Blenheim Organic Gardens and CSA
737 Popes Creek Road
Washingtons Birthplace VA 22443
Phone: (804) 224-7039
Blenheim Organic Gardens ispart of Blenheim Farm, a 400 acre farm long associated with theWashington family in Westmoreland County, Va. The farm is 45 minuteseast of Fredericksburg & about 1 mile from George Washington'sBirthplace National Monument.We are USDA certified organic. We are a family farm where sustainableagriculture and wildlife conservation are our top priorities. The farmis protected in a permanent conservation easement and is home to twonesting pairs of bald eagles and migratory waterfowl. We grow a largevariety of crops on about 7 acres. The vegetables we grow are chosenfor their beauty and their flavor, of which includes lettuce mixes,elephant garlic, onions & leeks, tomatoes, basil, sweet corn andspecialty eggplants, to name a few. We do succession planting to ensure a constant harvest.Fall 2008 we added 14 old Southern variety apple trees and 3 pear treesto our orchard. And in the spring of 2009 we will be getting our firstharvest from our Asparagus bed - we can't wait!We have been part of the Williamsburg Farmers' Market since its'inception in the summer of 2002. We have a CSA locally (Westmoreland& King George county) and also in Falls Church, VA.Our CSA program runs from early May - the 1st week of October.Inquiries about internships are welcome.
Buy local Washingtons Birthplace, buy local Westmoreland County, buy local Virginia.
Tours Available: No
Brick & Mortar: No
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|Date added: 31.8.2009|