Farm to Table via Your Library

Fresh produce on display in baskets.As you visit your local VBPL branches you’ll find the usual: books, e-books, movies, music​ and plenty of free events. At these libraries, you can also pick up fresh produce:

Vaughan Farm's Produce
Tuesdays until Aug. 16: Kempsville Area Library 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesdays until Aug. 17: Great Neck Area Library 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Flip Flop Farmer
Thursdays: Bayside & Special Services Library 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Local farmers set up stands each week, offering fresh, locally-grown fruit and vegetables for purchase.

Virginia Beach Public Library and the Virginia Beach Agriculture Department have partnered to provide citizens with another convenient access point to purchase local farm products. Produce will vary by location and by what’s in season, including summer favorites like greens, lettuce, melon, tomatoes, sweet corn and strawberries to name a few. Specialty items like jam and salsa will also be available. Dates and times are subject to change. Follow VBPL and the farms on social media for the latest updates

Post a picture of what you find at the farm stands and tag VBPL on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. ​​​​

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