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Paint in the Barn – Strawberry Wine Night Recap

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’re Open! Strawberry Picking Tips

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

Wegmeyer Farms and Fabbioli To Make Strawberry Wine

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.

Wegmeyer Farms Partners With Oatlands

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.

Why the Red Flag for Strawberries?

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

Strawberry Picking is Family Fun

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

Why Do Farmers Celebrate Earth Day?

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

The Strawberry Countdown Has Begun!

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

Crop Update

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!!!

Press Releases 2012

Our featured news stories: Wegmeyer Farms owners Tyler and Harriet Wegmeyer were featured on the Emeril Green cooking show. Cooking pumpkin soup with Chef Emeril for his Thanksgiving special, Harriet shared with Emeril the secret to a good cooking pumpkin. Click the link to read the article that appeared in the Purcellville Gazette. Wegmeyer Farms ... Read More