Local Food Hub Blog

Local Food Hub is excited to announce a partnership we believe will positively impact our local food system. After months of careful consideration, Local Food Hub and 4P Foods, a mission-aligned company committed to the growth of the… Read More

Chèvre Goodness

June 03, 2019

By Emerald Atkins

Spring comes to C’ville, bringing dandelions, violets, dogwoods… and chèvre cheese.
Really good chèvre.
It’s “snuggle season” at Caromont Farm, the Albemarle dairy where families (or anybody who wants to) can come to love on a baby goat…. Read More

Cherries

May 28, 2019

By Emerald Atkins

In Japan, hanami is the traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers, perhaps expressed best every spring when as thousands gather to view the brief flowering period of cherry trees. It may last only… Read More

By Emerald Atkins

According to a study by Feeding America, nearly 18% of people living in Charlottesville are struggling with food insecurity, defined by the USDA as when “consistent access to adequate food is limited by lack of money and… Read More

BeWell Cooking Class

January 18, 2019

By 2018 Food Access Fellow, Brianna Eichhorn

In September, I attended a cooking class at the UVA hospital as part of UVA’s BeWell health initiative. BeWell partners with our Fresh Farmacy Program, proving employees with biweekly produce shares. It was… Read More

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