Cultivate food

LEAP Supports Producers

LEAP provides access to customers, as well as resources and tools,
for food producers, farmers, and growers across the Roanoke region.


The LEAP Kitchen is a shared cooking space with a fully equipped, licensed commercial kitchen designed for a variety of food businesses.

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Community Gardens

Community Gardens create opportunities for all to connect with local ecology and support food resiliency. For a nominal fee, anyone can dig in a plot of dirt, raise food for their table, discover seasonal eating. Click to learn about exciting growth happening in LEAP's community gardens, as well as ways to reserve a space or support the gardens.

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Food Hub

LEAP buys local, sustainably grown produce, proteins, and food products wholesale. It distributes them through its Mobile Market, Farm Share, and for special events. Find out about this opportunity to connect your food with local buyers.

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market vendors

LEAP runs two farmers markets and sells through an online marketplace. Its markets prioritize local, sustainable agriculture and provide an accessible, profitable venue for small-scale businesses.

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Your support grows healthy communities