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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in South-central Idaho? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in South-central Idaho,
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 If you find anything outdated or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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -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 December 2022, and
other timely information:
Notes for December 2022: Fall is here and that means apples are in full force but they will be gone fast (see this new page for Apple Orchards in your area!).
Yes, apple prices are up, like they are for everything else. 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
seasonal updates. Click here for U.S. Apple Crop facts.
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!
South-central Idaho U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
- Heglar Creek Farms - UPDATE:
August 25, 2020: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
Declo, ID 83323.
- Patton Farms - UPDATE: June 19, 2020: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
Gooding, ID 83330.
Apple Creek Farm -
UPDATE for 2021, A visitor tells me they are
81 South 350 West, Jerome, ID
- Campbell's Garden - beans, cucumbers, peas,
peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, Other fruit or
veg, U-pick and already picked
250 Pacific Street North, Eden, ID 83325.
Phone: 208-825-5019. Open: Please call ahead to see what is in season.
Directions: Traveling East on Wilson Street Turn left; and traveling West on
Wilson Street turn right. Watch for the Campbell's Garden signs.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.
- Raugust Strawberry Farm - UPDATE:
September 03, 2016: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
259 E 300 S, Jerome, ID 83338.
Twin Falls County
- CJ Berries - No pesticides are used, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring,
red), raspberries (Autumn, red), strawberries, U-pick and already picked
3537 North 3185 East, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-316-2677. Alternate
Phone: 208-420-8548. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday by appointment.
Directions: Go south on Eastland and turn east at 3600 North, continue on
this road for approximately 1.75 miles. Watch for our signs. Strawberries
are typically ready mid June; Raspberries are typically ready mid June and
again in August. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash,
- College of Southern Idaho Breckinridge Endowment Farm
& Farmers Market
- Uses natural growing practices,
raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red),
raspberries (Autumn, yellow), U-pick and already picked, farm market,
restrooms, picnic area
North College Boulevard, Twin Falls, ID 83310.
Phone: 208-732-6400. Alternate Phone: 208-404-3994. Open: PYO by Appointment
and Saturdays during Farmers Market 9 to 1 call Lea. Directions: Blue Lakes
Boulevard then turn west on North College Boulevard past Fillmore Avenue
then turn north (right) into CSI Breckinridge Endowment Farm (across from
Evans Event Center) Raspberry Patch is on the north side of the rail fence.
Click here for a map and directions. Purples: July - August 15th Summer
Reds: August 5th - August 20th Fall Reds: August 30th - September 15th Fall
Goldens: August 30th - September 15th. We use natural practices, but are not
seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check.
Kelley Orchard - peaches, cherries, pears, apples, restrooms,
picnic area, school tours
1903 River Road, Filer, ID 83328. Phone: 208-543-5330. Alternate Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Cherries, peaches, pears and apples
available for U - pick; Please call to confirm what's currently available
and our hours of operation based on season. Directions: From Twin Falls,
take Poleline Road go West 10 miles to 2000 East. Turn right heading North.
Follow this road 7 miles down into the Snake River Canyon. The orchard will
be on the south side of the road. Look for Kelley Orchard signs.
Click here for a map and directions. Cherries begin in June; Peaches,
Pears, Nectarines, Plums begin in August; Melons begin in July; Apples being
in August; Tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and other veggies being in July;.
Payment: Cash, only.
Northview Orchard - Uses integrated pest management practices,
apples, cherries, nectarines, pears, peaches, plums, U-pick and already
1826 E 4500 N, Buhl, ID 83316. Phone: 208-543-6083. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 9 am
to 6 pm; Wednesday 9 am to 1 pm June 15th to October 31. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Cherries:
June, July, Peaches: July, August, September, Pears: August, September,
Apples: September, October, November. We use integrated pest management
- OPA's Garden - beans, beets, carrots, corn
(sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, onions, peppers, pumpkins, summer
squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, U-pick and already picked
1702 E 4400, Buhl, ID 83316. Phone: 208-420-6604. Alternate Phone:
208-543-8847. Fax: 208-543-8847. Open: Saturday's 7:00am to 4:00pm Weekdays
by appointment. Directions: 3mi north of highway 30 on 1700 E 2mi east of
Clear Lakes road on 4400 N.
Click here for a map and directions. August 1: summer squash, cucumbers
and pepper August 25: tomatoes and melons September 15: potatoes and onions.
Payment: Cash, Check.
Proost Family Farms -
UPDATE: July 14, 2016: The owner tells me they are now permanently
2794 Addison Avenue East, Twin Falls, ID 83301.
Tubbs' Berry Farm -
Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins, raspberries (Autumn, red),
strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
1150 S Park Avenue
West, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-961-0969. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Store is open Monday through Saturday by
appointment; This is a working family farm, and you never know what will be
happening; You are welcome to stop by but it is best to call first so you
don't miss us. Picking updates:
Click here for picking updates. Directions: From Addison Avenue West
cross Rock Creek heading West, turn Right on Grandview Drive South, go 1
mile to 3800 North, turn right and we're 1/3 mile on the right (North) side.
Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries are generally the
month of June, Raspberries and Fall Strawberries generally run from
September until the first frost. We use natural practices, but are not
seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
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