Our Guide to "Pick Your Own" Produce in the Lehigh Valley

Our Guide to "Pick Your Own" Produce in the Lehigh Valley

May 28, 2024

Residents of the Lehigh Valley are fortunate to have access to a wide variety of locally grown produce. "Pick Your Own" farms in the area offer a unique opportunity to connect with the land, support local farmers, and enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables.

Join us at Kay Builders as we discover the bounty of the Lehigh Valley while supporting the local community.

Pick Your Own Farms in the Lehigh Valley

Here is our hand-picked, comprehensive list of places that offer "Pick Your Own" produce in Lehigh Valley. We encourage you to contact the farm of your choice, or visit their websites to make sure they are open on the day you want to visit, as availability can vary within seasons.

Grim's Orchard

Located in Breinigsville, Grim’s Orchard allows you to enjoy strawberry picking from late May to June, cherry picking starting in mid-June, a variety of apples starting in mid-August, and pumpkins starting in September.

Grim’s is known for their extensive apple varieties, including Honeycrisp, Gala, McIntosh, and more unique varieties such as the Cameo, WineCrisp, Ambrosia, and more! Adding to the fun are the hayrides, corn maze, petting zoo, and delicious food.

Seiple Farms

At Seiple Farms in Bath, you can indulge in picking your own strawberries, shelling peas, sugar snap peas, and snow peas starting in May. Starting in July, the farm offers 9 different varieties of sunflower for picking during their Sunflower Festival, as well as Sweet Corn, and even a Soybean Maze! The operation hours differ from month to month, so make sure to check them before going.

Besides the picking activity, they also host a pumpkin patch, visits with friendly farm animals, and a corn maze. Don't forget to check out their retail barn full of local goods!

George Schmidt Berry Farm

Head to the George Schmidt Berry Farm in New Tripoli, PA, for a "Pick Your Own" experience with strawberries, blueberries, cherries, raspberries, peaches, melons, plums, several kinds of vegetables, and much more! George Schmidt Berry Farm is a 3rd generation family farm that specializes in a “Pick Your Own” experience. Their farm is cash-only, so make sure you are prepared prior to arrival.

Valley Fruits & Veggies

Located in Bethlehem, Valley Fruits & Veggies is known for its spring strawberries! Starting in late May and running through June, they host a Strawberry Fest where you can get strawberry milkshakes, strawberry shortcakes, and experience fun activities for the whole family. They also have a Fall Festival that includes pumpkin picking, a barrel train ride, and a glow corn maze! Their hours vary so make sure to call ahead or check their website for picking updates.

Tips for a Successful "Pick Your Own" Experience

When planning your visit, be sure to bring your own containers to store the produce. Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat or sunscreen for protection from the sun. If you have children or elderly family members with you, consider coming in the morning to avoid the heat.

Always check the farm's website or call ahead to find out the best times to visit for specific produce. Some places can have stricter rules than others about bringing children and pets, so make sure to ask about this in advance.

Make the Most Out of Living in Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley is a haven for fresh, locally grown produce. With its selection of "Pick Your Own" farms, you can enjoy a fun day out while supporting local farmers. We encourage you to visit these farms, experience the joy of picking your own produce, and taste the difference that only locally grown food can offer.

For more information about Kay Builders, our commitment to the community, and our new homes in the Lehigh Valley, please visit our website or call (484) 353-6100.

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