Category Archives: Farms

Grayson County Community Day

Earth Mama, Joyce Rouse, talks with Wytheville radio personality, Danny Gordon, about Friday’s Grayson County Community Day in this podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia, which aired earlier today on WEHC 90.7FM. Hear what’s in store, then head … Continue reading

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West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery

This might sound trivial if it wasn’t so heartfelt — I love everything about West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery. From our Wytheville front door, we can be there in 20 minutes; but when we arrive, I feel transported. It’s … Continue reading

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Monarch Migration arrives in Southwest Virginia

The change of seasons signals many things, but for me fall means it is time for the annual Monarch Migration. For those of you who are intrigued by this amazing feat, this is our time of year. Fall temperatures hint … Continue reading

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Farm to Fork Gala

Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Nicole Vachon Hanlon talks about the upcoming Farm to Fork — Celebrating the Taste of Local gala in today’s podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive, aired earlier today on WEHC 90.7FM Emory. The fundraiser will … Continue reading

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Beetle Patrol

by Sara Skelton On my first morning of farm work, I woke up early and ready, mostly for breakfast (the thought of peanut butter mixed with jelly or yogurt swirled with granola motivates me to get out of bed every … Continue reading

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A Taste of Abingdon at the Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market Season is in full swing in towns across Southwest Virginia, but one of my favorites is the Abingdon Farmers Market. This also happens to be the favorite of several of my co-workers… Every other day, the ladies I … Continue reading

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Independence Farmers’ Market

by Hannah Martin & Emilia Jones At the corner, a peapod dances to music only he can hear, waving a sign: “Farmers Market Ahead.” “We’re going to head up to Blacksburg next week, go to a real farmer’s market,” a … Continue reading

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