Provided by The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) the Northern Piedmont chapter includes Madison, Orange, Culpeper, Rappahannock, and Fauquier Counties.
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The latest from the Northern Piedmont Buy Fresh Buy Local chapter.
We love simple recipes prepared with high quality fresh, local ingredients. Our family enjoys this creamy asparagus soup any time of the year. It is a wonderful way to use asparagus that we have blanched and frozen. Homemade chicken broth has such rich wonderful flavor and is full of minerals.
Walk into Messick’s Farm Market in southern Fauquier County and you’ll see things that are typical of most grocery stores—refrigerator cases filled with produce, freezers stocked with a variety of meats and shelves of canned goods and packaged food.
At Oak Shade Farm, diversity is the name of the game. Christmas trees, beehives, shiitake mushroom logs, chickens and a large garden cover the hillside that looks west to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The 2015 Northern Piedmont Buy Fresh Buy Local guide is here! Click to view PDF.
We're excited to announce our new project! In an effort to strengthen the agricultural economy and get more local food into area restaurants, schools and other institutions, The Piedmont Environmental Council has created and launched Farmer-Chef Express, an interactive website that connects local food buyers and sellers. Read more...