Low-Spray & Organic Pick-Your-Own Strawberries, Blueberries and Apples

064Summer and fall are great times to indulge in locally-grown food. Below is a list of Maine farms where you can pick your own berries and apples; a family-friendly activity that fosters an even deeper connection to your food. And picking your own fruit is a perfect way to get large amounts for canning and preserving. Before heading out, always be sure to call ahead to check the farm’s hours of operation and crop availability.

Alewife’s Brook Farm (Strawberries)
83 Old Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth
207.799.7743
Minimizes chemical and pesticide use

Crummett Mountain Farm (Blueberries)
305 Crummett Mountain Road, Somerville
207.549.7314
Organic

Hooper’s Orchard (Apples)
856 Backs Brooks Road, Monroe
207.525.3236
Practices Integrated Pest Management

Hope Orchards (Apples)
434 Camden Road, Hope
207.763.2824
Practices Integrated Pest Management

Kelly Orchards (Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples)
82 Sanborn Road, Acton
207.636.1601
Minimizes chemical and pesticide use

Libby & Son U-Picks (Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples)
86 Sawyer Mountain Road, Limerick
207.793.4749
Practices Integrated Pest Management

Little River Flower Farm (Strawberries, Blueberries)
160 Turkey Lane, Buxton
207.929.3967
Organic

Raven’s Hill Orchard (Apples)
255 Ossipee Hill Road, East Waterboro
207.247.4455
Organic

Ricker Hill Orchards (Apples)
295 Buckfield Road (Route 117), Turner
207.225.5552
Some Organic orchards & Some orchards that use Integrated Pest Management

Sand Hill Farm (Strawberries)
281 Sand Hill Road, Somerville
207.549.5089
Organic

Ridgeside Farm (Strawberries)
31 Anson Road, Greene
207.946.2091
Uses natural growing practices

Shalom Orchard Organic Farm & Winery (Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples)
158 Eastbrook Road, Franklin
207.565.2312
Organic

Sheepscot General Store (Strawberries)
98 Townhouse Road, Whitefield
207.549.5185
Organic

Spear Farm & Greenhouse (Strawberries)
Route One, Warren
207.273.3818
Low or no spray

Spiller Farm (Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Apples)
85 Spiller Farm Lane, Wells
207.985.2575
Minimizes chemical and pesticide use

Staples Homestead (Blueberries)
302 Old County Road, Stockton Springs
207.567.3393
Organic wild

Terison Apple Orchard (Apples)
1 Whitney Road, Cumberland
207.829.3965
Minimizes chemical and pesticide use

 

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