Trainings & Workshops

The Potomac Highlands Producers project, under its umbrella organization, Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College, supports local growers, producers and farmers by providing training and information on best practices and new ideas in producing products for consumer sale.  Check here for the latest trainings schedule. All of our trainings are free of charge and open to anyone to attend. 

Join us for these free virtual trainings on innovative approaches to agriculture

from Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College and its partners. 

Summer 2021 Series

May 26    Four Factors that Affect Beef Quality 
Do you know what factors can affect the taste, consistency and overall quality of your beef and other meats? Join Dr. Megan Webb, specialist in meat science from Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, for an informative session with lots of question and answer time to get your specific questions answered.  

7pm on zoom. Register here.

All trainings are held on Zoom, with call in options available for those with poor internet connections. For assistance in registering, contact Amanda West at or 304/703-2380.

For more trainings in other fields, visit Eastern's Workforce training website

Past Training Sessions

Production Planning - Kacey Gantzer, WVDA - February 10, 2021

Do you have an Ag Production Plan? Is it up to date? Watch our training to learn or re-learn how to chart out your production. Watch recording

Pricing Your Products: More Than Breaking Even, Ohio State University - March 10    Covers pricing meat, produce and value added products; with Joy Bauman and Christy Welch, Ohio State University. Watch recording

Growing for Craft Beverages - March 30   

Learn what products local craft beverage makers need for their products; with Paul Jackson of Smooth Ambler Distillery, Amanda West of West-Whitehill Winery and Brooke Glover of Swilled Dog Cidery. Watch recording

Benefit from SNAP & SNAP Stretch, WV Food & Farms Coalition - April 14 

Receive SNAP and matching dollar SNAP Stretch payments and tap into a new group of customers; with West Virginia Farm and Food Coalition. Watch recording