A list of Roanoke Valley Local Food Producers


An alphabetical listing of Roanoke Valley food providers, compiled April 2008

Please phone or check website of producer for the most current information on their products and services. Please report corrections or additions to Nancy Maurelli, phone 540/345-3405 or localfood@cox.net. Thanks for supporting your local food producers, strengthening our local food system and keeping your food dollars circulating in the local economy!

ARCADIA FARM, Buchanan, VA. Market garden produce, beautiful bouquets, organic eggs from pastured poultry. Mother-daughter enterprise; they’re both permaculture designers. Contact Kirsten Griffiths, 540/254-3247.

THE BLUE RIDGE POULTRY COOP, Tender, flavorful, squeaky clean pastured chickens, turkeys and their eggs. Contact Angi LeNoir at 540/966-0158 or www.blueridgepoultrycoop.com.

BRAMBLEBERRY FARM, Fincastle, VA. Livestock breeders with beautiful goats, cows, and chickens. Eggs from pastured chickens, garden greens, berries, summer veggies, flowers, tea herbs and cider vinegar. Contact Donna Janeczko, 540/473-1585 or www.brambleberryfarm.biz.

BRAMBLE HOLLOW FARM, Montvale, VA. Delicious pastured poultry and pork. Berries, grapes, apples and pears, weather permitting. Contact Anna Wills, 540/947-0337.

BREADCRAFT BAKERY, Roanoke, VA. Glorious selection of handmade artisan loaves. Retail hours 7:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Saturday. Also a limited selection available via Tinnell’s, Roanoke Natural Foods, and Ukrops Bakery. Contact Alex Eliades, 540/562-4112.

BRIGHT FARM, Floyd, VA. Grass fed beef and pastured poultry. Contact Larry & Debbie Bright, 540/745-5790.

COMMUNITY VENTURES, Roanoke, VA. Urban CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) offering weekly distributions of ecologically grown vegetables mid-May through October. No work requirement to participate. Contact Rachel Theo-Maurelli at 540/904-5730 or communityventures@cox.net

FANGORN FARM, Sweet Springs, WVA. Shiitake mushrooms (available at Roanoke Natural Foods), homemade berry jams, maple syrup. Contact Louise and James Chandler, 540/897-5731.

JACK FERGUSON’S FARM, Rocky Mount, VA. Seasonal greens, summer squash, green beans, cucumbers, and chicken eggs. On Roanoke City Market Saturdays in season. Contact Kris Peckman, 540/366-7780.

FIVE PENNY FARM, Floyd, VA. Gorgeous certified organic vegetables spring through autumn. Salem Market on Saturdays and Blacksburg on Wednesdays in season. Contact Brett and Johanna Nichols, 540/745-7335.

GARDEN MOUNTAIN FARM, Burke’s Garden, VA. Pastuerd beef, lamb, pork and chicken. Yeast bread. Call for schedule on Roanoke City Market. Advance orders welcomed. Contact Mike Hubbard, 276/472-2511.

GINSENG MOUNTAIN FARM, Blue Grass, VA. Succulent pastured lamb (and products made from wool and sheepskin) from beautiful Highland County. Contact Debora Ellington, 540/474-5137.

GOOD FOOD-GOOD PEOPLE, Floyd, VA. Ecologically grown vegetables, herbs, and fruits from Floyd area growers’ collaborative. Spring bedding plants. Available at Greens Garage and Harvest Moon in Floyd, and Roanoke Natuarl Foods Co-op in Roanoke. Contact Tenley Weaver, 540/745-3586.

GOOD TO GO FOODS, Roanoke, VA. Urban CSK (Community Supported Kitchen) offering weekly “goodie bags” of chef’s whim, seasonal prepared foods and baked goods handcrafted from local bounty. Egg and cheese shares. Herbal teas, tinctures and vinegars. Monthly natural foods buying club and cooking classes. Member VA Association for Biological Farming and Slow Foods USA. Contact Nancy Maurelli at 540/345-3405.

HEALTHY FOODS MARKET, Lexington, VA. Cooperatively operated retail foods store with in-season produce on consignment from local growers. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone 540/463-6954.

HEARTLAND HARVEST, Mt. Solon, VA (near Staunton). Pastured meats and poultry, eggs, baked goods, freshly ground flour and baking mixes, market vegetables delivered monthly by special order to Troutville, VA. Contact Lorretta Showalter at 540/885-7172 or www.heartlandharvestfarm.com.

HOMESTEAD CREAMERY, Wirtz, VA. Full selection of pasteurized cow’s milk products packaged in glass bottles. Available in most local grocery stores and by home delivery in some areas. Phone 540/721-2045.

INDIGO FARMS SEAFOOD, Riner, VA. North Carolina-coast seafood in season. High quality farmed salmon and shellfish. Contact Susan at 540/763-2323 or www.indigofarmsseafood.com. Roanoke buying club contact Nancy Maurelli, 540/345-3405.

JAMISON ORCHARD, Roanoke, VA. Apples, peaches, nectarines, vegetables, apple butter, honey, hard candy in season. Retail store at 5635 Grandin Road Extension. Phone 540/774-5537.

LOCAL ROOTS CAFE, Roanoke, VA. Lunch and dinner menus crafted with local bounty. Lacto-fermented prepared foods and beverages, in-house baker, locally roasted coffee & tea bar, wi-fi lounge. Lunch Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dinner Thursday through Saturday, 5-9 p.m. Phone Rives Elliot or April Yancey 540/206-2610.

