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Locavores Keeping It Fresh

By Marianne E. Weaver Whether hitting the farmers markets, subscribing for shares from area farms, planting backyard gardens or going out to eat at restaurants that source food locally, Prince William residents are increasingly looking local for their produce, poultry and other food items. The Oxford American Dictionary defines “locavore” as a person whose diet consists only or principally of locally (within a 100- mile radius) …

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Eat Local

by Rebecca Barnes April is finally here and with it, warmer weather. For those that don’t frequent the winter farmers markets, this might be the first time all year that they venture out for food grown at nearby farms. In this month’s feature (page 4), Marianne Weaver talks to area “locavores” about why the trend of buying food produced close to home is growing, along …

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Dale City Farmers Market

Photos by Mark Gilvey Creative Since 1987, Dale City Farmers Market has been at the forefront of serving Prince William County residents, and with nearly 50 vendors, we are one of the largest open-air markets in the region. Open year-round, rain or shine! Center Plaza Shopping Center 14090 Gemini Way Dale City, VA 22193   Spring, Summer & Fall Market runs April through December …

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Tips to Green Your Home and Garden this Season

(StatePoint) Going green at home doesn’t have to turn your life upside down. There are simple measures you can take in your kitchen and garden to run a planet-friendly home. Reduce Waste Ensure your kitchen is properly outfitted with labeled paper and plastic recycling bins. Keep these receptacles handy to encourage your family and guests to make use of them. …

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