Where in to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!

This month's notes: October 2014: Apples are in full swing!  Raspberries tomatoes, corn and most vegetables are being picked in most places, most blueberries and peaches are finished. Find a corn maze, hayride or pumpkin patch here. Make your own homemade ice cream including low fat, low sugar and other flavors))  Have fun, eat healthier and better tasting, and save money by picking your own locally grown fruit and vegetables, and then using our easy canning and freezing directions!

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U-Pick Farms and Orchards, sorted by county

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

Adams County

  • Berry Patch Farms - ORGANIC, Pick your own pie cherries, strawberries, raspberries, Many veggies including spinach, let, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash.
    13785 Potomac Street, Brighton, CO 80601. Phone: 303-659-5050. Email: bpf@qwestoffice.net. Summer hours: Tuesday to Saturday from  8 am to 6 pm.  Due to the 2014 Mothers Day storm, there will be no strawberry picking in June, 2014. But the August— September picking is expected to be excellent. The pie cherry season is expected to begin in late June. The trees are loaded with baby cherries now.They have a restroom, picnic areas and do school tours in the fall for kids. In addition they are doing fun classes in the summer for kids.  (UPDATED: May 30, 2014, from their website)  (UPDATED: September 24, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on August 09, 2008:
    "I love the farm as well as the owners. They use an old barn as their store and it is like a picture out of a magazine. Unfortunately Colorado does not have a lot of small farms like this. It is truly a treasure."

Arapahoe County

  • Pinon Ridge Ranch - Uses natural growing practices, onions, pumpkins, other vegetables, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    55928 East County Road 46, Strasburg, CO 80136. Phone: 303-913-7314. Email: katydidklv@hotmail.com. Open: Spring, summer and fall as crops ripen. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: October 25, 2010)

Boulder County

  • Hoot 'n' Howl Farm LLC - No pesticides are used, blackberries, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries (black), Fresh eggs
    6033 Jay Road, Boulder, CO 80301. Phone: 303-530--9504. Alternate Phone: 720-771-0483. Email: jrpoley@comcast.net. Open: Tuesday through Saturday 9 AM 'til 7 PM, and 12 noon 'til 7 PM on Sunday; We are closed on Monday. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page.  (UPDATED: May 30, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: July 25, 2011)
  • YA YA Farm & Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, Apples, horse-drawn hay rides, farm animals
    6914 Ute Hwy, Longmont, CO 80503. Phone: 303-485-5585. Fax: 303-485-5585. Email: info@yayafarmandorchard.com. Open: Friday to Sunday from 9:00 to 3:00; September 3 to the last weekend in October; For picking, please follow website instructions. Hay Rides available year around - your place or ours. Apples typically begin early September with the most desired Mac's! The season typically ends mid October with the Liberty's, a relative of the Macs. You may also press your own cider. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only. How the U-Pick Works: Confirmed reservation - email with your request. We will send you a confirmation ticket via email for you to print and bring with you.
    At this time we CANNOT accommodate groups. This is set up for a family activity. Plan approximately 1 hour to pick apples, meet the animals, eat apple cider donuts and drink cider. You will be given 1/2 peck bags (holds 5-7 lbs of apples) to be used for picking. Bags may be limited. Please do not bring your own bags. (UPDATED: May 30, 2014, from their website)  (UPDATED: July 07, 2008)

Broomfield County

Denver County

  • The Great Pumpkin Harvest Festival - pumpkin festival, not a farm or pick-your-own
    4-Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest Street, Denver, CO. Phone: 303-399-1859. Open: October 11. only, 10 am to 4 p.m. (Not a pick your own)

