By Kate Pyle, PR and Marketing Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden As each day in December passes, the holidays tiptoe closer and closer. If you’re anything like me, you haven’t finished your shopping yet. Worse, if you are me, it means you haven’t even started shopping yet — yikes! I better get started… The clock is […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden One of my favorite ways to support local businesses and non-profits is by shopping for Christmas presents right here in Richmond. I like that my money stays in the Richmond community, or better yet stays in Richmond AND helps a local nonprofit. Plus, my family […]
by Heather Veneziano, Children’s Garden Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden All over the Commonwealth, schools are celebrating Farm to School Week (November 11th -15th). The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) designated this week to encourage schools from kindergarten through college to use Virginia Grown foods in their cafeterias. Local Food Hub, a […]