July Read of the Month: “Blueberry Years,” by Jim Minnick

Jim Minnick’s The Blueberry Years, re-released in paperback a few weeks ago, proclaims itself, in the subtitle, as being a “memoir of farm and family.”  And so it is.  Yet, while Minnick is too humble to proclaim it as such, it is the reader’s prerogative to make of a book what it really and truly […]


  A TALE OF TWO FARMS July 24, 2010 5:00 p.m.    A Southern Summer Celebration Featuring One of the Nation’s Leaders of the Local Food Movement Join P. Allen Smith and executive chef Joshua Smith of Local Roots, Roanoke’s first farm-to-table restaurant, for a garden-fresh culinary experience. The evening begins with live music, a […]