Where in Houston area of Texas to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!
This month's notes: May 2015: Spring IS here! Strawberries and blueberries each have a very brief season; don't miss them: See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as strawberry festivals and blueberry festivals. Organic farms are identified in green! Also make your own ice cream - see How to make ice cream and ice cream making equipment and manuals.) Have fun, eat healthier and better tasting, and save money by picking your own locally grown fruit and vegetables, and then using our easy canning and freezing directions!
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Thomas Family Ranch - blackberries,
12753 Hahn Rd, Sealy, TX 77474. Phone: 979-865-9796. Email: email@example.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: April 17, 2014) (UPDATED: June 26, 2011)
- Froberg Vegetable & Fruit Farm - PYO strawberries and prepicked
11875 County Road 190, Alvin, TX 77511. Phone: (281) 585-3531. Open: starting in January and going through May from 9am-5pm 7 days a week, weather permitting so check the website or call before coming out. Directions: click here for a map and directions. Pick your own Strawberries is weather permitting usually . You will have to pay for all the Strawberries you pick, in 2015 they are $2.25 per pound and can be paid for with cash, credit, or check. You must purchase one of our Froberg Buckets and they are $1.00 each (cash only). The buckets can be used every time you come to pick. No outside containers are allowed. The hours for picking are (UPDATED: April 28, 2015, JBS)
Comments from a visitor on March 28, 2011: "My 4-year-old daughter and I went strawberry picking at Froberg's this weekend. It was our first time there. I was apprehensive when we arrived, because the parking lot was packed and I could see that there were a lot of people out in the field picking strawberries. I was worried that it might be picked over, especially because we were there on a Sunday so I figured Saturday had been busy too. It turned out to be awesome though. We ended up going out in the part of the field that was furthest away from the store, and I don't think anyone had been there all season. The plants were completely covered with red, ripe, beautiful strawberries. I highly recommend Froberg's, and will definitely be back!"
Comments from a visitor, March 26, 2008: "(besides the pyo strawberries), They do have a full vegetable stand and a sausage/meat mini-stand next door. They have good celery and greens in season, wonderful tomatoes, and okra. Most of the rest of their produce is shipped to them, including dried beans, live plants, and dried fruit and nuts. They also have canned goods of all descriptions, plus gallons of local honey in glass jars (they were $22 last year).
Funky Monkey Farms - Minimizes
chemical and pesticide use, apples, beans, beets, blackberries,
broccoli, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs,
grapes, grapefruit, herbs/spices, lavender, lemons, muscadine grapes,
melons, nectarines, onions, oranges, other citrus, peaches, peppers,
persimmons, plums, summer squash, tangerines, winter squash, strawberries,
tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg,
780 Burton Street, Alvin, TX 77511Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: It looks like they are a members-only CSA now; last we heard, they said, Pick your own is not available until January 2014; Not all crops are UPick (like anything involving you standing on a ladder;) Until then, we pick and offer it at the farm stand. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. We grow unusual varieties. If you're looking for the same stuff you see at the grocery store, you won't find it here. Who wants a green bell pepper when there's purple, orange, yellow, red, and tie-dye to choose? Try something new! Want to read our free monthly newsletter? Send an email to email@example.com and let us know! A lot of citrus have giant thorns! Be aware and look before you pick. Citrus thorns are very large and very sharp! Keep your eyes open and don't let yourself get distracted!. (UPDATED: April 28, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: November 04, 2013) (UPDATED: October 22, 2013) (ADDED: July 02, 2012) (UPDATED: January 22, 2013)
Price Organic Farm -
are used, beans, broccoli, carrots, cucumbers, melons, onions,
pumpkins, summer squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Fresh eggs, farm
