Updates from The Orchards!

kid picking peachesChiles Peach Orchard

Crozet VA
Mon – Sat 9am-6pm
Sundays 10am-5pm
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Peaches are in PEAK SEASON NOW!

The yellow freestones are ripe and ready, the white peaches, donut peaches, and nectarines are awesome, and they are getting in local veggies like- tomatoes, squash, cantalopes, and sweet peppers – so much summer goodness
Pick Your Own Peaches  – NOW, through late August
Pick Your Own Apples  – Mid-September through November
Pick your Own Pumpkins – late September through November

Other Great Fun at Chiles

Pancake Breakfasts
The second weekend of each month.   All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes with seasonal fruit toppings and syrups, with a side of sausage and OJ/milk/coffee.

Fall Into Fun Festival
September 28th and 29th.  A new tradition last year – celebrate the harvest season with games, apple butter making, music, food, apples, and more.


kid w applesCarter Mountain Orchard

Open Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm
Sundays 10am-5pm
Thursdays open til 8pm
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Pick you own News!

Pick Your Own Peaches -The peach picking supply has been very limited this year due to a lighter than normal crop.  Better peach picking is at Chiles Peach Orchard (see above).  Plenty of ready-picked peaches are available at Carter Mountain!
Pick Your Own Apples – NOW through November

Other Great Fun at Carter Mountain

Thursday Night Sunset Series
Every Thursday Night, through October 3rd.  A great way to spend a Thursday evening in Charlottesville.  Dinner at the Mountain Grill starts at 5:30, and the live music at 6.  The Apple Barn is open til 9PM for donuts, ice cream, fresh peaches and apples, cider, and shopping.  Stop in the Wine Shop for a glass of wine and relax on the deck to watch the sun go down.

Teacher Appreciation Week
August 19th-23rd.  Discounts for those in the education industry

Apple Harvest Celebration
Every weekend in October!  Everyone’s favorite event has been expanded to encompass the whole month of October!

Salute to Hometown Heroes
November 9th.  A day to honor and celebrate our fire, rescue, police, and military heroes!  See real military equipment, ask questions, and thank them for their service!

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