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Please address general press inquiries to Cindy Sabato at csabato@pecva.org or 540-347-2334 x7021 — or to the point of contact listed in a specific press release. You can also get in touch with PEC on Twitter (@piedmontenviron).

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PEC to donate locally-produced milk and eggs to local food pantries throughout summer

With a $50,000 grant from Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign, and additional funding from The Musser Family Fund, Sacharuna Foundation and Culpeper Wellness Foundation, the Piedmont Environmental Council rolls out its summer milk …
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Community-based Partnerships Take Root & Grow in Loudoun County

Community-based Partnerships Take Root & Grow in Loudoun County

The Piedmont Environmental Council is proudly working with multiple community partners to support local farms and farmers, create more public access to outdoor spaces, and support the county’s food insecure population. Some of these initiatives …
Solarize Piedmont 2021 campaign available in ten different localities

Solarize Piedmont 2021 campaign available in ten different localities

The Solarize Piedmont program is back through June 30 and available to homeowners and business owners in Albemarle, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock counties, and the City of Charlottesville. Solarize Piedmont …
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New Digital Story Map Shines A Light on Fauquier’s African American History

The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County and The Piedmont Environmental Council are pleased to announce the launch of a new, interactive, online story map documenting the African American experience in Fauquier County. Created with …
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Buy Fresh Buy Local Loudoun Guides Connect Consumers with Local Food and Farms

With the spring growing season upon the Virginia Piedmont, The Piedmont Environmental Council is pleased to announce the release of its 2021-2022 Buy Fresh Buy Local Loudoun County guide. The Buy Fresh Buy Local guides …
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Buy Fresh Buy Local C’ville Guides Connect Consumers with Local Food and Farms

With the spring growing season upon the Virginia Piedmont, The Piedmont Environmental Council is pleased to announce the release of its 2021-2022 Buy Fresh Buy Local Charlottesville-area guide. The Charlottesville Area guide, covering Albemarle, Greene, …
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Buy Fresh Buy Local Northern Piedmont guides connect consumers with local food and farms

With the spring growing season upon the Virginia Piedmont, The Piedmont Environmental Council is pleased to announce the release of its 2021-2022 Buy Fresh Buy Local guides for each of PEC’s three Buy Fresh Buy …
PEC Senior Conservation Fellow Kat Imhoff, Albemarle Supervisors Ann Mallek and Liz Palmer, and PEC board member John Birdsall stand beneath the new Moormans Scenic River sign.

New Virginia Scenic River Signs Unveiled along Moormans River

On Monday, April 5, community members joined with Piedmont Environmental Council staff members under clear blue skies and warm sunshine to unveil new Virginia State Scenic River signs along the Moormans River in Albemarle County …
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Conservation Community Celebrates Passage of Bipartisan Easement Legislation

Governor Northam has signed into law important legislation preserving the integrity of conservation easements throughout Virginia. Read More …