Packaged and Prepared Food
These are just some of the farms and companies that produce packaged food using good practices when growing, raising and sourcing ingredients for their products.
Applegate Changing the Meat We Eat. The way food is raised can change and transform lives…from the farmer who grows it to the person who eats it.
Bell & Evans Organic air chilled chicken.
Beyond Meat Vegan, delicious plant-based burgers, sausage, crumbles, strips, and more — made directly from plants.
Caromont Cheese Esmont, VA Chef and cheesemaker Gail Hobbs Page has produced Award winning goat’s milk and cow’s milk cheeses since 2007. After many years of cooking professionally with renowned chefs such as Edna Lewis and Ben and Karen Barker, Gail set her sights on farming and cheesemaking. She studied artisan cheesemaking at UVM in Burlington Vermont, and has worked with award winning cheesemakers from The Cellars at Jasper Hill, Grey Barn Creamery, and Uplands Creamery. Her food and farming philosophy is time honored --- delicious and nutritious food comes from animals that eat and live well. Gail’s goats are raised on the sustainable principles of grass-based holistic management and she sources cow’s milk from a farm that shares this philosophy. This practice creates vibrant full flavored cheeses of place.
Coleman Natural A pioneer in organic and NO-antibiotics-ever meats, part of a legacy of quality that stretches back to 1875. We work with family farmers throughout the country who share with us a conviction to provide families with premium meats and NO-antibiotics-ever poultry, pork, lamb and beef.
Diestel Turkey Ranch Organic, sustainably raised turkey.
Earth Balance Vegan, Based in Boulder, Earth Balance makes everything from baking sticks and nut butters to snacks and more. Committed to food that's not just good for cooking, baking, snacking and spreading, it's made with the Earth in mind.
Eden Foods Eden buys its food from, and pays farmers directly, getting them the maximum food dollar. Most is grown a few miles to a few hundred miles from home base
Farmstead Ferments Scottsville VA Selling Sauerkrauts, kimchi, pickles, chutney, salsa, classic kraut juice and water kerfir soda. Farmstead Ferments is located on a small farm outside of Charlottesville. They grow, harvest, process and ferment a wide variety of vegetables using organic practices . What they don’t grow themselves, they source from our local farming community.
Grow and Behold Kosher Pastured Meats Organic kosher meats raised on small farms.
Hudson Valley Harvest Aggregates and distributes products from over 50 local Hudson Valley farms to restaurants and grocers.
J.Q. Dickenson Salt Works West Virginia Here is a short video showing their hand crafted process. Brine is naturally sourced from an ancient, untouched sea called the Iapetus Ocean (predating the Atlantic) trapped below the Appalachian mountains. Salt is free of contaminants and heavy metals that may be found in other oceans.
La Quercia Handcrafted Cured Meats Artisan cured meats, salumi — prosciutto, pancetta, coppa, speck, lomo, guanciale, and lardo. Seeking out the best ingredients, produced responsibly and crafted by hand.
Niman Ranch All-natural meats raised by small family farmers committed to sustainable & humane practices.
Organic Prairie Independent cooperative of organic family farms, and pioneers of organic meat production. They began producing meats without the use of antibiotics, synthetic hormones, or pesticides in 1996.
Welshire Farms Minimally processed, nitrate free deli meats and bacon from humane small farms.
White Oak Pastures One Family, One Farm, Five Generations, 150 Years - A Full Circle Return to Sustainable Land Stewardship & Humane Animal Stockmanship. Producers of a wide variety of meat products.
Murray's Chicken Murray’s chickens are never administered antibiotics and are fed a vegetable-based diet free of animal fats and animal by-products. Our chickens are grown slowly on small family farms and were the first in the industry to be given the Certified Humane label which verifies the humane manner in which our birds are raised, transported and handled.
Balanced Nature Vegan, producing kombucha and chocolate, based on the principals that a healthy body leads to a healthy spirit and life. Balanced Nature is dedicated to ethically-sourced organic and vegan products and the pursuit of the perfect taste!