Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in central Virginia, Charlottesville, etc.? Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in central Virginia, Charlottesville, etc.,
sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name
(see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function)
If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. Beware of copycat websites (such as the one that starts with "pickit" and the one that ends with ".farms"; they do not update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China), so theirs are usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly! I put dates to indicate when we last received an update from each farm,
and I make updates daily (each farm as their info changes). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!
And if you know of any I missed and want to add them or correct the
information, please let me know!
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What's in season in February 2018, and other
Notes for February 2018: The northern half of the U.S.
(and most of Canada, of course) are under snow. So, the crops to pick are pretty
much limited to Florida, Texas, southern California and a few other areas of the
Deep South. Citus, for one, is a crop that is usually available now; and
in those areas, soon also strawberries and blueberries.Check your area's
copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for
We also have a website for both
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day (including great recipes for corned beef, Irish stew, etc.)
Children's Consignment Sales
occur in both the Spring and Fall
See our companion website to find a local
community or church kid's consignment sale!
Next year, don't miss an Easter Egg Hunt for your children:
See our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt!
We also have
home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access
recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search.
If you have any questions or suggestions,
feel free to write me! It is easy to
make your own ice cream,
even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note,
there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now. They have all
copied their information form here and usually do not ever update. Since
2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see
anything wrong, please
central Virginia, Charlottesville, etc. U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
- A. M. FOG
- UPDATE: May 27, 2016: A visitor tells me they are now permanently
9264 Critzer Shop Road, Afton, VA. The web link to their farm goes to
a trail gear page. Their Facebook page notes as of 2015 it's
- The Berrypatch - blueberries, raspberries
(red), honey from hives on the property
3035 Pevine Hollow, Free Union,
VA 22932. Phone: 434-963-0659. Open: Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, from 8
am to 12 noon; Thursday, from 5pm to 9pm. Directions: To get here from
Charlottesville, follow Barracks Road west (which turns into Garth road)
about 4 miles to Free Union Road at the Hunt Country store. Turn right and
go about 3 miles to Free Union. Bear left on Millington road for 1/3 of a
mile, then bear right on Wesley Chapel road, and follow the signs 3 miles to
Click here for a map and directions. Early June to early July. Payment:
Cash, Check. We often sell out early in the day. Therefore, if you want to
find a good selection of berries, please arrive as early as possible.
Carter Mountain Orchard - apples, nectarines, peaches, gift shop,
snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties,
weddings and wedding parties, school tours
1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22901. Phone: 434-977-1833.
Alternate Phone: 434-977-0619. Fax: 434-979-0341. Email:
[email protected]. Open: See our website for current hours.
click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates:
click here for picking updates. Directions:
click here for a map and directions. Peaches approx June 20th through
August 20 Thursday, Apples approx August 10th through November 15th; Apple
Harvest Festival 1st and 2nd weekends of October. Payment: Cash, Check,
Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and
Charlottesville. Located next to Monticello and Michie Tavern. Bakery
featuring apple cider donuts, pies, cookies, ice cream, and Mountain Grille
features concessions on weekends. Apple Cider, Apple Butter, pumpkins,
gourds. Country Store has local crafts, gourmet food items, jams and
jellies, and more. Hay rides every weekend in September and October, weather
permitting. Senior Citizen discounts every Tuesday. Apple Harvest Festival
