Conference Location

The West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference and Community Expo will be held on the campus of West Virginia State University in Institute, WV, approximately 8 miles west of Charleston along I-64. Learn more about the location here.

Conference sessions will take place in the Wilson University Union, which is Building 5 on the Campus Map. Parking is available in the lots surrounding the Union, with Lot M being closest.

Conference Lodging

While the conference does not have a block of rooms reserved for out-of-town attendees, there are several lodging options near campus, including the following:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charleston NW – 410 New Goff Mountain Road, Cross Lanes, WV 25313 – (304) 769-5818 – 2.4 miles from campus

Wyndham Garden Hotel – 102 Racer Dr, Cross Lanes, WV 25313 – (304) 776-8070 – 2.9 miles from campus

Sleep Inn & Suites – 15 Goff Crossing Drive, Cross Lanes, WV 25313 – (304) 776-7711 – 3 miles from campus

Mardi Gras Casino & Resort – 1 Greyhound Drive, Cross Lanes, WV 25313 – (304) 776-1000 – 3.8 miles from campus

Additional lodging is available throughout the Kanawha Valley, with downtown Charleston and South Charleston providing nice hotel options within 10 miles of campus.