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

new 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 is currently serving as the incubator for Virginia Growers. Manakintowne and Virginia Growers work with 70+ chefs, restaurants, institutions, coops, retail outlets and hubs across the region. 


Incorporated in 2014,

Virginia Growers Specialty Produce 

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: manakintowneva@gmail.com


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

We will do a LOCAL search for you!


Virginia Farms

Owl Orchard

Peaches, Asian pears Powhatan County

Hickory Green Farm

Honey Powhatan County

Hertzler’s Farm

All natural eggs Powhatan County

Hidden Acre Farm

Pasture raised eggs Farmville, VA


Fruit Hanover County

Mica Hill Farm

All natural eggs Nottoway County

Goats R Us
Chevre, feta and Buttercup Nottoway County

Shalom Farm

Winter greens Powhatan County

Dockery Branch Farm

Filet beans, winter squash, sweet potatoes, pumpkins Mecklenburg County

Sunnyside Farm

Corn, slicing tomatoes, squash, cukes 

Cumberland County


Broadfork Farm

Greens Chesterfield County

Saunders Bros

Orchard fruit Nelson County

Seamans' Orchard

Orchard fruit Nelson County

Thistledowne Farm

Brussels sprouts Farmville, VA

Snead's Asparagus Farm

Asparagus Caroline County


Hungry Hill Farm

100% Raw Honey Nelson County


for more information about

Virginia Growers Specialty Produce,

contact us