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Casselmonte Farm

Casselmonte Farm Casselmonte Farm grows specialty vegetables and berries in Powhatan VA. All of our products are grown using organic methods. Come visit!

We grow asparagus, heirloom vegetables, shiitake mushrooms, berries, Bradford watermelons and Baby Ginger organically! We sell Thursdays, Powhatan Farmers Market (4:00-7:00) and Saturdays at South of the James Farmers Market in Richmond (8-12:00).

Operating as usual

PEARS We have two varieties on the farm. A European variety called Plumblee and an old southern variety - Kieffer. Plumb...
09/15/2021

PEARS
We have two varieties on the farm. A European variety called Plumblee and an old southern variety - Kieffer. Plumblee is sweet and juicy and we will make Pear Preserves from these. The pictured pears are Kieffers and they are destined to be pickled. Nothing better than working with your own produce particularly when you have beaten the deer, european hornets and other assorted pests

Farm cannot sell until things open up; but, if India or I are ill we are in the same position.
04/19/2020

Farm cannot sell until things open up; but, if India or I are ill we are in the same position.

COVID - 19
There is much discussion about when and if our COVID-19 restrictions should be changed. A picture of April so far. I am not ready to get back into the water at this point. A significant increase in testing might change my perspective,

Fire, Flour and Fork - 2019. Bill with Turmeric grown on our farm.
12/09/2019
FFF19 EDIT

Fire, Flour and Fork - 2019. Bill with Turmeric grown on our farm.

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Fire,Flour and Fork came to Powhatan on Halloween. Bus load of "foodies" having lunch at the Brewery at Fine Creek while...
11/02/2019

Fire,Flour and Fork came to Powhatan on Halloween. Bus load of "foodies" having lunch at the Brewery at Fine Creek while I explained "Growing Taste at Casselmonte Farm"

Photos from Bill Cox Supervisor District 4's post
11/01/2019

Photos from Bill Cox Supervisor District 4's post

10/23/2019

Powhatan - it is really very simple - go with a proven leader!!!

Powhatan is part of Fire,Flour & Fork and so is Casselmonte Farm!!!
10/17/2019
"Wild Ginger and Turmeric" Tour — Fire, Flour, & Fork

Powhatan is part of Fire,Flour & Fork and so is Casselmonte Farm!!!

Hop on a bus at Chesterfield Towne Center and tour some of Chesterfield’s and Powhatan’s rural gems, from Shalom Farms to Broadfork Farm, from Steam Bell to Fine Creek breweries, where we’ll meet Bill Cox of Casselmonte Farm.$75

Time away from the farm !
09/03/2019

Time away from the farm !

We had a blast !!! And as the float says ELECT BILL COX to Keep Powhatan Rural.

07/31/2019
Keep Powhatan rural

My Vision for Powhatan is simple - keep it rural! Must be the farmer in me.

Pls remove me from your list.
07/08/2019

Pls remove me from your list.

Waldvogel Commercial Properties, Inc is pleased to announce the sale of 627 Townside Road in Roanoke Virginia.

James Dixon of Mishap Games purchased the property which operated as the Fiji Island Restaurant Remembering Fiji Island Restaurant for more than 40 years. Michael Waldvogel CCIM, SIOR and Krista Vannoy, CCIM, SIOR represented the seller in the transaction.

Mishap Games is a local tabletop game store with board games, role-playing games, miniature games, and collectible card games. The expansion plans will turn this former restaurant into a retail store with a bar serving beer and wine, and a small kitchen specializing in mid-century cocktail party food.

The property was under contract within 90 days of being placed on the property by our sales team and closed in 57 days!

CCIM Institute

Lovely forest-grown Shiitake mushrooms at SOJ tomorrow! Great grilled for Saturday dinner, in scrambled eggs Sunday morn...
06/07/2019

Lovely forest-grown Shiitake mushrooms at SOJ tomorrow! Great grilled for Saturday dinner, in scrambled eggs Sunday morning or sauted next week! One of the Superfoods!

On the back porch of Casselmonte Farm hangs this sign. It is from India's childhood home in GA. One day I will have "not...
05/29/2019

On the back porch of Casselmonte Farm hangs this sign. It is from India's childhood home in GA. One day I will have "nothing to do" or maybe I will just ignore what I have to do !

When Bill is not planting, picking or weeding !!
04/19/2019

When Bill is not planting, picking or weeding !!

