While there have been a couple of sightings of Vespa mandarinia — commonly called the Asian giant hornet or murder hornet — in North America, there have not been any sightings in Virginia or on the East Coast.
Sadly, we are cancelling the 18th annual Rappahannock Spring Plant Sale scheduled for April 25th at Waterpenny Farm. We will miss hosting this wonderful community gathering that has become a traditional rite of spring for so many of us in the community.
People come from all around to see Sperryville resident Tom Lewis’ annual display of Christmas lights and ornamentation, but only his lucky friends and neighbors ever see his summer display of beautiful fruits and vegetables. Lewis harvested 18 bushels of potatoes last week and promptly repl…
Whippoorwill . . . the name melts in your mouth like a soft dinner mint. It conjures up images and sounds of the soft feathered wings of birds in flight, framed in the expanse of a powder blue sky.
Rappahannock County cattle farmers Chris and Caroline Parrish have been presented with the 2018 Bay-Friendly Farm Award by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation at its annual awards dinner in Culpeper.
‘I’ve spent a lot of years in greenhouses killing a lot of bad bugs and bad diseases, I’ve never seen anything like this’
Cattle ranchers from around the world met in Culpeper this past week for the Red Devon USA Mini Congress. As part of the Red Devon Association, cattlemen from the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, Australia, Canada and Mexico began their tour at the Lakota Ranch Farm, which is set on 72…
A newly formed steering committee of Rappahannock County farmers and residents will bring the agriculture needs of the county into focus.
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission has just unveiled a new brand name and colorful logo to promote the region’s locally grown food, including Rappahannock County.
In the largest competition of American wines in the world — the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition in California — Gray Ghost Winery’s 2014 Petit Verdot captured gold medal honors.