Get involved

Have a favorite old recipe? Please share it!

Have a favorite historic apple? Please tell us about it!

Are you growing heritage crops? We’ll add you to our map!

Are you raising heritage breeds or making special cheeses? We want you on our map!

Do you have an old recipe that represents local food traditions?

Have you ever planted a heritage vegetable, fruit, nut, or animal breed?

Do you have more information about an item already on the map?

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant that serves heritage food?

Do you know of any organizations or resources that might be helpful for learning more about food heritage?

Share your food heritage with us by clicking here!

Interested in helping us by volunteering at an event, conducting independent research, or taking photos of sites already on the map? Email us at!

A Virginia Food Heritage Project volunteer and a local grower look at maps to find the sites of old farms at the 2011 Old Farm Days.