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Pick Your Own (PYO) Farms in New Hampshire offer good food and fun

Harvest your own fruit, vegetables, flowers, and Christmas trees on an authentic New Hampshire adventure. Starting in mid June and lasting until the fall harvest and holidays you’ll enjoy every variety of sweet fruit, pumpkins and apples at pick your own farms. There are festivals and guided tours, wagon and hay rides, nature trails, special events, activities for kids, and visits with farm animals. Farmers markets, farm stands and gift shops offer packaged and prepared foods, handcrafts, ice cream, pies, and more. Cafes serve coffee, sweets, and small bites.

195 Meaderboro Road Farmington, NH Phone: 603 335-4705

PYO Produce: Strawberries in mid June to early July; raspberries in July; tomatoes in July to September; sweet cherries in July; blueberries in late July to August; peaches in late July to September; apples in late August to October
Also: Farm hosts a fall festival with wagon rides, art, caramel apples, face painting and more.

66 Lee Road (Route 155) Lee, NH Phone: 603-868-2111

PYO Crops: Blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, and cut-your-own Christmas trees
Season: Crops are usually available in August, September, October, November, and December
Hours: Call or consult the farm website
Also: Maple syrup from the farm, pre-picked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals.

38 Depot Road Stratham, NH Phone: 603-580-1612

PYO Produce: Blueberries, vegetables, cut flowers, herbs and tree fruit
Hours: Open spring weekends, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; open daily beginning early July for the blueberry season.
Also: Occasional specials, like cut flowers and herbs. Farm stand with lettuce, chives, Swiss chard, spinach, kale, parsley, rhubarb, sage, and thyme. Free Children's Story Hour on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 during July and August. We hold story hour outside on the grounds of the farm.

247 Route 12A (River Road) Plainfield, NH Phone: 603-298-5764

PYO Crops: Strawberries and raspberries.
Season: early June and to early-to-mid-July
Hours: Call ahead for picking dates and hours
Also: Farmstand with locally grown produce

107 White Oak Road Center Barnstead, NH Phone: 603-776-8989

PYO Produce: Raspberries, lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, cucumbers, squashes and more
Hours: During harvesting season, hours are Monday, Thursday-Saturday. Call ahead for information on what is being harvested.
Also: This is a hydroponic farm.

106 Hedding Road Epping, NH Phone: 603-734-2117

PYO Produce: Organic blueberries
Hours: During picking season, open daily, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

141 River Road Plainfield, NH Phone: 603-298-8519

PYO Crops; Apples, fall raspberries (yellow & red), pumpkins & blueberries, Oriental corn, squash, gourds, sunflowers, dried flowers and more!
Hours: Open: September 1-October 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Also: Corn maze; hay rides on the weekends, weather permitting; haunted maze. Email: Nancy.J.Franklin@valley.net

Perley Hill Road Sanbornton, NH Phone: 603-286-4069

PYO Produce: Blueberries from mid-July through August, daily, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Apples from late August to mid October, daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Varieties include Paula Red, Ginger Gold, Macintosh, Cortland, Honeycrisp, Empire, Macoun and Crispin.
Hours: Farm stand hours from late June until Labor Day are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; farm stand hours from Labor Day until end of October are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please call ahead for pick your own seasons and conditions.
Also: Farm stand with tomatoes, cucumber, beans, squash, sweet corn, and melons; homemade jams and jellies, mustard, relish, and pickles, salad dressing, ice cream and cheese from Sandwich Creamery; smoked cheese and meat from the Fox County Smokehouse; maple products from Just Maple; goat milk soap from Shaker Woods Farm; handcrafted natural soda from Meetinghouse Soda. In the fall, chrysanthemums, decorative gourds, and pumpkins are sold.

834 Dunbar Hill Road Grantham, MA Phone: 603-863-6125

PYO Crops: Apples, blueberries, raspberries (red). Apple varieties: Heirloom McIntosh, Heirloom Red Delicious, Jonathan, Cortland, Rambo (a very popular French dessert apple).
Season: Consult farm website for picking dates and hours. Email: summerrambo@comcast.net

245 Back Roadq Dover, NH Phone:

PYO Crops: Blueberries, strawberries, pumpkins
Season: Strawberries, mid-June to early July; blueberries, August
Hours: Call ahead
Also: Jack-o-lanterns and pie pumpkins available in October.

