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Move over golf course and make room for the working farm.  That's the growing sentiment across the country as developers embrace the working farm as a differentiating amenity for a new category of community known as "agrihoods."  An agrihood is defined as a single-family, multifamily, or mixed-use community built with a working farm or community garden as a focus.

James River Nurseries is excited to be a landscape contractor at Central Virginia's first 55+ agrihood, Chickahominy Falls.

Chickahominy Falls is an active adult community that will consist of 400 homes and a full functioning farm called Woodside Farms (barn included - fittingly called, "The Barn").  Additionally, the community will have a clubhouse with outdoor pool, fitness center, game room, library, and kitchen.  There will also be miles of walking trails, fishing ponds, tot lots for when family comes to visit, and a farmer's market area.

Encouraging social engagement and creating a sense of community through farm-centered events is the hallmark of the new agrihood.  And at Chickahominy Falls, it's no different.  The Barn, which includes a kitchen, will be a place where the homeowners, local chefs and caterers can enjoy the space to host cooking demonstrations, mingle with fellow neighbors at leisurely happy hours and more.  It will be a place where homeowners can "roll up (their) sleeves and help with the harvest" or "kick back and relax by the outdoor fireplace."

We'd like to give a shout-out to the Cresent Group, developers of Chickahominy Falls, for having the vision to bring the agrihood concept to Central Virginia.  Their dedication and hard work to make Chickahominy Falls a reality has been handsomely rewarded through record sales volume.  We'd like to wish them continued success and thank them for inviting James River Nurseries along on the journey as they introduce this new concept to the local market.

To learn more about this amazing community, please visit Chickahominy Falls.