Douglas County

Elbert County

Jefferson County

  • Nelms Farm - ORGANIC, apples,
    5305 Orchard Street, Golden, CO 80403. Phone: 303-917-2707. Email: ralphnelms@aol.com. Open: Sunday 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm; September 9,2012 through September 30, 2012, which will be last day open to the public due to high demand for our organic apples; Please check the website or call before you come; We may sell out earlier. Directions: I-70 West to Colorado Highway 58 (Golden Exit) West on Colorado Highway 58 to McIntyre Street North on McIntyre Street to West 52nd Drive West on West 52nd Drive to 5305 Orchard Street 5305 Orchard Street the last property at the North End of Orchard Street. Lots of parking spaces in front property on Orchard Street. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. No pesticides or herbicides used on apple trees. I have over 1,000 apples this year. Red Delicious and Granny Smith apples available for easy picking close to ground. You can drive right up to the trees and I will help you pick right off the tree. Apples a little small this year because of drought but very sweet and delicious. I also have a test plot of pesticide free red potatoes for sale which I will expand for next year. Please call before you come. Thank you. Owner Name : Ralph Nelms.  (UPDATED: May 30, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: September 06, 2012) (UPDATED: September 19, 2012)

Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

Adams County

  • Berry Patch Farms - ORGANIC, Roadside market with cherries, strawberries, raspberries, currants, many veggies including spinach, let, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash.
    13785 Potomac Street, Brighton, CO 80601. Phone: 303-659-5050. Email: bpf@qwestoffice.net. Summer hours: Tuesday to Saturday from  8 am to 6 pm.  They have a restroom, picnic areas and do school tours in the fall for kids. In addition they are doing fun classes in the summer for kids.  Roadside market: (grown on site) beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, edamame, eggplant, garlic, elephant garlic, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, melons (many types), okra, onions, parsnips, peas, peppers (bell, colored specialty), popcorn, roasted chilies, rutabagas, rhubarb, scallions, spinach, squash (summer and winter), tomatillos, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini and locally grown sweet corn and potatoes. Also, Colorado grown organic apples, apricots, sweet cherries, peaches, plums, natural soaps, organic coffee, jams, honey, baked goods, Kiowa Valley Organic Beef. Please visit our web site for additional information on the Fall Country Harvest, school tours, cooking classes, Jr. Farmer Days and birthday parties, produce prices and availability. (UPDATED: September 24, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on August 09, 2008:
    "I love the farm as well as the owners. They use an old barn as their store and it is like a picture out of a magazine. Unfortunately Colorado does not have a lot of small farms like this. It is truly a treasure."
  • Palombo Farms Market - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is certified organically grown, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market,
    11500 Havana Street, Henderson, CO 80640. Phone: 30325870134. Email: Info@PalomboMarket.com. Open: July - October Monday - Saturday 9am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 5pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Chile Roasting. (ADDED: October 16, 2013)

Arapahoe County

  • May Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, some produce is sustainably grown, Preserves, jams, jellies, beets, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, lavender, melons, onions, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, farm animals, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    64001 US Highway 36, Byers, CO 80103. Phone: 303-822-5800. Fax: 303.822.9497. Email: tinal@mayfarms.com. Open: Weekday Summer/Fall hours 9am to 4pm. Directions: I-70 East exit #316. Turn right at off ramp stop sign. Turn right at second stop sign. One mile west on right hand side. I-70 West exit #316. Turn left at off ramp stop sign. Turn right at second stop sign. One mile west on right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Okra, kohlrabi, potatoes (purple majesty, red, fingerlings, yukon, russet). (UPDATED: November 04, 2011)

