Local Resources

Jump To: CSAs | Farmers Markets | Stores | Health Practitioners

Local Farm Foods

Cow Shares

Hedgebrook Farms cow share program Winchester, VA To obtain a cow share contact Hedgebrook Farm, which has herd shares and delivers to your door once a week. You get 1 gallon per share per week. They have a website with the contact info you need at http://www.hedgebrook.com/cowboarding.asp. The contact is Shannon Triplett at 1.866.783.2681. Delivery to the Northern Virginia area only. The fee ranges from $7-$10 weekly depending on the location. The areas of $7 are Herndon, Great Falls, and the $10 area are Alexandria, Sterling. The milk gets delivered directly to your doorstep weekly.

Avery’s Branch Farms cow share program
The Alexander Family, 16923 Genito Rd., Amelia Court House VA 23002,
phone: 804-561-1930 (home) or 757-651-6731 (cell), email:
averysbranchfarms@yahoo.com, web: averysbranchfarms.com. A Multigenerational
farm offering GMO-free, pastured eggs, grass fed poultry and beef, woodland raised pork, and creamy milk from jersey cows through a cowboarding program. Animals are raised from start to finish on abundant, lush pasture and are fed no antibiotics, hormones, or synthetic chemicals. Delivery throughout northern VA, including Alexandria and Arlington. Drop offs at MOMS grocery. Also at Springfield’s “Afghan Market”, Fairfax’s “Healthway”, and Spotsylvania’s “Harvest Market.”

Over The Grass Farm cow share program Family owned and operated, 450 acre diversified farm in The Plains, VA, about one hour west of Washington DC. One “Cow Share” provides 1 gallon of milk per week (2 1/2 gallon jars). The cost of a share is a $40 annual fee (non-refundable), plus $35 per month fee for board, and a one-time charge of $8.00 for the glass containers (we use ½ gallon canning jars with plastic lids). Fresh milk taste better when stored in glass as well it retains a longer shelf life. They offer grass-fed meat, dairy, poultry, eggs, honey and vegetables. Web:
overthegrassfarm.net So far milk pick up at the farm only, no deliveries.

Golden Valley Guernseys cow share program Raw milk available through our herdshare program! Family Owned and Operated Micro-dairy in the Piedmont Region of Northern Virginia. Some other dairy products available. Delivery to several locations in northern VA, including Fairfax and Occoquan. OFFICE – 540-937-3531 Call Tess and Theresa to discuss delivery to your area.

Private Buying Clubs

Wholesome NOVA private buying club Wholesome NOVA is a farm-to-consumer
group serving the Northern Virginia Metropolitan area. email: vadrinksrealmilk@gmail.com. Raw dairy, beef, pork, chicken, eggs, and more from pastured animals

Meadowbreeze Farm private buying club Email: meadowbreezeclub@gmail.com, Jersey Dairy Cows, Red Devon Beef Cattle, Hogs, Lamb/Sheep, Goats, Chickens, Muscovy Ducks. Rotationally Managed pasture, no grain feed ever (only grass and hay), no GMOs. 200+ products offered including meats, dairy, eggs, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, nuts, organic produce boxes, fermented vegetables and drinks, etc. Buying group delivers to 20+ drop sites in the DC and Baltimore metro area from Towson down to Alexandria, Leesburg over to Easton.

Green Hills nova /grass fed for you private buying club Real Food Co-op, email: grassfedforyou@gmail.com. Buying club for a variety of farm and family-made products: Jersey (certified 75% A2/A2) and goat raw milk, cream, cheese, and yogurt as well as pork, pastured eggs and chicken, geese, turkey, and grassfed lamb and beef. They also offer lacto-fermented beverages/condiments, baked goods, honey and maple syrup. Contact them via email for more information at Greenhillsnova@gmail.com Serving No VA for over a decade. Drop offs are weekly on Thursdays in Arlington, Alexandria, Reston, Oakton, Woodbridge, King George and Fredericksburg. The farm is located in PA. Our farmer abides by CARE’s strict farming standards, i.e., no chemicals used on his farm and no hormones, antibiotics, drugs or GMOs.

NOVA grass fed private Buying Club email: novagrassfed@gmail.com. Private buying club with a variety of real food farm and family-made products, such as: raw cow, goat and sheep milk and other raw dairy products, grassfed beef and lamb, pasture-raised eggs, chicken and pork, lacto-fermented beverages and condiments, baked goods and baking supplies, and much more. Contact via email for more information. Deliveries to VA locations including Alexandria area near route 1/ near Lowes.

