Carter Mountain Orchard, Charlottesville, Virginia
Its fall. The leaves are changing and coming to a close. The apple cider is warm with the scent of cinnamon wafting. The barn is stocked with fresh hay and the jams and jellies are set. We must be, at beautiful Carter Mountain Orchard in Charlottesville, Virginia. Established in 1974 in an old apple barn, Carter Mountain Orchard has grown into one of the most visited farm market in Virginia.
Their retail business alone, drive thousands of country fresh produce seekers, flocking to its nest. Open early July through Thanksgiving, and on weekends in December, Carter Mountain Orchard offers an amazing selection of local crafts, fresh produce, jams, and an amazing array of gift items.
The highlight of a trip to Carter Mountain Orchard, is of course, the Pick-your-Own peaches and nectarines in July and August, and the gala, macintosh, golden delicious, jonathan, fuji, rome, york and granny smith apples during September, October and November. Pumpkins, gourds, mums...oh my! Treat yourself to a simple delight. Make your way to Carter Mountain Orchard this month for a truly breathtaking day. 1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22901