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A Fresh Look: Pick Your Own Fruit & Veggies

Where to pick-your-own fruits & veggies at local farms and orchards, plus U-pick tips and kid-friendly recipes for each crop.




No wonder families flock to farms, orchards and markets for the U-pick experience: It’s a hands-on way for kids to learn about nature and nutrition. Still, you’ll need to know a few things before you hit the fields. Find out when each crop is in season, where to pick them and tips to make the most of the trip.

 

 

 

Click to See Where to Pick

 

Strawberries

 

 

Cherries

 

 

Berries

 

 

Peaches

 

 

 

 

Plums

 

 

Nectarines

 

 

Pears

 

 

Apples

 

 

Pumpkins

 

Remember: Picking dates in our guide are approximate and depend on the weather and demand for the crop. Always call a farm or visit its website to confirm a crop is available before you visit!


 


Fruit photos courtesy of www.pachd.com

 

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