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Virginia Growers LLC, a food hub, is making connections between the farms and the tables of Central Virginia.  As leaders in the local food movement, Jo and Rob Pendergraph of Manakintowne Specialty Growers have been successful growers for the restaurant trade since 1985. Manakintowne is known for serving

as a liason and mentor for chef customers and

farmers in the region. Jo and Rob and

the team at Manakintowne have developed a

keen understanding of customers’ needs and

where opportunities exist for farmers.


Virginia Growers is a coordinated effort

of growers working together to grow the local

food supply. Manakintowne and Virginia Growers work with 70+ chefs, restaurants, institutions, coops, retail outlets and hubs across the region. 

Virginia Growers Specialty Produce, LLC 

is putting delicious healthy food on the plate,

and helping to support and sustain the livelihood

and farmland of Virginia farmers.


Farmers, Chefs, Retailers, Investors:

For more information please email Jo at:


Chefs: please let us know what you are looking for.

We will do a LOCAL search for you!


Virginia Farms

Owl Orchard

Orchard fruits Powhatan County

Hidden Acre Farm

Pasture raised eggs Farmville, VA


Berries Hanover County

Shalom Farm

Winter greens Powhatan County

Sunnyside Farm

Corn, slicing tomatoes, squash, cukes 

Cumberland County

Saunders Bros

Orchard fruit Nelson County

Snead's Asparagus Farm

Asparagus, snow peas Caroline County

Hungry Hill Farm

100% Raw Honey Nelson County


for more information about

Virginia Growers Specialty Produce,

contact us

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