Warm weather and farmers markets are back and that means picking season is among us! These 7 places all have more to offer than just picking out the freshest seasonal fruits. Take a peek at fresh jams, pies, maybe see some farm animals hanging around!
You will be greeted by a team member who will provide you with picking containers for a small fee (or you can bring your own!) and direct you to your own rows for the best picking. Check out Strawberries typically available late May or early June. Raspberries, Late June or early July and much more as the year goes on! Address: 8201 Frederick Pike, Dayton. (937) 890-4536.
There is nothing quite like heading to our fields or orchards early in the day and gathering what nature and our own hard toil have prepared. In mid to late June, look for the chance to pick delicious, juicy blueberries! The month of July provides the opportunity to pick gooseberries, raspberries, and early apples, to name a few! In August, they always look forward to grapes, peaches, and still… more apples! Address: 5474 N. State Road 48, Lebanon. (513) 932-1869.
They have been growing blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries since 1998. They sell pre-picked berries or you can pick them yourself. Check back on their website or give them a call to check picking times. Address: 127 E. Krepps Road, Xenia. (937) 374-8747
Family fun for everyone, children of all ages welcome. Pets too, (please put on leash). Apple trees are up on a hill, sandals not recommended. Over 20+ varieties of apples and more to choose from!
Address: 3470 Waynesville Jamestown Rd, Xenia, Ohio, OH 45385, (937) 372-3549
A family farm that sells Red Raspberries, Yellow Raspberries, and Blackberries for Pick-your-own or We-pick pints. We also have Homemade Raspberry Jam and Cobbler Mix.
Address: 5427 W. Enon Road, Fairborn, OH, (937) 864-1279
You’ll find year -round fun here! The third generation began growing strawberries, tart cherries, peaches, pumpkins, and vegetables. These were followed by blueberries and raspberries. A seasonal bakery and ice cream were added to compliment the market. Come back in the fall for their Corn Maze and other fun! Address: 1640 Stubbs Mills Road, Lebanon, OH, (513) 932-2853
The Brumbaugh family is proud to offer the entire family experience: fresh fruit, delicious desserts, and family fun. Whether you are looking to enjoy the farm experience with your children or a farm market with baked goods and produce just like the good ol’ days, Brumbaugh’s tradition of entertaining is guaranteed to please. Address: 6420 Arcanum- Hollansburg Road, Arcanum, OH 45304, (937) 692-8084
Known for some of the sweetest berries be sure to check them out! Strawberry Season will be kicking off May 20th! Call them for up to date information! Address: 2931 US Route 68 S, Xenia. (937) 376-1778.
It is more than likely we missed you few places to pick your own batch of berries! Please let us know and we will get it added!