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SUPPORTERS

SUPPORTERS of Real Local RVA are defined as: “A local business, organization, or individual interested in supporting local food and the growth of Richmond’s food economy.”  A supporter may also be a food producer located outside of 100 miles of the University of Richmond.

 

The Supporter’s business must be:

  • Located in Virginia with no corporate or national headquarters located outside of Virginia.

  • Must be a privately held, not publicly traded company.

  • Greater than 50% of the business ownership must live in Virginia

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TYPES OF BUSINESSES

  • A local business or individual interested in supporting the local food movement (bank, insurance company, non-profit, individual, creative, etc.)

  • A food producer located outside of 100 miles of the University of Richmond.

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BENEFITS

  • Attend engaging monthly meetings about issues surrounding how local food contributes to economic sustainability, the environment, and wellness

  • Opportunities to build valuable community partnerships

  • Early access to tickets for events hosted by Real Local and its partners

  • Opportunities to sponsor events

  • Listing on Real Local’s website

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INVESTMENT

  • $85 per year

  • $65 per year for registered non-profits

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