Agriculture

The Homesteading Lifestyle

Have you ever heard of homesteading? If you haven’t, you will. Although it’s a relatively old term, coined when the original homesteaders had no choice but to grow their own food and be completely self-reliant, today it has a brand new meaning and is being embraced by people across the country. […]

Agriculture

A trying time for wine

He’s worked in vineyards and Ontario, Ohio and recently returned from Napa, where grapes grow well but are increasingly threatened by excessive heat. Despite the challenges, he believes Virginia holds a lot of potential for winemakers. […]

Agriculture

The Farm at Sunnyside is growing healthier

Change is afoot at The Farm at Sunnyside, where because of its unusual methods and dedication to producing wholesome products the Rappahannock County farm outside Washington is now able to create “nutrient dense” foods that uphold a healthier lifestyle. […]

Agriculture

Cattlemen visit

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 726 acres in Remington. […]

Agriculture

Agriculture is focus of new Rappahannock steering committee

According to Molly Peterson, of Heritage Hollow farms in Sperryville, the committee is looking to gather additional peers and neighbors who have interest in the county’s current agricultural needs and its future. The committee will be hosting a public event and conversation that will also feature an appearance by John Piotti. […]