The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) launched Virginia’s first Buy Fresh Buy Local campaign in 2006 with the goal of supporting local farmers, productive agricultural lands and rural economies by helping consumers easily find and purchase locally produced foods.  Today you can find seven Buy Fresh Buy Local chapters throughout the state of Virginia.

Charlottesville Area

Provided by The Piedmont Environmental Council, the Charlottesville Area chapter includes the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene, Louisa, Fluvanna, and Nelson Counties.

Hampton Roads Area

Provided by Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads, this chapter includes the Cities of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, the counties of Isle of Wight and Surry, and the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Heart of Virginia

An initiative of the Old Dominion RC&D Council, the Heart of Virginia chapter includes Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Luneburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward counties.

Loudoun County

Provided by The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), this chapter covers all of Loudoun County.

Northern Piedmont

Provided by The Piedmont Environmental Council, the Northern Piedmont chapter covers Madison, Orange, Culpeper, Rappahannock, and Fauquier Counties.

Northern Virginia

Sponsored by Inova Health System, the Northern Virginia chapter includes the City of Fairfax, City of Alexandria, and Arlington and Fairfax Counties.

Shenandoah Valley

Provided by Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Shenandoah Valley chapter includes the Cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro, and Winchester, as well as Allegheny, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, and Shenandoah, Clarke, Frederick, and Warren Counties.