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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Dutchess County in Southeast NY? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Dutchess County in Southeast NY, 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 If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!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   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!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 through the links to products on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This allows me to continue to maintain the website and make improvements!

What's in season in November 2022, and other timely information:

Notes for November 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 specific 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 Apple festival, and other festivals. We have a guide to apple varieties and a guide to peach varieties. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for apples, tomatoes, corn blueberries, peaches, etc.

See our comprehensive list of easy 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 write me!

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!

Dutchess County in Southeast NY U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Dutchess County

  • Barton Orchards - Apples, pumpkins, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, beans, squash, peppers, hayrides, petting zoo, haunted house, corn maze
    63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughguag, NY 12570. Phone: (845) 227-2306. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 600 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, market open year round, apple & pumpkin picking through October 31st, they also have what they call Harvest Festivals in the Fall. In addition to the PYO, they have free hayrides, concessions stands, a food/grocers market (they have the best apple cider doughnuts, and pumpkin pies), Fall /Halloween novelties & mums for sale, petting zoo, a live band on the weekends, haunted house, corn maze, field of screams (during evenings, and activities/rides for children for a small fee. For more information, see these pages: Harvest schedule, Events, Apple varieties, Harvest fun, Photos, Field of Screams, Directions, School tours, Birthday parties .Barton Orchards is located in Poughquag, New York. We got our start as an apple farm and have expanded our orchard over the years. Here at Barton Orchards, we grow a wide variety of crops. Our crop rotation varies depending on the season. You can pick everything from apples, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, beans, squash and pumpkins! During apple season, we offer pick your own apples. Apple season is from the middle of August to November. Certain apples will be available for picking depending on when you come for a visit. Be sure to check out our PYO page for what is available for picking. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Brittany Hollow Farm - No pesticides are used, flowers, weddings and wedding parties
    Rt. 9, Red Hook, NY 12572. Phone: 845-758-FARM. Email: [email protected]. Open: 7 days a week, 7 am to 7 pm daily, from July - September. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Just 1/4 mile south of Hannaford on Route 9 in Red Hook, NY. Click here for a map and directions. Beautiful varieties of cut flowers including zinnias, sunflowers, celos Saturday, and snapdragons!. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We generally open 4th of July weekend through the middle of September, but it varies depending on weather. Check our Facebook page or the welcome banner on the home page of this website to be sure. 2020 pricing: $15 for a gallon bucket of flowers on your first visit. The bucket is included in the price. $10 when you bring the bucket back for a refill. . You can reuse the bucket next time to save $2. We take cash (exact change only) or check, but not credit cards. (UPDATED: August 05, 2020)
  • Fishkill Farms - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, apples, apricots, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cherries, cucumbers, currants (red and black), eggplant, flowers, lavender, melons, nectarines, oranges, pears, peaches, peppers, plums, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, watermelons, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area, picnic area you may bring your own food, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533. Phone: (845) 897-4377. Email: [email protected]. Open: Early June - Late October Everyday* 9am to 5pm *while supplies lasts. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Fishkill Farms is located in Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley, just over an hour north of New York City. Take the Taconic Parkway to I-84 East and get off at Exit 15. Click here for a map and directions. For a map to our farm, click here. Early June: Strawberries and sugar snap peas June-Late September: Vegetables July-August: Flowers Mid July: Cherries July: Raspberries and Blackberries August: Peaches and Nectarines, Tomatoes and Eggplant Mid August-Late October: Apples Early September: Sunflowers September-October: Pumpkins. