Earlier this year, City Schoolyard Garden launched a new program in partnership with Local Food Hub and Charlottesville City Schools, called Harvest of the Month: Garden to Table Snack Program. Each month, this program provides a fresh, healthy snack featuring a locally sourced food item grown by Local Food Hub partner farms.Read more »
We are fortunate to have a well-established, third-generation grape farm in our community. Wenger Grape Farms began working with Local Food Hub in 2013, but their history and experience long supersedes their work with us. They are a customer and staff favorite, and a true example of a small family farm. Guest post by Wendy Wenger Hochstedler of Wenger Grape Farms.Read more »
Date: Thursday, April 30
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: City Space, 100 5th St. NE, Charlottesville, VA
A First-Hand Look at Extending the Growing Season
Date:Thursday, March 26
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Hartland Natural Farm, 444 Hartland Oak Drive, Rapidan, VA 22733
We work with over 70 partner farms, representing the bounty and diversity of the Virginia foodshed. Some operate 100 acre farms, others less than five acres. They hail from throughout the Central Virginia area, and although they span across valleys and mountains, we are fortunate to gather them in Albemarle County at the beginning of […]Read more »
Last night, we held our 2014 Community Food Awards and 5th birthday celebration at our warehouse in Ivy, VA. On a cool and windy evening, a generous crowd of our farmers, customers, family, friends, and supporters gathered around our loading dock to cheer on the award winners.Read more »
This week, Local Food Hub provided fresh, local produce and meats to more than 28,000 students in six public school districts as part of the sixth annual Virginia Farm to School Week…Read more »
We are pleased to be partnering with Whole Foods Market Charlottesville during their 5% Day Wednesday, November 5, to raise awareness and funds Virginia for Farm to School Week activities. Five-percent of all grocery sales made on November 5 will help us offer schools the unique opportunity to enjoy Virginia-grown foods year-round…Read more »
Throughout the year, Local Food Hub works with more than 60 public schools in eight districts to break down the barriers to putting local food on school lunch trays, and to connect students to food and farms. Virginia Farm to School Week, November 10-14, is a special opportunity to amplify these efforts…Read more »
Local Food Hub seeks to make local farm sourced food available to as many people as possible. Every day we distribute hundreds of pounds of fresh, nutritious produce to the schools, stores, restaurants and hospitals where many people get their food, and fall is an especially good time to enjoy the bounty of Virginia’s agricultural heritage.Read more »