News Articles

June 2007
Agriculture Matters tour showcases changing industry

October 2006
Virginia Governor Kaine promotes Aylor Middle School's apple-eating program for school kids.

In photo (from left):

Secretary Marilyn Tavenner, Governor Kaine, Secretary Bob Bloxom, and Assistant Education Secretary Heiman.

October 2006
Orchardists pitch 'Grab Apples'

August 2006
Winchester venture hopes a half-apple a day gets Virginia school systems to pay...

July 2006
Local Growers Hoping that "Grab Apples" will Bear Profitable Fruit...


Norm Hyde reports on Grab Apples for Down Home Virginia, a nationally-televised agriculture news show sponsored by the Virginia Farm Bureau.

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Press Releases

April 2007
Fresh-cut apple slices, test marketed in Winchester Public Schools...

July 2006
Virginia Growers Get a Slice of the Pie!...


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Virginia Apple Growers have teamed up with one of the hottest selling items in New England schools - GRAB APPLES !!...