We grow ecoganic vegetables in Northern Virginia, just outside Washington DC. We have two farms: one small farm in the suburbs of Tysons Corner and a larger farm in western Loudoun County. Our vegetables, herbs, and cut flowers are available at farmers markets, our two on-farm roadside stands, and through our 550-member CSA. We pick our produce at the height of ripeness every day–it's a quick trip from our fields to your kitchen!

The Best Article EVER on Environmental Impact of Food Choices

The Best Article EVER on Environmental Impact of Food Choices

Howdy Eaters, I just read the absolute most concise, informative and thoughtful piece in the Washington Post. Bottom line is that this is murky territory. Read as you can, and make adjustments to your diet as it makes sense to you. No matter what, eating beautiful fresh vegetables in season... Read more...
2014 CSA registration is open!

2014 CSA registration is open!

Registration for new and returning members is open! You can register now for both Summer and Autumn, or register for Summer now and register for Autumn when registration re-opens in August. Summer Share: week of June 3 to week of September 16 = 16 weeks of summer produce. Autumn Share: week of... Read more...
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Support film about CSA pioneers at INDIEGOGO

The Last Crop is a tribute to the Mains who, like you, have altered the status quo between farmer and food consumer through CSAs. It is a CALL TO ACTION to ensure that farmland will be affordable to our next generation of CSA farmers.  At the heart of our story is one family’s determination to address three critical issues facing farmers and our nation’s...
PVF East Has a New Drop Site in McLean for Autumn!

PVF East Has a New Drop Site in McLean for Autumn!

PVF East has added a new drop site for the Autumn CSA season. We will deliver to a new porch in McLean on Tuesdays. If you’ve already signed up and McLean is a better location for you, you can email Hana to change your location to McLean. For more information about the CSA and all...
Autumn CSA Registration Is Open To All

Autumn CSA Registration Is Open To All

Autumn CSA registration is open to all! The Autumn season runs 9 weeks, from September 22 to November 21. Please see the CSA Information page for the specifics. Spaces in the Autumn CSA on both farms are limited and will sell out. PVF WEST PVF West’s Fall CSA Information If you are an existing member: Please email Stacey if...
PVF Roadside Stands Open July 2

PVF Roadside Stands Open July 2

The PVF East and West roadside stands will both open for the season on July 2, 2013. The Vienna Stand The main roadside stand is on Leesburg Pike (Route 7), four miles west of Tysons Corner in Fairfax County. The farm is on the south side of the road. Coming from the east, you must...
PVF West CSA's Online Registration is Closed (but it's not too late)

PVF West CSA’s Online Registration is Closed (but it’s not too late)

PVF West online registration is closed. However, if you’re still interested in participating in the PVF West Summer CSA, please contact Stacey. For information about the PVF West Summer CSA, please see our CSA information page. The PVF East CSA is sold out. There will be no waiting list for summer. Registration for Autumn shares...
PVF East CSA is Sold Out. PVF West CSA Still Has Spaces Available!

PVF East CSA is Sold Out. PVF West CSA Still Has Spaces Available!

The PVF East CSA is sold out. There will be no waiting list for summer. Registration for Autumn shares will open up August 15. PVF West still has spaces available, picking up in Purcellville and Leesburg. Register here.
2013 CSA Registration is Open To All!

2013 CSA Registration is Open To All!

CSA Registration is open to all! CSA registration for both PVF West and PVF East is open to all. Registration will remain open until we sell out. Some pick up locations may sell out faster than others. PVF West: This year there will two options: on-farm Tuesday pickup in Purcellville and pick up at the Wednesday...
COME SUPPORT THE FARM PROPOSAL FOR FAIRFAX COUNTY'S NEW 40-ACRE PARK IN MCLEAN

COME SUPPORT THE FARM PROPOSAL FOR FAIRFAX COUNTY’S NEW 40-ACRE PARK IN MCLEAN

One innovative proposal is to use part of the space to create the County’s own productive, ecologically- and financially-sustainable farm whose mission is to donate 50% of the harvest to local people who do not have access to fresh produce. This would meet and exceed the goals for a community park, and have long-term goals...
Taking Down the Clover

Taking Down the Clover

  Sometimes the way we go about farming challenges ones aesthetic sensibilities. This occurred to me last week as I was mowing down the most gorgeous crimson clover ever. How could I not only bring myself to blast these flowers, but actually relish doing it? First of all, why was the crimson clover there? Well,...
Time to Lime

Time to Lime

    I’ve been studying soil testing for a couple of years now. Taking the test is the easy part, the hard part if figuring out what to do with the numbers you get back from the lab! I discovered that a few of our newer vegetable fields had a lower than optimum pH. The...
CSA Update: West is still open; East is full for the summer season

CSA Update: West is still open; East is full for the summer season

PVF West is still open for new and returning member registration. If you’re a returning member, refer a friend and receive a $25 coupon for the Purcellville roadside stand. PVF West is offering a market-style CSA on Tuesdays from 2pm-7pm. Pick up is at the Purcellville farm’s Roadside Stand on the corner of John Wolford...
Community Supporting Community: Closing the Circle of Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supporting Community: Closing the Circle of Community Supported Agriculture

For some people, the CSA is all about the good food. For others, it is a way to support local farmers by making a substantial financial commitment (and get some good food).  And some people would love to be part of the CSA for both of those reasons but they cannot afford the full cost....