first 2 weekends each October - live music, crafts, food. (UPDATED: May
17, 2017, JBS)
Comments from a visitor on October 03, 2012: "A visit to this
farm on 9-30-12 was a only a 2/5 experience. First, the farm was very
crowded. We were instructed to stay in the designated areas to pick apples,
but the trees in the designated areas were picked clean of decent apples. I
let the kids pick a few fairly green apples for fun and $1.19/pound. The
nicer pre-picked apples are $1.39/pound. The cider donuts were meh and $1
each. When I was asked at the checkout how my experience was I was told that
I must be mistaken ... Um, really? I thought they would notice that no one
was buying more then a few apples at a time. No water fountain, but water
can be purchased. Overall, it felt very commercial, not like the family fun
experience we were expecting. Oh and just as a warning, in case you have a
child afraid of heights or an inexperienced driver, this farm is WAY up a
mountain. The road is partially paved, but there are no guardrails and a
significant, unforgiving drop if you make a mistake. The good things were
the views are gorgeous and lots of port-a-potties. Thanks, Blake! This
website is terrific! "
Chiles Peach Orchard and Farm Market - apples, cherries, peaches,
pumpkins, strawberries, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms,
picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
1351 Greenwood Road, Crozet, VA 22932. Phone: 434-823-1583. Alternate Phone:
434-977-0619. Fax: 434-823-1593. Email:
[email protected]. Open: See our website for current hours.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries May 10 to June 20,
Sweet Cherries June 10 to July 15, Peaches June 15 to September 1, Apples
September 25 to November 15, Pumpkins September 25 to November 1. Payment:
Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Newly expanded farm market with fresh
picked fruit, local vegetables, ciders, jams and jellies, local crafts, and
gifts. Ice Cream Parlor serves up frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream,
sundaes, shakes, and baked goodies. Fudge kitchen features fresh fudge in
lots of flavors! Homemade Peach Ice Cream Days, 1st weekend in August each
year. (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
Comments from a visitor on September 04,
2012: "We visited Chiles in the Fall of 2011 to pick apples and our own
pumpkins! What a fabulous experience. We arrived on a Saturday morning,
there was a nice flow of folks but not too overwhelmingly populated. They
had a shop full of goodies (fresh cider, honey, handmade baskets etc), as
well as ice cream! Yum! The peach flavor was delicious! The apples were
ABUNDANT, the pumpkins were as well. The setting was so serene, the fields
nestled in the mountains with views from every angle. Breathtaking. We had a
fantastic day and look forward to another trip this Fall. "
Henley's Orchard - Peaches and Apples, concession stand (drinks,
snacks and/or food)
2192 Holly Hill Farm, Crozet, VA 22932. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: May thru November - 9am to 5pm, Monday to
Saturday; 1pm to 5pm, Sunday.
Directions: See our website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check,
Visa/MasterCard . Low-spray peaches and apples. Wholesale and retail.
Homemade ice creams, peach preserves and apple butter. Throughout the
season, you will enjoy 28 varieties of peaches, 3 different types of
nectarines, and 38 varieties of apples. Peaches start coming in mid-June and
are freshly picked throughout August. You will also find familiar old
varieties of Virginia apples, including Red and Golden Delicious, Winesap,
and the antique Albemarle Pippin that Thomas Jefferson shared with the Queen
of England. We have the recently popular Honey Crisp and Cameo apples and
some of Henley's Orchard select apples such as Henley Gold and our Golden
Fuji. Henley's Orchard has what you're looking for. We're known for the best
fresh, low-spray fruit in Central Virginia. Click
here for our Facebook page. We have 4 varieties of Nectarines that are
available during peach season (June thru August).
Early Glo, Garnet Beauty, Glo Haven, Topaz; July: White Giant, Sugar Giant,
Loring, Early Jones, White Lady, John Boy, John Boy II, Klondike, Sun Haven,
Sun Hi; August: Bisco, Encore.
Late June - Early July: June
Mid-July: Summer Rambo
Late July: Ginger Gold
Early August: Gala
Early September: Golden
Delicious, Red Delicious, Honey Crisp, Smokehouse, Empire, Northern Spy,
JonaGold, Jonathan, Prima, Grimes Golden
Late September: Cameo, Fuji,
Mutzu, Virginia Gold
Early October: York, Rome, Winesap, Henley Gold
Mid-October: , Black Twig.
