It’s a fact: Buying locally strengthens locally.
Among Blacksburg’s ongoing efforts to support local businesses and keep its economy strong, attention has been returned to area farms, long a valuable presence in rural Montgomery County and long the foundation upon which a solid economy is sustained.
Thanks to these farms and their farmers, truly stewards of the region, Blacksburg is buying locally—and loving it.
Did You Know?
In 2010, Virginia Tech was ranked "44th among 697 academic institutions" by the National Science Foundation for its almost $400 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2009.