New in 2018 – Bacon Seeds for Pastured Pork

We moved our young family out of the “burbs” and onto 10 acres in the country almost twenty years ago in order to bring home our two horses, raise some laying hens, grow our own vegetables, and start a small orchard.  We’ve been on the road to self sustainable living ever since. Shortly after we…

Our Vineyard

It’s Official!!!   The order has been placed, the deposit paid and on April 6, 2017 Graystem Farm & Vineyard will take delivery of our first vinifera grape vines.   This first test block planting will include Albariño, Syrah (Clone 100), Syrah (Clone 877), Sémillion, Norton, Cabernet Sauvignon (Clone 337), and Traminette. Why did we select these particular…

Welcome!

Graystem Farm is a small family owned and operated farm in central Virginia located between the James and Appomattox rivers.   In the 19th century it was part of a larger farm known as “Fairfield,” today our farmstead is named Graystem Farm for the gray stem dogwoods that line a spring fed creek along our…