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Gourmet Central

47 Industrial Park Road

Romney, WV 26757

304.822.6047

www.wvcopackn.com

 

Gourmet Central works diligently to help promote the local farmer and the ultimate success of sustainable agriculture. This important work is carried out by working with regional farms to create value-added specialty food products that give farms an opportunity to sell products year-round to bring a larger monetary return to the farm.

 

In addition to making gourmet food products for farmers, Gourmet Central developed its line of products, lovingly called the “Chef Harv” product line. This line features items such as the extremely popular Hot Pepper Jelly, Peach Amaretto Pecan Conserve, Strawberry Biscuit Fixer, Pecan Pie Jelly, Pumpkin Pie Butter and many other unique items.

Fish Hawk Acres

Rock Cave, West Virginia 26234

304.924.9880

www.wvfishhawkacres.com

 

Chef Dale Hawkins and Teresa Lipps are proud to introduce Fish Hawk Acres, a family of farms nestled in the mountains of central West Virginia. Dale and Teresa heard the growing demand for food that is grown locally, in a healthier and more environmentally-friendly manner, and responded by expanding Fish Hawk Acres and offering their farm, market and catering to friends all across the region. From their farm to your table ... give Fish Hawk Acres a try! You’ll enjoy the fresh wholesome foods and the comfort of knowing that your patronage helps to sustain local agriculture.

Harmony Harvest Farm

201 Little Run Road

Weyers Cave, VA 24486

540.230.0100

www.harmonyharvestfarm.com

 

Harmony Harvest, a long-time dream for owners Jessica and Brian Hall, is a cut flower farm specializing in full service floral design, including weddings, special events, as well as every day arrangements. They grow over 100 different varieties of flowers each year on the farm to providing customers with fresh, unique, local flowers of the highest quality. They also partner with other cut flower farms to further increase selection and support other small American flower farms. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, their services are available throughout Virginia, and areas of West Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland.

 

Rice Fruit Company

2760 Carlisle Road

Gardners, PA 17324

800.627.3359

www.ricefruit.com

 

Rice Fruit Company is the largest apple-packing facility in the eastern half of the United States. Situated in the heart of Pennsylvania’s prime orchard country, the company receives, stores and packs more than a million boxes of high-quality fresh Pennsylvania apples annually.

 

Rice Fruit Company is a family business, which was founded in 1913. It is now managed by four brothers who represent the third generation of the family to run the business. The brothers (David, Ted, John, and Mark) grow fruit on 800 acres of apple, peach, nectarine, and pear orchards in Adams County. The fresh fruit grown on these farms account for about one fifth of the fruit packed and marketed by Rice Fruit Company. The other 80% is supplied by other fruit-growing families with orchards in the same famous fruit belt of south-central Pennsylvania.

Kauffman’s Fruit Farm and Market

3097 Old Philadelphia Pike

Bird-In-Hand, PA 17505

717.768.7112

www.kauffmansfruitfarm.com

 

Since the early 1900’s, the Kauffman family has been supplying quality products to Pennsylvania Dutch Country and beyond. Growing fresh fruit and creating favorite items like apple butter, cider, snitz (dried apples), and other delicious treats has turned the Kauffman operation, now run by the fourth and fifth generations, into a community staple. To purchase their products or to learn more about the family, please visit kauffmansfruitfarm.com.

Warrington Farm Meats

885 Mt. Zion Road

Dillsburg, PA 17019

717.432.5229

www.warringtonfarmmeats.com

 

Located in Dillsburg, Pa, Warrington Farm Meats was established in 1974, named after the township in which it is located. In 2006, the business was purchased by Gerald and Marjorie Jones and is now managed by their son, Darryl. Warrington Farm Meats continues the fine traditions and recipes that have so long been associated with the Warrington Farm Meats name.

 

The Jones’ have expanded the operation to include their own farm raised beef and custom butchering. Warrington Farm Meats operates as a family owned and operated business, USDA inspected plant, wholesale distributor, retail store, custom butcher, and deer processor.

Flying W Farms

Rt. 50 West

Burlington, WV 26710

304.289.3005

www.flyingwfarmsllc.com

 

Flying W Farms, located in Mineral County, West Virginia, offers farm fresh products for every season. The homestead has been tilled by the Woodworth family for five generations and is truly a family affair. The farm currently manages a purebred Angus herd and raises corn, barley, soybeans and hay crops. Additionally, the Woodworths operate a direct market store where they offer fresh, frozen and prepared natural Angus beef and pork in a variety of cuts and deli meats and cheeses. Other attractions include a family-style restaurant that features down-home cooking, greenhouses that flourish with a variety of flowers and bedding plants and a welcome wagon in the front yard that offers fresh produce.

