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Ramp dinners across West Virginia growing in popularity


RICHWOOD, W.Va. — Ramp dinners in West Virginia are growing in popularity, and their non-profit hosts are benefitting from the burgeoning interest in all things West Virginian, says the publisher of West Virginia Explorer Magazine.

“Ramp dinners have become a much bigger thing all of a sudden," says David Sibray, whose online guide to the Mountain State has been the state's chief promotor of the events for over a decade.

“I was worried about them at one point because their volunteer hosts were growing older, but after covid ran its course, the festivals boomed along with the popularity of so much about West Virginia.”

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