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George Washington Carver Agriculture
Research
Center

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Lettuce from GWCARC

Our Mission

The mission of the George Washington Carver Agriculture Research Center (GWCARC) is to sustain, strengthen and enhance agriculture and the environment in Virginia’s Northern Piedmont and is based at the George Washington Carver Center in Rapidan, VA. 

Chili Peppers from GWCARC

Programs

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CFEC

Carver Food Enterprise Center

CFEC is 6,000 square foot space shared-use commercial kitchen and food business incubator.

The Stone Soup
Project

Stone Soup Job Skills Training Program is a partnership program between GWCARC and Virginia Cooperative Extension that provides training on food safety and customer service and teaches basic culinary skills for employment in the foodservice industry.

 Working Group

The Carver Center Food Security and Agriculture Working Group is a collaborative project that pulls together agriculture and food security related organizations and programs working out of the Carver Center

in Rapidan, VA.

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    The Carver Center, 9432 N James Madison Hwy, Rapidan, VA 22733, USA
    Are you looking to start or grow your food business? The Central VA SBDC and the Carver Food Enterprise Center are offering a workshop!
  • Mar 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    The Carver Center, 9432 N James Madison Hwy, Rapidan, VA 22733, USA
    We invite you to join us for our next Feeding 500 program on March 20, 9:00am to 12:30 pm, which will be a day of learning food safety and culinary skills while preparing nutritious foods for local food banks.
Artichoke from GWCARC
Evnts

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Raddish from GWCARC

Thanks to our Partners

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Fresh Lettuce from GWCARC

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