Allen Creek Farm 1936 Emblys Gap Rd Roseland, VA 22967 434-277-9216
Produce grass-fed, naturally raised lamb for the freezer, specializing in milk-fed baby lamb from dairy ewes.We welcome visitors — please call first. Home deliveries — please contact us for details.By appointment: Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Appalachia Star Farm 163 Shaeffers Hollow Lane in Roseland 434-277-9304
Seasonal Produce, Berries, Eggs, Culinary Herbs, Cut Flowers -Sells at farmers markets, including Charlottesville City Market, Lexington Farmer’s Market, Nelson County Farmer’s Market. On-Farm sales on Tuesdays and Fridays 1PM to5PM, other times by arrangement.www.appalachiastar.com
The Apple Shed Get fresh, local apples and pumpkins. Fuji, old-fashioned Winesap, Stamens and many others. Also apple, pear and plum butters. Check out our old cidermill from 1852. Open Sunday-Saturday 9 am – 6 pm 14815 Thomas Nelson Highway, on Hwy 29, one mile south of Route 6 West 434-263-8843
Bethlehem Farms Alpine dairy goats, eggs, Jacob/Icelandic sheep for meat and wool. Fleeces and wool products. 1566 High Peak Lane, Shipman. Open by appointment. 434-263-4343.
Critzer Family Farm Open May through October, 9388 Critzer Shop Road, Route 151, Afton 540-456-4772. Berry hot line 540-456-4772 pick your own. Opens 8 am also pre-picked berries and other vegetables
Davis Creek Farm 4670 Davis Creek Lane, 4 miles north of Lovingston off Highway 29. Producers of natural grass fed beef and chicken. Selling beef cuts (vacuum-sealed and USDA inspected) and eggs Farm shop hours are 9 am – 12 noon Saturdays, or by appointment. 434-263-5974
Davis Creek Tree Farm Christmas Trees U-choose and Cut varieties: White Fir, Concolor Fir, Eastern White Pine, Fraser Fir, Norway Spruce, White Pine. Open every day except Monday after Thanksgiving Day through weekend before Christmas Day; 10 am to 4 pm.
4143 Davis Creek Lane, Lovingston, VA. 434-263-8762.
Dickie Brothers Orchard One of Virginia’s Century Farms. Apple varieties include: Gala, Paulared, McIntosh, Red and Golden Delicious, Empire, Winesap, Stayman, Rome, Granny Smith and Fuji. Pick-your-own apple every day and pumpkins October 6-27. Other products include cider, apple butter and pumpkins. September and October: Open Mon- Sat. 8AM to 5PM. Sunday 10AM to 5PM . November – August Monday through Friday 8 am – 5 pm or call ahead for weekend appointments. 2552 Dickie Road,Route 666, off 56 West, Massies Mill 434-277-5516
Double H Farm Family owned farm. Vegetables, free range brown eggs and pork products. Open by appointment. 1401 Hunting Lodge Road, Wingina 434-263-8704
Drumheller’s Orchard Apple packing shed showcases Red and Golden Delicious, Stayman, Winesap, Rome, York and Granny Smith and Albermarle Pippin varieties. Find pumpkins, cider, apple butter and honey too. Special events and festivals in the fall. Open during fall apple season Monday through Saturday 9AM to 5PM. Open Sunday 12Noon to 5PM. Closed Thanksgiving Day and all the Sundays that follow. Bus tours and school groups welcome – advance notice is appreciated. 1130 Drumheller Orchard Lane, Route 741 (off Hwy. 29) south of Lovingston 434-263-5036
Edible Landscaping Located high in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, find plants and trees that produce edible food – berries, nuts, fruits, herbs; items distributed worldwide. Off Route 151, 361 Spirit Ridge Lane, Afton. 434-361-9134 www.ediblelandscaping.com
Finest Kind Farm79 S. Powells Island Rd. Tye River, VA 22922 434-263-6716
Herd Shares with jersey milk cows, eggs, broilers, pigslets, pork. Sells on site by appointment.
Fitzgerald’s Orchard Red and Golden Delicious, Gala, Rome, Stayman, Granny Smith, Fuji and Pink Lady’s apples. Open Monday – Saturday 8AM to 4:30PM (closed for lunch noon to 1pm every day). Closed Sunday. 728 Harper’s Creek Lane, Tyro, Route 682, off Route 56 434-277-8248
Fox Hill Farm Choose and cut Fir and Pine Christmas Trees. Loading assistance including materials. Open Saturday & Sundays after Thanksgiving Day through weekend before Christmas 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.
