Joel Salatin: Making a Difference with Local Food in Virginia

Joel Salatin is a local individual well-known for promoting sustainable agriculture and for pioneering grass-farming. Furthermore, the Salatin family owns and runs Polyface Farms, which consists of 550 acres in Swoope, Virginia and has become a popular source of local, … Continue reading

A Look Back at 2013: 10 Wineries, Eateries and Activities That We Enjoyed

2013 was a wonderful year, brimming with new adventures in nearby areas. We explored wineries and vineyards, restaurants, the great outdoors, the Shenandoah Valley skies, and theatrical performances, and we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite activities: 1. … Continue reading

November 30 is Small Business Saturday!

Small businesses are the heart of a community, offering “advantages to the surrounding community that large big box retailers cannot offer. Understanding those advantages can encourage customers to support their local merchants” (Chron).  Small Business Saturday is “day dedicated to … Continue reading