Summer is full of bright colors - the trees are awash in green and blues sweep across the skies for miles. Along with those colors come the freshest fruits & vegetables, all in season and ripe for picking. Before you head to the grocery store to stock up, consider paying a visit to one of these local pick-your-own farms, each offering the chance to head out to the fields and stock up on summer's sweetest treats.
Please contact the farms directly for weather conditions and up-to-date availability.
Grim's Orchards (9941 Schantz Rd., Breinigsville)
Though they may be best known for their fall festival, Grim's offers plenty of fun throughout the summer months as well. Visitors can enjoy picking their own strawberries (end of May/beginning of June–end of June), cherries (mid June–mid July), and potatoes, sweet potatoes, and vegetables (July-August) during the warmer months, plus apples (mid August–mid November) and pumpkins (September–November) when fall rolls around. Pre-picked berries and cherries are also available at their roadside market.
Seiple Farms (5761 Nor Bath Blvd, Bath)
Family-owned since 1889, Seiple Farms offers a variety of seasonal pick your own options. In early June, you'll be able to pick your own strawberries, shelling peas, sugar snap peas, and snow peas. In the fall, September–October, head to Seiple's to pick your own pumpkins, gourds, and squash.
Valley Fruits & Veggies (5309 Colony Dr., Bethlehem)
The fields at Valley Fruits & Veggies offer up three varieties of strawberries for picking, May–June. If you're in a rush, you can also grab pre-picked berries fresh in their market. The market also offers treats like strawberry milkshakes and shortcakes, as well as honey produced by its on-site bees, plus greenhouse-grown tomatoes for purchase. Check out Valley Fruits & Veggies' "Valleyville" a play-place for children 12 & below.
George Schmidt Berry Farm (5681 Berry Dr., New Tripoli)
George Schmidt Berry Farm is a place where you can buy or pick your own fruit & vegetables, such as strawberries, red raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches, sugar peas, lettuce, cucumbers, red beets, kohlrabi, apples, and more. You can buy boxes at the farm or bring your own containers for picking your own. Heads up, this farm is cash only.
Bernard's Green Valley Farm (2925 High Hill Rd, Slatington)
Pair a trip to The Slatington Marketplace with a stop to pick your own blueberries at Bernard's Green Valley Farm. The family-owned farm specializes in a variety of blueberries, as well as pre-picked raspberries when available. In the winter, you can come here to cut down your own Christmas trees.
For additional pick-your-own varieties, consider visiting these local farms. Availability varies by season - we always recommend contacting the farms directly for up-to-date offerings and hours.
The Produce Crib at Juniperdale Farms (1015 Browntown Rd., Nazareth)
Offering strawberries, cherries, and raspberries.
Bob White Acres (3879 East Mill Hill Rd., Coopersburg)
Offering strawberries, blueberries, apples, string beans, peaches, and nectarines.