More Food Options

There is no shortage of organic food shops in Virginia yet following stores are supposed to be best for having good food quality apart from best impressive serving service.
RealFood
www.realfoodwilliamsburg.com/
email: realfoodwilliamsburg@gmail.com
Buying club organized by W&M students, food from several local farms offered on a weekly basis.  Here at VIMS, we have organized a rotating schedule of people to pick up a bulk order and bring it back to Gloucester Point.  To get involved, contact Steven Baer.
Door to Door Organics
https://east.doortodoororganics.com/
at home delivery of organic produce.

Meat/Dairy

Full Quiver Farm
www.fullquiverfarm.com
2801 Manning Road Suffolk, VA 23434
(757) 539-5324
Provides raw milk (cow share program), free range poultry & eggs, grass-fed beef, natural pork, seasonal organic veggies. Sells at Yorktown Farmers’ Market and has buying club.

Holly Grove Farm
www.hollygrovefarm.com
13081 Corinth Rd Ivor, VA 23866
(757)373-2643
Dairy cow share program, beef share program, all hormone-free and antibiotic-free

Winn Family Farms
244 Winnaway Lane, Rich Square, NC
(888) 933-9466
Grass Fed lamb and beef, all hormone-free and antibiotic-free

SunnySide Up Farms
www.egroups.com/group/SunnySide_Up_Farm
588 Bowlers Rd, Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804)443-1010
Poultry, pork, veal. All hormone-free and antibiotic free

Brittany Farms
2300 Edgeview Lane, Midlothian, VA 23113
(804)739-0565
Grass fed beef, using all natural fertilizer and without herbicides.

Idyll Acres Farms
www.freewebs.com/idyllacres/
823 Pump Rd, Brookneal, VA 24528
Eggs, poultry, goat’s milk

Buffalo Creek Farm
www.forestfed.com
327 Rodeo Ln, Dillwyn, VA 23936
(434)938-9721
Free-range pork

Gryffon’s Aerie
www.gryffonsaerie.com
8205 James Madison Highway, Gordonsville, VA 22942
(540)967-5632
Grass-fed beef, pork, milk, available at Granma T’s and Health Trails in Newport News

Farm Stands
Ware Neck Produce
6682 Main Street, Gloucester Courthouse
(804)694-0708
Open March – Christmas Eve, Mon.-Sat. 9 am to 6 pm
Country farm market featuring fresh local fruits, vegetables, flowers, specialty items and seasonal delights. Holiday decorations, wreaths and Christmas trees
Restaurants/Stores/Grocery
The Boot
www.insidetheboot.com
123 21st St, Norfolk
(757)627-2668
Restaurant specializing in fresh local foods. Menu changes seasonally to accommodate fresh crops.

Farm Fresh
www.farmfreshsupermarkets.com
Rt 17 in Grafton and Rt 17 in Hayes
Open 6am-12pm
Grocery store with good selection of natural & organic food

Granma T’s
www.mygranmat.com
4161 William Styron Square, North Newport News
757.594.9868
Open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm
Health food store, with natural and organic foods, as well local meats from Gryffon’s Aerie

Health Trails
10848 Warwick Blvd, Newport News
(757) 596-8018
Organic and herbal health store, sells local meats from Gryffon’s Aerie

The Peanut Shop
www.thepeanutshop.com
414 Prince George St, Williamsburg
(757)229-3908
Open Jan-Feb 9:30am-7pm
March-May 9:30am-9pm
Jun-Dec 9:30am-10pm
VA peanuts and peanut products, jams, sauces, etc

Short Lane Ice Cream
6721 George Washington Mem Hwy, Gloucester, VA 23061
(804)695-2999
Ice Cream made on-site

Trader Joe’s
www.traderjoes.com
12551 Jefferson Ave, Newport News
Open 9am-9pm
Grocery store focusing on all-natural and organic foods, many vegetarian foods

Ukrop’s
www.ukrops.com
Williamsburg
Locally owned grocery store, good selection of all-natural and organic foods

Whitley’s Peanuts
www.whitleyspeanut.com
Rt 17 in Hayes, and 1351 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg
(804)642-1975 and (757)229-4056
VA peanuts and peanut products, processed in Hayes

Wineries/Breweries
Legend Brewing Co
www.legendbrewing.com
321 W 7th St, Richmond
(804)232-3446
Brewery tours, Sat 1pm. Brewery and Pub with live music

St. George Brewing Co
www.stgeorgebrewingco.com
(757)865-BEER
204 Challenger Way, Hampton

Williamsburg Alewerks
www.williamsburgalewerks.com
(757)220-3670
189-B Ewell Rd, Williamsburg
Open Mon-Sat 12-5:30pm
Brewery tours and tasting daily at 3pm. Call to reserve space – $5.

Williamsburg Winery
www.williamsburgwinery.com
5800 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg
(757)229.0999
Open April-October: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-6pm
November-March: Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm
Daily winery tours and tastings. Tickets can be purchased online or in-store for $8, or $30 for a reserve wine tasting. 50+ acres of vineyards.

Festivals
 Pungo Strawberry Festival
Late May
1776 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Pie eating contest, strawberry bake-off, entertainment, parade, livestock show and sale, pig races, and art show, along with plenty of strawberries to eat

Pork, Peanut & Pine Festival
http://www.porkpeanutpinefestival.org/
Mid-July
Chippokes Plantation State Park, Surry, VA
A celebration of livestock, agriculture and forestry, with artisans, music, and food.

Carytown Watermelon Festival
www.carytown.org
August
Carytown, Richmond, VA
Food, arts and crafts.

Annual Bay Seafood Festival
www.kiwsrotary.org/pages.asp
September
Belle Isle State Park, Kilmarnock, VA
Seafood and live music

West Point Crab Carnival
www.westpointvachamber.com/crab%20carnival.htm
Early October
West Point, VA
Seafood, arts & crafts, 8k run, parade

Central Virginia Pork Festival
www.accashriners.com/news.asp?ID=4
October
RIR on Strawberry Hill, Richmond, VA
All you can eat pork, hosted by the Shriners

Poquoson Seafood Festival
www.poquosonseafoodfestival.com
October
Poquoson Municipal Park, Poquoson, VA

Carytown Wine Festival
http://www.carytownrva.org/fw.php
Early October
Carytown, Richmond, VA
Wine, food, and live music

Town Point Virginia Wine Festival
www.festeventsva.org
October
Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
Virginia wine, food and music

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