farming

Excuses, excuses: Still fair to call farmers environmentalists?
Published on Mar 30th, 2012
20 comments By Michael Akey“Farmers are the original environmentalists.” That’s the phrase I heard several times during a recent state legislature committee hearing on a bill that would limit when farmers could...
Crozet paper opens window on farming
Published on Aug 28th, 2009
0 comments Ever wonder what a king's grant looks like or how it launched the career of a now 83-year-old farmer? The Crozet Gazette has farm tales from Dan Maupin (who played a cameo in a 2003 Hook story about...
Out to pasture: Bundoran redefines house and farm
Published on Jul 21st, 2009
7 comments Bundoran Farm in North Garden hopes to be the State's premiere "preservation development." PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR On Virginia Governor Tim Kaine's recent visit to dedicate the Albemarle CiderWorks,...
Joel Salatin hits silver screen
Published on May 23rd, 2009
1 comments Joel Salatin, founder of Polyface Farms in Swoope Virginia, may be the Commonwealth's most celebrated farmer– he's already a household name from his leading role in sustainable food tome The...
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