Meadow Hill Farm

37539 Charlestown Pike

Purcellville, VA 20132

 

Mike Virts of Meadow Hill Farm is a beef cattle farmer and USMC veteran. Upon completion of his military career, Mike returned to his family farm in Loudoun County, Virginia and began his 500-head beef cattle operation. Mike provides over 600 tons of beef products to the marketplace annually and has recently started selling retail cuts to local consumers off the farm. Mike grows his own feed for the cattle and also sells hay throughout the county as well.

Milcreek Farm

37964 Long Lane

Lovettsville, VA 20180

540.822.4181

www.milcrk.com

 

Donnie and Tylee Ulmer own and operate Milcreek Farm based out of Lovettsville, Virginia. Milcreek Farm offers natural beef, lamb, goat, rabbit, chicken, and eggs through the Loudoun County Farmers Market at locations in Cascades and Leesburg and on farm sales.

Virts Holm Beef

Waterford, VA

703.431.8018

www.virtsholmbeef.com

 

Beef cattle raised at Virts Holm Beef are pasture-raised and antibiotic and hormone free. The farm is located in Waterford, Virginia and also produces corn which is fed to the beef during the last few months to help marble the meat and add flavor. Virts Holm Beef currently offers quarters, sides and whole beefs that can be cut to your preference!

 

Goot Essa

351 Wise Road

Howard, PA 16841

800.490.4387

 

Goot Essa, which means good food in the Amish dialect, is a cooperative of plain Pennsylvania dairy farmers formed in 2001. Members of Goot Essa make foods, hand-woven baskets, and woodcrafts with recipes and methods handed down from generation to generation.

 

The fame of Goot Essa cheeses has grown for many reasons: the natural, earthy richness of the milk, the care that goes into crafting hand-made farmstead cheese, and the skillful aging in a cave. All of Goot Essa’s food products are made with all-natural ingredients and no added preservatives.

 

Old Church Creamery

1042 Dabneys Mill Road

Manquin, VA 23106

804.513.3748

www.oldchurchcreamery.com

 

Run by the Keith and Catherine Long family in King William, Virginia, Old Church Creamery is dedicated to using organic and environmentally friendly practices to provide wholesome and healthy dairy products, which include cheese, milk, yogurt, and kefir. They also offer products grown by like-minded friends and family and are therefore able to provide grass-fed eggs, pasture-pork sausage and grass-fed chickens. Products can be purchased from their farm store, as well as at various local farmers’ markets, at which they participate.

Palmyra Farm Cheese, LLC

18811 Wagaman Road

Hagerstown, MD 21740

301.739.2729

www.palmyrafarm.net/cheese

 

Palmyra Farm Cheese has been owned and operated by the Creek and Shank families since 1942. Located in charming Washington County, Maryland, the families offer a variety of delectable cheeses, including a popular Chesapeake Bay Cheddar which incorporates Old Bay seasoning into its creamy flavor. They also make cheese spreads, perfect for any get-together. Visit palmyrafarm.net for more information.

Pilgrim’s

129 Potomac Avenue

Moorefield, WV 26836

304.538.7811

www.pilgrims.com

 

For more than six decades, Pilgrim’s has produced healthy, high-quality food products that go into some of the world’s finest recipes. Pilgrim’s is the second-largest chicken producer in the world, and it employs 42,000 people. Approximately 4,100 growers supply poultry for the company’s operations.

Wysong Farm

PO Box 772

Charles Town, WV 25414

304.671.2341

www.wysongfarm.com

 

The Locke Wysong family creates their gourmet crackers in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.  By using only the finest ingredients and hand-crafting each batch, their crackers are a great compliment to any dip, salad, or glass of wine. More information can be found at wysongfarm.com.

 

Cloyd K. Martin

New Holland, PA

 

Cloyd Martin in an independent layer operator in New Holland, Pennsylvania. His fresh eggs are processed and sold through Westfield Egg Farm.

Garner’s Produce

22645 Kings Highway

Warsaw, VA  22572

804.761.2412

www.garnersproduce.com

 

Garner's Produce, LLC, is a family owned and operated Virginia Century Farm located in Westmoreland County on the northern neck of Virginia. The farm includes approximately 110 acres of production with various types of fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants, flowers, and soybeans. Most products are sold on the farm at their roadside stand and at retail farmers' markets in northern Va., Washington, DC, and around the northern neck. Garner’s also sells to local restaurants, schools, grocery stores, and donates to the Northern Neck Food Bank.

