Greene Meadows Farm

 

A Traditional Christmas Experience

HomeOur Trees & WreathsContact InformationHistoryPictures

deneen.png

Welcome to Greene Meadows Farm!
One of the last choose and cut Christmas Tree Farms in Central Virginia!

 


Christmas 2021

Update 3 (28 Nov) Sadly all 310 pre-cut trees have been sold.  We have limited choose & cut trees (primarily white pine) available as well as wreaths and roping.  If you reserved a pre-cut tree they are tagged and ready for pick up.  If you are looking for a tree we suggest visiting the Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association website to identify a farm that has inventory.    

Update 2 (24 Nov) Pre-cut trees have been picked up and are on the Farm.  Anne, Morgan and Malou are busy decorating wreaths and I have almost completed set up.  A note on the petting zoo, unfortunately the flock is experiencing common health issues which prohibits us from putting them in the zoo this year.  You can still see them in the pasture.  We look forward to seeing our old customers and meeting new customers.  As a reminder we will open on 26 Nov (Black Friday) at 10:00.  We want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.    

Update 1 (2 Nov)  Christmas 2021 is nearing and I hope it finds all healthy and well.  We're busy getting things set up for opening day on Friday 26 Nov; Pre-cut Concolors, Fraser Firs, Douglas Fir and Canaan Firs to be picked up the week of Thanksgiving.  I was able to get a few more trees than I got last year from my supplier which is fortunate as the tree shortage continues.  As those who came out to the farm last year may remember, we made changes to our operation to ensure the safety of our customers and staff by constructing a porch across the front of the green sales shed so customers can take cover during inclement weather while not being enclosed. Given the small size of the sale shed and the resulting inability to distance, we will continue this year to have customers not enter the shed. This arrangement work very well last year with good feedback from the customers.  It improved throughput while still allowing us to interact and visit with our customers.   Anne will again set up her cash register on a table in front of the doors and will display the products in the sales shed like jellys and jams, tree stands, ornaments, mugs, etc. so that you can still purchase them.  Hot Chocolate and Cider will be served under the porch through the window to the left of the doors.  We will continue to have hand sanitizing stations around the farm.  I will post the next update during the week of Thanksgiving.   

Welcome to Greene Meadows Farm
 

It is our objective to provide a traditional Christmas experience to our friends, neighbors, and customers.

We invite you to come out to the farm and search through over 7 acres of trees or choose from our selection of fresh pre-cut trees featuring the Concolor Fir.

After you've either cut a tree from the fields or selected a pre-cut tree, visit our new Christmas Shop, enjoy a cup of complimentary Hot Chocolate or Cider and a Candy Cane, and browse our selection of ornaments and other decorations and gift items.

Augment your traditional family decorations by choosing a freshly made wreath, table center piece, swag, or garland.

Visit the lambs and don't forget your camera...you'll want to capture the moment or take a picture of the beautiful mountains and scenery.

 

A Note to Our Friends, Neighbors, Loyal, and New Customers...

It's hard to believe but Christmas is almost here.  We've been busy preparing for your visit sprucing up the farm.  This is a year round job but takes on a higher priority during November.  The original porch we put up last year was destoyed in a wind storm in March and was literally blown over the the top of the sales shed.  We've reconstructed it better securing it to the ground and the sale shed itself ot hopefully mitigate a repeat event.   

As I mentioned in the update I will pick up the Pre-cut trees the week of Thanksgiving.  I was fortunate to get a few more trees than I got last year.  We will have Concolor, Fraser, Douglas and Canaan Firs of a variety of heights to include 12 plus Fraser Firs.       

For our Concolor Fir customers, we will continue to have a nice selection pre-cut trees from our supplier in Pennsyvannia.  Remember all of our pre-cut trees are cut the week of Thanksgiving and are stored out of the wind and sun to preserve freshness.  We continue to have a nice selection of 7-8 foot and 8-9 foot Concolors.   

For choose and cut we have a nice selection of White Pines and a very reduced selection of Canaan Firs, and Spruces.  COVID impacted out ability to get seedlings this year and the early summer drought killed a number of last years plantings.  We have doubled the number of seedlings on order for the Spring planting.   

By popular demand, we continue to offer our Greene Meadows Farm private label preserves, jelly's, and relishes that include Apple Butter, Black Berry Preserves, Pumpkin Butter, Horseradish Mustard and Hot Pepper Jelly. Our new selection this year is Strawberry Cranberry Preserves.  These items make great stocking "stuffers" and great gifts for friends and family.  Remember to reserve a jar or two for your own enjoyment. 

Based on demand, we will also continue to offer the Krinner Tree Stand; you may recall Anne refers to it as the "marriage saver" stand.  Once you see the demonstration you'll want one.  We are awaiting there arrival and hope they are not caught in the supply chain back log.  UPDATE:  Good news the Krinner Stands have arrived!!!!

We will continue to have the Boy Scouts conducting fundraisers during the season.  Boy Scout Troop 174 is scheduled to sell bake goods hot dogs, hamburgers and pit beef sandwiches on 4 Dec.  Plan to come out and have lunch on the farm while supporting the Scouts.   

Santa continues to be impressed with the letters he received last year from the farm and has agreed to provide the "Special Mail Box" again this year.  As you may remember John had a long talk with Santa three years ago and he agreed to give us a special mail box for direct mailing to the North Pole.  It has been so successful that Santa has agreed to let us use it another year.  So if your interested in sending Santa a letter, you can bring it with you to the Farm or we will have paper and pencils so you can write one during your visit.  An Elf from the North Pole Post Office comes down after each weekend and picks up the letters so you can be sure Santa is going to see them.  Santa let John continue to borrow one of Santas old sleds for the Farm for pictures. 

A Ho Ho Hogan and Big Bo Update....Both are doing well but are far from being able to venture down freely to the selling area.  I know I said this last year but both are 5 year old puppies weighing in around 80 to 100 lbs respectfully.  I'm sure Garrett will bring them down on a leash or you can see them wrestling in the back yard.  We hope they'll be ready some year soon to join us at the selling area.

Anne's shop will be open with tree care supplies, wreaths, and unique items to include ornaments, and decorations.  As mentioned we will continue the arrangement we introduced last year.  Anne will display the items for sale and will set up the cash register on a table infront of the doors under the new porch.  We will continue our tradition of offering complimentry hot cup of cider or hot chocolate and coloring books and candy canes. 

We say this every year and it is true...The most enjoyable part of the farm is visiting with our friends and neighbors who return each year to  make us a part of their Christmas and meeting the new folks who venture out to Greene Meadows in search of that traditional Christmas experience.

For your convenience we accept checks and credit cards.

We look forward to seeing you again this year!

-The Ensor's
John, Anne, Morgan, and Garrett


Useful External Links
National Christmas Tree AssociationVirginia Christmas Tree Growers Association