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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…

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…

Everyone is invited to visit a variety of producers on this weekend’s eighth annual Rappahannock Farm Tour. Caledonia Farm (Stop No. 3) will feature 20 environmentally responsible agricultural practices plus host tables and presentations by these related organizations: RLEP, Independent Sola…

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