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The Black Twig Garden

theblacktwiggardentThe Black Twig Garden

 

 

 

 

Description:

Growing healthy food from certified organic seeds with organic practices. Offering vegetables, fruit, honey, and  jams made the old fashioned way!

Contact Person: Sybille Nelson

 

Address: PO BOX 715

City: Troutville, VA, 24175

Phone Number: 540/529-9532

Months of Operation :  May 1 through October 31

Hours of Operation

Answer: Saturdays 8:00 am-1:00 pm

www.TheBlackTwigGarden.com

Contact or Business email: sybillenelson@aol.com

Answer: Grown without pesticides, Using certified organic seeds, non-GMO , organic practices.

 

Wytheville Farmer’s Market

wythevilleWytheville Farmer’s Market

Description:

The Wytheville Farmers Market has a two-fold mission:  1) Our primary mission is to offer the local residents of Southwestern Virginia with a credible and safe place to purchase locally produced fresh foods at affordable prices. 2) The secondary mission of the Wytheville Farmers Market is to provide local farmers, gardeners, food producers, and artisans with an opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals to share their individual knowledge and expertise, give back to the community, and provide a profitable place for local harvests to be sold in a casual yet professional manner.

Contact Person: Jen Otey

Address: 570 E. Spring St.

City: Wytheville,

Phone Number: 2766200303

Months of Operation

Answer: May – October

Hours of Operation

Answer: Saturdays, 9am – 1pm

Answer: www.wythevillefarmersmarket.com

Contact or Business email: wythevillefarmersmarket@live.com

Answer: https://www.facebook.com/wytheville.farmersmarket

Big Lick Run Farm and Community Market

Lick RunBig  Lick Run Farm and Community Market

Description:  

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

Website: www.lickrun.org

Contact or Business email: rick@lickrun.org

Answer: https://www.facebook.com/lickrun?fref=ts

Waterbear Mountain Organic Farm

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Waterbear Organic Farm

 

Waterbear Mountain Farm

Description:

WaterBear Farm Operates a serve yourself, choose your own veggies, buffet style CSA. Members sign up in spring to receive 26 weeks of fresh picked veggies.

 

 

Contact Person: Richard Ursomarso

Address: 477 rain dance rd ne

City:  Floyd

State/Zip Code: a. 24091

Phone Number:  540 577 9178

Months of Operation:  may 1st thru dec 15th

Hours of Operation

Answer: waterbearfarm.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waterbear.farm?fref=ts

Contact or Business email: nswer: waterbearorganicfarm@yahoo.com

Answer: We use Bio Dynamic Practices, Grass Fed, Antibiotic free, Grown without pesticides, Certified Organic

Ferguson Farm

Ferguson Farm

Description:

In operation for over 60 years, currently selling at Roanoke City Market and West End Market in Roanoke.

Contact Person

Answer: Kristin Peckman

Answer: 540-366-7780

County: Franklin

Months of Operation:  year-round

Hours of Operation:: variable

Contact or Business email: kris@peckmanjazz.co

Social Media ( This is where you can list your facebook or twitter link, or any other media you use.)

Answer:

You can choose more than one, but it will only be listed once in the paper directory. You can list a priority, or other categories in “Other”.

Answer: Priority:  vegetables, Vegetables, Eggs

 

Agricultural Practices

Answer: Grown without pesticides

Rose Lane Farm

rose lane farm

Rose Lane Farm

Rose Lane Farm

 

Description

Historical working sheep farm with produce, honey, shiitake mushrooms and handspun yarn and roving.

 

 

Contact:  Julie Jeavons

Address:  4101 Sontag Road, Rockt Mt. Va., 24151

Phone:  540-482-0149

Hours of  Operation:  By Appointment

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rose-Lane-Farm/180855062020128

Email: caheerjeavons@yahoo.com

3 Birds Berry Farm

3birds3 Birds Berry Farm

Description:

Pick your own Blueberries, Blackberries, and Raspberries at this family owned and run business that has a community feel. Kid friendly and handicapped accessible. No dogs please. Known for it’s yummy berries and volume picking!!

