Farmer Focus hatches $17.8 million expansion
Harrisonburg-based Farmer Focus is undertaking a $17.8 million expansion to boost capacity at its 78,000-square foot processing facility on Acorn Drive. The organic poultry producer, which marked its ninth anniversary in March, announced in February that it was the recipient of a $3.6 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Meat and Poultry […]
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport’s new hangars nearly complete
WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WHSV) – A project creating a hub for business clients in the Valley is almost complete. Two new hangars are being built at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD). “We have seen a large demand for hangar space for new aircraft and new development,” Heather Ream, director of marketing and communications at SHD […]
The Valley’s GO Virginia Region 8 ignites economic growth
GO Virginia Region 8 provided $5.5 million in funding to 19 projects in Shenandoah Valley, including talent development, business cluster scaling, entrepreneurial ecosystems and business-ready sites.
GO Virginia Region 8 Council Welcomes New Executive Director
Deborah K. Flippo appointed as new Executive Director for GO Virginia Region 8 Council, bringing 31 years of experience in VA business development.
Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission plan agriculture enterprise center
A recommended shared-use agricultural center in Shenandoah Valley is ideal for national distribution, diverse crops, and food system infrastructure.
Study Recommends Community Ag Facility In Rockingham Or Augusta
Proposed agricultural center to strengthen local farms and food businesses in Rockingham or Augusta County.
Greater Augusta Regional Tourism (GART) Launches a Free, Mobile Savings Pass to Support Small Businesses
GART launches SAW Savings Pass program with GO Virginia grant to support regional small businesses.
Common Grain Alliance Receives GO Virginia Grant to Fund New Agricultural Supply Chain Project
Common Grain Alliance receives GO Virginia grant for LOCAL-I project aiding small-scale VA agricultural producers with logistics.
GO Virginia Grants Shenandoah Valley Partnership Funds for Site Enhancement
GO Virginia awarded $821,000 to elevate six sites in Region 8 to a Virginia Business Ready Site certification.
Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturer to Locate in Harrisonburg
Valley Guard Supply LLC is investing $1 million to establish a personal protective equipment manufacturing facility in the City of Harrisonburg, creating 45 new jobs.
GO Virginia Funds SBDC COVID-19 Recovery Initiative to Boost Small Business Resiliency.
The Virginia Initiative for Growth & Opportunity (GO Virginia) Board approved an $81,813 grant for the Small Business Resiliency Team program in the Shenandoah Valley.
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