Welcome to Thornton River Orchard & Market LLC

CLOSED for the season

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See you all in July!

About Us

We are a family owned and operated business, with 3 generations in the fruit production  industry. We offer fresh fruits grown on site and other various produce items, as well as locally sourced market items. We have a large variety of canned goods ranging from jams, jellies, salsa, pickles, and beets. On our shelves you will also find 5 brands of local raw honey.












We are nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on Rt. 211 Highway just three miles west of Sperryville before Skyline Drive.

Often times we get the question "Can we go in the orchard and pick?" To clear up any confusion, we are NOT a you-pick operation. We pick all of our produce and bring it down to the market for retail. Why, you might ask? Well simply put, our trees grow too tall and require a ladder to pick, which can create potentially hazardous situations.

What's New

April 11, 2018

We are currently closed but wanted to give our customers an update on what's currently going on. We have been busy pruning and prepping our trees for the upcoming crop. The peaches and nectarines are almost in full bloom but its still too early to tell what the crop load will be like, fingers crossed though. The apples are starting to show bloom but with this crazy weather we have been having, anything is possible. We look forward to what this year has in store for us and can't wait to see everyone when we open!!

July 30, 2018

Thing are a little gloomy here at the market today with more rain here for the week. We got out early this morning and picked some yellow nectarines before the storm moved in, and let me tell you they are GOOD!! When we get a break in storms we intend on picking the whites so they should be hitting the market floor sometime this week. We still have lots of peaches coming in, both whites and yellows. 

August 22, 2018

Good news, apples are here in the market and we have more to pick! In another week or so we will have everyone's favorite, HONEYCRISP!! We still have lots of yellow peaches but whites are all done for the season. We plan on starting to press our fresh apple cider around Labor Day and will have it available through the rest of the season.