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Financial Management:

Financial Management Inc., (800) 582-3111, of Waynesboro has teamed up with Krull & Company, one of the East Coast’s leading financial services firms specializing in Socially & Environmentally Responsible Investing. They help you align your investments with your values.  Securities offered through LPL Financial  Member FINRA/SIPC. Contact Ryan Miracle at 800-582-3111 or Krull & Company at 877-235-3684.  www.krullandcompany.com

Food/Groceries:

The Piedmont Environmental Council (and the lovely Melissa Wiley) put together an excellent resource in your quest to buy local. www.pecva.org/maps-and-resources/publications/buy-fresh-buy-local-guides

Catering

DAH Catering: (434) 960-6091. Ashley East. www.dahcatering.com Prepared meals and catering. Prepared meal service three meals per week on Mondays and Tuesdays for pickup. Great for busy families and want to pick up prepared or frozen meals.

CSAs:

Best of What’s Around: (434) 286-7255, P.O. Box 700, Matthew Holt. www.bestofwhatsaround.org
Horse and Buggy Produce: (434) 293-3832. Founder Brett Wilson began this business (not an official CSA) around March 2006. A couple hundred customers have turned into 1400 subscribers with 5 convenient pick-up locations in and around Charlottesville. You can’t beat this fresh, yummy way to promote local, sustainable farming. Brett works one-on-one with Mennonite farmers from the Shenandoah Valley who are earth-conscious growers. Nine drop spots serving the C’ville, Crozet, Lynchburg, and Richmond areas. www.horseandbuggyproduce.com
The Farm at Red Hill: (434) 979-4693, 2400 Southside Drive, North Garden, Wendy and Richard Harrison. This is a family-run farm just 8 miles south of Charlottesville. They grow their produce year round (in greenhouses) using coconut fiber, a renewable natural resource. Some of their vines are over 100 ft long! They harvest their produce just hours before delivering it to stores like Fabulous Foods (in Crozet) and the Blue Ridge Country Store. They take visitors on Sun afternoons – call first. thefarmatredhill@aol.com

Local Orchards/Gardens:

The Berry Patch: (434) 963-0659, Free Union, VA. Pick your own blackberries, blueberries and raspberries.
Carter Mountain: (434) 977-1833, 1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville. Seasonal apple picking fun for everyone! www.cartermountainorchard.com
Chile’s Peach Orchard: (434) 823-1583 1351 Greenwood Road Crozet, VA Owned and operated by Crown Orchards since 1912! Bring home yummy fruit and help local farmers with this fun kid-friendly outing. www.chilespeachorchard.com
Henley’s Orchard: (434) 823-4037, 2192 Holly Hill Farm, Crozet. Joe and Joan sell apples on-site and to local retailers and restaurants. Joe is passionate about apples, carrying on the legacy of his grandfather. http://www.henleysorchard.com/
Innisfree Community Gardens: (434) 823-5646, 5505 Walnut Level Road, Crozet. Trisha Costello sells on-site local apples and pumpkins. (Check out Innisfree in our “gift” section.)
Vintage Virginia Apples: (434) 297-2326, North Garden. Charlotte Shelton, email: fruit@vintagevirginiaapples.com.
Sells on-site, online and at Feast!. Rare and vintage apples; cider; bare root, apple, peach, pear, cherry, quince, and plum trees (Nov-Mar). Specializing in rare and heirloom varieties. Hard cidery opening Spring 2009. www.albemarleciderworks.com/

Farmer’s Markets:

Charlottesville’s Downtown Farmer’s and Holiday Market: April-November, Sat 8 am – 2pm (Nov. and Holiday hours); holiday market starts the Saturday after Thanksgiving. www.charlottesvillecitymarket.com
Forest Lakes Farmer’s Market: April 28-Sept 15, Tuesdays 4-7pm, 1650 Ashwood Blvd, South Recreation Facility. Contact dstory@pecva.org
Meade Park Farmer’s Market: Weds, May-Sep, 3-7pm.
Whole Foods Farmer’s Market: Seasonal, Tuesdays 4-7pm.
Scottsville Farmer’s Market: April-October, Thursdays 3-7pm.
Crozet Farmer’s Market: Seasonal Saturdays at the corner of Jarmans Gap Rd and Crozet Ave.

Personal Chef:

Green Bean Cuisine: (434) 409-0418. Jennifer Bedrosian founded Green Bean Cuisine, a personal chef service specializing in locally-inspired, seasonal, organic and vegetarian meals in Charlottesville. She believes in the importance of eating with awareness and gratitude for the food, the farmers, and the earth.  www.greenbeancuisine.com

Grocery Stores:

Cville Market: (434) 984-0545, 221 Carlton Rd. Owners Denise Yetzer’s and Spencer Morris’s quaint market carries a nice selection of local products from local farms. www.cvillemarket.com
Feast!: (434) 244-7800, 416 W. Main St. Kate Collier and her husband Eric carry an amazing collection of family-farm produce and hand-made cheeses (along with their unforgettable smiles!) This is a great place to go for that last minute and local gift for your dinner host/hostess. www.feastvirginia.com
Integral Yoga: (434) 293-4111, 923 Preston Ave. Books, vitamins, produce, smoothies. This grocer has been serving Charlottesville for more than 37 years. In peak season, well over half of their produce is locally grown from a wide range of farmers. They have a bulk department with over 20 types of granola, some locally made by the Innisfree Village. www.iyfoods.com
Market St. Market: (434) 293-3478. Full service grocery store located at the Downtown Mall. www.marketstreetmarket.net
Organic Butcher of Cville: (434)244-7400, 416 West Main (Main Street Market). Locally raised beef, pork, lamb and chicken. Free delivery to Ivy. theorganicbutcher.com/cho_home.html
Rebecca’s Natural Food: (434) 977-1965, 1141 Emmet Street (Barracks Road Shopping Ctr). Newly renovated 100% green (wall to wall FSC and Greenguard certified products), voted Charlottesville’s favorite health store, Rebecca’s will help you choose from a variety of healthcare products, gluten-free items, bulk spices, organic beverages –whatever suits your needs. www.rebeccasnaturalfood.com

Furniture:

Circa, Inc.: (434) 295-5760, 1700 Allied St. This shop, owned by Jackie Binder, has an eclectic selection of a whole BUNCH of stuff (from cork lamps to kitschy cabinets) and the turnover is high, so you must check it out. If you are looking for something in particular, you can leave your name. They buy and sell. www.circainc.com
The Habitat Store: (434) 293-6331, 1221 Harris Street. This 20,000 square feet store sells everything from 8-person hot tubs to claw feet for cast iron bath tubs. Their inventory is constantly changing. Donations are accepted during store hours. www.cvillehabitatstore.org