Contact Person:  Bill Sembello & Irene Lamb, Managers

Address:    1876 Brooksfield Rd

City: Blacksburg ,VA 24060

Phone Number: Answer: 540552-4195

County: Montgomery

Hours of Operation

Answer: Call the ‘farm phone’ for weekly updates on hours and picking conditions, in season OR go to website for same information & sign up for weekly in season emails

Website:  3birdsberryfarm.com

Contact or Business email: 3birdsberryfarm@gmail.com

Facebook:  facebook.com/3birdsberryfarm

 

Good Food Good People

 

Good Food Good People

General Information

Farmer owned and operated, Good Food-Good People (GFGP) serves as a link between the agricultural community in the Blue Ridge Mountains/Piedmont area and the region’s market shoppers, fine-dining chefs, CSA sharers and local food lovers. Since its roots as a collaboration of three small vegetable farms in 1996, GFGP has blossomed to represent over 50 producers of fresh fruits and vegetables, herbs and mushrooms, pasture-raised meats, free-range eggs, farm cheeses, breads and baked delicacies, value-added foods, natural hand crafts and lots more–all originating within a 100-mile radius of our Floyd home base and your front door!

Our community-supported agriculture program, “FarmShares,” keeps you eating local nearly the entire calendar year! Fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as eggs, herbs, cheese, occasional meats and local hand-crafted items fill bountiful share boxes. A FarmShare brings you a full season of local goods available at our many drop sites in Roanoke, Daleville, Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Floyd, VA. Whenever possible we prefer certified organic or biologically-grown sources.

Originally known for our fresh produce and eggs, GFGP also features hand-picked suppliers of grass-pastured meats, local cheeses, a wide array of sweeteners, jams and jellies, and many other prepared, local foods and beverages! Find “more local foods for more local folks” through our “A La Carte” virtual market or at 5 area farmer markets: Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Market: Thursdays from 2 to 6, May through October at Riverwalk Bridge, S. Jefferson Ave & Wiley Dr.; West End Farmers Table: Tuesdays from 3 to 6, Year-Round Corner of 13th and Patterson; Grandin Village Market: Saturdays from 8 to 12, Mid-April through October Westover Ave. behind Roanoke Natural Foods; Blacksburg YMCA Farmer’s Table: Tuesdays from 3 to 6, Year-Round  Saturdays from 9 to 12, May to October; Floyd Farmers Market: Saturdays from 9 to 1, May to October Downtown on Locust St.

Contact: Ariel Leath  

Address: 320 Fork Drive Floyd, VA 24091    

Website: www.goodfoodgoodpeople.net 

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email: gfgpalacarte@swva.net  Phone:(540) 745-4347 x 2

Community Supported Agriculture

Good Food – Good People CSA FarmShares are a great way to eat local (& deliciously!) for nearly an entire calendar year. We offer two sizes of fresh vegetable shares, a fresh fruit share, a fresh pastured egg share, and spring and winter shares that will include a broad array of food groups supplied by numerous area farms and food producers. A FarmShare brings you a full season of local products at your choice of many drop sites in Roanoke, Daleville, Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Floyd, VA.

Whenever possible we prefer certified organic or biologically-grown sources. All items in our farm shares comes from a 100-mile radius of our home-base in Floyd, keeping our food miles low. When you purchase local farm-fresh foods from GFGP, you participate in the local farmer-consumer network that encourages positive alternatives for nourishing ourselves and our community.

To register for our farm shares, please visit our website or email gfgpFarmShares@swva.net for more information.

 Contact: Christy Pugh   

Address: 320 Fork Drive Floyd, VA 24091    
Website: www.goodfoodgoodpeople.net 
email: gfgpFarmShares@swva.net  Phone:(540) 745-4347 x 0

2013 CSA Information is Listed Here

We offer wholesale distribution to restaurants, institutions and retail stores. Please email us for more information.

Good Food Good People Meat, Eggs and Cheese.

GFGP functions as an aggregator for various producers of grass-pastured beef, pork, chicken and turkey meats, as well as eggs and cheeses. We offer grass-pastured, antibiotic free meats with no restrictions on fresh air and sunshine. This meat is hormone and antibiotic free, lean and extremely tasty.

Beef and pork cuts are prepared in USDA-certified facilities and poultry operations are inspected under VADACS  state policies. Our XL brown pastured eggs from Weathertop Farm are huge, fresh and flavorful – available year ‘round, too. We feature local and regional cheeses, numerous fresh and aged varieties from high-quality BGH-free sources, hand-crafted from goat and cow milk.

