Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Alaska?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Alaska, 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  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. Beware of copycat websites (such as the one that starts with "pickit" and the one that ends with ".farms"; they do not update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China), so theirs are usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly! I put dates to indicate when we last received an update from each farm, and I make updates daily (each farm as their info changes). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

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 December 2016, and other timely information:

Notes for December 2016:Apples are still  available, but already picked.  In some areas, late season crops, are still available (if there hasn't been a frost) - like persimmons, pears, winter squash, kiwis, even figs and raspberries.  See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. But now it is time to tag your Christmas tree at a local Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt!

The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the pie crust recipe is here! And we have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Alaska U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Aleutians East Borough

Anchorage Borough

Bethel Census Area

Bristol Bay Borough

Denali Borough

Dillingham Census Area

Fairbanks North Star Borough

  • Ann's Greenhouses - vegetables, berries
    780 Sheep Creek Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709-6128. Phone: 907-479-6921. fax: 907-479-4200. Email: anndolney@yahoo.com. Open: 9 am to 6 pm on Monday to Saturday and Sunday from noon till 6 pm. Great harvests available for purchase during August and September! We have many (you-pick) vegetables and berries available then! We have tomatoes, variety of squash, radishes, cucumbers, lettuce, potatoes, cabbages, turnips, kale, kohlrabi, carrots, peas, beans, peppers, eggplant, strawberries, raspberries, and monster pumpkins (to 298.5 lb.) to name a few items!
  • Clair's Cultivations - apples, crabapples, plums
    1364 Esro Road, Fairbanks, AK 99712. Phone: (907) 488-6446. Email: lammers@alaska.net. Directions: 4.5 miles Chena Hot springs road, Just outside of Fairbanks. Click here for a map. Pick your own.
    Comments from a visitor on August 28, 2008:
    "Love it. " (ADDED: August 28, 2008, suggested by a visitor)

  • Nugget Farms - apples
    100-118 N Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK.  Phone: (907) 455-4721.

  • Pearl Creek Farm - raspberries (red), porta-potties
    849 Wolverine Ln, Fairbanks, AK 99709. Phone: 907-474-8136. Open: Monday to Friday from 12 pm to 6. Directions: Actually on Herreid. Click here for a map and directions. For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: September 02, 2014)

Haines Borough

Juneau City and Borough

Kenai Peninsula Borough

Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Kodiak Island Borough

Lake and Peninsula Borough

Matanuska-Susitna Borough

  • Birch Creek Ranch - Black Currants, Red Currants, Strawberries, Raspberries, Service Berries
    Mastadon, Talkeetna, AK 99676. Phone: 907-733-1090. Open: . Daily, Around 9 am until dark, 7 Days/week Mid July -Late August. Directions; north of Anchorage, Alaska. Organically growing vegetables and herbs; One outhouse available
    Comments from a visitor on August 15, 2009:
    "I love this place. I have had the chance to work in the greenhouses during the late winter and early spring, and I love picking berries here in late summer. I am originally from Atlanta, Georgia, and grew up picking blackberries every summer; I missed that; thank goodness for this place and my new black berry: currants. Just picked 30 pounds with a friend last week, we had a blast." (ADDED: August 15, 2009, suggested by a visitor)
  • Garcia's Alaska Farm - Raspberries.,
    3655 S. Old Glenn Hwy PMBB-B, Palmer, AK 99645. Phone: (907) 746-6160. Email: garciasalaskafarm@mtaonline.net. Open: 8 am to 8 pm. July 15-September 2. 7 Days A Week.. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. Chemical Free, Crops Raised Organically, Alaskan Improve Boyne Raspberries, Fruit Is Very Big, Extra Hearty Plants, More Information Call Me. (ADDED: March 22, 2014, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on March 22, 2014: "Improving Raspberries For 30 Years."
  • Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm - vegetables
    4350 S. Bodenburg Loop, Palmer, AK. Phone: (907) 745-4511. Alternate phone: (907)745-3557. Email: info@pppfarm.net. Directions: Click here for a map. Open: see this page for their hours. Open: Click here for their picking updates and pricing page. They have a Fall Harvest Festival in September, dates are posted on their website. (UPDATED: August 13, 2008)
    A visitor writes on July 27, 2014: "I stopped going to Pyrah's several years ago when I encountered a sign saying we could not go anywhere near a specific area because it had just been sprayed with pesticides. I recently emailed them to see if they had stopped using the pesticides, but they never responded. I was finally able to get someone to answer the phone after several calls. The girl I spoke to said "no we are not organic and yes we do use pesticides". I just don't believe the chemicals and pesticides somehow miraculously disappear from fruits and vegetables when they hit your table. This is a big concern to my family and we always do our best to buy organic only."
    Comments from a visitor on November 17, 2009: "I've been going there since I was a teen. My children have grown up knowing of the delights of picking veggies at Pyrah's. The growing season is short up here and I'm not much of a gardener but love the results of course. We highly recommend the experience. You can make a day of it. Combine it with a trip to the State Fair or visit the Reindeer Farm up the road too too. Have fun I know we do."
    A visitor writes: I wanted to let you know about the wonderful people I spoke to at Pyrah's. I didn't even know we had farms like this up here. Pyrah's is a PYO, open Mon 9-5, Tues-Saturday from  9-9, closed Sundays. They offer field trips for kids, just call ahead to schedule... only $3 per child!

Municipality of Anchorage

Nome Census Area

North Slope Borough

Northwest Arctic Borough

Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area

Sitka City and Borough

Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area

Southeast Fairbanks Census Area

Valdez-Cordova Census Area

Wade Hampton Census Area

Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area

Yakutat City and Borough

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area


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


Local Honey Sources:

Juneau City and Borough


Meats, Milk and Eggs:


Farm Venues for Weddings, Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:


Horse Rides and More:


Farm Bed And Breakfasts

Kenai Peninsula Borough County

  • Berry Patch Bed and Breakfast - 3 total rooms, Price range from $115 to $135, Large rooms, Small fridge in rooms, Fresh farm breakfasts, Fresh eggs, Mountain views, Hiking trails, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, skiing nearby, snowmobiling nearby, horse riding, fitness/health club nearby, Free farm tours for overnight guests, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, PYO fruit, Help feed the animals, Organic farming, Honeybee hives onsite, chickens,
    14247 Victor Drive, Seward, AK 99664. Phone: 907-491-0164. Email: hosts@berrypatchbnb.net. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (ADDED: March 25, 2010)

Maple Syrup Farms and Sugarworks:


Other activities:

Seward Alaska Fishing - Offering world-class fishing and is one of the best Alaska has to offer. The world record sport caught Pacific Halibut was caught in Seward on June 11, 1996. weighting an astounding 459 pounds

 


 

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