Pick Your Own Farms in Southern Vermont

PYO Apples - The Landmark Trust USA - Dummerston, VT
The Landmark Trust USA

707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT, 05301 Phone: 802-254-6868

Take home the fruits of your labors from this historic working farm and orchard

It’s the best of both worlds at The Landmark Trust USA’s historic Scott Farm: You can pick your own apples, peaches and pumpkins and you can enjoy the fruits of others’ labors. The 571-acre farm, which dates back to 1791, offers pick-your-own Honeycrisp and Gala apples and Contender and Red Haven peaches beginning Labor Day weekend. As the season unfolds, you can pick Macs, Cortlands, Jonagolds, Macouns and Spigolds in the western orchard and peaches, Macs, Cortlands, Empires, Shizukas and Grimes Goldens in the eastern orchard – and then come pumpkins! At the Farm Market, plenty of treats are on sale in addition to apples, peaches, nectarines and grapes. There are cider donuts, of course, as well as pies, heirloom apple cider and Vermont-made products.
Scott Farm - VT - Pick Your Own
Scott Farm

707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT Phone: 802-254-6868

Pick your own apples, shop at the Market

Fall wouldn’t be fall without apples! Come and enjoy Scott Farm made famous in the movie The Ciderhouse Rules. Preserved by The Landmark Trust USA, this 571-acre farm offers PYO areas, ponds, picnic tables and a farmstand full of heirloom apples and fresh pressed cider. Have you ever tasted Thoreau’s favorite apple, the Blue Permain? Have you ever tried a Medlar? These are just a few of the unique fruits available at Scott Farm Orchard in addition to peaches, pears, quince and plums. The Market is open Labor Day through the November.
Boyd Family Farm

125 E Dover Road Wilmington, VT Phone: 802-464-5618

PYO crops: Blueberries, raspberries.
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..
Dwight Miller and Son Orchards

511 Miller Road East Dummerston, VT Phone: 802-254-9111

PYO crops: Apples, blueberries, peaches, strawberries.
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..
Mad Tom Orchard

2615 Mad Tom Road East Dorset, VT Phone: 802-366-8107

PYO crops: Apples, raspberries, cherries
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..
Green Mountain Orchards

130 W Hill Road Putney, VT Phone: 802-387-5851

PYO crops: Apples, blueberries
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..
Wildwood Farm

2682 Mad Tom Road East Dorset, VT Phone: 802-362-9805

PYO crops: Blueberries, gooseberries, currants, raspberries
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..
Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop

604 Route 7 South Bennington, VT Phone: 802-447-7780

PYO crops: Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries.
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..
Dutton Farm Stand

Route 30, on the border of Newfane and Brookline Newfane, VT Phone: 802-365-4168

PYO crops: Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries
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..
Cortland Hill Orchard

72 Miller Road Brattleboro, VT Phone: 802-254-6925

PYO crops: Apples
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..
Connecticut Valley Orchard

Kurn Hattin Road Westminster, VT Phone: 802-722-3340

PYO crops: Apples
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..