5 Duncan Road Hancock, NH Phone: 603-525-4912

PYO Crops: Apples
Season and Hours: September & October; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

63 Water Street Lancaster, NH Phone: 603-788-4320

PYO Produce: Raspberries and blueberries
Season: Mid-July through August
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon.

52 Searles Road Windham, NH Phone: 603-893-8596

PYO Crops: Apples. The varieties to pick change as the season proceeds, beginning with McIntosh and Cortland. Other varieties, such as Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Fortune, and Jonagold, are sold in the farm store but are NOT offered as pick your own crops.
Season and Hours: Daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Also: Home-made fruit and berry pies for sale. Email: sam@appleacres.com

650 Province Road Bow Lake Village, Strafford, NH Phone: 603-664-2100

PYO Produce: Nine varieties of high-bush blueberries; blackberries in the month of August.
Hours: During the season, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed on Mondays. Also: Farm stand with pies, muffins, jams, and jellies

230 Mammoth Road Londonderry, NH Phone: 603-434-7619

PYO Crops: Apples, pumpkins
Season and Hours: Mid-August to November 1. Call the hotline for the latest picking conditions and find out what varieties are ready: 603-432-3456.
Also: The orchards has places to picnic, trails to hike, and in certain orchards, observation decks for you to see the harvest.

582 Glebe Road Westmoreland, NH Phone: 603-399-4305

PYO Produce: Blueberries and raspberries
Season: Raspberries through July 31; blueberries through September.
Hours: Daily except Tuesday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

1440 Brownfield Road Center Conway, CT Phone: 603-447-5687

PYO Crops:- Apples, pumpkins
Also: Cider, pumpkins, winter squash, farm market. Picnic area.

Cherry Valley Road (Route 11 A) Gilford, NH Phone: 603-630-8682

PYO Produce: blueberries
Season: Blueberry season is mid-July to the end of August
Hours: Open Thursday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Also: Some fresh produce available from the farm’s home garden; maple syrup; some baked goods may also be available.

1775 Benton Road North Haverhill, NH Phone: 603-787-6377

PYO Produce: Apples. Also, choose and cut your own Christmas trees
Season: Mid-August to mid-October. Check website for exact harvest dates
Also: Gift shop selling home grown pumpkins, squash, apples and cider we have gourds, beautiful mums, honey and maple syrup products, jams and jellies, gifts and Yankee Candles; donkeys, goats, sheep to visit; nature trails include the Old Logging Trail with views of Black Mountain, a former beaver pond, and an old logging dam, the Deer Path, and the Adventure Trail, which allows children the opportunity to explore shelters, walk over swamps, and learn a little about New Hampshire’s woods.

57 Alyson's Lane Walpole, NH Phone: 800-856-0549

PYO Crops: Ffifty varieties of apples, 7 varieties of peaches, and many varieties of blueberries, raspberries, plums and pears
Season and Hours: Harvest is seasonal. Check the farm website for call ahead for crops available for picking and hours
Also: Farm stand, special events, weddings. The farm was Chosen as one of the 12 Top Orchards in the United States by Travel and Leisure. Alyson’s Orhcards has also been featured in Yankee Magazine, and has been chosen numerous times for the “Best Of” by New Hampshire Magazine.Email: info@alysonsorchard.com

59 High Range Road Londonderry, NH Phone: 603-432-9652

PYO Produce: strawberries in June; blueberries, cherries, and raspberries in July; flowers in the summer; late raspberries, both red and golden, in August: apples in September, including Cortland, Macintosh, Red Delicious, and Mutsu; pumpkins in October
Also: Farm stand selling lettuce, tomatoes, squash, green beans, apricots, peaches, plums, baked goods, cider, milk, eggs, honey, maple syrup, ice cream, herbs and spices, pumpkin seeds, old fashioned soda, pies, fresh fruit preserves, baking mixes. Visits with farm animals.