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Pick-Your-Own Fruit on the Main Line and Beyond

Enjoy fruit picking at local farms and savor a true taste of summer tradition.

Fruit picking at a local farm is not just a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, but also a way to hold onto summertime tradition. Check out these local spots for a true taste of summer! As the season changes and summer comes to an end, don’t miss out on the excitement of pumpkin and apple picking nearby, perfect for celebrating the arrival of fall.

Linvilla Orchards

137 West Knowlton Road, Media

Throughout the summer, Linvilla has peaches, berries, apricots, squash and zucchini, and even sunflowers. Crop availability updates are regularly posted on their website, advising guests to arrive early for the best picking conditions. Each person over 12 months old requires a ticket, which includes entry and a container; additional containers can be purchased onsite. Plan accordingly, as each time slot has specific limitations on crop selection.

Hellerick’s Family Farm

5500 North Easton Road, Doylestown

Hellerick’s Family Farm offers several pick-your-own experiences everyday throughout the summer. Berries and peas are currently in season, but check their website before arriving to see what crops are available. They also have over an acre of fresh flowers to pick from — fill your container, which they provide and is included in the price, with as many flowers as you can!

Highland Orchards

1000 Marshalton Thorndale Road, West Chester

Highland Orchards has a variety of berries in season for picking. During late summer, you’re also able to pick peaches, plums, and corns. Those in your party will be required to pay a field access fee for picking. Check out their website for their entire calendar of crops that they grow!

Indian Orchards Farm

29 Copes Lane, Media

PYO is open 10 am—6 pm daily for berries and some veggies—see their schedule for what’s coming later in the season. There is a $3.50 per person picking fee (plus pay for what you pick). The farmstand is also open if you want to buy more fresh produce.

Maple Acres Farm

2656 Narcissa Road, Plymouth Meeting

Throughout the summer, Maple Acres has strawberries (late May into June) and blueberries (July) to pick. Occasionally, broccoli, peas and tomatoes are open for pick-your-own. They also have zinnias, sunflowers, cockscomb, marigolds, cosmos, lisianthus, snapdragons, ageratum and chrysanthemums available to pick. They suggest that you call ahead to check their availability. 

Shadybrook Farm

931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley

Wednesday through Sunday, berries, herbs, vegetables, and flowers are available to be picked. You’ll need to purchase a “picking pass”, and their crops are sold separately by the container. Buy ahead online, pick up when you get there and you’ll be all set to load up on fresh from the field crops!

Solebury Orchards

3325 Creamery Road, New Hope

Solebury has blueberrries, cherries, apples, and flowers available to pick every Thursday through Sunday. You can also pick flowers in the cutting garden and make up a special bouquet to bring home. All pick-your-own fruit is priced by the pound for whatever you pick. Pick your own is open rain or shine.

Weaver’s Orchard

40 Fruit Lane, Morgantown

Check their website for daily PYO updates to see what’s ripe, and plan your day trip! Throughout the summer, you can find cherries, berries, peaches, and more. Come early in the day and mid-week to avoid crowds—the farm is closed on Sundays, so Saturdays can get crowded. Check the top of any of their crop pages for daily updates and current prices, posted when each crop comes into season.

This article was originally written by Laura Schwartz, but has since been updated.

Main Line Parent Publishing Intern | University of South Carolina Marketing Student