7539 County Road 400, Brazoria, TX 77422. Phone: 979-798-9668. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Year round operations; Monday thru Friday 4:00 pm to dark Saturday open from 9:00 am to dark Sunday open after 1:00 pm to dark. Directions: Hwy 2004 going South, you turn right on County Road 400 (at caution lights) travel down til you see our sign on the left hand side. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: April 11, 2012)
Berryland Farms of Texas - blackberries, blueberries, cucumbers,
figs, peaches, peppers, plums, summer squash, tomatoes, other vegetables,
Honey from hives on the farm, concessions / refreshment stand,
porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food)
2877 Fm 1941 Road, Winnie, TX 77665. Phone: 713-551-6360. Email: email@example.com. Open: May thru mid July; Tuesday to Sunday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Directions: Coming from Houston area on I-10 east, take exit #819 (Stuckey's), stay on service road 2 1/2 miles, turn right on N. Pear Orchard Road., travel 5 1/2 miles to Berryland Farms. Click here for a map and directions. Blackberries and Peaches ripen in May Blueberries, Tomatoes and other vegetables ripen from June until mid July; Figs ripen around the first of July. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Please visit our website for more information. (UPDATED: March 06, 2015) (ADDED: June 02, 2008)(UPDATED: March 10, 2012) (UPDATED: April 01, 2013)
Fort Bend County
Blessington Farms - blackberries, blueberries, pumpkins,
strawberries, tayberries, concessions / refreshment stand,
porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school
510 Chisolm Trail, Simonton, TX 77476. Phone: 832-444-8717. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Please see our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: 40 miles west of downtown Houston. Just west of Katy and Fulshear. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Harvest Festival and Hay Maze: September 27 to October 31, Strawberries: November 25 to May 31, Blueberries: May 15 to June, Blackberries: June. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. With strawberries grown hydroponically, you can pick standing up, so less bending over and strain on your back. We are a four season berry farm with strawberry season starting in late November. Farm Funland activities for kids (hay rides, Sand Mountain, barrel train rides, animal encounter with heritage breed chickens, big slides, pedal cars, Fall Festival and more).Pick your own blueberries, strawberries, and thornless blackberries. Pumpkin Patch & Fall Harvest Festival. Fishing in a beautiful pond. Farm Funland: Outside adventures for the entire family including hay rides, giant slides, hay maze, barrel train ride, pedal cars, sand mountain, nature play area, steer roping, pony hops, and animal encounters (including chickens, miniature goats, camels, mini-donkeys and zebu). Shaded picnic areas. The perfect place to visit for school field trips. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 20, 2013) (ADDED: November 28, 2012)
A visitor writes on March 11, 2013: "Excellent location, farm is great for adults and kids alike! "
Fruits and Such Orchard - PYO blackberries and peaches
6309 Avenue U (at Bowerman), Dickinson, TX, 77539. Phone: 832-443-6733. Open: Monday to Friday from 6pm-8pm; Saturday and Sunday open all day . Pick-your-own Blackberries and Peach orchard. Blackberries are ready starting in early May. Herb Garden. Tomatoes, zucchini and other vegetables, Flowers.
A visitor writes on July 03, 2013: "Great time at this little orchard in Dickinson! Great breeze off the Gulf made the hot day not too bad. Good number of peach trees - lots of variety! Plums too! Several varieties of tomatoes and blackberries. Great deal on bay leaf trees. They keep their Facebook page very up to do and and questions quickly."
Comments from a visitor on June 09, 2011: "Just wanted to add a comment so there'd be a more recent one under their information and people will be able to see they're still current in operation.. My family and I have visited Renee and Wilson at Fruits N' Such Orchard several times already this Spring/Summer, and have already enjoyed blackberries, tomatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, cucumbers, cantaloupe and finally..the PEACHES!! The herb garden is doing well as are the Guineas who run around all over the orchard producing lovely eggs for the kids to enjoy watching hatch as well as for purchase. Truly a worthy family farm to come visit with good prices and convenient hours. They also have a Facebook site, where they post the things going on at the farm each day...what's ripe, what's picked out for the day, egg availability, special hours, etc. Check them out soon!!"
