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A.J. Gross & Sons Orchard

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Address: 6817 Wheats Valley Rd, Bedford, VA 24523-5182
Phone Number: +1 540-586-2436
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Fall pumpkins, apples and vegetable season.

On a road trip with 42 others and stopped by this old time orchard market. So much to choose from! Fresh fruits, vegetables, lots and lots of pumpkins, canned goods of all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a road trip with 42 others and stopped by this old time orchard market. So much to choose from! Fresh fruits, vegetables, lots and lots of pumpkins, canned goods of all kinds....applesauce, jams and jellies, pickles, etc. If you want it, it's probably there! No one from our group picked apples in the orchard, only from the overflowing bins.... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best prices and apples I can find. Love the apple butter and other preserves. Best time to go is during their festivals, Apple Blossom Festival is the second weekend in April and their Apple Harvest Festival is the third weekend in October. There is always food and fun for everyone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayman, Pink Lady, and Granny Smith apples were only fair and overpriced. Blueberry preserve was excellent.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I go to the mountains, I have to stop and buy fresh apples. Not far off 43 on the way up to the BR Parkway. We bought a peck of various apples - pink lady, stayman, Granny Smith, gala - and some apple butter and honey. Woman there very informative on the products.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I love visiting this orchard, and I come several times every year during peach and apple season. My husband and I found this place 30 years ago while driving around with our children, and it has become a family tradition ever since. The family that owns and runs this orchard are so friendly. Mr. Gross knows his produce, and he... More 

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Bedford, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went here today and found that it was just too expensive. Their apples were $1.59 a pound, when all of the local stores charge $.99 per pound. I am sorry to say that we will not go back there.

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Ruther Glen, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I drove to this orchard because of the name AJ is special to us. The people were friendly and the area beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The orchards are visible on the drive in, exciting the taste buds. You can mix and match all the varieties in whatever amount you want. The nice lady minding the store was very helpful and informative. Lots of canned and pickled fruit also.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A little difficult to find, but well worth the effort. The apples were plentiful and fresh. Other treats included fried pies, apple butter, and apple cider. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Lynch Station, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

.We go apple picking every year. Have gone to Gross Orchards the last few years. They have great apples and the people there are fantastic. However, I noticed this year they appear to have increased their prices, $36 a bushel. Checking with others it appears this is on the high end for apples. May have to consider going some where... More 

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