Author Archives: Mary Delicate

About Mary Delicate

Local food fan, cybrarian and music lover living gluten-free in Richmond, VA.

Meet Your Artisan: Flower Child

Goochland-based Flower Child specializes in (extremely popular!) small-batch granola, baked goods and handmade, organic soap and body care. Owner Tonia Wyatt took a few minutes away from baking to share a little more about herself and her business. –When & how did … Continue reading

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GrowRVA Weekend Update

It’s another weekend of fun in RVA! TONIGHT: First Fridays – New Location! Due to last week’s holiday, we’re celebrating First Fridays on a Second Friday. We’re also making one more change …. Our Market at First Fridays is moving … Continue reading

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A Farmer’s Life – Still Life Competition

Saturday, you may have seen RVA Has Talent’s Still Life Competition underway at the South of the James Market. This RVA Has Talent contest aims to bring together Richmond’s visual artists, nonprofits & market vendors through a community-wide campaign that embraces … Continue reading

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Meet Your Artisan: Dixie Pots Clayworks

Potter Tamurlaine Dixie McLean Melby of Dixie Pots Clayworks joins us tomorrow at the South of the James Market. She creates functional, hand-thrown pieces for everyday use. She works to make each piece unique and eye-catching through a combination of techniques, … Continue reading

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Get a True Taste of Summer at the Midlothian Mines Farmers Market

Celebrate the official first day of summer this Saturday at a place where Virginia’s summer bounty is officially on display … a local farmers market! Midlothian residents don’t have to travel far for farm fresh food. GrowRVA’s Midlothian Mines Farmers … Continue reading

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Fun for the weekend

We Richmonders love our outdoor events, especially this time of year before it gets too horribly hot. Every week during spring and early summer there are many fun events from which to choose. This week is no exception! RVA First … Continue reading

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New to the Markets Part 2

Six businesses new to the GrowRVA markets! Byrd Farm Goochland County Family owned and operated USDA Certified Organic vegetables, strawberries, flowers and herbs. We also offer pasture raised poultry and eggs from happy hens, as well as handcrafted preserves made … Continue reading

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New to the Markets

We have some new faces at the GrowRVA markets this season. Over the coming weeks, we will be highlighting them here and on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to help you get acquainted with their businesses. We’ll also be sharing updates … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Coming to Short Pump Mall

Short Pump Town Center is hosting a weekly GrowRVA farmers market on Thursdays from 4 to 8 pm, beginning May 8 thru October 30, on Restaurant Row near Dick’s Sporting Goods. The Short Pump Town Center Farmers Market will offer more than just locally grown, farm … Continue reading

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RVA First Fridays tomorrow night!

It’s RVA First Fridays tomorrow night… Downtown Richmond’s long-standing monthly art walk happening on the First Friday of every month. Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and community. With Richmond 2015’s Collegiate Road Nationals event … Continue reading

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