GFGP meats, eggs and cheeses can be pre-ordered through our virtual market program, A La Carte (gfgpalacarte@swva.net) or at 5 area farmer markets: Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Market: Thursdays from 2 to 6, May through October at Riverwalk Bridge, S. Jefferson Ave & Wiley Dr.; West End Farmers Table: Tuesdays from 3 to 6, Year-Round Corner of 13th and Patterson; Grandin Village Market: Saturdays from 8 to 12, Mid-April through October Westover Ave. behind Roanoke Natural Foods; Blacksburg YMCA Farmer’s Table: Tuesdays from 3 to 6, Year-Round  Saturdays from 9 to 12, May to October; Floyd Farmers Market: Saturdays from 9 to 1, May to October Downtown on Locust St.

We offer wholesale distribution to restaurants, institutions and retail stores. Please email us for more information.

Contact: Ariel Leath  

Address: 320 Fork Drive Floyd, VA 24091    

Website: www.goodfoodgoodpeople.net 

email: gfgpalacarte@swva.net  Phone:(540) 745-4347 x 2

Four Oaks Farm

About

Four Oaks Farms is a small family owned business doing one thing, growing and marketing high quality gourmet lettuce and other leaf crops, including microgreens, herbs and other vegetables.  This will be done in a controlled environment greenhouse operation utilizing the most recent technology in a 100% soilless hydroponic growing system.  We will focus our marketing to the local area (within 75 to 100 mile radius of the farm) so that you the consumer can have access to the freshest possible vegetables.  It is our intent to be known as the producer of the highest quality produce available.

Our Mission

Four Oaks Farms will grow and provide a safe, superior quality, fresh, vine ripened, locally grown produce to consumers in the surrounding area.

What We Provide

Since we grow pick and distribute our products you can be assured that it is:

  • Fresh
  • Has been properly cared for throughout its life
  • Has not spent days in a warehouse
  • Has not been mis-handled
  • Has had no Pesticides applied
  • Has had no herbicides applied
  • Consistent quality and flavor
  • Our Emphasis will be on providing not only the highest quality produce but also the highest level of service, providing you the freshest product available, when you need it.

Often the produce that we deliver to you has been harvested less than 24 hours.

  • 400 Windfield Ln
  • Wirtz, Virginia 24184
Closed until tomorrow 7:00am – 7:00pm
Phone (540) 334-6257
Email info@4oaksfarms.com
Website http://www.4oaksfarms.com

Ikenberry Orchards

Ikenberry Orchards

About

General Information
Ikenberry Orchards is a family owned and operated business. We have been fruit growers in Botetourt County for 100 years and hope to continue to serve you for years to come!Spring- We have a greenhouse fully stocked with annuals, perinnals, hanging baskets and a variety of unusual planters. We will custom plant in containers for you! Open April, May and June. Mums are available in the fall. Farmer’s Market every saturday!Summer- This is the time to visit for fresh fruits and vegetables! We have the most delicious peaches, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, peppers and white sweet corn that keeps you coming back for more! Summer cooking apples are here! Farmer’s Market every saturday!Fall- Apples are ripe and frost is on the pumpkins. All of our fall apples are harvested in September and October. Come choose your pumpkins, gourds, decorative corn, apple butter, preserves, jellies and honey. Country hams, nut and candies are here for your enjoyment. Also, this is when our corn maze is up and running! Farmer’s Market until end October through Early November.

Holidays- Christmas trees, wreaths and greenery roping are available the end of November through the 23rd of December.

Open all year!!!

http://www.ikenberryorchards.com/

Patchwork Farm

Patchwork Farm

Copper Hill, Virginia

patchworkWe are in our fifth season of growing our farm, family and homestead as we tap into the rich tradition of agriculture in our area. Our commitment to growing food and caring for our patch of ground is based on diversity, health and sharing. Each season brings us closer to realizing our goal of providing fresh, delicious vegetables to our community year round. As we build season extension infrastructure and skills, our connection to the community strengthens too. We are constantly renewed by the thought of being a part of a larger movement of sustainable agriculture and cultural nourishment.

