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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in southwestern Florida? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in southwestern Florida,
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 If you find anything outdated or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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -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!
Updates for August 2022
Notes for August 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!
southwestern Florida U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
- Blueberry Bunch Farm - blueberries
2754 Howard Road, LaBelle, FL
33935. Phone: 239-298-3471. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm;
2021 U-Pick season will be open start March Friday 5th 2021 until end May 2021. Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 2pm;.2020 prices are $6 a pound for U-Pick and $7 a pound for
already picked blueberries! Blueberry Bunch Farm, is Florida's most southern Blueberry farm, with about 60,000 blueberry bushes. The farm is
family owned and together with our employees we work hard as a team and family to make the best and most tasty blueberries in Florida!
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
(ADDED: February 16, 2020, JBS)
31 Produce & Mining Co - Minimizes chemical
and pesticide use, apples, broad beans, broccoli, cucumbers,
eggplant, grapefruit, herbs or spices, lemons, melons, onions, oranges, peas,
peaches, peppers, persimmons, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other
vegetables, Other fruit or veg, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, group reservations,
events at your location (call for info)
18500 Street Road 31, Alva, FL
33920. Phone: 239-313-8213. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Everyday 9 am to 5:30 closed Thanksgiving
Day, Christmas Day and Easter.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 1 Mile
North of the Lee County Civic Center on State Road 31.
Click here for a map and directions. Apples June Strawberries: November
to April, Florida Sweet Onions December thru May Tomatoes October to July.
We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check,
Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. Mining for Gems, Fossils and Sharks
Teeth available during business hours. Cracker Shack Cafe is our indoor
market store offering field to table lunches 11-3 Monday to Friday and
Barbecue on the weekends. Farm Tours must be booked in advance with groups
of 15 or more. We offer some of the most succulent strawberries and tantalizing tomatoes in Southwest Florida. Come enjoy our Incredible farm fresh
country cooking, Ice cream and pies in the Cracker Shack Café! Pan for precious stones and fossils at our very own Gem panning station! Family owned &
operated since 2008
- Berry Happy Farm - Strawberry's, broccoli,
cauliflower, green peppers, onion, collards, kale and more. ,
Fleamasters, Fort Myers, FL 33990. Phone: 239-334-9151. Open: Not sure.
Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. This is a hydroponic
Comments from a visitor on February 12, 2013: "I had a great time here.
They have beautiful produce."
Biggar Farms - U-pick tomatoes and prepicked
8751 Gladiolus Dr. across from The Shoppes @ Paddle Creek, Ft.
Myers, FL 33908. Phone: 239-482-5010. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: I 75 exit 131 is Daniels to; left on six
mile cypress, changes into Gladiolus Drive; straight through lights at US
41, Summerlin, Winkler. We are located on the southwest corner of Gladiolus
& Winkler. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in January, February, March,
April, May, October, November, December. Open: Monday to Friday,7am to 5pm,
Saturday 7am to 4pm pumpkin patch mid October, U-pick Tomatoes mid November
including other produce, U-pick Strawberries in December. Payment: Cash,
Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Mulch, Sod, Palm trees.
Comments from a visitor on March 03, 2010: "Biggar
Farms no longer sells pumpkins, or strawberries. Only U-pick Tomatoes. Gulf
Coast Mulch moved to 9571 Cypress Lake Drive tele:239-482-5010. Corner of
Cypress and McGregor Blvd.
- Buckingham Farms - strawberries
12931 Orange River
Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33905. Phone: (239) 206-2303. Open: Monday through
Saturday, from 8 am to 6 pm.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services says they have the following (all as pick your own, but I
am skeptical; typically strawberreies would be the on;y U-pick crop. If you
go, please let me know! ) Arugula, beans, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage,
carrots, collard greens, cucumbers, endive/escarole, lettuce, onions,
peaches, peas, bell peppers, hot peppers, sweet peppers, radishes, Chinese
radishes, romaine, spinach, strawberries, squash and tomatoes. (ADDED:
April 20, 2015, JBS)
The Farm - UPDATE 2018 - The Farm is permanently closed,
The Farm is currently being redeveloped as a condo complex.
Corkscrew Road, Estero, FL 33928.
Farmer Mike's U-Pick
- strawberries, tomatoes, corn maze
26049 Morton Ave, Bonita Springs, FL 34135.
Phone:(239) 498-4576. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Re-opens in November; then hours will be
Saturday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Directions: See their website.
Click here for our Facebook page.
Annual Haunted and Non-Haunted Corn Maze. This year's theme and opening
dates will be announced in the coming weeks so stay tuned for details.
Birthdays, Weddings & Special Events! Looking for a truly spectacular venue
or location for your upcoming event, birthday, wedding or luncheon? Farmer
Mike's could be the destination for you next event! The newly renovated
Freshly Harvested Cafe is Now Open for Breakfast and Lunch - Breakfast:
Friday & Saturday 8am to 11am, Sunday 9am to 11am, Lunch: Monday - Sunday
11am to 3pm, We pride ourselves on bringing the freshest products from the
field to your plate. We are known for our delicious Strawberry Shakes but
word around town is our fresh from scratch made pies are pretty awesome as
(UPDATED: April 6, 2021 JBS)
U-Pick Citrus - UPDATE for 2019: They are closed
indefinitely, hoping to re-open at some point in the future - if you find
out when they re-open,
please write me! No pesticides are used, grapefruit, lemons,
18971 Misty Morning Lane, Ft Myers, FL 33913.
[email protected]. Open: