Sep
4
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Santa is coming!

Santa is coming! December 3, 4, 10, 11th.   Visit with Santa in the Red Shed!  A real bearded Santa! Make Snowman Soup!  Make a marshmallow snowman and roast marshmallows! Enjoy Hot Cocoa!  Fun in the Family Playgrounds! Visit the animals!  Bring your cameras!  

Braehead Farm is open daily 9am-5pm!
Santa will be in The Red Shed waiting for you to visit him from:
9:30am-12:30pm AND 1:30pm-4:30 PM.
(Santa takes a break from 12:30 to 1:30, so go play, shop, or have lunch and ice cream! The lunch kitchen will be open!
No reservations needed. No waiting in line! Go play in The Family Playgrounds until your number given as you arrived is shown on the LED screen at Santa’s Red Shed barn! Don’t forget to get your number when you arrive!
Visit with SANTA! Make SNOWMAN SOUP with the elves! Make a marshmallow snowman on a roasting stick! ROAST MARSHMALLOWS and drink your Snowman Soup! Go playand visit the animals, grab some lunch from the lunch kitchen and shop in the market!
 
Cost: Our everyday $5.00 Family Playgrounds fee PLUS the Santa Event Fee of $7.00 per person (children and adults) for a total of $12.00 PER PERSON, AGE 2 AND UNDER FREE! This fee includes all day play in The Family Playgrounds! Go play, picnic and visit the farm animals while waiting your turn to go into the Red Shed!
2022-2023 Fall/Winter Season Passholders only pay the Event fee of $7.00 per person, age 2 and under free. Bring your cameras! (No professional photographer on site. We will help you with your photos!)
The market will be full of fresh baked cookies, gingerbread men, coffee and hot cocoa!
PLEASE NOTE, Santa does take a break between 12:30pm and 1:30pm. If you arrive close to 12:00 noon or later you will be advised that you may have to wait until after Santa’s break to visit him in the barn. The wait will depend on the number of guests ahead of you. PLEASE, be patient as we will do our best to give everyone ample time with Santa while also trying to get everyone through before the break. You are welcome to have lunch or play on the farm during that time.
We limit the amount of people in the barn at one time. There is a family waiting, one with Santa, one starting the Snowman Soup and one at the exit getting their marshmallow roasting sticks. No one will be in the barn until their number has been shown on the LED screen out front and they show their REQUIRED EVENT WRISTBAND TO ENTER THE BARN.

Winter at Braehead Farm!  

Winter hours – Open every day 9am-5pm.  Open year round!  Closed at 1:00 pm on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

The Braehead Farm Market, Lunch Kitchen, and Family Playgrounds is open year round!  You can purchase seasonal produce already picked or pick your own!   Enjoy ice cream!  Shop for meats, dairy products and bakery products!    Jams, relishes and pickles!  Local Honey!  And…so much more!

Let us do the holiday baking for you!  

    • Feel free to call the Market and pre-order for pies, cakes, muffins, cookies, dairy items,  for a pickup!  Let us make that special occasion dinner dessert PIE or sliceable LOAF CAKE for you!  Call the Braehead Market at 540-899-984805481bakenjoy
    • PIES: Apple, Dutch Apple, Caramel Apple Nut,  Blackberry, Blueberry, Cherry, Coconut Custard, Peach, Fruits of the Forest, Strawberry Rhubarb.  Seasonal pies: Pecan, Pumpkin, Raspberry and Sweet Potato.
    • SLICEABLE LOAF CAKES: Apple Caramel, Blueberry, Cinnamon Burst, Cranberry Orange Nut, Zucchini Nut, Pumpkin, Triple Berry, Peach Melba, Triple Berry Loaf and French Vanilla!
    • COOKIES: Chocolate Chunk, Double Chocolate Chunk, Sugar Cookie, Oatmeal Raisin, Ginger Molasses, M & M, Smore’s, snickerdoodle.
    • Seasonal cookies-Gingerbread men
    • MUFFINS: Peach, Cranberry Orange Nut, Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate with chips, Pumpkin, Blueberry, Banana Nut, Lemon Poppyseed, Rum Butter.
  
Current produce in our fields:
No reservation needed. There is no admission to pick produce in the front PYO fields…just pay for what you pick. (The only admission area is the Family Playgrounds with the farm animals. $5.00 per person, age 2 and under free.  *see below)
VEGGIES: Kale, collards, spinach, carrots, beets, bell peppers, banana peppers, snacking peppers, hungarian wax peppers,  Jalapeno peppers, eggplant, winter squash, pumpkins and decorative gourds.
PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED, BY LAW, IN THE FRONT PICK-YOUR-OWN FIELDS.  You are welcome to bring your dog on a leash and pick up after them, in the other areas of our farm.  We prefer the dog NOT come into the market IF the market is busy and full of customers.  We would be glad to help you to get to the back of the market by walking around.  Just remember that we have free range chickens.  

