City Market: This is the main farmers' market, held each Saturday during the growing season.
The Market at Pen Park: A farmers' market featuring produce, herbs, plants, crafts and baked goods.
Farmers in the Park: Charlottesville's only growers-only market.
923 Preston Ave.
Known for having authentic Asian cuisine. Much of the menu is vegetarian.
923-H Preston Ave.
Natural foods, vitamins, etc. since 1975.
This restaurant only offers a few items, but it does those items well. The main attraction is the dumplings (not vegetarian), but there are also noodle dishes, hot buns, and soups. A student/townie favorite. Cash or check only.
1417 Emmet St. (close to the law school)
Non-fat and vegetarian options. Chinese.
Rebecca's Natural Foods
1141 Emmet St. (Barracks Road Shopping Center)
Fresh, whole foods, vitamins, etc.
Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar
414 E. Main St., Downtown Mall (second floor)
Middle Eastern- and Asian-inspired all-vegetarian dishes (except for the tuna wrap). More than 80 exotic loose leaf teas. Bohemian atmosphere, live music some nights.
Whole Foods Market
1797 Hydraulic Road
Fresh, all-natural sandwiches. Vegan options. Soups, salads and prepared foods.
2214 Ivy Road (close to the Law School)
Large wraps, salads, chili (veggie and non), smoothies. Wraps include Mediterranean, fajita, curried chicken, and veggie. Menu changes seasonally. Look for "Zazus buck" coupons in C'ville Weekly and The Hook. Eat in or take out.