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Meet Sarah Young, Our New Blogger

“Local food is about getting the freshest and best-tasting food. It’s also about connecting to and strengthening your community.”  – Anna Lappe Hello! My name is Sarah Young and I am excited to have recently joined the Seasonal Roots team as a market manager and a contributor to the blog. Just a few short weeks […]

Westmoreland Produce

Westmoreland Produce was established in 1989 by Arnulfo and Rosa Medina. The pair began their operation by leasing just 4 acres of land. By starting the farm without access to heavy machinery, all of the farm work was originally completed through a combination of small hand tools and determined elbow grease. As the years and […]

Sneak Peek at the Market

Welcome to Seasonal Roots! You did it, you signed up for the most local, delicious, healthy, and convenient subscription delivery service around. First off, well done! You’re going to love your Online Farmers Market – delivered. Now, you can start ordering your farmers market favorites, and we’ll deliver it dirt to doorstep, for free! If you’ve joined Friday-Sunday, the […]

Whispering Springs Farm

If you’ve tasted the goat chèvre on our menu, you know first-hand the incredible product being churned at Whispering Springs Farm.  The 90 acre farmstead is located in Montpelier, VA (just 5 minutes up the road from our packing facility), and is home to 5 goats, 10 chickens, more than a dozen cows, a handful […]

How Fresh is My Basket?

As some of our observant Members have noted, we dropped the “48 hours” component of our Dirt to Doorstep tagline when we released our new Seasonal Roots brand this season. Have no fear though, we haven’t dropped our commitment to delivering you local food, fresh out of the ground. Much of our produce continues to […]

The Farm at Windy Meadow

This week’s ground beef is courtesy of The Farm at Windy Meadow. Located in Powhatan Virginia, Jeanna and her husband Cal have developed their diversified operations within a compact 11.5 acres.  The farm is home to a few cows and horses as well as about 50 chickens. Last season, Windy Meadow’s fresh eggs and some […]

Can’t I Buy the Same Food for Less at the Grocery Store?

The short answer is no. Of course you can buy produce at the large grocery stores but the value of what you are receiving is not comparable. In fact, you cannot find the same quality, or even the same variety, of food that we deliver in any grocery store. Seasonal Roots is an online farmers […]

Tips for Perking Up and Preserving Your Deliveries

It’s delivery day, and in your box you have anywhere from 4-12 basket items plus any extras you’ve decided to add to your order. What now? How do you make sure none of your items go to waste?  Follow these easy tips, and you’ll be all set for long-lasting local fare! 1)    If you’ve added any baked […]

Jolly Roasters Coffee Co.

In the wake of Daylight Savings Time, we’re finding ourselves more in need than ever of a strong cup of coffee or two.  Luckily, our newest artisan has just the fix.  Jolly Roasters Coffee Co. is a local, veteran owned coffee roaster based in Virginia Beach.  Casey and Brenda Jolly have been drinking coffee together since they […]

Wait, Citrus Isn’t Local

Don’t worry, we’re not trying to fool you into believing we source citrus within 150 miles.  Citrus doesn’t grow in Virginia at all and it’s one of the crops that will never be in season here.  Because so many of you love citrus, we want you to have access to it, while still sourcing from as close […]