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Braehead Farm is open YEAR-ROUND! Our Spring through Fall hours are 9am-6pm. Winter hours are 9am-5pm beginning on November 6, 2022.

Shop in the market, stay for lunch and ice cream, play in the Family Playgrounds! 
 
Shop for Farm Fresh Dairy, eggs, meats, bacon, jams, peanut butters, peanuts, fudge, bakery items and more!
 
*Daily Play in The Family Playgrounds behind the market from 9am-6pm – no reservation needed.  The daily admission is $5.00 per person, children and adults.  Age 2 and under are always free.   You pay this admission in the market when you arrive.  You can visit the farm animals, play and picnic.  We also offer a Seasonal Pass for unlimited visits during the pass dates, of $25.00 per person, age 2 and under free.   The Spring Summer Season Pass starts for use on February 22, 2023 and goes through Labor Day, September 4, 2023.   The Fall Winter then starts in September through February!  See a cashier for details!

Rental Barns for parties and events!  See our Birthday party page!

The Braehead Farm Lunch Kitchen is open weekdays from 11am-2pm and weekends from 11am-4pm.  You can picnic beside the market or in the Family Playgrounds if you have paid admission.  We do have limited table spaces inside the market for lunch and ice cream.

View our current  menu:  click this link…

Braehead Farm Lunch Kitchen | Braehead Farm

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Contact Us

Phone: 540-899-9848
Fax: 540-899-9847
Email: info@braeheadfarm.com
1130 Tyler Street
Fredericksburg, VA22401
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Sep
20
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Farm Roasts

Gather with friends for a farm roast! Here at Braehead Farm we have fire pits, with picnic tables under shade trees in the Family Playgrounds!  These fire pits and tables can be reserved for your special group!   Each fire pit and picnic table (table seats about 10 adults) area is $55.00 and includes the wood for the fire, our staff will get the fire going and will extinguish the fire when finished.   This firepit fee does not include our daily admission fee to the Family Playgrounds of $5.00 per person, age 2 and under free.  Also, during an event such as Fall Festival or the Santa Event, there is an event fee to enter into the event.

Available “Farm Roasting”  times:

9:30 AM – 12:15 Noon | 12:30 PM – 3:15 PM

3:30 PM – 6:15 in Spring/Summer/Fall

Check in at our Farm Market for your reserved pit area and head to your designated fire pit!

To reserve your space, call Braehead Farm at 540-899-9848.  A reservation with a $20.00 deposit is required to hold your date and time.

Jul
19
0

Our Market

CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY – PREORDER YOU THANKSGIVING PIES AND SLICEABLE LOAF CAKES!  (see selection below)

Braehead Farm is open YEAR ROUND! Shop, play and stay for lunch!  With the time change, Braehead Farm will be open from 9am-5pm daily.

 Spring through Fall hours are 9am-6pm. 

Our lunch kitchen is open year round from 11-4 on weekends and 11-2 weekdays.  Call ahead for a pickup!  540-899-9848. Check out our Lunch menu page…click link…

Braehead Farm Lunch Kitchen | Braehead Farm

Located at 1130 Tyler Street, Fredericksburg, VA  22401.  540-899-9848

Stop into the market for all of your farm fresh items and local made gifts!

  • Fresh seasonal produce- blueberries, (raspberries and blackberries are trickling in and should be in the market by 7/8/22) leafy greens such as kale, collards, mustard, broccoli, swiss chard, carrots, beets, Kholrabi.  Check out our Pick-Your-Own page!
  • Peaches and corn will be in the market by the 2nd week of July!
  •  White potatoes and sweet potatoes, apples in the market.
  • Beef, pork, shrimp
  • Homemade pot pies, chicken and beef
  • Fresh Free range chicken eggs
  • Dairy fresh milks, creams, ice cream, cheeses
  • Jams, pickled items, sauces, ketchup, mustard, hot sauce, BBQ sauces, ciders, syrups
  • Local made peanut butters 
  • We have fresh baked pies, cookies, muffins and loaf cakes! 
  • baking mixes, gourmet popcorns, and more
  • Gluten free items

10lb FRESH slab of sliced Kunzler bacon.   Order by 12:00 Noon on Wednesdays for Thursday pickup.  Call the market for current pricing.  540-899-9848

Most of our produce that grows in our fields, is also in our market.  You can either “Pick-Your-Own” or purchase already picked in the Market! 
The Family Play-Grounds is also open ($5.00 per person, age 2 and under free) so come on down to pick, shop and play!  Picnic with your family! Check out the indoor glass beehive!  We also offer a Season Pass to the Family Playgrounds ($25.00 per person, age 2 and under free.)  Visit the animals, play in the playgrounds, the hay barn, picnic, play tether ball, volleyball, walk on the slack line, rope the steer heads, and more! 