(UPDATED: May 26, 2017, JBS)
Comments from a visitor on May 23, 2012:
Spring Valley Orchard - Cherries
3526 Spring Valley Road,
Afton, VA. Phone: 434-960-9443. Email: [email protected]. Open: The cherry season is very brief; it
generally runs from early June through mid-July, but in 2009 it ended in
June - Mother Nature determines the actual dates each year - always check
their website before you come! Located in western Albemarle County, near
Batesville and Afton, the orchard is open for about 6 weeks each summer with
beautiful Pick Your Own Sweet Cherries. Payment: cash, credit cards, debit
cards. (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
Morris Orchard -
pumpkins, pick your own apples, apple cider, and Christmas Trees
Tobacco Row Lane, Monroe, VA 24574. Phone: 434-929-2401; Fax:
a href="mailto:[email protected]?subject=Inquiry from a visitor to www.PickYourOwn.org/VAalbe.htm">
[email protected]. Open: Fall season (after mid-September) -- 9 am
to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday; 1-5 pm Sunday. Directions: From Lynchburg,
Route 29 north to Monroe. Left on South Five Forks Road (Route 671) almost 1
mile. Left on High Peak Road (Route 636) for 3.5 miles. Left on Ambrose
Rucker Road (Route 653) one half mile. Right on Tobacco Road Lane to end --
one quarter mile. Relaxed country atmosphere, farm animals for the kids to
watch, hay decorations in the fall. Select-your-own apples from mid-summer
until Christmas. Pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall. Cut-your-own Christmas
trees (limited). Call for season availability. We will be pressing our Fresh
Apple Cider every week during the season. We will be making our famous Apple
Doughnuts every weekend in October. We will have a great selection of apples
available in the store through Christmas. Our varieties: Fuji, Golden
Delicious, Red Delicious, Rome, Granny Smith, Razor Russet, York, Empire,
Winesap, Stayman, Braeburn, Jonagold, Arkansas Black, Albemarle Pippin.
(UPDATED: May 26, 2017, JBS)
A visitor writes on
September 19, 2010: "Had a very nice visit today. Highlights include
apple cider slushies (delicious!) and feeding the goats and donkey.
Donations for feed go to the local humane society, so it is fun AND a worthy
cause. Only two varieties of apples were available to pick your own, but
there were LOTS of apples. We took picnic blankets and had a lovely picnic.
There is a hay bale maze. Home make doughnuts are available in October
during pumpkin picking season.
- C and S Farm - strawberries
2082 Oakleigh Ave,
Appomattox, VA 24522. Phone: 434 352-5971. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Sorry but we will not be having berries this year
(2017) Look forward to seeing you with our other crops.; May, Monday - Friday, 7:00am-7:00 pm. Saturday
7:00am-4:00pm. We raise strawberries that you can pick in May. In September
and October, we grow our own mums and pumpkins. (UPDATED: May 26,
2017, JBS) (ADDED: March 10,
2013, from VG)
- Kinder Berry Farm - CLOSED in 2008
Appomattox, VA 24522.
- Gruntngobble Farm - UPDATE:
September 30, 2016: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
11366 Hundley Branch Road, Scottsville, VA 24590.
Lynchburg (City of)
Graves Mountain Farm - apples, hayrides, Fall Festival
141 Apple Tree Lane Rt.
670, Syria, VA 22743. Phone: 540-923-4231. Email:
[email protected].. Open: Our pick your own apple orchard
opens the third Saturday in September and closes the 3rd Sunday of
October. Open on weekends 9 am to 4 pm Pick your
own Apples, .
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking
Click here for picking updates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Apple Harvest Festival 1st,
2nd, and 3rd weekends in October; Free admission, free parking,
bluegrass music, cloggers, food, hay rides, pony rides, hay maze, hay
mountain, apples, pumpkins, craft vendors and more. Payment: Cash,
Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
Click here for our Facebook page. Pick your own Apples,
weekends only September 16 - October 22.Graves Mountain Farm is an
educational farm. We have goats, sheep, cows, pigs, chickens,
peacocks, ducks, horses and more. Graves Mountain Farm has tours for
school groups in April, May, September, and October. Apple Varieties
available for picking – (Varieties ripen at different times, some are
not available in September) Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Stayman,
York, Winesap, Mutsu, Fuji, Rome, Granny Smith, and Empire.Our orchards are open for
apple picking or you may select your own from the apple bins at the
picnic pavilion. On your way to the orchard, stop by an visit the farm
and the animals. Enjoy a tractor pulled hayride through the orchards.
Available Friday and Saturday evenings after dinner, weather
permitting. Bring a blanket for colder nights and enjoy roasting
marshmallows after the ride. Truly a fun time for everyone!
