The Hudson Valley offers plenty of choices for fresh, healthy, reasonably priced and locally grown produce through a plethora of farmers markets, farm stands, and pick-your-own farms. If you are looking for a fun summertime activity for the family that also helps support your community, visit any of these great farmers markets on our list below.
, 29 Old Myers Corners Road, Wappingers Falls. Dutchess County. 845-297-3002. Pick apples & pumpkins in the fall.
Hurds Family Farm
, Route 32, Clintondale. Ulster County. Weekend festivals in September and October. 845-883-7364. www.hurdsfamilyfarm.com
. Pick apples and pumpkins in September.
, County Route 7 off Beekman Road, Poughquag. Dutchess County. Open June to December. 845-227-2306. www.bartonorchards.com
. Pick berries in July, vegetables in late July, peaches and apples in August, and pumpkins in late September.
169 State Route 94, Warwick. Orange County. 845-986-7080. www.penningsorchard.com
. Pick apples and pumpkins in the fall.
, 191 White Schoolhouse Road, Rhinebeck. Dutchess County. 845- 876-6760. www.wonderlandfarm.com
. Pick pumpkins in the fall.
Hodgson Farms, 2290 Albany Post Road, Walden. Orange County. Open daily. 845-778-1432. www.hodgsonfarm.com. Pick strawberries in mid-June, blueberries in mid-July, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants in August.
Breezy Hill Orchards, 828 Centre Rd Staatsburg. Dutchess County. 845-266-3979. www.hudsonvalleycider.com. Pick apples starting in September.
Greig Farm, 223 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook. Dutchess County. Open May to October. 845-758-1234. www.greigfarm.com. Pick shell and sugar snap peas in June, blueberries in July, apples and fall raspberries in September, and pumpkins in late September to October.
Weed Orchard, 43 Mt. Zion Road, Marlboro. Ulster County. Open August to October. 845-236-0237. www.weedorchards.com. Pick peaches, nectarines, and pears in August, apples and vegetables in August to September.
Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farms Road, Hopewell Junction. Dutchess County. Open daily, 9 am to 6 pm, year-round. 845-897-4377. www.fishkillfarm.com. Pick apples, peaches, pears, nectarines, cherries, plums, berries, and vegetables. Call for dates.
Secor Farms, 63 Robinson Lane, Wappingers Falls. Dutchess County. 845-452-6883. Pick pumpkins in October.
Kelder’s Farm Market, 5575 Route 209, Kerhonkson. Ulster County. Open 10 am to 6 pm daily, April to December. 845-626-7137. www.kelderfarm.com. Pick strawberries in June, blueberries in July, raspberries in August, and pumpkins in October.
Prospect Hill Orchards, 40 Clark’s Lane, Milton. Ulster County. Open weekends June to October. 845-795-2383. www.prospecthillorchards.com. Pick cherries in June, peaches and nectarines in August, and apples in September.
Dressel Farms, 271 Route 208, New Paltz. Ulster County. 845-255-0693. www.dresselfarms.com. Pick apples in September.
Saunderskill Farms, 5100 Route 209, Accord. Ulster County. 9 am to 6 pm. Tuesday to Sunday from April to December. 845-626-2676. www.saunderskill.com. Pick strawberries in June, and own pumpkins in September.
Tantillo’s Farm Market, 730 Route 208, Gardiner. Ulster County. Open 9 am to 6 pm daily from March to December. 845-256-9109. www.tantillosfarm.com. Pick cherries in June, peaches in July, plums in August, apples and pears starting in August and September. Also pick vegetables starting in June.
Ochs Orchards, 4 Ochs Lane, Route 94, Warwick. Orange County. Open 9 am to 5 pm daily from June to December. 845-986-1591. Pick strawberries, call for pick your own dates.
Overlook Farm Market, Route 9W, Newburgh. Orange County. 845-562-5780. www.overlookfarmmarket.com. Pick apples and pumpkins starting in September.
Larewence Farms Orchards, 39 Colandrea Road, Newburgh. Orange County 845.562.4268 http://www.lawrencefarmsorchards.com/default.htm Pick your own fruits and vegetables starting in June.
Soons Orchard, 23 Soons Circle, New Hampton. Orange County. 845-374-5471http://www.soonsorchards.com/index.html Pick your own apples starting in August.
Westwind Orchards 251 Lower Whitfield Road, Accord. Ulster County. 845-626-0659 www.westwindorchard.com Pick your own apples starting in September
Stone Ridge Orchard Route 213, Stone Riddge. Ulster County 845-687-2587 http://www.stoneridgeorchard.us/theorchard.htm Pick your own apples
Maynard Farms, 326 River Road, Ulster Park. Ulster County 845-331-6908 www.maynardfarms.com U-Pick apples, pears and pumpkins Saturday and Sunday, September -October
Apple Hill Farm 124 Route 32 South, New Paltz. 845-255-1065 http://www.applehillfarm.com/picksched.htm Pick your own apples in September and October.
Country Charm Farm 201 DuBois Road New Paltz. Ulster County 845-255-4321 http://www.countrycharmfarm.com/ Pick your own punpkins
Minard Farms 250 Hurds Road, Clintondale. Ulster County 866-632-7753 http://www.minardfarms.com/ Pick your own apples and pumpkins
Mr. Apples Box 98 High Falls, N.Y. Ulster County 845-687-0005 http://www.mrapples.com/ Pickk your own apples from August to November
Stone Ridge Orchards Route 213, Stone Ridge, NY Ulster County 845 687-2587 www.stoneridgeorchard.com/pick-your-own.cfm Pick your own apples and fruit
Very Berry Patch 300 Springtown Road, New Paltz Ulster County 845 255-5569 U-Pick raspberries (June-October).
Wilklow Orchards 341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland. Ulster County 845 691-2339 http://www.wilkloworchards.com U-Pick apples and pumpkins
Wright Farms 699 Route 208, Gardiner, Ulster County 845 255-5300 http://www.eatapples.com
U-Pick apples and cherries.
R.I.C.H. Farms 260 Glasco Turnpike, Saugerties,845 247-8910 www.pickmepumpkin.com
Barton Orchards, 63 Apple Tree lane, Pouquag. Dutchess County 845-227-2306 http://www.bartonorchards.com/index.htm Pick your own farm fresh fruits and vegetables.
Fishkill Farms 9 Fishkill Farms Road, Hopewell Junction. Dutchess County. 845-897-4377 http://www.fishkillfarms.com/ Pick your own fruits and vegetables starting in June.
Fraleigh's Rose Hill Farm 19 Rose Hill Farm Red Hook, (845) 758-4215 http://www.pickrosehillfarm.com/ Pick your own apples, cherries, raspberries and pumpkins
Cedar Heights Orchard 8 Crosby Lane, Rhinebeck 85-876-3231 Dutchess County www.rhinebeckapples.com
Bellevale farms and Creamery 385 State Hwy 17A Warwick 845-988-5414 bellevalefarms.com You pick Pick your own fruits and vegetables.