Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Southeast New Mexico?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Southeast New Mexico, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. Beware of copycat websites (such as the one that starts with "Eatwell", "pickit" and the ones that ends with ".farm"; they do not verify or update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China, as well as some 20-somethings trying to make a quick buck), so theirs are always out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly. Since 2002, I make updates daily (each farm as changes are reported, or I find it). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for 2018 as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!

What's in season in October 2018, and other timely information:

Notes for October 2018: Autumn is here! Apples, pears, Fall raspberries, figs, winter squash , corn mazes and pumpkin patches are here. And there are still tomatoes, corn and other vegetables in most areas. Check your area's copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates.

See these pages to find a local apple festival, and see our guide to apple varieties (when they ripen, best uses), . Also picking tips, recipes, canning and freezing directions for apples, pumpkins, peaches, tomatoes, corn etc.

See our comprehensive list of easy home canning, jam and jelly making, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now.  They have all copied their information form here and usually do not ever update.  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong or outdated, please write me!

Health insurance: Open enrollment is almost here.  You may have heard  that health sharing plans, like Liberty and Medi-Share are less than half the cost of ObamaCare plans. We have a complete, simple comparison of the 6 major health sharing plans here.

Children's Consignment Sales occur in both the Spring and Fall  See our companion website to find a local community or church kid's consignment sale!

Southeast New Mexico U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2018, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Chaves County

Curry County

DeBaca County

Eddy County

  • Blessed From The Garden - beans, beets, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peaches, pecans , peppers, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    3505 Cass Dr, Carlsbad, NM 88220. Phone: 575-628-1724. Fax: 505-628-1724. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Go South on Old Cavern highway to Russel, turn left. 1st Street is Cass Dr, turn right - ya can't miss it. Crops are usually available in April through November. Open: Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm,Saturday and Sunday 7am to 5pm. Open from Easter till first frost October/November; We have specialty green crops grown hydroponically all year: Tomatoes, cukes, salad greens, herbs, just about everything from A to Z; We grow the hottest peppers in the World; Naga Morich, Dorset Na Saturday, and Bhin Jolakia'. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. All crops are Organically Grown and picked fresh to order. Saturdays, we are at the Farmer's Market on the Courthouse Lawn first thing in the morning till ll:00am,but someone is always at the garden.

Lea County

Lincoln County

  • San Patricio Berry Farm - apples, berries
    Hwy 70, San Patricio, NM. Phone: (575) 653-4502. Email: [email protected]. Directions: located in the village of San Patricio, approximately 17 miles east of Ruidoso along Hwy 70. San Patricio Berry Farm is a family owned and operated farm located in the mountains of southern New Mexico. San Patricio Berry Farm produces high quality apples and berries and provides the opportunity for individuals to experience the pleasure of picking their own fruit on an active farm.

Otero County

  • Cadwallader Mountain Farms - farm market specializing in cherries, peaches, plums, pears and apples, and vegertables
    13 Mountain Park Rd 961 US Highway 82, High Rolls Mountain Park, NM 88325. Phone: (575) 682-2351. Alternate Phone: (575) 921-3284. Email: [email protected]. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. We have Bing, Rainier and Montmorency cherries available. The Bing cherries will be the first cherry ripe, followed by Rainier and Montmorency. We will have other fruits available later in the season which include Peaches, Prunes, Plums and Pears and Apples. (UPDATED: May 22, 2017)
  • Nichols Ranch and Orchards - cherries, apples, plums, figs, restrooms
    236 Cottonwood Canyon Road, La Luz, NM 88310. Phone: (575) 430-7953. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. We have 600 cherry trees over featuring 15 varieties including Bing, Lambert, Stella, Sam, Rainier, Royal Anne and Mount Morenci. U-pick or we pick mid June thru end of July. We have approximately 20 acres with old and new varieties, such as Gala, Red and Yellow Delicious, Jonathan,Honey Crisp, Rome, McIntosh, Golden Supreme, Fuji, Black Twig, Stayman and Red Winesaps, and not least but last Arkansas Black. We have 80 trees of Wilson Delicious apricots- large, firm, beautiful color and flavor. We also have Cherry plum, Red heart and Elephant heart plums,Alberta and JH Hale peaches, Brown turkey figs, Bartlett pears, Sugar prunes, Grandprize prunes, and Blue Damson plums. We have Limousin- Angus cross cattle, grass fed. Call for availability. Click here for a link to our Facebook page
    Comments from a visitor on June 21, 2010: "The owners and employees were very kind and helpful and the cherries were chin dripping juicy."

Roosevelt County


Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)