Contact Us!

PO Box 56582
Virginia Beach, VA 23456


Kirsten Halverson

Executive Director
Kirsten began as Executive Director in March of 2014.  She loves to garden and cook with local food, and has an MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability so the position is a natural fit.  Kirsten also has experience working on small farms and in restaruants.  She is excited to be part of the vibrant local food community in Hampton Roads.  If you have questions or ideas about how Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads can better promote local food she can be reached at  

Julie Lewis

Administrative Assistant

Julie came to BFBLHR in March of 2012 to help with administrative tasks in the organization. As a "professional volunteer" Julie learned the importance of getting others in your community involved and helping them feel invested in an organization and its outcomes. Julie has worked with church youth groups and the Girl Scout Council of America as well as others in volunteer coordination. She can be reached at

16 Aug 2014 - 10:00am

Join us for the Farm to Truck event going on during the Honey Bee Festival at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens!  Learn about honey bees, then...

20 Sep 2014 - 10:00am

Hampton Roads Agricultural & Research Center (AREC). 1444 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455