Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Eastern Coastal North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Eastern Coastal North Carolina, 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of copycat websites; they do not update their information, they just steal it from us one time, so theirs is usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly!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 July 2016, and other timely information:

Notes for July 2016:Blueberries and blackberries are ready NOW in most areas; as are peaches, raspberries. tomatoes and corn: See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as blueberry festivals, peach festivals, tomato festivals and corn festivals.

You may noticed the new appearance to the website! Simpler, cleaner and mobile-friendly! I'm rolling it out, page by page over the next 2 months. Everything is still here; such as home canning and freezing directions. You can access it 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!

Eastern Coastal North Carolina U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

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

Beaufort County

  • Bennett Vineyards - Wineries, Muscadine
    6832 Bonnerton Road, Edward, NC 27821. Phone: (252) 322-7154. Phone: (877) 762-9463. Open: 2 pm to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday; call ahead. Directions: 35 miles south of Greenville, off Hwy 33. Follow signs. Crop availability: Mount Vernon White, Williamsburg White Plymouth Blush, Charlestown Red, Jamestown Red, Roanoke Red.
  • Edwards Blueberry Farm - apples, blueberries, muscadine grapes, pears, U-pick and already picked
    4692 highway 92, Bath, NC 27808. Phone: 252 944 8405. Alternate Phone: 252 923 0885. Email: melbatuten@embarqmail,com. Open: June 15 to August1, seven days per week, five o'clock am to eight o'clock pm,. Directions: from Washington, NC, take US 264 east, toward Bath. Veer right on NC 92 toward Bath. When you see a True-Value Hardware store on your right, at White Post, continue for about one more mile. Blueberries will be on your right. Total distance from Washington, about fifteen miles. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We will also pick for you, if you make arrangements ahead of time. (ADDED: June 06, 2011)
  • Garden Spot - Beans, Cabbage, Collards, Corn, Flowers, Greens, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes
    7201 Free Union Road, Pinetown, NC 27865. Phone: (252) 943-6853. Phone: (252) 943-6211. Directions: Located 20 miles east of Washington on 264 E turn left on Free Union Church Road, take left on State Road 1609 one half mile past Northside School. Look for signs. Open: Monday to Saturday 8 am to 7 pm, April 15- December 24. Crop availability: Irish Potatoes - April-May Red Potatoes - May Peas - May-June Sweet Corn - June-July Sweet Potatoes - September to December . Farm Market Garden Center Florist & Produce.
  • Southside Farms - Broccoli, Cabbage, Collards, Onions, Potatoes, Strawberries
    320 Harding Lane, Chocowinity, NC 27817. Phone: (252) 946-2487. Phone: (252) 946-9349. Email: info@southsidefarms.com. Directions: Located 3 miles south of Chocowinity down Hwy 17 turn left on Barr Road (off Hwy 17). Turn right on Harding Lane. Farm is 1/2 mile on right. Open:  Monday through Saturday 7 am to 6 pm. Crop availability: Strawberries, Cabbage, Broccoli, Potatoes, Onions, Collards & Lettuce - April 15-June 5. (UPDATED: May 29, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: March 29, 2010)
  • Watson's Strawberry & Veg. Farm - Beans, Cabbage, Corn, Greens, Squash, Tomatoes, Potatoes
    Route 1, Box 612, Belhaven, NC 27810. Phone: 252-943-2812. Directions: Located just off Hwy 264, 5 miles east of Belhaven, NC. on Beech Ridge Road. Open: Monday to Saturday 7:30 am to 6:30 pm, mid April-Oct. Crop availability: May Peas - May Sweet Corn, Tomatoes - June-July Cabbage - May-June Squash - May Field Peas - September Beans - September-October Red Potatoes - May-October.

