The Catawba Center serves as a community meeting place for the Catawba region of Roanoke County. The grounds here include a picnic shelter, a playground, a basketball court, and a large lawn area. The building includes a rentable meeting space, a kitchen area, a space for dining, as well as tables and chairs.
Catawba Sustainability Center
The facility is home to Virginia Tech's Catawba Sustainability Center, an experiential showcase on 377 acres in the Catawba Valley. With research plus demonstration projects from multiple Virginia Tech colleges, the center is creating a positive model for a sustainable world. Read more about sustainable agriculture in a series of courses called Growers Academy, or stay connected to ongoing events here by becoming a Catawba Facebook Friend.
Catawba Farmer's Market
The Catawba Center also hosts the Catawba Farmers Market on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 7:00pm during the months of May through October. Stop by every week to shop for food and crafts produced by local vendors and artisans.
From Interstate 81, take Exit 141 north towards Catawba. At the the first stoplight turn right onto Route 311. Proceed over the mountain for 6.7 miles. Turn right onto Catawba Valley Road. Catawba Center will be on the right.