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HeartMoss Pottery | Independence, Virginia

Last Spring a regular customer of our shop came in and showed us a beautiful pottery travel mug she had bought in Galax, Virginia. The top had been specially crafted to fit perfectly so there was no spillage if the mug were to overturn. We were very interested to find the source and traced it to a small potter in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia.Thus began our association with Hannah and Emi of HeartMoss Pottery. It is always pleasant to find craftspeople who understand the wholesale side of sales and realize the cost of selling--whether it be driving to a craft show for two days or the cost of owning and operating a retail store. We decided to drive...

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5 Reasons to Buy Virginia Peanuts

1. Size If super extra large jumbo peanuts sounds like a funny term to you, wait until you get your hands on them. Virginia peanut growers have high standards! Typically only the largest 2-3% of the crop meets the criteria each year. 2. Crunch Virginia peanuts are typically (ours are!) roasted in small batches by hand until the perfect crunchy texture is achieved.  3. Consistency Too much salt, oil, and roasting ruins the natural consistency of a peanut. Virginia peanut roasters take care and pride in this process by roasting in small batches, using pure peanut oil and just enough salt to achieve a perfect balance. 4. Flavor Once you've tried Virginia peanuts, it's hard to eat anything else. They're so fresh and delicious!...

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Welcome to Virginia Made's online store!

The Virginia Made Shop, located in Staunton, Virginia, has been in business since the mid-80s.  Take exit 222 off I-81 and you'll find our store, right beside Rowe's Restaurant and Cracker Barrel, in the very heart of the Shenandoah Valley.  For over 30 years, we've been more than just a locally owned business.  We sell products grown, crafted, written, printed, pressed, woven, thrown, painted, and more, all within the state lines of Virginia.  For nearly 30 years, we've loved folks opening our doors and discovering the many wonderful products we offer.   Today, we're excited to make a few of those products available online, starting with Virginia Peanuts, a customer favorite.  We hope to expand our offerings in the future,...

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