A publication of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives

CO-OP ADVENTURES

Holiday Guide

Holiday Guide

The holidays are upon us, and food, family and friends are once again the order of the season. If it’s a nutty holiday you’re seeking, the Virginia Peanut Growers Association is the way to go. The Association website is aboutpeanuts.com. Customers can shop for famous...

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Appreciate all the fall festivals and autumn fun that there is to be had in co-op country.

Down and Dirty, for a Cause

Down and Dirty, for a Cause

Saturday mornings are made for sleeping in, slow wakeups and relaxing, unless it’s Dirty Lion Mud Run Saturday and you’re either a Dahlgren Lions Club Lion or a runner.

Of Wildlife And Local Legend

Of Wildlife And Local Legend

As soon as we cross the bridge from the mainland, I sense a change. The land seems flatter, the trees shorter, the sky broader. I have never been to this part of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and my friends Ashley, Stephanie, Sarah and I have been looking forward to this trip with an anticipation akin to a child’s at Christmas.

New Kid On The Block

New Kid On The Block

During the quiet holidays of 2020, New River Gorge National Park and Preserve became the United States’ newest member of the National Park Service, joining more than 400 sites in every state in the union.

2022 Fairs & Festivals GUIDE

You don’t realize how engrained summer fairs and festivals are into the very fabric of small-town life until many are canceled due to a pandemic. But summer is upon us, and many of those beloved events are back, maybe even bigger and better than before. So grab some...

Where the Dirt Path Leads

Where the Dirt Path Leads

Rachel Garnett’s essay, entitled “Dirt Path,” is the winner of the Cooperative Living Collegiate Undergraduate Writing Award, sponsored by the Virginia Outdoors Writers Association.

Appalachia’s Conservation Story

Appalachia’s Conservation Story

At the last count in 2021, more than 300 elk roamed the makeshift plains of the flat-topped mountain. The success has been so complete that it is often referred to as Appalachia’s Greatest Conservation Story.