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On Real Virginia: Middle schoolers + chickens = life science learning

On <em>Real Virginia</em>: Middle schoolers + chickens = life science learning
This month on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, see how middle school students in Fairfax County are learning life science concepts while they tend chickens and raise crayfish and mushrooms. 



On Real Virginia: Farmers, schools serve up local foods

On Real Virginia: Farmers, schools serve up local foods
This month on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, you can see how locally sourced foods served in schools benefit whole communities. The show also features Southwest Virginia farmers who are cooking up a new opportunity in the form of maple syrup.



Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, in Cultivate

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, in <em>Cultivate</em>
Find out how to prepare this fall and holiday treat, with Virginia-grown nuts.



Products move from ports to points worldwide, in Farm Bureau News

Products move from ports to points worldwide, in <em>Farm Bureau News</em>
Virginia’s port system affords the state’s farm and forestry producers ready access to the global marketplace, and we share a look at that system in the November issue of Virginia Farm Bureau News.



Get a look at Virginia-made holiday goodies, on Real Virginia

Get a look at Virginia-made holiday goodies, on <em>Real Virginia</em>
This month Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, will share lots of Virginia-produced foods and beverages for seasonal celebrations. They include Virginia mead and many goodies marketed through the state’s Virginia’s Finest program.



Winter doesn’t freeze access to farm-fresh foods

Winter doesn’t freeze access to farm-fresh foods
This month Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, will show you what kind of foods are available at winter farmers’ markets, and how one historic resort keeps local foods on guests’ tables in even the coldest parts of the year.



It’s farmers’ market season; get the goods

It’s farmers’ market season; get the goods
Ready for some Virginia-grown strawberries? Wondering how soon you can savor a local tomato?



Teacher’s garden nurtures knowledge, on Real Virginia

Teacher’s garden nurtures knowledge, on <i>Real Virginia</i>
A carefully planned garden can yield much more than delicious produce.



Farms enjoying additional role as getaways, on Real Virginia

Farms enjoying additional role as getaways, on <i>Real Virginia</i>
Sometimes a traveler’s ideal vacation destination is amid the peace—or nonstop activity—of a Virginia farm.



Summer is for savoring, in Cultivate

Summer is for savoring, in <i>Cultivate</i>
This members-only magazine is published with your senses in mind!



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