Thank you for your interest in the Virginia Specialty Food Association. VASFA is the only statewide organization dedicated to the production, promotion and placement for the craft food and beverage industry in the Commonwealth. As interest in craft made and local food continues to rise nationally, the VASFA is evolving to meet the growing needs of our members. Our non-profit association seeks to further the development and awareness of the Virginia specialty food and beverage industry. Since its inception in 1947 as the Tidewater Canners Association, the Virginia Specialty Food Association has evolved to help producers, retailers and farmers across the commonwealth grow their businesses through joint marketing programs, promotional campaigns, and technical assistance.