Pick-Your-Own in the Cooler Months

Crisp fall air is nearly on the horizon and with it comes time to harvest fall fruit. Pumpkins scream fall and what is more festive than getting out there and picking your own? Autumn is the gateway to the holidays, which means Christmas tree season is quickly on its way. Below are some of our pick-your-own favorites from pumpkins to Christmas trees.

Echo Orchard & Farm

Gladstone Farms
1870 Gladstone Hollow Road
Andes, NY 13731
This family farm offers roadside pumpkins at their farm 24/7, two miles up Gladstone Hollow Road in Andes, NY.

Hodgson Riverbank Farm
3345 River Road
Downsville, NY 13755
Hodgson Riverbank Farm offers produce in their farmstand and wagon rides to the pumpkin field! With over 5,000 pumpkins to choose from you are bound to find the pumpkin of your dreams. Bring your family for this perfect fall activity at Hodgson Riverbank Farm.

A close up picture of bright orange, bumpy pumpkins.

Hodgson Riverbank Farm

Maplewood Farm & Orchard
596 Miller Avenue
Bovina Center, NY 13740
U-Pick Pumpkins & Lil’ Buckaroo Rodeo
Weekends October 7th-October 29th, 10 am to 4 pm.
Enjoy all day pumpkin picking, hiking sugar house tours, hay rides, and gold & gem panning. The market is full of maple products, cider, cider donuts, pie slices, and cookies. The Rodeo will start with a parade at noon for children 3 to 10. Register at 11:30 am for Western-style stick horse racing (each participant receives a prize!). At 1 pm, ages 11 & up can do Calf & Bull Roping with practice heads. Register by 1 pm for the 1:30 pm contest.

Maxwell Farm
21287 NY-28
Delhi, NY 13753
Stop by this dairy farm on State Highway 28 to pick your own pumpkins. They have them in all shapes and sizes! U-pick is $10 for any size.

Maxwell Farm

Sunrise Mountain Orchard
1173 Sunrise Mountain Road
Bloomville, NY 13739
Sunrise Mountain Orchard is a boutique “pick-your-own” apple orchard with hundreds of trees in this young orchard which have reached bearing age.

*Due to a late frost this spring, the apple harvest has been stunted this year. Check in next year as the apple crop is so reliant on the weather and we hope for great conditions in 2024.*

Brookside Maple & Farm
2544 County Highway 2
Delancey, NY 13752
Cut your own tree, purchase decorative wreaths and stock up on maple syrup products at Brookside Maple.

Elderkin Christmas Tree Farm
Murphy Hill Road
Walton, NY 13856
Opening in November for cut-your-own Christmas trees on the weekends.

Robsons Christmas Trees
2425 Jim Lane Rd
Bovina Center, NY 13740
This family-run Christmas Tree farm was established in 1950’s and has been operating in its present form since 1983. Visit them and enjoy the experience of choosing and cutting your own Christmas tree. Robsons is open on Saturdays and Sundays during the holiday season.

Christmas trees are lined up in a field with branches bending under the weight of the snow. The ground is snowy and foot prints lead down the path.

Robson Christmas Trees

 

Featured photo is from Elderkin Christmas Tree Farm