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EMG Involvement at the 2018 State Fair of Virginia

By: Gabrielle Sanderson

Last fall, people from around Virginia flocked to the Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Virginia to attend the 2018 State Fair. Once there they were met with carnival rides, funnel cakes, and multiple educational exhibits that offered learning opportunities for all ages; these informative attractions are why people call the State Fair “Virginia’s Largest Classroom.” Virginia’s Standards of Learning (SOLs) were able to come to life this year for 14,000 youth at the State Fair, and Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners (EMGs) were able to take part in the process.   Continue reading

Historic Gardens Highlighted at Upcoming Rappahannock Area Event

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The Extension Master Gardeners of the Central Rappahannock Area Presents the 6th Annual Living in the Garden Symposium: Historical Trees and Gardens Of Virginia Saturday, April 7, 2018 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

This April, The Extension Master Gardeners of the Central Rappahannock Area will host their 6th Annual Living in the Garden Symposium, though this year’s event incorporates some big changes, including a new location and a new theme made possible by a full year of planning and fundraising.

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