Cannery Advisory Committee

Purpose:To assist staff in developing plans and methods to best utilize the Cannery facility.


The Cannery Advisory Committee makes recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding fees. The committee also makes recommendations regarding days and hours of operation and priorities for service consideration based on the resources available. The committee supports the cannery manager at outreach events including the Ashland Strawberry Fair and Basics of Cannery training. Committee members assist the cannery manager during daily operations and special events such as Harvest of Hope as needed.




One elected official, seven magisterial district representatives, staff support provided by the Department of Public Works

Terms of Service:

One-year term

Contact Person(s):

Carol Van Goor, Cannery Manager, or Steve Chidsey, Chief of Public Works Operations, (804) 365-6181

Meeting Schedule:

Spring and fall by committee decision

Meeting Location:

Hanover County Administration Building, 2nd Floor Planning Conference Room,  7516 County Complex Road, Hanover, VA 23069

Further Information:

For further information see Public Works.