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. All vegetables, berries, eggs and 1/3rd of our orchard are certified organic by NOFA NY. Fishkill Farms is a historic 270-acre farm located in the beautiful Hudson Valley region. Our mission is to grow fresh and flavorful produce for our local community, using holistic farming practices. Our produce is available through pick-your-own, farmers markets, our CSA program, and restaurants. Our farm store is open year-round, 7 days a week from 9am-6pm offering apple cider donuts, fresh-baked pies, artisanal meats & cheeses, locally produced wines beers, liquors and hard cider.Fishkill Farms is one of the oldest and most historic orchards in the Hudson Valley. Varieties of New York Apples: Macintosh, Red Delicious, Spartan, Empire, Macoun, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, and Rome. We charge a $5 admission fee for fruit and vegetable picking for adults and children over the age of 12.
  • Greig Farm - apples, asparagus, strawberries, blueberries, peas, raspberries, blackberries
    223 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook, NY. Phone: 845-758-1234. Open: seven days a week from 8 am to 8 pm for picking blueberries and strawberries, in their seasons (Call). Directions: NYS THRUWAY: to Exit 19, follow signs for the Rhinecliff Bridge (Route 209/199), cross the bridge, at 2nd traffic light,make left onto Route 9G, go North 2.8 miles to Kelly Road (2nd light) make a right onto Kelly Road, go to stop sign and make left onto Budds Corners Road then make right onto Pitcher Lane. Also a market, bakery, nursery, garden shop, educational program including farm tours and Catskill Mountain scenery. 15 varieties of apples in 120 acres of orchards. The Greig Farm has been open to the public for pick your own fruits and vegetables for more than 60 years. We have always planted varieties that feature the best flavor. Nothing compares to the flavor in the field with the heat of the harvest sun on the fruit. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. The Greig Farm has been open to the public for pick your own fruits and vegetables for more than 60 years. We have always planted varieties that feature the best flavor. Nothing compares to the flavor in the field with the heat of the harvest sun on the fruit.
  • Mead Orchards - apples, blueberries, cherries, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, U-pick and already picked, picnic area
    15 Scism Road, Tivoli, NY 12583. Phone: 845-756-5641. Fax: 845-756-4008. Email: [email protected]. Open: Strawberries /June - Monday through Friday, 3 pm to 7 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 6pm; All other fruit son weekends only from Mid - June through October - Weekends 10 am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Westchester County and New York City Metro Area: Take Taconic Parkway north to the Pine Plains/Red Hook exit. Go west onto Route 199 to Red Hook -- go 8 miles. Turn North (right) at the Red Hook Village traffic light onto Route 9 -- go 4 miles. Turn west (left) onto County Route 78 -- go 1/4 mile. Right onto Scism Road -- go less than 100 yards and you will see our big red barn on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries - June; Cherries - End of June through middle of July; Blueberries - July through August; Peaches - July through September; Apples - August through October; Pumpkins - October. Payment: Cash, Check. Open in October on Weekends Only, 10 am- 6 pm; plus Labor Day - Monday Sept 2 and Columbus Day -Monday Oct 14. IMPORTANT NOTICE: (Oct 9) The apple varieties available to pick this weekend may have changed from our published schedule. When we set up our picking schedule, we use our past experience, and our best educated guess (weeks ahead of their expected harvest time) to judge which varieties will most likely be ripe on which weekend. Usually we're pretty close... not so much this year. It's nature, folks! We apologize for the inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding. If you're expecting to pick a specific variety the weekend you're coming, PLEASE CALL toward the end of the week to verify if it's available. There is no entrance fee for Pick-Your-Own. Strawberry, Blueberry, and Cherry pickers will find containers and will pay at the tents in the orchards. For Peaches and Apples, pickers will stop at our farm stand near the barn to pick up containers and get directions, and then drive up into the orchards. You will pay for your U-Pick items at the farm stand. You may also park and walk -- just keep in mind there are some hills, and fruit can be heavy to carry.
    A visitor writes on October 13, 2013: "Regular visit every year. Few bells and whistles. My kids still love it, always fun to find the wooly caterpillar and no crowds or traffic jams. Excellent quality of produce. about a dozen varieties. Red Delicious, stayman winesap, Mutsu (Crispin), Fuji, Cameo, Golden delicious, CrimsonCrisp, Jonathan and a couple others., "
