Hampton Roads Buy Fresh Buy Local held their annual Farm to Fork event in Virginia Beach on Sunday, September 25. Folks came out to hear music from local bluegrass band Hard Knox, participate in a silent auction, enjoy some stellar sips from O’Connor Brewing Company and Chatham Vineyards and sample some tasty dishes created by local chefs who paired with local farms to highlight fresh ingredients.

coastal virginia magazine farm to fork taste tidewater tours

oconnor brewing red nun ale taste tidewater tours

the neighborhood harvest the neighborhood harvest

hard knox bluegrass band

farm to fork virginia beach

culinary confetti greens

farm to fork virginia beach

Here’s a rundown of some participating restaurants and farms.

1608 crafthouse kevin sharkey

1608 Crafthouse, Pleasure House Oysters and Thoroughgood Honey

baladi mediterranean cafe farm to fork virginia beach 

baladi mediterranean cafe farm to fork virginia beach

Baladi Mediterranean Café and New Earth Farm

the shanty farm to fork

the shanty farm to fork

the shanty farm to fork

The Shanty and Mattawoman Creek Farms

Pendulum Fine Meats

Pendulum Fine Meats Farm to Fork

The Cutting Edge Café and Pendulum Fine Meats

culinary institute of virginia farm to fork

culinary institute of virginia

The Culinary Institute of Virginia and The Chef’s Garden

Tautogs and Cullipher Farm

Tautogs and Cullipher Farm


Fruitive and Notta Lotta Acres Farm

tap it local

Tap It Local and Shine and Rise

taste farm to fork

taste new earth farm

TASTE and New Earth Farm

Other participants included Three Ships Coffee (read more on them here!) and Gum Tree Farm, FMC Garden Café and The Bakery at Riverside Farm, Murphy’s Virginia Beach and Quail Cove Farms and Whole Foods.

farm to fork berry good year

+ post and articles by this author