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Virginia on list of states with most farmers markets

The mantra, "buy local" is catching on as farmers markets become more abundant nationwide and Virginia is among the states experiencing the most growth.

Monday - 08/04/2014, 08:00am EDT

Tags: food, farm market, Virginia, National Farmers Market Week, Elaine Lidholm, Kathy Stewart

Making a link between farm and restaurant table

In Montgomery County, the Department of Economic Development is working to generate links between farmers and restaurants.

Monday - 06/02/2014, 04:38am EDT

Tags: local food, farmers, Kate Ryan

Kale yeah! Farmers work to keep up with demand

With the farmers markets back in season, local farmers ramp up their kale supply to keep up with the demand.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:03am EDT

Tags: kale, farmers, vegetables, Rachel Nania

Va. farm markets stretching hours to the holidays

Of the more than 200 farm markets in the state, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says 28 remain open through the end of the holiday season.

Saturday - 11/30/2013, 09:24am EST

Tags: farmers market,

Assuring genuine farmers market food through screening

Farmers markets often say they check to make sure patrons are getting locally-grown food, but how do they do that?

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 04:39am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, local food

Va. begins a week of celebrating farmers markets

Governor Bob McDonnell is celebrating the uptick in popularity of the markets by declaring this week Virginia Farmers Market Week across the state.

Sunday - 08/04/2013, 06:39pm EDT

Tags: farmers market, Dale City, Dale City Farmers Market

Get your garden through this heat wave

Gardens are having to deal with this heat wave too, but green thumbs can do a few things to help them out.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 07:57am EDT

Tags: garden, Megan Cloherty, tomatoes, Tim Ohlwiler