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Welcome to Holly Fork Farm, Produce & Pumpkin Patch~Barhamsville Va

804 366-6349 CALL or TEXT hollyforkfarm@gmail.com 4901 Holly Fork Rd. Barhamsville Va 23011

Thank you for a fabulous You Pick Strawberry season

Need to know...

FARM FRESH EGGS from our happy/free range hens 

We generally have eggs year round .. however our hens do occasionally take a break from laying.. LOL

You can easily arrange  a back porch pick up to make it convenient for you -please call or text before you come out to make sure eggs are available.. THEY are very very popular with our customers!!


OUR FARM OFTEN OFFERS CLASSES... 

 When we are able...soap making, gourd painting, canning, baking.... 

These will likely be on our Face Book page under events... say tuned 


SEASON KICK OFF-

We kick off each season with  our annual after Easter egg hunt... this is  the Friday after Easter and is a well attended and loved event... 

6 PM AND $1.00 PER EGG HUNTER

ARRIVE EARLY WE START PROMPTLY! The Easter bunny visits us... there are GOLDEN EGGS... fun activities for all.. face painting.. jump pad and more!

We have food available and Hershey's Ice Cream TOO! We likely will have some of our beautiful plants for sale as well.  


STRAWBERRY SEASON-our berries  are free of chemicals 

Begins very early May and last for about a month.. 

Yes we have picking containers available-WE SELL IN QUART AND GALLON SIZES 

Yes there will be kids activities during the season.. Make a day of it.. plan a picnic or grab one of our famous BBQ's and an ice cream cone afterwards~~VISIT OUR BARN FOR GREAT ITEMS-JAMS- JELLIES AND THE FARM COOKBOOK JUST TO NAME A FEW....VISIT THE ANIMALS AND PLAY ARE AREA TOO!

IF YOU NEED TO PRE ORDER AND WANT US TO PICK.. PLEASE PLEASE CALL US / TEXT US  2 DAYS IN ADVANCE &  WE WILL HAVE THEM PICKED AND READY FOR YOU-WE LIKE THEM TO BE PICKED UP THE SAME DAY AS THEY WERE PICKED FOR OPTIMUM FRESHNESS!

YOU  PICK season has now ended.



IN THE SUMMER-

WE GROW AND  SELL SWEET CORN, WATERMELONS, CANTALOUPES AND MORE.. even if we are  not open over at the barn.. we sell and promote many of our items on our FACE BOOK PAGE.. WE HAVE SPECIALS.. BULK OFFERS AND MORE.. SO MAKE SURE TO LIKE OUR PAGE!!! Our sweet corn is delicious!!!! 

BLACKBERRIES

We also have thorn free blackberry picking.. usually very beginning of July and it last  for about three weeks... these are like our strawberries.. also chemical free

These are very very popular so please call or text before coming over to pick some! 


DON'T FORGET  to check out my Aunt Peggy's forty-year-old spray and chemical-free blueberry patch it is just fabulous she's only about a mile away from our farm however you must call ahead and you must provide your own picking containers she is cash or check only. Again call ahead leave a message if she is not available 757-566-1960


Her picking tends to begin the very very first part of July!!



IN THE FALL-

HOLLY FORK FARM HAS SO SO MUCH FUN TO OFFER AND SO MANY THINGS TO MAKE YOUR FALL COMPLETE!!

We open the last Saturday in September ( we will post fall hours closer to the season)

 A HUGE VARIETY of  Pumpkins, chrysanthemums,  fall squashes, gourds , sweet potatoes, corn stalks, straw bales, apples ( when available from the mountains of Virginia)  jams, jellies, relishes, farm cookbooks,  fall decor and so ... so much more.. You must check out our barn/sales store too... We have food... ice cream.. and sometimes baked good too! 

Visit the animals.. purchase a bag of corn for them... play in the play area .. straw toss.. corn sensory boxes..take a hayride.. pick a pumpkin from the patch ( wagons provided) ...

launch a pumpkin at the launcher, jump on the jump pad ( jump pad is for all weights and there is no age limit)  or other inflatables... on the weekends you can take a pony ride too

 ( pony rides are weekends only and weather permitting... 90 lb and under please) we also have barrel train cars on the weekends... we are even working on a straw bale maze  

so much for everyone!!!!!  Please come and see us!!

