Pick Your Own Farms in Vermont are a fun outdoor adventure for familiesAn afternoon visit to a pick your own farm in Vermont is a fun and healthy outdoor activities for adults and kids. Farms offer opportunities to pick apples, pumpkins, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and other fruits and vegetables.
Many farms operate farm stands where you can buy pre-picked fruit along with jams and jellies, maple syrup, baked goods, cut flowers, and more. Be SURE to call ahead before visiting the farm to learn what crops are in season; weather and other conditions can affect crops and picking schedules.
707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT, 05301 Phone: 802-254-6868
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3597 Route 74 West Shoreham, VT Phone: 802-897-2777
Also: Peaches, nectarines, pears, plums, berries, cherries. Cider, apple pie, hard and ice cider, fresh cider donuts, apple butter, cider syrup, local and grass-fed pork, beef and lamb. Farm Market is open year round, daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for you to pick up Champlain Orchards goods and to taste hard & ice ciders. Walking tours offered.
Season: Farm stand open year-round; picking produce in season
225 Pavillion Road, East Thetford, VT Phone: 802-785-4737
Also: Farm stand, café, farm tours, classes.
Season: Here’s an overview of what you can expect and when: strawberries: 3 weeks, June into July; blueberries: 3 weeks in July; herbs: June-September; flowers: July-September; pear tomatoes: August-September; pumpkins: October
2682 Mad Tom Road East Dorset, VT Phone: 802-362-9805
Also: Blueberries, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, tours, picnic area, farms stand, gift shop. country store. There are wheelchair-accessible picking areas.
Season: Mid-July to end of August, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m..
2615 Mad Tom Road East Dorset, VT Phone: 802-366-8107
Also: Farm stand with cider, maple syrup. The old trees are all McIntosh and Cortland. Newer trees are growing Gingergold, Zestar, Sansa, Gala, Honeycrisp, Macoun, Empire, Golden Delicious, Northern Spy, and Jonagold.
Season: Raspberries start in early July – open days vary – check the website before you come. During apple harvest season the orchards is open daily except Mondays. Hours on days or operation are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m..
263 Blueberry Farm Road Richmond, VT Phone: 802-434-3387
Also: Live music Tuesday-Thursday evenings in high season.
Season: July, August; blueberry picking is the third week in July through August, or until picked out. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 5 p.m. to dusk; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to dusk; Monday and Friday, closed..
Route 30, on the border of Newfane and Brookline Newfane, VT Phone: 802-365-4168
Also: Family owned and operated, specializing in Vermont-grown produce, jams, maple syrup, baked goods and other Vermont products. Farm stand with apples, blackberries, blueberries, currants, gooseberries, melons, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, strawberries, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, lettuce, okra, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, snap beans, spinach, squash, tomatoes, zucchini, baked goods, cornstalks, fresh cider, gourds, hay, herbs, honey, jams and jellies, jellies, pies.
Season: Mid-June to early August, daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m..
Kurn Hattin Road Westminster, VT Phone: 802-722-3340
Also: The Connecticut Valley Orchard offers all the staples of a New England apple orchard like McIntosh, Cortland, and Macouns, as well as some of the newer varieties like Honey Crisp. The orchards also is restoring some of the heirloom varieties that were originally grown on the orchard including Esopus Spitzenberg and the Roxbury Russet.
Season: September 1-November 1; 8 a.m.-5 p.m..
707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT Phone: 802-254-6868
Also: The Scott Farm offers an assortment of flavorful heirloom apples for baking, cooking, or eating fresh. These include Franc Rambour, Belle de Boskoop, Gravenstein, Lamb Abbey, Maidens Blush, Reine de Reinette, and Claygate Pearmane Pearman. The Farm Market opens informally with blueberries and apricots beginning in late July for self serve. It is fully staffed in late August, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., selling products like our fresh cider, honey, Sidehill Farms jellies & jams, VT maple Sriracha, Maine sea salt, Plymouth cheeses, Grafton cheese, maple syrup, etc.
Season: Late August to Thanksgiving, daily, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Button Falls Road Pawlet, VT Phone: 802-645-0888
Also: Farm stand with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries. Customers may purchase pre-picked or pick-your-own berries. The farms also offers an assortment of fresh vegetables for sale.
Season: Mid-June to October, 8 a.m.-6 p.m..