Farms

Whiffletree Farm /Jesse Straight 8717 Springs Road, Warrenton, Virginia 20186 JesseStraight@gmail.com (540) 229-5192 Deliveries of nutrient dense farm food to DC, Arlington, and Alexandria. All animals are frequently moved onto fresh pasture. Beef cattle are 100% grass-fed. In addition to grass and bugs, our meat chickens and turkeys are fed a nongenetically modified feed. Pigs and hens are fed a non-soy, non-genetically modified feed. No MSG or nitrates in the bacon and sausage. We process all poultry ourselves on the farm.

Touchstone Farm Touchstone Farm is a small sheep farm nestled in the rolling foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains in Rappahannock County, about 65 miles southwest of Washington, DC. Free-range lamb, Christmas goose, no artificial or processed feeds, hormones or growth supplements. Check website for delivery areas and seasonal ordering. Web:
touchstonefarm.org

Farmers/food at local Markets

EcoFriendly Foods /Polyface Farm, Free range eggs, chickens, meat, soup bones, pet food, rabbit. Attend farmers markets on summer Saturdays in Arlington (14th and Courthouse Rd). They deliver on a regular basis throughout the winter to several places in the Washington and Virginia areas.
Tel: 540-885-3590, toll-free: 866-326-3743,
web: ecofriendly.com,
email: letsmeat@ecofriendly.com,
address: 15488 Barnrock Road, Moneta VA 24270. Polyface Farm was written up in Smithsonian magazine and owner Joel Salatin has written several books on farming. Order online in the winter months.

Smith Meadows, Berryville, VA. All natural, free-range beef, pork, veal, goat, lamb, eggs and pasta. No hormones or antibiotics. Available at various farmers markets in Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia. Web:
smithmeadows.com

Number 1 Sons -=-Fermented Vegetables at many farmers markets in the area. Made in Arlington, VA Their pickles, kimchi and kraut are naturally fermented in barrels. Simply vegetables, salt, water, and spices. Naturally probiotic and delicious.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs)

Farmers Markets

Stores

  • Cheesetique, 2403 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301, Tel: 703-706-5300, web: cheesetique.com. Also at 4056 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206. Carries a number of raw milk cheeses and a few pates.
  • Let’s Meat on the Avenue, 2403 Mount Vernon Ave, Del Ray VA 22301, tel: 703-836-6328, web: letsmeatontheavenue.com. Pastured meats including beef, pork, veal, lamb. Caul fat. Kangaroo meat. Farm eggs. Knife sharpening.
  • My Organic Market (MOM’s), 3831 Mount Vernon Avenue in Alexandria, tel: 703-535-5980, web: myorganicmarket.com. Excellent organic produce selection, sprouted breads, non-irradiated spices, non-homogenized organic milk, local pastured eggs, local pastured meats, and a large natural skin care and supplement section. Additional locations in Rockville MD and College Park MD; see website.
  • Society Fair, 277 S Washington St, Alexandria VA 22101, tel: 703-683-3247, web: societyfair.net. Bakery, butcher (pastured meats), wine bar, market, demo kitchen, catering.
  • The Organic Butcher of McLean, 6712 Old Dominion Drive, McLean VA 22101, tel: 703-790-8300, web: theorganicbutcher.com. Also in Charlottesville.
  • Village Green Apothecary, Has a large health book section. Also has Pathways, a compounding pharmacy, which can package and make pills to order. Carries Standard Process vitamins, natural food-based supplements. Discounts of 10%. Speedy UPS delivery to anywhere. Tel: 301-530-0800, Web: myvillagegreen.com

Health Practitioners

Doctors

  • Margaret Gennaro, M.D., N.M.D., F.A.A.P., 10560 Main Street, Suite PH1, Fairfax, VA 22030, tel: 703-865-5692, web: NeckBackandBeyond.com, email: DrMGennaro (at) yahoo.com. Holistic consultant for adults and children with chronic problems who utilizes nutrients, homeopathic remedies and herbal supplements. Specialties include fatigue, Fibromyalgia, asthma, ADD/ADHD/autistic spectrum, depression, yeast/chronic infections, thyroid/adrenal issues, natural hormone remedies, among others. She is a family practitioner but was trained as a pediatrician.
  • Dr. Hai Jin Kim, M.D., 7540 H Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, tel: 703-256-2600, web: myhealthbuilders.net . Board certified family practice physician who practices integrative and holistic medicine.
  • NIHA, A group of doctors and practitioners  ..Treatment areas include, autism, Functional and holistic medicine, Anti-aging medicine, Heavy Metal Detoxification, Memory loss, Brain function, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue, Depression and Anxiety, genetic testing, and Energy Medicine using low level lasers.  They have mercury free dentists and doctors who will find the root cause of illness, such metal and chemical toxicity. 5225 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC, tel: 202-237-7000.
  • Ann Stewart, MD, Loudoun Holistic Health Partners, PLLC, 209 Old Waterford Rd, NW, Leesburg, VA 20176, tel: 703-779-2801. Preventive & Integrative Family Healthcare. Family doctor, women’s hormones, uses Standard Process nutrition, WAPF member, phone conferences available.