 HARVEST HOEDOWN Is always the third Saturday in October..

10 am to 4 pm.. the farm will remain open till 7 pm 

$2.00 per person admission.. This is a fun well loved event we been having since 2010... lots of food.. vendors.. face painting.. glitter tattoos, square dancing demo, blue grass music, fun for all ages... you don't want to miss this!!! 


** open to the public until Oct 31st at 3 pm

**Open for field trips/tours until the last Friday in November



** WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A VENDOR AT THE HARVEST HOEDOWN ???

 ( THIRD SATURDAY IN OCTOBER-Sunday if Saturday is a rain out)

35$ for 1 space and 45$ for 2 spaces - 12 by 12 is the space size

email or call Farmer Stephanie today and We will happily email you over a vendor application... spaces fill quickly so don't delay! 


FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON-

 We offer fresh Christmas trees, wreaths, swags, and roping for the holiday season~~  SAVE THE DATE-WE OPEN THE SATURDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING FOR FRASER FIR TREES, WREATH, AND ROPING SALES...UNTIL SELL OUT  We also have our annual Holiday Kick off market at the farm this day ( 1.00 ADMISSION)... vendors, Santa and so so much more! Remember  you can gather a group of  friends or just come yourself .. and

 MAKE YOUR OWN FRESH WREATH OF MAILBOX/MANTLE SWAG.. THIS IS SO MUCH FUN.. 12 in wreath or swag 40$ each  Large 18 in Wreath 50$ - We will guide you through it .. its fun for all!!!! Text or call today and we will place the date you'd like to come on our calendar!

   ** please note we are not a cut your own tree farm our trees are brought in from the mountains of Virginia freshly cut fresh and delivered in three separate shipments they are of high quality and are kept in water until they are purchased. We will give you a fresh cut  , shake your tree in our  tree shaker, bale your tree in netting , tie it to your vehicle and send you on your way!  **We will deliver your tree within a 20 mile radius for a fee of $40 we will come in and help you set your tree up in the stand for $50 that includes the delivery and set up   


HOLIDAY KICK OFF MARKET

10 am to 4 pm-farm remains open till 7 pm

 ( 1.00 ADMISSION)... vendors, Santa, activities,  and so so much more! 

This is always the Saturday after Thanksgiving ( Sunday if Saturday is a rain out)


** WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A VENDOR AT THE HOLIDAY MARKET??

This is always the Saturday after Thanksgiving ( Sunday if Saturday is a rain out)

25$ for 1 space and 35$ for 2 spaces - 12 by 12 is the space size

**email or call Farmer Stephanie today and We will happily email you over a vendor application... spaces fill quickly so delay! 




YES WE OFFER SPRING, SUMMER, AND FALL FIELD TRIPS... CHECK THOSE OUT ON THE FIELD TRIP PAGES :) Come learn with us at the farm ! 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS....


DO  YOU TAKE DEBIT/CREDIT??

WE SURE DO!!  There is a $5.00 minimum to use your card-We accept debit credit and cash.. we don't accept checks unless it is for a field trip or unless it has been per approved by the manager/owner.


DOG FRIENDLY??? Yes, we are..Please keep your dog on a leash at all times during your visit... you are also responsible  for removing doggies waster too...

One other thing to remember-our chickens are often out free ranging so please make sure that you keep your dog in  control.. in case your dog might like fresh chicken 


NO SMOKING, VAPING, OR TOBACCO USE

We would appreciate it if you could please do any of these things in your vehicle as we don't allow any kind of smoking or tobacco products, etc.  If you are doing these things you will be asked to go back to your vehicle/put them out  and then you may come join us! 


WHY MAKE THE DRIVE OUT TO HOLLY FORK FARM ...

