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Category Archives: Farms

Bracketts Farm

Located in the heart of the Green Springs National Historic Landmark, this farm dates back to the late 18th century. The home and land are preserved in their original context with little alteration.  Home to the Bracketts Farm Charitable Garden, a living classroom demonstrating Monacan Indian style gardening.

www.bracketts.org

Christopher Run Campground

Christopher Run Campground is a family run business. Three generations of the Bazzanella family are involved in the day to day operations, so camping here is not just going to a resort its like coming home. The campground has 200 campsites, a lakeside group camping area, 10 cabins and 5 full service lodges. Canoes and jon boats are available for rent. There is a playground, a beach area, mini golf, a game room, a 50 wet slip marina, 6 boat ramps, a laundry room, bathhouses and a large air conditioned pavilion. Located on 13,600 acre Lake Anna, there is fun for the whole family. The whole family will enjoy mini golfing along beautiful Lake Anna. Open to the public.

6478 Zachary Taylor Hwy
Mineral, VA 23117
(540) 894-4744
www.christopherruncampground.com

claybrooke farm

Claybrooke Farm

Come out and cut your own Christmas tree this holiday season! Located in the Lake Anna Area of Louisa County they provide you with abow saw and help wrap and load your tree. Plus enjoy their Christmas Shop full of holiday ornaments, tree stands and accessories, and Virginia products. Also, enjoy complimenary hot cider and restrooms that are clean, private and heated.

912 Elk Creek Rd.
Mineral, VA 23117
540-872-3817
www.claybrookefarm.com

Colechester Equines

Horseback riding for all ages and levels. Public trail riding available. Lessons, parties, trail rides, pony rides available year round. Please call to set up an appointment. Horse training available, please ask for other services.
2568 New Bridge Road
Mineral, VA 23117
(540) 894-4700

Cooper Vineyards

Award winning Virginia winery with tasting room, winery and picnic area. Leashed pets always welcome. Featuring 100% Virginia wines: Chardonnay, Viognier, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Norton, Petit Verdot, Rhapsody, Sweet Louisa and ice wines, Vida and Noche Chocolate. Picnics welcome. Call for event information.

13372 Shannon Hill Road
Louisa, VA 23093
(540) 894-5253
www.coopervineyards.com

Easy Keeper Farm

Providing friendly, professional instruction in hunt seat riding just a few minutes north of the town of Louisa.  Also offering children’s camp programs, birthday parties, pony rides, and special activities for groups at their beautiful forty-acre facility. No trail rides. All programs are by appointment only.
3523 Goldmine Road
Louisa, Virginia 23093
(540) 748-2288
facebook.com/Easy-Keeper-Farm

Eden Farms

A small, family-run pet ranch offering baby rabbits for sale year-round, as well as indoor pet cages andoutdoor hutches, accessories and more. Also offering nursery berry plants and shrubs. If you do not watnt o make a purchase but want to see the Farm anyway, the cost is $15 for a tour that will last about 30 minutes, and you can brin up to seven people. Call for pricing on larger groups.

4605 Fox Chase Run
Gum Springs, VA 23065
(804) 556-3377
www.edenfarmsonline.com

Forrest Green Farm

Providing Products and Education for Whole Living. A small, family farm located in Louisa, Virginia with a farm store open to the public Thursday through Sunday 9-5 year round. Our family is committed to supplying you with the best naturally and ecologically grown culinary & medicinal herb plants, heirloom vegetables plants, and flowers. Other herbal products include dried herbal teas, dip mixes, culinary seasonings, herbal first aid and other medicinal products. We raise grass-fed beef, pastured chicken eggs & whole chickens, and offer a winter CSA. Another specialty of Forrest Green Farm is our registered Polled Miniature Herefords and naturally grown horse hay. The Rahm family is committed to providing education for you to achieve Whole Living by teaching hands-on classes about gardening, cooking, preserving food, nutrition, family friendly herbalism, and pasture raised animals.

2317 Evergreen Road
Louisa, VA 23093
(540) 967-1165
www.forrestgreenfarm.com

Grayhaven Winery

Grayhaven is one of the oldest independent commercial vineyards in Virginia, founded in 1978 by Lyn and Chuck Peple with the help of their daughters Jane and Max. What started as a retirement venture for the Peples steadily grew as a family business and remains family owned and operated. Grayhaven Winery was launched in 1995, producing hand-crafted wines from vinifera and French hybrid grapes.

4675 East Grey Fox Road
Gum Springs, VA 23065
(804) 556-3917
www.grayhavenwinery.com

Legacy Mustang Preservation

People Helping Mustangs. Mustangs Helping People. Legacy Mustang Preservation is on a mission to provide a nurturing environment for the American Mustang and promote the understanding, appreciation, and adoption of this distinctly American breed.

Visit us by appointment
1658 Evergreen Rd
Louisa, VA 23093
(540) 661-9990
ilovemustangs.org

Louisa Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday in August 8 am-12pm 215 E. Main St. (next to Essex Bank). Free vendor spaces. No flea market, yard sale or wholesale resellers. Churches, civic groups are welcome. Application must be submitted (will be available at the market on Saturday mornings) First come, first served. Contact Brian Marks at 967-1400 for further details or application.

Mineral Farmer’s Market

The market is open May 2nd through the end of October. Open each Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Located at 81 Louisa Avenue (across from Luck Field). Fresh fruit, veggies, jams, flowers, plants, honey, baked goods and local crafts on display. Visit their website for up-to-date special events and more: www.mineralmarket.org

Project Perry / The Central Virginia Parrot Sanctuary

The Central Virginia Parrot Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, adoption and sanctuary of parrots living in captivity. Our primary mission is to provide exceptional natural environments for our residents where they can enjoy the enrichment of flight and the togetherness of flock with excellent care provided by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. Parrots and other exotic birds represent the largest population of captive wildlife in the U.S., and the need to protect them continues to grow. Our impact extends beyond our residents through outreach and education – helping to improve the lives of birds everywhere. We are one of six accredited parrot sanctuaries in the entire United States, accredited by both the American Sanctuary Association (ASA) and Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS). Visit by apppointment.

P.O. Box 1208
Louisa, VA 23093
(540) 967-0447
www.projectperry.com

Sorbie Farm Alpacas

At our farm we breed and raise alpacas. We welcome visitors of all ages to see and interact with these gentle, beautiful South American animals. Our facility includes a farm store that carries alpaca fleece products from yarn to finished garments. Come learn more about these creatures whose fleece rivals cashmere.

374 Sorbie Lane
Mineral, VA 23117
(540) 872-5251
www.sorbiefarmalpacas.com

The Downtown Gardens

Take a seat on one of our beautiful benches and enjoy the raised beds planted and maintained by local organizations. Our commitment is to design, plant and maintain green spaces along the historic Main Street corridor of downtown Louisa for public enjoyment. The participating organizations are invited to plant a variety of approved plants that are aesthetically appealing, non-invasive, and beneficial.

103 W. Main Street
Louisa, VA 23093
www.facebook.com/TheDowntownGardens