In its third year, the event displays the best of Loudoun's rural economy.
Event organizers said that 3,000 people attended the 3rd annual Loudoun Grown Expo at Bush Tabernacle in Purcellville on Saturday, a number that well surpassed the attendance of last year's event. "It is so nice to see so many neighbors and people who joined us from all over Northern Virginia," said Purcellville's Mayor Bob Lazaro. The Expo is organized by the Town of Purcellville as a way to showcase rural farms, wineries and other local businesses that "makes Loudoun unique and what makes Purcellville a great place to live and work,” Lazaro said. To view a photo gallery of the 2013 click here. Get local-flavored news delivered to your inbox daily; subscribe to Leesburg Patch's free newsletter.
Third annual Loudoun Grown Expo has grown exponentially each year and promised more vendors this year.
More vendors have signed on than ever for what Purcellville Mayor Bob Lazaro anticipates will be the biggest Loudoun Grown Expo yet. In its third year, the expo runs from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Bush Tabernacle in the town. “The first year, we had about 1,000 people attend, the second year, about 2,000,” Lazaro said. “This year we are expecting many more.” The event, organized by the Town of Purcellville, provides an opportunity to “showcase what makes Loudoun unique and what makes Purcellville a great place to live and work,” Lazaro said, adding that attendees may notice some changes this year to make the event bigger and better. One noticeable change will be the addition of food and drink vendors outside the Tabernacle, …