Dentists

  • Richard D. Fischer, DDS, 4222 Evergreen Lane, Annandale VA, tel: 703-256-4441, web: evergreen8.com. Holistic dentist, mercury and fluoride free.
  • Dr. Robert B. Johnson, DDS, Natural Horizons Wellness Centers, Fairfax City VA, tel: 703-246-9355, web: nhwellnesscenters.com
  • Brendan C. Stack, DDS, 8306-A Old Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA 22182, tel: 703-821-1103, web: tmjstack.com. Temporomandibular and craniofacial pain, TMJ disorders, orthodontics.
  • Dr. Maribel M. Vann, DDS, PLLC, 3025 Hamaker Court Suite 402, Fairfax VA 22031, tel: 703-204-1555, email: drmaribelvann (at) gmail.com. Orthodontics.
  • Dr. Sheri Selartash
    3116 Mt Vernon Ave
    Alexandria, VA 22305
    (703) 745-5496
    Email
    care@dentalexcellenceva.com
    Offers treatment for children as young as newborn that are tongue tied who may be experiencing problems feeding. Dr. Sheri notes that screenings for traditional and physiological orthodontics should start early, since between the ages of 2-6 years is a critical time for development. This time can have a huge effect on jaw development, alignment and airway management. For orthodontics, Dr. Sheri notes that the best results happen before the age of 12. She also has a solution for adults, Epigenetic Craniofacial Orthopedics to correct airway and alignment issues.

Obstetricians

  • BirthCare & Women’s Health Certified Nurse-Midwives, Offer all types of OBGYN care. 1501 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, tel: 703-549-5070.
  • Midwifery at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, web: gwdocs.com/midwifery-services. Sign up early, very popular.
  • Tammi McKinley, LM, CPM, Northern Virginia Midwifery, PLLC, 6136 Ninth Road North, Arlington VA 22205-1610, tel: 703-237-6136, web: novamidwife.org

Pediatricians

  • June Fasner, MD, 10400 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington MD, tel: 301-949-8860.
  • Dr. Margaret Sears-DeMenthon , Sears Pediatrics, 6578 Guilford Road, Clarksville, MD 21029, tel: 301-854-1008, fax: 301-854-0305, web: searspediatrics.com.
  • Margaret Gennaro, M.D., N.M.D., F.A.A.P., 10560 Main Street, Suite PH1, Fairfax, VA 22030, tel: 703-865-5692, web: NeckBackandBeyond.com, email: DrMGennaro (at) yahoo.com. Holistic consultant for adults and children with chronic problems who utilizes nutrients, homeopathic remedies and herbal supplements. Specialties include fatigue, Fibromyalgia, asthma, ADD/ADHD/autistic spectrum, depression, yeast/chronic infections, thyroid/adrenal issues, natural hormone remedies, among others. She is a family practitioner but was trained as a pediatrician.
  • Matt Irwin, MD, 1240 N Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, tel: 703-780-1261.
  • Ioana Razi, MD, 3537 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, tel: 202-333-1774.

Chiropractors

  • Brett Fuller, DC, web: myhealthbuilders.net. Health builders does electrodermal testing which assesses the body for thousands of causes of illness and provides appropriate remedies.
  • Dr. Elizabeth K. Murphree, DC CCST, Fairfax Chiropractic, PC, 3933 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030, tel: 703-279-2101, email: drekmurph (at) verizon.net. Qualified to practice acupuncture by the VA Board of Medicine.
  • Dr. Julia Wray, Cornerstone Chiropractic, 301 S Columbus Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, tel: 703-836-2225. Dr. Wray uses the activator method along with Standard Process whole food concentrate nutrition and Mediherbs.
  • Dr. Andrino
    Specific Prenatal methods.  Offers chiropractic plus nutritional testing and supplements.  Finds root cause.  Dr. Andrino is a gifted Prenatal Chiropractor, and named a Chiropractor of the Year by Northern Virginia Magazine. He is also the only alternative provider recommended by the National Migraine Association.   He utilizes many techniques beyond regular chiropractic.
    ChiroGroup  4901 B 31st Street, S, Arlington, VA  22206
    703 933 8686
    websterdoc@Gmail.com

Osteopaths

  • NIHA, A group of doctors and practitioners  ..Treatment areas include, autism, Functional and holistic medicine, Anti-aging medicine, Heavy Metal Detoxification, Memory loss, Brain function, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue, Depression and Anxiety, genetic testing, and Energy Medicine using low level lasers.  They have mercury free dentists and doctors who will find the root cause of illness, such metal and chemical toxicity. 5225 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC, tel: 202-237-7000.

