Highlights from our local food markets

January 27, 2017


Year-round locavores know there is plenty to eat all winter long in Central Virginia. Our local farmers make this so very easy and delicious for us!



Each week we track what's available from Fall Line Farms and Local Roots producers and break out the highlights for you. 




Picks of the Week


Meat: Lamb

Grassfed lamb is now available from 3 farms! Stock your freezer before it's gone. Make sure you are prepared for Easter and other spring feasts.


Produce: Spinach

This family-friendly green is so versatile. Scroll down for 40 recipe ideas.


Baked Goods: All the Minis!

Mini-pretzels & mini-muffins. It's January, we're still pretending to be on diets.




Welcome Back!
Forrest Green Farm 
(every other week until Spring)
Trail's End Farm
Zen Beekeeping


Spinach & Hardy Greens
Spinach: Broadfork Farm & Forrest Green Farm

kale, collards, turnip & beet greens:
Dragonfly, Waverly & Forrest Green

Also find: mushrooms, turnips, sweet potatoes, squash, 
onions, apples, microgreens & shoots


LAMB is Here!
Stock up for Easter & other Spring feasts now

Tuckahoe Lamb & Cattle Co
Waverly Farms
Mickey & Ann's Farmette


Turkey: Mickey&Ann's Farmette
Chicken: Avery's Branch, Forrest Green & Mickey&Ann's
Chicken Stock, Avery's Branch Farms

Also Find: Pork, Beef & Veal


Baked Goods
Mini-Pretzels, Hobby Hill Farm Fresh
Poppy Seed Mini Muffins, Zen Beekeeping
Strawberry Jelly Roll, Mickey&Ann's Farmette



Shop Fall Line Farms


Shop Local Roots Food Co-Op




40 Spinach Recipes from Bon Appetit

"Run through a juicer, folded into party dip, or served in an updated salad, the original "leafy green" shows us its muscles (and its versatility). Here are 40 great spinach recipes." Start Recipe Slideshow





About Fall Line Farms and Local Roots

Through the Center for Rural Culture's Fall Line Farms and Local Roots you have access to 45+ local producers and enjoy the flexibility of shopping from home. There are no minimum orders and you can order as often as you like. Our farmers share with you details about their products and their practices so you can make the best decisions for your family's health and nutrition needs. Completely transparent, you will know exactly where your food is coming from and are encouraged to contact your favorite farmers directly with questions.

With one order, one payment and one pick up, you can order food directly from over 40 different family owned and operated farms and small businesses right here in our area. 

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