Lodging at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
On-site accommodations are available at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center at an extremely reduced rate of $75 (plus taxes) per night. Book your room by Friday, July 19, 2019. Enjoy the renowned Breakfast Buffet on us!
Book online using the button below. You can also call the hotel directly at 1-540-985-5900 . Just let the booking staff know that you’d like a room in the Catawba Sustainability Center room block.
VT Catawba Sustainability Center
For those staying at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, we will be providing transportation to the VT Catawba Sustainability Center each field day, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 20 & 21. Arrival time to the VT Catawba Sustainability Center for both hotel guests and those driving themselves, is 9 am both days.
5 Points Music Sanctuary
Join us beginning at 6:30 Monday, August 19 for a Welcome Informational Social with heavy hors d’oeuvres by Blue Ridge Catering, cash bar and live music by Blacksburg’s own Clover Hollow. For those that can’t make the whole event, separate tickets are available.
Tuesday, August 20 ushers in a special evening with a dinner buffet provided by Blue Ridge Catering. Cash bar is available. Enjoy the keynote by Keefe Keeley from the Savanna Institute. Keefe’s talk is titled “We do not farm for bread alone: Making a living and a livable world with agroforestry”. Separate tickets are available for those that are unable to attend the whole event.