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Promoting the production of local foods in the Roanoke Valley.

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

Red Rooster Coffee

Red Rooster Coffee RoastersRed Rooster Coffee Roasters

Description:

Red Rooster Coffee is roasted in small batches, one block from the only stoplight in Floyd, VA. We roast only high quality Arabica beans and we’re one of the regions only Certified Organic Fair & Trade coffee roasters. All bags are locally hand printed.

Contact Person

Answer: Jolie Greatorex, Office Manager

Address:  117 S. Locust St,  Floyd

State/Zip Code

VA/24091/Floyd

Phone Number:  5407457338

Months of Operation: Year long

Hours of Operation: Monday, Thursday & Friday: 12-5

Saturday: 10- 5

Closed: Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday

What is your business’s website? : www.redroostercoffeeroaster.com

Contact or Business email?:  info@redroostercoffeeroaster.com

Social Media

 https://twitter.com/redroostercr

https://www.facebook.com/RedRoosterCoffee

http://instagram.com/redroaster

AmRhein Wine Cellars

AmRhein's Wine Cellar

AmRhein’s Wine Cellar

AmRhein’s Wine Cellar

Description:

Amrhein Wine Cellars is a Virginia family owned and operated, estate-grown winery, specializing in wines with a German influence.

Contact:  Russ Amrhein

Address : 9243 Patterson Road

City:Bent Mountain

State/Zip Code: Virginia, 24059

Phone Number: 540-929-463

email: info@amrheins.com

County:  Roanoke

Website: http://www.amrheins.com/

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

Gypsy Mercantile

Gypsy Mercantile

Gypsy Mercantile

 

Gypsy Mercantile

Description:

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 : polly@gypsymercantile.com”

Contact:  Ron McCorkle

Website:  http://gypsymercantile.com/

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

Email: ron@urbiculture.org

Hickory Hill Vineyards

Hickory Hill VinyardsHickory Hill Vineyards

Description:

First planted in 1984, Hickory Hill celebrates 14 years as a winery and decades of growing wine grapes at Smith Mountain Lake. Wine list includes the popular “Lake series” wines,  estate-grown, award-winning Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon and local Merlot and Cabernet Franc.

Contact:  The Furrows

Address:  1722 Hickory Cove Ln, Moneta Va,  24121

Phone: 540-296-1393

Months of Operation

Answer: Year Round

Hours of Operation:

Answer: April-October, Wed-Sun from 12-6pm

January-March, Nov & Dec, Sat from 12-5pm

 Business’s website:  www.SMLwine.com

Contact or Business email?

Answer:  thefurrows@SMLwine.com

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hickory-Hill-Vineyards-Winery/23464703773

https://www.youtube.com/user/SMLwine/videos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: May 6, 2015 — 1:43 pm

Ann’s Apple Butter

Ann’s Apple Butter

Contact Person:  Ann Hubbard DeMaury

Address: 915 Etzler Rd

City: Troutville

State/Zip Code: 24175

Phone Number: 540-992-1881

Hours of Operation: Call for an appointment

email:  Appleannie-GB@juno.com

Description

Homemade Apple Butter made in copper kettle. Available in Quarts, Pints, 8oz size.  Also available in gallons for food service.  Retail and Wholesale markets.

Rose Lane Farm

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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

 

Grateful Bread

Grateful Bread

 

A Sweet Little Artisan Bakery Specializing in Organic Craft Breads, Bagels, Cupcakes and More. We are Now Open to the Public in our Retail Location, while continuing to Provide Custom Breads and Baked Goods for Commercial Accounts.

109 Old Hensley Rd
Floyd, Virginia
(540) 558-9395

 

Also frequents Farm to Table at Greenbrier Nurseries  Thursday and Saturday

Thornfield Farm

About:


Thornfield Farm produces and sells vegetables and flowers locally grown in southwest Virginia.

We sell our vegetables and flowers at local farmers markets, to restaurants and grocers, and through our farm share program. We’ve designed a convenient “debit-style” farm share program and online farm store. By subscribing to our farm share costumers get their choice of all our produce and a 10% additional value for supporting the farm.

WHERE CAN YOU FIND US?

Right here! Shop online, visit the farm, or come see us in Roanoke or at Community School in Hollins. We want to make buying our produce as convenient for you as possible. You can order anytime online and pick up at our farm stands three times a week. Let us know where else you’d like to see us; we’re always looking for more ways to engage with our community.

