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Albemarle County Home for Sale

by Gayle February 18, 2014

Albemarle County Home for Sale Why you will love this home:  It is all about the views.  Distant Blue Ridge Mountain views constantly change as the day passes and weather patterns change.  Also, the kitchen is amazing as well! What you can do here:  RELAX, work on that novel, float lazily down the James River, [...]


2014 Albemarle County Agri-Business Marketing Conference

by Sue January 13, 2014

January 27, 2014 8AM to 2PM Albemarle County Office Building Charlottesville, VA The Albemarle County Agri-Business Market Conference assists farmers and foodies with marketing resources. Some of the topics to be discussed will include: Social Networking, Lines of business to supplement farm income-risks & rewards, Where to Sell, Marketing and Branding resources. For more information [...]


Virginia State Fair Today

by Staff October 6, 2013

They get it.   They did justice to the farmers of Virginia.  Today is the last day of the 2013 State Fair of Virginia, and already the great reviews are beginning to pour in.  This is the first year that the fair is wholly sponsored by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, and people are generally quite pleased [...]


July is National Ice Cream Month!

by Sue July 1, 2013

July is National Ice Cream Month and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is saluting farms that use ice cream to diversify their economic base, make a profit and keep the family farm operating. Chiles Orchard in Crozet is one in our area that is benefiting from making, serving and selling ice cream. [...]


Strawberry Season in Central Virginia

by Staff May 9, 2013

We wait all year for this.   Fresh, warm, juicy strawberries.  If you want to pick your own, you can do that too.  Here’s a link to some farm markets (and their store hours etc) where you can find this season’s fresh strawberries.  Enjoy.


55th Annual Piney River Chitterling Dinner

by Sue February 9, 2013

February 16, 2013 12:00PM – 6:00PM Piney River Fire Department Piney River, Virginia Nelson County Virginia Help out our brothers with their annual fund raiser! If you don’t like Chitterlings they have ham and chicken and all the other fixins’ prepared by Nelson County’s best cooks! They sell out fast so get there early! For [...]