R.M. Felts Packing Co.

35497 General Mahone Boulevard

Ivor, VA 23866

757.859.6131

 

Located in Ivor, VA, R.M. Felts Packing Co. is Virginia’s leader in the production of quality dry salt cured and smoked meats and is currently the largest privately owned country ham curing operation in Virginia. It offers smoked country hams, smoked dry cured jowls, clear-sides and wrapped bacon in 2-3 lb. cloth bags. Customers of R.M. Felts span from South Carolina to New Jersey, requiring an annual operating capacity of nearly four million pounds and production of approximately 150,000 hams.

Hillegas Sugar Camp

538 Dividing Ridge Road

Fairhope, PA 15538

814.233.5843

www.hillegassugarcamp.com

 

Hillegas Sugar Camp are proud producers of pure Pennsylvania maple syrup, based in Somerset County. Kyle Hillegas started making maple syrup in 1993 in a cast iron kettle behind his parents’ home with some old equipment that his great grandfather used to tap trees in the early 1900s. Since then Kyle has grown the operation each year and in the summer of 2009 completed the construction of a brand new sugar house next to the family farm. Hillegas Sugar Camp offers maple syrup and makes sugar, candy and many other maple products.

Sterman Masser Potato Farms

2 Fearnot Road

Sacramento, PA 17968

570.682.3709

www.masserspuds.com

 

Sterman Masser, Inc. is a family-owned potato company located in central Pennsylvania. Offering a wide variety of potatoes, including fingerling, red, Russet, and sweet, the family has evolved from a small operation into one with 4,600 acres and a warehouse which packages and distributes over 250 million pounds of potatoes each year. For more information, please visit masserspuds.com.

B&G Orchards

1793 Dry Run Road

Martinsburg, WV 25403

304.262.9414

www.gowhereitgrows.com

 

This family-run operation in West Virginia has evolved from a dairy operation into a widely successful orchard and farm market, offering the freshest produce, including peaches, berries, nectarines, plums, apples, onions, eggplants, and more. For more information about the family and the market, as well as recipes, please visit gowhereitgrows.com.

Swann Farms

7740 Swan Lane

Owings, MD 20736

443.904.2687

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Swann-Farms/106242809412794

 

Swann Farms is a sixth generation family farm nestled on the shores of the Patuxent River in Lower Marlboro, Maryland. Historically a tobacco farm, they have transitioned into a wholesale, fresh market, fruit and vegetable farm. Their crops include but are not limited to white sweet corn, peaches, watermelons, cantaloupes, tomatoes, strawberries, and various small grains.

Rice Fruit Company

2760 Carlisle Road

Gardners, PA 17324

800.627.3359

www.ricefruit.com

 

Rice Fruit Company is the largest apple-packing facility in the eastern half of the United States. Situated in the heart of Pennsylvania’s prime orchard country, the company receives, stores and packs more than a million boxes of high-quality fresh Pennsylvania apples annually.

 

Rice Fruit Company is a family business, which was founded in 1913. It is now managed by four brothers who represent the third generation of the family to run the business. The brothers (David, Ted, John, and Mark) grow fruit on 800 acres of apple, peach, nectarine, and pear orchards in Adams County. The fresh fruit grown on these farms account for about one fifth of the fruit packed and marketed by Rice Fruit Company. The other 80% is supplied by other fruit-growing families with orchards in the same famous fruit belt of south-central Pennsylvania.

Wysong Farm

PO Box 772

Charles Town, WV 25414

304.671.2341

www.wysongfarm.com

 

The Locke Wysong family creates their gourmet crackers in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.  By using only the finest ingredients and hand-crafting each batch, their crackers are a great compliment to any dip, salad, or glass of wine. More information can be found at wysongfarm.com.

Gourmet Central

47 Industrial Park Road

Romney, WV 26757

304.822.6047

www.wvcopackn.com

 

Gourmet Central works diligently to help promote the local farmer and the ultimate success of sustainable agriculture. This important work is carried out by working with regional farms to create value-added specialty food products that give farms an opportunity to sell products year-round to bring a larger monetary return to the farm.

 

In addition to making gourmet food products for farmers, Gourmet Central developed its line of products, lovingly called the “Chef Harv” product line. This line features items such as the extremely popular Hot Pepper Jelly, Peach Amaretto Pecan Conserve, Strawberry Biscuit Fixer, Pecan Pie Jelly, Pumpkin Pie Butter and many other unique items.

