Aug
24
10:30 AM10:30

Apple Tree Grafting Demonstration

Jason Mattson, our staff Field and Orchard Horticulturalist, will be demonstrating how to graft new apple trees using a technique called budding. Jason has 20 years grafting experience, and a passion for the science behind the method. Event from 10:30-11:30. Following the demonstration. Live music by Joe Knott 11-3.

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Sep
7
9:30 AM09:30

11th Annual Baking Contest

Pull out your apron and show off your baking skills. Using produce grown by Saunders Brothers wow us with your homemade creations in one of these 6 categories: Apple Dessert, Apple Pie, Peach Dessert, Peach Pie, Savory, and Healthy Snack. Please note that the Healthy Snack category is for children 12 and under. Prizes are awarded for 1st and 2nd place for each category. First place prize is a $100 gift card toward the purchase of anything at our Farm Market. 2nd place is $50 gift card toward the purchase of anything at our Farm Market. First place winner of the Healthy Snack category receives a t-shirt and 5 free ice cream coupons. 2nd place winner receives a t-shirt and 1 free ice cream coupon. Live music by Joe Knott 11-3.

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Sep
21
11:00 AM11:00

Celebrate Autumn Festival

Welcome fall with us! Kids crafting tent, gorgeous fall annuals and perennials to brighten your landscape, an assortment of pumpkins and gourds, apple cider doughnuts, fall-inspired baked goods, and ice cream flavors. Event from 11-2. Live music by Keith Bradley 11-3.

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Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Farm Animal Day

Come get down on the farm. Meet a variety of farm animals up close and personal. There will be cows, sheep, goats, hogs, and other barnyard animals. Event from 10-3. Please check our Facebook page or call the Farm Market for more details. 434-277-5455x37. Live music by The Ridge Runners 11-3.

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Oct
19
9:00 AM09:00

Farming Photo Contest

Enter your best farm or agricultural photos in our 2nd annual contest. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Call the Farm Market 434-277-5455 x 37 or check our Facebook page for more details. Live music by Dave Miller 11-3

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Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

Apple Butter Making

We wait for this exciting event all season! Come smell the sugar and spice as we stir apples in the copper kettle. Take home a warm jar of apple butter cooked over a crackling wood fire. Hang around for live music with Kim and Jimbo 11-3.

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Nov
9
9:00 AM09:00

Veteran’s Day Thank You and Pat Saunders Art Show

Join us at 11am for a tribute to our veterans, and join Papa Saunders as he leads us in “God Bless America.” While you’re here meet, Pat Saunders a local artist and family member. She will have her lovely paintings and note cards available for purchase from 9-5 both Friday and Saturday this weekend. Get an early start on your holiday shopping list!

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Nov
30
1:00 PM13:00

Cookie Decorating with the Elves

Kids (and the kids at heart), come decorate cookies with the Elves of Saunders Brothers Farm Market. We will be decorating sugar cookies with icing and festive sprinkles. Cookies will be pre-baked from local bakery, The Wooden Spoon. Event begins at 1pm. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Email mjohnson@saundersbrothers.com. Registration deadline is November 22,2019. Event cost is $18 per dozen cookies. All supplies are included in the fee.

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Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Peach Freezer Jam Class

Let us show you how to make peach freezer jam. With fresh peaches and a few other supplies, your family can enjoy the taste of summer sweetness year-round. Class is $30. Fee includes peaches, pectin, sugar, and containers. Please email mjohnson@saundersbrothers.com to register. Space is limited. Registration deadline is July 15, 2019. Live music by Kim and Jimbo.

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Peach Pie Making Class
Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

Peach Pie Making Class

Come learn how easy it is to take fresh peaches and turn them into a mouthwatering dessert! Cost is $30 dollars. Fee includes all supplies. You take home an 8” pie. Please email mjohnson@saundersbrothers.com to pre-register for this event. Space is limited. Registration deadline is July 8, 2019. Live music by Keith Bradley.

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Peach Sundaes!

Come to the Farm Market for some summer goodness. We will be serving peach sundaes from the Market kitchen. Your choice of ice cream topped with freshly picked peaches and a dollop of cream. Live music by the Ridge Runners.

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Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Pie and Dessert Sampling with The Wooden Spoon Bakery

Sample delicious home-baked pies and desserts straight from The Wooden Spoon bakery located in Nelson County. The Wooden Spoon’s owner operator, Christina Paulino, skillfully transforms fruit from our orchard into delectable desserts. An assortment of baked items will also be available for purchase during the event. Live music by Joe Knott.

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Jun
1
10:30 AM10:30

Beekeeping Demonstration

Learn all about bees from local honey farmer, Glenn Clayton, from Hungry Hill Farm. Glenn and his family provide our Farm Market’s delicious local honey. Glenn will be sharing his knowledge about beekeeping and answering your questions. Event is from 10:30-11:30 and is free of charge. Live music by Keith Bradley.

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