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Dairy and berries create delicious summer treats

Dairy and berries create delicious summer treats

Many Virginians like to celebrate National Dairy Month by enjoying a delicious dessert like this parfait.




Sell-by date confusion to be cleared up soon

Sell-by date confusion to be cleared up soon
Many Americans have no idea what “sell by” labels actually mean. So after 40 years of letting consumers guess, the grocery industry has made a move to clear up the confusion.



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.



Serve some strawberry soup this spring

Serve some strawberry soup this spring
May is when Virginia strawberries begin to ripen. And there is nothing sweeter than a refreshing strawberry soup.



Pork and Apple Meatballs

Pork and Apple Meatballs
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Cook meat to proper temperatures to prevent foodborne illness

Cook meat to proper temperatures to prevent foodborne illness
As outdoor temperatures rise, so does the use of grills. Whenever you’re grilling—outdoors or inside—it’s critical to cook meat to the proper temperature.



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 paying less this spring for a dozen foods

Consumers paying less this spring for a dozen foods
Americans will be able to eat several meals less expensively this spring than in previous years.



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.



Salt Cod with Chickpeas and Spinach

Salt Cod with Chickpeas and Spinach
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



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