Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Jackson County, Calhoun County area, Florida mid-Panhandle?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Jackson County, Calhoun County area, Florida mid-Panhandle, 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 "Eatwell", "pickit" and the ones that ends with ".farm"; they do not verify or update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China, as well as some 20-somethings trying to make a quick buck), so theirs are always out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly. Since 2002, I make updates daily (each farm as changes are reported, or I find it). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for 2018 as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!

What's in season in November 2018, and other timely information:

Notes for November 2018: Autumn is here! Apples, pears, Fall raspberries, figs, winter squash , corn mazes and pumpkin patches are here. And there are still tomatoes, corn and other vegetables in most areas. Check your area's copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates.

See these pages to find a local apple festival, and see our guide to apple varieties (when they ripen, best uses), . Also picking tips, recipes, canning and freezing directions for apples, pumpkins, peaches, tomatoes, corn etc.

See our comprehensive list of easy home canning, jam and jelly making, 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 or outdated, please write me!

Health insurance: Open enrollment is almost here.  You may have heard  that health sharing plans, like Liberty and Medi-Share are less than half the cost of ObamaCare plans. We have a complete, simple comparison of the 6 major health sharing plans here.

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!

Jackson County, Calhoun County area, Florida mid-Panhandle U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2018, by county

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

Calhoun County

  • Harmony Vineyard - grapes
    25780 Harmony Blvd, Altha, FL 32421. Phone: 850-762-8805. Directions: three miles east of Altha between hwy 71 and County road 69A on hwy 274East We are open August, September. Our hours are: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Weekends by appointment muscadine grapes.

Franklin County

No PYO farms here.

Gulf County

No PYO farms here.

