Welcome to ’Round the Mountain
See unique crafts handmade and homegrown in the blue mountains and green valleys of Southwest Virginia. Meet artisans whose creative vision reaches far beyond their studio or vineyard or gallery. Plan a trip along one of our 15 Artisan Trails, or begin your exploration at Heartwood, where you can buy juried crafts and find out more about the creative culture of Southwest Virginia.
'Round the Mountain, with offices at Heartwood in Abingdon, VA, serves as the hub for a network of more than 400 Southwest Virginia artisans and craftspeople. Our staff assists members to become better entrepreneurs, helps market their work and communicates the value of locally produced craft and food from our distinctive and authentic region.
Visit Heartwood, Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway. You'll find the work of RTM craftspeople whose pieces have been juried to be the best of the best.
Artisans & Crafts
with a Sense of Place
Search for artisans whose lives are as unique and carefully crafted as their work.
Crafts in many media
Find crafts in many media: true to tradition, or new and unique.
The best, grown at home
Farms, farmers markets, wineries, gardens and much more.
Distinctive and authentic
Explore 15 Artisan Trails, with studios, galleries, farms, wineries, dining opportunities and small inns.
'Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote sustainable economic development of the region's communities by assisting local artisans with marketing, educational, and entrepreneurial opportunities.
Interlinking the hands that make SWVA