Boulder County

  • Boulder Family Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, all produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Crafts, artistic products, etc, farm animals, school tours
    1005 Cherryvale Rd, Boulder, CO 80303. Phone: 303-965-5059. Email: info@boulderfamilyfarms.com. Open: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Self - Serve. Directions: We are on Cherryvale also known as 60th. We are north of Baseline Road and 1 mile south of Arapahoe in East Boulder. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We are a mini Farmer's Market, representing numerous Farms in one 24/7/365 Honor System Farm Stand. We sell only locally-grown produce and bring to you only the best foods available. Stop in today!. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: October 19, 2011)(UPDATED: October 22, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on October 19, 2011: "They are Fantastic! They have the most delicious, fresh, locally grown, organic food available; and they're OPEN 24/7! All their food is locally grown & organic, they're open 24/7 and use the honor system if one of their very friendly, informative, and helpful co-owners is unavailable. They also sell some adorable hand-knitted hats. They have a Facebook page too: "BFF Farm Stand"
  • Boulder Farmers Market - Organic, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, asparagus, apricots, beans, beets, broad beans, broccoli, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, grapes, herbs/spices, lavender, melons, nectarines, onions, other berries, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting
    13th And Canyon, Boulder, CO 80302. Phone: 303-910-2236. Email: info@boulderfarmers.org. Open: The first Saturday of April through the first Saturday of November, 8 am to 2 pm; The first Wednesday of May through the first Wednesday of October, 4 pm to 8 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers. Our market offers a wide variety of locally grown produce listed above plus many kinds of lettuce, brussel sprouts, spinach, potatoes and more. We grow what we sell! Period!. (ADDED: March 20, 2010)
  • Cure Organic Farm - Certified Organic, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, apples, apricots, beans, beets, broad beans, broccoli, carrots, cherries, cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, nectarines, onions, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, farm animals, school tours
    7416 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80301. Phone: 303-666-6397. Email: cureorganicfarm@yahoo.com. Open: Daily May 1st through November 20 Thursday, from 10 am to 7 pm; Vegetables and flowers also available at the Boulder Farmers Market on Wednesday and Saturday, April 1st through November 1st. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. Our farm stand is open daily 10am to 7pm, May 1st through Thanksgiving day. They also have a CSA program. (ADDED: January 04, 2010)
  • Hoot 'n' Howl Farm LLC - No pesticides are used, Fresh eggs
    6033 Jay Road, Boulder, CO 80301. Phone: 303-530--9504. Alternate Phone: 720-771-0483. Email: jrpoley@comcast.net. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Also have Elderberries. All eggs, fruits and vegetables are grown on site. Beef is supplied by a local consortium of producers of 100% grass fed beef. (UPDATED: July 25, 2011) (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: November 29, 2009)
    Comments from a visitor on November 29, 2009: "Fantastic"
  • Longmont Farmer's Market- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO 80501. Phone: 303-910-2236. Open: First Saturday in May through the last Saturday in October, from 8 am to 2 pm. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Located at The Boulder County Fairgrounds, on 9595 Nelson Rd. Easily accessible from the corner of Hover Road and Boston Avenue in Longmont, CO. The Longmont location has plenty of FREE parking! (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: May 04, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on May 04, 2011: "They have a nice variety of local vendors."
  • Veggiescapes - Uses natural growing practices, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peas, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg,
    7777 Oxford Road And - Yarmouth & North 26th Avenue, Boulder, CO 80503. Phone: 720-297-0880. Email: veggiescapes@gmail.com. Open: Fridays starting July 31st from 2 pm to 7pm; Check out website to see if we are adding other days and times!. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Boulder - North on the Diagnol Highway, Left onto Oxford Road, .6 miles west of the highway. Click here for a map and directions. Fridays at 7777 Oxford Lane, Longmont, Colorado starting July 31st; We have 58 to 75 different varieties of tomatoes; We are unique because we use local barren land and transform it into a local food producing farm; Check our website for what's available now. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Kale, Spinach, Chard, Okra, Mustard greens & arugula, cabbage, Brussels sprouts. (ADDED: July 11, 2009)
  • Zweck's Fresh- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    10901 Airport Road, Longmont, CO 80503. Phone: 303-776-1171. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard . From their website: We are dedicated to quality and freshness. Our vegetables are picked fresh daily from gardens on our farms. We grow over 90 varieties of vegetables, herbs and flowers that are certified organic. Over the years we have trailed 100’s of varieties to find the tenderest, sweetest varieties available, always picked at its peak. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: May 04, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on May 04, 2011: "Zweck's has the BEST corn!!"

