Use your Farm Bureau membership to save $5 on State Fair of Virginia tickets. Then use it again at the fair to save on food and beverage purchases.
Creative and talented Virginians can now enter this year’s State Fair of Virginia competitions. Guidelines for more than 1,200 categories are posted on the fair’s website at StateFairVa.org.
The average American is three generations removed from the farm, and that’s creating a problem on Virginia’s roadways.
The State Fair of Virginia will hold its weigh-in for giant pumpkins and giant watermelons at noon on Sept. 24. The weigh-in is the culmination of labor-intensive gardening that earns bragging rights and blue ribbons for top competitors.
Trading cards, which feature farmers instead of baseball players, will make their debut at the State Fair of Virginia Sept. 23 to Oct. 2.