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 If you find anything outdated or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 - I am building a pricing guide to help you know what
the typical prices are for each crop. Let me know when you see price changes!
If you are having a hard time
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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!
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What's in season in October 2021, and
other timely information:
Notes for October 2021:Spring is here! Strawberries and
other berries are coming in! See your
crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops.
And see our guide to local
vegetable festivals, such as
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 2021, by county
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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!
Highlands and southern NSW
- Clyde River Berry Farm - blueberries, youngberries,
boysenberries, blackberries, raspberries and marionberries
Road, South Brooman (near Ulladulla), NSW 4478 1057. Phone: 02 4478 1057.
[email protected]. 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
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 Farm - Uses
natural growing practices, blueberries, red raspberries,
loganberries, boysenberries, autumn raspberries, red currants and
Street, Sutton Forest 4868 1544. Phone: 61 2 4868 1544. Email:
[email protected]. 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)
The listings are frequently updated, but often they don't
tell us current prices, so the prices unless you see this year's update
In addition to listings of U Pick farms, I hope the following pages
are helpful to you!
- Picking Tips!
- Simple instructions:
- Canning and Freezing