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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Riverside County, California? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Riverside County, California,
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 If you find anything outdated or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!
New! Pricing information - We now have a pricing guide to help you know what
the typical prices are for each crop. Let me know when you see price changes! In 2022, you can save money by picking your own and canning your own, but brace
yourself for steep price increases, which are affecting EVERYTHING! For quality, taste, nutrition and value, you still can't beat most PYO farms. If need need
large quantities for canning, ask if they have "seconds"
If you are having a hard time
finding canning lids, I've used these, and they're a great price & ship in 2 days.
New! Road tripping and camping is a great way to have a fun, safe and inexpensive
family trip. The national and state parks and monuments are open, and campgrounds usually cost between $10 and $40 per night. September to November is the best
camping weather. See our new website Road Tripping and Camping.com for tips, tricks,
guides, checklists and info about parks, monuments and other places to visit.
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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -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! This website is supported by purchases you make
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website and make improvements!
What's in season in October 2022, and other timely information:
Notes for October 2022: Summer is almost over and that means apples are here (see this new page for Apple Orchards in your area!), and except in northern areas, peaches and blueberries are finished. Some crops continue until
frost, like raspberries, blackberries, figs, corn and tomatoes. Check your area's
crop calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for
See these pages to find a local
and other festivals.
We have a guide to apple varieties and a guide to peach varieties. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for
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.
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 from 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
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!
Riverside County, California U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
123 Farm - Organic, Olive festival, pumpkin patch- already gathered
from the field, Fall festival, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals,
birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
10600 Highland Springs Avenue, Cherry Valley, CA 92223. Phone: 951
845 1151. Open: Saturdays from 10am to 2 pm. NOTE: This is NOT pick your own olives. But they do have a
unique experience to see olives being pressed into fgresh olive oil, which is why I included it here. The 10th
annual Olive festival on October 18-20 & 25-27 from 11 am - 5 pm (2019 dates) is a festival celebrating
olive-inspired dishes, local wines, cheeses, farm activities & olive oil. With over 750 olive trees growing on
our farm, the olive festival is celebration of the olive fruit and an opportunity to learn about the health
benefits. Join us as we pick and press our own olive oil. Directions: Exit the I-10, Highland Springs Avenue, drive
about 7 Minutes North until the Road ends in a 90-Degree left turn. You are now in Cherry Valley Avenue West. Make a
right turn into Overland trail and Enter into the Highland Springs Resort after a few hundred feet. You have
here for a map and directions. Lavender Harvest and Distillation in June Pumpkin Festival in September Olive
Harvest in October. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, only. Fine Dining Restaurant.
During the olive festival, a pumpkin patch will be taking place at the organic galleries with festive desserts,
drinks, decorations and games. Admission to the pumpkin patch is included in the olive festival. To learn more about
the pumpkin patch please visit the PUMPKIN PATCH WEBSITE.(UPDATED:
October 21, 2019, JBS)
B&R Organic Cherry Orchard (Formerly Wohlgemuth's Cherry Orchard) -
1106 E. Eleventh Street, Beaumont, CA 92223. Phone: 951
845-1548 (No calls after 7pm Please). Email:
Open:Usually June, 8 am to 4 pm, closed Mondays.
Restrooms, sell strudel. Organic since the 1940's.
Cali-Dragon Farm and Orchard - permanently closed
Riverside, CA 92506. UPDATE for 2019, The owner tells me they have relocated and no longer
- Genesis Farms - Uses natural growing practices,
beets, carrots, flowers, herbs or spices, peppers, other vegetables, farm
49575 Dove Drive, Aguanga, CA 92536. Phone: 562-912-2748. Email:
Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own
or are even open? If so,
please write me, their last reported hours were You May come anytime, please call first, or
Email me for a desired time. Directions: When you are ready to come email me
and I will send you a map. Do not trust internet mapping services or GPS as
roads they think are here are not.
Click here for a map and directions. I grow selected vegetables, melons,
and herbs year round. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic
certification. Payment: Cash, only. I have 4 very large shade houses and 7
greenhouses which are available for rent if you want to grow your own
produce. I will provide water and advise and maintain your crops for you.
- Guldseth Cherry Orchard
9150 Whispering Pines Road, Cherry Valley, CA
92223. Phone: (951) 845-2490. Open: Cherry Season Hours are 9 am to 5 pm on
Monday to Saturday, and from 12 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, from mid-May through
June approximately Call before coming Directions: The orchard is located in
Cherry Valley, CA off the 10 & 60 freeways.
for a map and directions. This is a U PICK Cherry Orchard. Everything is
Organically Grown. Family owned and operated. Payment: Cash, credit cards. Also,
already-picked crops in the farm stand; Harvest Dates: Loquats and Plums in
June, Apricots in July, Peaches in August, Vegetables in August through
November, Walnuts in Fall. Call for latest harvest update. All Produce is
picked fresh DAILY. We usually have spinach, peppers, carrots, corn,
tomatoes, squash, chives, beets, cucumbers, onions, peaches, plums,
nectarines, apples, berries and more. Bring your kids for a special
outing or to learn about gardening. The vegetable stand is open nearly
all year long. Check for availability. Organic Cherries - Free to eat off trees while picking.