1168 Old Stage Road Williston, VT Phone: 802-879-5226
Also: Farm stand with apples, blueberries, cherries, beans, beets, eggplant, green beans, lettuce, peas, peppers, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, zucchini, baked goods, doughnuts, fresh cider, pies, gourds, herbs; tours; gift shop
Season and Hours: Open daily from late April to December 24; apple season is September to mid-October; Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
150 Chapin Road Essex, VT Phone: 802-879-6210
Also: Apples, pears, pumpkins, squash, baked goods, cider jelly, doughnuts, fresh cider, pies, cornstalks, gourds, hay, honey, jams/jellies, straw, maple syrup; tours, hayrides, petting zoos, picnic area
Season: September 1-October 31, daily, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m..
529 Wellwood Orchard Road Springfield, VT Phone: 802-263-5200
Also: Farm stand with apples, blueberries, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, strawberries, baked goods, cider jelly, doughnuts, fresh cider, pies, gourds, honey, jams and jellies; tours, hayrides, petting zoos, picnic area, gift shop
Season: Mid-June - November 1; call for hours..
604 Route 7 South Bennington, VT Phone: 802-447-7780
Also: Farm stand with apples, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, baked goods, cider, jams and jellies, maple syrup; picnic area, tours, salsas, pickled vegetables, apple and pumpkin butters, honey, fudge, Cabot cheese on wheel and cheese assortments, wine and Vermont souvenirs, home made peanut butter, pies, pastries, and apple cider donuts.
Season: April-December and August-October, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; April-August, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m..
Last Resort Farm 2246 Tyler Bridge Road Monkton, VT Phone: 802-453-2847
Also: Zucchini, eggplant, chard, beet greens and baby beets, green onions, basil, fresh garlic, garlic, snap and shelling peas, gooseberries, mulberries, currants, raspberries in the cooler. Blueberries too!. Also, non-organic maple syrup always available
Season: June-July. Call ahead to plan a picking date..
72 Miller Road Brattleboro, VT Phone: 802-254-6925
Also: Farm stand with nectarines, peaches, plum, butters, fresh cider, jams and jellies, pumpkins, squash; farm tours
Season: Mid-August to mid-November, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m..
130 W Hill Road Putney, VT Phone: 802-387-5851
Also: Farm stand with Apples, blueberries, peaches, raspberries, corn, pumpkins, baked goods, cider jelly, doughnuts, fresh cider, pies, jellies, eggs, honey, jams/jellies, maple syrup; hayrides; picnic area; wagon rides; live reindeer; gift shop.
Season: Summer and Fall, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; winter, 10 a.m.-5 p.m..
125 E Dover Road Wilmington, VT Phone: 802-464-5618
Also: Farm stand with beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, lettuce, peas, peppers, pumpkins, snap beans, spinach, squash, tomatoes, zucchini, honey, maple syrup, mail-order wreaths, mail-order Christmas trees, tours, picnic area, birthday parties, living Christmas trees in containers, tree stands. Fall ornaments including pumpkins, hay bales, corn stalks, potted mums, sunflowers, kale, and cabbage.
Season: May-December, 9 a.m.-5 p.m..
511 Miller Road East Dummerston, VT Phone: 802-254-9111
Also: Certified organic PYO strawberries, blueberries, apples, and peaches. Farm stand sells only home-grown fruits, cider, and maple products.
Season: Mid-June to Columbus Day..
16 Us Route 4 East Mendon, VT Phone: 802-775-5477
Also: Farm stand with apple wine, baked goods, doughnuts, fresh cider, pies, eggs, jams/jellies, maple syrup, honey; farm tours.
Season: September-October, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
216 Orchard Road Shelburne, VT Phone: 802-985-2753
Also: Farm stand with apples, peaches, pumpkins, squash, baked goods, doughnuts, fresh cider, pies, ginger jack, honey, maple syrup
Season: Late August – mid-October, Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
4884 East Bethel Road Randolph Center, VT Phone: 802-728-4273
Also: Farm stand with blueberries, beans, beets, corn, cucumbers, green beans, lettuce, onions, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, zucchini, fresh cider, cornstalks, hay, straw, maple syrup, and gourds, plus beef, pork, pasture- raised chicken and turkey, eggs, and local cheese and yogurt.
Season: Early July-November 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m..