Farmville History

Meet The Mastermind Of Green Front Furniture Building One’s Restoration
May 22, 2015
Al Buczek remembers finding a Spanish coin carefully placed in the walls of a 200-year-old home in Charlottesville—his first restoration project. It had been put there by the original builder and he was hooked. That was 33 years ago. “I got my feet wet. I love restoration,” says Al, an Air Force veteran. Five months […]
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How Green Front Furniture Got Its Name
April 28, 2015
Did you know Green Front started as a grocery store? Crallé Grocery opened roughly 70 years ago.  Salt, produce, everything was sold by the pound. Except for beans, beans were sold by the scoop. Richard Crallé Sr. owned the shop on Farmville’s Main Street. He eventually purchased the grocery store next door which was owned […]
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