A visitor submitted this on June 11, 2008, and says: "I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the orchard. Picked two gallons of blackberries and toured the grounds. I especially appreciated the Herb Garden, with unusual and rare plants. " (ADDED: May 10, 2008)
- Landry's Pecans - pecans, U-pick and already
5215 Avenue O, Santa Fe, TX 77510. Phone: 409-925-8399. Email: email@example.com. Open: We will not be open for pecan picking for the 2014 season due to the poor pecan crop. Check back with us in the Fall of 2015. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: October 15, 2014) (UPDATED: November 16, 2013) (UPDATED: November 05, 2012) (ADDED: January 11, 2012)
Jollisant Farms Strawberry & Vegetable Garden -
organic methods, strawberries,
11351 County Road 203 Plantersville, Texas 77363. Phone: 936-894-2766. Alternate Phone: 936-870-5550. Fax: 936-894-3418. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: year round on Tuesday through Sunday from 8am to 5pm, closed on Monday. Directions: Take highway 105 to Plantersville Turn South on FM 1774, go 1 mile turn Left on County Road 203 go 1.5 miles we are on the Left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. We are a natural grower. We use organic methods (but we are not certified!)(UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 09, 2014, by JBS) (UPDATED: July 02, 2013) (ADDED: October 17, 2012)
- S & L Farms -
organic methods, pumpkins, summer squash, Other fruit or veg,
4606 Cr 186, Anderson, TX 77830. Phone: 830- 832-9755. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October, November. Open: We are open 7 days a week if no bad weather; if the gate is open come on in. We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, only.
B&M Farms - No pesticides are
used, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, figs, lemons,
muscadine grapes, melons, oranges, pears, peas, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash,
tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, Honey from hives on the
farm, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, restrooms, picnic
area, school tours
2365 Blueberrypatch, Silsbee, TX 77656. Phone: 409 385-1200. Alternate Phone: 409 299-2836. Fax: 409 385-1200. Email: email@example.com. Open: season will open on May 30; from 7 am to 7 pm; always call before you come to check on crop availability. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. We also have Pure and Sugar Free Blueberry Juice, Blueberry Syrup, Blueberry Jelly, Mayhaw Jelly, Fresh Shelled Pintos, Zipper Cream Purple Hull Peas, Farm Grown Vegetables, watermelons, cantaloupes, and Organic Fertilized Coastal Bermuda Hay. In the Fall, we also have a pumpkin patch-pick in the field, kiddie (mini) corn maze, and tractor-pulled hay rides. No pesticide used. Eat while you pick. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: September 03, 2013)(ADDED: May 02, 2011)
Sztraky Farms - blackberries, and prepicked produce, snacks and
2541 FM 92, Silsbee, TX 77656. Phone: 409-385-2835. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Wednesday and Saturday only, from 8am till 1 pm or when we are picked out for the day. Directions: Click here for the contact the farm form and directions. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May, June. Payment: Cash, Check. Sheep for sale either as livestock or to butcher. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: May 27, 2011)
Turkey Creek Farm - No pesticides
are used, blueberries, restrooms
3472 Gore Store Road, Village Mills, TX 77663. Phone: 409-289-2642. Email: email@example.com. Open: Starting May 16, 2015, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7:30 am until 5 pm; Monday through Thursday by appointment. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: From Kountze, Texas, travel north on highway 69, 10.3 miles to Gore Store Road on your right, just past the entrance to Wildwood Community. From Woodville, Texas, travel south on highway 69 through Warren, Texas, to the Hardin County line. Continue another 1.2 miles to Gore Store Road on your left, with a Texas Parks & Wildlife sign for the Turkey Creek Trail on your right. We are 2.7 miles from highway 69, in the grey cinderblock building on your right with a white-rock drive. Click here for a map and directions. Our early varieties, Stars, Emeralds and Blue Crisp are ready for picking mid-May to early June, followed by Premier, Austin and Climax which are ripe from June through July and into August. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. We are a family-owned & operated U-Pick Blueberry Farm. We do not use chemicals of any kind on our fields. Our U-Pick berries are $10/gallon. Picked berries are available by pre-order for $20/gallon, and frozen berries in a 5lb freezer box for $25. Harnesses & buckets are available for use. For your convenience, blueberry lemonade & water are sold on premises. An indoor wheelchair-accessible restroom is available. Like our Facebook page for updates and pictures. We are proud to be Texan owned and Texas grown. (UPDATED: May 09, 2015) (UPDATED: July 03, 2014) (UPDATED: June 18, 2014) (UPDATED: May 09, 2014) (UPDATED: May 05, 2014) (UPDATED: May 04, 2014) (UPDATED: June 12, 2011) (ADDED: May 15, 2011)
Atkinson Farm - strawberries and blackberries
3217 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, TX 77388. Phone: 832-381-8202. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: March 1 to October 31; Monday through Friday 10 - 6 and Sunday 10 - 2. Directions: Just 3 minutes from Old Town Spring. Take I-45 North, Exit FM 2920 - Spring Cypress Road, Go west 2.0 miles on Spring Cypress Rd, Look for sign on the left. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard . (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 28, 2011, suggested by a visitor)
Comments from a visitor on April 28, 2011: "had a great time picking strawberries with my kids. the ladies in the market were friendly and helpful. good selection of fresh produce."
