Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Tucson and Surrounding Counties in Arizona?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Tucson and Surrounding Counties in Arizona, 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just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China), so theirs are usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly!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!  

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What's in season in December 2017, and other timely information:

Notes for December 2017: Frosts and freezes are upon us in many areas, and one field may be unhurt while one a mile a way can be damaged, so keep that in mind as you read the following: Apples are in season now, as are figs,  and Fall raspberries are in season now. Tomatoes are going strong if frost hasn't happened in the field  Late Apples, like Fuji's should be plentiful now. You can see a complete list of apple varieties, their ripening dates and best uses here. And if you have a left over pumpkin, you can easily turn it into a Thanksgiving pie, pumpkin cheesecake, cookies, muffins and more, see this page!

And of course you can find Christmas tree farms, on our related website.

Children's Consignment Sales occur in both the Spring and Fall  See our companion website to find a local community or church kid's consignment sale!

Next year, don't miss an Easter Egg Hunt for your children: See our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt!

We also 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! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now.  They have all copied their information form here and usually do not ever update.  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong, please write me!

Tucson and Surrounding Counties in Arizona U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

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Cochise County

  • Apple Annie's Orchard Farm - PYO apples, pears, peaches, beans, peas, crowder peas, black eyed peas, 4 or 5 kinds of summer squash, cucumbers, sweet peppers(2 or 3 kinds), tomatoes, roma tomatoes, hot peppers, chilis, jalapenos, broccoli, red cabbage, cabbage, cauliflower, okra
    2081 W. Hardy Road, Willcox, AZ 85643. Phone: 520-384-2084. Email: [email protected]. Directions off Ft. Grant Road, Willcox, Arizona. Open: daily from 8 am to 5:30 pm, mid-July to late November; November hours: 10 am to 4:30 PM. Closing for the season in late November.  Peaches from July through mid-September; Apples from August 1st through November 23rd and Pears from August 1st through mid-October.
  • Apple Annie's Produce and Pumpkins - PYO beans, peas, crowder peas, black eyed peas, 4 or 5 kinds of summer squash, cucumbers, sweet peppers(2 or 3 kinds), tomatoes, roma tomatoes, hot peppers, chilis, jalapenos, broccoli, red cabbage, cabbage, cauliflower, okra, pumpkins and hayrides.
    6405 W. Williams Road, Willcox, AZ 85643. Phone: 520-384-2084. Email: [email protected]. Open: Daily 7 am to 5:30 pm, July 2nd through November 2nd.(formerly Hunsdon Farms) . Apple Annie's a beautiful family-owned fruit orchard north of Willcox, Arizona, in the southeastern corner of the state. The 4300' elevation with warm days and cool nights make Willcox the premier you-pick fruit and vegetable growing area in Arizona. Apple Annie's Orchard specializes in delicious, tree-ripened fruit, pies and other treats "just like home-baked", apple cider, and good, old-fashioned family fun!
    A visitor writes: "I go every week and it has been a great season. They are nice people with a beautiful farm and orchard. I'm having butternut squash and sliced tomatoes from Apple Annies tonight. They also have a great selection of canned goodies! upick included beans, peas, crowder peas, black eyed peas, 4 or 5 kinds of summer squash, cucumbers, sweet peppers(2 or 3 kinds), tomatoes, roma tomatoes, hot peppers, chilis, jalapenos, broccoli, red cabbage, cabbage, cauliflower, okra. They picked, cantalope, watermelon, sweet corn, a lot of varieties of winter squash, pumpkins and gourds. At the orchard they have upick apples, peaches etc. And a lot of home made canned goodies. They also do hayride and pumpkin pickin. They have a lot of festivals in the summer and fall. I think they do a great job."
    Another visitor  writes: "They have a gazillion types of apples, peaches and Asian pears ready for picking. Wagons are available for you to ride into the specific orchards or you can walk. This is also the place for the apple-smoked burgers and fresh apple pie a la mode to die for."
  • The Berry Farm - NO Pesticides or chemicals used, boysenberries
    11515 North Old Fort Grant Road, Wilcox, AZ. Phone: 520-300-0337. Directions: Take I 10, Exit 340, 12 1/2 miles north on Ft. Grant Rd. turn left on Ranchhouse Rd. go west 2 miles, follow gentle curve to the right and to north one mile to Reagen Rd. Watch for sign on west side of the road. Open: Harvest approximately late May to early July.  Enjoy fresh, pesticide and chemical free Boysenberries (cross between Blackberry & Marion berry) picked at the peak of flavor. Wonderful for pies, cobblers, sauces, jams, or just eating by the hand full. Call ahead for availability and prices.
    Comments from a visitor on September 30, 2009: "Best darn berries I have ever had!"
  • Richcrest Farms/Vinaigretta - ORGANIC, vegetables, fruit
    Dragoon Road, Cochise, AZ. Phone: (520) 826-3434. Email: [email protected]. Open: the u-pick by appointment only and also do farm tours etc; the farm is up for sale: To view the listing for the sale of the farm please visit Stronghold Ranch Real Estate here:  http://www.swranch.com/?p=558. Directions: Take Interstate 10 to Exit 318, go 10 miles east on Dragoon Road. Or take Exit 331, go south on SR 191 to Dragoon Road and go west 3 miles. Organic Vegetables and Fruits, Apple Cider, relishes, vinegars, oils and honey. Organic. U-pick veggies usually available June through Oct. Browse through our country store featuring our gourmet products and other locally grown or crafted items. Picnic and playground area for family groups. Farm tours available. Call or e-mail us to find out what we have growing, harvest dates and scheduling.
  • Suhr Family Farm - ORGANIC, apples and pears., restrooms, picnic area, picnic area
    2754 N. Mars View Way, Cochise, AZ 85606. Phone: 520-401-3117. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturdays in August thru October, other days by appointment; Closed Sundays. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. We raise organically grown apples, pears, pecans and pumpkins. Cage free chickens. We also raise grass fed beef and possess the largest herd of Beefalo (crossbred between cattle and American Bison) in Arizona. Our chickens are not kept in battery cages and lay brown eggs.
  • Valley Farms LTD.-Desert Sweet Organic - ORGANIC, cherries, apples
    Fort Grant Road, Wilcox, AZ. Phone 520-384-2861. Fax: 520-384-3986. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Take I 10 to Wilcox exit 340, go 17 1/2 miles north on Ft. Grant Rd. We grow Cherries; Bings and Raniers. First harvest; end of May/beginning of June, Apples; Gala (Harvest begins late July), Golden and Red Delicious. (Harvest begins late August), Fuji and Granny Smith (Harvest begins late September).  You will love our Desert Sweet Organically Certified fruit. Open Everyday Our cold storage facilities allow us to have fruit available for you late May through March! The Chamber of Commerce tells me they are a pick-your-own.