Carteret County

  • Bonnie's Berries - Strawberries, Watermelon, Corn, Peanuts
    627 Wetherington Landing Road, Stella, NC 28582. Phone: (252) 393-6350. Directions: From Cape Carteret area, go 6 miles north of Emerald Island Bridge on Hwy 58 past railroad tracks, turn left on Morristown Road. Go to stop sign, turn right on Wetherington Landing Road, second house on right. From Maysville, go south on Hwy 58 about 10 miles, turn right on Morristown Road, go to stop sign, turn right on Wetherington Landing Road, second house on right and watch for signs. Open: Sunday 1 pm to 6:30 pm, Monday to Saturday 8 am to 6:30 pm; Mid April thru September. Crop availability: Strawberries - mid April-May Watermelons & Sweet Corn - June-July Green Peanuts - September. Call for orders and availability. . (UPDATED: February 25, 2010)
  • Bucks Corner Farm - strawberries
    338 Whitehouse Fork Road, Peletier, NC 28584. Phone: (252) 241-2755. Alternate Phone: (252) 393-8949. Open: Sunday 1:30 pm-5 pm, Monday to Saturday 8 am-5 pm; April 1 thru November 25. Directions: Located 338 Whitehouse Fork Road, Peletier, NC, 3 miles north of Cape Carteret just off NC 58, 1/2 mile of NC 58 on Whitehouse Fork Road. 1/2 mile of NC 58 on Bucks Corner Road, 3 1/2 miles north of Cape Carteret from intersection of 24 & 58 3 miles north. Pick-Your-Own Farm and Roadside Market, the latter offers Broccoli, Cabbage, Collards, Corn, Cucumbers, Peppers, Potatoes, Squash, Strawberries, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Watermelons.  (ADDED: May 04, 2010, from the NC Ag website)
  • Clayton & Terry Garner - Beans, Cantaloupe, Corn, Strawberries, Watermelon
    173 Sam Garner Road, Newport, NC 28570. Phone: 252-223-5283. Directions: Located on Hwy 70 east of Newport on Sam Garner Road 3 one half miles east of Newport and 8 miles west of Morehead City. Open: Sunday to Saturday 7 am to 6:30 pm, mid April-August 1. Crop availability: Strawberries - mid April-May Peas - May-July Sweet Corn, Cantaloupe, Watermelon, String Beans - June-July Butterbeans - July. (UPDATED: April 21, 2011)
  • JW Merrell Farm - strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
    1725 highway 101, Beaufort, NC 28516. Phone: 1-252-241-5278. Email: farmjoe@ec.rr.com. Open: Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm Sunday 1pm to 5pm. Directions: Four miles north of Beaufort on Highway 101, on left side of road or four miles south of Core Creek highrise bridge, on right side of road. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: May 27, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: November 14, 2010)
  • Simpson's Berry Patch - Strawberries, Cantaloupe, Greenhouse Tomatoes, Greenhouse Vegetables, Vegetables, Watermelon, Cucumber, Sweet Potatoes
    759 Hwy 70, Bettie, Beaufort, NC 28516. Phone: (252) 728-3508. Directions: Located 6 miles east of Beaufort, NC on Hwy 70 in the Bettie Community. Open: Sunday 1 pm to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday 9 am to 6 pm, April 15- December. Crop availability: Strawberries - April 15-June 20 Garden Vegetables, Greenhouse Tomatoes & Cucumbers - April 15-July 20 Cantaloupes, Watermelons - July 1-August 1 Sweet Potatoes - September to December. (UPDATED: May 27, 2015, JBS)
  • Willis Strawberry & Vegetable Farm - Strawberries, farm stand
    575 Chatham Street, Newport NC 28570. Phone: (252) 223-5227. Alternate Phone: 252-223-4447. Open: Monday thru Saturday from 8 am to 7 pm; Sunday 10 to 5; April thru mid August. Directions: Located 2 miles east of Newport at the corner of Chatham Street & Willis Farm Road across from Newport Middle School. Crop availability: Strawberries & Lettuce - April-May Cabbage - April-June Tomatoes, Cucumbers & Squash - April-August Garden Peas - May-June Onions - May-July Potatoes - May-August Snap Beans - June-July Peas, Cantaloupe, Watermelon & Sweet corn - June-August Butterbeans - July-August.  (UPDATED: May 27, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: February 15, 2013)

