Watch us press fresh apples into delicious cider the old-fashioned way. Using Papa Saunders’ antique press, we’ll press out fresh samples made from a wide variety of apples grown on our farm. Cider demonstration is from 11-2. While you are here meet meet Pat Saunders, a local artist and family member. She will have her lovely paintings and note cards available for purchase from 9-5. Get an early start on your holiday shopping list.
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 email@example.com. Registration deadline is November 22,2019. Event cost is $18 per dozen cookies. All supplies are included in the fee.
Meet Christina Paulino, local owner and operator of The Wooden Spoon bakery. She will be on hand with her best-tasting holiday desserts prepared with Saunders Brothers fruits. Event from 11-2. Pre-order for your holiday celebrations. Live music by Kim and Jimbo 11-3.
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.
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.
Try before you buy! Sample our farm-raised Angus beef cooked to perfection. There will be several different cuts available for sampling. Enhance the delicious flavors with some of our signature sauces. Event is from 11-2 or while supplies last. Live music by The Ridge Runners from 11-3.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Space is limited. Registration deadline is July 15, 2019. Live music by Kim and Jimbo.
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 email@example.com to pre-register for this event. Space is limited. Registration deadline is July 8, 2019. Live music by Keith Bradley.
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.
This event is cancelled. Due to unseasonably warm temperatures the cherry crop ripened sooner than anticipated.
Please visit our Market for fresh veggies, live music, ice cream, responsibly raised beef and pork, and much more. Hours are 9-6 Monday -Saturday.
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.