Reaping Rappahannock

 

Photo by John McCaslin

From juicy apples and grapes to colorful pumpkins and winter squash, October is a busy harvest month in Rappahannock County. Seen here, a picker climbs a ladder at Jenkins Orchards in Woodville to reach for one last ripened apple that could wind up in a homemade pie.

Photo by John McCaslin

At Waterpenny Farm in Sperryville bountiful organic squash, eggplant, sweet peppers and more fill the barn stand.

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And high above Rappahannock Cellars in Huntly an aerial camera captures autumn’s grape harvest, which this year will be crushed into 16,000 cases of wine and specialty vodka.

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