Pick Your Own Fruits and Veggie 2022 Fall Season is now open starting with…..Pick Your Own sustainably-grown and pesticide-free Figs & Apples (Honey Crisp and Gala were first – more varieties each week) plus late summer vegetables/produce including a selection of over 30 varieties of heirloom tomatoes! Check our Facebook page for updates.
During PYO season…your first step is to Stop by our farm stand and Register and pay your PYO admission fee,* and get your wristband and baskets to hold your pickings. We’ll orient you to what PYO fruits and vegetables are in which section of the farm and what’s ripe that day :).
*During pick your own season June through mid-November: Pick Your Own fruits and vegetables includes a Weekday $3.50, per-person admission fee to help support the farm. Weekends & Holidays Sept/Oct. only, the Admission fee for PYO is $11/person includes a hayride. We accept Cash, Venmo, Paypal, Zelle, and Credit Cards* (for CC only, there is a $15 minimum). *Sorry we don’t accept Discover or Am Ex.
[Weekends only, during Sept/Oct Apple Season, Groups of 15 or more we are asking you to call or text in advance to make a reservation / appointment to be sure we can accommodate you during our busiest times. Please Text Gaile, 610-888-6969, in advance with your group name & number of people (and receive a response) BEFORE you arrive – to work out a time that works for you and the farm.]
Please follow social distancing suggestions and current CDC guidelines when Covid rates are high.
Sep. & October only: Weekend/holiday admission is $11/person, includes a Hayride.* Get admission wristband at Farm stand, and you pick your own baskets.
Also included in weekend admission are personal golf cart rides to and from pick your own Apple varieties, Figs and VeggieLand areas!
*Weekend/holiday admission includes hayrides, whether you choose to take advantage of them or not
Get admission wristband at our farm stand, and you pick your own baskets.
Pick Your Own Produce: a variety of fruit (and in fall our specialty: apples many different varieties from Honey crisp to heirloom varieties from 100-plus year old trees) and vegetables/produce is a great family outing, and with 35 acres there is plenty of room. Indian Orchards in Media, PA is a great place to teach kids where their produce comes from.
*We have a pay for what you pick policy (per lb/pint) – Please be careful – weight can be deceiving. Also, we can’t put the fruit back on trees or bushes!
Mid-Summer Brings pesticide-free fruits and produce: Pick your Own Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Peaches, and more, as mother nature wakes each up. Plus early summer vegetables.
Late-Summer Brings: Pick your Own Late-season Peaches and early Apples and more – but what is fruiting when shifts with mother nature. Pick your own vegetables including a selection of over 30 heirloom tomatoes too!
Late Summer/Early Fall will bring Picky Your Own Apples galore – we have many unique apple varieties on our over 100-year-old orchard, plus PYO figs too!
At our Farm stand we also have produce that we have picked for you (admission is always fee to stop by out farm stand and shop). Along with other goodies like our own honey and products that compliment our sustainably-grown and pesticide-free fruits and veggies. We are a small-staffed, family-run farm – please bear with us as we work with Mother Nature to get the first of the Summer crops for you at our farm stand.
In Fall: Pumpkins, Apples, Cider, Raspberries, some figs – Cider often sells out, but if you’re lucky – you can see us make up the next batch….
Fruits and Vegetables Grown Using Sustainable and Pesticide-free Techniques
Our Fruits and vegetables are grown using Pesticide-free techniques, natural & sustainable; we also use IPM or integrated pest management.
Stop by the farm stand to register and get baskets to hold your haul, pay the $3.50 per person picking/admission fee to help sustain and support our over 100-year old orchard and the labor-intensive, pesticide-free techniques we use. We’ll also let you know what’s in season that day and where to go on the farm. Let us know if you are looking for a specific variety of fruit – especially apples – we have many different varieties. Don’t forget a hat and sunscreen! If you decide not to pick your own fruit – you can buy what we have already picked for you at our on-site farm stand.
What Fruit is Available When?
Fruit ripens in its own good time with help from pollinators and the weather, but listed below is the general months/seasons when our fruits and veggies are available (they often overlap):
June: Blueberries (these wake up/ripen first); then Raspberries and and Strawberries TOO, plus some early vegetables
August: blackberries, plums, nectarines, peaches, pears, apples, vegetables (tomatoes – over 30 heirloom varieties – have definitely joined the produce crowd)
September: raspberries, blackberries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears, early Pick Your Own Apples,
October: Some Peaches and figs, our own Cider, Lots of Apples*, Pumpkins & Mums at the farm stand. Late-season raspberries, pears, persimmons. (*In very late October & November – sometimes pick your own apples may be done, but we usually still have apples and cider at our farm stand.)
November: Apples* and cider, pumpkins. (In November – sometimes, pick your own apples may be done, but we usually still have apples and our own cider, plus honey & firewood at our farm stand.)
December: Christmas trees & holly (we cut sustainable Christmas trees in advance, or you can select your own and have us cut it for you) (we also have sustainable firewood for sale – call and ask for details or click to see our firewood for sale page.
If you’d rather have us pick what’s ripe for you, you can also grab what we have at our farm stand.
Come explore the variety of fruits and vegetables on our 100-plus-year-old orchard.