Graham County

  • Angle Orchard - apples, (I'm not sure if they allow pick-your-own)
    Mt. Graham, AZ.  Phone: 928-428-1605. Open: Their website is gone; Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open?  If so, please write me. Directions: Angle Orchard is located on Mount Graham, just South of Safford, Arizona.  The turn off to the orchard is 7.4 miles from the Swift Trail/ HWY 191 junction.  Watch for the Angle Orchard sign on the left hand side of the road Click here for a map. Apples are usually ready from mid July to mid October.
    Comments from a visitor on May 31, 2008: "Engle Orchard is now owned by Betty Larson. She is a sister of Eldon Engle. Her phone number is 928-428-1605. I guess the orchard has recovered from the fire a few years back. There was a fire on the mountain last weekend but it wasn't on the orchard side. They have 36 different varieties of apples! All star and Gala come on first. mid July ~ August . Jonathan, mid August ~ September, and the golden Del. Sept. ~ October. They also have the tarter apples like Arkansas Blacks. You can pick your own OR buy an already picked basket."
    One visitor wrote (May 12, 2008): "We used to live at the base of Mt. Graham where this orchard is. It burned in a forest fire several years ago. However I have been told they have recuperated and are again open. I have a good friend in Safford, Az, (at the base of the mountain) and she is getting information for me about when they are opening this year and what kinds of apples they have. I would be glad to forward that information to you when I get it. It was a wonderful place to take the kids when they were little and now they have kids and want to have the experience with their kids. The thing our kids really liked was finding bear tracks around the trees. Made is more adventerous. They also had pears. Don't know yet what they have gotten back. "
  • Narita Farms - beans, carrots, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, melons, onions, peas, peppers, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables
    6965 S. Narita Lane, Willcox, AZ 85643. Phone: 520-384-4805. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Take Hwy 186 to Kansas Settlement Road; head south to Arzberger; turn east on Arzberger to Narita Lane. Click here for a map to our farm. We are open May. Our hours are: Daily from dawn to dusk Peas, May; strawberries, April; beans, August; corn, Sept.; onions, Sept; squash, June; carrots, Sept; eggplant, Sept; melons, Sept; peppers, Sept; tomatoes, September We sell brown eggs. We sell goat's milk for pet use only.

