Locale Around Patowmack Farm
Farms and Farmers we Respect (and many more who are doing an incredible job)
Franklin Sustainable Farms, Spring Run, PA Franklin Sustainable Farms sets the standard by marketing only organically certified produce. It supports a diverse group of farmers so that they may thrive. They have growers as small as 2 acres and as much as 60 acres. The average farm is managing 200-300 acres of organic ground for fruits and vegetables. Their main emphasis is on fresh, locally grown, organically grown foods.
Wildwood’s Hickory Syrup, www.wildwoodshickorysyrup.com Berryville, VA Joyce and Travis Miller provide us with Wildwood’s Hickory Syrup produced from the bark of the hickory tree. They forage in local woods for the bark of the shagbark hickory tree, which sheds its bark naturally.
Cornucopia Farm, www.cornucopiafarmva.com Purcellville, VA Chestnuts – John and Diane planted drought resistant hybrid chestnut trees, with some chestnut seedlings from Thomas Jefferson’s historic chestnut grove.
Misty Meadow Mushrooms, Waterford, VA Gourmet mushrooms
Black Dog Coffee, www.blackdogcoffee.net Shenandoah Junction, WV The secret to great coffee is in the bean! Specialty Grade coffees from around the world, roasted in small batches with fanatic care.
Georges Mill Artisan Cheese, www.georgesmillcheese.com Lovettsville, VA A small family farm producing handmade artisanal cheese using milk from their herd of Alpine dairy goats.
J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, www.jqdsalt.com Malden, WV A 7th generation salt-making family produces brilliantly clean, artisanal salt – harvested by hand, from an ancient ocean trapped below the Appalachian Mountains of the Kanawha Valley in West Virginia.
Sea to Table, www.sea2table.com Brooklyn, NY Sea to Table builds on the early Tobago Wild model by seeking out sustainable fisheries needing better access to markets, creating a direct connection between fishermen and chefs.
Whiffletree Farm, www.whiffletreefarmva.com Warrenton, VA Chickens and pigs. Intensive rotational grazing creates the best environment for their animals, improving the fertility of the land and results in the most nutritious meat. They are fed without any genetically modified ingredients.
Long Stone Farm, www.longstonefarmva.com Lovettsville, VA. Committed to raising happy and healthy animals in a system that is beneficial to the livestock, ourselves and our surrounding environment. Produce pastured pork, beef and eggs in managed grazing systems that support soil and ecosystem health and yield quality marbled meat.
Black Sheep Farm, www.blacksheepfarmva.com Lamb grazing on pasture and eating a balanced diet.
**While visiting the restaurant, you may want to plan to visit the many attractions in Loudoun County or Frederick, Maryland. Make it a day or overnight!
Fabbioli Cellars – www.fabbioliwines.com
Tarara Winery – www.tarara.com
Willowcroft Winery – www.willowcroftwine.com
Bluemont Vineyard – www.bluemontvineyard.com
Lost Creek Vineyard and Winery – www.lostcreekwinery.com
Walsh Family Wine – www.walshfamilywine.com
Creek's Edge Winery - www.creeksedgewinery.com
RdV Vineyards – www.rdvvineyards.com
Linden Vineyards – www.lindenvineyards.com
Glen Manor Vineyards – www.glenmanorvineyards.com
Catoctin Creek Distilling Company – www.catoctincreekdistilling.com
The many breweries that are here in Loudoun
Bed and Breakfast Close to Us
Georges Mill Bed and Breakfast – www.georgesmill.com
Stone Manor Boutique, Lovettsville – www.mycountryretreat.com
Frederick Bed and Breakfast – www.frederickinn.com
Visit Loudoun is great resource for wineries, places to visit, overnight stays – www.visitloudoun.org