History for the hungry event

A new “Hungry for History” Event explores history and food traditions of Winchester, Frederick County, and Clarke County, Virginia from August 26-September 4, 2023.

Fifteen locations including museums, historic organizations, and community sites will come together to showcase the area’s historical food traditions.

Four restaurants and a brewery will also participate with historic recipes and special programs.

There will be presentations, demonstrations, how-to classes, children’s activities, food tastings, special handouts and giveaways, special tours, agriculture related programs and more.

Dates and times for the activities vary depending on the site. Many of the activities are free of charge.

See the event schedules and more information please visit the Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center.

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4-H and FFA begin accepting scholarship applications

Shenandoah County 4-H and the FFA announced a scholarship opportunity for local high school students.

The 4-H/FFA Dairy Scholarship is available to any current Shenandoah County high school student, grades 9 through 12, and college or vocational school students, who are now, or have been, members of 4-H or FFA.

These scholarships are funded through Shenandoah County 4-H and FFAs sales of gallons of milk during their annual livestock sale.

Entrants for the scholarship do not need to study a dairy related field with the funds but those in dairy studies, agriculture or ag communications will receive heavy consideration.

All applications are due by midnight of June 4th.

This is an annual scholarship opportunity and students may reapply even if they have entered in previous years.

For a link to the scholarship form, click here.

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