3622 Darbytown Court, Richmond VA 23231
Because of COVID 19 restrictions, our schedule is intermittent. FOR DAILY UPDATES follow us at https://facebook.com/GallmeyerFarms
Friends, we want everyone to have a safe enjoyable experience at The Berry Patch. We’re taking measures to keep YOU SAFE, OUR EMPLOYEES SAFE and THE CUSTOMER WHO COMES AFTER YOU SAFE.
In order to comply with VDAC and other local, state and national guidelines, there will be changes in how we manage our farm. PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION as everything has changed.
Admission & Parking
*Free admission and free on site parking
*NO HAYRIDES, NO PLAYGROUND, NO PICNICS, NO GROUP VISITS.
Due to social distancing regulations, our playground is closed and we will not have picnic tables or chairs or places to congregate. We will not have hayrides due to the aforementioned guidelines.
Sanitation & Safety
*We have a new hand wash station at The Berry Patch. We provide soap and water and paper towels. Please wash your hands before you enter the fields.
*PLEASE do not visit us if you feel unwell.
*If you don’t follow our rules, we will have to close. We are subject to surprise inspections from Henrico Health Department. If they see health infractions or improper social distancing in the fields or on the grounds, they will close us down. WE WANT TO BE HERE IN THE WEEKS TO COME, so please follow the rules.
Pick Your Own Strawberries
To limit exposure and maintain social distancing and provide low contact transactions, we have changed our procedure. PLEASE READ.
*Our strawberry fields are arranged in grids to maintain social distancing. Please LISTEN to the directions of our staff to access the field and get to your grid to pick strawberries.
*We provide a two quart container and you PREPAY $10.00 plus tax for each container (NO REFUNDS).
*Proceed to the grid you are directed to by our staff and pick your strawberries.
*NO SAMPLING in the fields. We are taking guidance from VDAC to keep you safe as well as those who come after you. DO NOT EAT BERRIES IN THE FIELD. IF YOU DO YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.
*After you have picked your strawberries, walk to your car and exit The Berry Patch.
*Enjoy your strawberries at home! Send us photos! We will post them at our facebook page!
*We will have prepicked strawberries but you MUST call ahead for availability.
Large quantity strawberry pickers
*We will provide larger baskets for those who prefer to pick large quantities of strawberries for canning, preserves, jams and jellies. We’ll be charging bulk buyers by the pound for strawberries. Please call ahead if you are picking in bulk.