Pick Your Own Fruits and Vegetables in the Charlottesville Area
Many local farms and orchards near Charlottesville give folks the opportunity to come and pick your own fruit and vegetables. Many varieties of fresh produce are seasonally available. This page lists various farms and orchards in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Madison, Nelson, and Orange Counties.
Some Positive Thoughts About Picking Your Own Produce
Many of these Charlottesville area farms and orchards follow agricultural sustainability and organic practices. (They are also vendors at the local farmers’ markets.) All of these places are within an hour’s drive from the City of Charlottesville. If you are one who enjoys cooking, you will be pleased by having the freshest produce to use, picked by your own hands! To pick your own fruit and vegetables can be a great way to spend some time outdoors while it makes for a great family fun activity.
Farms and Orchards
Three very popular area orchards owned and operated by the Chiles Family:
Carter Mountain Orchard – peaches, nectarines, and apples
Chiles Peach Orchard – strawberries, peaches, apples, and pumpkins
Spring Valley Orchard – cherries
Middle Fork Farm – strawberries and grapes
Dickie Brothers Orchard – apples
Hill Top Berry Farm – blackberries
Seamans’ Orchard – apples, blueberries, cherries, pumpkins, and strawberries
Silver Creek and Seamans’ Orchard – apples
Click on the markers below to see what’s what and where.
If you are considering purchasing or selling a home in the Charlottesville area, please allow me the opportunity to help you put the pieces together. Virginia Gardner, Roy Wheeler Realty Co., (434) 981-0871 – Email Virginia