(This listing was last updated on May 28, 2014)

216 Conner ln Se
Copper Hill, VA 24079
Floyd County
United StatesMailing Address:
216 Conner Ln Se
Copper Hill, VA 24079
United States

Contact

  • Producer: Amy & Bryan Willoughby
  • Copper Hill, Virginia 24079

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Email farm.patchwork@gmail.com
Website http://www.naturallygrown.org/farms/2943
http://www.localharvest.org/patchwork-fa…https://www.facebook.com/pages/Patchwork-Farm/242636842582772

Riven Rock Farm

Riven Rock Farm is located in beautiful Highland County, Virginia.  We strive to offer a place where the wild meets agriculture, a place where healthy ecosystems and biodiversity are priorities over monocultures and dollars. 

Our mission at Riven Rock Farm is to develop and nurture a holistic, sustainable mountain farm- and to share our products, services and experiences with like-minded people.

We raise purebred, heritage breed, Galloway beef cattle (Belted and Solid colors), Katahdin Hair Sheep, and free range laying hens.  Our heritage breed Galloway beef and Katahdin lamb are delicious, healthy and 100% Grass Fed products.

belted galloways

Riven Rock is comprised of 600 acres of hardwood forests, mountain meadows, and high sweeping pastures. The

old celtic word “Riven” means- to split or shatter- and we certainly have our share of split rock formations, cliffs and caves here in our forests and ridges.

Located at close to 3,000 feet in elevation, our summer temperatures are a refreshing change from the “lowlands”. Come visit us and refresh your spirit.  Enjoy the farm and the surrounding highlands of Virginia.

Farm Address:

Riven Rock Farm
890 Halterman Hollow Lane
Monterey, VA 24465

Phone:
540-474-3022

http://www.rivenrockfarm.com/

Recent Press concerning Riven Rocks Herd:

The Belted Galloway Herd

Page 2 concerning the herd

Animal Welfare Designation

Misty Meadows Produce

Misty Meadows in on 3033 Brambleton Ave close to the Coffee Pot. Nicolas Karim purchases produce from local producers and sells it out of his storefront. He knows everyone he buys from and produces some of his own produces as well. Nice folks! Also a great place to purchase a Christmas tree.
Phone: 540-989-4002
3022 Brambleton Ave
Roanoke Va 24015

Jamison’s Orchard

Family farm since 1875.  Our fruits and vegetables are grown on premises.  Old fashioned hard candy (in season).  Fruit and gift baskets are a specialty.

Select your own apples, peaches, nectarines, vegetables, apple butter, peach butter, mountain honey, hard candy, Amish country cheese.

One mile west of Route 419 and Oak Grove School.

Hours:  9 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
9 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday
9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday
Closed on Sundays

Dennis Jamison

5635 Grand Road Ext,Roanoke, VA 24018

(540) 774-5537

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Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op

Roanoke Natural Foods Coop

About

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.

Description

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 www.farmroanoke.com.

  • 1319 Grandin Rd SW
  • Roanoke, Virginia 24015

 

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RoanokeCoop/info

 

The BarnHouse Garden

The BarnHouse Garden sells direct from the garden at our Trolley farmstand.  I grow organically and am working towards sustainable growth by seed-saving. We grow Heirloom produce and herbs, specializing in Heirloom melons.  Seeds, herb pots, Tomato pots are available in April. Medicinal herbal teas are available.

Shelley Starr
2763 Stony Fork Road
Moneta, VA 24121
starr@clsystems.biz
540-521-4686

West End Community Market

West End Market

The West End Community Market is open Tuesdays from 3-6 year-round, rain or shine.

The West End Community Market supports local, sustainable agriculture by connecting the public with local farmers and food producers. The West End Market accepts and doubles SNAP-EBT benefits.

Currently the West End Community Market is comprised of 7 farmers and food producers featuring certified and non-certified organic veggies, fruit, herbs, seasonal seedlings, cheese, pasture raised/grass-fed chicken, beef, and pork, locally roasted coffee, artisan homemade breads, muffins, baked goods, and other hot-prepared foods. Free cooking demonstrations every Tuesday all summer long!

All of our markets feature 100% locally produced products with an emphasis on organic, sustainable, and humane producers, products, and practices.   All products sold at our markets are produced within 100 miles of our market locations.  We make two exceptions to this rule:  we allow regional seafood from Virginia and North Carolina waters (only if the vendor is local) and coffee (only if the roaster is local).

Contact: Sam Lev

 Address: 1210 Patterson Ave (covered pavilion behind Freedom First Credit Union).

website:  www.leapforlocalfood.org

phone: 540.632.1360

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WestEndCommunityMarket

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