Press "Enter" to skip to content

Artisan trail forming on Middle Peninsula

A coalition of local community members, art groups, and tourism and economic development entities is working with the Artisans Center of Virginia to develop Virginia’s newest artisan trail.

A public information meeting on their efforts will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews.

The trail will include artists’ studios, galleries, farms, wineries, craft breweries, farmers’ markets, distilleries, cideries, restaurants, hotels, boutiques, and other artisanal and agri-tourism-based businesses in Mathews, Gloucester, Middlesex, and Essex counties, said a press release. It will be the 32nd artisan trail in Virginia.

A local management team consisting of a dozen representatives will be working on identifying potential participating artisans and businesses, said the release. There will be monthly public awareness gatherings in different localities coupled with a process to build consensus on choosing a n...

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.