New Roots Farm

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Program Director: Brooke Ray
Farm Operations Manager: Elizabeth Moore
410 Old Lynchburg Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
434-979-7772 x 155

New Roots Farm is an 8.6-acre urban farm operated by the International Rescue Committee with just over ½-acre currently in production where refugee and immigrant families from around the world grow food for home and market. Families grow farm stand favorites but also a wide variety of staple crops they treasure from around the globe including long beans, bitter melon, isogoh, bottle gourd, roselle, water spinach, dent corn and more. More than 70 varieties of vegetables and flowers are grown using non-certified organic practices. Friends of the farm also keep bees and goats on site to assist with pollination and weed control. Regular volunteer workdays take place every Tuesday from 5:30-7:00 pm, May through October, email for details.
Man Rai bitter melon permiss

Special Programs:

  • Stationed tours around the farm of farm and gardens.
  • Scavenger hunt!

Farm Sales:

Seedlings and vegetables may be available for purchase


New Roots Farm is located at 410 Old Lynchburg Road, one stop south of Azalea Park in Charlottesville.

Head South on Ridge St. / Ridge becomes 5th Street which become 5th Street Extended / Cross over I64 / Turn right onto Old Lynchburg Road (you will see signs for Region Ten) / Destination is on the right, just after the 64 overpass and just before the Park and Ride sign.

Please park at Azalea Park.


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