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Pumpkin patch picks for Central Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Virginia is getting a pat on the back for its 2012 pumpkin crop, we’re already seeing the orange beauties popping up at retail outlets across the state.

If you’re looking for a more organic experience, there are a couple patches in Central Virginia that won’t take too long to get to and will let you grab your gourd right from the vine.

Chesterfield:

Boulevard Flower Gardens, The Farm – 2022 Ruffin Mill Road, Colonial Heights, VA 23834 Phone: 804-526-4000

Brandywine Farms – 13705 Bundle Road, Chesterfield, VA 23838                              Phone: (804) 590-2305

Chesterfield Berry Farm – 20501 Skinquarter Road, Moseley, VA 23120                     Phone: 804-739-9056

Skinquarter Farm Market – 20800 Hull Street Road, Moseley, VA 23120                      Phone: 804-739-9056

Swift Creek Berry Farm – 17210 Genito Road, Moseley, VA 23120                              Phone: (804) 739-2037

Richmond and Henrico:

The Pumpkin Patch at Gallmeyer Farm – 4506 Millers Lane, Richmond, VA 23231    Phone: 804 222 2285

Most farms operate on irregular hours, call ahead before making a trip.