Denver County

  • Papa Franks - Roadside stand, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, cotton, oranges, peas, pumpkins, raspberries (red),
    1720 S Santa Fe, Denver, CO 80221. Phone: 720-329-2946. Email: bullwinkles65@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 9am to 7pm; August 1st till October weather permitting! See our web site for coupons and locations. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Main Location 1720 S Santa Fe. Denver,Colorado. 1 block north of Evans On Santa Fe (next to scrubs car wash). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Worlds best Chili/Chile get it while it's in season!. Hatch and Pueblo Chili/Chile. Mild, Med, Hot,X Hot, Dynamite! Many More roasted for free! 4 locations throughout Colorado. for Coupons,Locations and recipes visit our web site at roastedchili.com. (ADDED: September 06, 2011)
  • RoastedChile.com - Certified Organic, Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Covered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, peppers, pumpkins, restrooms, face painting, Inflatables/bounce house
    1701 South Cherokee St, Denver, CO 80229. Phone: 720-329-2946. Email: wizzbizz101@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday from 9:30 to 7:00, Saturdays later depending on traffic; August 6th to November 15th These hours are for all locations. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: The main Location is located one block north of Evans street on Santa Fe. next to the scrubs car wash across from the golf course. Click here for a map and directions. We start with Hatch Chile early in the season and then the pueblo Chile comes in at the end of August; aAlso have other variety's of peppers. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We carry a little variety of fresh produce. Roasting Chile is what we are good at and try to keep to that. We have a special way of roasting the Chile that we do not share with anyone that allows us to pretty much wipe the skin off right out of the roaster. Our meat stays thicker and our bags come out up to 305 bigger than the competitors. We sell the freshest and easiest peeling Hatch & Pueblo roasted chilies in Colorado We have several locations throughout Colorado. Check us out at roastedchile.com We also ship Chile throughout the U.S. We are working on a big Chile cook off for the 2013 season. (ADDED: July 21, 2013)

Elbert County

Jefferson County

  • Everitt Farms - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Uncovered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc,
    9300 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226. Phone: 303-525-1116. Email: everittfarms@gmail.com. Open: Farm Market: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 11am to 6pm Mothers day weekend to November 1. Directions: Everitt Farms is located on the Southwest corner of Alameda Avenue and Garrison st, between Garrison and Hoyt street It is directly west of the 7-11 shopping complex. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We are committed to a local, sustainable, urban food system. We are doing the best we can to do our part... We hope you will join us! Thank you, Derek and Kamise Mullen Owners Everitt Farms. (ADDED: November 27, 2013)
  • Heinies Market - Farm market, not located on the farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), restrooms
    11801 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. Phone: 303-425-9955. Email: heiniesmarket303@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 6 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, April 1 to December 23. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 11, 2013)

Local Honey Sources:

Adams County

Arapahoe County

  • Pinon Ridge Ranch - Uses natural growing practices, Clover honey, Wildflower honey, Comb honey, Raw honeys, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    55928 East County Road 46, Strasburg, CO 80136. Phone: 303-913-7314. Email: katydidklv@hotmail.com. Open: Available year round. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: October 25, 2010)

Boulder County

  • Cure Organic Farm - Certified Organic, Honey (retail), Wildflower honey, Crystallized honey, Raw honeys, Strained honey, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, farm animals, school tours
    7416 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80301. Phone: 303-666-6397. Email: cureorganicfarm@yahoo.com. Open: Daily May 1st through November 20 Thursday, from 10 am to 7 pm; Vegetables and flowers also available at the Boulder Farmers Market on Wednesday and Saturday, April 1st through November 1st. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. Honey is harvested in September of each season and available at our on farm farm stand. (ADDED: January 04, 2010)

