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From The Blog Local's Guide: Pick your own fruit and more

Berries, Apples, and More Pick your perfect fruit

For those who like the option and experience of getting out and selecting your own ripe fruit, this pick-your-own list is for you!

Not far from the heart of Woodstock are a few pick your own options this Summer and Fall.

Whether you like taking your children out for an experience or like to stock up and bring home fruit for those homemade recipes we've got some options to get your hands on.

Blueberries on bush
blueberry picking
Jennifer Schmidtke
Pick your own blueberries

Clay Hill Corners

2021 picking season will begin Saturday, July 17th.
7 days a week 8 am-7 pm
Season: Mid July through late August
Address: 390 Clay Hill Road Hartland, Vermont  05048
Cost: Weigh and pay at the Farmstand (cash or check)

A short drive from Woodstock, located in Hartland Vermont you will find Clay Hill Corners the closest PYO option, and delicious blueberries. This 10-acre farm is owned by Carol Stedman, as you pull up don't be surprised if you're greeted by her friendly dogs. In addition to blueberries, you can get raspberries, tomatoes, and other fresh produce at the Farm Stand.

If picking is your pleasure grab a bucket from the stand and start your walk down to the blueberry fields. Take your time and pick your berries with your family for a delicious snack or stock up for future recipes.

Visit Clay Hill Corners here for more information.

Pick your own pleasure in more than one season 

Berries and fruits in the summer, apples, and pumpkins in the fall. Whichever you prefer you have those choices while visiting or living in Woodstock, VT. Just a short drive to Vermont's bounty of outdoor pick-your-own fun.

A lot of the local farms that have PYO options also provide plenty of other goods at their farmstands. When choosing to stock up or pick for pleasure know your supporting farms and getting the freshest options available in Vermont.

blueberries
Jennifer Schmidtke
Clay Hill Farm blueberries
apple orchard
Jennifer Schmidtke
Whitman Apple Orchard

Whitman Brook Orchard

Season: September 2021 through early November
Address: Wheelock Rd. Quechee, VT 05091
Cost: Weigh and pay with an attendant on the grounds

What fall dreams are made of, this scenic and storied orchard is located in Quechee Vermont just up the road from Woodstock. A variety of apple trees are planted throughout this orchard with already picked options to grab from and plenty of open space to pick your own. Established in the 1920s and restored in 1995 this orchard is picturesque and ready for guests to come in the Fall. Nothing beats the flavor of fresh apples directly off the tree with stunning fall colors cascading in the background.  You can wander the orchard on your own or be greated by a knowledgeable owner ready to answer questions on variety and best picking for the day. Once finished you can checkout with the attendant by weight with card paying options.

 

Whitman Brook Orchard apple tree
Whitman Brook Orchard
Whitman Brook Apple Tree
Whitman Brook Orchard apples
Whitman Brook Orchard
Early season varieties include Duchess of Oldenburg, Pomme D'Or, Red Gravenstein, St. Edmond's Russet, and Centennial
apple crates
Jennifer Schmidtke
Apple crates at Whitman Brook Orchard
sun flower
Asclepia Farm

Asclepias Farm

Address: 53 Rush Meadow Rd., Brownsville, VT 05037 USA
Contact: asclepiasfarm@asclepiasfarmgmailcom.com (802) 952-0533
Season: starting in July, call ahead for options and what's blooming

Pick your own Sunflowers! (and zinnias, white snaps, and rose snaps)

With multiple varieties of pollinator-friendly sunflowers available, call ahead to check availability for pick-your-own or ready-cut sunflowers.

**They ask to call ahead for an appointment

Sherburne Farm/ Moore's Orchard apples
Sherburne Farm/ Moore's Orchard

MOORE'S ORCHARD
Address: 294 Allen Hill Road, North Pomfret VT
Payment: Cash Only
Season: late July for blueberries, Apples in the Fall
Contact: (802) 457-2994

Family-friendly and beautiful this farm has late July blueberry picking available, call ahead for a season update. A popular place in the Fall for apples Sherburne Farm/Moore's Orchard has everything you could want for a day outdoors picking your own snack or even dessert ingredients!  This family-run farm has plenty to offer you won't regret a visit.

Moore's Orchard Sherburne Farm autumn
Sherburne Farm/ Moore's Orchard

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