About

Organic Fruits & Vegetables Near Washington, DC

Located 70 miles west of Washington, D.C. in Rappahannock County, Virginia, The Farm At Sunnyside grows certified organic fruits and vegetables for sale locally. Land not in agricultural production is actively managed for biodiversity and beneficial ecosystem services.

Consumers can purchase our produce at the Dupont Circle and Reston farmers’ markets and through an on-farm community supported agriculture program. We also supply a limited number of wholesale outlets and fine restaurants.

The Farm At Sunnyside blends sustainable agriculture with environmental protection. Our commitment to organic production means that our food as well as our soil and water are free of toxic chemical residues. We take additional actions to restore habitat for native wildlife, including the pollinators that help make it possible to grow a wide diversity of produce.

Our land is protected by a conservation easement ensuring that it will never be developed. And we are continuing to search for ways to reduce energy consumption and diminish our carbon footprint.

Welcome to our website and thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.

Click here to watch farm owner Nick Lapham and conservation manager Sam Quinn talk about the farm’s mission at a recent forum sponsored by College of the Atlantic in Maine.

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    The Farm at Sunnyside is proud to serve two local farmers' markets:

    Dupont Circle

    Reston

Watch The Farm at Sunnyside Video

TFS_videoThe Farm at Sunnyside is located 70 miles west-southwest of Washington DC along the edge of Shenandoah National Park. The farm's objective is to grow food while preserving and increasing biodiversity. Watch the video.

Farmer Goes Wild Fostering Native Plants Alongside Organic Produce

BayJournal2014[By Whitney Pipkin and published by the Bay Journal] In many ways, the more than 400 acres that Nick Lapham manages and farms south of Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park is the wildest it has been since the 1750s. Read more

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