What is a Locavore? We're exploring what it means to be a Locavore, highlighting some outstanding Virginia businesses that love local, and bringing you helpful tips on how to get started in the Locavore movement.
Fall is in full swing, and you know what that means - it's the season for pumpkin beers! Breweries across the state are rolling out their annual autumnal brews, made with seasonal spices and farm-fresh ingredients. From traditional Oktoberfests straight out of Munich to creative takes on sweet pumpkin ales, there's a huge range of craft beers to capture your favorite flavors of the season.
Eating local has never been so easy, especially when Virginia is full of great farmers' markets. We're giving you the lowdown on peak season at Virginia farmers' markets, with a handy cheat sheet to download and use!
Setting out the crab pots, reeling them in, and cooking up your catch in water, vinegar, and a whole lot of Old Bay spice, remains an iconic summer activity for young and old alike along Virginia’s beaches. Take a look at a few of our favorite VA foodie seafood spots...
Nothing says autumn like biting into a crisp and zesty apple, and some of the very best in the country spring from Virginia soil. From u-pick orchards to cider festivals, there’s no better time of year—and no better place—to celebrate this noble fruit!
No beach vacation in Virginia is complete without indulging in some of the Commonwealth's world-class seafood! From oysters to blue crabs, late summer is the perfect time to feast. Learn more about Virginia's saltwater bounty and outstanding seafood companies!
It's a foodie paradise in Virginia, as delicious produce is hitting peak season. Farm markets are the best way to get a hold of all these fresh goodies. We’ve created a list of the best farmer’s markets Virginia has to offer. Check out some of these local treasures, and you’re sure to find what you’ve been missing, perhaps just around the corner!
Chefs everywhere have embraced the farm-to-table ideal - from food trucks to fine dining - but thanks to the increasing popularity of community supported agriculture, smart foodies are quickly discovering that you don't have to have a culinary degree - or a green thumb - to enjoy regular access to farm-fresh goodies.
The Broadway Farmers Market provides fresh, quality, local food and agricultural products from producers in Rockingham County to residents and visitors. Vendors at the Farmers Market must grow, produce or hand-make their items within a 50 mile radius of Broadway, Virginia.