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Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Belmont Farm Distillery

The Kopper Kettle whiskey made at the farm also happens to be distilled in America's oldest working copper potstill.View gallery »

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Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 3:42 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Country Roads Lead to Lavender Fields

We've heard of fields of gold, but... fields of lavender? Yep: Inglewood Lavender in Arrington, Va., really is the perfect getaway in the Virginia countryside.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Hand-Dipped Ice Cream at Cows-N-Corn

Hand-Dipped Ice Cream at Cows-N-Corn

Who are we kidding, the hand-dipped ice cream alone is reason enough to visit the Cows-N-Corn farm in Midland, Va. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 at 2:14 PM
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By Arianna Poindexter

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Enjoy a combination of fresh Maryland produce and fine dining during the Farm to Table celebration in restaurants in downtown Baltimore. Read »

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Early Mountain Vineyard

Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va., isn't afraid to share the spotlight with other local vineyards across Virginia with their "Best of Virginia" selections.View gallery »

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Monday, Mar 26, 2012 at 3:06 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Horse Whispering 101 in Virginia

Horse Whispering 101 in Virginia

The Reba Farm Inn offers an intro-to-horses class that includes a two-night stay and home-cooked meals. Read »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.