Va. Gourd Festival opens Saturday

cleaning gourd

As a child, I’d drink water from an outdoor spigot using a gourd as a cup. One of my grandfathers, an avid grower with his own mobile market, used to grow gourds, selling them and making gourd cups, bowls and whatever else he may have needed.

For a fifth-grade history project, I even made a . . . → Read More: Va. Gourd Festival opens Saturday