Reservations required - $5.00 per person (15 person minimum). Please
visit the front desk by 7:00 PM for tickets to ride. Payment: Cash,
Check, Visa/MasterCard. (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
- Kipps Grapes - grapes,
Blue Ridge Turnpike, Rochelle, VA 22738. Phone: (540) 948-4171. Email:
[email protected]. Open: when fruit ripens (varies due to
weather each year), but usually August through the middle of
September; Monday through Saturday, from 8am to 6pm. Directions: on
Route 231, midway between Pratts and Rochelle (2.5 miles form each).
GPS locates us well, but Google maps does not. Payment: Cash, Check.
Kipps Grapes is a small family owned and operated pick-your-own fruit
business. Grapes are our biggest crop, but we also have a few apples
and peaches. In 2013, we began selling jams, jellies and sauces made
from our fruit, so if you don't like to make your own, you can buy
ours. Come pick while enjoying calming eye-fulls of surrounding
pastures, croplands and the Blue Ridge mountains. Kipps Grapes is a
comfortable day trip from Northern Virginia, Richmond and
- Sunrise Gardens -
Uses natural growing practices, blackberries,
blueberries, raspberries (Autumn, black), tomatoes,
Branch Road, Brightwood, VA 22715. Phone: (540) 407-1424. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday, daylight hours;
Blueberry season typically mid May to third week June; Blackberry
season typically mid June through July; Tomatoes July through
September. Directions: Near the intersection of Spring Branch and
Click here for a map and directions. We use natural
practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash,
Check. At times may be the honor system. We strive to grow healthy
produce to help you eat healthier. (UPDATED: February 16, 2018)
A visitor writes on
July 14, 2014: "We visited Sunrise Garden in Madison VA on
7/12/2014 and were very pleased by the blueberries (some were the size
of quarters or larger). Very neat, well maintained farm. Saturday was
honor system/self serve. We had no problems picking 4 quarts of great
blueberries. Price on this date was $5.50 per pound. Blackberries were
just coming into season- they were HUGE (thumb size) and delicious!!
We would definitely go again. One note re directions: if you use a
GPS, it will tell you to turn on Sunrise Lane- we missed the turn and
stumbled on the patch- it is actually just beyond (East) this lane on
the main road and has a large sign to grab your attention."
Critzer Family Farm - pick your own strawberries and peaches
9388 Critzer Shop Road, Route 151, Afton, VA. Phone: 540-456-4772.
Email: [email protected].
Open: May through October from 8am to ?. Directions: 250 west 16 miles to
foot of Afton Mountain. Left on Route 151, 1 mile on right. From Waynesboro,
250 east, 7 miles to foot of Afton Mountain. Right on Route 151, 1 mile on
right. From Wintergreen, 10 miles north on 151. Also pre-picked berries and
Click here for
their Facebook page (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
Comments from a visitor on May 12, 2009: "Strawberries are $1.50 per pound
including their container. You can bring your own containers, but they need
to be weighed beforehand. Cash or Check only. Very neat and clean farm"
Comments from a visitor on August 18, 2008: "Loved it!"
Bros. Orchard - apples, nectarines, peaches, pumpkins, U-pick and already picked, farm market, restrooms, picnic area
Road, Roseland, VA 22967. Phone: 434-277-5516. Email:
[email protected], net. Open: see website. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. From Richmond, take I-64 west to Charlottesville. Take Route 29
south past Lovingston to Colleen, turn right on Route 56 west. Go 2 miles;
turn right on Route 655 towards Roseland. Go 4 miles; turn left on 151 and
cross Tye River and turn immediately right on 56 west (Crabtree Falls Hwy.).
Go 2 miles; take left on Dickie Road and follow signs 3 miles up on left. From
Lynchburg, take Route 29 north, turn left on Route 56 west and follow signs.
Open: 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, November 1-August 31; 8 am to 5 pm,
Monday-Sunday, September 1-October 31. A Virginia Century Farm. Dickie Bros.
Orchard is one of Virginia's oldest farms continuously owned by the same
family. Orchard is located at the foot of Little de Priest Mountain near
National Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway, Crabtree Falls and Wintergreen Resort.
Pick-Your-Own Fuji Apples at Dickie Bros. Orchard! We've set out the picnic
tables and can't wait to see everyone.