Come to a REAL WORKING FARM where we grow what we we sell.. we have farm animals on site.. we want to talk with you about what we do.. Come out for a ride.. you won't be sorry.. Follow the banners and you'll have no issue getting here or use your GPS! 


PHOTOGRAPHERS AND PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS AT THE FARM-

We are excited you would like to have a photo shoot/photography session at our farm!   FYI for photographers first... Please make sure that the date you would like to come is okay with us... Please give us a few days notice so that we may let you know if that is a convenient date/time.  All photographers ( armature and professional)  

MUST complete a Holly Fork Farm Photography Form BEFORE your session begins 

 this can be discussed when you call to talk about the date you will come to the farm for your photos... HOLLY FORK FARM DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR WHAT MAY OCCUR/HAPPEN DURING YOUR PHOTO SHOOT.. 

IF YOU DECIDE TO USE ANY OF OUR DECOR/ PRODUCE FOR PROPS ETC... FIRST OF ALL YOU MUST ASK PERMISSION AND SECONDLY IT MUST BE PUT BACK EXACTLY AS FOUND... IF YOU BREAK OR DAMAGE ANYTHING YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO PAY IN FULL FOR THE DAMAGED ITEMS THE DAY OF PHOTO SESSION

Holly Fork Farm has RIGHTS to ALL photos taken at our farm.. and they can and may be used for any promotion/advertising etc etc. This includes photos that are placed on all social media/emails etc...


CAN WE PACK A PICNIC?   Absolutely-we have a large picnic area and a pavilion your are more than welcome to pack a picnic.. keep in mind we also have 

a  small food menu, such ask, BBQ, hot dogs, soft pretzels, snacks, beverages and candy...  the fall we have caramel apples.. yum yum-


ADMISSION??

There is only admission 2 times per year... 

Harvest Hoedown Day - always the third Saturday in October ( if its a rain out we will have it on Sunday) 2.00 per person

and

Holiday Kick off Market day - always the Saturday after Thanksgiving ( this will be on Sunday if it rains on Saturday) 1.00 per person 

All other days there is no admission- you only pay for the activities you wish to do... and tickets for them are available in th YOU SURE CAN.. we also have pre picked pumpkins too!  


WAGONS DURING PUMPKIN PATCH 

 **Can you and your family take a wagon to the patch and pick that perfect pumpkin?? YOU SURE CAN.. we also have pre picked pumpkins too!  

We have several wagons you can use to haul the kids in or the pumpkins :)


PHOTOS AND SOCIAL MEDIA

Holly Fork Farm has RIGHTS to ALL photos taken at our farm.. and they can and may be used for any promotion/advertising etc etc. This includes photos that are placed on all social media/emails etc...


NOTE 

THE WEBSITE INFORMATION IS ALWAYS SUBJECT TO CHANGE  WITHOUT NOTICE .. WE DO OUR VERY BEST TO KEEP IT ALL UP TO DATE ! Your Farmers at Holly Fork Farm



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~Farming is a family affair at Holly Fork Farm-Produce & Pumpkin Patch.  Our farm includes my husband and me, Michael and Stephanie D. Ripchick. Our children are involved in our farm too!  In addition, my father, Richard P. Dean, Jr., who has been farming for over fifty years as a small grain farmer is a part of our operation.  We all work together to grow great veggies, strawberries, pumpkins and more for you.

We are proud to be recognized as a century farm~our farm has been in continuous operation and ownership by the same family for over 120 years~


~~WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO L I K E OUR FACEBOOK PAGE... THERE YOU WILL FIND UPDATED EVENT INFORMATION AND MANY, MANY UPDATES ABOUT OUR FARM~~

Our farm is located in the eastern end of New Kent County. We are about 20 minutes from Williamsburg and Providence Forge. We are about 10 minutes from West Point, about 40 minutes from Newport News and about 50 minutes from Richmond. Keep in mind our farm is seasonal and hours vary depending on what season it is.. please feel free to call, text, check our Facebook or website for the BEST information! Its worth a ride out to the country to see us ~

Pumpkin Patch Info...

