Sustainability

The following services and vendors offer eco-friendly solutions:

  • Sustainable Blacksburg is a group dedicated to green initiatives within Blacksburg.
  • Debra Graff - Teaches Square Foot Gardening to grow abundant organic fruit and year-round vegetables from small raised garden beds.
  • NatureScapes - Sarah Gibbs, Permaculture Designer, 540-818-1394, Email & Phil Callicott, Sustainable Builder, 540-818-5141, Email
  • Blacksburg Farmers Market - every Saturday and Wednesday on the corner of Roanoke & Draper.
  • Glade Road Growing - Specializing in all natural annual vegetables and seven colonies of honeybees and a small apple orchard.
  • Shadowchase Farm - Naturally Raised Grass Finished Beef and Pork on a family owned and operated farm.
  • The Blacksburg Price House Nature Center: Environment, Discovery and Engagement. Operated by SEED. Nature discovery for children.
  • Barry B. Robinson - Horticulturist & Sustainable Ag Consultant, 540-230-1695, Email
  • Blacksburg Transit - providing accessible public transportation to everyone
  • PME Compost - making all natural and safe compost from local waste.
  • The Smart Way - commuter bus linking the New River Valley and the Roanoke Valley
  • The Town of Blgacksburg - dedicated to enhancing sustainability in its operations and through its policies (Biodiesel and Hybrid Fleet)
  • TOB Mayor's Task Force on Climate Protection and Sustainability
  • YMCA at Virginia Tech - offering a variety of community programs
  • Blacksburg Wind/Solar Power - installation of turbines and solar collectors at the YMCA Center on Main Street
  • Green Business Directory for the NRV - links to businesses that will help you green your home and more
  • Green Buildings and Renovations in Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Hale-YMCA Community Gardens (Roper Solar Greenhouse)
  • Go Green NRV
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team at Virginia Tech
  • Sustainable Food Corps at Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Tech Catawba Sustainability Center
  • Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP)
  • Catawba Sustainability Center
  • Ceritano's Ristorante offers natural authentic Italain cusine in a comfortable atmosphere.