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February 12, 2018
A request from the owners of Roslyn Farm in Albemarle County to hold as many as 24 events a year prompted scores of people to attend a community meeting Monday to ask questions about the idea. “As a sixth-generation farmer living in 2018, agriculture diversity and sustainability are two aspects ...
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 ...
June 15, 2017
Albemarle County will allow solar farms in designated rural areas after the Board of Supervisors approved a zoning text amendment Wednesday. Albemarle’s zoning ordinance did not previously allow energy generation in the rural areas, which encompasses 95 percent of county land. “You are considering a zoning text amendment to ...
May 23, 2017
Albemarle is one step closer to allowing the construction of solar farms after the county’s Planning Commission endorsed a zoning text amendment at its meeting Tuesday. “The applicant in this case hopes to develop a photovoltaic energy generation facility in Albemarle County,” said Scott Clark, a senior planner for ...
August 01, 2014
Castle Hill Cider soon might be scheduling large weddings and festivals far into the future. The cidery is treading carefully because the permit allowing these events expires at the end of the year, but that could be changing. The Albemarle County Planning Commission met earlier this week to consider amending ...
October 31, 2012
The Albemarle Planning Commission got into the details of the Comprehensive Plan update Tuesday with a work session on the county’s natural resources and rural areas. “We’re starting to get closer to the right form to make it more readable,” Commissioner Don Franco said. Since 1980, the county ...
October 10, 2012
Managers of a historic property in Albemarle County came before the Planning Commission on Tuesday with a request to expand the holding of special events at a farm with a new hard cider operation. Twenty residents spoke at the public hearing, the majority raising concerns about event traffic and noise ...