Goochland County's roots in agriculture has been a key factor in the steady growth in the food and beverage industry. Farms, breweries, wineries, and hydroponic facilities have been calling Goochland County home for years. Ideally located along Interstate 64, Goochland County provides logistical access along major thoroughfares to transport goods to major markets quickly.
The Richmond region has a skilled and trained labor force, coupled with a robust community college system, and higher education program, provides for a talented workforce pipeline. The pipeline of talent for Goochland starts even earlier than that. Goochland High School has an agriculture program on campus, allowing students hands on experience, and provides them with apprenticeships and internships with local businesses before they graduate.
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