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MEADOWVIEW, Va. — James Hayes said people may have thought he was out of his gourd when he planted nearly 50 acres of pumpkins in Washington County this spring.

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MEADOWVIEW, Va. — Jason Von Kundra never planned on being a farmer when he was a kid growing up in Northern Virginia. But while studying environmental science at George Mason University more than five years ago, something clicked for the college student who grew a passion for the field of agriculture.

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ABINGDON, Va. — The theme of the 69th annual Virginia Highlands Festival is “Kick Up Your Heels!,” one of many announcements made during Festival Media Day on Monday at the Barter Theatre Stage 11. The Abingdon festival runs from July 28 to Aug. 6, with the antiques market opening on July 29.

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ABINGDON, Va. — When Steve and Becky Wolf purchased their Meadowview farm in 2009, their goal was to develop the land into a self-supporting operation using sustainable, organic, and natural land management practices. Nearly a decade later, the farm flourishes with one acre of produce gardens, a 70-tree apple orchard, a blueberry patch, pawpaw trees, shiitake mushroom logs, and many wild berries and nuts, all of which is farmed organically without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides.

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MEADOWVIEW, Va. — Participating in 4-H and FFA has made 16-year-old Carlee Taylor the person she is today. The Washington County youth, who’s earned the title of "cow whisperer" from her family and friends, was recognized earlier this month for her agricultural leadership in the community — and her amazing history with showing cattle.

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GLADE SPRING, Va. — When Al’an Dyson suffered a stroke at the age of 43, doctors didn’t know if she would survive. But now, 14 years later, she’s not only recovered but is speaking in public about her ordeal and sharing her faith in the Lord.

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Cole Caywood, a fourth-grade student at Rhea Valley Elementary, competed among as many as 80 students in Virginia to win the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program for his humongous 30-pound cabbage he grew in 2016.

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ABINGDON, Va. — Every day Deni Peterson goes to work she is surrounded by containers of colorful dried flowers harvested from her summer garden. A workshop in her Abingdon farmhouse is the perfect place to settle in after a day’s work in the gardens.

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