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Northern Virginia Food Rescue to provide free food at some Prince William Public Libraries

NVFR is coordinating with some Prince William Public Libraries to get food to people who need it through its Summer Food Distribution program.

Ten “Operation Fly Formula” flights bringing baby formula this week

There are 10 Operation Fly Formula flights currently scheduled for this week that began June 13, projected to import nearly 5 million, 8-ounce bottle equivalents of infant formula to the United States.

Crash course in mushroom cultivation for the home gardener on June 16

Master Gardeners of Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties are offering a free presentation, “Crash Course in Mushroom Cultivation for the Home Gardener” on Thursday, June 16th at 6 p.m. on Zoom. Sammie Alexander of John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District will share her knowledge and passion for cultivating edible mushrooms.

Birdsong ‘s $25 million modernization to highlight Suffolk as “Peanut Capital of the World”

Birdsong Peanuts, a cornerstone company of Virginia’s peanut industry for more than 100 years, will invest $25.1 million to modernize its peanut shelling facility in the City of Suffolk.

Indoor farm and retail farm store coming to Arlington County

Area 2 Farms, a Public Benefit Corporation, will operate a new organic, indoor farm and retail farm store in Arlington County. In addition to growing and selling fresh produce, the company’s plans include the production of value-added products featuring items grown at Area 2 Farms.

PWC Police report for Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022

Armed carjacking of food delivery vehicle in Dale City; threats of potential violence towards Saunders Middle School posted on Instagram.

Dr. Ron Howell heads USDA’s Virginia Farm Service Agency

The Biden Administration recently appointed Dr. Ronald Howell, Jr. as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Virginia Farm Service Agency (FSA).

Northam recommends eliminating sales tax on groceries

Virginia Business is reporting today, Dec. 15, that exiting Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, who leaves office next month, has proposed four tax cuts, "including eliminating Virginia’s 1.5% sales tax on groceries and providing an income tax cut for low- and middle-income Virginians."

New Giant Food opens Nov. 19 in Manassas at Bull Run shopping center; West Gate Giant closing

Giant Food will open a new store at 10864 Sudley Manor Drive. Manassas, on Friday, Nov. 19. The new store includes is a pharmacy, a pre-order/pick-up area, a wide assortment of ready-to-eat items, a Starbucks, bakery and a florist shop

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