Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in the Denver, Colorado Area? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in the Denver, Colorado Area,
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 If you find anything outdated or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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -
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What's in season in July 2022, and
other timely information:
Notes for July 2022: Summer is almost here and that means Strawberry season is upon us! It started in February in Florida, Texas, southern California;
then March along the Gulf coast, April in the Deep South and west
coast, May through much of the country, and June in northern areas. Cherries and Blueberries
have started in the South typically are available in most areas by the end of June . Of course, cool weather crops, like Rhubarb,
asparagus and greens should be available almost everywhere through June. Check your area's
copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for
See these pages to find a local
Strawberry Festival, or a
Cherry or cherry blossom festival
or a Blueberry festival.
We also have
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!
the Denver, Colorado Area U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
Berry Patch Farms - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, blackberries, cherries, flowers, plums, raspberries
(red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries
(black), strawberries, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, restrooms,
picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), pony rides, birthday
parties, school tours
13785 Potomac Street, Brighton, CO 80601. Phone:
303-659-5050. Fax: 720-685-7137. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all
crops! Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. Berry Patch Farms is Certified
Organic. Pick-your-own is limited to strawberries, raspberries, currants,
pie cherries, plums, apples, basil, flowers and pickling cucumbers
May-September. All other produce we pick ourselves and is available in the
Barn Store. You are encouraged to bring your children so they may learn more
about agriculture and to have an authentic farm experience. We will again
offer several workshops for children in addition to seminars for adults.
Please visit us our website for complete and current information about the
farm: hours, crop availability, prices, field trips, harvest festivals, farm
dinners, csa, directions, birthday parties, children activities.
Typical harvest dates (always call first!)
Strawberries: mid June & mid August through September;
Tart cherries: late June-July 10th
Black raspberries: July 10-July 21
Raspberries (red and gold): early August through Sept,
Basil: mid July to the freeze
Pickling Cucumbers: mid
Flowers: Mid July through Septembe
Comments from a visitor on August 09, 2008: "I love the farm as well as the
owners. They use an old barn as their store and it is like a picture out of
a magazine. Unfortunately Colorado does not have a lot of small farms like
this. It is truly a treasure. They have a restroom, picnic areas and
do school tours in the fall for kids. In addition they are doing fun classes
in the summer for kids."
Pinon Ridge Ranch - Uses natural growing practices, onions, pumpkins, other vegetables, Turkeys
(organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, pony
rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at
your location (call for info)
55928 East County Road 46, Strasburg, CO
80136. Phone: 303-913-7314. Email:
[email protected]. Open: They may have closed; Does anyone have current information,
are they still offering pick your own or are even open? If
please write me, their last reported hours were Spring, summer and fall as crops ripen.
Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check.
Hoot 'n' Howl Farm LLC - permanently closed
Boulder, CO 80301. UPDATE: August 19, 2021: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed .
Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: July 10, 2016)
YA YA Farm & Orchard -
Uses natural growing practices, Apples, horse-drawn hay rides, farm
6914 Ute Hwy, Longmont, CO 80503. Phone: 303-485-5585. Fax:
[email protected]. Open: Friday to Sunday from 9:00 to 3:00;
early September to the last weekend in October; For picking, please follow
website instructions. Hay Rides available year
around - your place or ours. Apples typically begin early September with the
most desired Mac's! The season typically ends mid October with the
Liberty's, a relative of the Macs. You may also press your own cider. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only.
How the U-Pick Works: Confirmed reservation - email with your request. We
will send you a confirmation ticket via email for you to print and bring
with you. YA YA Farm & Orchard Facebook page.
At this time we CANNOT accommodate groups. This is set up for a
family activity. Plan approximately 1 hour to pick apples, meet the animals,
eat apple cider donuts and drink cider. You will be given 1/2 peck bags
(holds 5-7 lbs of apples) to be used for picking. Bags may be limited.
Please do not bring your own bags. A historic century-old farm, specializing
in heirloom apples, offering family oriented activities and practicing
Part of a historic century-old farm specializing in heirloom apples, YA YA Farm & Orchard is a U-Pick-It Apple Orchard located in Boulder County, Colorado.
We offer family-oriented fall activities,. While not certified organic, we practice natural and organic methods. When you visit the farm stand and orchard
you may visit our farm animals-Percheron Draft Horses, chickens, turkeys, peacocks-, take a self-guided tour, bring a picnic, and take a tractor-drawn
hayride. Enjoy all things apple in our farm stand ; apples, apple cider donuts, apple pies and oh so much more! We do not charge an admission fee. U-Pick
requires prior reservations and is sold out generally by August. We look forward to having you here at the orchard!
- The Great Pumpkin Harvest Festival - pumpkin festival, not
a farm or pick-your-own
4-Mile Historic Park, 715 S.
Forest Street, Denver, CO. Phone: 303-399-1859. Open: October 11. only, 10 am to 4 p.m. (Not a
pick your own)
Freeman Apple Orchard - No pesticides are
1225 Cody Street, Lakewood, CO 80215. Phone:
(720) 341-3062. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
One day only, Saturday, September 22, 2018 from
10am to 3pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
West Colfax to Carr Street. South on Carr to 13th Street (Just past the
Light Rail Tracks). West on 13th to Cody. South on Cody - the house is
the fourth on the west side of the road - Property is just off W line
near Garrison light rail station. Parking spaces in front of property.
Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the
crops. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: September 09, 2018) (ADDED:
September 15, 2016)
Nelms Farm -
5305 Orchard Street, Golden, CO
80403. Phone: 303-917-2707. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
We will only be open over Labor Day weekend; Please check the
website or call before you come; We may sell out earlier. Directions: I-70 West to Colorado
Highway 58 (Golden Exit) West on Colorado Highway 58 to McIntyre Street
North on McIntyre Street to West 52nd Drive West on West 52nd Drive to
5305 Orchard Street 5305 Orchard Street the last property at the North
End of Orchard Street. Lots of parking spaces in front property on
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. No
pesticides or herbicides used on apple trees. I offer fruit and
vegetables grown the all-natural way. Nelms Farm was founded in 2012 as
a way for our family to share the pesticide and chemical-free apples in
the orchard behind our home. We have available pick
your own organic apples, potatoes, pumpkins, pole beans, some corn, a
large supply of local honey, and jelly. We will have a bee keeper on
location to talk about bees and give demonstrations on bee keeping to
the kids and visits to the bee hives. Please check back to see what
already picked produce is
available throughout the year. I have over 1,000 apples
this year. Red Delicious and Granny Smith apples available for easy
picking close to ground. Please call before you come. Thank you. Owner Name : Ralph Nelms.
(UPDATED: April 18, 2018, JBS) (UPDATED: July 01, 2016)