MALU AINA FARM, Ferrum, VA. Home of happy hens and “the Egg Man,” Mike Adams. Eggs available from Roanoke Natural Foods and other locations. 540/365-7912.

MEADOW CREEK DAIRY, Galax, VA. Award-winning, aged raw milk cheeses from their pastured, closed herd Jersey cows. Available at Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op, cheese share via Good to Go Foods, or shipped directly. Phone 276/236-2776.

METRO BUYING CLUB, Roanoke, VA. Collaborative ordering of local meat and poultry. Contact Amy McGinnis, amymcginnis@cox.net.

MOON INDIGO FARM, Check, VA. CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) serving Floyd, Christiansburg and Blacksburg with ecologically grown, gourmet vegetables. Board Member, VA Association for Biological Farming. Contact Mike Burton, 540/651-2427.

MOUNTAIN RUN FARM, Sedalia, VA. Pastured beef, chicken, pork, and turkey. Farm-raised catfish. Seasonal veggies and firewood. Delivered to Roanoke monthly by special order OR buy at the farm. Contact Ben and Carly Coleman, 434/299-5193. or www.mountainrunfarm.com.

MURRAY’S CIDER, Daleville, VA. Unsweetened juice and cider from Virginia grown apples. 540/977-9000 or www.murraycider.com.

OJAI FARM, Ferrum, VA. Embraced in the folds of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Rick and Lori Sloan offer “Food for the Soul.” Non-certified organic heirloom and native varieties of fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Phone 540/365-0783 or www.belightful.org.

ON THE RISE BAKERY, Roanoke, VA. Roanoke’s first European style bread bakery. Sourdough and yeasted breads. Sweets, pizzas and deluxe sub sandwiches on baguettes. Located on Roanoke City Market next to Agnew Seed. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or sold out), 540/344-7715.

RABBIT HILL FARM, Roanoke, VA. Seasonal vegetables, flowers and herbs ecologically grown with permaculture methods in Old Southwest. Contact Elaine Fleck 540/345-5932.

ROANOKE NATURAL FOODS CO-OP, Roanoke, VA. Retail natural foods store featuring selection of locally produced vegetables, eggs, dairy, baked goods, wines, and grocery items. Open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. 540/343-5652.

ROCKBRIDGE GROWN, Rockbridge County, VA. Local food producers group and contact list. Contact Tara Miller at staramiller@hotmail.com.

ROUND HILL FARM, Roanoke, VA. Seasonal vegetables grown with permaculture methods near Williamson Road. Permaculture design and education. Contact Rick Williams, 540/366-5061.

SEVEN SPRINGS FARM, Check, VA. Our first and oldest CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm. Ecologically grown vegetables and herbs. Also supplies for organic farming, gardening, pest management and livestock. CSA contact Polly Heiser 540/651-3226. Supplies contact Ron Juftes, 540/651-3228. www.7springsfarm.com.

STAR CITY COFFEE CO., Roanoke, VA. Roasters and distributors of gourmet, fair-traded organic coffee beans. Available at Local Roots Cafe and other locations. Contact Jon Smallwood, 540/444-0332. or www.starcitycoffee.com.

SUNNY HILL FARM, Floyd, VA. Cultured sheep’s milk products and handmade wool items. Also chicken eggs. Contact Connie Martin at 540/239-7703.

SWEET PROVIDENCE FARM, Floyd, VA. Chickens, turkeys, eggs, baked goods, apple butter, and cider, Christmas trees. Retail store Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 3263 Floyd Highway North, phone 540/745-4000 or www.sweetprovidencefarm.com.

TASTE AND SEE, Troutville, VA. Pastured pork, lamb, and chicken supplemented with VA-grown organic feed. Organic breads and baking mixes from freshly ground wheat. Farm tours. Contact Ginger Hillery, 540/992-5529 or gingerhillery@mac.com.

TENDER GRASS FARM, Rocky Mount, VA. Pastured meat, poultry and eggs. Contact Brian Bowen, 540/334-5804 or www.tendergrassfarm.com.

THISTLE DEW FARM, Appomatox, VA. Ecologically grown seasonal produce. Handmade baked goods. Fresh flowers. CSA or a la carte on Roanoke City Market Saturdays mid-June through October. Contact Paul and Susan Carter, 434/248-5257.

VINTON FARMERS’ MARKET, Vinton, VA. Lee Avenue in downtown Vinton. Since 1988 a source for fresh produce, baked goods, jams, honey, greenery, bedding plants, flowers and nursery plants. Ample free parking. Contact Mary Beth Layman at 540/983-0613 for hours OR if you want to sell.

WATERBEAR MOUNTAIN ORGANIC FARM, Floyd, VA. Certified organic, biodynamically grown spring, summer and storage vegetables. Available at Roanoke Natural Foods, Slaughter’s, Harvest Moon, Sweet Providence Farm Store, Local Roots Cafe and Good to Go Foods. Contact Richard Ursomarso, 276/229-9310.

WEATHERTOP FARMS, Check, VA. Pastured pork, poultry, rabbit, turkey and eggs. Contact Cedric and Sarah Shannon, 540/651-2010.

Published on August 31, 2008 at 5:32 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. Thank you sooooo much for posting this! I have been looking all over for a list like this. I truly appreciate this page and all the fine work you do. Blessings.

  2. This is a wonderful resource. Thank you very much!

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