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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Highlands and Southern New South Wales, Australia,? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Highlands and Southern New South Wales, Australia,, 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 If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!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 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   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!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 September 2022, and other timely information:

Notes for September 2022:Spring is here! Strawberries and other berries are coming in! See your area's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as tomato, corn, and more!

You may noticed the new appearance to the website! Simpler, cleaner and mobile-friendly! I'm rolling it out, page by page over the next 2 months. Everything is still here; such as home canning and freezing directions. You can access it 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!

Highlands and Southern New South Wales, Australia, U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map.  If you know of any other PYO farms I've missed, please write me via the Suggest a farm form (or if you own the farm, use the Add My Farm form).

Australia Harvest Calendar / Typical Crop Ripening Dates for Australia

If you want to start your own food business in Australia, at home or otherwise, see this page.

Keep in mind that the wildfires have devastated many farms and orchards. That, along with COVID, means many farms may not be open this year, or have restrictions.  Give them your support!

New South Wales, Austriala PYO farm map

Highlands and southern NSW

  • Clyde River Berry Farm - blueberries, youngberries, boysenberries, blackberries, raspberries and marionberries
    River Road, South Brooman (near Ulladulla), NSW 4478 1057. Phone: 02 4478 1057. Email: Pick your own berries during December and January at Clyde River Berry Farm, located near Ulladulla and Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast. Our 10 acre orchard is mainly blueberries but have short periods when other berries are available as well. Picking your own berries at Clyde River Berry Farm. Nothing tastes better than berries picked freshly in the height of summer by your own hands! On Arrival We will give you picking buckets and direct you to the 'berries of the day' in the ripest section of the farm. We are primarily blueberry growers, however we also grow others including Strawberries, Blackberries and moreHere you can 'hunt and gather' berries of your choice.December and Jan, blueberries) as well as some youngberries, boysenberries, blackberries, raspberries and marionberries, .(UPDATED: February 16, 2019, JBS)
    A visitor writes on December 06, 2015: "Went to Clyde River Berry Farm. Plentiful trees with large blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, amazing mixed fruit berry ice-cream and 2 dogs that know how to win the hearts of visitors for a treat of ice-cream. $16kg for blueberries, $25kg for black/raspberries."
  • Kembla Cherry Orchard - No pesticides are used, cherries, U-pick and already picked, picnic area
    185 Shearer Drive, Royalla, NSW 2620. Phone: 0402 442 068. Open: Early December to early January, from 9am to 4pm daily; Closed Christmas day. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Established in 2001, Kembla Cherry Orchard consists of 2000 trees with 6 different varieties. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. Established in 2001 by Martin Corby, a 4th generation orchardist, Kembla Cherry Orchard is home to 2000 cherry trees consisting of five different varieties: Merchant, Lapin, Stella, Ron and Sunburst (white variety). Kembla Cherry Orchard is located in Royalla Station Estate, off the Monaro Hwy, 20 minutes south of Tuggeranong or 20 minutes south of Queanbeyan off the Old Cooma Road.  Picking your own cherries in the orchard is a rewarding experience. Buckets are issued upon arrival along with instructions on the correct picking method. Sun protection and enclosed shoes are recommended. Cherries are pesticide and fungicide free and packed by hand on site. Premium 2kg boxes are available for sale and are a great gift idea or delicious addition to your table for the festive season. Cherry season in the Canberra region is mid December to early January. (UPDATED: May 14, 2019, JBS) (ADDED: December 29, 2015)
  • Moira's Paradise (Organic Blueberries & Raspberries) - blueberries and rasberries,
    697 Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls, New South Wales, Australia 2577. Open: Appears to be closed - see comment below. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: January 02, 2011, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on December 06, 2015: "Visited 07/12/2015 - No phone number to find if open. Drove from Sydney and found that the place is closed with a "Trespassers will be prosecuted" sign on their gate. The berry trees looked to be not maintained and no berries were present on the trees."
    Comments from a visitor on January 02, 2011: "It is really cheap, has lots of berries. Farm owned by two old people with no presence on the Internet. Has lots of blueberry trees and blueberries. In 2010 (currently) does not have any raspberries. Cost is $20 per kilo, pick your own or pre-picked. Has lots of animals (alpacas, black face sheep, cats, horses) but not sure if you can feed/pet them. Unfortunately I did not write down phone number "
  • Montrose Berry FarmUses natural growing practices, blueberries, red raspberries, loganberries, boysenberries, autumn raspberries, red currants and hazelnuts, weddings
    Ormond Street, Sutton Forest 4868 1544. Phone: 61 2 4868 1544. Email: Open: October to late March, from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm on Tuesdays to Saturdays. asparagus, strawberries, English gooseberries, currants, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries. Also some apples and plums. Organic. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. In season freshly picked berries or when available out of season frozen berries may be available from the produce shop. When picking becomes available to the public changes to berry availability will be updated on their website by 7pm each day. Please check their website going to the farm. Please note they do not have picnic facilities at the farm but their staff can readily recommend to you some beautiful places nearby that cater for picnicers.. PLEASE DO NOT BRING ANY PETS TO OUR FARM. THEY PROVIDE ALL CONTAINERS FOR BERRY PICKING. Please bring your camera and a water bottle as most of our taps are bore water, personal containers, handbags, backpacks and prams are not allowed in the berry patches. If its a hot day bring an esky to take your berries home. During season when stocks permit visitors are invited to pick (conditions apply) their own blueberries, red raspberries, loganberries, boysenberries, autumn raspberries, red currants and hazelnuts during season. Go to the "Home Page" and register for our news letter to be notified at the beginning of the season when berries are available for pick your own.
    Weddings Montrose... an elegant country experience since 1988 - in following tradition of the last quarter century or so, since purchasing the business and property in May 2009 the Robertson's  have  pleasure in continuing the availability of the Estate as a venue for weddings approved by Wingecarribee Shire Council through a valid development consent. This magnificent Estate with lovely gardens and rolling pastures provides you a great venue for that special day. (UPDATED: February 16, 2019, JBS)

Other Information

The listings are frequently updated, but often they don't tell us current prices, so the prices unless you see this year's update date.

In addition to listings of U Pick farms, I hope the following pages are helpful to you!

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)