Dickie Brothers Orchard
The "Apple Cider Express" at Dickie Brothers Orchard.
Join us for fresh apple cider, an apple turnover, fresh roasted Virginia chestnuts and some memorable family and friends conversations.
Dickie Bros. Orchard is always filled with
fresh fruit, friendly smiles and friends gathering at the farm
to enjoy the tastes of harvest.
What have we been up to?
2022 will be another busy year at Dickie Bros. Orchard
A Growing Tradition
Last year, we added cold storage at our 151 Farm Market in Afton which allows us to store more inventory. We also planted blueberries in our PYO area in Afton.
We removed some older trees from the orchard and planted another 800 dwarf apples and peach trees, These new plantings will continue our tradition of providing a diverse mixture of pre-picked and pick-your-own fruit here at Dickie Bros. Orchard.
Our store at the farm was open with lots of fresh fruit from our orchard as well as some local artists' unique designs and creations... pottery, paintings and crafts.
We are continuing to bring our products to multiple farmers markets.
Look for us in Lexington on Wednesdays and in Staunton on Saturdays.
Black Raspberries - the second week in July.
Blackberries - the 1st week of July with Peaches following in the second week of July.
Nectarines - the 1st week of August and Damson Plums in late August.
Sweet potatoes - late September and Pumpkin picking begins in early October.
We have sweet plums and Bartlett Pears early in the year.
Fuji and Pink Lady apple are the last apple varieties to ripen each season. We have Pick-Your-Own
Fuji apples in Oct and Pick-Your-Own Pink Lady apples the first weekend in November.
All PYO apples are at the orchard in Roseland.
Remember to follow our Harvest Calendar for apple ripening times.
Fresh apple cider is available each season at Dickie Brothers Apple Cider Express beginning
mid-September. Apple butter is available all season.
As always, we continue to maintain a high quality fruit pack and high standards of
Dickie Bros. Orchard is GAP certified. Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) Certification means we've passed a multitude of tests put forth by the USDA so our customers know we have great growing practices as well as safe handling practices and standards.
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