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Your Trusted Guide to Local Food

Buy Fresh Buy Local Piedmont is brought to you by The Piedmont Environmental Council. Search our directory of farms, farmers markets, farm-to-table restaurants, artisans, and local food retailers who are committed to providing the best of Virginia agriculture.

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Buy Fresh Buy Local Piedmont is made possible with help from our 2020 sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact PEC’s Matt Coyle at mcoyle@pecva.org.

 

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Buy Fresh Buy Local And Making Connections

Buy Fresh Buy Local and Making Connections

Since 2006, PEC’s Buy Fresh Buy Local chapters (Charlottesville, Northern Piedmont, Loudoun) have connected multitudes of families to the fresh, local products grown and raised in the Piedmont through the free marketing opportunities afforded local farmers through our annual Buy Fresh Buy Local guides. To help strengthen those connections even further, PEC staff in 2018 conducted interviews, focus groups and surveys with our Buy Fresh Buy Local partners. These efforts have helped us identify barriers for farmers within the Piedmont’s local food system and develop strategies for strengthening local agriculture around the region.
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Cattle Run Farm

Cattle Run Farm

There’s a lot going on at Cattle Run Farm (www.cattlerunfarm.com) as I quickly discovered when I pulled into the gravel driveway on the first day of spring. I parked next to a white VW bug with a 4H sticker on its side and soon found myself talking with Sarah Morton. She was readying the main house for its upcoming grand opening as the Sarah James Inn, an Airbnb destination. If you’ve ever dreamed of experiencing the farm life, including cooking with fresh vegetables pulled from the garden paired with beef or pork from animals raised here too, be sure to look for an announcement in June 2021.
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George’s Mill Farm – A Taste Of Place

George’s Mill Farm – A Taste of Place

After a visit to George’s Mill Farm Artisan Cheese, you will leave with both a sense of place and a taste of place. George’s Mill is a “Century Farm,” so named for its continuous operation by the same family for more than 100 years. Located at the foot of the Short Hill mountains in the northwestern corner of Loudoun county, the farm was first owned by John George in the mid-1700s and has been owned by his descendants ever since.
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The Piedmont Environmental Council is the Buy Fresh Buy Local chapter coordinator for the Charlottesville area, northern Piedmont and Loudoun County. If you are interested in learning more about local food initiatives, as well as other issues that pertain to the environment and quality of life in the Virginia Piedmont, sign up for PEC’s email alerts at www.pecva.org/signup

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