Blackberries Of Houston.com - blackberries,
19531 Cypress Church Road, Cypress, TX 77433. Phone: 281 373 5357. Email: email@example.com. Open: starting the last week in May and then through most of June; call first, normal picking hours are 730am to 12 noon, seven days a week, includes Saturday and Sunday, Just get in the gate before 12 noon and you can stay until you finish picking; We closed the gate at 12 noon; Most people can pick one gallon of blackberries in 30 minutes to one hour; Blackberries depends on weather, Call our pre recorded daily status report and confirm. Directions: Our farm name is the same as our web site with a map or out of Houston take 290 west to Mueschke road exit, turn right on Mueschke road and go two miles to a right turn at Cypress Church road, go 1/2 mile to 19531 cypress church road on the right. Sign at gate. or note. You can take Huffmeister Road to the end and it turns into Cypress Church road and it takes you to 19531 Cypress Church road and the gate and sign on the left ro. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Payment: Cash, only. Blackberries Only. WE DO NOT PICK BERRIES. We will furnish you a one gallon picking bucket and a pan for you to carry the berries home in. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: May 22, 2012, from their email notice)
Chmielewski's Blueberry Farm - No
pesticides are used, blueberries, restrooms
23810 Bauer Hockley Road, Hockley, TX 77447. Phone: 281-304-0554. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm, Wednesday from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm Estimated Season is Late May Through Mid July (Check the Website). Directions: From Houston: Take Highway 290 to Becker Road, Turn right on Becker, Go 1 1/2 miles to Bauer Hockley Road. Turn right on Bauer Hockley. Go approximately 1/4 of a mile and we are on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Estimated Season is late May through Mid July (check the website!) Season varies a bit yearly. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: June 30, 2014)
Last Organic Outpost -
natural growing practices, beans, beets, broad beans, broccoli,
carrots, cucumbers, figs, onions, other citrus, summer squash, winter
squash, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, U-pick and already picked,
farm market, porta-potties, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties,
711 Emile St, Houston, TX 77006. Phone: (832)-422-8407. Alternate Phone: 832-517-0418. Email: email@example.com. Open: Currently, by appointment weekdays and whenever volunteers are present weekends, and they usually are; See website for changes, follow on twitter and facebook to watch for gatherings. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: From I-10 East, exit Waco and head south. Turn left on Buck street (the fourth street), then right on Emile street You can't miss it from there. Click here for a map and directions. Spring and Fall Festivals; Monthly Wellness Sunday and Saturday morning Farm and Brunch events; Frequent skillshare events, PotLucks, concerts, tours; This year we were the official Houston site for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. We have Kale & Collard greens all year round! Summer melons, seasonal herbs. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: September 27, 2013)(ADDED: January 30, 2013)
Matt Family Orchard and Nursery - Blackberries, jujube (Asian
dates), Asian pears and Asian persimmons (Shizi), pumpkins, pumpkin patch
