I was chatting with Ken Harris of a.m. Fog on the phone recently and he told me about one of the neatest things that’s just happened over at their place on the Albermarle / Nelson line along Route 151. Yea, we all know them for their great nursery and greenhouse products, but now they are also carrying one of Nelson’s favorite and award winning wines from Delfosse Vineyard & Winery at Faber, Virginia over near Hickory Creek.
And later this month they begin “Thirsty Third Thursdays” wine tasting, at a.m. Fog, that starts Thursday July 31st 4-8 PM. The event continues on into the fall.
And yea, we told you first about Homestead Creamery milk a few weeks ago. That’s available in the farm market at a.m. Fog. This is the real thing in those familiar glass bottles. It gets delivered fresh every Wednesday!
And to celebrate a.m. Fog’s 5 years in business, all trees & shrubs are 50% off. Folks this won’t happen again until their 10 year anniversary, so get ’em while you can.
Yvonne says, new shipments of corn arrive every Tuesday and Friday plus they’re picking loads of green beans, cukes, zukes, & squash. Tomatoes & peppers are just starting to come in along with ORGANICALLY grown and conventional peaches too. Cantaloupes are on sale this week 1.79 each or 2 for 5.00…now that’s a deal!
You can always visit them on the web at www.amfog.net or call ’em at 540-456-7100
Rainfall totals as of 11:59 PM EDT Sunday night:
–MONDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine in the Rockfish Valley : 90Â°/60Â° – RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 16.97″
–MONDAY’S High / Low at NCL-TWNF on Devil’s Knob @ Wintergreen Mountain : 76Â°/58Â° – RAIN 0.00″ – YTD: 24.44″
–MONDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Hatcreek Farm on Horseshoe Mountain @ Roseland, VA : 86Â°/67Â°– RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 24.67″
–MONDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Tiger Fuel @ Lovingston, VA : 91Â°/63Â° – RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 21.31″
–MONDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Delfosse Winery & Vineyard @ Faber, VA : 90Â°/65Â° – RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 16.93″
Thanks to Ann Strober for the great shot above of the bee pollinating the flower. Ann always grabs some really great shots, and if you check out the August issue of NCL being delivered on shelves now, you can see some more of her crafty work….including a really sneaky snake! As always we appreciate you sending in the photos Ann!
Yesterday felt a little better than the day before. It was still hot with the valley temps around 90Â°, but we had less humidity so it wasn’t quite as sticky. On the mountain up at Wintergreen it was a nice 76Â° for an afternoon high. Overnight some very light showers moved through the area, but most people stayed dry.
Today we’ll begin seeing a return of humidity on southern winds with temps in the 90’s for valley afternoon highs, and near 80Â° on the mountains. By Wednesday afternoon thunderstorms are back in the forecast, temperatures stay hot in the low and mid 90’s.
Eastern U.S. Regional Current Surface Map via wunderground
Looking 12-24 Hours Ahead
Your Nelson County Life custom area forecast including: Lake Monocan, Hawthorne Mill, Piney River, and Holymead.
TUESDAY: Sunny & hotter, humidity returns.
* Highs Valley: 93-96Â°
*On the mountains: 78-81Â°
*Winds: SW-5 MPH
*OVERNIGHT: Partly cloudy and continued mild . Lows valley: 67-70Â° : Mountains: 61-64Â° : Winds: S-5 MPH becoming NW after midnight.
WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny, very hot, with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Highs Valley: 94-97Â°
*On the mountains: 86-89Â°
*Winds: W-5 MPH
*OVERNIGHT: Mostly cloudy & warm. Scattered t-storms. Lows valley: 68-71Â° : Mountains: 59-62Â° : Winds: W 5-10 MPH
THU: P/S PM T-Storm 90/67
FRI: M/S 89/65
SAT: M/S 88/65
SUN: P/S 88/65
MON: P/S 88/68
All mountain temperatures in the extended period roughly 10-15 degrees cooler than those listed in the valley.
Have a great Tuesday!