Greenlee County

Pima County

  • Harris Heritage Growers Uses natural growing practices, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, carrots, cucumbers, eggplant, figs, flowers, grapes, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), porta-potties are available, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals, school tours
    27811 S Sonoita Hwy, Sonoita, AZ 85637. Phone: 520 455-9272. Email: [email protected]. Open: Thursday to Saturday, 9am to 5 pm; July 8 to October 31. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. (UPDATED: June 10, 2016). (UPDATED: June 10, 2015, JBS)
  • Howards Orchard - No pesticides are used, apples, apricots, cucumbers, pears, peaches, pecans , tomatoes, restrooms, picnic area
    4101 E. Pinal Street, Tucson, AZ 85739. Phone: 520-405-5943. Alternate Phone: 520-405-6253. Email: [email protected]. Open: Wednesday to Saturday From 6:30 am to 12:00 pm July 1 to November 15. Directions: 20 Miles North of Tucson Oracle Road North to Catalina Right on Hawser Left on Columbus Left on Pinal Street Orchard on right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
    Comments from a visitor on August 27, 2008:
    "Howard's Orchard, in Catalina, AZ (just North of Tucson) has some blackberries, along with tomatoes, peaches, cucumbers, pecans and apples."

Santa Cruz County

  • Agua Linda Farm - Uses natural growing practices, beans, cucumbers, flowers, peas, pumpkins, summer squash, tomatoes,
    2643 East Frontage Road I-19, Exit 42, Amado, AZ 85645. Phone: 520-891-5532. Email: [email protected]. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Take Interstate 19 to Exit 42, get onto the East Frontage Road and turn right. This will turn into a dirt road which is our driveway. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Festival, weekends in October; See website for a complete calendar with times, dates and prices; Garlic and Onion Festival is in June, see website for updates; The farm store is open year round, Saturdays 9 to 3 and Sundays 12 pm to 3; Call information line for current crops. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.  The Farm is also a popular site for weddings and private parties (see November 18 New York Times).

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


Local Honey Sources:

Santa Cruz County

  • Agua Linda Farm - Uses natural growing practices, Raw honeys, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, gift shop, restrooms, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    2643 East Frontage Road I-19, Exit 42, Amado, AZ 85645. Phone: 520-891-5532. Email: [email protected]. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Honey updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Take Interstate 19 to Exit 42, get onto the East Frontage Road and turn right. This will turn into a dirt road which is our driveway. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Festival, weekends in October; See website for a complete calendar with times, dates and prices; Garlic and Onion Festival is in June, see website for updates; The farm store is open year round, Saturdays 9 to 3 and Sundays 12 pm to 3; Call information line for current crops. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.

Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Pima County

  • Harris Heritage Growers - Uses natural growing practices, Chicken (free range), Turkey, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Eggs (free range), Eggs, Brown eggs, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Ice cream shop, Snack bar, Restrooms, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, children welcome, Pets welcome, Turkeys, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    27811 S. Sonoita Highway, Sonoita, AZ 85637. Phone: 520 455-9272. Alternate Phone: 520 444-2958. Email: [email protected]. Open: Wednesday to Saturday, from 9am to 4pm, May 1 to November 30. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Fall Festival October 26, 10am to 5pm, Live music, Food, Vendors, and kids crafts and games.

 


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

Pima County

  • Harris Heritage Growers - Uses natural growing practices, Lighting, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business outings, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Catering available, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, BYO alcohol, B&B nearby, Motel nearby, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Pumpkin patch, steers/cattle, sheep, goats, horses, chickens, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, Internet (Wireless), Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Valet parking can be arranged, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, Turkeys, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    27811 S. Sonoita Highway, Sonoita, AZ 85637. Phone: 520 455-9272. Alternate Phone: 520 444-2958. Email: [email protected]. Open: Wednesday to Saturday, from 9am to 4pm, May 1 to November 30. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Fall Festival October 26, 10am to 5pm, Live music, Food, Vendors, and kids crafts and games. also available to pick seasonally okra, chard, lettuce greens, heirloom variety fruits and veggies. Family owned and operated.