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Washington, DC

23rd Anniversary

Located just 45 miles from our nation’s capital,

Fauquier County is easily accessible via routes
I-66, 29, 28, 17, 50, and 211.
We are pleased to share our rich agricultural
heritage with you on this award-winning For more information go to:
Farm Tour. The refreshing sights, sounds,
scents and activities are sure to bring back
fond memories ...
The Fall Farm Tour is coordinated by:
or create new ones to share and cherish.
Fauquier County
The farm stops on the tour are clearly Agricultural Development Department
marked with Farm Tour signs and may be
visited in any order. Scheduling of special
Fun for
activities and locations with refreshments and the entire family!
other items for sale are noted.

Enjoy a wonderful day

“Down on the Farm”
in Fauquier County!
- Rain or Shine-
For more information about the Fall Farm Tour
or accommodations, restaurants, attractions and
events year round, contact:

The Warrenton-Fauquier Visitor Center

...and our fantastic farmers!
ATTENTION: Farm animals may carry contagious Farm Animals*Alpacas
33 North Calhoun St., Warrenton, VA 20186 disease. Please remember to wash hands after contact Cidery*Farm Market
540-341-0988 800-820-1021 with animals. Persons particularly susceptible to Farm Machinery
infectious diseases may wish to consult with their
physicians regarding recommended precautions. and MORE!

No Smoking or Pets Permitted. Thank you.

