Sink your roots

Rooted in Appalachia connects residents of and visitors to the Appalachian region of southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee to the vibrant and delicious food heritage of these mountains by highlighting the restaurants and businesses here that celebrate local foods.

There is a rich heritage of agriculture in Appalachia. Fruits and vegetables are grown in the fertile mountain soil and harvested with care. Exceptionally high-quality meat, poultry and dairy items are produced on family farms across the region. Craft beer and award-winning wines are made with old-world techniques. This wholesome bounty is always delivered to restaurants and farmers markets at the peak of freshness – fresh from the farm to you.

 

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Stay Rooted. Request more information and stay informed of changes and additions to the Rooted in Appalachia program.Get Rooted. Participating Restaurants, Inns and RetailersWhy Choose Local? See why purchasing local fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products is always a smart choice.