Posted in October 2012

A New Model for Local Food Distribution: Blue Ridge Produce

A New Model for Local Food Distribution: Blue Ridge Produce

By Amanda
We visited Blue Ridge Produce in Elkwood, Virginia to tour their facility and find out about their business model. Blue Ridge Produce is a for profit local produce wholesale ‘aggregator’, which means they buy from lots of little guys to sell to the big guys. Continue reading

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Autumn’s Golden Harvest: Squash

Autumn’s Golden Harvest: Squash

By Amanda
One of my favorite things is the fall harvest and all the deliciousness it brings. The multitude of autumn or winter squash that comes out this time of year impressively shows how nature (with a little help from mankind) can produce such a diversity of colors, stripes, shapes, knobs and forms on one type of vegetable. Continue reading