Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook
Our mountains, predominantly the Blue Ridge, beckon this time of year with glorious sunshine, harvested apples, wine harvests and farm festivals. Let me show you a few highlights from the Rappahannock County Farm Tour which was self-guided and offered a selection of farms, the high school and restaurants showcasing local farming. Madison County adjoins and is loaded with equal fall beauty. Here are some of the prizes of the Shenandoah Valley:
Sunnyside Organic Farm
Do check out Scott Ellif 's "green winery". "We have expanded production and are opening to the public, with a gorgeous new tasting room at our vineyard site. In all of our operations, we strive to respect the environment and to support local businesses. We invite you to read a full description of our Stewardship practices."
The Madison [County] Eagle newspaper has dubbed DuCard as “Madison’s Hidden Gem.”