Summer is finally here and its time to enjoy some of the special seasonal bounty nature has to offer this time of year in New England! You pick farms are a fun way to celebrate the season together and a special day out with your favorites. Check out our five favorite spots for summer fruit picking fun from strawberries, blueberries to wildflowers and more!
Tangerini’s Spring Street Farm
This cute family owned spot in Millis offers pick your own strawberries, blueberries, wild flowers by the mason jar, and sunflowers over the summer season. They also have a farm store and cafe on site offering lots of homemade and local goods to enjoy for lunch or take home with you in addition to the u pick experience! Click here for more information on availability and timing for you pick crops.
139 Spring Street, Millis
Ward’s Berry Farm
Another family owned local farm, Ward’s offers lots of seasonal pick your own opportunities as well as an onsite farm store offering sandwiches, ice cream, smoothies and more. There are also opportunities for other activities while visiting here such as visiting the barnyard animals, hayrides and more. The pick your own offers strawberries, peas, and blueberries when available. Click here for more information on timing and availability of pick your own crops. This is a cute spot to spend the day with your significant other, friends, or the family!
614 South Main Street, Sharon
Belkin Family Lookout Farm
The Lookout Farm offers pick your own strawberries in June as well as peaches, nectarines, and plums in late summer. This farm is a great spot to enjoy a pick your own fruit date plus it offers much more for a fun summer afternoon on the farm together!! There is a train to a children’s play area as well as on on site taproom offering their own craft beers, ciders as well as a small menu of bites for lunch or dinner. Click here for more information on you pick fruit availability and more.
89 Pleasant Street, South Natick
Honey Pot Hill Orchards
Honey Pot Hill Orchards opens for the season in mid July and offers pick your own blueberry picking! They have a farm store, maze, hayrides, farm animals and more to enjoy while here. Click here for more information on their summer schedule and availability for blueberry picking!
138 Sudbury Road, Stow
The Big Apple
The Big Apple has been a beloved farmstead in Wrentham for over 60 years! The farm’s name is actually Pine Hedge Orchards but has been called The Big Apple for decades because of the large carved wooden apple that hangs above the entrance to the barn. While known for its apples of course, The Big Apple also offers pick your own blueberries and raspberries as well as the addition of pick your own hops in the late summer! There is also ice cream and homemade goods at their farm stand store. This is a quintessential small New England apple farm and worth the trip for all ages! Click here for more detailed information, hours, and seasonal fruit availability.
207 Arnold Street, Wrentham
Feature Image Credit: Tangerini’s Spring Street Farm