Franklin County Homestead Creamery location gets federal grant - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Franklin County Homestead Creamery location gets federal grant

Posted: Updated:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Eight agricultural producers in Virginia are receiving federal grants to develop new ways to earn income.
    
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says agriculture producers can use the funding to expand marketing opportunities, create new products or develop new uses for existing products.
    
The grants announced Thursday are among more than 100 awarded nationwide by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for projects involving locally produced and marketed foods.
    
Grants ranging from $29,000 to $300,000 were awarded to Mt. Crawford Creamery of Mt. Crawford, Mid-Atlantic Aquatic Technology, LLC, of Quinby, Miller Farms, Inc., of Locust Grove, Showalter Orchard and Greenhouse of Timberville, Homestead Creamery, Inc., of Wirtz, Broadfork Farm, LLC, of Chesterfield County, MeadowCroft Farm, LLC, of Swoope and Glenmary Gardens of Bristol.

  • Sheryl Crow takes the stage in the Star City

    Sheryl Crow takes the stage in the Star City

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:30:00 GMT
    Grammy winning singer Sheryl Crow took the stage at Elmwood Park on Thursday night. Thousand of fans sang along as the Grammy winning artist played the guitar and the harmonica throughout the show. During
    Grammy winning singer Sheryl Crow took the stage at Elmwood Park on Thursday night. Thousand of fans sang along as the Grammy winning artist played the guitar and the harmonica throughout the show. During the show, Crow's children ran on stage to high-five their mom. Crow mentioned her kids several times during the show. Crowds enjoyed songs including "First Cut is the Deepest",
  • Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

    Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:25:56 GMT
    Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break.
    Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking...
  • Tremaine Edmunds Commits to Hokies LIVE on WSLS-10

    Tremaine Edmunds Commits to Hokies LIVE on WSLS-10

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:25:27 GMT
    Dan River's Tremaine Edmunds became the third high-profile recruit to announce his college decision live on WSLS-10 Sports.
        Dan River's Tremaine Edmunds became the third high-profile recruit to announce his college decision live on WSLS-10 Sports.

     

Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.