21110 Bauer-Hockley Road in Tomball, TX. Phone: 281-351-7676 or 281-467-9758. Email: MFO.Rick@gmail.com. Directions: The orchard is approximately 30 miles northwest of Houston off Highway 290, or 7 miles west of Tomball off FM 2920. Key map page 326, section B. From Houston: (Approximately 30 miles) Travel northwest on Highway 290 past 1960 (7.3 miles) to Mueschke Road. Turn north on Mueschke Road and go 3.2 miles to Bauer Hockley Road. At the Matt Family Orchard sign turn west and proceed 1 mile, through the green pipe gate. Go to the green barn. Pick your own fresh fruit ripened on the tree. We have: 1,200 thornless blackberries, 175 fig trees, 70 Asian pear trees, 125 jujube trees and 1,100 Asian persimmon trees. All fruit is pick-your-own and sold by the pound. Call first to verify fruit availability. We sale local honey, preserves, spreadable fruit and jams. Tours are provided year round. Harvest Festival in October and November with a pumpkin batch (call for reservations). Quiet, peaceful and relaxing. Enjoy the fresh country air. Click here for directions and a map. Besides the orchard, they provide year-round group orchard tours and celebrate a Harvest Festival in October and November. Visitors may see the abundance of wild life around the orchard, which includes deer, foxes, bobcats, coyotes, hogs, rabbits, roadrunners and more. Matt Family Orchard is great for: school field trips, playgroup outings, scout activities, birthday parties, church outings, day retreats, family reunions, special events, private parties, etc. Happy hayride around 145 wooded acres Picnic tables seating 100 people Campfire Stack of hay for "King of the Hill" game A nature experience Educational and Fun Swing set, tetherball and volleyball, basketball Board games Face painting (bring your own artist) And much, much more... Reservations required Please check our Contact Page for directions and a map or call for additional information or to make a reservation. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS)
Partybarn Farm -
growing practices, beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, lemons,
melons, peaches, peppers, plums, raspberries (red), summer squash, winter
squash, tomatoes, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked
18611 Becker Rd, Hockley, Tx 77447-9325, TX 77447. Phone: 281-255-4428. Alternate Phone: 832-404-8135. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: 12:00pm to 6:00pm Monday through Friday, 3:00pm to 6:00pm Saturday; Closed Sunday. Directions: From Tomball go west on 2920 approx 8 miles to Becker Road, turn left and go about 1 1/4 miles, we are on the right side. From FM1960 go west on US290 about 17 miles to Becker Road, Turn right and go 2 1/4 miles we are on the left side. Click here for a map and directions. Season is typically mid April through November 30th. Payment: Cash, only. Fresh "Free Range" Brown Eggs now available $4.00 a dozen. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 17, 2012) (ADDED: May 18, 2011)
- Clegg Blueberry Farm - blueberries
FM 253, Buna, TX. Phone: 409-994-2549 OR 409-994-3425. Directions: East of Buna 3-one half miles on FM 253.
Griffin Berry Farm - follows organic
methods, blueberries, pears, muscadines, satsumas, kumquats,
mayhaws , restrooms, picnic area
2394 Moore Road, Beaumont, TX 77713. Phone: 409-753-2247. Email: email@example.com. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May, June, July, October, November. Open: Check Web Page. We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: July 02, 2011) (ADDED: May 30, 2008)
- M@B Trading Co. - blueberries
506 County Road 2212, Cleveland, TX 77327. Phone: 281-592-0651. Fax: 281-592-1993. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: We're 7 miles out of Cleveland; please call for directions. If you need to contact me via e-mail, please write in the subject heading to what this would be in reference, so that I'll be sure to open your mail. Thanks! Click here for a map to our farm. We are open May, June. Our hours are: Any day, any hour - just call before you come. Two Christmas tree farms are located within a mile.
