Tucked away amidst rolling hills and idyllic landscapes, these hidden gems offer visitors of all ages a chance to embrace the beauty of agriculture, indulge in farm-fresh produce and relish in the joy of harvesting their own food. Find the perfect spot to pick your own fruit this summer across the DMV!
- Butler’s Orchard
In addition to their fresh Farm Market and Farm Park, which are open Tuesdays-Sundays from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Butler’s Orchard is a top pick for berry picking. The orchard is conveniently located off I-270 in the suburb of Germantown, Maryland. Butler’s Orchard can get very busy in the summer season, so they do require reservations for fruit picking.
Location: 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, MD Visit their website
- Larriland Farm
It’s not only berries at Larriland Farm! The Red Barn is filled with sweet cherries, blueberries, zucchini, summer squash, cucumbers, red beets, bi-color sweet corn, honey from the bees at Larriland and many items that are grown or hand crafted locally. The Farm recommends giving them a call before you hop in the car, as they will close early if the crops have been well picked.
Location: 2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine, MD 21797 Visit their website
- Homestead Farm
Homestead Farm is a peaceful retreat away from the city. With Pick-Your-Own options for every season, Homestead is a family-run farm with animals and fresh produce. Through July-August, you can find peaches (Yellow and White) and thornless blackberries.
Location: 15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville, MD Visit their website
- Baugher’s Orchard & Farm
Baugher’s Orchard & Farm is a 600-acre operation and one of the largest orchards in Maryland. Jump on a scenic wagon ride to the fields and pick your own peaches, nectarines and plums at Bauger’s Orchard & Farm.
Location: 1015 Baugher Road, Westminster, MD 21158
- Kingsbury’s Orchard
Home to the “Kingsbury Pride” yellow freestone peach, exclusively grown and sold at Kingsbury’s Orchard starting in August. Located along the rural roads in Upper Montgomery County, Kingsbury’s Orchard offers pick your own yellow and white peaches.
Location: 19415 Peach Tree Road, Dickerson, MD 20842 Visit their website
- Great Country Farms
Great Country Farms offers 400 acres of family fun. In addition to delicious fruit picking, there’s a fishing pond, mazes, ninja course, farm play area and more. Yellow & white peaches and yellow & purple plums are now available for picking. Be sure to bring your own clippers or buy some at the farm to cut your own Sunflowers which are $1.00/bloom.
Location: 34345 Snickersville Turnpike, Bluemont, VA 20135 Visit their website
- Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market
Relax while sitting on the front porch rocking chairs at the Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. Go on an adventure, by purchasing containers and going out to pick your very own fruits and vegetables (check for availability throughout the season).
Location: 3035 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, VA 22602 Visit their website
- Hollins Farms
High on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains, next to Sky Meadows State Park, in Fauquier County Virginia, lies Hollin Farms, a fourth-generation family farm. Pick your own peaches, yellow Japanese plums, white nectarines, apricots, blueberries and blackberries. Check the website for updates before heading over.
Location: 1524 Snowden Road, Delaplane, VA 20144 Visit their website
- Chiles Peach Orchard
Within reach of charming downtown Crozet and surrounded by beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, fields of pick-your-own fruit beckon visitors outdoors. Pick your own blueberries, peaches and sunflowers. Check the website for daily and hourly updates!
Location: 1351 Greenwood Road, Crozet, VA 22932 Visit their website