The roots that anchor this community are homegrown, local businesses. When we ask locals to name their favorite restaurants, cafes or shops, they almost always cite a neighborhood business. These businesses are part of what gives Charlottesville its unique flavor and vibe — they’re where locals go! We love everything local and think you should, too!
Love that Shop Locally sticker you’ve seen around town? Pick one up at select locations around Charlottesville, our office in Ivy, or just email us your mailing address and we’ll send you a few. That’s Sharing the Love….Locally!
Wine & Roses Open House, May 18
Breathe in the scent of antique roses while you sample wine. Discussions, kid-friendly activities, garden tours and a wine tasting with Gabriele Rausse, too. Read more here.
Sam Cregger at Albemarle Ciderworks, May 19
Cregger, farmhand and one-man band, will get you out of your seat with alt-country and folk covers along with some original music. Read more here.
Bellair Farm Tour & Dinner, May 26
See behind-the-scenes at one of the area’s most prolific farms, taste dishes crafted from locally-sourced ingredients and enjoy a glass of wine! Read more here.
Meet Your Neighbor
Corbin Snow of Snow’s Garden and Landscaping Center
“Snow’s was started during a very local and intimate era.” A hundred years ago, Snow’s Garden and Landscaping Center opened for business. You could say, given their longevity, they’re more local than most! Their roots are deep in the community, as four generations of Snows have owned and operated the business…. Read more here.