What goes down the toilet has to go somewhere — and sometimes that somewhere is a farm in Albemarle County.
County planners, supervisors give direction on farm winery rules
Albemarle County supervisors and planners said Tuesday that they support creating separate event rules for farm wineries, breweries and distilleries. Additionally, planners and supervisors suggested a sliding scale of event thresholds for alcohol operations based on the business’s acreage, location and proximity to neighbors. Wedding industry representatives and winemakers, brewers and distillers warned county officials […]
Albemarle must allow events at farms and farm breweries
New legislation that goes into effect July 1 will grant farms and farm breweries in Albemarle County the ability to hold events and conduct certain economic activities without getting approval from the Board of Supervisors. Albemarle is preparing to revise its zoning ordinances to comply with state law. “What’s disturbing here is that the state […]
Castle Hill Cider gets approval to hold large events
Albemarle County supervisors granted a special use permit Wednesday for Castle Hill Cider to hold events exceeding the capacity allowed under the county’s zoning ordinance. “None of us know whether this is going to create a perfect situation, but it’s going to create a situation better than what exists today,” said Supervisor Kenneth C. Boyd. […]