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!
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.
Flower Arranging in the Garden, June 1
Horticulturalist and floral designer Kathryn Nokes will walk you through the steps to create a beautiful floral arrangement at Monticello’s Tufton Farm. Read more here.
Taste This!, June 4
The anticipated food, wine and beer tasting event – featuring area restaurants and beverage purveyors – is back! Benefiting the Blue Ridge Food Bank. Read more here.
Grace Church Historic Farm Tour and Country Fair, June 8
Get a first-hand look at some of the area’s historic farms and enjoy a fair including artisans, vendors, live music and Master Gardeners to answer all of your questions. CharlottesvilleFamily is a proud sponsor! 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.