Archives: farms

A new year, a new Elby that honors farmers

Which farmer will walk away with the first-ever “Purveyor of the Year” Elby?

Food News: Oyster and mushroom farms, popup dinners, and pumpkin everything

This week: Rappahannock gets featured in the second national magazine in as many weeks, a number of popup restaurant events are going on around town, and Dinner in the Field is back. Plus, details on the Scott’s Addition Pumpkin Festival and a new restaurant at Rocketts Landing. All this and more!

We bought a farm: Autumn Campbell and Brian Garretson of Tomten Farm

Owning a farm is physically exhausting and emotionally taxing, but Autumn and Brian are devoted to the idea of growing great food.

Virginia aquaculture benefits the Bay and beyond

Family-owned oyster farms along the Chesapeake Bay are creating jobs and cleaning the Bay–one delicious mollusk at a time.

Josiah Lockhart commands an Ark of Taste

Lockhart Family Farm’s Josiah Lockhart is bringing heritage and rare-breed meat to chefs and consumers and planning a distribution network to do so more efficiently. He will represent Slow Food RVA at the inaugural Slow Meat symposium in Denver.

RVA chefs reap what they sow

Richmond chefs are bringing their own, home-grown produce to the table.

A quick guide to local CSAs and online grocery stores

Unhappy with selections at big-name grocery chains? Here’s a list of local online stores and CSAs!