Get ready for the second annual Edible Food Fest in Orange!
August 10, 2013
10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Cooking demonstrations throughout the day.
Tastings and presentations from dozens of the region’s leading farms, restaurants and purveyors.
Lectures from a variety of sustainable living experts
Gardening demonstrations and tips from some of the area’s top experts.
Live music throughout the day.
Ongoing kids activities…and more!Read More
The edible Fest is proud to welcome a variety of leading vendors from throughout Central Virginia and beyond. They represent some of the region’s most acclaimed farms, restaurants, purveyors, gardeners, sustainable living experts and more, and will be sharing their products and expertise in The Marketplace, a tent located in the heart of the Festival.
There are still a limited number of spots left for vendors in the 2013 edible Fest! You can learn more here.
Our confirmed 2013 vendors include:
Bees n’ Blossoms
Virginia Raw Honey, bee pollen, propalis, and artisan honey products. No pesticides, no
antibiotics, no heating.
Caromont Farm is a family owned, goat dairy located near Charlottesville, Va., established by Gail Hobbs-Page and her husband Daniel. With the development of Caromont, Gail has combined her love of good food with her committment to local farming
Christina Boy Designs
Christina Boy Design makes original pieces that are designed and crafted from domestic or salvaged woods in her studio in Madison, Virginia.
Countryside Organics manufactures certified organic feeds in Virginia’s only Certified Organic Feed Mill. Our feeds are nutritionally complete, high quality, soy-free, probiotic and organic.
Croftburn Market is your local butcher shop and more, with a full meat case of all-natural meats and handmade fresh sausages. We feature local beef and all the salami and charcuterie in-house at our Culpeper store.
Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation
edible Blue Ridge Magazine
Event title sponsor. Edible Blue Ridge is the culinary magazine dedicated to celebrating Central Virginia’s unique regional food scene, with a focus on our many farms, orchards, wineries, farmers markets, specialty shops, eateries, food artisans and home cooks. The magazine is published quarterly and is available at more than 200 locations, or by subscription.
The Edna Lewis Bookstore
Purchase the acclaimed DVD In the Season: The Edna Lewis Story, and the 30th Anniversary of edition of The Taste of Country Cooking, plus a selection of earth-to-table themed titles including The Gardener’s A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food by festival special guest Tanya Denckla Cobb and In the Green Kitchen by Alice Waters.
100% homegrown herbal teas and culinary spice blends crafted by one little woman in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Hudson Henry Baking Co.
Hudson Henry Baking Co.’s Good News Granola is handcrafted in small batches near Charlottesville. Warning! It’s addictively delicious!
Making pottery is my way to celebrate the tasty little things that make life good. Meals just taste better on handmade dishes!
Madison Rainbow Trout
Local fresh rainbow trout, fingerling potatoes, locally grown frozen chickens
Marshall Farms Cheese
Marshall Farms Natural Cheese is a family-owned and operated organic dairy farm in Orange County, Virginia that employs old natural grazing methods that bring unique and natural tastes and textures while deliving important health benefits.
Native Harvest Natural Foods Market is located in Culpeper, VA. We are a full-service grocery for local meats, eggs, honey, produce, raw foods & Kombucha.
Night Sky Farm
Night Sky Farm is a small Grade A dairy specializing in farmstead goat and cow cheeses. We milk 19 goats and our 2 Jersey cows year round.
Oakencroft Farm was a pioneer in the Virginia wine industry. In 2008, Oakencroft passed into new hands and now makes premium grape juice from our own sustainably grown wine grapes.
Pantheon Ice Pops
We make and sell fresh, delicious popsicles that have very few ingredients usually. A strawberry popsicle has strawberries, ginger and a little lemon, etc.
Super extra-large gourmet Virginia peanuts hand cooked in small batches.
Artisan made condiments of Shenandoah sun dried tomatoes and chilis in base of authentic vigin oliva oil and fine sea salts of Portugal.
Rebecca’s Natural Food
Rebeeca’s Natural Food: Your source for local foods, body care and supplements. Locally owned and operated since 1987!
Rider’s Backfield Farm Beef
Local, all-natural beef. No fed antibiotics, growth hormones or implants. 100% pastured and dry grain finished. No confinement ever. Reasonably priced and unbelievably tasty for you and your family.
Sharondale Farm specializes in growing mushrooms, mushroom spawn, and perennial fruit, fiber and flowering plants. We offer workshops about growing mushrooms and permaculture.
Spring Mill Farm
Artisan goat cheeses made in small batches in the heart of Central Virginia.
The Market at Grelen
Flowers, plants and gardening merchandise from the new Market at Grelen located in Somerset, VA.
Virginia Food Heritage Project
The Virginia Food Heritage Project makes the cultural connection between the food we eat, the land it comes from, and the people who produce it.
Virginia Vinegar Works
Virginia Vinegar Works specializes in producing superior, handcrafted wine and malt vinegars using the traditional Orleans method.
Watercolors & Fabrics by Maria Pace
Fine table and kitchen linens designed and sewn by Orange native Maria Pace. Each unique piece features vibrant prints of Maria’s watercolors celebrating the natural world.
Weston A. Price Foundation
A nutrition education foundation dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the American diet. Special membership promotion at the festival: join today and receive a FREE copy of Healthy 4 Life booklet
Wildwood’s Hickory Syrup
We make hickory syrup produced from the bark of the hickory tree. We are the only producer in Virginia and the nation’s largest producer.
For questions about the event or information on how you can participate as a vendor, speaker or performer please contact:
Orange Downtown Alliance
130 West Main Street
Orange, VA 22960-0160