Massage, Reflexology, Energy Work, Lifestyle Counseling, Other

  • Sherry Dmytrewycz, intuitive energy healer in Centerville, VA , tel: 703-802-0377, web: healinggateway.com.
  • The Healing Tree, 2101 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria VA 22301, tel: 703-706-9500, web: healingtr.com. Massage, myo-fascial release, reflexology, bodywork, and acupuncture.
  • Margie Hasley,                           
    Springfield Office:
    Highest-health.com
    6225 Brandon Avenue, #175
    Springfield, VA 22150Visit Highest Health to learn the root causes of your health problems and discover natural solutions to them.
    We’ll look at stressors, dietary factors, toxins, emotions, chemicals, and electromagnetic stress, and we’ll help you understand how to manage them.  For appointments, please contact our assistant Leticia at 703-680-2061
    Alternate Phone:
    703-963-2313 (Cell)
    703-939-0556
    Email:
    highesthealth1@gmail.com

  • Kevin Kiernan, Reconnective Healing, tel: 703-660-8447, web: ReconnectingDC.com

Mental Healthcare Providers

  • Paula Bass, PhD, tel: 703-591-8263. Psychologist. Recognizes the importance of nutrition for mental health. Keeps Weston A. Price information on hand for her patients.

Naturopaths

  • Dr. Arti Mehta, Naturopath, Aloe Wellness, 5840 MacArthur Boulevard NW #2, Washington DC 20016, tel: 202-966-2563, web: aloewellnessdc.com‎.
  • ThriveNaturopathic, Dr. Chris Johnson, Homeopath, 1423 Powhatan St. Suite #7, Alexandria, VA 22314, tel: 703-836-3678, web: thrivenaturopathic.com.
  • Dr. Charlene Kannankeril
    Naturopathic Physician, Integrative Medicine
    Practice Philosophy: Dr. Kannankeril works to find the cause of illness, and her individualized treatment plans are aimed at treating the root of the problem rather than treating just the presenting symptoms.
    Areas of Focus: Gastrointestinal Disorders, Thyroid Conditions, Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Clinical Nutrition, Women’s Health, Annual Exam, Chronic Fatigue, Gastrointestinal Problems and Autism Spectrum Disorders (DAN! Doctor)
    Dr. Kannankeril’s practice is part of National Integrated Health
    Associates (NIHA) located at 5225 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 402
    Washington, DC 20015

Homeopaths

  • Dr. Sandra Chase, M.D., Homeopathic doctor…uses “classical homeopathy.” 10418 Whitehead Street, Fairfax, VA 22030, tel: 703-273-5250.

Nutrition Consultants

  • Debra Russo Houri , MS, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Licensed Nutritionist-DC, 101 S. Whiting Street, Suite 208, Alexandria , VA 22304, tel: 703-485-6965, web: debrahouri-nutritionist.com, blog: dhouri-nutritionist.blogspot.com.
  • Alana Sugar, certified nutritionist who focuses on diet based primarily on whole and unprocessed foods as a necessary part of good health for life. Private and phone consultations available. Tel: 703-451-2625, web: alanasugar.com.
  • Isaac Weiner, HHC, 7511 Snowpea Court, Unit K
Alexandria, VA 22306, tel: 917-837-0259, email: isaac (at) livefreenutrition.com, web: livefreenutrition.com. Holistic Health Counselor who helps people get healthier and happier by guiding them through positive diet and lifestyle changes.
  • Gina Phelps, NTP, CHFS
    Nutritionist and Certified GAPS practitioner
    Gainesville Holistic Health Center
    Gainesville, VA
    571-248-0695
  • Michael Guidry, MS, CNS
    www.phytolove.net
    Alexandria, VA
    703 765-2442
  • Tricia Class, Nutritional Therapy Consultant, 3306 Circle Hill Road, Alexandria, VA 22305, can be reached at tricia@classnt.com or 908.764.6856.  For more information my website is www.classnt.com.  I apply Nutritional Therapy that respects each person’s bio-individuality, and each plan is unique to your lifestyle, needs, and goals.

Veterinarians

  • Jana Froeling, DVM, Also does acupuncture for pets. Advocates raw meat diet and will work with you on minimal vaccinations. Tel: 540-937-1754 or cell 703-598-6418, email: drjana1 (at) aol.com
  • Jordan Kocan, DVM, Holistic Medicine, homeopathy, raw meat diet. South Paws 8500 Arlington Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22031, tel: 703-752-9100.
Print Friendly