The Roanoke Valley Locavore

Promoting the production of local foods in the Roanoke Valley.

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Blue Ridge Mountain Bounty LLC




Blue Ridge Mountain Bounty

Contact:Catherine Milazzo


Phone: 540-416-2762

Email: email:



Blue Ridge Mountain Bounty is a Local Food and Goods Hub. We are a network of local producers that aggregates and distributes local food and goods throughout SWVA. Our Online Farmer’s Market is open Year Round and we deliver to Abingdon, Wytheville, and Roanoke with more locations to come in the future. There is no membership fee for Producers or Individual Shoppers.









Woods Farm Orchards and Greenhouses


woods farmWoods Farms Orchards and Greenhouses



Contact Person: Mark Woods

Address: 2921 Naff Road, : Boones Mill, Virginia, 24065

Phone Number: 5403342725



Months of Operation

Answer: April-December

Hours of Operation

Answer: Mon-Sat 10-6

Sun 11-4

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Firefly Fare


firefly fareFirefly Fare



Casual Farm to Table restaurant in historic City Market Building with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients.



Contact Person: Chris Parkhurst

Address:32 Market Square SE, Roanoke,VA, 24011

Phone Number: 540.206.2630


Months of Operation

Answer: open every day

Hours of Operation

Answer: Sun.-Tue. 11am-3pm

Wed.-Sat. 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm


Local Roots

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Local Roots







Local Roots Cafe is dedicated to serving local, organic, sustainably-produced fare. All food at Local Roots Cafe is raised or grown, prepared, and served with respect and love for animals, vegetables and fruits, people and The Earth. Fish and seafood are only from sustainably-harvested sources. Our menu changes often reflecting what is seasonal and fresh. This all makes for delicious eating!

1314 Grandin Road SW | Roanoke, VA 24015 | 540-206-2610
located next door to the Grandin Theater | handicap aware

Closed Monday

Tuesday – Friday,  11:30 -2pm, 5-10pm; Saturday 5-10pm;
Sunday Brunch 11-2:30pm;

Sunday Family Style Supper 5-9pm

Our mission is S.O.L.E. food:  Sustainable, Organic, Local, Ethical and..Delicious. All food served in its season.

Contact:Diane Elliot(owner)

Address:  1314 Grandin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24015




Phone: 540-206-2610

Big Lick Run Farm and Community Market

Lick RunBig  Lick Run Farm and Community Market


Lick Run’s primary goal is to use biological farming and a community market to spark neighborhood revitalization. We sell to local restaurants, natural food grocery stores, and the public.


Contact Person: Answer: Rick Williams

Address: Answer: 1626 10th Street, NW

City: Roanoke

State/Zip Code: VA/24012

Phone Number: 540-728-1767

Months of Operation:  April through end of November

Hours of Operation: Saturdays 2-5 (tentative)

Check our Facebook page for updates


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Soaring Ridge

soaring ridge Soaring Ridge Craft Brewers


Soaring Ridge Craft Brewers: Locally crafted, small-batch brewery with a variety of beers available, including seasonal special recipes. Local food trucks and live music on site.


Contact Person: Sean Osborne, Brew Master/ Owner

Address: 523 Shenandoah Avenue, Roanoke, VA, 24016

Phone Number: 540.529.2140

Months of Operation: Year Round

Hours of Operation:

Thursday  4-8pm

Friday       4-9pm

Saturday  2-9pm

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Soaring Ridge

Brewery & Tasting Room


Gypsy Mercantile

Gypsy Mercantile

Gypsy Mercantile


Gypsy Mercantile


Gypsy Mercantile Goods & Services has retail products grown and crafted locally.

Lovely Locally Handmade Soaps, Salves, Sprays and more! Quietly collecting recipes and creating over the last two years.


From their Facebook Entry

“Gypsy Mercantile is a small local business in Roanoke Va. with home and body products made of herbs and crafted items like: Soaps, body srays, painted gourds, compost teas, rainbarrels and more! We show at festivals and on line. We will be at the farmers’ Market in the Grandin Village once a month: July 21, August 25, Sept. 8 and October 13 or 20. We we also be at the Catawba Farm festival Aug 31 – Sept. 2

Polly Branch and Ron McCorkle invite you to visit us, or if you have a product to market, please contact us! You can send us a message here at :”

Contact:  Ron McCorkle




Roanoke Railhouse

Roanoke Railhouse


Engineering Balanced Craft Brews


At Roanoke Railhouse, we have stuck to our goals and philosophy during our first four years. We have and will continue to create ambassador beers. Anyone can make beer. Brewing great beer however, requires science and technology, plus energy and commitment.

  • 3106 Franklin Rd
  • Roanoke, Virginia 24014


Updated: March 13, 2015 — 12:15 am

Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op

Roanoke Natural Foods Coop


Since ’75, Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op has provided our community with nutritious food choices and earth-friendly products. Operating from cooperative principles, we support sustainable environmental practices, local organic farmers and local economy.


Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op serves the Roanoke Valley from two retail locations. 1319 Grandin Road, open 8am-9pm every day & 1 Market Square, SE, open Sundays and Mondays from 10am-7pm and Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9am-7pm.

Our farm, Heritage Point Urban Farm, is the largest contiguous urban farm in the United States. Visit the farm at

  • 1319 Grandin Rd SW
  • Roanoke, Virginia 24015




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