Upcoming Events at Virtue Cider
(To see all company events, please visit our Events page.)
In addition to our orchard and cider houses, our 48-acre farm is home to an array of animals, through our heritage breed rehabilitation program.
These animals enjoy a safe environment and daily care, and they help keep our property trimmed and keep our soil heathy. You can meet our animals when you visit Virtue Cider. As part of their rotational grazing program, we move them from time to time.
Gloucestershire Old Spot Pigs
traditional English orchard pig that helped eat felled apples and pomace
orchard lore: their spots supposedly from apples falling from trees
help till our soil by rooting out invasive species
low-maintenance and hardy breed
they can be bred for wool, dairy, and meat
our resident “mowers” that graze to keep the natural grasses maintained
Chickens (Breeds include Ancona, Easter Eggers, Blue Silkies, Blue Orpington, Cream Legbar, Barred Plymouth Rock, Dominique, and Rhode Island Red)
We also have a couple daily walks through the farm where one of our farmers will lead people to see our pigs, sheep, ducks, and rabbit Grimes. Here's that schedule:
-Lamb Lounge Visit and Pig Walks: 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, and 4:30pm
-Grimes the Giant Rabbit comes out for visiting hours at: 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm.
If you're interested in seeing our animals, please let one of our Bottle Shop staff know and they'll connect you with one of our farmers to show you around.