Elbert County

Jefferson County


Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Adams County

  • Fresh Start Family Farms LLC. - Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), Eggs (organic, vegetarian fed), Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Eggs (vegetarian fed), Eggs (free range), Eggs, Brown eggs, Specialty eggs (see below), Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, children welcome, No pets please, Fresh eggs
    23700 E 42nd Avenue, Aurora, CO 80019. Phone: 720-298-3361. Alternate Phone: 720-670-9633. Email: tcobosco@freshstartfamilyfarms.com. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Take interstate 70 to Tower Road, exit Tower Road and go North to 32nd Parkway(approximately 1/4 mile) turn right(East)onto 32nd Parkway and go to Picadilly Road and turn right(South)onto Picadilly Road go to 26th Avenue and turn left(East)onto 26th Avenue go to Gunclub Road(at top of E-470 overpass)and turn left(North)onto Gunclub Road and follow Cunclub Road two miles to first farm on right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: December 30, 2013). (ADDED: December 30, 2013)
  • Johnson's Acres - No hormones used, No antibiotics used, Unpasteurized Cow Milk, Restrooms, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, children welcome, Pets welcome, Fresh eggs
    16381 York Street, Brighton, CO 80602. Phone: 303-452-8043. Email: johnsonsacres@yahoo.com. Open: for tours and orientation Saturday, Sunday and Mondays 7:00am to 9:00pm. Directions: From I-25 exit 229 go east to York Street, At York street go north to 16381 York Street. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Johnson's Acres is a raw milk dairy distributing unpasteurized, non homogenized, un fortified real milk. The milk comes out of the cow, gets tested, filtered, chilled, and bottled. We are a raw milk dairy distributing milk through a cow share program. We also distribute eggs, cream, yogurt, butter, whey, and lamb. (ADDED: January 20, 2011)

Arapahoe County

  • Pinon Ridge Ranch - Uses natural growing practices, Chicken (free range), Turkey, Duck, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Goat, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), 100% grass and/or grain fed, 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds, sausage, Bacon (pork), Eggs (free range), Goat Milk, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    55928 East County Road 46, Strasburg, CO 80136. Phone: 303-913-7314. Email: katydidklv@hotmail.com. Open: Usually available year round; We will custom feed to your needs and specifications if desired. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: October 25, 2010)

Boulder County

  • Cure Organic Farm - Certified Organic, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, farm animals, school tours
    7416 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80301. Phone: 303-666-6397. Email: cureorganicfarm@yahoo.com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. (ADDED: January 04, 2010)
  • Hoot 'n' Howl Farm LLC - No pesticides are used, Fresh eggs
    6033 Jay Road, Boulder, CO 80301. Phone: 303-530--9504. Alternate Phone: 720-771-0483. Email: jrpoley@comcast.net. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: July 25, 2011)
  • Simply Natural at Desiderata Ranch - Chicken (free range), Beef, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds, Unpasteurized Cow Milk, Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Brown eggs, Restrooms, Wedding facilities, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, children welcome, No pets please, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, picnic area, Inflatables/bounce house, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    4617 West County Road 2, Berthoud, CO 80513. Phone: 303-910-6130. Alternate Phone: 303-772-9611. Email: elboe80@gmail.com. Open: Pre order in the spring and pick up in the fall. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (ADDED: August 22, 2013)

Elbert County

Jefferson County


Maple Syrup Farms and Sugarworks:

Jefferson County


Horse Rides and More:

Elbert County


Farm Venues for Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Arapahoe County

