The Roanoke Valley Locavore

Promoting the production of local foods in the Roanoke Valley.

Locally Produced Food

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


Alexander'sOld school/ new cool and everything in between. Alexander’s is Roanoke’s and SW Virginia’s Original Farm to Table Restaurant. Since 1979 Alexander’s has grown our own seasonal organic vegetables and herbs in addition to cultivating relationships with regional farmers. As a result we provide the highest quality organic and local vegetables, herbs, meats, and cheeses to our customers. Our owner is also a founding member of the Virginia Old Dominion convivium of Slow Food.


Located in downtown Roanoke two blocks walking distance from Hotel Roanoke, the City Market and the Taubman Museum of Art.


Contact: Bridget Meagher

105 South Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA 24011


cell: 5408193682

The Farms & Fields Project at Owens Food Court, Virginia Tech

Farms and FieldsThe Farms Fields Project at Owens Food Court is the signature local, organic, and sustainable venue for Virginia Tech Dining Services. Customers will find a seasonal menu using produce, meat, and dairy from the Dining Services Garden at Kentland Farm and other local producers. The venue is also an educational opportunity for students to learn more about sustainability and where their food comes from. Open 10:00a.m.-8:00p.m. Monday through Friday during the academic year.

Owens Food Court is located off of Kent Street on the Virginia Tech Campus (near the on-campus bookstore and library) in downtown Blacksburg. Visitor parking passes can be obtained through VT Parking Services, and the venue is also a quick walk from parking downtown.

Rachael Budowle, Sustainability Coordinator for VT Dining Services

144 B New Hall West (0428)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

(540) 231-1139



LuckyLucky is a full service restaurant and bar located in the heart of downtown Roanoke VA.  Lucky serves the highest quality seasonal comfort food in an environment that is reminiscent of the neighborhood gastropubs of New York and Brooklyn.  Lucky only serves food that is grown and harvested in healthy and responsible manner.

Jeff Farmer

18 Kirk Avenue,Roanoke VA 24011

(540) 580-9983

Lucky on Facebook


Hotel Roanoke

Hotel RoanokeWhat we have is celebrated. The ambiance. The service. The charm. The tradition. Our restaurants have a storied history and offer a variety of tastes and atmospheres to suit every appetite. Your options range from sumptuous breakfast and lunch buffets and superior á la carte dinners in the elegant, award-winning Regency Dining Room to a casual atmosphere and lighter fare in The Pine Room Pub. Our menus highlight and feature a taste of the region, as we partner closely with local and regional farmers to bring you the very best and freshest ingredients possible. Both The Pine Room Pub and The Regency Room are annually recognized by local and regional publications in offering the very best dining experience in the Valley.

From North or South I-81
Exit 143 (I-581 South) to Exit 5. Cross Wells Avenue and continue to the main entrance of the hotel.
From 220N (Martinsville)
220N becomes I-581N. Take exit 4E (Orange Avenue). Take first right at traffic light onto Williamson Road. After the third traffic light, turn right on Shenandoah Avenue. Take the first right to main entrance of the hotel.
From 460W (Lynchburg)
460 becomes Orange Avenue. Turn left at the traffic light at Williamson Road and Orange Avenue. After the third traffic light, turn right on Shenandoah Avenue. Take the first right to main entrance of the hotel.


Contact: Michael Quonce

Address: 110 Shenandoah Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24016



Chateau Morrisette

Chateau Morrisette


THEDOGS.COM Your total wine destination. Join us for our festivals and events. Check our Facebook Events page or website for up to date information.
Chateau Morrisette Winery is one of Southwest Virginia’s premier destinations for award-winning wine and fine dining. The winery produces an extensive range of wines, while the restaurant specializes in fresh and delicious regional cuisine.

Restaurant Hours

December – March See More

General Information

We ship our wine to the following States: VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, TN, WV, NY, NH, MD, DC, OH, ME, MI, WI, KS, MO, IA, MN, LA, TX, NM, CO, WY, ID, NV, OR, WA, and CA. If you live in PA, you may order direct from your local Liquor store.
Please remember, in most cases (not all) we are limited to shipping a maximum of two cases a month to the same person. We must also have your birthdate in order to ship wine to you and someone over 21 must be able to sign for the UPS delivery. Order online at www.thedogs.comor by phone at 540-593-2865.

For orders over $150, you pay $6 per case (partial case) for shipping.


287 Winery Road SW Floyd, VA 24091

Website: :


Phone: 540-593-9216

Mikie’s 7th


Mikie’s 7th

We serve fresh, local, and all-natural food. Check out our specials of the week! Our bake good are freshly milled whole wheat at Mikie’s 7th. We now offer catering to your needs. Check out our website for more information. Join our facebook fan club for any specials this coming spring!! We are a restaurant serving breakfast lunch and dinner. We use and also market local farm products including our own Shadowchase Farm beef, pork and eggs. Take 460 west from Blacksburg- 7 miles to Newport. Mikies is on the left adjacent to the Newport Hardware Store.

We specialize in grass-finished burgers, in-house smoked pork bar-b-que, pizzas, and other cafe and vegetarian fare, including hand made hush puppies, salads, Korean bar-b-que burger (bulgogi), and weekly specials. Many of our ingredients are organic and locally sourced when in season, and always freshly prepared by our experienced staff. We strive to make all of our delicious items with the best ingredients possible.

Contact:Mikie Mosser
Address:106 D Spruce Run Rd, Newport, Va 24128
phone: 540-544-0007


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