Loudoun County Department of Economic Development
The Rural Business Development Division focuses primarily on promoting agricultural products and assists in the development of new agricultural businesses. The agricultural development staff produces informational materials and sponsors educational programs along with agri-tourism events throughout the year.
The department also promotes local food and farmer-to-consumer sales through directories and a number of farmers’ market opportunities in locations throughout the county.
Looking to start a new rural business or expand an existing business? Here’s how we can help:
- Assisting landowners with decisions about what crops to grow or additional agricultural services provided.
- Farm business planning.
- Coordination with Cooperative Extension for technical assistance.
- Marketing and promotions of your rural business.
- Navigation through the zoning/permitting process.