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Va. Cooperative Extension offers gardening advice remotely via Zoom starting April 23

Are you thinking about starting a garden but are unsure where to start? Virginia Cooperative Extension says it can help remotely.

Nokesville church’s drive-though food pantry open through May

Nokesville United Methodist Church reports that it has a drive-through food pantry that is still open. Extended hours are Thursday and Saturday 10-11 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. through May.

Updated guidance for farmers’ markets and more at VDACS website

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has posted new and updated guidance on the new COVID-19 Emergency Information Center website to help protect farmers, agribusinesses, employees and the public.

‘Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers Takeout Week’ now through Sunday, April 5

Prince William County Office of Tourism, Virginia Restaurant, Lodging, and Travel Association (VRLTA), Virginia Tourism Corporation and more than 60 localities from across the Commonwealth have teamed up to promote Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers Takeout Week, which occurs Monday, March 30-April 5.

Resources for Va. farmers, consumers, grocery retailers and more for COVID-19

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently added a COVID-19 section to its website with information and guidance on current issues for farmers, consumers, agribusinesses, convenience stores and more at http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov .

County says it will help eateries and craft breweries get temporary permits

On June 16, the Board of County Supervisors will hold a public hearing to establish a new simplified and expedited process for issuing a Temporary Activity Permit (TAP) for Outdoor Seating.

NOVEC helps with meals for hospital workers and first responders

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) recently donated $1,000 to Centreville's Ciao Osteria restaurant to support its efforts to feed hospital workers and first responders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Haymarket Regional Food Pantry to be closed starting April 5

Haymarket Regional Food Pantry reports it will be open for food distribution on a drive-thru basis through Saturday, April 4, and then will close temporarily.

PWC donates to food banks and encourages residents to do the same

Prince William Board of County Supervisors has donated $30,000 to three local food banks, which have seen a decline in donations during the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure the most vulnerable families in the community have access to food.

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