CALL AHEAD FOR YOUR SPECIAL ORDER BAKERY  ITEMS OR STOP IN

  • Feel free to call the Market and pre-order for pies, cakes, muffins, cookies, dairy items,  for a pickup!  Let us make that special occasion dinner PIE or sliceable LOAF CAKE for you!  Call the Braehead Market at 540-899-984805481bakenjoy
  • PIES: $18.99 each  Apple, Dutch Apple, Caramel Apple Nut, Blackberry, Blueberry, Cherry, Peach,  Fruits of the Forest, Strawberry Rhubarb and Coconut Custard.  Seasonal pies: Pecan, Pumpkin, and Sweet Potato.
  • LOAVES: $8.49 each Apple Caramel, Blueberry, Cinnamon Burst, Cranberry Orange Nut, French Vanilla, Zucchini Nut, Pumpkin, Triple Berry, Banana chocolate chip, Banana Nut, Lemon, Peach Melba.
  • COOKIES: Chocolate Chunk, Double Chocolate Chunk, Sugar Cookie, Oatmeal Raisin,  M & M, and Ginger Molasses.
  • MUFFINS: Peach, Cranberry Orange Nut, Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Apple, Double Chocolate with chips, Pumpkin, Blueberry, Banana Nut, Red Velvet, Rum Butter and corn muffin.

The Market accepts cash, local check with ID or credit card  Be sure to see the OBSERVATION BEE HIVE!  It is a glass, working bee hive.  It is sure to captivate the children while you shop! .

 

 

 

Feb
19
0

Parties!

You can rent a half a barn, or a whole barn.  (If you rent a half, the other side may be rented to another party.)  See pricing details below for THE RED SHED AND THE BLOCK SHED!

At Braehead Farm we welcome the young…and the young at heart…to come and have a fun filled birthday on the farm!  Reserve  The Red Shed or The Block Shed in the Family Play-Grounds!  Each barn rental includes the rental space AND access for your guests to the admission area of the farm called The Family Play-Grounds!  This area is tons of fun and includes a hay barn, corn pit, farm animals, sand piles, slides, a tree deck with slide, and more! (For the general public, this admission area is  $5.00 per person, age 2 & under free!)

Spring, Summer and Fall party time slots are 10 AM – 12:00 Noon | 1 PM – 3 PM | 4 PM – 6 PM  (in Winter we close at 5:00 pm so we lose that last party time slot.)   Plus you can arrive a half hour earlier to set up and get a half hour after for cleanup for a total of 3 hours for your party!   The barn is to be left broom clean and trash in the trash cans.   After your 3 hour party, you are welcome to stay as long as you like in the Play-Grounds or on the rest of the farm!  (You must vacate on time so that the next party may start on time.)

RESERVATION PROCEDURE:  We require a deposit to hold and reserve your party date and time.  This deposit is non-refundable within 72 hours prior to the reserved party time.  Please contact the Braehead Farm Office at 540-899-9848, or stop in to reserve your party.  (We will require a $50.00 deposit for half a barn rental and $100.00 deposit for a full barn rental.  The remaining balance is due upon arrival.)   Your party is NOT reserved until the deposit is received.  This can be done over the phone with a credit card or in person in the Braehead Farm Market.  We do NOT hold dates without a deposit.  Emailing your request and inquiring about a date does not reserve a party.   Emails will be responded to and available dates will be given at the time of the email.   To ensure your date at the time of request, you must place a deposit to hold and reserve it.   Please note: Not all staff cashiers can book reservations, please ask for a party coordinator.  Reservations are best to be made during the weekdays of 9-5 with office administrative staff.  If you call on the weekend and an administrative staff member is not available, you can leave a message for a return call for the first bookings on the next weekday business day. Office/Market 540-899-9848.

IMG_4727The Red Shed is a 1000 sqft enclosed barn with heating and AC.  It has eight, 8′ picnic tables that will seat a total of 80 guests, plus four benches.  It has a front porch overhang area with additional picnic table seating. The seating is separated by the four benches for each side to seat 40 guests and each side has its own entrance for a half barn rental.

Half of The Red Shed – Rents for $150.00 for each side.  You are provided with 30 wristbands for the 30 included guests (adults and children over 2) for access to the barn and Family Playgrounds.  Each additional guest over the 30 is $5.00 plus tax per person.  

Whole Red Shed  – Rents for $300.00.    You are provided with 60 wristbands for the 60 included guests (adult and children over 2) for access to the barn and Family Playgrounds.  Each additional guest over the 60 is $5.00 plus tax each.  

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The Block Shed – is a 1000 sqft 3 sided barn like a pavilion.  It has a mulched floor, lighting, ceiling fans and outlets.  It has eight, 8′ picnic tables that will seat a total of 80 guests, plus four benches.   The seating is separated by benches for each side to seat 40 guests and each side has its own entrance for a half barn rental.

