Orchards

May 15, 2012
by piedfam

 Orchards and Fruit Farms – Check out some of these local places to get fresh produce this Fall. Want to add something to this list? Send us an email.

Belvedere Plantation
1410 Belvedere Dr., Fredericksburg – 540-373-4478
www.belvedereplantation.com
Belvedere Plantation is open for Spring Strawberry Season and Fall Harvest time. During these busy times you and your family will have fun with activities and attractions that change seasonally. Come for picnics and parties. Enjoy Fall harvest time with pumpkin picking, bonfires, evening hayrides, and even a cornfield maze. Open Weekends: Sept 29-Nov 7

 

Cherries On Top Orchard
132 Grinton Lane, Flint Hill – 703-327-5272
The orchard has 800 dwarf sweet cherry trees and 11 different varieties including: Bing, Rainier, Lapin, Sam, Cavalier, Royalton, Royal Anne and Viscount.
Unfortunately, due to construction, the Orchard is currently closed to the public, but please check back for information about when it will re-open.

Crooked Run Orchard
37883 E Main Street, Purcellville – 540-338-6642
www.crookedrunorchard.com
Summer apples, fall apples, peaches, blackberries, plums, gooseberries, pears, raspberries, cherries (sweet & sour), pumpkins, gourds, herbs, tomatoes and peppers – you name it, they grow it. Please call before coming to make sure products are in season or available. For a complete picking calendar, please visit their website or call their automated line (540) 338-6642 for the latest picking information, as weather and conditions can change quickly.

Graves Mountain Farm
Route 60, Syria – 540-923-4231
www.gravesmountain.com
Pick your own starts in September and ends October 16 – weekends only. Many apple varieties available as well as select-your-own peaches, summer apples, nectarines, jams and jellies. The annual apple harvest festival is October 8-9, 15-16 and 23-24, rain or shine. Check website for times.

Great Country Farms
18780 Foggy Bottom Rd, Bluemont – 540-554-2074
www.greatcountryfarms.com
From strawberries and asparagus in the spring to corn and tomatoes all summer – then pumpkins and gourds in the fall, Great Country Farms offers a farm experience your whole family will enjoy! 17th Annual Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival Sept 25-Oct 31.Please see website for more information on upcoming festivals and the 2011 spring schedule.

The Green Thumb Farm
14694 Days Hill Lane, Sumerduck – 540-439-8316
Green Thumb Farm follows organic methods and offers beans, beets, broad beans, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, and other vegetables; prepicked produce, brown and white eggs for sale and farm animals. Please call ahead or email greenthumbfarm@aol.com.

Hartland Orchards
3064 Hartland Lane, Markham – 540-364-2316
www.hartlandorchard.com
Hartland Orchard takes pride in offering you the freshest, juiciest fruit possible. Stop by to purchase fruit that has already been picked; or spend a few hours in a beautiful country setting picking your own fruit. Cherries, apples, peaches and pumpkins. They also offer homemade cider, a corn maze and Christmas trees!

High Places Orchard
121 Winesap Lane, Flint Hill – 540-635-5537
Pick-your-own, fresh-picked apples, peaches, plums, and nectarines. Also enjoy a picnic by the pond!

Hollin Farms
1524 Snowden Rd., Delaplane – 540-592-3574
www.hollinfarms.com
Hollin Farms specializes in grass-fed natural beef but also offers heritage “Gloucestershire Old Spot” pork, fescue-free hay for horses, and pick-your-own strawberries (starting in late May) and peaches, tomatoes, sweet corn, blackberries, and raspberries in the summer. Pumpkin patch & corn maze now open starting Fri Oct 1 and also open on Columbus Day Mon Oct 11. 5 acre corn maze, free admission, 10 acres of pumpkins grown in the field, lots of beautiful gourds, apples, and vegetable garden. Be sure to check their website or call before you come.

Inglewood Farm
5253 Inglewood Farm Lane, Bealeton – 540-272-6906
Inglewood Farm offers corn (sweet), pumpkins, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, and a petting zoo. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, and October. Please call for more info on times and days

Jenkins Orchard
355 Yancey Rd., Woodville – 540-987-8192
Pull up to the green and white packing shed for the Jenkins’ family’s fresh-picked apples (16 types including Rambo and Blacktwig). From their 50-acre orchard comes peaches (12 types, white and yellow), pears (6 types) and nectarines. Open daily mid-July through mid-December, 9 am to 6 pm.

Lee’s Orchard
65 Orchard Lane, Washington – 540-675-3201 (apple shed), 540-675-3178 or 540-675-3558.
The farm on Rt. 211 has pick-your-own and fresh-picked apples (28 kinds) including Albemarle Pippin, Jonagold and Mutsu, plus hard-to-find quince, peaches and pears. In the fall the Lees feature cider, honey and pumpkins. Open daily, mid-July to Nov. 1.

Mackintosh Fruit Farm
1608 Russell Road, Berryville – 540-955-2162
www.mackintoshfruitfarm.com
Mackintosh Fruit Farm grows a wide variety of apples, peaches, pears, and berries and are always adding new varieties. Open daily: 8am-6pm

Moore’s Orchard
630 Fodderstack Rd. (Route 628), Washington. 540-675-3553
Stop at Louis Moore’s farm for fresh-picked apples (9 types including Ozark Gold and Arkansas Black); peaches (5 types, white and yellow); plums; sweet cherries; peppers and heirloom tomatoes. Also: Local honey from Admiral’s Apiary. Open daytime, bring containers, mid-July to Nov. 1.

Muskrat Haven Farm
20 Cedarbreak Lane, Amissville – 540-937-5892 or 540-937-5191
Muskrat Haven Farm offers pick-your-own and fresh-picked strawberries, blueberries, black and red raspberries, blackberries and pumpkins in addition to apples and yellow peaches. At season’s peak Muskrat has heirloom tomatoes, melons and sweet corn.

Stribling Orchard
11587 Poverty Hollow Lane, Markham – 540-364-3040
www.striblingorchard.com
Stribling Orchard consists of approximately 30 acres of apple trees and 15 acres of peach trees. Open to public from late July through early November. Tuesday thru Sunday, 9am-5pm. Please call ahead to ensure they are open.

Valley View Farm
1562 Leeds Manor Rd., Delaplane
www.valleyviewfarmva.com
Valley View Farm has a 400 tree peach orchard. They have a limited supply of thornless blackberries. Pick your own and pre-picked available. Please call ahead to ensure they are open.

Williams Orchard
3 Williams Farm Lane, Flint Hill – 540-675-3765
Williams Orchard offers freshly picked apples, peaches and fresh vegetables when in season. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily during the growing season.

Willow Oaks Berry Farm
2521 Midland Road, Midland – 540-788-9099
Willow Oaks offers blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, pre-picked produce, and a picnic area.

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