Agriculture

Local Flavor satisfies farm-fresh appetites

Mark Reinhardt and Laurie Smith have taken fresh to a whole new level.

It’s been nearly two years since the co-founders started their business, The Local Flavor, on the belief that knowing what you eat and where it’s grown has value. They’ve literally been trucking local produce grown predominantly in Rappahannock County to places beyond — like Herndon, Alexandria and Fredericksburg. […]

Agriculture

The Rapp for Oct. 7

Fauquier Livestock Exchange moves next week’s sales to Culpeper and reports the cause of last week’s fire appears to have been electrical; it’s harvest time at the Rappahannock County Jail; take your kids to ride and romp at the Link; Dr. Lillis will be in Washington Oct. 21 to help decode the Affordable Health Care Act. […]

Agriculture

From farm to table to . . . video

“I thought it was junk mail!” said Trista Scheuerlein as she recalled receiving the first notification that she was one of three people who won Liberty Mutual’s “Local Leaders, Big Responsibility” contest on TheAtlantic.com. “I […]

Crime & Courts

Sheriff’s Report for Oct. 7

Robert Glaze, 25, of Gainesville, was charged with assault and battery on a family member Friday after the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a woman was being assaulted with a pitchfork on […]

Agriculture

It’s fall, so it’s apple butter time

More than 30 Rappahannock Lions Club members put aside whatever else they might have had to do last Thursday (Sept. 30) to make apple butter — just as they’ve done for more than 30 years.

This year, because of the weather, the Rappahannock Co-op allowed them to work inside at the old apple shed, a location that was only fitting. […]

Agriculture

Community Briefs for Oct. 7

DMV hay and animal feed restrictions eased; Lt. Skowronski begins training at Fort Rucker; Gray Ghost and Gadino wineries win Governor’s Cup awards; it’s a girl for Scheulens of Chester Gap; Washington farmers make Angus bull list. […]