Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Central New Mexico? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Central New Mexico,
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 If you find anything outdated or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!
Pricing information - I am building a pricing guide to help you know what
the typical prices are for each crop.
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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -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 October 2020, and other timely information:
Notes for October 2020: Summer is almost here! Strawberry season is finished in all but the far northern ands cooler areas. Blueberries, blackberries
are in season in most areas, also tomatoes, peaches and most vegetables . Check your area's
copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for
Now, more than ever, going to a farm, being outside, away from crowds, getting fresh, local produce, makes more sense than ever before! It's a fun, safe
and educational to pick some fresh berries, fruit and veggies and more, then come back here to learn how to freeze, can, make jam, salsa and much more!
Of course, check with the farm before you go, both to check on crop availability and hours. We also have a
state-by-state guide to Farm COVID-19 requirements here.
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, using similar sounding names. 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
waterbath canners and
pressure canners, are getting hard to find as
people are doing more home canning than ever before. You can still get them online (see links at left) but prices are going up as the less expensive models are
selling out. Food dehydration is becoming a popular and inexpensive alternative; see this page about drying
your own fruits and vegetables and where to get a food dryer.
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!
See these pages to find a local
Strawberry Festival, or a
Cherry or cherry blossom festival
or a Blueberry festival. Some may still be held in 2020.
Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Central New Mexico U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2020, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
- Big Jim Farms -
Certified organic, chili peppers, other
4317 Rio Grande Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Phone: (505) 459-0719. Open: annual Green Chile U-PICK
from 9am to 5pm every day through October 31,
families can enjoy great views and weather at this safe and socially
distanced activity. Pick your own green organically grown chiles on a
nine-acre farm. They will roast them for you on site. There are other fruits and veggies for U-PICK at his farm, too.
There will be an open-air farm market with pre-picked fruits and
veggies for sale. Chile-lovers of all ages are invited to attend this
free gathering. Chile pricing starts at $1.50 per pound. (Joshua Lee). All chile
will be grown chemical free and traditional variety seeds ranging from
very mild to extra hot. Free, Only pay for chile and produce. All
chile and produce will be grown chemical free and from traditional
variety seeds. Chile varieties range from mild to extra hot. Best
flavor guarantee! Price per LB, Bushel & Sack.
2020 pricing: Chile
$1.50 LB, $25 Bushel 25 lbs, $35 a Sack 40 lbs, Roasting $5.
Varieties: Joe Parker Mild, Big Jim Medium, Sandia Regular Hot, Native
Extra Hot, Mrs Junie Hot)
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
(ADDED: September 1, 2020, JBS)
- WAVADA - Uses natural apples, peaches, plums, apricots, cherries,
Call For Directions, Albuquerque, NM 87113. Phone: 505-898-6910.
Emyers1811@gmail.com. Open: Call now an appointment, details and directions. Directions: Payment: Cash, only. Several
varieties! Great for cider! Great for beer! Great for baking! Great
for canning and great for simply eating!. We use natural practices,
but are not yet certified Organic. We have plenty of free range fresh
eggs at $3 a dozen. The ONLY pyo crops offered are Apples, peaches,
plums, apricots, cherries . (UPDATED: July 15, 2018) (ADDED: August 16,
Los Alamos County
San Miguel County
Heidi's Raspberry Farm - certified
600 Lindero del Drenaje,
Corrales, NM 87048. Phone: 505-898-1784. Fax: same. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Saturdays and Sundays, 9:00 to 3:00
We provide pint containers for picking.
click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Raspberries: Late August to the first frost (usually mid October).
click here for picking updates. Directions: South of East La Entrada
on drainage ditch, Be sure to see the note from
a visitor below. To find HRF if you are south
of Corrales: go north on Corrales Road 2.2 mi. from the Coors and Alameda
intersection, turn east on "La Entrada East" and follow the signs. To find
HRF if you are north of Corrales: go south on I-25, exit at Bernalillo, go
west on highway 550, follow 550 across the Rio Grande, go south on 528, at
Giant station turn east on Corrales Road 448, proceed 4.5 mi. and turn east
on "La Entrada East" (just past Wells Fargo bank look for signs on left),
follow the signs.
click here for a map and directions.
We are certified organic for all crops! Payment:
Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
A visitor writes on September 05, 2014:
"When looking into this pick-it-yourself farm, I found that while they are
based in Corrales, the pick-yourself fields are located 30 miles away in Los
Lunas. I think the directions on your site should include this fact since I
would imagine that driving all the way to the north end of the valley for a
'fruitless' adventure would be frustrating for most. We went today and the berries are all great for $5/pint. Half the
field is off limits for regrowth but the rest is full of sweet berries. Go
before noon. Bing mosquito repellent, they are ubiquitous even at 1 pm.
And anyone with ragweed or other weed allergies , bring allergy medicine;
blooming is in progress, my kid had a huge reaction!"
Santa Fe County
- Mrs. Boots' Berries - The owner tells me
they are no longer open to the public
11 Potrero Road, Chimayo, NM 87522. (UPDATED: November 20, 2017)
Costanza Apple Orchard -
Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, Honey
from hives on the farm, restrooms, farm animals, school tours, farm
5 Padilla Rd, Belen, NM 87002. Phone: 505-864-1621.
Alternate Phone: 505-864-1621. Email:
email@example.com. Open: August 15th through early - mid -
November Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm Saturday 9am to 4 pm Sunday 10
am to 5 pm. Directions: I-25 south (30 miles) to Belen exit 195
go 3.5 miles Right at Chavez Road, (past Bank and before Allistante
Restaurant/Checker Auto Left at Molina Road (Stop sign) Left at
Gabaldon Rd Quick right on Padilla Rd Third home (orchard) on left
(blue gate. Note: Sisters have orchard at second home on left Note: If
you use a mapping service such as Google the address shows our sisters
orchard. Our orchard is one house further to the east.
Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest
management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. We also
have pumpkins and winter squash (already picked, in the farm market)
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
Wagner's Farmland Experience - beans, cucumbers, flowers,
melons, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, tomatoes, concessions /
refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area, petting zoo, birthday
parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
Willow Road, Los Lunas, NM 87031. Phone: 505-459-0719. Alternate
Phone: 505-450-7675. Fax: 505-288-3598. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Everyday from 9 am to 6 pm
September 6 to October 31. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. VIVA New Mexico Chile
Festival annually, every weekend after labor day. Payment: Cash,
Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page.
A visitor writes on August 17, 2016: "Cool
website. I noticed that you requested info about Wagner's Farm and
Wagner's Farmland Experience in New Mexico (Albuquerque and Central
area). The Farmland Experience website is still there:
http://www.wagnersfarmlandexperience.com/ ,and there's a Wagner's
Farm store in Corrales, NM, 5000 Corrales Rd.-Corrales, NM 87048-
Sandoval County. I\'m not sure about a phone number, and I'm not
familiar with the Wagner's spot in Los Lunas. I never go that
direction. They have a large selection of local produce, open
seasonally from July 15 to about November 15. Produce: corn, tomatoes,
squash, cucumbers, peaches, watermelon, cantelope, onions, bell
pepper, pinto beans, peaches, pears, canned goods, apples, pumpkins,
and fresh green chile that can be roasted on the premises. Nope, chile
is not spelled wrong. That's a NM thing. Also a little snack area
called the Apple Tree Cafe, with the same seasonal schedule. "