2020 Pick Your Own Fruit and Vegetable season is over for 2020. We are all picked out of PYO Apples: (But do stop by our farmstand for fruits and veggies picked for you and get oriented to what PYO fruits and veggies are where ripe that day 🙂 -We are Offering a flat $8 admission to our lovely 100-plus-year old orchard that includes a socially-distanced, small group/family hayride. Masks and social distancing required.
During pick your own season: Pick your Own fruits and veggies includes a $2.50 admission fee (cash preferred) to help support the farm. Pick your own fruit and vegetables 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 fruits and vegetables come 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: Pick your Own Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Peaches, and more – but what is fruiting shifts with mother nature. In early August – Blueberries are thinning out, early raspberries are gone, but another raspberry crop is ripening for later. Mid-season peaches are beginning to thin, but Late season peaches are about a week or so away.
Late summer Early Fall, Picky Your Own Apples is all picked out currently, but first come, first served for fruits and veggies in our on-site Farmstand; plus our own honey.
At our Farmstand in late September, we also have late veggies and some fruit that we have picked for you. 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 farmstand.
In Fall: Pumpkins, Apples, Cider, Raspberries, some figs – Cider often sells out, but if you are 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 $2.50 per person picking 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: Raspberries and Blueberries, some early veggies
August: blackberries, plums, nectarines, peaches, pears, apples, vegetables (tomatoes have definitely joined the veggie crowd)
September: raspberries, blackberries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears, early Pick Your Own Apples, pawpaws, vegetables
October: Cider, Apples* (Pick-your-own currently picked out in late September – but stop by the farmstand), Pumpkins & Mums at the farmstand. Raspberries, pears, persimmons. (In very late October & November – pick your own apples may be done, but we usually still have apples and cider at our farmstand.)
November: Apples* and cider, pumpkins. (In very late October & November – pick your own apples may be done, but we usually still have apples and our own cider (and honey & firewood) at our farmstand.)
December: Christmas trees & holly (we cut Christmas trees in advance, or you can select your own and have us cut it for you) (we also have firewood for sale – call and ask for details). We may also have firewood for sale as well.
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.