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Come to the wild and wonderful hills! Workshops, retreats, picnics, farm tours, camping, parties, and other special and customized events take place at Sassafras Farm, home of Chickens in the Road, located in Roane County, West Virginia, approximately 30 minutes north of Charleston, WV. Milk a cow or goat, make cheese or butter, create old-fashioned soap, learn to bake bread and pour candles, or just step into the storybook at a 100-acre farm. It’s all waiting for you here.

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For information about upcoming retreats and workshops, see the Retreats & Workshops page.

See also: Private Groups & Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats & Company Picnics, and School Groups.

If traveling from outside the area, see the Suggested Accommodations page for accommodation and travel info.

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The Slanted Little House

"It was a cold wintry day when I brought my children to live in rural West Virginia. The farmhouse was one hundred years old, there was already snow on the ground, and the heat was sparse-—as was the insulation. The floors weren’t even, either. My then-twelve-year-old son walked in the door and said, “You’ve brought us to this slanted little house to die." Keep reading our story....

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