The Roanoke Valley Locavore

Promoting the production of local foods in the Roanoke Valley.


Good Food Good People


Good Food Good People


All in information for Good Food Good People is embedded below. The link to their yummy 2106  Community Supported Agriculture Options is linked here:

Yummy CSA Stuff


Thornfield Farm


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.


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 


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


Farm Share  Program











Four Oaks Farm


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

Ikenberry Orchards

Ikenberry Orchards


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!!!

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

Shawsville Farmers’ Market

Shawsville MarketShawsville Farmers’ Market is located on the grass at the corner of Rt. 460 and Alleghany Spring Road (where the turn lanes are), outside Meadowbrook Center and Meadowbrook Public Library in Shawsville, Virginia, between Salem and Christiansburg. Open 9 a.m. – 12 noon, each Saturday, May 5 – October 27, 2012. Fresh produce, eggs (chicken and duck), herbs, honey, baked goods, grass-finished beef (inside), vegetable plants, and locally-made crafts and artwork, as available.

Contact Person
Answer: Sandy BirkenmaierCity

AddressPhone Number
Answer: 540-381-1856Months of Operation
Answer: May Through OctoberHours of Operation
Answer: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 12 noon

Answer: 267 Alleghany Spring Road

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Groundswell Farm

Groundswell FarmWelcome to Groundswell Farm!  We grow cut flowers and specialty vegetables for local markets.  Our food and flowers are grown with care and attention, picked and packed by hand.  Everything we offer is grown using sustainable methods.  Our season runs from the beginning of May to the end of October.  Come see us at one of our markets this season!

Sara Fennell and Greg Korbler
162 Soapstone Rd

Bryant Orchards

Barb Bryant
2333 Blacksburg Rd
Fincastle VA 24090

Bryant Orchards has peaches and produce from late June through August and Apples September through November. We have fresh local grown fruits and vegetables. We also have homemade applebutter and jams.

We are located on 220 next to Daleville post office right across from Lord Botetourt High School.

Beanhead Produce

BBeanhead Produce, in Botetourt County, features quality, homegrown vegetables and fruits, including tomatoes, corn, green beans, cantaloupe, watermelon, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, broccoli and more. Country ham, fresh eggs and zinnias are available periodically. To purchase these healthy fruits and veggies for your family or restaurant, please give us a call anytime!

Hal and Cindy Bailey, Jay Etzler
2582 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083


 Betsy Stewartson
6539 Falling Creek Rd
Garden transplants
Bedford, VA 24523

Perennial and annual herbs

Find herbs, garden transplants, seasonal produce at Otterdale. Everything is organically grown without pesticides, but not certified. Open-pollinated, heirloom varieties – those good old-fashioned flavors.

Wipledale Farm

wilpledaleWe operate a pasture fed raw milk herd share program.  Pastures receive no pesticides or chemical fertilizers. No pesticides or chemical fertilizers used on our produce.Herd shares, farm fresh eggs, farm fresh produce

See our website.  8 miles east of Rocky Mount off of Rt 40.

Julie Craun
905 Kenwood Road
Glade Hill, VA  24092

Idlewild Farm


Idlewild Farm

IdleWild Farm is a GMO-free farm that produces eggs from free range hens, pastured poultry, pastured and forested pork of Berkshire, Large Black, and Tamworth breeds, salad mix, and surplus vegetables and mushrooms from our family garden. We employ no-till, no – spray gardening methods that improve instead of deplete the soil. Building soil is one of our main goals and jobs as farmers.

We process our chickens on the farm. Check our website for upcoming dates when you can pickup a fresh chickens. We raise chickens February – November to ensure there is plenty of live food available for them to forage. In February before spring hits, we give the chicks access to the greenhouse where there is plenty of live food to eat. You can purchase our products at the Forest Farmer’s Market, The Well (in Bedford), and on the farm.

Please call or email to set up a time to come to the farm.

Practices:: non-GMO

IdleWild Farm
Doug and Lucy Overstreet
1252 Von Roy Road
Bedford, VA 24523

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