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Pick Your Own Farms in Southern Vermont

Pick Your Own - Scott Farm - Dummerston, VT
Scott Farm

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

Popular farm, with 130 varieties of heirloom apples, on track to host future pick-your-own days

For years, the Scott Farm has been a favorite pick-your-own location for locals and visitors. Hit hard by Mother Nature in 2023, the farm is on track to be back in 2024 for pick-your-own apples (McIntosh, Cortland, Jonagold, Spigold, Gala, Honeycrisp, to name a few), peaches (like Contenders and Red Havens) and plump pumpkins. The farm, where cultivation dates back to 1791, grows 130 varieties of heirloom apples in its orchards and also features pears, plums, cherries, berries, nectarines, medlars and apricots. Stop by the farm store for fruit, baked goods and Vermont-made products and to have a bite at Pippin’s Cafe. Check the website for picking dates and dates for other activities, from crepe nights to movie nights and concerts.
PYO Apples - The Landmark Trust USA - Dummerston, VT
The Landmark Trust USA

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

Farm, orchard, known for heirloom apples, goes back to the late-18th century

The Scott Farm in Dummerson, part of Landmark Trust USA in Vermont and the key location for the filming of “The Cider House Rules,” has been in active cultivation since 1791, typically offering 130 varieties of ecologically grown heirloom apples. (Check the farm website for conditions this season, following May’s deadly frost. Pick-your-own opportunities and fruit available for sale have been affected.) The 571-acre farm also typically offers an array of different pears, plums, peaches, cherries, a variety of berries and other fruits. Stop by the enticing Market for fruit, jams, jellies, homemade pies and cider. Or stop by Pippin’s Cafe for coffee and a snack. The farm hosts a variety of events, from orchard walks and crepe nights to information sessions on pruning and grafting and other activities.
Blueberries at the Shack - Wildwood Farm - East Dorset, VT
Wildwood Berry Farm

2977 Mad Tom Road East Dorset, VT, 05253 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..
Green Mountain Orchards - Putney, VT - Photo Credit American Aerial Scenes LLC
Green Mountain Orchards

130 West Hill Road Putney, VT, 05346 Phone: 802-387-5851

PYO crops: Apples, blueberries, peaches
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: mid-July to October, 8am - 6pm.
Mad Tom Orchard - East Dorset, VT
Mad Tom Orchard

2615 Mad Tom Road East Dorset, VT, 05253 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 of operation are 9am - 5:30pm.
Boyd Family Farm - Wilmington, VT
Boyd Family Farm

125 East Dover Road Wilmington, VT, 05363 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 & Sons Orchard - East Dummerston, VT
Dwight Miller and Son Orchards

511 Miller Road East Dummerston, VT, 05301 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.