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A.J. Gross & Sons Orchard

#5 of 19 things to do in Bedford Features Animals
6817 Wheats Valley Rd, Bedford, VA 24523-5182
+1 540-586-2436
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Apple Blossom Festival

We came as vendors for the Gross's Spring Blossom Festival, but left as friends. Walter Gross is a... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Connie K
Bedford, Virginia
via mobile
"Fall Harvest"

Easy signs brought me here. It was charming and very well stocked on produce and pumpkins.I brought... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
regina a
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6817 Wheats Valley Rd, Bedford, VA 24523-5182
+1 540-586-2436
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We came as vendors for the Gross's Spring Blossom Festival, but left as friends. Walter Gross is a wonderful, kind​ man. The orchard is beautifully maintained. The fried fruit pies are the best you will ever taste! They offer fresh fruits, canned fruits, vegetables and...More

Thank Connie K
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Easy signs brought me here. It was charming and very well stocked on produce and pumpkins.I brought a white pumpkin and some very nice apples. Nice family owned feel.

Thank regina a
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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!...More

Thank 757scf
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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....More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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

Thank Art D
Reviewed 6 November 2016 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...More

Thank BettyBoop515
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 25 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.

Thank cokeman72000
Reviewed 25 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.

Thank Fonville H
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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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10 March 2016|
Response from Peg S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if anything is happening at the orchard this time of year. The only event I recall is an apple festival.