Feast fresh, feast local

Mark your calendar, foodies. On Saturday, August 7 the Piedmont Environmental Council is having a fundraising feast for its Buy Fresh Buy Local campaign at Whole Foods Market on Route 29 North. Guests will dine on a menu featuring products from many local and regional farmers and producers including Barboursville Vineyard, Blue Mountain Brewery, Blue Ridge Dairy, Caromont Farms, Green Hill Farms, Henley's Orchard, Meadow Creek Farm, Porcello Farm, Shenandoah Valley Family Farms, Shenandoah Joe Coffee and Wade's Mill. Many of the farmers and producers will also be on hand for the event.

The feast begins at 6pm and tickets, which are said to be completely tax-deductible, are $50. Tickets can be purchased online or by giving Melissa Wiley at the PEC a call at 434-977-2033.