But don’t forget to bring your camera!
Locust Hill Farm Arterra Wines
CONTACT: Michael Webert CONTACT: Jason Murray & Mary’s Alpaca
Sandy Gray-Murray (540) 422-3443 CONTACT: Mary Forte
1 (703) 906-4667 (305) 803-1444
2420 Zulla Road 3 1808 Leeds Manor Rd Delaplane, VA 20144
5 8080 Enon Church Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 Take home some of Fauquier’s The Plains, VA 20198 Directions: From I-66- Exit I-66 W at Exit 23
towards Delaplane/Paris. Stay straight onto Winchester Rd/
Directions: Locust Hill Farm is located on the west
side of Zulla Rd (Rt. 709) approximately 2 miles
US 17N/ VA 55 for 5.78 miles. Turn left onto Leeds Manor Rd
for 1.12 miles to Arterra Wines on your Right. From Rt. 50-
bountiful harvest. Directions: From Warrenton, Take Rt. 17 N
toward Marshall. Turn Left on Enon Church Rd, Rt.
south of Rt. 50 in Middleburg. From Warrenton take Take Rt. 50 to Paris, Turn South on US 17. Go 2 miles, turn right on Rt. 688 703. Follow Enon Church Rd all the way to the end.,
Rt. 17N to Belvoir Rd.(Rt.. 709) (becomes Zulla Rd. at Rt. 55). Continue (Leeds Manor Rd) Arterra Wines is on your right. through entrance gates onto Cedar Hill Farm. Continue on the farm road
without turning (watch the signs) through the stone columns, past the lake all
North on Zulla Rd. approximately 5.5 miles to farm entrance on the left. Arterra Wines produces ‘clean’ & Authentic Virginia Wines - by using the way to the large stables at the top of the hill on the right. From I-66: Take
Look for Farm Tour signs. Native Yeast Fermentation and neutral oak. Our focus is growing the Exit 28 S on Rt. 17. Turn right on Enon Church Rd, Rt. 703. Follow the re-
Visit Beautiful Locust Hill Farm just outside Middleburg. The farm is mainder of directions above.
highest quality fruit, to produce a wine that is free of common additives; Designates Tour Stops
just over 1000 acres and is a diverse operation. In addition to raising
registered Angus and Hereford cattle, commercial replacement heifers
combining ancient techniques with modern equipment. Hawkmoth Art
Gallery is also onsite. Hawkmoth Arts offers hand crafted original art-
6 Mary Forte purchased Cedar Hill Farm in 2005 & subsequently com-
bined it with 2 adjoining parcels. Today, on an estate of some 134
and steers for beef, the farm also grows a variety of crops including corn, works largely inspired by the wine making process and the surrounding beautiful acres, she operates Mary’s Alpaca. The farm consists of
soybeans, wheat, barley and rye and produces high quality hay and forest. Come Experience this intimate, highly focused venture nestled on a 3 1 picturesque rolling typography, open pastureland, streams, a pond, a
silage. Locust Hill is also involved in all aspects of the horse industry. beautifully wooded mountainside. This hidden gem promises to offer you lake, and woodlands, improved by miles of paddock fencing, tenant
Originally, the farm was solely a thoroughbred racing and breeding
operation in the United States and Europe and has enjoyed much
peace and tranquility as it is hidden away from the hustle bustle of life, 2 housing, magnificent stables, many animal sheds, hay and equipment
allowing our customers a breath of fresh air! Vineyard and Winemaking barn, and a large European style manor house with detached outbuild-
success in flat racing and steeplechase. The Farm is home to the Orange Tours will be held throughout the day: Starting at 10:30am, 12:00pm, ings. A many-time Small Breeder of the Year award-winner, Mary is
County Point to Point Races each spring. Since Michael took over
1:30pm, and 3:00pm. the current president of the Virginia Alpaca Owners and Breeders
management of the farm, the operation has expanded to include a herd
of approximately 140 Angus, Hereford and commercial cows, and 4 Association. Her herd consists of some 160 alpaca. Visitors are invited
to walk the grounds starting at the stables, enjoy the spectacular vistas,
produces quality replacement cattle as well as high quality beef. Crops Cobbler Mountain Cellars
CONTACT: Laura & Jeff Louden and see the alpaca, wonderful, small camelids who are both shy and
were also added, and many different conservation practices have been
implemented on the farm to help improve water and soil quality. Come 4 (540) 364-2802 5 inquisitive. At the stables, an entertaining little farm store you will see
see cattle near the hay barn and take a hay ride through the farm with
5909 Long Fall Ln. Delaplane, VA 20144 7 crafts, toys, apparel and all things alpaca. At 11:00 am and again at
2:00 pm, we will have an open-pen exhibition of alpaca with an oppor-
the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District to learn about Directions: From I-66 W to Exit 27 (VA55E)
Turn Right onto Freestate Rd., Left on Grove Ln, Left onto tunity to pet the animals and hear a brief educational lecture on alpaca
some of the practices that Locust Hill uses. The Fauquier County 4-H Ramey Rd, Right onto Moreland the entrance to your history and husbandry. Known countrywide for her fine genetics and
Livestock Club will be cooking hamburgers as a fundraiser. left on Long Fall Lane. closely bred alpaca line, Mary raises her alpaca organically. She sells
Visit Virginia’s Gold Level Award-Winning Cidery Voted Best of North- their fine, soft fleece and proudly produces a unique proprietary and
Hidden Creek Farm ern Virginia by readers of VA Wine Lovers Magazine. Leave the city revolutionary new houseplant fertilizer, in a dissolvable pod called
CONTACT: Andrea Young behind, slow down, enter the woods and cross Thumb Run Creek to start Mary’s Poop, that will also be demonstrated at the stables (a free poop
(703) 828-5801 the incline towards the back fields as you pass the old farmhouse built in
2591 Triplett Turn sample pod will be provided to all visitors). On the farm, you will also
2 1902. Laura McCarthy Louden’s father purchased the land in 1959 ($100
see an eclectic assortment of horses, donkeys, wild deer, and birdlife.
Delaplane, VA 20144 an acre ). Laura’s mother saved the farm for 40 years until Laura & her husband, Jeff, were able to move back to the area, restore the land & start Please drive very slowly and carefully. The Fauquier Fall Farm Tour a lifestyle on Cobbler Mountain. The Loudens built a home and moved to is the only time Mary’s Alpaca is open to the general public.
Directions: From I-66 W, Take Exit 23 towards the farm in 2009 with a start up space in the cellar. The first tasting room
Delaplane/Paris (17N). turn left on Pleasant Vale opened in 2011 offering Jeff’s award winning wines & one hard cider, the
Road (724). turn Right on Scuffleburg Road (826). Turn left onto Triplett Turn. Original Honey. After much growth, a separate building was constructed
Stay straight and pass through farm gate. & opened in 2014. Today, Laura’s father is honored throughout the Sky Meadows State Park
