2017 Virginia Festival of the Book

Well, the 23rd Virginia Festival of the Book has officially come to a close, and what a festival it was! If you couldn’t make it this year to the magical, literary event, here’s what you missed.  Each year over 20,000 … Continue reading

Wine 101, 201, and 301 Recap

We are all about the wine here at the Iris Inn.  It’s why we have daily wine hour for our guests and why all packages are Sip & Somethings.  It’s also why we LOVE our Wine 101, Wine 201, and … Continue reading

Joel Salatin: Making a Difference with Local Food in Virginia

Joel Salatin is a local individual well-known for promoting sustainable agriculture and for pioneering grass-farming. Furthermore, the Salatin family owns and runs Polyface Farms, which consists of 550 acres in Swoope, Virginia and has become a popular source of local, … Continue reading