Amissville Column

Amissville column for Dec. 10

Coats and blankets for Syrian refugees in Turkey Five generous families on the north end of Hinson Ford Road filled 24 large trash bags with donated coats and blankets to send to Syrian refugees living […]


In search of Rappahannock farm venues

Rappahannock County farmers, we need your help. For the past two years, the organizing committee of the Rappahannock County Farm Tour & Festival has endeavored to create an event that reflected the diversity of agricultural operations in the county. […]

By Cathie Shiff

Nursery native

Photo: Rob Davis of Hill House Farm and Nursery stands ready to ring up yet another customer during last weekend’s annual spring open house. […]

Amissville Column

Amissville column for April 23

The eight needle women met last week at the regular day and time at Charlotte Laing’s house, but this time they weren’t going to just quilt or embroider. They were going to talk about underwear. Women’s Civil War-era skivvies, to be exact. […]


Late cold brings livestock losses

Recent record-breaking cold in the region made life harder for local farm animals and the men and women who raise them, even spelling disaster for the most vulnerable — newborn calves and lambs and aged animals already weakened by high winds and snow that just wouldn’t go away. […]

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Amissville Column

Amissville column for Feb. 26

Save the dates (and times) As February seems to be going out like a lion, there are two items of note occurring this month and next in Amissville. Beginning this Sunday (March 1) Amissville United […]