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“People come from Maryland, D.C., the Northern Neck, Pennsylvania, people are coming from everywhere … We have loyal customers who have been coming for decades. We had a customer last week leave a note when we were gone on the honor system. It said in her 65 years, these are the best peaches she’s ever had in her whole life and she would be back every time she visits.”

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In the gardens of Thom Pellikan’s backyard on Red Oak Mountain last Saturday with a breathtaking view of Rappahannock and beyond, nearly 100 guests were treated to performances by Castleton’s world-class musicians. The evening featured Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and tenor Paul Groves, as well as Castleton Chamber Players Eric Silberger, Daniel Lelchuk and Bradley Moore. They performed favorites like Gershwin’s “Summertime,” “The Swan” for cello and “Silent Lips” from Léhar’s “The Merry Widow.”

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The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 legalized hemp farming on a federal level, ending 48 years of hemp prohibition. Soon afterwards processors, growers, and hemp advocates formed the Rappahannock Hemp Cooperative (RHC) with the aspiration of educating and aiding local farmers interested in industrial hemp farming

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This is the third in a series of conversations with the 2020 Fifth district congressional candidates. Each week, the Rappahannock News will give Republican Bob Good and Democrat Cameron Webb an opportunity to present their views on a single issue. In a continuation of Part III from last week, Webb and Good share their approaches to the concerns of rural voters.

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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…

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  • Humidity: 100%
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  • UV Index: 4 Moderate
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Today

Partly cloudy skies. High around 60F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph. Higher wind gusts possible.

Tonight

Partly cloudy in the evening with more clouds for later at night. Low 48F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

Tomorrow

Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 67F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.