6326 Cub Creek Road, Roseland (in Beech Grove area) 540-942-1356
Goodwin’s Creek Farm We are growing fruits and vegetables with hard work and care using organic methods, then delivering it fresh to local markets and restaurants. You can find our products at AM Fog in Afton, Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton and Basic Necessities in Nellysford. 151 Goodwin’s Creek Trail, Afton
Heaven and Earth Acres Located just south of Nellysford, the orchard produces over twenty types of old variety apples along with peaches, pears, plums, cherries, and nectarines. The gardens produce an assortment of fresh vegetables, berries, eating grapes, herbs and lavender. We sell at the Nelson Farmers Market on Saturday mornings May through October. Visitors are welcome to stop by the farm, but please call ahead. 450 Phillips Lane, Nellysford, 434-361-1824
Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery Sells on-site year around Wed. – Sat 11 am- 5 pm. Hours extended for blackberry season 2800 Berry Hill Road in Nellysford 434-361-1266
Hungry Hill Farm Supplies local honey to farmer’s markets and businesses 89 Williamstown Rd. in Shipman 434-263-5336
Inglewood Lavender Come see our beautiful lavender fields and stunning mountain views! Seasonal fresh cut lavender and lavender products available year-round. Picnic tables available! Free Admission. Open May-December, Sat/Sun 10am to 5pm or by appointment.4638 Variety Mills Road, Arrington, VA 22922. 434-263-4558 www.inglewoodlavender.com
Kris Kringle’s Tree Farm Christmas tree varieties: Pre-cut: Fraser Fir. U-Choose and Cut your own: Scotch Pine, Norway Spruce. Canaan Fir, Blue Spruce. Cutting assistance if needed, saws and twine provided, netting available. Living balled and burlapped: White Pine, Blue Spruce and Norway Spruce. Live trees dug while you wait on 1st and 2nd weekends in December. Deluxe wreaths available.
Opening Sunday November 27,2011 for the season. Open 9am – 5 pm Saturday and 1pm – 5 pm Sundays
357 Stringfellow Lane, Arrington, VA, 434-277-5455
Lucky Moon Farm Piney River 434-277-8393 Winter greens, vegetables, herbs, raspberries, blueberries. Sells at farmers markets and to local restaurants.
Misty Mountain Alpacas
We breed and raise Suri alpacas and concentrate on infusing the Accoyo genetics in our breeding farm. Whether you are interested in purchasing alpacas or want to learn more about this wonderful animal, we welcome you to visit our farm; we love to talk “alpaca”. Please contact us to schedule a visit! 540-456-6777. www.mmasalpacas.com 3450 Ennis Mountain Road, Afton,Va, 22920
Mountain Cove Orchards October 17 – November 23. Pick Your Own Fuji Apples at Mountain Cove Orchard. The longer Fuji apples hang on the tree the sweeter they get and by mid-October forward they are fantastic. The orchard is easily accessed and has small trees for easy picking. Open Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm and weekdays by appointment only. Enjoy the beautiful mountain views and fall foliage in Nelson County. 108 Banton Orchard Lane Lovingston, VA 434- 981-1135
Mountain Man Collection Homemade jams including sugar free, with gourmet jams as well as old favorites. Jams include white peach, yellow peach, bing cherry, plum, pear, strawberry, blueberry, dutch apple pie, banana nut, strawberry rhubarb, hot pepper, mango raspberry and many more. Ask about jam requests. Dried organic mushrooms: morels, shitake, winecaps, oyster, and chicken of the wood. Private mushroom hunts and seasonal wild berry picking available with prior arrangements. 540-377-5129.
The Nelke Farm 2776 Freshwater Cove Lane in Lovingston 434-987-5376
Seasonal produce, including Asian greens, eggplant, heirloom tomatoes, melons. Sells on-site by appointment and at farmers markets, including Charlottesville City Market, Nelson Farmers Market and local restaurants.
Nelson Farmer’s Market May through October – Saturdays 8:00 am -12 pm 3079 Rockfish Valley Hwy. in Nellysford 434-244-2399
Piney River Organics Local organic brown eggs and natural beef and pork. Farm Store open year round Monday through Friday 9AM to 5PM and by appointment. 596 Martin Lane, Piney River 434-277-8497.
Ralph’s Christmas Tree Farm 809 Bradley Lane
Vesuvius, VA 24483
Choose and cut Virginia’s finest Christmas tree varieties: Fraser, Douglas, Concolor and Canaan Fir (3 to 15 feet). Saws and twine furnished. Vexar tree wrapping available. Also available wreaths, garland and tree stands.
