Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Western Virginia?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Western Virginia, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of any I missed and want to add them or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in January 2018, and other timely information:

Notes for January 2018: Strawberries have a very brief season; and they start in early April in the South, May in most of the US, and early June in the North - don't miss them: See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as strawberry festivals and blueberry festivals. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the coldest regions. Many farms and markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

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Western Virginia U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

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Buchanan County

Carroll County

  • Deer Haven Blueberry Patch - blueberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties
    118 Raven Ridge, Hiwassee, VA 24347. Phone: 276-730-4047. Alternate Phone: 704-904-5571. Email: Open: Thursday to Saturday 8am to 4 pm from mid June to late August. Directions: From Hillsville take US221 North to highway 100 turn left go approx. 4.8 miles to Deer Ridge, County Road 753, turn right then take then turn right on Mitchell's Crossroads, go 4.8 miles to Windsong, turn right to Raven Ridge, across from Dry Pond Church, patch is on right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: October 10, 2012)

Dickenson County

Galax (City of)

Grayson County

  • Fern Ridge Berry Farm - raspberries
    332 Fern Ridge Lane, Galax, VA 24333. Phone: 276 236-0002. Email: Open: Hours and days vary by berries in season and weather; Berries ripen from July through October 15. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We offer a variety of raspberries that should be available by late June through October. Come bring the family with a picnic lunch and pick your own direct from the farm to you. We are an agri-tourism business. Please bring your own containers for pick your own or containers may be purchased. (ADDED: March 10, 2013, from VG)
  • Pine Mountain Trail in Mount Rogers National Recreation Area -  blueberries
    Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, Troutdale, VA. Visitors report that there are blueberry bushes about 6 feet high with big, half inch blueberries in August each year, free to pick. Directions: I-81 South to Marion, VA. At Marion take VA 16 South (Buchanon Highway) to Trout Dale. From there head west on VA 603. In 2 miles make left onto USFS 613. After about 2.5 miles go through gate and park within fenced camping/parking area. Trailhead is marked as Appalachian Trail, just beside camp host trailer. See this page for full directions. Note, USFS 613 is a very rough road, not really intended for passenger cars. (ADDED: July 29, 2009)

Lee County

Russell County

  • Nathaniel Ball Blueberries - U-pick blueberries,
    461 Lumber Lane Big A Mountain, Honaker, VA 24260. Phone: (276)873-5675. Open: You May pick any day with prior approval; We prefer morning pick, 7:00 to 1:00 or evening pick 6:00 to 9:00; You must call us before picking. Directions: Take Route 80 from Honaker, Virginia. Turn left on Finney Road, go 1 mile, then turn left again on Campbell Hollow Road. Go 1 more mile and turn right on Lumber Lane, which is a dirt road. Take the road to the top of the hill. You will see pine trees. Alongside the pine trees is a small private dirt road on the right. Take this road to the very top of the hill and you are there!. Blueberries July 1 to September 10. Payment: Cash, Check. 2010 prices: $8.00 per gallon pick your own! We do not pick to sell. Please bring containers to take your blueberries home. We do provide picking buckets for measurement purposes. Happy Picking! Stunning Scenery is Free!. (ADDED: August 20, 2010)

Scott County

  • Mann Farms - Strawberries
    11005 Veterans Memorial Highway, Fort Blackmore, VA 24250. Phone: 276 995-1000. Email: Open: call or email for hours and availability. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Pre-picked and pick-your-own strawberries.  (UPDATED: May 12, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: March 10, 2013, from VG)

