10 Country Stores to Visit in Virginia's Blue Ridge, Ikenberry Country Store

5 Places To Shop Like A BOCO Local

Looking to pick up great seasonal products at local farms, orchards, and country stores? Whether you’re looking for gourmet foods or for a selection of old-fashioned jams and jellies just like grandma used to make, Botetourt is home to various family-owned farms and orchards.

Botetourt Farmers Market

Botetourt-Farmers-Market

Travel to the Daleville Town Center and sample some of Botetourt’s finest producers. Defining local as “Virginia Grown”, you can find fresh produce, homemade jams, eggs, fresh cut flowers, homemade bread, locally made art and handmade crafts. There is always something happening at the market, which includes fun activities for kids to workshops and wine tastings. Take a break and come out on a Saturday morning and enjoy the view and the many offerings at Botetourt Farmer’s Market.

 

Bryant Orchards & Country Store

Bryant Orchards Stand

Bryant Orchards and Country Store is a family-owned and operated apple and peach stand. They also provide locally-grown produce, jams, jellies, apple butter, honey, candies, nuts, fresh roasted coffee and more! They are open seasonally until December, so make sure to stop by and sample the latest fall fruits and veggies.

 

Heritage Family Market

Heritage Family Market

The Heritage Family Market has several Virginia-produced items on the shelves. The Market sells deli sliced meats and cheeses, fresh baked bread, and free-range eggs. Customers will find more than 30 varieties of Troyer meats and cheeses. While Heritage offers plenty of pre-packaged goods, many of the spices, flours, candies and nuts are purchased in bulk and packaged at the store.

 

Ikenberry Orchards & Country Store

Ikenberry Orchards and Country StoreIkenberry Orchards is a 5th generation family-owned and operated farm and orchard that’s provided the people of Daleville and the surrounding communities with apples, peaches, and vegetables for nearly 100 years! In addition to farm-grown produce, Ikenberry also offers a variety of locally-sourced food items like Angus beef, sliced country ham, bacon, dried beans, country butter, and a variety of cheese. Be sure to peruse their collection of wines from local vineyards in Botetourt county.

 

Jeter Farm

Jeter Farm PumpkinsJeter Farm is a 5th generation family farm in Botetourt County that sells produce, hay and cattle in the Botetourt and Roanoke County areas. The Farm grows yellow, zucchini, butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squash utilizing best practices like no-till and use drip irrigation when needed. Jeter Farm wholesales directly to Kroger, US Foods, Produce Source Partners, and Roanoke Fruit and Produce. Pumpkins are sold directly to consumers during their Fall Festival.

About Botetourt County

Botetourt is nestled just 20 minutes north of Roanoke, VA. It borders the Blue Ridge Parkway, is home to the headwaters of the mighty James River, and has a vibrant metro mix of arts, culture, and events. It’s easy to drink in the beauty and create everlasting memories whether you live, work, or simply just adventure here.

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