Welcome to Waterpenny Farm

We are glad you are here. Please browse our site to find out more about us, our growing methods, and what is happening on the farm.

For a weekly box of vegetables from the farm, consider buying a share in Waterpenny Farm CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Each year we offer 19 weeks of vegetables from early June through early October. We have Wednesday delivery sites in Warrenton, Arlington and in Lorton, and Thursday pickup at the farm in Rappahannock county.  If you are interested in our CSA program, please click here for more information. We are now registering on-farm shareholders for the 2015 season.  Our delivered shares are all sold

If you would like to find out more about working on the farm, please visit our internship page.  We are finished hiring interns for the 2015 growing season.

Check out our harvest schedule to see a basic outline of what we grow and when it is available.

14th Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, April 25, 9-3:  Every Spring we host this fun community event, which starts our season of on-farm sales. Many local growers come to sell a wide variety of high-quality plants for your garden. You can find native plants, flowering shrubs, herbs, annual and perennial flowers, and vegetable starts, as well as hand-crafted garden items. We also offer refreshments for sale, good company, and gardening advice. Come to the Waterpenny Farm stand at the sale for flower, herb, and vegetable plants for your garden! It’s always a fun community event.

Vendor list:

Blue Ridge Botanicals:  Herbs, Perennials, and Fruiting Shrubs

Hill House Farm & Nursery:  Native Perennials, Shrubs, Grasses, and Vines

Morningside Farm & Nursery  :  Perennials, Specialty Annuals, and Herbs

RCHS Farm to Table Program:  Student-grown Plants

Waterpenny Farm:  Vegetable, Herb, and Flower starts; Farm Produce


Green Pieces:  Garden benches & tables from recycled wood

Shade Tree Metal Art:  Hand crafted metal garden ornaments


 Living Sky Foundation:  Creating a Miniature Ecosystem” Earth Day workshop

Old Rag Master Naturalists:  local naturalists' wisdom


Food and Drinks for a picnic or to take home:

Belle Meade School:  Baked goods, fruit, coffee

Savory Smoke:  Locally smoked meats and fish

Wild Roots Apothecary:  Botanical Beverages, Bubble Tea, snacks

Meet us at the Market!


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What is a Waterpenny?

Hi, We're Rachel Bynum and Eric Plaksin, and we run Waterpenny Farm. Enjoy learning about our farm.


Waterpenny Farm
Rachel Bynum & Eric Plaksin
53 Waterpenny Lane
Sperryville, VA 22740
Phone: 540-987-8567

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