  • May Farms - Lighting, Heating, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Banquets / Dinners, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Conferences, Filming or photo shoots, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Other Private Parties, Kitchen facilities available, Catering available, Tables and chairs are Provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, Wine, Champagne, & Beer Only, Hotel nearby, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, sheep, goats, chickens, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Hiking trails, golf nearby, CD Player, Computer Projector, Internet (Wireless), Microphone, Overhead Projector, Phone available, Podium, Sound System, TV available, Projection Screen provided, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Valet parking can be arranged, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Bride and groom dressing areas available, children welcome, No pets please, Smoking allowed in designated areas, Vegetarian meals available, handicap accessible, meeting room available, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, farm animals, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    64001 US Highway 36, Byers, CO 80103. Phone: 303-822-5800. Fax: 303.822.9497. Email: tinal@mayfarms.com. Open: Please visit website for events and hours. Directions: I-70 East exit #316. Turn right at off ramp stop sign. Turn right at second stop sign. One mile west on right hand side. I-70 West exit #316. Turn left at off ramp stop sign. Turn right at second stop sign. One mile west on right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. ATM on site. (UPDATED: November 04, 2011)

Boulder County

  • Simply Natural at Desiderata Ranch - Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Filming or photo shoots, Other Private Parties, Lighting, You may bring your own food, Tables and chairs are Provided , Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Bring your own linens and table silverware, Servers Must Be Licensed for alcohol, B&B nearby, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, dairy cows, horses, chickens, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Sound System, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Valet parking can be arranged, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, No pets please, Smoking allowed in designated areas, handicap accessible, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, picnic area, Inflatables/bounce house, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    4617 West County Road 2, Berthoud, CO 80513. Phone: 303-910-6130. Alternate Phone: 303-772-9611. Email: elboe80@gmail.com. Open: Special Events are by reservation only. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. DJ equipment, chairs, event tent and children's bounce houses available for onsite event rental. (ADDED: August 22, 2013)

Elbert County


Wholesale Foods

Elbert County

  • TwoInTents Farm / Coastalfields Feed - Uses natural growing practices, Local sales at our farm, Local delivery, Regional delivery (see below for details), National delivery, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, restrooms, picnic area
    35635 County Road 160, Agate, CO 80101. Phone: 720-833-8795. Email: twointents@gmail.com. Open: Please call or email for directions and hours!. Directions: Please call or email for directions and hours!. Click here for a map and directions. Please call or email for directions and hours!. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Wild harvests too!. (UPDATED: April 15, 2011)

Wholesale Foods

Jefferson County


Resources For Farmers

Elbert County

  • TwoInTents Farm / Coastalfields Feed - Uses natural growing practices, Local sales at our farm, Local delivery, Regional delivery (see below for details), National delivery, sale, barter, trade, free, farm equipment, land, farm buildings or structures, seeds, fruit/vegetable plants , Fruit/nut trees, Ornamental plants, Farm financial services, Farm equipment repair services, Other services , Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, restrooms, picnic area
    35635 County Road 160, Agate, CO 80101. Phone: 720-833-8795. Email: twointents@gmail.com. Open: Please call or email for directions and hours!. Directions: Please call or email for directions and hours!. Click here for a map and directions. Please call or email for directions and hours!. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Wild harvests too!. (UPDATED: April 15, 2011)

Farm Bed And Breakfasts

Elbert County

  • TwoInTents Farm / Coastalfields Feed - 8 total rooms, Price range from $15 to $400, Fresh farm breakfasts, Lunches offered, Farm dinners, Wedding facilities, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Hiking trails, horse riding at the farm, washer and dryer available, Free farm tours for overnight guests, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, No pets please, PYO fruit, Help feed the animals, Organic farming, Sustainable farming, Honeybee hives onsite, cattle, sheep, goats, horses, chickens, pigs, llamas/alpacas, other animals, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, restrooms, picnic area
    35635 County Road 160, Agate, CO 80101. Phone: 720-833-8795. Email: twointents@gmail.com. Directions: Please call or email for directions and hours!. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Wild harvests too!. (UPDATED: April 15, 2011)

Picking Tips

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Illustrated Canning, Freezing, Jam Instructions and Recipes

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