Farm losses from a series of tornadoes that battered Virginia last week stand at $1.6 million and counting.
There are fewer operating farms in Virginia, but the average acreage of a farm has grown.
The U.S. Agriculture Department says the number of farms in Maryland continues to shrink.
Mooove over, cows. There’s another milk that’s pleasing the palates of consumers.
In a metropolitan area like D.C., finding farm-fresh produce can be difficult. Finding organic, locally grown food is even harder. However, to some chefs, going the extra mile for natural food is worth it — for reasons more than taste.
The number of farms in Virginia fell slightly
last year compared with 2011.