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Notes for September 2017: Blueberries and peaches are going still in northern and cooler areas, but are mostly finished in the Deep South. Blackberries, figs,  and raspberries are in season now. Tomatoes are going strong, although the crop is way diminished in rainy areas like the southeast.  Strawberries are finished, except in the far north, and if the farm planted Day Neutral varieties. Early apples, like Gala, are about to start!

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Festivals at Gallmeyer Farms, Richmond Virginia

Gallmeyer Farms The Berry Patch Festivals -  Gallmeyer Farms in Richmond, Virginia has several festivals every year:

Strawberry Festival , a Sweet Corn festival and a Fall pumpkin harvest festival!

Here are the 2016 Gallmeyer Farms Festival dates:

  • Strawberry Fields Festival Saturday May 28, 2016 from 10am until 5pm at The Berry Patch
  • Strawberry Fields Festival Sunday May 29, 2016 from 10am until 5pm at The Berry Patch
  • Strawberry Fields Festival Monday May 30, 2016 from 10am until 5pm at The Berry Patch
  • The Sweet Corn Festival July 16, 2016 at The Pumpkin Patch
  • The Fall Festival October 1 and 2, 2016 at The Pumpkin Patch

Information about Gallmeyer Farms:

Gallmeyer Farms is a Richmond Virginia family farm, that uses old fashioned, traditional growing methods and raises heirloom varieties. Gallmeyer Farms has free parking, FREE admission and FREE hayrides!

  • Click here for their website - There is much more detailed information about each festival there.
  • Click here for our Facebook page 
  • Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, fresh eggs, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
  • 3622 Darbytown Ct., Richmond, VA 23231.
  • Phone: (804)795-9979. Alternate Phone: (804)737-8023.
  • Email:
  • Open: 7 days a week 8am to 8pm.
  • Directions: Click here for a map and directions.
  • We are going to offer free daily hay rides. There will also be weekend pony rides (for a fee) to benefit Elko 4-H club. Pick your own and prepicked strawberries from early May until middle of June; Annual Strawberry Fields Festival; Fresh picked spring vegetables grown on this farm. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals.
  • Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Annual Strawberry Fields Festival: Live music, good food, strawberry pickin', and lots of fun. Free admission.  
  • (UPDATED: May 27, 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: May 12, 2014, from VAG)   


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