More Food Options

There are lots of options for finding locally grown and/or organic products at the places you already shop.  Below are some businesses that have great options for eating well and sustainably.

Buying Clubs

RealFood Williamsburg Facebook
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 pickup a bulk order and bring it back to Gloucester Point.  To get involved, contact
[[v|sbaer,Steven Baer]].

Door to Door Organics
At home delivery of organic produce.


Full Quiver Farm
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
13081 Corinth Rd Ivor, VA 23866
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
588 Bowlers Rd, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Poultry, pork, veal. All hormone-free and antibiotic free

Brittany Farms
2300 Edgeview Lane, Midlothian, VA 23113
Grass fed beef, using all natural fertilizer and without herbicides.

Idyll Acres Farms
823 Pump Rd, Brookneal, VA 24528
Eggs, poultry, goat’s milk

Buffalo Creek Farm
327 Rodeo Ln, Dillwyn, VA 23936
Free-range pork

Gryffon’s Aerie
8205 James Madison Highway, Gordonsville, VA 22942
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
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


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

Granma T’s
4161 William Styron Square, North Newport News
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
414 Prince George St, Williamsburg
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
Ice Cream made on-site

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

Locally owned grocery store, good selection of all-natural and organic foods

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


St. George Brewing Co
204 Challenger Way, Hampton

Williamsburg Alewerks
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
5800 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg
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.



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
Chippokes Plantation State Park, Surry, VA
A celebration of livestock, agriculture and forestry, with artisans, music, and food.

Carytown Watermelon Festival
Carytown, Richmond, VA
Food, arts and crafts.

Annual Bay Seafood Festival
Belle Isle State Park, Kilmarnock, VA
Seafood and live music

West Point Crab Carnival
Early October
West Point, VA
Seafood, arts & crafts, 8k run, parade

Central Virginia Pork Festival
RIR on Strawberry Hill, Richmond, VA
All you can eat pork, hosted by the Shriners

Poquoson Seafood Festival
Poquoson Municipal Park, Poquoson, VA

Carytown Wine Festival
Early October
Carytown, Richmond, VA
Wine, food, and live music

Town Point Virginia Wine Festival
Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
Virginia wine, food and music