Why eat local food? Not just because it tastes better and is healthier, but because knowing your farmers and food producers is good for your soul. Because knowing where your food comes from helps you understand your connection to your community, your bioregion, your Earth.
Watch the pledges to buy more local food GROW!
A total of 833 Virginia households along with 32 Businesses/Organizations are pledging $627,068 MORE per year to the local economy.
Many of these families and organizations report that before taking the pledge they already spent a total of $1,178,528 on Virginia-grown food each year.
29% of our pledges reported that before taking the pledge they spent less than $5-a-week on Virginia-grown food.