Hipcamp host Jay F.,
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We are a sustainable farm with chickens, ducks, geese & countless varieties of fruits & vegetables. Walking paths & interesting finds all around

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
2 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 3 vehicles
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Pop-up campers, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Ask about access type
Ask about max length
Ask about slideout accommodation
surface type
surface levelness
No Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, or Class A RVs
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Jay a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 15 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off

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Lavender bundle

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Farm Basket

A basket with seasonal offerings from the farm to enjoy in your camp meals:)

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Farm Tour

For those curious minds that would like to learn a bit more about the plants,...Read more

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Kayak rental

We have kayaks available onsite so you can explore the Shore by water. Amazin...Read more

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Firewood bundle

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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Shine and Rise Farm and Food Forest in Virginia.


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Hipcamper Ryan

Great camp site!

Ryan B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 17th, 2022

Awesome time at the site, Jay was very friendly and hospitable. Very secluded and quiet.

Hipcamper Brian

Make friends with a farmer!!

Brian W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 6th, 2022

Thanks Jay for the opportunity to stay at your Farm! The site was great and very private and spacious with a good shady spot for the tent and easy access to water and electricity. The site has a fire ring and Jay's bundle of wood is hard wood, well dried and was enough to last the evening. There was very little street traffic and so the sense of quiet and calm was pervasive. We enjoyed our chats with Jay - he is knowledgeable about the land, the area's history and the communities there. Highly recommend and hope to be back again.

Hipcamper Katie
Katie B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 29th, 2022

I cannot recommend Shine & Rise farm enough! Our campsite was spacious and completely private. Also, we got there a little later than expected and the string lights made it easy to set up our tent in the dark.

Jay and Tatum were lovely. We loved learning about them and their vision for the farm. If you’re looking for a unique place to stay, look no further!

Hipcamper Lily
Lily N.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 23rd, 2022

This was wonderful. All around. Jay is an incredible host. He is easy to get along with and very accommodating. The campsites are beautiful, acres apart from each other it’s about as private as you can get. Very safe and welcoming. Highly recommend.

Hipcamper Derek
Derek B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 18th, 2022

Excellent site. Quiet, secluded, perfect for our needs. We were welcomed and given helpful tips about our stay.

Hipcamper paul

Nestled in the tall forest.

Paul A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 14th, 2022

It was a wonderful site, and we are very thankful full Jay was able to meet us even though we were a bit late. our site had the party lights and power which was a big help. Surrounded by a forest of oh-so-tall trees. A sight for sore eyes for this central Texas couple.

Hipcamper Maggie
Maggie L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 7th, 2022

This farm and property were lovely and well set up and maintained. Jay and his family were wonderful. They let us see their goslings and recommended the best beach area for our family to explore. (Savage Neck Dunes State Natural Area - a perfect half mile hike to a cool beach area with lots of drift wood trees my kids liked exploring.) We definitely recommend camping here!

Hipcamper elana

Charming wooded camp spot, sweet!

Elana A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 23rd, 2022

Jay's place is great and he's very friendly and welcoming. We felt safe and comfortable with all the amenities he has set up at the camp spot, like electricity if you need it and a big platform to set up camp on (or perform a dance recital haha).

We pulled in a little later than expected but just before dark - he met us on the road and took us to the spot - it's got a fantastic fire pit and Jay has wood available (which I'd always recommend since you don't want to take wood from other forests, it's always a risk to transfer foreign bugs to a new ecosystem.)

The fireflies were an amazing show and we walked a little trail after the rain cleared up in the morning, but we didn't make it to tour his farm (we'll be back and looking forward to it!) We roasted some of his delicious yellow squash for dinner over the fire and it was super tasty. Thanks, Jay!

Hipcamper Susan

Private site in a stand of oaks

Susan P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 21st, 2022

Very private site in a stand of oaks with no sights or sounds of people, near a back road but very little traffic. About 20 minute drive to a nature preserve on the Bay with a nice stretch of beach. Theory and policy meets practice at the working farm where there's lots to learn about sustainable agriculture.


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