Lifestyles

There are plenty of workout alternatives outside the gym

Maintaining physical activity and good health during the pandemic will not only help with weight management but also ...

Lifestyles

Inspiring young chefs

Area kids are getting the chance to expand their culinary skills thanks to the virtual Neighborhood Chefs cooking ...

Lifestyles

Reference guide of poisonous plants available

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are spending more time outdoors. The pandemic has also sparked an increased ...

Food & Fitness

Farm food box program extended

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced another $1.5 billion to purchase food for a fifth round of ...

Lifestyles

Rupen elevates sauces to a new level

After looking at how Virginia Food Works operates last month, I’d like to highlight one of our wonderful ...

Lifestyles

Fruitcake: The treat that everyone loves to hate

In my family, celebrations always involve baking, and Christmas is no different. My grandma made fresh coconut cake ...

Lifestyles

Make sure to taste eggnog frequently

The last line of George Washington’s Christmas eggnog recipe may be the most important, “Taste frequently.” Mindfulness of ...

Lifestyles

Average Thanksgiving meal is $60.33 this year

Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for just over $6 per person this ...

Lifestyles

Virginia’s turkey production continues to grow

American turkey production may be heading for another downturn, but Virginia turkey producers are poised to stay ahead ...

Lifestyles

October is Virginia Wine Month

Some Virginia wine enthusiasts believe the state’s vineyards produce wines on par with the Napa and Rhone valleys. ...

Lifestyles

COLUMN — Making the most of apple season

nAfter many hot canning days through the summer, the turn to September and cooler temperature is a welcome ...

Lifestyles

Pecan Festival canceled

For the safety of our patrons, merchants, volunteers, artists, staff and students, due to the unpredictable and ongoing ...

Lifestyles

It’s time for tomatoes

July may be brutally hot, but the bounty of tomatoes this time of year helps compensate for the ...

Lifestyles

Tips for swimming in a lake or river

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that more than 30 people lost their lives to drowning ...

Lifestyle Main

Giving Garden grows goodwill

A bountiful harvest is underway at the Giving Garden, a community garden recently developed by members of Heritage ...

Lifestyles

Dried herbs add flavor to meals year round

As I try my best to patiently wait for my garden’s tomatoes to blush and pepper varieties to ...

Lifestyles

Dehydrating food is simple with the right tools

My husband and I like dehydrated food for different reasons. He’s an avid hiker, and sees dried food ...

Lifestyles

No license required to fish this weekend

Citizens may fish without a license during the first weekend in June. No fishing license of any kind ...

Lifestyles

Determine what veggies to grow to save money

There are a few key elements to planning your garden with food preservation in mind. You can look ...

Lifestyles

Impress with homemade sweets

While heart-shaped boxes of chocolate might be ubiquitous in February, those who want to truly impress that special ...

Lifestyles

A delicious night in Farmville

An estimated 375 people were drawn to the Firemen’s Sports Arena Thursday, Jan. 30, for the 2020 edition ...

Lifestyles

Pitfalls to avoid as you try to lose weight

New Year’s resolutions run the gamut from the simple to the complex. Some people resolve to make small ...

Lifestyles

Weight loss myths debunked

Losing weight is a popular New Year’s resolution every year. Roughly 50% of people age 20 and older ...

Lifestyles

It’s OK if walkers miss the 10,000-step standard

Over the last several years, many people have embraced the notion that 10,000 daily steps are the way ...

Lifestyles

Keep your Thanksgiving holiday safe from foodborne illness

Thanksgiving, more so than any other American holiday, is centered around food. For many, this means time with ...

Lifestyles

Rotary Runs for the future

The Rotary Club of Farmville drew around 150 runners Saturday, Nov. 2, to its first-ever Rotary Runs event ...

Lifestyles

Enjoy your summer paddling with friends

If you ever wanted to discover the fun of paddling and exploring the Appomattox River, then kick off ...

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