TO: Commercial Fruit Producers
FROM: Mark Sutphin, Associate Extension Agent, Horticulture
SUBJECT: August 20, 2015 Orchard Twilight Meeting: tour of Hollin Farms, in Delaplane, Virginia (a pick your own vegetable, small fruit, and tree fruit operation) followed by a catered meal & seasonal updates from Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialists.
Registration is required. –To ensure that you are provided with a meal, you must email Marsha Wright at email@example.com or call: (540.665.5699) before noon on Wednesday, August 12th.
Matt and Shannon Davenport have graciously agreed to host the meeting at Hollin Farms on Thursday, August 20, 2015.
5:30pm – 6:30pm Tour
6:30pm – 7:30pm Catered Supper and Seasonal Updates
Directions: The orchard is located at, 1436 Snowden Road, Delaplane, Virginia 20144.
From Winchester: take US-50 East approximately 16 miles east of I-81. Turn right onto US-17 South (Winchester Road). In 1.9 miles, make a right onto VA-688 (Leeds Manor Road). In 0.7 miles, take the first right onto VA-711 (Snowden Road). In 0.7 miles, the farm will be on the left.
From I-66: take exit 23 for US-17 North towards Delaplane/Paris. Once off of I-66, travel approximately 6 miles on US-17 North (Winchester Road). Make a left onto VA-688 (Leeds Manor Road). In 0.7 miles, take the first right onto VA-711 (Snowden Road). In 0.7 miles, the farm will be on the left.
Drs. Keith Yoder, Chris Bergh, and Greg Peck will be providing seasonal updates at dinner and will be available for discussions and concerns regarding the growing season.