Pick Your Own Blueberries, Blackberries and Peaches

Are you interested in picking your own?  Check out these summer options kids will love!  The picking season can be short, so check with the farm before you head out.

Blueberries & Blackberries

Swift Creek Berry Farm
17210 Genito Road, Moseley, VA 23120  Phone: 804.739.2037
The Swift Creek Berry Farm offers pick your own blueberries beginning the end of June/early July.  Blueberries are a fun way to introduce a pick your own experience to little ones because of the low hanging branches on the bushes.

Hours:
M-F 8am-7pm
Sat 8am-3pm
Sun- Closed
Hours are subject to change without notice due to weather and other unforeseen events.

Mount Olympus Berry Farm
23298 Jefferson Davis Highway, Ruther Glen, VA 22546  Phone: 804.448.0395
Mount Olympus offers pick your own blueberries and blackberries.  Call, visit the website or Facebook page, for details on what’s in season.

Peaches

Chiles Peach Orchard
1351 Greenwood Road, Crozet, VA   Phone: 434.823.1583
Chiles Peach Orchard  offers pick your own  peaches from late June through August.  While you’re there, visit the market for seasonal fresh local vegetables and gourmet goodies, including jams and jellies, apple butter and apple cider, gift baskets, and local crafts. And, a trip is not complete without a visit to the ice cream parlor!

Special Events: The two most popular days to visit in August are the Annual Homemade Peach Ice Cream Days.  This event is the first weekend in August and often sells out, so go early!

Carter Mountain Orchard
1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA   Phone: 434.977.1833
Located 1,150 feet above Charlottesville, near Monticello, Carter Mountain Orchard is a wonderful place to enjoy picking peaches in summer.   And be certain to leave time to visit the country store and bakery – full of all kinds of goodies including apple cider doughnuts, fresh cider, Virginia made jams and jellies, apple butter and local crafts.

Special Events:  The Peach Festival is July 22nd and 23rd.

Have fun!