Depending on their crop, Apple Valley Orchard is your place to go for all things apple – apple pies, apple butter, apple cider and more. Check their Facebook page or give them a ring to check in. This mom and pop farm is a local favorite. In the summertime, they try their hand at berries and peaches, too!
12340 TX-16, Llano, TX 78643
Seasonal hours vary. Call to confirm.
In the Texas Hill Country, you’ll find this sustainable family farm on your way to Blanco or Wimberly. Their Big Blue Barn is open year-round, and say hello to Pamela at their weekend market; a fun, family favorite. Enjoy freshly-picked flowers and seasonal produce.
13977 FM 2325
Seasonal hours vary. Call to confirm.
This pick-your-own blackberry farm is part of a family-owned herb garden and store, The Old Thyme Store, in near-by Webberville. Be sure to check their Facebook page for updates on berry availability.
2421 Post Oak Rd., Webberville
Seasonal hours vary. Call to confirm.
Pumpkins, corn mazes, farm animals – oh, my! Barton Hills Farms is known for big-time family fun. Pay them a visit to kick off your fall festivities and get into the pumpkin-spiced mood.
1115 Farm to Market 969 Bastrop, TX 78602
Yearly fall festival. Check website for dates.
While tours are by appointment only, you can visit these 4 ½ acres of gardens and demonstration beds perfectly in sync with nature. Take a class with Deena Spellman, Master Gardener and learn how to grow your own food.
In East Austin, you’ll find a well-known organic gardening paradise with seasonal veggies, locally produced dairy, eggs, honey and more. Take a walk around the farm, see the crops, the compost area, the chickens, etc., free of charge. They kindly ask you not to pick the produce from the beds yourself, but it’s all available for purchase in their market!
3414 Lyons Rd, Austin, TX 78702
September-July: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Saturday, 8am-1pm
August only: Wednesday & Saturday, 8am-1pm
This is the only certified biodynamic operation in Texas, and in addition to picking your own berries, you can pick up beef from grassfed cows, too. Be sure to call or email to make an appointment or get directions; the farm’s address is not listed publicly. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy time on the farm.
(512) 567-3456; Bastrop
Chmielewski’s is open May through July for pick-your-own blueberries by appointment. Check the website for recipes, including blueberry pancakes and blueberry ice cream topping.
23810 Bauer Hockley Rd., Hockley
DeZavala is a small, couple-owned farm located between Franklin and New Baden, and offers pick-your-own berries beginning in June, as well as grapes and other seasonal vegetables. Call ahead to check availability.
DeZavala Rd, U.S. Highway 79, Franklin
E&B Orchards is open mid-May through early July for picnics and outings, as well as picking. Nectarines and peaches are also available. Guests are encouraged to check the picking report on the website for prices and availability. Finish off your picnic with fresh, homemade ice cream available for sale on the property.
28268 Clark Bottom Rd., Hempstead
This farm and country store offers strawberry picking, a bakery and family-friendly weekend activities. The strawberry patch is open every day, weather permitting, and typically closes late May. It is best to call before you head out.
3601 West Hwy 6., Alvin
From May to July visit Hill Country Lavender to enjoy the delicious aroma of these blooms in their prime. Check their website for recipes to try with your harvest, too. If you can’t make it out, no worries. You can always order their products online or visit Brieger Pottery in Blanco.
Thursday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
8241 Farm to Market 165, Blanco
In the summertime, Jenschke Orchards is all about peaches. They’re proud of what they grow and hand you a slice of fresh peach the second you walk up to their farm stand. They also grow strawberries and blackberries. In the fall, their pumpkin patch isn’t one to be missed.
8301 East US Hwy 290, Fredericksburg
Right in the middle of East Austin, CSA members are able to get freshly-grown produce from one man’s backyard turned farm paradise. Enjoy their weekly, seasonal boxes full of fresh veggies or volunteer to keep this farm doing good in our community.
9515 Hergotz Lane, Austin, TX 78742
Head out to Poteet, known as the Strawberry Capital of Texas, for fresh berry picking, fun activities for kids, as well as homemade jams, baked good and other souvenirs from this family-owned farm. Strawberries are available through May, and blackberry picking will be available in June. Check their website before visiting for produce availability.
200 W. Tank Hollow Rd., Poteet
This small, family-owned farm with a pick-your-own operation caters to a strong, established customer base. Call ahead to make an appointment and check berry availability.
760 County Road 316, Caldwell
This lavender farm is located in the Texas hill country and is home to about 3,000 lavender plants and honey bee hives! Check out their crop starting in late spring. Give them a call or visit their website for updates.
2484 Round Mountain-Sandy Road, Johnson City
(512) 944-6695 or (830) 385-3336
This family-owned and operated pick-your-own orchard offers blueberry picking through May and blackberry picking through July. Be sure to call the fruit hot line for hours and to check fruit availability.
21110 Bauer Hockley Rd., Tomball
Oak Hill Farm is family-owned and operated, and offers strawberry picking as well as other seasonal fruits, vegetables and spinach. Check their Facebook page for updates or call ahead.
2304 County Rd., Jourdanton
Visitors can pick their own fruit or buy it pre-picked, when available, at this small farm just west of Waco. The berries and grapes are on trellises and easy to pick. Be sure to call ahead to check that the supply is still plentiful.
1785 Waldo Rd., Oglesby
This larger pick-your-own operation boasts not only pick-your-own berries, but also activities for kids, which include the Sweet Berry Express Barrel Train, sand art and event space for birthday parties. Popsicles and jams are available for sale, as well. Picnic tables are free to use and guests are welcome to pet the farm animals. Call ahead or check the website for details to ensure availability.
1801 FM 1980, Marble Falls
Sweet Eats Farm has plenty activities for the whole family, from live music to a petting zoo and more as well as over 70 acres of berry picking. This Georgetown farm offers seasonal fruit picking, beginning with berries in the spring and continuing with peaches, pears and more into the summer.
14400 E. State Highway 29, Georgetown
This family-owned operation offers pick-your-own berries by appointment only. Kids and the young at heart will delight not only in berry-picking, but checking out the animals on the farm, too.
12753 Hahn Rd., Sealy
Visit this family farm and they’ll give you a basket, some scissors and a quick lesson on picking strawberries. Then you can go into the field and pick to your heart’s content. Just call ahead before you go, as strawberry season typically goes until mid-May in Central Texas.
575 Rutledge Rd., Poteet
This family orchard offers peaches, homemade cobblers, tomatoes, plums, blackberries, watermelons, cantaloupes, and other seasonal vegetables. They also have homemade preserves and other goodies. They’re also open long weekends in the fall with a real pick-your-own pumpkin patch and Fall store.
12862 U.S Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg