Farms & Businesses - Permits / Links

We had gathered available links to guide you step-by-step into obtaining business as well as new ideas to widen your entrepreneurship horizons.


Business Permits- This site allows you to establish a new West Virginia business or bring your out-of-state company to the Mountain State and to keep your business filings current.
WV Logging Permits- This site contains information on operator licensing, professional logger certification, timbering operation notification, inspections required by the state of West Virginia.
WV Residential Contractor Permits- This site contains financial assistance, technical resources, news, success stories, local and state service contacts, and more to start or improve farm business.

Other Links

Center for Rural Entrepreneurship- This website is the leading national resource for rural communities and regions interested in building economic development through different programs, trainings and research around entrepreneurship.
Forest Stewardship Council- This site provides information on how to protect and maintain forests while adding best economic value and building markets that respects the rights of timber communities.
Northeast SARE- Through this page explore the Northeast SARE website offers for competitive grants to projects that explore and address key issues affecting the sustainability and economic viability of agriculture.
WV Farm 2 U- This website contains a vision to develop a food system that promotes culinary and cultural tourism consolidating a recognized regional cuisine.
AgriTourism World- Learn what is agritourism and make your farm a destination while making tourism part of your cash crop.
Grassroot Rural Entrepreneurship- Through three best practices examples find all about what means grassroots rural entrepreneurship.