Blue Ridge Sprouts: Nourish – Savor – Learn

Save the Date!
Saturday, November 6th, 2021
West Oaks Farm Market – Winchester, VA

For Foodies and the whole family!

Tickets Go On Sale in August / Exhibitor Booths On Sale Now!

Enjoy demonstrations, cooking competitions, storytelling, arts & crafts, and more!

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Mark your calendar for Blue Ridge Sprouts! The First Annual Root to Table Family Food Festival is now in the works. Sprouts mission is to promote family wellness and healthy lifestyles centered around locally sourced REAL food here in the Shenandoah Valley, while raising funds for charities assisting families in need.

In support of “Together in the Kitchen – A Family Lifestyle,” Blue Ridge Sprouts will embrace the power of food to enhance life. Taste of Blue Ridge and its sister community, VA Kids Trail, are joining forces to bring together farmers, chefs, food artisans and restaurants, as well as businesses centered around the Trail’s interest areas of wellness, action, heritage and creativity.

This fun-filled, educational celebration for ages 8 to 80 will attract attendees from the Valley, WV Panhandle, Northern VA and Washington, DC. Anticipated attendance is over 3000! Attendees will experience not only wonderful, sustainable food prepared in fresh and unique ways, they’ll also meet this vibrant culinary community in person.

  • Families, couples, and individuals looking to live a locally sourced, active lifestyle
  • Food lovers wanting to learn more culinary skills
  • Gardening enthusiasts

Is your business involved with the healthy and robust Shenandoah Valley way of life? Whether you’re part of the “real food” movement, agri-tourism, outdoor adventure, or a business that believes in a well balanced lifestyle, then you’ll want to be a part of Sprouts! Exclusive marketing sponsorship packages and exhibit spaces are available. Let’s start a conversation about how your business can benefit from participating in this important community event.

*Special thanks to Lydia’s Fields at Wheatland for our cover photo*

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About West Oaks Farm Market

Experience 10th Generation Farming at it’s best in historic Winchester, VA!

West Oaks Farm Market offers acres of fruit trees including apples, peaches, cherries, plums, & nectarines. We also have fields of vegetables including sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, & a WHOLE lot more! The great crops grow to peak ripeness, then will be harvested, packed, and delivered straight to you!

Bucket of Strawberries from West Oaks Farm Market

Plan your weekend around this great destination

Taste of Blue Ridge has a line up of award-winning hotel and resort partners here in the Shenandoah Valley. Many partners are offering packages as well as shuttles to the event. Itinerary ideas are listed for each lodging location so you can plan a weekend around this Root to Table Family Food Festival. Winchester, VA is just over an hour from Dulles International Airport and an hour from Washington DC.

Special Thank You to our Sponsors!

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“We are excited to be a part of this unique family festival for a number of reasons. As a locally-based community bank, F&M is wholeheartedly invested in the Shenandoah Valley economy, where our employees and customers live, work and play. Community is one of our company’s core values, which has driven corporate philanthropy and decision making since the humble beginnings of Farmers & Merchants Bank in 1908. While many things have changed over the past 113 years, we remain more committed than ever to the success of the agricultural industry, small business ventures, and the nonprofit sector. With that in mind, the Community Brand sponsorship for Root to Table made a great deal of sense to us.” – F&M Bank