Authors as Published

Brenda Lynn, Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener, Green Spring, VA. Reviewed by Adria Bordas, Unit Coordinator, Senior Extension Agent, Horticulture, Virginia Cooperative Extension; Cynthia Brown, Manager, Horticulture Collections Management and Education, Smithsonian Gardens; Dave Close, State Master Gardener Coordinator and Consumer Horticulture Specialist, Virginia Tech; Nancy Olney, Horticulturalist, Green Spring Garden; Carlin Rafie, Assistant Professor, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech; Pamela Smith, Community Horticulture Supervisor and Master Gardener Coordinator, Green Spring Garden; Laura K. Strawn, Assistant Professor of Food Science, Virginia Tech; Kathryn Strong, M.S., R.D. Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences, Virginia Cooperative Extension

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Virginia is an increasingly attractive place for people from other countries to call home. According to the 2010 census, Virginia had the 7th highest immigration rate nationwide, with the greatest concentrations in the Northern Virginia, Richmond, and the Hampton Roads metropolitan areas. Regional diversity broadens the landscape of culinary options, both for long-term residents and newcomers.

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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

May 25, 2016