Search: Meghan Murray
January 12, 2018
With the unanimous support of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors, Greenmont Hopworks will be expanding its hops processing business near Keene to support Virginia’s growing craft beer market. Supervisor Rick Randolph sees the business as a chance to expand agriculture and tourism in the region. " There will be more ...
January 09, 2018
With more than 200 breweries in Virginia today, it’s never been easier for residents to buy locally made beer. But Virginia breweries have few in-state options for purchasing one of their essential raw ingredients: hops. On Wednesday, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors is slated to vote on a ...
April 01, 2013
The Ballyshannon Fund of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation sponsored a panel discussion last week with participants in the area’s local food economy. The fund supports work related to farming, rural life and forestry. In a true “farm to table” offering, farmers growing fruits and vegetables and raising goats ...