building, designed in an early schoolhouse fashion, with a raised roof, CONTACT: Vanessa Lewis
Hidden Creek Farm is a 250 acre regenerative conservation farm located “clere-story” to reflect the bell tower. Over the past three years, the cider 6 (540) 592-3556
in the stunning Crooked Run Historic Agricultural Valley of Fauquier boom has hit, taking Cobbler Mountain ciders into stores (Wegmans, 11012 Edmonds Lane
County, VA, just minutes from first class vineyards, historic battlefield Total Wines, Whole Foods), pubs (Molly’s) & specialty stores (Natural Delaplane, VA 20144
Market Place) from here to D.C. Wine Production is on a pause while the
sites, and superb restaurants. We specialize in raising heritage livestock cider demands the Cider Master’s time and attention. Open for business Directions: From I-66 - Take Exit 23
breeds and Green Pastured™ crosses for both consumption and breed as usual on a typical busy Fall Saturday, you may drop in for a hard cider (Delaplane/Paris) & head north on US 17.
conservation. Hidden Creek Farm raises Red Poll Cattle (threatened tasting ($10 per person), order pints ($8) to sip or pick out bottles-to-go Turn Left onto Rt 710 Edmunds Ln to the
heritage breed), Tamalitsa™ hogs (our proprietary breeding program), (varies upon quantities). Explore the hand-crafted hard cider styles on tap entrance of the park. From Rt. 50—Turn on
this season featuring Jeff’s Fall Line Up: the Traditional Jeffersonian, US 17S, Turn Right on 710 Edmunds Ln .
Katahdin hair sheep (American breed), heritage and broad-breasted Mountain Top Hop, Wild Blackberry Hop, The Original Honey, Harvest
turkeys, heritage and non-heritage laying and broiler chickens, heritage Pumpkin, Kickin’ Cinnamon, Jammin’ Cranberry Ginger, Pomegranate Sky Meadows State Park is an active farm that gives visitors the
Silver Fox rabbits, and honeybees. Hidden Creek Farm is Humane Pear & Maple Stout. After tasting, enjoy relaxing on the mountain hillside opportunity to interact with and experience agricultural practices from
Certified and managed organically. Parasites and pests are controlled by the camp fires or in the rustic Cider House playing games in the Back Colonial times to present, linking the public to their past, informing
through smart, Green-pastured livestock management. Pastures are Pub Room . their present and guiding their future. A National Historic District and
intensively rotationally grazed to increase carbon and beneficial a 2010 Conservation Award recipient, this 1,860-acre park has scenic
organisms in the soils. Our Market Garden is teaming with produce in Buckland Farm Market views, woodlands and rolling pastures that offer visitors a unique
the high tunnel and open raised beds. Join our exceptional Team for a CONTACT: Bill Coffey (540) 341-4739 cultural experience. In cooperation with Va. Dept. of Corrections
4484 Lee Hwy Warrenton, VA 20187 Agribusiness, the Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah, the American
number of fun learning experiences throughout the day: 7
10:15 & 2:00 Hayride with heritage breed intro as we ride to pastures Chestnut Foundation and the Friends of Sky Meadows, the park
Directions: From Warrenton, travel N on Route 15/29, passing the traffic signal at Rt 600. Continue N, passing the currently has cattle, haying, chickens, an apiary, chestnut orchard,
10:30 & 2:15 Livestock rotation & Green-pastured pasture mgmt demo
Battlefield Baptist Church, turn at the next left turn and U-turn back to the market on the right. Look for the Farm Tour produce garden, Indian corn, sunflowers, and a large pumpkin patch.
11:15 & 1:00 Market Garden & High Tunnel interactive, Microgreens signs. Heading S on Rt. 15/29, look for the Welcome to Fauquier County sign, and use the turn ln into the market on the right. Bear This weekend, come back to the family farm and experience Life on the
12:00 Smoker tutorial and successful meat smoking demo left from the driveway. Farm at Sky Meadows. Visit with the Beekeepers of the Northern
3:00 Historic hay wagon farm tour on our Gobble Gator Buckland Farm Market, family owned & operated for 32 years, provides local produce and a wide selection of other locally-made food products. Eggs, Shenandoah and learn about the park's apiary. Stop by the Blacksmith
The store will be open for purchases from our farm and neighboring butter, and sausage are staples; along with jams, jellies, pickles, and other delicious condiments. Sherry Lynn’s Bake Shop fills the air with the aroma of Shop and watch skilled artisans from the Blacksmith Guild of the Poto-
farms throughout the day. 2019 box subscriptions (monthly/quarterly/ freshly baked pies, breads, and other treats! Along with seasonal flowers, herbs and country decor, you’ll find something special for your home or table mac work the forge. Hear about the park's cattle operation, our Indian
biannually) for beef, lamb, pork will be available. For history buffs, our every day of the week! The market is operated by Bill, his wife Sherry Lynn, his sisters, and several close family friends. We welcome you to come enjoy corn crop, and partnership with the Burwell Morgan Mill. Visit the
small pre-civil war cemetery will be open for respectful viewing and our Fall Festival; including cornfield, hayrides, farm animals, pumpkins, apples, cider and more. The concession stand will also be open serving quick park's chickens, make cornhusk dolls and be sure to stop by the Log
research. Photo ops with our Mater farm truck, livestock and farm snacks and special treats. Come sit on the porch and enjoy the view. You can even watch the cows come home at the farm! Located on Avalon Farm, the Cabin for a hearth cooking demonstration featuring produce from the
equipment are all possible and encouraged. Children must, however, be market has a large wrap-around porch, with beautiful views of the surrounding Fauquier County agricultural landscape. It’s a chance to take a deep farm. In addition to farm-themed programs, we also offer Mount Bleak
supervised at all times. Due to our biosecurity livestock requirements we breath and relax in the county setting. For the history buff, the land is part of the Battle of Bristow Station during the Civil War. Be sure to check our House tours, live music, delicious food & drinks for sale, a children's
respectfully request no pets. Final schedule may change day of event. website, for other details about the market and what is offered. play area, & of course, the pick-your-own pumpkin patch.
Farmers’ Markets Orchards
1. Archwood Green Barns Farmers Market 1. Apple Manor Farm,
I-66, Exit 31 Open Sundays 10-3 Markham, 540-296-3787
2. Warrenton Farmers Market
Open Sat. 7am-Noon, 5th & Lee Street, Old Town 2. Hartland Orchard,
Open Wed. 7am-1pm, at the WARF. Markham, 540-364-2316

