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Farm to Table Dining

Farm to table, farm to fork, locavore, locally sourced ... all of those terms mean one thing: Sit down in one of these restaurants and know you're eating food from the area. It's local, farm fresh goodness that you can trust. 

Northern Virginia

Alexandria - At Restaurant Eve, patrons choose their seating area at the Chef's Tasting Room or the Bistro and delight in the five- or nine-course tasting menu built around seasonal Virginia ingredients, some of which are gathered from on-site gardens.

Alexandria - Known as one of Alexandria’s “Presidential Hotspots,” Vermilion has hosted the Obamas for a romantic Valentine’s Day meal. Enjoy gourmet American fare made with locally-grown, farm-raised produce and choose from a vast assortment of fine wines at this romantic eatery, ranked amongst “The 100 Very Best Restaurants” by Washingtonian magazine.

Aldie - Brassicas Farm Fresh Market & Cafe serves simple and natural foods, always fresh and grown as local as our backyard. Our sandwiches, side salads and soups combine meats, cheeses and seasonal produce that have been raised and grown responsibly on nearby farms.

Lauberge GardensBoyce - L'Auberge Provençale French Restaurant is ZAGAT rated 27, 4-Diamond for 25 years. The on-site garden provides the herbs and vegetables, while 78 fruit trees deliver sweetness to Chef Scott Meyers' dishes. His list of local producers is 17-deep, detailing the sources of the eggs, poultry, cheese, duck, quail, lamb and even syrup.

Fredericksburg - FoodE is named for foodie - "a person keenly interested in food, especially eating or cooking." The folks at FoodE are definitely foodies, and they are happy to say that 85-90% of their daily food is locally sourced from their regional farm partners.

Lovettsville - Market Table Bistro brings you the goods from local growers, vintners and culinary artisans. Chef Jason Lage is quick to recognize his partners - five Loudoun County farms, ten Loudoun County wineries and one Loudoun County distillery.

Patowmack Lovettsville - The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm serves elegant, organic, modern European cuisine by way of fresh-picked local vegetables from their own farm or other local farms. All of their meats are organic and free-range, while the seafood is wild.

Neersville - Grandale Farm Restaurant makes every meal from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. Grandale was given a recent nod in the Italian edition of Vanity Fair and is noted as one of Northern Virginia Magazine's 50 Best Restaurants (2012).

Purcellville - Market Burger Fries & Shakes. The name goes to show that locally sourced farm to table does not equal fancy schmancy. Yes, get your burger - just a traditional ol' hamburger - from a local farmer.

Upperville - Hunter's Head Tavern presents a traditional English pub menu, with the highlight being local farm meats and produce from nearby Ayrshire Farm.

Washington - Inn at Little Washington has received acclaim from the likes of The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Gourmet

Shenandoah Valley

Harrisonburg - Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza. Farm-to-table wood-fired pizza restaurant and bar in downtown Harrisonburg featuring hand-crafted dough and ingredients sourced from family farms in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia.

Staunton - Inspired southern cuisine™. Award-winning Zynodoa provides a seasonally-driven, contemporary menu that places great emphasis on locally-sourced food.

Lexington - Located in Lexington's historic downtown, the Red Hen features an award-winning menu that celebrates the bounty of the Shenandoah Valley. Incorporating local meats and produce, Chef Matt Adams creates a new menu every day.

Front Royal - PaveMint Taphouse is a "Farm to Street" Taphouse which focuses on fun, street food from around the globe made using high quality local products from farms in the region. 

Southern Virginia

Martinsville - Rising Sun Breads is an organic, nutritionally evidenced-based bakery specializing in artisan breads and bagels; baked locally with no preservatives. We make all of our products by hand utilizing local products whenever possible.

Emporia - Farm to Fork is a casual dinner that treasures the best of Southern living, both in style and culture. Our style is Rustic Chic, while highlighting the importance of local, naturally grown food and the relationship between suppliers and the Chef.

Central Virginia

Richmond - Pasture is a southern restaurant with a focus on local products located in the heart of Richmond's historic downtown shopping district.

Virginia Mountains

Roanoke - Farm-to-table cuisine is alive and thriving in Roanoke at Local Roots. We serve modern American fare and use as many sustainable, organic, local, and ethical (S.O.L.E) products as possible.

Southwest Virginia - Heart of Appalachia

Honaker - The Farmer's Table is a family restaurant well known for homemade meals and recipes. We use locally grown meats and vegetables for extra freshness and superb taste.

Last Updated: 1/10/2018

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