There’s nothing like a day out in the country, and Fluvanna County is the place for your perfect day away! From the freshest vegetables to pick-your-own fruits to unique farmland adventures, each agribusiness across the area has a little something for the whole family to enjoy- with some tasty souvenirs to bring home too!
Fruit Hill Orchard
Fruit Hill Orchard is family-owned and operated with a mission for everyone to know where their food comes from and enjoying time together outdoors. Regardless of the season, there is almost always something special going on at Fruit Hill Orchard. The fifth generation orchard offers pick your own delicious, locally grown produce from apples and peaches to pumpkins in the fall. You can even expect a visit from Santa as the season draws to an end and Christmas approaches.
Visitors are also able to shop pre-picked fruits from the farm building, as well as treat themselves to baked goods, such as bread and apple cider donuts, meat and dairy products, ice cream sandwiches and locally-made gifts, such as candles, lotions, and jewelry. Take your treats home or enjoy them in the meadow picnic area by the Love sign. There are even games throughout the orchard to make the day even more fun!
On top of providing delicious, healthy food, Fruit Hill Orchard’s staff is also ready to answer all of your questions about their products, and understands the importance of providing high quality foods for your family. Hungry for more knowledge? One of the most unique aspects of Fruit Hill Orchard is their apple museum! Previously used as an apple shed, the museum now features a special collection of antique apple and farming pieces.
To learn more about Fruit Hill Orchard, visit https://www.fruithillorchard.com/
Sacred Acres Farm
Take a walk on the wild side at Sacred Acres Farm with a unique, family friendly experience you won’t soon forget! Home to 17 friendly alpacas, visitors to the farm can meander through its 23 acres of woodland with a furry friend in tow, or enjoy hand-feeding these sweet, fuzzy creatures from the pasture. While interacting with the alpacas, visitors have the chance to learn more about the lovable and docile animals, as well as the importance of protecting their environment. Make a day of it and pack a lunch to enjoy in the farm’s peaceful picnic areas.
The alpacas are raised on the farm for their fiber, and visitors can shop for beautiful items made from their wool in the upper level of the barn, including sweaters, blankets, and yarn for making their own creations.
To learn more about Sacred Acres Farm, visit https://www.sacredacresfarm.com/