3. Buckland Farm Market 540-341-4739
3. Hollin Farms, Delaplane, 540-592-3701
4. Lee Highway Nursery 540-347-5640
5. Messick’s Farm Market 540-439-8900
4. Stribling Orchard, Markham,

Vineyards-Tours year round. 5. Valley View Farm, Delaplane, 540-592-3730
1. Arterra Wines & Hawkmoth Arts 540-422-3443
2. Aspen Dale Winery 540-364-1722
3. Barrel Oak Winery 540-364-6402 Corn Mazes
4. Blue Valley Vineyard 540-364-2347
1. Buckland Farm Market 540-341-4739
5. Boxwood Winery 540-687-8778
Corn Maze open from Sept. through Nov.
6. Capitol Vineyards 845-598-2662 (weather permitting) *Fee Required.
7. Chateau O’Brien Winery &Vineyard 540-364-6441 2. Hartland Farm & Orchard
8. Cobbler Mountain Cellars 540-364-2802 540-533-6901
9. Delaplane Cellars 540-592-7210 Open M-F 9am-5pm *Fee Required

10. Desert Rose Ranch & Winery 540-635-3200 www.desertrosewinery 3. Cows-N-Corn, 540-439-4806
11. Fox Meadow Winery 540-636-6777 Corn maze open weekends from Sept.—Oct.
*Fee Required.
12. Granite Heights Winery 540-349-5185
4. The Corn Maze in The Plains,
13. Grey Horse Vineyards 540-788-4620 540-456-7339
14. Mediterranean Cellars 540-428-1984 Open weekends from Sept.– Nov. *Fee required.
15. Miracle Valley Vineyard 540-364-0228
Molon Lave Vineyard
Morais Vineyards & Winery
18. Naked Mountain Vineyard & Winery 540-364-1609 1. Powers Farm & Brewery 540-272-5060
19. Pearmund Cellars 540-347-3475
20. Philip Carter Winery 540-364-1203 2. Wort Hog Brewery 540-300-2739
21. RdV Vineyards 540-364-0221
22. Rogers Ford Farm Winery 540-439-3707 3. Barrel Oak Winery 540-364-6402
23. Three Fox Vineyards 540-364-6073
24. Vint Hill Craft Winery 703-991-0191 4. Old Busthead Brewery
25. Winding Road Cellars 540-364-1025