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Nelson:  Valleymont / Wintergreen Grocers Saved Just Before January 31st Closure

Nelson: Valleymont / Wintergreen Grocers Saved Just Before January 31st Closure

[ 0 ] January 7, 2013

Nellysford Nelson County, VA With just a few weeks remaining before Wintergreen Grocers in Nellysford would close, it now appears a last minute sale agreement between current owner Paul Koschara and Karen Ancarrow of Highland County, VA will keep the doors open. “About a month ago, Paul started talking about it and I listened. Then […]

Free Ice Cream! - Wintergreen Grocers Letting It Go After Power Outage

Free Ice Cream! – Wintergreen Grocers Letting It Go After Power Outage

[ 0 ] July 2, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Though the power is back on in most of Nellysford, the ice cream at Wintergreen Grocers fell a partial victim to the heat and no electricity after Friday night’s powerful storms. The ice cream partially melted before refreezing after power was restored. It can’t be sold, so they are giving it […]

Basic Necessities Goes Solar....Sort Of, & Good Luck FP!

Basic Necessities Goes Solar….Sort Of, & Good Luck FP!

[ 0 ] October 3, 2008

While heading back to Afton Thursday afternoon, I couldn’t help noticing some way up there in the sky out in front of Basic Necessities Wine & Cheese Shop in Nellysford. Up there! It’s who? Jim Purvis! We first did a story on Jim back in the early days of our printed magazine edition. Back then […]