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Our Pumpkin Patch opens the last Saturday in September every fall!  Plan to come out  and visit us.  We are family friendly (no scary stuff here) .  We offer hay rides, games, a small corn maze, pumpkin launching, a jump pad, a large picnic area, game area, and FUN!  We welcome  all types of school groups, day cares, home school groups, church groups, etc.  We can offer you an (SOL based) educational lesson that is tailored to your groups age.  The lesson will consist of information about pumpkins , plant growth & more.  You will also learn how pot bellied pigs/ chickens/rabbits live too!  We have them on site. We grow a large variety of fall squashes, pumpkins, gourds, mums, corn stalks,  and so, so MORE!   

Come learn, play and grow with us!!  We also offer birthday parties and we offer craft parties.  Call/email us for more information. 

Its never too early to book your fall, spring or summer  trip.. Don't delay.. call TODAY!!

Spray & Chemical Free STRAWBERRIES AT OUR FARM!!!

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YES, we offer spray and chemical free strawberries to pick here at the farm.   They are well loved by our customers!!!   The picking usually begins at the very end of April and ends around the end of May ( this all depends on the weather).  We also offer some plants and of course activities... as well the barn and sales store is open for all kinds of goodies and don't forget the Hershey's scoop-able ICE CREAM TOO! 

Visit the animals.. purchase a bag of corn to feed them.. they'll love it! 

If you want us to pick for you PLEASE give a  day or two of notice so that we may have our pickers pick them for you.   They'll be picked the day you want to pick them up that way they are very,  very fresh!!!

Please call or text the # on our website if you have an order you need pre-picked !  We generally don't have berries pre-picked unless they have been ordered in advance!

We have picking containers so you don't need to bring your own! 

The berries are sold per gallon and per quart-prices vary .. and will be posted on this website and Face Book or feel free to cal l or text us for that info! 

We offer fresh Christmas trees, wreaths, swags, and roping for the holiday season~~ SAVE THE DATE-WE OPEN THE SATURDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING FOR FRASER FIR TREES, WREATH, AND ROPING SALES...UNTIL SELL OUT We also have our annual Holiday Kick off market at the farm this day... vendors, Santa and so so much more! Remember you can gather a group of friends or just come yourself .. and MAKE YOUR OWN FRESH WREATH OF MAILBOX/MANTLE SWAG.. THIS IS SO MUCH FUN.. 12 in wreath or swag 40$ each Large 18 in Wreath 50$ - We will guide you through it .. its fun for all!!!! Text or call today and we will place the date you'd like to come on our calendar! ** please note we are not a cut your own tree farm our trees are brought in from the mountains of Virginia freshly cut fresh and delivered in three separate shipments they are of high quality and are kept in water until they are purchased. We will give you a fresh cut  , shake your tree in our  tree Shaker, bale your tree in netting , tie it to your vehicle and send you on your way!  **We will deliver your tree within a 30 mile radius for a fee of $40 we will come in and help you set your tree up in the stand for $50 that includes the delivery and set up

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We believe in supporting our community and many organiZations..

Stonehouse Presbyterian Church Pre-School Various Girl Scout Troops , Various Boy Scout Troops, New Kent County Fair, New Kent Educational Foundation, New Kent Elem. School Walk a Thon & PTO, R F Wilkinson YMCA, Sandston YMCA, Shore to Shore LarSertoma Club, Bottoms Bridge LarSertoma Club, West Point Chamber of Commerce, West Point School Combined PTO, Stonehouse Elem. PTA, Toano Middle School PTSA, J. Blaine Blayton PTA, Middlesex High School Prom, New Kent Junior Womans Club, Junior Womans Club of Williamsburg, Run for the Robinsons, Williamsburg Aquatic Club, Williamsburg Community Church

Would you like to added to our farm email list? email us today and we will happily add you hollyforkfarm@gmail.com

Just for fun...

 

A chicken  

can run 9 miles

per hour…

 

85,638 soy crayons can be made from only ONE

acre of soybeans…

 

Mature turkeys  

have more than 3,500 feathers

 

Pork is the most widely eaten

meat in the world