July 24-26, 2015 · 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Chincoteague Center · 6155 Community Dr.
Chincoteague Island VA ·23336
For more info: 757-894-2334

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Chincoteague Island

Beautiful Land Across the Water Native American tribes were thriving on what is now Virginia’s Eastern Shore for more than twenty centuries when Captain John Smith arrived in 1607. One of these tribes, led by Chief Barabokees and Emperor Waskawampe, had claimed as their own an island five miles off the Virginia coast, calling it Chincoteague, or “The Beautiful Land across the Water.” The Assateague…

How Blueberries Fight Disease

One of nature’s biggest mysteries is how the same oxygen on which we depend to keep us alive can also be one of the major contributors to our eventual aging and decline. Why? Our bodies perform like furnaces. Their fuel is the food we eat, and the “heat” they produce is the energy that powers everything we do–even those cellular functions of which we are…

Blueberry Crumb Pudding

1 cup zwieback crumbs (or substitute with graham cracker crumbs) ¼ cup sugar ¼ tsp. cinnamon 3 Tbsp. melted butter 2 cup blueberries Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Add butter and mix well. Place 1 cup of blueberries in a small greased casserole. Cover with 1/ crumb mixture. Add remaining blueberries and top with remaining crumbs. Press down firmly with…

Blueberries for Health

Super Food or Super Fad? If you pick up any health and beauty magazine and read an article written about the health benefits of a certain food, the likelihood is that you will see a specific term – “superfood”. This is a term that has been coined by health experts in the last five years or so to describe any of the raw foods on…

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