A note from Harriet Wegmeyer: During strawberry season, my family eats strawberries for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Though there’s nothing like eating a fresh berry in the field, I’ve collected a few all-star recipes over our sixteen years of strawberry farming (wow, the years have flown!). This is what I refer to as my “Special Dessert” ... Read More
Last week, guests arrived at Wegmeyer Farms on a beautiful evening for our first Paint in the Barn – Strawberry Wine Night event. Groups of friends, mother-daughter duos, and couples on date night sipped our strawberry wine and enjoyed snacks under the twinkle lights of our rustic barn while learning to paint! Resident artist Jill ... Read More
We are officially open! The weather is hot and our strawberries are exploding at each of our three locations (addresses below). We anticipate a short picking season (about 3 weeks) due to extreme cold weather followed immediately by extreme warm weather so join us as soon as possible to enjoy our tasty berries! We want to ensure you ... Read More
In February, Wegmeyer Farms and Fabbioli Cellars announce a partnership to make sparkling strawberry wine. More than two tons of strawberries were frozen and delivered to Fabbioli for production. Read more about this exciting partnership: Wegmeyer and Fabbioli Announce Partnership.
Tens of thousands of Wegmeyer Farms strawberries have been planted at Oatlands Plantation as part of a collaboration. Read more about this exciting news: Wegmeyer Farms and Oatlands Partner.
When you come to pick strawberries at Wegmeyer Farms you will get a red flag. And we often get asked about why we use these red flags, so please let us explain. We pick in an organized way in order to help you find juicy red berries easier and also for keeping the plants healthy. ... Read More
Finally…it is THAT time of the year! My family has been waiting, perhaps impatiently, for the strawberries to ripen. We have been walking the fields every day, hoping to catch a glimpse of a red berry, and we finally have them! My three little boys are excellent pickers and even better strawberry eaters. My youngest ... Read More
This past Sunday, my husband and I loaded our boys in truck to head to Earth Day Loudoun’s Family Festival in Ashburn, Va. As farmers, the idea of mingling with a projected 6,000 people isn’t my first choice for the day. Don’t get me wrong, I love being around people, but super large crowds can ... Read More
Those of you who know my family, know that during strawberry season here in northern Virginia, our family eats strawberries from morning till night, no joke! Many times these strawberries are accompanied by ice cream. Each spring we eagerly await the first strawberry, but well before that berry shows up, the field is dotted with ... Read More
We’re getting very close to launching our first crop update blog – stay tuned as the warm weather is here and the strawberries are on their way!!!