Jackson County

  • Farren Farms u-pick blueberries Cottondale, FLFarren Farms - Blueberries
    Hwy 231, Cottondale, FL. Phone: unknown;  please write me if you know their number. Open: In season (May - June) Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. Directions: just north of Cottondale on hwy 231; you'll see the sign on the right as you drive north.  If anyone has more info about them please write mne.  I was driving past when I saw them and took this photo; As far as I know they have no web presence and are not on any other website (so if you see it elsewhere, that just means they copied it from here, it's not more current there). (ADDED: June 13, 2016, JBS)
  • Fox Hollow Vineyard Muscadines - No pesticides are used, muscadine grapes (U-pick and prepicked))
    8160 Renegade Pass, Sneads, FL 32460. Phone: 850-593-2202. Email: [email protected]. Open: We open our U-pick and roadside stand for the season on the first Friday in August; Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 6 pm to 8 pm; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 8 am to 8 pm (all times Eastern) See our website for vineyard updates, business hours and pricing information. Directions: Turn off of highway 90 in Sneads onto Legion Road (turn at Lake Seminole Shopping Center & city ball fields - look for signs) continue about a mile towards Lake Seminole; vineyard is on the left, turn onto Renegade Pass to park. Click here for a map and directions. Vineyard open for U-pick on August 1; Season lasts until mid-September or until all grapes are gone. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. Fox Hollow features 4 varieties of muscadines for fresh eating as well as wine/jellymaking: Tara, Ison, Carlos, and Noble. We keep our rows mowed and clean for easy picking and do not use pesticides. We also sell pre-picked grapes by the 5# bag and gladly wholesale bulk orders to retailers. We also sell jellies and preserves made with our grapes and other fruit on the estate. our vineyard is clean and free of weeds and underbrush, making the picking easy and worry-free. We do not use pesticides or other dangerous chemicals on our vines  (UPDATED: May 28, 2017, JBS)
  • Green Gate Olive Grove - olives
    Nortek Road (2MI WEST OF HWY 167), Alford, Florida 32420. Phone: 321-276-3047. ALternate phone: 850-763-6355. Email: [email protected]. Open: TENTATIVELY the season will start mid August. Directions: Nortek Road, 2 miles west of Hwy 167. Payment: Cash, only. Fresh olives are available to customers within traveling distance on a U-Pick basis. You can stroll through the delightful grove, a bit of old Italy- and gather your own olives for curing. Table Varieties: Ascolana, Mission, Coratina, Frontoio & Maurino. The Green Gate Olive Grove (GGOG) was initiated in 1999 in Jackson County, Florida as an experimental farm. The weather in this part of the Florida Panhandle is approximately the same as that of the Mediterranean Basin except for the occasional spring cold snap. Many varieties of olives were planted and over time several were eliminated, leaving those that are best suited for this environment. Using varieties with long vernalization periods allowed the olive trees to remain dormant during spring cold snaps. The Green Gate Olive Grove is a modest endeavor with three fully mature varieties of olives and approximately 300 trees that are doing well. Harvests have been a fun time for those who U-Pick. The Green Gate Olive Grove is a modest endeavor with three fully mature varieties of olives and approximately 400 trees that are doing well. Harvests have been a fun time for those who U-Pick. 
    Comments from a visitor on September 11, 2012: "I just learned that you can pick OLIVES in Florida! Jackson County was at the Governor's Conference on Tourism - I had no idea! Very cool!"
  • Jackson Farms - Tomatoes, Peppers,Jackson Farms - Tomatoes, Peppers, Squash, Pickling cucumbers, Eggplant, Okra, Peas, Field corn, Beans , watermelon
    7681 Shady Grove Road, Grand Ridge, FL 32442. Phone: 850-592-5579. Open: May - July, October - Nov, 7am til dark. We will have lots of vegetables available!  Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 28, 2017, JBS)
    Comments from a visitor on June 06, 2010: "I spoke to the wonderful woman today to get the location and pricing and i have to tell you its very reasonable its $9.00 for the bucket and they range between 25-30 pounds for each bucket ...thats alot better than what ive found in Alabama...it ranges here between $1.00 per pound to $1.50 per pound ...and the woman was very polite ...thankyou Jackson Farms !! i WILL be making a trip to see you !  "
  • L and E - Chestnuts R USChestnuts-R-Us - No pesticides are used, chestnuts, U-pick and already picked, restrooms, picnic area
    2763 Caniehead Rd, Campbellton, FL 32416. Phone: 706-681-1542. Email: [email protected]. Email: [email protected]. Open: From 10 am through 5 pm; every Saturday beginning in September through November, except the last two weeks of November. Directions: From I-10 come north on HWY231 to Campbellton, Florida. Go right or east on highway 2. Then less than one mile turn left on Bowden Hill Road. Then right on to Caniehead Dr. L&E Farm entrance is less than 1 mile on right, look for Chestnut Lane gated entrance. From Malone on highway 2, go right on Avery Road (north), then left (West) on Caniehead. Look for Chestnut Lane on left. Click here for a map and directions. Chestnuts from early September though October. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Bring good gloves to pick chestnuts and good shoes to break open burrs. Fresh water is available. Hand tools are also available to use to pick up the chestnuts. This is not a typical pick your own system off a tree or vine or bush. These chestnuts are already on the ground and need to be separated from the burrs. We have over 2500 trees on 27 acres and continue to plant more trees every year. Today our farm is an industry leader in Florida and we specialize in growing and selling gourmet chestnuts.  Our harvest season usually starts around September 1st and runs through October. Our chestnuts are harvested everyday (unless it is raining!) and refrigerated immediately. All our nuts are hand washed, sorted and inspected before delivery as this ensures you will receive the highest quality gourmet chestnut available. We use no pesticides and our nuts are not fumigated. (UPDATED: May 28, 2017, JBS)
  • Lee's Tree Farm - Christmas Trees, Muscadine Grapes, Japanese Persimmons, Chestnuts, Catfish, Bream
    23455 NE Fred Tyre Road, Grand Ridge, FL 32442. Phone: 850-674-9170. Email: [email protected]  Leyland Cypress and Carolina Sapphire. Open: 8 AM TO Sundown. Directions: From I-10 travel South on Hwy 69 to Hwy 286 East. Travel approximately 3 miles on Hwy 286 to Fred Tyre Road. Travel one-half mile on Fred Tyre Road to the Farm
  • T&T Vineyard - Grapes
    430 Lovewood Road, Graceville, FL 32440. Open 8:00am to 6:00pm on Monday thru Saturday; Sunday 1:00pm to 6:00pm from late July through September. Muscadine grapes available; bronze and purple varieties.
  • Veitch's Blueberry Farm - blueberries, U-pick and already picked
    7772 Howell Road, Sneads, FL 32460. Phone: 850-593-5753. Email: [email protected]. Open: Tuesday through Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries:7 June to 4 July, also fresh picked bagged and or frozen available call for availability and costs. Payment: Cash, only.  

Liberty County

  • No PYO farms here

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