The Lord Botetourt FFA is currently holding it’s annual citrus fruit sale. “This is one of our biggest fundraisers for the year with much of the money going to support our community service work around the Christmas holiday’s.” said Stuart Byrd. Last year the group participated in the Toys for Tots program and prepared 55 gift bags for residents of local nursing homes. They are selling premium citrus trucked in fresh from Florida and Locally grown apples from Ikenberry’s orchard. Varieties available include Seedless Navel oranges, Tangelo’s, Hamlin Juice Oranges and Ruby Red Grapefruit all of which come in both 4/5 bushel size for $25.00 per box and 2/5 bushel sizes for $15.00 per box. The FFA are also offering tangerines in 2/5 bushel sizes only for $20.00 per box. Apples are sold for $29.00 a bushel and $16.00 for a half bushel. They will be taking orders through November 21st with the fruit arriving at the school for pickup on Wednesday December 7th if you wish to help support the FFA you can place your order by calling 540 992-1261 Monday through Friday 9am -3pm.
Submitted by Stuart Byrd