Ross's Bluberries (Prairie Pines Farm) -
No pesticides are used, blueberries,
restrooms, farm animals
1453 County Road 2270, Cleveland, TX 77327. Phone: 281-622-7725. Email: email@example.com. Open: They ripen in June; I usually open 2nd week of June; Please call ahead or email; It is our farm so I will tell you if I will be home; Most mornings and evenings will be fine and weekends are good; We do go to church on Sundays. Directions:enter our address in mapquest and you will see our farm. The long "road" shown is our driveway with the house at the end. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries come in about the first of June and can go till a week or two into July; Towards the middle of June till the end is usually my favorite picking time. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. Our bushes are old, tall and wide so a stool helps get the top. It is thick in there so dress appropriately. We sell by our own gallon buckets. You can wear it on a belt if you bring one for 2 handed picking. It is the country. We have dogs, chickens, geese, ducks and peacocks. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 01, 2012) (UPDATE: June 29, 2012)
Blakelock's Berries - blackberries, blueberries,
15761 Fm 3083, Grangerland, TX 77302. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: We are open Wednesday through Sunday from 7 to 7 pm, anticipated opening date is May 18th. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 29, 2015)
Moorhead's Blueberry Farm - blueberries
19531 Moorhead Road, Conroe, TX. Phone: 281-572-1265. Open: Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 8:30pm; We anticipate reopening late May; harvest season is June & July. Prices in 2014: $2.50 per pound. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash or check only. No Bank or Credit Cards. Childrenâ€™s groups by appointment only. Twenty varieties of blueberries (primarily Tifblue, Premier, Brightwell, Climax, Garden Blue, Becky Blue, Alice Blue and Sharp Blue) on 20 acres. No pesticides are used. No entrance fee; you are charged only for what you pick. Sampling is not deterred. Buckets are provided, as well as picnic tables, rest room facilities. Soft drinks and water are available for purchase. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 09, 2013, from their website)
- Name Unknown - Blueberries only ,
Pioneer Land (off of HWY 105 between Cut'N' Shoot and Security, Cleveland, TX 77328. Phone: unknown. Open: June and July. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. no Pesticides used (ADDED: June 26, 2012, suggested by a visitor)
Comments from a visitor on June 26, 2012: "I've seen a sign go up every year on hwy 105 between June and July"
Does anyone know their name and phone number?
P-6 Farms - Blackberries, honey, farm market,
restrooms, gift shop, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), picnic
area, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, birthday parties, tours of the
operation, group tours
9963 Pooles Road, Montgomery, TX 77356. Phone: 936-597-6062. Email: email@example.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From I-45 in Conroe: Exit highway 105 and go west to Montgomery, about 15 miles. We are 2.3 miles from downtown Montgomery. Turn right on the 2nd road past the high school and stadium, Pooles Road From highway 6 in Navasota: Exit highway 105, about 20 miles. We are about 5 miles from the blinking light in Dobbin. Turn left on Pooles Rd, across from the cellular tower (look for our sign on the left). Click here for a map and directions. Blackberries in April/May. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: October 29, 2012, by jbs)
Comments from a visitor on October 29, 2012: "P-6 Farms is a GREAT place to take the kids for fall festivities. They have a corn maze, tractor rides, hay ride farm tours, bounce pillow and a ton of other things to do."
Pioneer Berry Farm - blueberries
Pioneer Berries, 2512 Pioneer Lane, Cleveland TX 77328. Phone: 936-537-0446. Open: Monday through Saturday, 7am-7pm, Closed Sunday, from May till the berries are done or July 4th. Directions: Take 1-45 north almost to Conroe, exit loop 336 south and go right or east at the light. Take 336 east until you come to 105. There is a gas station and McDonalds at the corner. Take a right and go east. At this point set your odometer! Take 105 east for 8.6 miles. You will be looking for a little street sign that says Pioneer Lane. Turn left on Pioneer Lane. Ed Hargerâ€™s blueberry farm is about 1.2 miles down on the right side. He is open sunrise to sunset every day. Blueberries are $2.25 a pound this year, he uses no pesticides. Click here for a map. (ADDED: April 29, 2015, JBS)
- Baxter's Blueberry Farm - blueberries
1837 Menard Chapel Rd, Livingston, TX 77351. Phone:(936) 685-7927. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: 15 miles south of Livingston on SH 146, turn left on FM 943, go 1-three quarters of a miles, turn left on Mernard Cemetery Road, proceed for 2 miles to the farm on the left.
