Nothing beats being able to pick your own fruits, vegetables, and berries. Thankfully the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas are graced with a large number of orchards and farms where you can hone your U-Pick skills, have a fun day out, and take home the fruits of your labor. Give it a shot! It beats a trip to the supermarket.
Blue Sky Farm and Winery creates four wines that contain blueberries and no other fruit or vegetable ingredients.
Stuart's Fruit Farm in Westchester offers flowers, vegetable plants, apple picking and pumpkin picking, and in the winter Christmas trees.
The Orchards of Concklin in Pomona, NY, offers pick your own produce, a farm stand and bakery, and fresh pressed apple cider.
Kesicke Farm Cattle sells natural Black Angus beef and other meats along with produce and seasonal fruits.
Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm sells a wide variety of apples and pumpkins all of which you can pick yourself as well as choose and cut Christmas Trees.
Hurds Family Farm specializes in giving visitors a real Fall Harvest experience and a family fun outing on a family owned farm.
At Soons Orchards you'll find fresh-picked apples or U-pick, real apple cider, homegrown and local fruits and vegetables, delicious homemade pies
Apple Ridge Orchards is a scenic pick-your-own apple orchard, peach orchard and pumpkin patch growing 15 varieties of pick-your-own apples.
Homegrown Mini-Golf on Kelder's Farm features real vegetables, fruit, grain and herbs. All of the plantings in the mini-golf garden are edible.
Golden Harvest Farm is open year round operating a Market, Cider Mill, Bakery, farm market, and pick your own fruit orchard.
At DuBois Farms you can pick your own nectarines, plums, apples, pears, peaches, grapes, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, or purchase from the farm market.
Ochs Orchard provides fresh homegrown fruits & vegetables. Their country goods can be found in their Farm Market or you can pick your own.
Samascott Orchards is a family run 200 acre orchard/farm in Kinderhook, NY offering u-pick berries, fruits and vegetables.
Breezy Hill Orchard grows more than 100 varieties of apples & other fruit. Breezy Hill Orchard is certified in the Eco Apple program.
At Masker Orchards, you can drive right to the tree with your family and all of your picnic gear for an idyllic day in the country.
Stone Ridge Orchard offers high quality fruit, baked goods, and the joy of picking your own fruit right from the orchard.
Maynard Farms is a u-pick farm nestled in the rolling hills of the beautiful and scenic Hudson Valley.
Kelder's Farm is a u-pick farm with events, activities for kids, attractions, and a Community Supported Agriculture program.
Thompson-Finch Farm is a family-run fruit farm that specializes in growing certified organic strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and apples.
Fishkill Farms is an apple orchard diversified fruit, vegetable, CSA farm. In addition to 40 acres of apples, they grow peaches, nectarines, black currants, cherries, and pumpkins.