The Department of Economic Development
promotes agricultural products and assists in the development of new agricultural businesses. The agricultural development staff produces informational materials and sponsors two farm tours along with other agri-tourism events. The department also promotes local foods and farmer- to-consumer sales through directories and a number of farmers’ market opportunities in locations throughout the county.
The staff also promotes agricultural industry segments through local trade associations and manages the Agricultural and Forestal District Program and other activities aimed at fostering a thriving rural economy. More information about agricultural development in Loudoun County from the Office of Rural Economic Development is online: