Vermont Open Studio Weekend presented by the VT Crafts Council - Memorial Day Weekend May 28-29, 2022

Pick Your Own Farms in Vermont are a fun outdoor adventure for families

An 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, and other fruits and vegetables. Many farms operate farm stands where you can buy pre-picked fruit along with foods , cut flowers, and more. Call ahead before visiting the farm to learn what crops are in season; weather and other conditions can affect picking schedules.
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Pick Your Own Farms in 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.
Mendon Mountain Orchard

16 Us Route 4 East Mendon, VT Phone: 802-775-5477

PYO crops: Apples
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.
Tree Planting Season - Shelburne Orchards - Shelburne, VT
Shelburne Orchards

216 Orchard Road Shelburne, VT Phone: 802-985-2753

PYO crops: Apples
Farm Stand: Apples, peaches, pumpkins, squash, baked goods, doughnuts, fresh cider, pies, ginger jack, honey, maple syrup
Picking Season: Late August – mid-October, Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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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..
Pink Champagne Currants - Champlain Orchards - Shoreham, VT
Champlain Orchards

3597 Route 74 West Shoreham, VT, 05770 Phone: 802-897-2777

PYO Crops: Raspberries, blueberries, currants, cherries, apples
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
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..
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..
Adams Apple Orchard

1168 Old Stage Road Williston, VT Phone: 802-879-5226

PYO crops: Apples
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.
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..
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..
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..
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..
Last Resort Farm

Last Resort Farm 2246 Tyler Bridge Road Monkton, VT Phone: 802-453-2847

PYO crops: Pick-your-own red and black currants, raspberries, mulberries, and blueberries by appointment only. Call 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..
Wellwood Orchards

529 Wellwood Orchard Road Springfield, VT Phone: 802-263-5200

PYO crops: Apples, blueberries, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, strawberries
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..
Cedar Circle Farm Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center

225 Pavillion Road, East Thetford, VT Phone: 802-785-4737

PYO Crops: Strawberries, blueberries, herbs, flowers, pear tomatoes, pumpkins.
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
Liebig Berries

Button Falls Road Pawlet, VT Phone: 802-645-0888

PYO crops: Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries
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..
Chapin Orchard

150 Chapin Road Essex, VT Phone: 802-879-6210

PYO crops: Apples
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..
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..
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..
Owl's Head Blueberry Farm

263 Blueberry Farm Road Richmond, VT Phone: 802-434-3387

PYO crops: Blueberries
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..
Lincoln Farm

4884 East Bethel Road Randolph Center, VT Phone: 802-728-4273

PYO crops: Pumpkins.
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..