- D&D Fruit Farm - blackberries
157 Lambright Road, Livingston, TX 77351. Phone: 936-563-4880. Email us at: email@example.com . Directions: From Livingston, take 190 East 12 miles, turn right on FM 1276, go 11 miles, turn left on Lambright Road. We are open June, July. Our hours are: Monday to Sunday 7am to 7pm
- Hamilton Berry Farm - Blueberries, Blackberries
Camp Ruby Road, Livingston, TX. Phone: 936-563-4910. Directions: East from Livingston 12 miles on US 190, turn right on FM 1276, go 1-one half miles and turn right on Camp Ruby Road, 3 miles to farm.
- Jackson Fruit Farm - Blackberries (mid May - July)
Holly Grove Road, Livingston, TX. Directions: From Livingston, 10 miles South on Hwy 146, turn left on Holly Grove Road, 5 miles and turn left to farm. Or, from Livingston, 8 miles East on Hwy 943, turn on Holly Grove Road, 5 miles to farm. Phone: 936-685-4658 firstname.lastname@example.org, mid April though May,
- Sandy Foot Farm - Blueberries
Bird Road, Livingston, TX. Phone: 936-327-2744. Directions: 9-one half miles south of Livingston on SH 146, turn left on Bird Road, 1-three quarters of a miles to farm.
San Jacinto County
Oakview Orchard - Blueberries
Oakview Lane, Evergreen, TX. Phone: 936-767-4011. Email: email@example.com. Open: Thursdays 7 am to 1 pm; Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 7 am to 5 . Directions: about nine miles west of Coldspring, TX. From Houston on US 59 just north of Cleveland, turn left on FM 2025 West, go about 6 miles and turn left on FM 945, go about 12 miles and turn left on Oakview Lane. From Coldspring, Hwy 150 West to Evergreen, left on Hwy 945 South toward Cleveland, go 8/10 mile and turn right on Oakview Lane to Orchard. Click here for our directions page! (UPDATED: May 25, 2015) (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED April 28, 2008)
Comments from a visitor on May 24, 2012: "Just wanted to add a recent comment for Oakview Orchard. We went last Saturday and picked blueberries and Sue's bushes are loaded with blueberries making it so easy to pick and they are SO delicious. We picked 27 lbs....yes, 27....making it well worth the 1 1/2 hour drive from our home to get there. We were there in the middle of the day, so it was pretty hot. One suggestion Sue made was to come early the morning when it is not as hot."
- Bluebonnet Berries - blackberries, blueberries
and prepicked produce
10356 South State Hwy 94, Trinity, TX 75862. Phone: 936-594-6473. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: From the intersection of Robb street and State hwy 94 in Trinity, go 5&1/2 miles east on hwy 94. Located on left at the corner of Bluebonnet Ridge road, At the 4 rail white vinyl fence. From Glendale go 1&1/2 miles west on hwy 94,located on right. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May, June, July. Open: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm; The orchard will now also be open Monday Thru Saturday (only closed on Sundays). Blackberries May 15 to June 07; Blueberries June 01 to July 15. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: July 05, 2008)
The Blueberry Farm - No pesticides
are used, blueberries, U-pick and already picked, restrooms
317 Private Road 8480, Warren, TX 77664. Phone: 409-880-1123. Alternate Phone: 713-417-4361. Email: email@example.com. Open: Opening Date: May 23, 2015 Open Seven days each week 7:00 am until dusk Until Blueberries are gone - usually 4th of July weekend. Directions: just north of Warren Texas - 1 mile off of highway 69. Turn EAST on CR 4470 - follow the signs!!. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing you Blueberry Season 2015 at The Blueberry Farm! Bring all your friends and family. PICK a few buckets!! Only $1.50 per pound IF you Pick Your Own! Or come buy a few bags pre-picked for you! Handpicked Blueberries sold in 5 pound bags. $3.00 per pound or $15.00 EACH. Always call ahead for LARGE orders! Also we have some homemade Blueberry Jams and jellies for sale this year. Sorry - NO Mail Order Shipping Available. Call for more information: Genoyce (409) 880-1123 or Mandy (713) 417-4361. (UPDATED: May 21, 2015) (UPDATED: July 07, 2014) (UPDATED: May 20, 2014) (UPDATED: May 31, 2013)
E&B Orchards - peaches, nectarines, thornless blackberries
