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.
Sperryville farmers Mike and Molly Peterson went live on Facebook last Friday to accept a $50,000 “Agility” grant from AT&T.
PART 2 OF 3: In lieu of cell and broadband connectivity, Rappahannock's students, visitors, responders and workers plug into some creative solutions.
Farmer's Market vendors, Ladybug Mountain Farm and The Farm at Sunnyside, work hard and travel far to sell their products.
In an effort to increase his farm’s profitability and reduce environmental impacts such as runoff and soil erosion, Flint Hill farmer Mike Sands began working with The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) in 2013.
4-H members shine at this month’s Culpeper-Madison-Rappahannock Farm Show.
Rappahannock’s family farmers, present and future, rely on hard work and a hefty set of tools to keep growing.
After a recent event at Cooter’s drew hundreds of people and scores of vehicles, after a complaint, County Administrator is “looking into it.
The owner of three Anatolian shepherd guard dogs at a Flint Hill sheep and cattle farm is scheduled be in Rappahannock County General District Court June 14 to address civil charges that the dogs are dangerous.
As you drive through our beautiful Rappahannock County, you may have noticed that we have been improving parts of Eldon Farms over the past several months. Why? Cattle prices have been up in recent years and we’ve decided it’s a…
Folks who’ve never stepped foot in Rappahannock may have seen it. In nighttime photos taken from space, the county is one of those few, conspicuous dark spots amid a blaze of yellow lights illuminating the East Coast from Miami to…
Once the Sustainable Technology Institute crew out of Richmond finishes the 10-day installation, the sun’s power will generate around 49,000 watts of electricity, enough to cover the farm’s entire energy use.
Farmers and ranchers are reminded that the general enrollment period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ends on Feb. 26.
Rappahannock landowners placed nearly a thousand acres of land into conservation easements in 2015, according to a Piedmont Environmental Council report released last week.
Action taken by Congress last month making federal tax incentive for conservation easements permanent could spur lower-income landowners or farmers to apply.
Molly Peterson is a Rappahannock treasure and a tireless cheerleader — and on-the-ground trooper — for local food and sustainable farming. She and husband Mike run the grass-fed livestock and marketing operations of Sperryville’s Heritage Hollow Farms. She’s also a…