April-December TUESDAYS 3:30pm-6pm: Community School, 7815 Williamson Rd, Roanoke VA 24019

April-December THURSDAYS 4pm-6:30pm: Community High School, 302 Campbell Ave. SE Roanoke, VA 24013

April 26-Nov 1 SATURDAYS 8am-12pm: Grandin Village Community Market, 2080 Westover Ave SW, Roanoke VA 24015 (pending market space 

Contact: Susanna Thornton

Phone: 540.520.1803 

email: susanna@thornfieldfarm.com

Address:  3092 Blue Ridge TPK, Fincastle, VA, 24090

Web:  http://www.thornfieldfarm.com

Farm Share  Program

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Sunken City Brewing Company

About

Sunken City Brewing Company

Sunken City is the new brewery at Smith Mountain Lake. We will start pouring beer in May!

General Information

If you are a restaurant or pub in and you are interested in purchasing beer:

Please contact our distributors:
PA Short Distributing
Virginia Eagle Distributing
Danville Distributing

Phone (540) 420-0476
Email sunken.city.bc@gmail.com
Website http://sunkencitybeer.com/

Basic Info

 


Hours
Thu – Fri3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sat12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sun1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Updated: March 13, 2015 — 12:29 am

Roanoke Railhouse

Roanoke Railhouse

About

Engineering Balanced Craft Brews

Description

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

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

Updated: March 13, 2015 — 12:15 am

Peaks of Otter Winery

About

“Fruit of the Farm” wines are made from a wide variety of fruits – apples, grapes, blackberries, blueberries, peaches, chilli peppers, cherries, elderberries, and much more – all grown here on the farm located at the foot of the Peaks of Otter.

Mission

Peaks of Otter Winery’s mission is to be good stewards of the land, the fruit,
the community, and the consumer.
To produce wines that are pleasant and fun to make, taste, sell, and drink.
To make all who come feel special, valued, appreciated and a part of this family farm.

Description

April to December Open Daily from noon -5pm
August to November Open 9am-5pm
January to March Open Weekends noon-5pm
Other times by chance or appointment.

  • 2118 Elmos Road
  • Bedford, Virginia 24523
Phone (540) 586-3707
Email appleseed@earthlink.net
Website http://www.peaksofotterwinery.com

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peaks-of-Otter-Winery/280375068527?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

Parkway Brewing Company

Parkway Brewing

About

“Distinctive Beers, Artfully Crafted in the Heart of the Blue Ridge.” NEW HOURS!!! Open Thursday/Friday: 4-8 pm, Saturdays: 3-8 pm, Sundays 2-6 pm.

Mission

“Building Bridges, One Tasty Beer at a Time!”

Description

Microbrewery in Salem, Virginia, specializing in complex ales for the discriminating beer enthusiast.

FALL Tasting Room Hours: Thurs & Fri:4-8 pm, Sat: 3-8 pm, Sundays 2-6 pm

  • 739 Kessler Mill Rd
  • Salem, Virginia 24153
Phone (540) 314-8234
Website http://www.parkwaybrewing.com

FACEBOOK:  https://www.facebook.com/ParkwayBrewingCompany/info

 

Updated: March 13, 2015 — 12:28 am

Rube Mountain Farm

About

Rube Mountain Farm is a small family farm currently specializing in heritage breed pork, specifically Red Wattle hogs
https://www.facebook.com/RubeMountainFarm/info
This farm suffered a fire in November  and lost  a good deal of their business.  You can help them get back on their feet here:
https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/64n6

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

Four Corners Farm

Four Corners Farm

About

Family Friendly Farm

Mission

We are a community focused, family friendly farm that practices sustainable agriculture, raising pastured animals, supplying clean food for our local area.

Description

We are a family friendly farm located 20 minutes outside of Roanoke, VA. We look forward to meeting like minded individuals and families who seek to eat local, fresh, and real food!

Location 404 Old Mill Creek Ln, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Hours Fri – Sat9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Products We currently have fresh eggs and pastured poultry broilers. See pricing atwww.fourcornersfarm.com/farm-store

Contact Info

Phone (540) 334-1044

Email info@fourcornersfarm.com

Website http://www.fourcornersfarm.com

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