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Orchards in the News 2016

November 14, 2016  |  Carter Mountain Orchard

Category: News  |  Tags: in the news

We are feeling the love at the Orchards! From local foodies to history buff tourists, here’s what people had to say about Carter Mountain Orchard in 2016:

Where to Experience 6 Quintessential Fall Activities, Flipkey by Trip Advisor

apple orchard ladder“Hike through the acres of orchards nestled in the mountains of Virginia, and fill your sack with a variety of apples, including Fuji, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith and Pink Lady.”

An Apple A Day: Explore Virginia’s Orchards and Cideries this Fall, VA Foodie

Carter Mountain orchard mountain view“Don’t forget to stop by their Country Store either, where you can find tons of local goodies to bring home with you, from apple butter to fruit jams, or even just a couple slices of their famous apple pie!”

Pick Your Own Apple Orchards, HGTV

apple tree“Talk about all-American, this orchard is just a few minutes down the road from Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.”


Family Friendly Farms for the Season, Fredericksburg Parent

Thursday Evening Sunset Series Carter Mountain“Above all, the mountaintop offers spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is a perfect and unmatched backdrop for unforgettable family photos and memories.”

Style Weekly’s Family Favorites: Favorite Day Getaways, Richmond Style Weekly (pg. 22)

Family outing carter mountain orchard“A top three day getaway for families!”



5 Festive Fall Treats for the Taste Buds in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Visit Charlottesville

carter mountain orchard donut“I start thinking about these donuts in July and I can easily finish a pack of 12 all by myself. When I leave Carter Mountain Orchard, my hands are overflowing with cookies, pies, but mostly the apple cider donuts.”

Chiles Peach Orchard got some love, too!

Preparing for Fall: 8 Companies to Reach Out to in Richmond, Ridgeline Tree

peach trees Chiles Peach Orchard“The staff is highly educated and will show you where, when, and how to pick the fruit so that it is high quality.”