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“Gaining Ground” author to hold book signing in Culpeper

Forrest Pritchard, author of  “Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmer’s Markets, Local Food and Saving the Family Farm,” will hold a book signing on Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m. at the Culpeper County Library.

In his book, Mr. Pritchard, a professional farmer, writer and public speaker, recounts his ambitious and often hilarious endeavors to save his family farm in Clarke County, near Berryville.

“Gaining Ground” was named a Top Ten Book by Publishers Weekly, Washingtonian magazine, and NPR’s The Splendid Table. His book will be for sale for $18 at the event.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Culpeper County Library and the “Be a Culpeper Local” program.

An excerpt from “Gaining Ground” was published in the summer 2013 issue of the Piedmont Virginian magazine, p. 34-35.

 Who: Forrest Pritchard, professional farmer, writer and public speaker

 What: Book signing event

Where: Culpeper County Library

 271 Southgate Shopping Center

Culpeper, VA  22701

 When: 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1

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Piedmont Sunsets


Andrew Morgan, Culpeper photographer, snapped these beautiful sunset photos of the Piedmont on Rt. 15 South, last month. Visit his website for more photos:

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