Events & News

G.A.T.E. Center Events & News

Summer Canning Workshops

Food preservation methods such as canning are great ways to preserve your garden goodies so that they last throughout the year. Make sure that you are doing it safely by attending one of our food preservation classes this summer.

Cost: $15.00

Location: GATE Center Conference room and Commercial Kitchen

Registration link:

Friends of Agriculture Breakfast

The Grayson County Friends of Ag Breakfast is held 4 - 6 times per year and is open to the public. The purpose of this event is to educate the community on different areas of agriculture, but to also allow producers to meet and talk with other producers in the area. This is a great event to learn from each other as well as industry experts.

Call the Agriculture Economic Development Office for details on upcoming events, 276-773-2471 ext 146.

ServSafe 2024 Schedule

Course Cost: $160.00

  • Includes training, ServSafe 7th Edition Revised book & exam

All classes are from 9AM to 6PM

Mount Rogers Regional Adult Educational Program

Classes will be held every Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM in the GATE Center Conference Room.

Call 800-322-7748 for additional information and to register.

Monthly Meetings

Contact Us

Facility Manager

Rebekah Hines


Agriculture Economic Development Director

Lyndsie N. Young

276-773-2471 ext. 146 • 276-768-9706


G.A.T.E. Center

129 Davis Street • PO Box 217

Independence Virginia 24348