Creative and talented Virginians can now enter this year’s State Fair of Virginia competitions. Guidelines for more than 1,200 categories are posted on the fair’s website at StateFairVa.org.
When you purchase qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star and WaterSense products Aug. 2-4, you won’t have to pay sales tax.
The recently announced Secretariat Heritage Center will get off to a running start on May 4.
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.
School nutritionists, farmers and others interested in increasing local foods in schools will gather March 14 for the Virginia Farm to School Conference.