As we approach the upcoming holiday season, you may be preparing for travel, getting ready to enjoy quality time with loved ones, as well as planning your family’s traditional holiday meals. You may even look forward to preparing and enjoying these comfort dishes every year! The holidays can be a costly time of year for… Read more »
Have you ever stepped inside of a grocery store and gone to the produce section only to find the fruits and vegetables that you were looking for were not only super expensive, but also didn’t taste all that great? Often times, it’s because the produce is out-of-season! So, why should you buy and eat your… Read more »
November’s Shop Smart, Eat Smart Partner of the Month is The Vineyard’s Storehouse! Listen to our interview with Jacob Hopson, owner and manager of the Vineyard’s Storehouse, who shares how love, inclusivity and family are the driving forces behind his nonprofit grocery store in Hampton, Va.
Food Country USA in Saltville, Va., may be laid out like many other grocery stores, but it stands out among the rest because of the care toward its customers. “I think our people are unique, the employees are definitely unique here. It’s more of a hometown feel for sure,” store manager Jeff Eldreth said.
Jon Henry General Store in New Market, Va., is truly a family-fueled business. Owner Jon Henry got his start in farming through his father’s side of the family, which has been in the business for five generations. He mainly sold fresh vegetables and fruit at farmers markets and roadside stands. Then, when the opportunity to… Read more »