Bill Cox seeking District 4 seat

Contributed Report
Bill Cox has announced his candidacy to become the District 4 representative on the Powhatan County Board of Supervisors.
India and Bill Cox operate a commercial vegetable and berry farm in central Powhatan nestled on the Appomattox River. Relative newcomers to Powhatan, arriving in 2006, they quickly became involved in the community. In 2015, India received Powhatan’s Chamber of Commerce’s highest award –The Kathy Budner Award - for community involvement. Bill, meanwhile, began his community involvement on Powhatan’s Planning Commission, where he has served for almost eight years.
Bill Cox is a native of South Carolina and a graduate of Emory University. He spent seven years in the Marine Corp Reserves and started his business career in Atlanta with the Chubb Insurance Group. Chubb, a specialty underwriter in the property and casualty insurance world, sent Cox to Virginia in late 1980 to build their Virginia operation. Cox has spent a life-time enjoying the outdoors – most often with a bow or fishing rod in his hand. His son, daughter-in-law and two grandsons live in Hanover County.
Politically, Cox has been an independent all his life and is a fiscal conservative. He wants to preserve the unique rural lifestyle that Powhatan offers, while understanding economic growth is needed. To blend the two, he believes Powhatan must brand itself as an alternative to Chesterfield and Henrico not a copy. That also means development (residential or commercial) must complement Powhatan not change it and must pass a right- scale/right- place test. Cox understands the critical need to bring more commercial development to the Route 60 stretch from Flat Rock east to the Chesterfield border. Large residential development in this stretch would bring more traffic congestion and higher taxes. Commercial development would bring jobs and an improved tax base.

Well, it's started ... baby Heirloom Tomatoes growing, growing, growing! Exciting!
03/06/2019

Well, it's started ... baby Heirloom Tomatoes growing, growing, growing! Exciting!

Ain't it the truth?!?
01/05/2019

Ain't it the truth?!?

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Ain't this the truth?
01/05/2019

Ain't this the truth?

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My Mira asleep in my lap ... right where this 15.5 yr old should be!
12/14/2018

My Mira asleep in my lap ... right where this 15.5 yr old should be!

12/09/2018

9" of snow at 5 PM - Worried about the Hoop Houses. I was able to pull about 40% of the snow off - all I could reach !! Snow is tapering - we will be fine if it does not crank back up.

At 6+ inches, soup made for dinner, it's time for an Irish coffee. Dog snuggled next to me, two at my feet, Moody Blues ...
12/09/2018

At 6+ inches, soup made for dinner, it's time for an Irish coffee. Dog snuggled next to me, two at my feet, Moody Blues singing to me, bird/squirrel feeders full (at least at this moment!), Bill happy. Let it snow ... it's gonna do what it will! Hope all are safe & warm.

11/24/2018

Headed to St Stephens FM tomorrow morning with ginger, turmeric, Hayman sweet potatoes and honey ... but my computer system is so old, it won't upload my photos! Trust me! They are all amazing! And we are in doors tomorrow, so don't let the rain slow you down! You still need to eat! :)

11/17/2018

I have pictures to post of Casselmonte's Turmeric, Hayman Sweet Potatoes and Ginger which will be available at St Stephens' Farmers Market tomorrow, but the system won't download them. So Come See Them In Person ... Forget Electronics! 9-12:00 Saturday, corner of Three Chopt and Libbie!

11/10/2018

Change in seasons .... Casselmonte will bring amazing heirloom sweet potatoes to St. Stephens FM tomorrow, along with baby Ginger and Turmeric! Be healthy! Eat well!

Freshly harvested baby Ginger and Turmeric will accompany Casselmonte to St. Stephens Farmers Market tomorrow morning. A...
11/02/2018

Freshly harvested baby Ginger and Turmeric will accompany Casselmonte to St. Stephens Farmers Market tomorrow morning. Also on the table ... raw Honey and forest-grown Shiitake Mushrooms! See you at St. Stephens tomorrow morning - 8-12:00!

Ginger, Turmeric and honey coming to St. Stephens FM this Saturday! Maybe Hayman sweet potatoes! See you there!
11/01/2018

Ginger, Turmeric and honey coming to St. Stephens FM this Saturday! Maybe Hayman sweet potatoes! See you there!

