Local Food Systems

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Community Gardens

Hale Community Garden
Hale Community Garden Plot

The Hale Community Garden is 5 acre of community gardens with 70 garden plots. Located off North Main Street in Blacksburg.

Wong Park Community Garden

The Wong Park Community Garden has 15 plots with priority given to the Bennett Hill/Progress neighborhood gardeners. 

Garrison Garden @ Cedar Hill Park
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Opens in Spring 2021 with 15 community plots serving the neighborhood on the south end of town.

The Farmacy Garden

The Farmacy Garden was created in partnership between the NRHD, VCE, and FNP as a way to promote health in the New River Valley. Find us at the end of the front parking lot of the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building in Christiansburg. Visit their Facebook Page for more details.


Farmer’s Markets & Market Stands

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Christiansburg Farmers Market

Glade Road Growing



Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Options Near Blacksburg

FarmLocationDistance from Blacksburg
Den Hill PermacultureChristiansburg~5 miles
Floyd EcovillageFloyd~30 miles
Glade Road GrowingBlacksburg~0 miles
LEAP - Local Environmental Agriculture ProjectRoanoke~45 miles
Riverstone Organic FarmFloyd~35 miles
Seven Springs FarmCheck~30 miles
Leaping Waters FarmAlleghany Springs~20 miles

Local Food System Updates


Blacksburg Community Gardens

Author: Jenny Schwanke Live, Work, Eat, Grow is a non-profit organization based in the New River Valley of Virginia. We are a highly adaptive organization responding to the needs of the community by fostering food-based small business development, enhancing community vibrancy and increasing food security.  Our mission is to cultivate and nourish communities through the support…

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Blacksburg Farmers Market

There are regular opportunities to volunteer with Blacksburg Farmers Market, either for regularmarket days (Wednesday and Saturdays) or special events (Mingle at the Market, etc.). Or join one of the Farmers Market Planning & Action Groups! Learn more Visit their website: https://blacksburgfarmersmarket.com/get-involved Check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blacksburgfarmersmarket/ Contact them by email: bbfarmersmarket@gmail.com

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Blacksburg Community Gardens

growing food and community Along with providing space for community members to garden, we host gardening classes, potluck suppers and groups + individuals wanting to participate in growing food. Our aim is to provide a learning and service environment for anyone interested while promoting the growing of healthy food and dynamic community. The Gardens Hale…

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