Picked Apple varieties: Paulared, Gala, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Liberty, Red and
Golden Delicious, Empire, Jonagold, Winesap, Stayman, Rome, Granny Smith,
Fuji, Pink Lady. Pick-your-own offered for most varieties, especially Fuji,. Apple butter and fresh cider also available.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED:
May 17, 2017, JBS)
Comments from a visitor on October 14, 2009: "I have
been to this place 3 times already this season. The brothers that run the
place are wonderful and were also really helpful when my handicapped father
went there also. The apples are great and you cannot beat the price,
50¢/lb. Why go to the tourist farm near Michie Tavern and pay more than
twice that for apples. Going back tomorrow for the Fuji and then later in
the season for the Pink Ladies."
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery - blackberries, gift shop, snacks
and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
2800 Berry Hill Road, Nellysford, VA 22938. Phone: 434-361-1266. Fax:
434-361-1266. Email: [email protected].
Open: Wednesday to Saturday 11am to 5pm Sunday 1pm to 5pm Extended hours in
blackberry season. Directions: Convenient to Charlottesville,
Staunton, and Lynchburg; see website for detailed directions and map And for
a map to our farm,
Click here. Crops are usually available in July, August. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Vineyard and Winery; Free Wine
Tastings Indoor and Outdoor Meeting Facility Specialty Events & Weddings.
PICK YOUR OWN BLACKBERRIES in July and early August we extend our hours to
9am to 5pm daily for blackberry season. Bring the kids and come fill up as
many quarts as you can carry! Perfect berries for eating, baking, and
preserving. U-Pick only. We provide the quart containers. In 2016,
Blackberries were just $4.75 per level quart. Our blackberries have no
thorns, no weeds and no sprays. (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS) (UPDATED: June 12, 2009. from their website)
Seamans' Orchard - apples,
cherries, blueberries, strawberries, pumpkins, U-pick and already
415 Dark Hollow Rd, Roseland, VA 22967. Phone: 434-277-8130.
Alternate Phone: 434-277-5824. Fax: 434-277-8128. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Strawberries: Open May to June; Monday -
Friday 8am to 7pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm; Apples: Open
third weekend in September; Saturday 9am to 4pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm.
Directions: From Amherst: 29N to 56W, go one mile, turn right onto Roseland
Road. Watch for signs. From Lovingston: 29S to 56W, go one mile, turn right
onto Roseland Road. Watch for signs. Strawberries: Pick-your-Own or
Prepicked May to June; Apples: Pick-your-Own Only third weekend in
September. Payment: Cash, Check.
Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
Comments from a visitor on June 08, 2009: "You have this farm listed as apples only -
they also do pick your own strawberries. We were just there a couple of
weeks ago, so I know they are still doing it. We go there every year - our
favorite for strawberries."
Silver Creek Orchards - apples
- PYO during 2 weekends only - see below
5529 Crabtree Falls Hwy, Tyro, VA. Phone: 434-277-5824.
[email protected]. Open: Pick Your Own Apples -Rain or Shine, September 9 &
10, 2017 and October 14 & 15, 2017 Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm to 5
p.m. Directions: Alongside Route 56, Tyro. The packing shed offers Empire,
Gala, Jonathan, Red and Golden Delicious, York, Winesap, Red Rome, Stayman,
Pippin, Jonagold and Lady apples. Also apple butter, cider, baskets, honey,
jellies, pumpkins and gifts. Pick your own Red and Golden Delicious apples. Half bushel bags provided.
Located in a beautiful mountain orchard.; - Red and Golden
Delicious and Jonagold are available to pick. Rome,
Granny Smith, York, Fuji, and Stayman are available to pick. 1/2 bushel & bushel containers are provided.
(UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
Gold Hill Blueberry Farm - No pesticides are used, blueberries, U-pick and already picked
112290 Daffodil Lane, Unionville, VA 22567. Phone: 540-222-7374. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
Friday & Saturday 7 am to 7:30 pm; Call ahead. Directions: Blueberries: July and
August; Pre-picked Red Raspberries: June to November; Spanish meat goats;
Warm-season hay, round bales. We do not use pesticides on the crops.
Payment: Cash, Check. Grown free of any chemicals & herbicides 2016
Pick Your Own Price: $3.40 per lb.