Casselmonte is bringing beautiful forest-grown Shiitake mushrooms, baby ginger and turmeric, and raw honey to GrowRVA's ...
10/26/2018

Casselmonte is bringing beautiful forest-grown Shiitake mushrooms, baby ginger and turmeric, and raw honey to GrowRVA's South of the James farmers market! All good and good for you! All super foods! See you there!

Produce for Westchester Farmes Market!
09/06/2018

Produce for Westchester Farmes Market!

Good food and laughter make for a delightful late summer evening.
09/03/2018

Good food and laughter make for a delightful late summer evening.

Address

1405 Giles Bridge Road
Powhatan, VA
23139

General information

Organic family owned farm which was started by India and Bill Cox in 2008

Telephone

(804) 598-2457

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Are you selling at any markets this year?
Hi, I am with Town Hall.

We are preparing a Welcome Kit for new residents that are moving into your community.

Our Welcome Kit can only feature one Market and I would like to discuss your being the exclusive Market for your communities’ new residents.

I would like to schedule a time when you are expecting me so that I may drop off a sample of our "Welcome Kit" and explain the program in greater detail.

Please message me or for immediate assistance, feel free to call or text me on my cell which is listed below.

Thanks.

Carole Merwin
(804)539-9433
Where are you and your wonderful blueberries? And raspberries???

Frances
Local grower, Bill Cox of Casselmonte Farm, and Brian Nelson of Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, explain how their relationship helped launch and the important role Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist, Dr. Reza Rafie, at Virginia State University played in ensuring the success of this local beer with a BIG national following in Episode #4 of Partners Podcast. Listen here: tinyurl.com/yhp7nmfx Omar Faison
// BUSKEY ORANGE GINGER CYSER COLLABORATION //
Buskey Cider x Black Heath Meadery

Crafted from Virginia apples and Virginia wildflower honey, baby yellow ginger from Casselmonte Farm, and orange peel. Currently fermenting in the tank and getting drier by the day.

Dropping @ Buskey Cider on 08.10 during the Scott’s Addition Big Release.
Guess who will be at market tomorrow, 8 am - Noon? Casselmonte Farm!
We’re so proud to have friends like Bill & India Cox of Casselmonte Farm and we’re so very happy for them being able to provide Hardywood Park Craft Brewery with their ginger for brewing in the super tasty varieties of the infamous Gingerbread Stout!
Wonderful local collaboration between two of our members! Casselmonte Farm and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Congratulations to Casselmonte Farm and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery for the great article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch yesterday. Virginia State University Cooperative Extension Specialists are proud to have worked with Casselmonte to help provide technical assistance & info to help make their ginger business such a success.
Thank You so much for the Okra. Very yummy!!!
Made the most extraordinary potato salad this past Labor Day with Casselmonte Farm's delicious potatoes! Can't wait to make it again - I'll be picking some up at Westchester Farmers Market today!
When Bill and India Cox purchased Casselmonte Farm, they had planned to have a simple garden for themselves. Their aspirations blossomed into a thriving venture.

Read their story “For the Love of Taste” on p. 4 of Connection Magazine: https://bit.ly/2J0pGuS

Read the latest issue of Virginia State University's College of Agriculture magazine! IN THIS ISSUE: Extension news & events • Ag research updates • Spotlight on Casselmonte Farm in Powhatan and Browntown Farms in Warfield • History of Virginia FFA Foundation's and Virginia FCCLA's African-American roots • And more! Read it at:https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56bb6533c2ea51c6431244f6/t/5ad8d1ccaa4a99ecf93105cc/1524158925634/Connection_Srp18WEB.pdf Virginia Cooperative Extension Virginia State University Alumni Association Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer ServicesMorning Ag Clips Ag Is America
Bill and India Cox of Powhatan's Casselmonte Farm are familiar faces to Virginia State University Cooperative Extension programs and often credit much of their success to our specialists Dr. Reza Rafie, Dr. Theresa Nartea, Chris Mullins, Andy Hankins and more. Check out their story in this month's Food & Wine magazine on how they marketed their baby Hawaiian white ginger, to Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. It was a match made in heaven and the start of a beautiful longterm relationship based on their iconic . Read more how one beginning small farmer thought out of the box and launched a local movement.... Virginia Cooperative Extension Virginia Association for Biological Farming Fans of Virginia Craft Breweries Virginia Craft Beer Magazine
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