Bowers Maple Farm

9362 Franklin Pike

Petersburg, WV 26847

540.433.0725

mark@bowersmaplefarm.com

 

Bowers Maple Farm, located in Petersburg, West Virginia, was founded by Carl Bowers in 1998 and is currently owned and operated by his son, Mark Bowers. At Bowers Maple Farm, they aim to serve you the finest quality maple syrup and maple products West Virginia has to offer.

Hillegas Sugar Camp

538 Dividing Ridge Road

Fairhope, PA 15538

814.233.5843

www.hillegassugarcamp.com

 

Hillegas Sugar Camp are proud producers of pure Pennsylvania maple syrup, based in Somerset County. Kyle Hillegas started making maple syrup in 1993 in a cast iron kettle behind his parents’ home with some old equipment that his great grandfather used to tap trees in the early 1900s. Since then Kyle has grown the operation each year and in the summer of 2009 completed the construction of a brand new sugar house next to the family farm. Hillegas Sugar Camp offers maple syrup and makes sugar, candy and many other maple products.

Belmont Peanuts of Southampton, Inc.

23195 Popes Station Road

Capron, VA 23829

800.648.4613

www.belmontpeanuts.com

 

In 1993, Belmont Peanuts of Southampton, Inc. was launched by the Marks family to promote the Virginia peanut and peanut products. The peanuts are grown, processed and prepared right on the Marks family farm located in Capron, Virginia. Belmont offers a variety of sizes and flavors from Gourmet Salted Virginia Peanuts and cashews to chocolate-covered items.

13372 Shannon Hill Road

Louisa, VA 23093

540.894.5474

www.coopervineyards.com

 

Cooper Vineyards is located in Louisa, Virginia, nestled amongst rolling hills in a traditional farming community. Started in 1999, the goal of the winery founders and current owners, Jeff Cooper and Jacque Hogge, was to create small lots of unique wines that expressed varietal character and would be recognized as quality wines. Today, Cooper Vineyards continues to strive to achieve quality fruit in its vineyard that will produce world-class Virginia wines.

15113 Liberty Road

Mt. Airy, MD 21771

410.775.5089

www.elkrun.com

 

Located in Frederick County, Maryland, Elk Run Winery has been creating award-winning wines since 1983. Their location has become a popular destination for out-of-town guests and those looking to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere. Tastings, weekly events, and wedding are all held on a regular basis at Elk Run. To learn more, please visit elkrun.com.

6190 Georgetown Road

Broad Dun, VA  20137

540.347.3475

www.pearmundcellars.com

 

Pearmund Cellars offers some of the best wines in Virginia, close to Washington, D.C. The vineyard was established in 1976, and it grows Chardonnay on the property - the most successful grapes to grow in the territory. There are 15 acres and 11,000 vines of Chardonnay, cultivators or clones of Chardonnay to help increase the complexity of the wine.

1683 Peach Basket Road

Felton, DE 19943

302.284.9463

www.pizzadiliwinery.com

 

Two brothers from Italy founded Pizzadili Vineyard in 1993. They currently provide over 12 different varieties of grapes which are used to develop their popular wines. Pizzadili opens its doors to everyone from a small group looking to do a tasting to a large wedding. They are open every day from 12-5pm. Please visit pizzadiliwinery.com for more information.

11815 East Lake Road

North East, PA 16428

814.725.8695

www.mazzawines.com

 

Nestled along the shores of Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie wine country, Mazza Vineyards offers a truly enjoyable experience. A scenic drive to the winery along East Lake Road leads through mile after mile of vineyards. It is from these vineyards that Mazza Vineyards chooses the wine-grape varieties to produce its award winning wines. Mazza Vineyards takes great care in making its wines, from grape selection at harvest time, through crushing, pressing, fermentation, aging, and bottling.

 

Today, Robert and Kathie Mazza and their son, Mario, carry on the family tradition at Mazza Vineyards that was originally started by Joseph Mazza in 1954 after he moved to the United States from Italy.

15950 Lee Highway

Centreville, Virginia 20120

703.815.2233

www.wineryatbullrun.com

 

The Winery at Bull Run is conveniently located in Fairfax County, Virginia, less than a half hour from Washington DC and only two miles off Route 66. The winery adjoins more than 5,000 countryside acres of the historic Manassas National Battlefield Park providing visitors with a beautiful vista of preserved 19th century farmland. Not only does The Winery at Bull Run provide wine tastings of fine Virginia wines but offers visitors a glimpse of the rich Virginia heritage with winemaking techniques from the Civil War era, historical buildings and artifacts.

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