Philo Ridge Farm. Photo by Luke Schmuecker.

Now, more than ever, we can come together as a community and support local businesses, simply by our food buying choices. We are blessed with many wonderful farms, bakeries, restaurants and stores here in Charlotte and surrounding towns. Most require pre-orders, and offerings change frequently, so check with their web sites or call for more information.

Back Door Bread
Back Door Bread, 710 Hinesburg Rd, Charlotte.
Wide range of whole grain breads, granola.
Order online. Pick up at the bakery, Tuesdays & Fridays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm or until sold out. Home delivery also available.

Fat Cow Farm
Fat Cow Farm, 800 Bingham Brook Road, Charlotte. (802) 343-3254.
Pastured beef, pork and poultry.
Current Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

Old Brick Store
Old Brick Store, 290 Ferry Road, Charlotte. (802) 425-2421.
Reduced hours. Weekly lunch offerings are posted in advance on Front Porch Forum.
Pre-order by email (preferred) or phone for curbside pickup.

Paradiso Farm
Paradiso Farm, 2969 Lake Road, Charlotte. (802) 343-3423.
Online orders and free local delivery for freshly roasted coffee.

Philo Ridge Farm
Philo Ridge Farm, 2766 Mt. Philo Road, Charlotte. (802) 539-2147.
Extensive range of pastured meat, organic vegetables, eggs, grains, flowers, bread, from Philo Ridge and other local farms. Plus, soups, stocks, baked goods and meals to go.
Open from Thursday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, for take-out and curbside pick-up only.

Pizza on Earth
Pizza on Earth, 1510 Hinesburg Road, Charlotte. (802) 425-2152.
Pizzas, bread and desserts
Take out only – check Facebook and web site, then call to order, Fridays, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Pick up is between 4:00 and 6:30 pm.

Rise ‘n’ Shine
Rise ‘n’ Shine, 343 Root Road, Charlotte. (802) 264-1913
Milk (in glass bottles), eggs, bread and a whole lot more delivered farm fresh, right to your door.

ShakeyGround Farm
ShakeyGround Farm, 289 Converse Bay Road, Charlotte.
Grass-fed meats, eggs, pastured poultry, certified organic produce, organic vegetable starts, and more.
Pre-order online for curbside pickups on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Spears Corner Store
20 Jackson Hill Road, Charlotte. (802) 425-4949.
Groceries, beer, wine, food items from local suppliers.
Store open 7:20 am – 7:00 pm, Monday – Sunday

Stony Loam Farm
Stony Loam Farm, 2755 Hinesburg Road, Charlotte. (802) 238-0255
Visit their web site for information on this year’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Vegetables and flowers, weekly pick ups at the farm during the growing season.

Barkeaters Restaurant
Barkeaters Restaurant, 97 Falls Road, Shelburne. (802) 985-2830.
Choose from an extensive menu – soups and appetizers, salads, comfort plates and entrees.
Order online for to go and delivery only dinners, Tuesday – Sunday from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Bread and Butter Farm
Bread and Butter Farm, 200 Leduc Farm Drive, Shelburne. (802) 985-9200.
Cheeses, greens, root veggies, meats, plus meals to go from Blank Page Café. Summer CSA shares available – signup online.
Pre-order online for curbside pickup, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Good Times Cafe
Good Times Cafe, 10805 Route 116, Hinesburg, (802) 482-4444.
Pizzas, sandwiches, salads, Cajun dishes.
Take out only. Call to order.

Hinesburgh Public House
Hinesburgh Public House, 10516 Route 116, Hinesburg. (802) 482-5500.
Sandwiches, salads, BBQ, tacos, burritos, chocolate brownies, and more.
Daily specials posted on their Facebook page.

Papa Nicks
Papa Nicks, 10997 Route 116, Hinesburg. (802) 482 6050.
Burgers, fried food, cremees, ice cream – “Comfort food at it’s best.”
Weekly take out specials, Thursday – Sunday, posted to Front Porch Forum.
Call to order, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, pick up at the creme window.

Paulines
Paulines,  1834 Shelburne Road, South Burlington. (802) 862-1081
Soup, salads, entrees, wines and cocktails.
Open for curbside pick up, Thursday – Sunday. Check web site, then call between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to place your order. Pick up is 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm.

Rustic Roots
Rustic Roots, 195 Falls Road, Shelburne. (802) 985-9511.
Breakfasts, quiches, soup, wine and beer, and more to come.
Offering pre-order take outs for Thursday and Sunday pick up.