Recent News

NOVEMBER 16, 2020

As we open both indoor and outdoor seating, we want to ensure you that we have taken the necessary steps to create a safe space for both employees and guests. We have enacted the following protocols to maintain a safe environment: We established a floor plan that allows for significant distance between tables. Distancing starts at 6’ and is far… DETAILS

OCTOBER 21, 2020

Charlottesville, VA (October 21, 2020) – Stony Point Development Group is pleased to announce the addition of Bee Conscious Baking Company, Springhouse Sundries and Manila Street as the newest merchants to open in the Dairy Market market hall, launching at the end of this year. Located in the historic Monticello Dairy building in downtown Charlottesville, Dairy Market is reviving a… DETAILS

JUNE 1, 2020

Article by Lale Arikoglu discussing the promise of food halls in a COVID-19 world. “We’re optimistic that food halls will be a rebuilding mechanism for chefs and restaurateurs,” says Phil Colicchio, who co-founded Colicchio Consulting, a consulting firm that advises developers on operating food halls. Read the full article here.  

AUGUST 20, 2018

Dairy Market traces its local roots to 1912 with the formation of the Monticello Ice Cream Company, which purchased cream and other raw materials from the Colthurst Farm on Barracks Road. In those days ic e cream was delivered throughout the city on a hor se and buggy. By the 1930’s the company had grown to produce milk, butter and… DETAILS

AUGUST 7, 2018

Dairy Market is a nod to the past and a step into the future, bringing the national Food Hall revolution to Charlottesville while reviving a cherished community treasure located right in the heart of the city. Few places in the world boast the combination of history, agricultural, culinary and artistic treasures that exist in Charlottesville, making Dairy Market the perfect… DETAILS