Providence Farm -
Uses natural growing practices,
cherries, grapes, pears, peaches, Honey from hives on the farm, and
prepicked produce, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday
40376 Brookside Avenue, Cherry Valley, CA 92223. Phone: (951)
845-1210. Fax: (9510 845-1210. Email:
Open: Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 5 pm. Directions: From Los Angeles, take either the 60
Freeway East or the 10 Freeway East. Exit off the 10 Freeway on Beaumont
Avenue. Turn left and head north on Beaumont. Turn right on Brookside
Avenue. From Palm Springs, take the 10 Freeway West and exit onto Highland
Springs Blvd. Turn right and travel north on Highland Springs Blvd. until
you reach the country club. Turn left onto Brookside Avenue. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in June, July, August,
September. We use natural
practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only. We are a
small, family owned farm. We sustainably grow wall of our crops and never
use any chemicals. Weeds are controlled with our sheep and pests with
natural predation. We also harvest and sell Asian pears, Shiro plums, Meyer
Lemons, English walnuts, Fuji apples, apricots, a variety of fresh and dry
herbs, farm fresh eggs, honey, and smoking chips in our country stand. An
admission fee applies during the cherry season. Hold
your next private outdoor function at our farm. Below are examples of some
of the events Providence Farm hosts.
Parties - When you celebrate a birthday at
Providence farm, you and your guests will enjoy a country ambience complete
with hay rides for you and your guests and interaction with farm animals.
Your reservation ($100 minimum) will provide you with use of two picnic
tables for up to 15 guests for two hours. Additional guests $6 each. Extra
options available include a clown, treat bags, fruit picking experience, and
more. Please call or email to inquire.
Special Events- Providence Farm provides you and your guests
with a fun, relaxed country atmosphere. Providence Farm has hosted
weddings, anniversary parties, and community barbecues, all customized. Let
us know how we can help make your next event a memorable one. We grow 6
grape varieties on site. You can also generally pick other fruits such as
Asian pears, bartlett pears, and Italian plums. You may eat all you want in
the orchard, access our petting corral, picnic in our picnic area, and have
free on site parking all for a nominal per person entrance fee. Season
usually starts late August. Check our website or add your name to our
mailing list to be notified of opening day. (UPDATED: April 30, 2018,
fruit - tangerines, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area you may bring your own food
43678 Via Escalo, Temecula, CA 92590. Phone: (626) 898-7800.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open:
Saturday 10am to 2pm Sunday 10am to 2pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: June 19, 2021)
Temecula Berry Co - blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm,
Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for
39700 Cantrell Rd, Temecula, CA 92591. Phone: 951 225-5552. Email:
opening for the Season at the beginning of May, from 8 am to 6 pm, 7 days a week
through the first week in July.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates:
Click here for picking updates. Directions: From I-15- head east on
Rancho California Road Turn left at Butterfield Stage Road Turn left on La
Serena. Turn right on Walcott. After one mile, Walcott turns into Cantrell
Road Continue straight and follow the signs to the Farm.
Click here for a map and directions. Friday Night Movies at the farm;
Every Friday night in June at 8pm Blueberry Bread on Monday mornings at
10:30 Nana's Storytime every Tuesday Morning at 9:00 and 10:30. Payment:
Click here for our Facebook page.
A visitor writes on May 26, 2017: "It is always fun to
pick blueberries and I love the farm. children are always having fun and its
good to see the animals too. I always look to your website to see what is in
- U-Pick Farm - citrus: grapefruit, pink and
white, lemons, tangelos and oranges
45-751 Aladdin Street, Indio, CA.
Phone: 760-347-2494. Open: February through May, on Sunday and Monday only,
9am to 3pm. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Comments from a visitor on February
22, 2011: "This is a family run farm where you can go into the orchards
and pick your own grapefruit, pink and white, lemons, tangeloes and oranges.
Nothing fancy, just the best tasting citrus ever at reasonable prices. Sold
by the pound. I paid 20 cents a pound for the sweetest pink grapefriuts
ever. Bring your own containers. They supply long picking poles. A little
hard to find but well worth it. "
Certified Organic, beans, beets,
broad beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, herbs or spices, melons,
onions, peas, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables,
4800 Crestmore Road, Rubidoux, CA 92509. Phone: 213-268-0455. Email:
email@example.com. Open: 7 days a week 9 am to 5; please call ahead for
appointment. Directions: Corner of Crestmore and Loring Ranch Road.
Click here for a map and directions.
We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, only. Before you go,
call to verify that they are still offering U-pick, they have no active web