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Charlottesville Farms

Virginia Reviews Gas Drilling Regulations

July 17, 2014

Recently on our Farm Blog we’ve been keeping track of the local conversations about the issues of mining for gas in Virginia.  We’ve talked about proposed gas pipelines and where they will exist near our area. But we want to mention it on this Charlottesville blog too because this issue can potentially impact residential Buyers and Sellers as well.  […]

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Inglewood Lavender Farm Closing Sale

May 20, 2014

Inglewood Lavender Farm Variety Mills Road Arrington, VA May 24th and 25th 11AM to 4PM Inglewood Lavender Farm has announced after much consideration they will be closing the farm. We are so sad! The lavender shop will be open this weekend for one last time. Don’t miss this chance to visit them. For more information […]

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Strawberry Time

May 17, 2014

There are certain foods that almost require an announcement when they arrive fully ripe and “in season”.    Heralding trumpets. Strawberries are near the top of that list.  Sure we can get berries year-round from lots of sources but nothing compares to a fresh locally grown strawberry (preferably still warm from the field). Well, here’s your […]

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Buy Fresh Buy Local 2013 Holiday Guide

November 28, 2013

The Piedmont Environment Council has produced a Buy Fresh Buy Local 2013 Holiday Guide to help you find all the locally grown food, trees and gifts for the Holiday season. You can download your GUIDE to find participating businesses in Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Greene and Nelson Counties.

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Native Plants and Wildlife in Central VA

November 8, 2013

Do you know why it’s a good idea to plant local species?  Would you know where to find plants or wildlife information that is specifically “local”?   How about locating a goat or a beehive or a wildlife rescue center? Here’s a handy resource from the Piedmont Environmental Council about plants and wildlife that are native […]

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Eat Local Bingo!

November 5, 2013

Virginia Farm to School week will be celebrated November 11 – 13, 2013. The Piedmont Environmental Council has introduced the Eat Local Bingo challenge. All foods must be grown within a 100 mile radius. Some of the rows to pick from have eggs, cabbage, nuts, beef and broccoli or cauliflower, apples, chicken, port and herbs. […]

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Foxfield Race Family Day

September 18, 2013

Sunday, September 29, 2013 10AM to 5PM Foxfield family Day children will have a ball with pony rides, bounce n play and their very own activity tent. The Jack Russell Terriers race at noon. For more information and tickets please visit Foxfield Races website.

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Meet the Farmer Dinner at Annadale Farm

September 1, 2013

Annadale Farm 19195 Annadale Farm Drive Gordonsville, VA September 8, 2013 4:00pm to 8:00pm At this dinner guests will enjoy a locally sourced meal, presentations by local food experts, local farmers and their products, Bluegrass music and children activities. This is a Piedmont Environmental Council event to promote local agricultural by connecting farmers and consumers. […]

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Meet Your Eats Farm Tour

August 16, 2013

September 2, 2013 19 City Market Growers have signed up as hosts. One car pass gains entry to all farms. Each farm has its own schedule of activities. To check out the farms available to tour visit the Meet Your Eats Farm Tour website. If you purchase your car pass by August 25th you will […]

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Antique Homes in Central Virginia

May 17, 2013

We have many clients who are interested in the charm and antiquity of the historic farms and homes in central Virginia.  Below are charts that will show you the state of the market activity, in the past year, for the antique and historic homes in the Charlottesville and Richmond areas of Central Virginia.  

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