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News from October 2020


Bedford County expands Back to Business CARES grant program for small businesses

October 28, 2020

Phase 2 round will assist companies with gross revenues between $3million – $20million.

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Bedford Own Beale’s Beer Earns Bronze Medal at the 2020 Great American Beer Festival

October 26, 2020

Plumpricot recognized at world’s largest professional beer competition

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Farmers Markets meet community demand for local foods

October 20, 2020

— Bedford Farmers Market exceeds 450 attendees for season — Forest Farmers Market tops $400,000 in local sales The Ag Board heard a report this month from the Market Managers of the Forest Farmers Market and the Bedford Farmers Market. They stated they have seen increased visitors at the markets this year due to the […]

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Annual Joint Meeting Held on October 13

October 16, 2020

Bedford County is showing signs up an upturn following the peak of the Coronavirus closings and disruptions.

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Newest EDA member sworn-in

October 13, 2020

We’d like to welcome Rhonnie Smith to the Bedford County Economic Development Authority representing District 1

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Local student published in The Delmarva Farmer 4-H in Action supplement

October 8, 2020

One of Bedford County’s own 4-H Livestock members wrote an article for the Delmarva Farmer magazine. Brook Adkins wrote an article, “Modified, ‘the shows must go on,” and it was published in this tri-state publication covering Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Read the full article here as found on pages 1 and 7.  

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USDA to Provide Additional Direct Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by the Coronavirus

October 8, 2020

US Department of Agriculture October 5, 2020 President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup will run from September 21 and through December 11, 2020, for this […]

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