If farming is a gamble, then its players can expect Mother Nature to occasionally deal a bad hand. While unpredictable spring weather in Virginia is a near certainty, a few April freezes haven’t been enough to knock the state’s farmers out of the game.
A minor Virginia crop with major distinction is in full bloom, putting strawberries on track for a strong 2022 season.
Virginia-grown blackberries reach their peak in July, and local farmers are reporting an excellent crop this year despite a sweltering start to summer.
Strawberry season is here, and farmers are eagerly welcoming guests and their strawberry-picking buckets.
This chilled blueberry soup is a refreshing seasonal treat on a hot summer day.