  • Meadowbrook Farm - apples, pumpkins, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill fresh apple cider made on the premises, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    29 Old Myers Corners Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. Phone: 845 297 3002. Alternate Phone: 845 298 8613. Fax: 845 298 8613. Email: [email protected]. Open: Starts early September every day 9 am to 6 pm. Directions: Route 84 Exit 13, North on route 9 for 5 miles, Right on county road 93, 2.5 miles on right. 29 Old Myers Corners Road. Click here for a map and directions. Apple Picking starts September 3. Payment: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Delicious Apple pies, Apple Cider Donuts, Fresh Baked Goods , and our own Apple Cider.
  • Montgomery Place Orchards - U Pick Apples
    8 Davis Way, Red Hook, NY 12504. Phone: (845) 758-5476. Open: Be sure to call before you go; there is nothing on the website or Facebook page about pick-your-own apples this year; they may have stopped that; Wednesday through Sunday, 9-6pm, As of September 13th, the market will now be closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Also a farm market.
  • Oriole Orchards - apples, cherries, peaches, pears, plum, prunes, nectarines
    PO Box 24, Red Hook, NY. Phone: 845-758-9355. Open June-October 9:00 - 5:00 daily
    Apple varieties include McIntosh, Ida Red, Red Delicious, Mutsu, Rome, Winesap, Greening, Cortland, Macoun, Golden Delicious, Spy-Gold, and Paula Red.
  • Rose Hill Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, apricots, blueberries, cherries, peaches, plums, pumpkins, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, concessions or refreshment stand
    19 Rose Hill Farm, Red Hook, NY 12571. Phone: 845-758-4215. Email: [email protected]. Open: Late June through Late August, Thursday through Sunday from 8am to 1pm; Late August through October, Friday through Sunday from 9am to 6pm; Please check our website for updated opening dates and hours; Please contact us to make special arrangements or with any questions!. Directions: from NYC: Take Taconic State Parkway N to NY-199 W in Milan (toward Pine Plains/Red Hook). Turn left onto NY-199 W. Turn right onto Echo Valley Road Turn right onto Fraleigh Lane Turn left into Rose Hill Farm. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Please contact us for special inquires including weddings, school visits and other group events!. . Located in the Hudson Valley village of Red Hook, NY, Rose Hill Farm is a historic family owned Pick Your Own fruit orchard established in 1798. As of 2016, farm is under new ownership and management. This farm has been in the same family for over 200 years, Peter Fraleigh having purchased Rose Hill Farm in 1798. David and Karen Fraleigh are the sixth generation of their family to operate Rose Hill Farm. A.K.A, Fraleigh's Rose Hill Farm. Annual Ripening Schedule (approximate):
    Late June - Early July: Over Twenty Varieties Of Sweet And Tart Cherries.
    Early July - Mid August: Five Varieties Of Blueberries.
    August - Early Sept: Peaches And Plums.
    Late August: Gingergold And Paula Red Apples
    Early Sept: Honeycrisp, Gala, Macintosh, Jonamac, Spartan
    Mid Sept: Honeycrisp, Gala, Macintosh, Jonamac, Spartan, Empire, Jonagold, Cortland, Fuji
    Late Sept: Gala, Jonagold, Empire, Red Delicious, Shizuka, Twenty Oz
    Early Oct: Empire, Red Delicious, Macoun, Shizuka, Golden Delicious, Mutsu, Ny 428
    Mid Oct: Mutsu, Golden Delicious, Cameo, Rome, Fortune, Northern Spy
    Late Oct: Fuji, Rome, Grannysmith, Gold Rush, Lady Apple
    (UPDATED: June 28, 2016)
  • Twin Ponds Nursery - Uses integrated pest management practices, flowers,
    37 Red Tail Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572. Phone: 845-876-5113. Alternate Phone: 845-206-1046. Email: [email protected]. Open: Twin Ponds Nursery open by appointment April through October; call or email. Directions: South 2.2 miles on Route 9 from Rhinebeck Village, NY. Right onto Red Tail Road to bottom of the hill. Left to the nursery. Click here for a map and directions. Cut daffodil and tulips April and May Cut peonies May and June Cut perennial flowers May through October. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check. Twin Ponds Nursery grows ornamental shrubs and trees , perennials in large sizes and ornamental grasses which are available ,freshly dug from the fields or potted up. Many native species are grown as well as deer and disease resistant species. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. Our latest adventure here at Twin Ponds Nursery is to open our doors to the public with fresh cut, home grown, organic flowers. We have been growing trees, shrubs and beautiful perennials for our landscape business for the last 25 years, and occasionally have blessed a local event or lucky friend with some cuts from the abundance of blooms and branches that grace our nursery & grounds throughout the growing season. The farm is now offering that to the community on a larger scale; Sustainably-raised, eclectic and unusual, locally grown arrangements; for your home, your special event or just for you. The farm stand will be open Wednesday through Sunday noon to 6pm, for self serve bouquets and cuts. Please call us if you'd like to visit at another time or would like to talk flowers for a wedding or another special occasion. Keep up with our latest offerings at Twin Ponds Flowers on Facebook.

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
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