The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission has just unveiled the “Purely Piedmont” brand name and colorful logo to promote the region’s locally grown food, including Rappahannock County.
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Rappahannock County has more cattle than people, with a count of 10,800 cattle and calves and 6,200 beef cows, according to the state figures, not including dairy cow production.
Boutique local winery DuCard Vineyards officially has released “Shenandoah,” a new wine created specifically to support the Shenandoah National Park Trust.
Mention “Eldon Farms” and residents of Rappahannock County will tell you everything they know — or more likely don’t — about one of the last contiguous land tracts of its kind in the eastern United States — 7,100 acres.
The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew's new Netflix series and more in this week's The Rapp.
For most of us the weather extremes thus far in 2017 are conversational. For Roy and Janet Alther, of Roy’s Orchard & Fruit Market in Sperryville, it’s far more serious.
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.
If there was ever reason to raise a toast to Virginia wineries it is now. The industry now contributes more than $1.37 billion annually to the state’s economy, an increase of 82 percent from 2010.
At the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual awards dinner, two Rappahannock residents were among those honored for demonstrating leadership in the stewardship of local soil and water resources.
4-H thanks Jim Massie; Thornton Gap congregation has new pastor; Septic system funding available; and New RappCats president thanks supporters.
CCLC would like to thank the PATH Foundation for providing us with the financial support to lay the groundwork for our Seed-to-Table program through a just completed Make It Happen! grant.
You know, Rappahannock County, you really are a special place. Two weekends ago was the eighth annual Rappahannock County Farm Tour where visitors from near and far visited 17 featured farms and two special venues.
Agriculture program conservation funds are available from the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District for a variety of conservation practices, including cover crops for winter cover on crop fields.
With the Rappahannock County Farm Tour just two days away, interesting Amissville area tour venues have made the decision of where to go even more difficult.
Everyone is invited to visit a variety of producers on this weekend's eighth annual Rappahannock Farm Tour. Caledonia Farm will feature 20 environmentally responsible agricultural practices plus host tables and presentations.
We want to maintain our county's unique character and unspoiled vistas. And it's for these reasons also that Rappahannock's connectivity challenges can no longer be ignored.