Tuesday marked the second day of the Rockingham County Fair and the fun was rolling along. The food at the fair is always a big hit with vendors selling hundreds of pounds of burgers, chicken, and hot dogs during the week. On Tuesday WHSV got a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making some of the fair’s best food.
Through community engagement and a structured initiative of programs funded through Sentara and other organizations, the designation shows that the region has resources to support those living with dementia.
“We wanna help out the community we want people to grow their own food, we want them to be able to taste that difference between the homegrown tomato and the store-bought tomato,” owner of Mountain Gate Organics David Bocook said.
“If that family has to buy a couch, or a dresser, or a dining room table their stipend is gone. And that stipend pays for their rent their utilities their food, medical, anything they need to survive those first couple months,” Director Heidi Dove explained.