Riverstone Organic Farm (Floyd, VA) - partnership with Ferrum College (Dining Hall)
Roanoke Valley Locavore - includes: Bent Mountain, Blacksburg, Catawba, Fincastle, Floyd, Moneta, Roanoke, Salem, Shawsville, Troutville & more!
Friends of the Farmers Market (Blacksburg) - don't miss their "Tab" labelled "Learn", which answers the question: Why eat local? And has a link to the "Schultz Foodprint Comparison Study"
Farmers markets begin to sprout (Addresses given & Summer Hours listed), by Lindsey Nair/ from (Wed. April 16, 2013) issue of: Roanoke Times [newspaper]
Don't snip the roots of local food movement, by Mark Powell / from (Sunday Amy 5, 2013) issue of: Roanoke Times [newspaper]
State / National Resources
Virginia Cooperative Extension - Community Food Systems (Go Local, etc.)
Farmland Information Center - developed by the American Farmland Trust & the USDA
Food Safety Modernization Act (FDA) -- Public comment period ends May 16, 2013
Last updated (7/13/2017)