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Local Mushroom Vendor Could Be PETA’s ‘Sexiest Vegetarian Over 50’

Wednesday, December 1, 2010


Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market mushroom vendor and Linville resident, Orv Lehman, has been named as a finalist in PETA’s “Sexiest Vegetarian Over 50 Contest.”  According to a press release from PETA, the organization received hundreds of entries nationwide for the over-50 category.  PETA selected 10 men, including Lehman, and 10 women to be finalists.

VDACS Photo Contest Seeks to Highlight Farmers’ Markets

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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Carrying your camera along when you visit the Harrisonburg Farmers Market could help put the market on the map. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced a photo contest for pictures submitted from farmers’ markets around the state. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top entry in three age groups. In […]

Harrisonburg Farmers Market Veteran Turns 90

Thursday, July 15, 2010


If you’ve been to the Harrisonburg Farmers Market more than once, chances are you’ve seen him. Clarence Dellinger, the vendor with glasses, long white hair and a wild beard, is about to turn 90. He has been growing and selling local produce in downtown Harrisonburg for 50 years.

Farmer’s Market To Add Evening Session

Friday, March 19, 2010


The Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market announced on its blog today that the market will now be open 3 times per week, with a new session on Thursday evenings from 4 to 7 pm being added to the original Tuesday and Saturday morning sessions, June through September. Are you more likely to shop at the Farmer’s Market […]

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.