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What a Peach! Virginia's peach harvest is a good one and there's plenty to do with the sweet fruit this summer

The time to savor the juicy stone fruit is now. Read more

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Food: Peaches benefit from sweet weather conditions

Buh-bye, strawberries, you were lovely. But peaches are here and there’s an eggy peach and blueberry bread pudding calling my name. Read more

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Wild mushrooms attracting new stalkers, businesses

PANDAPAS POND — Eating wild mushrooms can kill you, but hobbyists and now commercial collectors are combing Virginia’s wooded hills and hollows for edible fungi – even during this dry summer. Read more

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Area orchards see surge of early apples due to warm winter

Apples at area orchards are coming in weeks early this year, thanks to unusually warm weather.  Read more

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A bounce-back, bountiful local grape crop

Warm winter, lack of late frosts contributing to area wineries’ positive outlook Read more

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Fanatical Botanical: Fun fall veggies to try

August is the perfect time to start thinking about fall vegetable gardening. Read more

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Current releases of Trump wines show improvement

Wine from the former Kluge Estate winery has improved under Trump stewardship, but the politics of the name can distract from the success of the product. Read more

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Top of the Hops Beer Fest set for Oct. 14

More than 150 world-class craft beers will be offered in several beer gardens. Read more

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Virginia Craft Brewers Festival spotlights beer, healing

Central Virginia craft brew lovers, start your engines. Read more

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Coming home helped Justen Kelly Dick find new career, passion in hops

He's the ninth generation farmer of Kelly Ridge Farms. Read more

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Get juiced up about watermelons

In summer, watermelon was always a hit, but my grandfather had a rather interesting way of eating it. Read more

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Fantasy-sports themed restaurant and website aiming to be a 'destination' opening in South Richmond

Football fans haven’t been able to avoid TV ads for FanDuel or Draft Kings over the past three years, as the gambling websites continue to grow at a rapid pace. Read more