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Romance your sweetheart on Virginia’s oyster trail!

Romance your sweetheart on Virginia’s oyster trail!
Maine has its lobster, Alaska has salmon and Virginia has the oyster.



VFBF receives national award for marketing software for farmers

VFBF receives national award for marketing software for farmers
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation was one of six state Farm Bureaus honored for innovation Jan. 7 with an American Farm Bureau Federation New Horizon Award.



National Farmers Market Week celebrates growing connection between farmers and consumers

National Farmers Market Week celebrates growing connection between farmers and consumers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 6-12, will celebrate the vital role markets play in supporting local economies and giving consumers access to healthy local foods.



Virginia sweet corn is rolling in

Virginia sweet corn is rolling in
Sweet corn harvest is well underway in Virginia, and farmers across the state are supplying consumers with the summer favorite.



Virginia celebrates National Farm to School Month

Virginia celebrates National Farm to School Month
October is National Farm to School Month, and Virginia farmers are supplying locally produced foods for schools in their communities.



Farmers’ markets offer fresh produce throughout the fall

Farmers’ markets offer fresh produce throughout the fall
Farmers’ markets don’t necessarily end with the summer; many continue supplying consumers with seasonal products throughout the fall.



First vegetables of spring sprouting everywhere

First vegetables of spring sprouting everywhere
Fresh asparagus is a sure sign farmers are working hard to get the prolific vegetable to market.



Consumers, farmers reap rewards from CSAs

Consumers, farmers reap rewards from CSAs
To ensure a consistent supply of seasonal local produce from spring through fall, it’s not too late to sign up for a community-supported agriculture, or CSA, subscription.



Your membership helps farmers better market their local products

Your membership helps farmers better market their local products
Virginia agriculture is almost as diverse as the local, state and national issues that affect it. Our farmers need a voice and a forum for surfacing issues that affect their ability to compete in the fast-changing world of production agriculture.



Tax credit benefits both farmers and food banks

Tax credit benefits both farmers and food banks
A new tax credit will benefit Virginia’s farmers and the food banks to which they donate.



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