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SPECIAL FARMSTAND HOURS FOR WINTER: ON A TO-BE-ANNOUNCED BASIS – still dependent on weather. Remember, Sunday, November 23rd was our last Carytown Farmers Market this season. All markets are on a TO BE ANNOUNCED basis so watch your email (join our email list below!), this website and our Facebook page for info.

Just announced! All 2015 CSA members will receive 10% off ALL YEAR!

Victory Farms has been nominated for an Elby for Purveyor of the Year!! Richmond Magazine’s 4th Annual restaurant award ceremony will be held January 25th at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Thanks to our amazing chefs for nominating us!

Get the freshest, compost grown, highest quality, affordable produce in RVA!

Check out our CSA Farm Membership Program for 2015 on our Member Info page!

Current CSA members can make their $100 deposit to hold their spot for 2015 at any of our Fall/Winter markets! And new members are welcome to apply (application online) and make a deposit to hold your spot!

Our compost grown vegetables, greens, and herbs are harvested daily from our family farm located less than 5 miles from downtown Richmond. Throughout the year, we will offer a seasonal availability of over 60 varieties of specialty and heirloom vegetables for gourmet cooks and salad lovers alike. Farmer’s market prices and the ability to buy freshly harvested greens, vegetables, and herbs directly from your farmer make Victory Farms the best choice for your veg needs!

Victory Farms veggies can be found at:

Urban Farmstand (winter hours on a TO BE ANNOUNCED BASIS) -  1005 Westover Hills Blvd, corner of Westover Hills Boulevard & Dunston (across from Westover Baptist Church, near the Valero). Winter markets are dependent on weather – please watch for emails or Facebook posts for updates!

Carytown Farmer’s Market -  DONE FOR THE 2014 SEASON.

Yellow Umbrella – 5603 Patterson Avenue (just east of Libbie – see their website for hours)

Ellwood Thompson’s – produce department, juice bar, and deli

Good Foods Grocery

and these fine restaurants: Citizen, Heritage, The Rogue Gentlemen, Saison, Julep, Tazza Kitchen, The Boathouse, The Roosevelt, Mag Pie, Crossroads, Blue Goat, Proper Pie Company, Sub Rosa, Mamma Zu’s, 8 1/2, Pasture, Comfort, Metzger Bar & Butchery. We also supply Sweet, Sour, Salty & Co. with picklers!


Victory Farms: the FarmVictory Farms is a small, family-run, Certified Naturally Grown farm in Richmond, Virginia. After farming in Hanover from 2007-2011 (see About Us page for our complete history), owners Charlie and Gina Collins moved into Richmond in early 2012, purchased a new farm in Varina in early 2013, and are pursuing a number of new and exciting projects – keep an eye on this website for news as we progress!

We are taking Farm Membership applications for 2015 – all the great features of our former CSA’s – so let us know soon if you’re interested in making a commitment to eating healthy and buying weekly from Victory Farms! Details and applications on this website!

In the spring, we will be selling produce onsite at the new farm after the construction is complete and will continue to provide a variety of buying opportunities at markets as well as the many and varied specialty stores and restaurants listed above. In addition to selling produce, we plan to develop a series of hands-on classes and activities that will bring you directly in touch with your produce and your farmer. The new farm is very close in, only 5 miles from downtown!

2015 is Victory Farms’ 20th season of growing amazing quality vegetables, greens, herbs and vining fruits and we look forward to growing more great food for you this season! Sign up for our Farm Emails (look to the lower right of this page) to keep updated on our progress or find us on Facebook!

 

Victory Farms Inc. owner and farmer, Charlie Collins, working the fields. Photo by George Cruger (1940-2012)

IN MEMORIUM

Last December, we lost one of our best volunteers and a cherished friend, George Cruger. Most of the images on our Photo Gallery were taken by George over the course of 2007-2011. He came out to the farm, the markets, the farm parties – in the rain, the heat and the icy mornings to document our farm life and work. Retired from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts where he worked for three decades as the Photography Curator, the Publications Manager, and Editor. In fact, VMFA organized an exhibition in 2013 called “Unreal: Conceptual Photography from the 1970s and 80s,” that was dedicated in memorium to George. We miss him dearly and are so thankful to have had so much fun with him and to be able to share some of his photo talents with you here.  Thanks George!! xoxo

Farmer Charlie and the basis of all the great veggies - compost!

Farmer Charlie and the basis of all the great veggies – compost!

Field with tractor in background

Charlie in the field, 2011, Hanover

Farmer’s Market display

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