Farm located approximately 2 miles west of Montebello, near intersection of Route 56 and Blue Ridge Parkway, in Nelson County. Open Friday Noon to 5PM and Saturday and Sunday 9AM to 5PM following Thanksgiving. (540) 854-7947
Rockfish Valley Community Market First Saturdays February, March, April (9:00 am – 12 pm) 190 Rockfish School Lane in Nellysford 434-361-0100.
Rockfish Valley Community Center Christmas Trees Pre cut fresh fraser fir Christmas trees. Tree lot open Saturdays 9AM to 1PM November 26 through December 17, 2011. To pre-order email: email@example.com. Tuesday through Friday at the Treasure Chest starting November 29 10AM to 3PM fraser fir wreaths with bow. 190 Rockfish School Lane in Nellysford 434-361-0100.
Rodgers Farm 4500 Stagebridge Road Shipman, VA 22971434-987-4531
All natural grass-fed beef and pastured pork. Sells on-site and open by appointment only.
Saunders Brothers Orchard Sweet, delicious tree-ripened peaches are available June 20 – September. Yellow-fleshed peach varieties include Sentry, Redhaven, Loring, Salem, Blake and Laurol. White-fleshed peach varieties include White Lady, Sugar Giant and Snow Giant. Fresh-picked apples include Gala, Golden and Red Delicious, Fuji, Braeburn and Pink Lady. Apples are available starting early August through November. Try our yummy peach & scuppernong ciders, peach salsa, fruit butters and jams and much more. Tour our Antique Farm Equipment Museum. Retail store is open Monday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm. Closed Sunday. 2717 Tye Brook Highway, Piney River, Route 56 (off Highway 29) 434-277-5455
Seamans’ Orchard Pick-your-own or pre-picked strawberries upon request beginning May 1. Call for hours and availability. Pick- your-own apples in the fall. 415 Dark Hollow Road, Roseland, VA 22967 434-277-8130
Silver Creek and Seamans’ Orchards, Inc. The packing shed offers Empire, Gala, Jonathan, Red and Golden Delicious, York, Winesap, Red Rome, Stayman, Pippin, Jonagold and Pink Lady apples. Also apple butter, cider, baskets, honey, jellies, pumpkins and gifts. Open Daily September 8th to November 4th, 2012.Weekdays: Monday – Saturday 10AM – 4:30 PM. Weekends: Sunday 1PM – 5PM. After November 4th, 2012 Weekdays Only: Monday – Friday 10AM- 4:30PM. ** It is best to call before you come after Thanksgiving. Check theNelson County calendar of events for information on festivals and “Pick your Own” days. 5529 Crabtree Falls Hwy in Tyro, Alongside Route 56. 434-277-5824
Skylark Christmas Tree Farm Property address:24981 Blue Ridge Parkway, Vesuvius, VA, 24483. Mailing address: 600 Peter Jefferson Pkwy., Suite 370, Charlottesville, VA, 22911. Skylark has been providing Christmas trees for more than 20 years. We invite families and groups alike to come out together to select and cut one of our 15,000 Fraser Fir trees. Open the day after Thanksgiving and 9AM to 4PM all weekends. Weekdays are open on Thursday and Friday 10AM to 4PM. Sunday December 18, 2011 is the final day for any sale. 434-242-1395 www.skylarkva.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunflower Meadow Farm Seasonal fresh local vegetables. Chemical free. 9AM to 6PM Monday through Saturday. 673 Cold Storage Lane, Arrington, Va,22922. 434-263-7614.
The Porkshare by The Rock Barn.
The Porkshare is a program designed to challenge convention’s of America’s meat industry. By replacing retailers with culinary professionals passionate about their work, we are able to offer both a hand-made craft product and field-to-fork relationship with local farms. Each prix-fixe porkshare includes an ever-changing assortment of fresh pork, sausages and smoked meats. To find out more about The Rock Barn or to get your own porkshare: E mail: email@example.com or Visit online at www.therockbarn.com or call 434-263-4222.
Twin Springs Farm 1200 Findlay Mountain Road in Shipman 434-263-6868
www.twinspringsfarmva.com Seasonal Produce, Strawberries, Blueberries, U-Pick Blueberries (June-July) Upick on-site and sells at farmers markets, including Lexington and Nelson Farmers Markets
Tye River Farm 604 Thomas Nelson Highway in Arrington 434-263-6422
Garden supply center featuring garden ornaments and supplies, pet supplies and nursery plants
Virginia Vinegar Works Handcrafted wine and malt vinegars. Sells at Nelson and Goochland farmer’s markets. 1234 Mayo Creek Lane Wingina 434-953-6232