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Heart health event Sept. 21 at Exit 40 Farmers Market in Haymarket

Thursday, Sept. 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. Novant Health UVA Health System will host a Heart Healthy Event at the Exit 40 Farmers’ Market at Haymarket Medical Center.

Food collection for needy for Thanksgiving begins in Prince William area

Operation Turkey, food collection for the needy for Thanksgiving, now underway. Donations may be dropped at schools-Oct. 25 in eastern Prince William and Central Office, Nov. 16 in western Prince William

Date Change: Sept. 21 at Exit 40 Farmers’ Market in Haymarket to promote heart health education

Novant Health UVA Health System will host a Heart Healthy event during the Exit 40 Farmers’ Market at the hospital's parking lot in Haymarket on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 3 to 6 p.m.

Oh Honey! More honey bees producing more honey; friends of pollinators needed

Keith Tignor, State Apiarist at VDACS was quoted as saying, “Every Virginian can help honey bee populations by providing flowering plants around their homes and supporting local beekeepers.” September is Honey Month in Virginia!

Getting food to the people who need it in flood-ravaged areas Texas and Louisiana top USDA priority

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is actively working with officials in Texas and Louisiana to ensure that people impacted by Hurricane Harvey have access to food now and after emergency operations are completed.

Where to find applications for free and reduced price meals for students

Parents of Prince William County Public School students wishing to apply for free and reduced-price meals can complete and submit their application online. The process can help families avoid delays they may encounter by applying by mail, and will ensure that applications are complete. The interactive online process prompts applicants to submit all the necessary information required.

U.S. Foods to expand in Prince William County; expansion to create 100 new jobs over next 5 years

UPDATED - Governor Terry McAuliffe has approved a $350,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund to assist Prince William County with a renovation-expansion of U.S. Foods' distribution facility in the Manassas area. Funding and services to support the company's employee training activities for about 100 new jobs over the next five years will be provided through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program, according to the Governor's Office.

Organic garden supplies produce for Manassas Sr. Center & Meals on Wheels

The all-organic and sustainability garden behind the Manassas Senior Center is full of life and color, including different shades of purples, greens and reds. While the garden is pretty to look at, it is also put to good use by the center.

Garden and fruit bars bring “Food for Thought”  award for Prince William Schools

Self-serve garden and fruit bars became a fixture in elementary school cafeterias in 2016-17. That pioneering, innovative approach brought PWCS the top award in the Healthy School Meals category in the 2017 VSBA Food for Thought competition.

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