Looking for the freshest ingredients for your summer cookouts? Look no further than your local farmersí market, farm stand and pick your own farms. The picking is easy this summer with fresh Virginia Grown tomatoes, corn, squash, peaches, melons, berries, flowers and so much more. Harvested at their peak of flavor, freshness and nutrition. Plus youíll easily fall in love with the farmers who bring these ingredients from the earth to your table. Enjoy the bounty of the summer season and keep up the good work of pledging $10 a week for farm fresh food.
Farm. Fresh. Pledge – Pledge to spend $10 a week (or more!) at your favorite farmers market for a chance to win a Virginia Grown/Virginia Finest gift basket. Pick up your pledge card at participating farmers’ markets. Click here for more details about the drawing.
Show your pledge online also and watch the pledges rise through the Virginia Food System Councils $10 a Week Pledge webpage. Click here for details.
News and Events
Press Releases - Latest news on agriculture, consumer affairs, events, and agency updates.
Market News - Daily agriculture market prices and analyses for Virginia buyers, sellers, and the media.
Consumer Events - Food festivals and celebrations around the state and other related public events.
Trade Events - Trade shows, expos, conferences, and other opportunities of interest to Virginia agriculture industries.
Ag Week - Celebrate Agriculture in Virginia.
Meetings - Governmental meetings open to the public. Includes meetings of the Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Virginia Pesticide Control Board and agricultural commodity boards.