Best Places to Pick Your Own Fruit

Photo by Philip Gruber Apples ripen at Beiler’s Fruit Farm in New Holland, Pa.

Sure, you can get awesome produce at Lancaster County’s abundant farmers’ markets, but why not pick some fruit yourself while you’re here? Here are five places to try.

Brecknock Orchard

Strawberries (June), red raspberries (June-October), blueberries (June-August), black raspberries (June/July), peaches (July-September), nectarines (July-September), apples (August-November), pumpkins (September/October)

390 Orchard Rd, Mohnton, PA 19540

(717) 445-5704

Cherry Hill Orchards

Cherries (June/July), peaches (August/September), nectarines (August/September), apples (August-November), pumpkins (September/October)

400 Long Ln, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 872-9311

Masonic Village Farm Market

Apples (August-October), pumpkins (September/October)

310 Eden View Rd, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

(717) 361-4520

Old Homestead Farm and Greenhouses

Strawberries (June), red raspberries (July/August), flowers (July-September)

208 Herr Rd, Ronks, PA 17572

(717) 687-8701

Shenk’s Berry Farm

Strawberries (June)

911 Disston View Dr, Lititz, PA 17543

(717) 626-6194

— Kara Newhouse