Smyth County

Tazewell County

  • Thistle Cove Farm - fleece
    261 Cove Road RR 1 Box 351, Tazewell, VA 24651. Phone: 276-988-4121. Email: Directions: on the website. Intersection of Maiden Spring Road (Rt 91) and Cove Road (Rt 608) in Ward's Cove section of Tazewell County. Crops are usually available all year. Open: By appointment Monday through Saturday. Sheep Shearing Day - 3rd Sat in April; 9:00 am to 3:00 p.m. Sheep Shearing Day on 4 April 2009; 9 am to 5 p.m. & freshly shorn fleeces available on that day. Fleeces available all year until sold out. Customer is able to choose their fleece at time of shearing. Payment: Cash, Check. Sheep Shearing Day - 3rd Sat in April, 9:00 am to 3:00 p.m. Fleeces, yarn, roving for sale all year. Lost Arts Guild members demonstrate and sell traditional Appalachian crafts. (UPDATED: January 25, 2009)

Washington County

  • Glenmary Gardens - pumpkins, strawberries, gift shop, picnic area, farm animals, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    224 Old Abingdon Hwy, Bristol, VA 24201. Phone: 603-526-5146. Open: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 12:30; Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00. Directions: From either north or south on I-81 take exit 5. If you are coming from the north take a left off the exit and take your first left onto Old Abingdon highway If you are coming from the south take a left off the exit and take your first right onto Old Abingdon highway Follow for about one mile until you get to stoplight. Take a right onto East Valley and farm is on right. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries from July 15th until September 30th; Pumpkins from September 30th until October 31st. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, SFMNP Vouchers.  (UPDATED: May 12, 2014, from VAG) (ADDED: June 01, 2010)

Wise County

Wythe County

  • Henley Mountain Berry Farm - blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm
    879 Matney Flats Road, Wytheville, VA 24382. Phone: 941-661-7401. Alternate Phone: 941-286-8435. Email: Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 5pm, from the middle of June to the middle of September. Directions: From downtown Wytheville, follow Main Street (US Highway 21) south approximately 8 miles to the four-way intersection with Highway 690 (Cripple Creek Road). Turn left and go 1.9 miles to Matney Flats Road. Turn Left on Matney Flats Road and go 1.3 miles to the mailbox at 879. Turn right up the hill one quarter mile to Henley Mountain Berry Farm. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: April 12, 2011)
  • Hope Blueberry Farm - blueberries,
    148 Mudlick Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382. Phone: 276-228-8527. Email: Open: Monday through Sunday, 7 am till 8 pm Open June 13 through August. Directions: From Wytheville truck stop drive 1.9 mile on Peppers Ferry Road towards n Max Meadows direction, turn left onto Mudlick Road. Less than 100 yards, the first house on the right. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: May 24, 2015)

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

Local Honey Sources:

Wythe County

  • Joe-Anna's Christmas Tree Farm - Honey (retail), Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms
    1208 Kinder Valley Road, Rural Retreat, VA 24368. Phone: 276-686-5081. Email: Open: Friday and Saturday 9 am to 5 pm Sunday 1 pm to 4pm. Directions: Take I 81 to exit 60. Turn towards McDonalds. Stay on Route 90 through the light into Rural Retreat. Turn right on to Mountain View Avenue across from Grace Lutheran Church. Go .5 miles; turn left on to Kinder Valley Road. Go 1.6 miles, turn left into the driveway with the snowmen. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: November 03, 2015) (UPDATED: November 12, 2014)  (UPDATED: November 05, 2013)

Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Farm Venues for Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Farm Bed And Breakfasts

Scott County

  • Creation Kingdom Zoo - 1 total room, Price range from $100 to $125, Large beds, Beautiful rural setting, washer and dryer available, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, swimming pool nearby, tennis nearby, Free farm tours for overnight guests, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, No children under 18 please, No pets please, No smoking allowed, Help feed the animals, other animals, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    1692 Snowflake Rd, Gate City, VA 24251. Phone: 276-690-5450. Email: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: from Gate City Virginia take highway 71 towards Nicklesville and go 5.6 miles. Turn left onto Snowflake Road and go 1.5 miles to the Zoo entrance. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Interactive Zoo boasting close encounters with animals from 6 continents. Photos: Click here for photos of the rooms and farmhouse. (ADDED: September 04, 2010)


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