28268 Clarke Bottom, Hempstead, TX. Phone: 979-826-6303. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Wednesday through Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm; Fruit Should Be Available From About Mid May thru About Mid July; We will be closed on Monday's and Tuesday's this year. Directions: From Hempstead take Hwy. 290 west approximately 2.2 miles, turn right on FM 1736 for 4.4 miles then turn left on Clarke Bottom Rd. and go .6 miles. The orchard is on the right. For a map, click here! E & B has White & Yellow flesh peaches, White & Yellow flesh nectarines, Also homemade peach ice cream; picnic tables available. The Peaches, White Nectarines, Blackberries at E and B are usually available from May to July. Our orchards is a place where you can pick your own fresh fruit, have a family outing, picnic, play your games or just sit around and enjoy the day with a cup of our homemade peach and blackberry ice cream, made with peaches and berries grown at the orchard. A day trip to the country, an escape from the big city is something thatâ€™s hard to beat. I did it and never went back! No fruit is fresher or better tasting than what you pick right from the tree or vine. When u-pick your own, satisfaction is guaranteed. Self picking is the best way to get exactly what you want every time without a doubt; and get some exercise at the same time for free. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED June 6, 2008)
- Orchard Creek Farm & Vineyard - Grapes (and possibly Watermelons)
Monaville, Hempstead, TX 77445. Phone: 979-826-2515. Directions: From Houston take Interstate Highway 10 to Brookshire; turn right on Highway 359, north to Monaville. At blinking light in Monaville, turn right and go 2.1 miles. They no longer have peaches. (UPDATED: July 03, 2008)
Texas Orchards Inc - Peaches, figs, pears
42823 Old Houston Hwy, Waller, TX 77484. Phone: (936) 931-2220. Alternate Phone: 936-372-2121. Open: Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open? If so, please write me, their website is gone, last reported hours were Daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Directions: Go west on HWY 290 and exit FM 362. Turn left (south) on FM 362, pass the second set of traffic lights and cross the railroad tracks. Turn right (west) immediately after the railroad tracks on Old Houston Hwy. Continue for approximately 2 miles and we are located on your left at 42823 Old Houston Highway. Click here for a map. Crop availability: Peaches May - June; Figs, Pears July - August.(UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS)
Bius Berry Farms - No
pesticides are used, blackberries, blueberries, U-pick and
already picked, picnic area (bring your own food)
Timberwilde Subdivision, Huntsville, TX 77340. Phone: 936-291-7552. Email: email@example.com. Open: Blueberries should begin to ripen the second week of May; Blackberries should ripen in June; Please, call or email us for days and times to pick your own before you come out. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: April 29, 2015)
Home Sweet Farm - ORGANIC,
beans, eggplant, flowers, melons, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter
squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, OTHER fruit or veg, pumpkin patch-pick
in the field, child-sized haybale maze, and prepicked produce, snacks and
refreshment stand, picnic area
7800 FM 2502, Brenham, TX 77833. Phone: 979-251-9922. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: They area CSA; open to members every Sunday afternoon during the growing season; Please visit our website for more information Directions: We are a sustainable small family farm located just off the bluebonnet trail south of Brenham, TX in Washington County. Click here for a map to our farm. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October, November. We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, only. Special Events announced at our website.
Lavande - flowers, lavender, Honey from hives on the farm, gift
9665 Loop Road, Bellville, Texas, TX 77418. Phone: 713-715-8392. Email: email@example.com. Open: Saturdays from 11am to 4pm between March and September. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: April 29, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: June 21, 2013)
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