Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Southern Ohio? Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Southern Ohio,
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. If you find anything outdated or
inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) 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 this year 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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -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 February 2019, and other timely information:
Notes for February 2019: Not much growing outside at this
time of year, unless you live in southern California, southern Texas, Florida or
along the Gulf coast where citrus are ripe, and believe it or not, the blueberry
and strawberry season in those areas is about to start. See your state harvest calendar
. And this is a good time to learn how to preserve foods ahead of the season,
like making applesauce or jam. See our comprehensive list of
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.
It is also a great time of year and easy to
make your own ice cream,
even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. If you have any questions or suggestions,
feel free to write me!
Valentine's Day - February 14
See this website for Valentines Day history, facts and
Amazon's top picks for fast, easy, inexpensive gifts for the man, woman or
children in your life!
Easter will be April 21, 2019
- if you want to take your
children to a free Easter egg hunt -
see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt!
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!
Southern Ohio U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2019, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
The Gold Family Farm - beans, beets, corn (sweet), cucumbers,
eggplant, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes,
4799 Fisher Road, Athens, OH 45701. Phone: 740-249-4608. Alternate Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Please call ahead for availability.
Directions: Directions: Located 5 minutes outside of Athens between Athens
and Albany off US RT50/32. The road is identified as County Road 17 at the
highway but is also known as Fisher Road. We are approximately 1.5 miles out
and will be on the right.
Click here for a map and directions. Most produce will become available
late June-Mid July and be available until frost in the fall; Please Like our
Facebook page to stay informed. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard,
Discover, AmEx. The Gold Family Farm also hosts the Gold Family Farm Flea
Market the 3rd weekend in October. Please call for information.
Click here for our Facebook page.
Lick Run Berry Patch - three varieties of thornless blackberries
State Route 278 South, Nelsonville, OH, 45764. Phone: 740-753-3911.
Alternate phone: 740-753-4818.
Vest Berries and Produce - blackberries, raspberries (Autumn,
18170 Mush Run Road, Stewart, OH 45778. Phone:
[email protected]. Open:
Strwberries in May and thornless
blackberries will begin around August 5; Any questions call or follow us on
fFacebook at vest berries; every day 9 to 7;Closed Wednesdays.
Directions: We are 2.7 miles off state route 690 on Mush Run road. Any
problems with direction please call me.
Click here for a map and directions. Blackberries are thornless; They
are full of ripe berries at this time; Season for them will be about 3
weeks; Red Raspberries will have a slim season due to the weather; Season
will last about a month. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers.
Click here for our Facebook page. We have chemical free tomatoes all summer long, sweet corn, beens,
greens, sweet onions, potatoes and peas at the farm and at the Athens
Farmers market on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Sweet potatoes are available at
the market from September thru March.
Comments from a visitor on May 29, 2011: "I liked the farm very much. Best straw mulching for
strawberries I have ever seen."
- pumpkins, tomatoes,
Weber Road, Jackson, OH 45640. Phone: (740) 978-8099. Email:
[email protected]. Open: seven days a week 9:00 am to 8:00 pm; maze
open Friday and Saturday from 7:00 pm till 11:00 pm. Directions: Off State
Route 32 Near Henderson Arena. 10 miles west of Jackson, turn left at county
road 23, go 3/4 mile turn left on Weber Road third driveway on left.Click
here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: September