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.
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.