Half of The Block Shed – Rents for $125.00 for each side.  You are provided with 30 wristbands for the 30 included guests (adults and children over 2).  Each additional guest over the 30 is $5.00 per person. 

Whole Block Shed – Rents for $250.00.  You are provided with 60 wristbands for the 60 included guests (adult and children over 2).  Each additional guest over the 60 is $5.00 each.  

All parties must register with Braehead Farm and parties are not permitted at Braehead Farm without reservation.

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  NOTE:  PARTIES MUST VACATE ON TIME.  LOITERING AFTER HOURS IS NOT ALLOWED.  THE LAST BIRTHDAY PARTY TIME SLOT MUST VACATE THE FARM BY 6:30 pm.

  • Parties are not allowed alcohol without Braehead Farm permission and a one day ABC banquet license.  This can be purchased online. Get a Virginia ABC Banquet License
  • Only a WHOLE BARN rental will be allowed to serve alcohol.  A half barn rental will not be approved for alcohol.  Alcohol must stay in the barn.  
  • MUSIC:  Only a whole barn rental will be allowed music.  Any music in a whole barn is to be complimentary to the barn.  It is not to be blasted over the farm as other visiting guests are enjoying a day at the farm.
  • Please, no balloons, silly string or anything else the animals or chickens could eat, outside on the grounds for the safety of our animals and the chickens.   Balloons are allowed inside the barn and MUST be cleaned up/swept after the party. Bounce houses are prohibted.
  • All children must be monitored on the grounds during the parties.  Please do not allow children to chase, throw things, shoot nerf guns, feed or pickup the free range chickens.
  • All dogs MUST stay on a leash.  By law, animals are not allowed in the produce fields.  

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Party Food Options!  You can bring your own food or we can provide the following:  Requires preorder of at least 2 weeks.

(Please note:  We do not have inground permanent grills in or outside of the barns, and fire code does not allow guests to bring in their own various types of grills.  We cannot refrigerator your food or allow you to come into our kitchen to cook or heat up your own food.  You are allowed to bring in your own prepared food, or purchase trays or individual meals from the Braehead Kitchen.  Caterers coming onsite for a party must be approved in advance by Braehead Farm and provide a Certificate of Insurance.)

Below are food trays that Braehead Farm can deliver to your party table in either The Red Shed or The Block Shed during your party!  We deliver at the top of the second hour of your party time which is, either  11:00 AM,  2:00 PM,  or 5:00 PM., unless you tell us otherwise.  (Hourly rentals are served as directed by the party host.)  The following has pricing for TRAYS that serve 10 people.

TRAY PRICING:

 Trays will  serve 10 guests, with condiments on the side (does not include paper products)

10 Individually wrapped Nathans all beef hot dogs, with ketchup and mustard:  $35.00

10 Individually wrapped 2 oz cheeseburgers and/or hamburgers with ketchup and mustard: $35.00

10 Individually wrapped quarter pound cheeseburgers and/or hamburgers with ketchup /mustard:  $55.00

Lettuce and tomato tray for a 10 burger tray: $10.00

10 Individually wrapped BBQ sandwiches with 10  2oz cups of cole slaw, and 2 BBQ sauces: $55.00

Chicken tenders  tray of  40 strips (4 per person) with BBQ sauce and ketchup:  $55.00

Mini corn dog bites tray of approx. 80 mini corn dogs  (8 per person) with ketchup and mustard:   $65.00  

Mini corn dog bites tray of approx. 40 mini corn dogs (4 per person)  with ketchup and mustard:   $35.00

Tray of macaroni and cheese – $30.00

Tray of potato salad – $30.00

Braehead Farm baked DESSERTS:

Pies: Apple, Caramel Apple Nut, Dutch Apple, Apple Cranberry, Apple Raspberry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Cherry, Coconut Custard, Fruits of the Forest, Peach, Pecan, Pumpkin, Red Raspberry, Sweet Potato:  $18.99 per pie

Cookie Trays: 30 cookies – $26.00       50 cookies – 43.00   3 cookie assortments, choice of Chocolate Chip, Ginger Molasses, Oatmeal Raisin, M&M, and Sugar cookie.

Sliceable loaf cakes: $8.49 each, Choice of: Apple Caramel, Banana Chocolate chip, Pound Cake, Cinnamon Burst, Blueberry, Cranberry Orange Nut, Lemon, Peach Melba, Triple Berry, and Zucchini Walnut

Dairy Fresh Ice Cream Quart: $8.99 per quart, assorted flavors, 3 gallon – $65.00

Contact Us

Phone: 540-899-9848
Fax: 540-899-9847
Email: info@braeheadfarm.com
1130 Tyler Street
Fredericksburg, VA22401
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