Click here for their Facebook page (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
Inn on Poplar Hill -
Uses natural growing practices, blackberries, flowers, Other fruit or
veg, Christmas wreaths and boughs, gift shop
2278 Caroline Street, Orange, VA 22960. Phone: 540-672-6840. Email:
Directions: Route 15 South, Just 50 feet south of the intersection of
Route 15 & RT20 in the Historic Town of Orange, Virginia And for a map to our
Click here for picking updates. Crops are usually available in June,
July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: By
appointment please call 540-672-6840, for crop availability. As
availability varies please call us to find out what is in bloom. Wild "thorned"
Blackberries & Wildflowers; Sweet Pea, Black eyed susan, daisy,
butterfly bush, Queen Anne's Lace, Poppies, Yuka, to name just a few.
Available for harvest June 1 to September 30 Cut boxwoods available for
holiday December oration, November to December. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
Comments from a visitor on May 26, 2010: "The Inn on Poplar Hill is just starting to
get blackberries. They should open up in a week or two. Reminder - they're
wild on the vine, so dress in long sleeves and pants!"
Hoosier Nut Tree Farm - Black Walnut, Christmas trees-you
choose and you cut,
99091 Zachary Taylor Highway, Unionville, VA 22567.
Phone: (540) 854-6329. Open: Does anyone have current information, are they still
offering pick your own or are even open? If
please write me, last reported hours were Daily 8am-Sunset, December 1st to December
24th. Hoosier Nut Tree Farm is a Christmas tree farm, which also serves as a
Black Walnut farm and grows gladiolas and dahlias. Tree varieties include
cedars, Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Canaan Fir and White Pine. They
vary in height with some measuring approximately 30-feet tall.
UU-Choose and Cut your own: cedars, Colorado Blue Spruce,
Norway Spruce, Canaan Fir and White Pin
Liberty Mills Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, corn (sweet), cucumbers,
herbs/spices, peas, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries
(black), winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Honey from hives on the
farm, picnic area (bring your own food), school tours, group reservations
9166 Liberty Mills Road, Somerset, VA 22972. Phone: 434-882-6293. Alternate
Phone: 434-882-MAZE. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Visit our website for PYO hours, which
vary by crop.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates:
Click here for picking updates. Directions: From Charlottesville, VA
Take Route 29 north to Ruckersville, then take a right onto Route 33 east.
At Barboursville, take a left onto Route 20 north toward Orange. At the
Somerset Store, take a left onto 231. Turn right onto Liberty Mills Road,
641. Liberty Mills Farm will be on your right.
Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: May to June; Contact
for hours and days. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Check
our website and Facebook pages often for specials, events, coupons and
more!. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page.. No pets, smoking or alcohol allowed on
the farm at any time. (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
The Market at Grelen -
Uses integrated pest management practices, blackberries, blueberries,
raspberries (red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (black), gift shop,
concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties,
weddings and wedding parties, school tours
15111 Yager Road, Somerset, VA
22972. Phone: 540-672-7268. Alternate Phone: 540-672-5462. Email:
[email protected]. Open: June thru September,
Tuesday thru Sunday, 9am to 4pm.
Be sure to see their page for updates and changes.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates:
Click here for picking updates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management
practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page.
Pick-Your-Own options vary by season. Starting with blueberries, the berry
picking starts late May/early June and typically goes thru September.
Peaches ripen in early June & Apples are in the Fall (Sept-Nov). To stay
up-to-date on what is ripe for picking, please join our email list to
receive our e-newsletters. You can also follow us on Facebook. The Market at Grelen is a year-round
destination farm market and garden shop on a 600-acre tree nursery in
Somerset, VA (Grelen Nursery, Inc). In addition to produce, honey, flowers,
plants, shrubs, we carry high-quality gardening gifts and supplies. Grelen
Nursery offers superior landscaping, hardscaping, planting, and maintenance
services. For more information, please email us. Available also are
herbs, flowering perennials and a variety of trees and shrubs. Pre-picked
produce includes Freestone Peaches, Apples, Asian Pears, Log Grown Shiitake
and Oyster Mushrooms, and a variety of Seasonal Vegetables. We will be
hosting berry picking field trips this summer for preschools, private and
public schools, home schools, and other organizations. For more info on
group outings, please email us. (UPDATED: May 17, 2017, JBS)
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