Thursday, December 29, 2005

Charlotte-area Local Providers of Sustainably-raised Food

A Few Charlotte-area Providers of Pesticide-free Produce, and Pasture-raised Animal Products

New Town Farms
Sammy and Melinda Koenigsberg
Sell pesticide-free produce, poultry and eggs.
Sell at the Matthews Farmers Market, from the farm, and by delivery. 704 843-5182.

Marianne Battistone, Poplar Ridge Farm
An Organic Community Supported Agricultural Farm. Established in 1995. Family owned and managed
Member of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association 704-843-5744

New Moon Farm Organics in
Mt. Ulla, NC, next to Lake Norman and Mooresville NC. We are a certified organic farm and we specialize in heirloom and open pollinated varieties. We have veggies, fruits (strawberries mostly) herbs and flowers. We sell what we grow at the farm and everything is organic. Our website is and there will be information about our CSA there. We’ll be doing an on-farm stand this year, and the Charlotte Regional Farmer's Market on Saturdays.

Mary Roberts

Windcrest Farm /
518 Greenfield Drive / Monroe, NC 28112
h: 704.764.7746 c: 704.320.8682 Visit our farm at
We offer not only produce, but 35 varieties of heirloom tomato, pepper and herb plants for those who would like to grow their own.

Grateful Growers Farm in
Denver, NC
Natalie Veres and Cassie Parsons
Naturally grown produce, pasture-raised pork, chicken and eggs
828 234-5182

Philip and Sheila Brooks and their son.
Sell pastured beef raised on their farm.
704 233-4902 (home) 704 506-7826 (cell)

Matthews Farmers Market A producer-only market with vegetables grown within a 50-mile radius of the market.

For more information:

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
919 542-2402 (Pittsboro)
803 779-1124, for
South Carolina

Charlotte- area natural food stores
Earth Fare 704 926-1201, Berrybrook Farms 704 334-6528, Talley’s Green Grocer 704 334-9200,

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