Craven County

  • Morris Brothers Blueberries Farm - Blueberries
    800 Hwy 17 North, New Bern , NC   28560 . Phone: (252) 637-6630. Other Phone: (252) 637-6896. Click here for a map to the farm.  Open Sunday-Saturday 7 am to 7 pm; May 26 thru late June. Typical harvest dates:
    Blueberries - early June-August. Directions: Located one mile north of New Bern on Hwy 17.
  • Nelson Blueberry Farm - blueberries,
    198 E Street, Bridgeton, NC 28519. Phone: 252-637-2180. Email: Debgus@suddenlink.net. Open: U - pick hours are Monday thru Saturday 7 am to 1 pm; June 1 thru August 20; Closed on Sunday. Directions: 198 E Street, Bridgeton, NC, 28519. Behind the Fuel Mart off Highway 17N, and Blueberry Lane off highway 55 East in front of the Foodlion. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries June, July , August. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: May 27, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: February 26, 2013) (UPDATED: April 26, 2013)
  • 'R Garden - herbs/spices, peppers, other vegetables, prepicked produce
    So. Glenburnie Road, New Bern, NC 28560Email: plantnpick@rgardennb.com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in March through November. Open: "Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm, Saturday at the New Bern Farmers Market, 7am to 1pm". We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: May 27, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: October 11, 2008)
  • Village Creek Farm - Asparagus, Cabbage, Corn, Peach, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Peach
    690 Biddle Road, Dover, NC 28526. Phone: (252) 523-9518. Directions: Located Fort Barnwell. From New Bern Hwy 55 west to Fort Barnwell. From Kinston Hwy 55 east to Fort Barnwell. Follow the Village Creek signs. Open: Sun 1 pm to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday 7 am to 7 pm; mid March-September. Crop availability: Strawberries, Cabbage - April-May Asparagus - March-April Corn, Tomatoes & Peaches - June-July Collard - Spring & Fall. Organic Crops - Summer - Fall. (UPDATED: May 27, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 26, 2010)
  • White's Farm & Greenhouses - Greenhouse Tomatoes, Strawberries
    5200 US 17 N, Vanceboro, NC 28586. Phone: (252) 244-2106. Directions: Located on US 17 10 miles north of New Bern. Open: Sunday 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday 8 am to 7 pm; April-November 1. Crop availability: Greenhouse Strawberries - December-March Greenhouse Tomatoes - December-June Greenhouse Collards & Cabbage - Nov-FebruaryWatermelon, Collards, Cantaloupe, Cabbage, Potatoes, Squash & Cucumber - April-July Oysters - November-January Potted plants, Perrenials & Hanging Baskets - year-round. Gift Shop.

Dare County

Hyde County

  • Carawans Blueberries - No pesticides are used, blueberries, U-pick and already picked
    24860 Highway 264, Swan Quarter, NC 27885. Phone: 252-926-5861. Open: 7 Days a week; Day light hours; June 19 to July 19 or until gone. Directions: Between the village of Engelhard and village of Swan Quarter on highway 264. Look for sign. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. The farm is on the Honor System. Scales-Baskets-Bags are there for you. If you would like to place an order please call the day before and we will have them ready the next day. (ADDED: June 23, 2015)

Jones County

  • Parker Farms - Corn, Strawberries, Sweet Potatoes
    114 Goshen Road, Pollocksville, NC 28573. Phone: (252) 224-0010. Phone: (252) 224-1261. Directions: From New Bern Hwy 17 turn right on Pollock Street beside Trent Motel go 1/4 mile on right. (April-July) Produce Stand located in New Bern behind Moore's Barbeque on Trent Road. (May-Novemeber) Also located at Brice's Creek beside Merchants Store. (June-July). Open: Monday to Saturday; April thru November 15 (Varies according to season). Crop availability: Strawberries & Spring vegetables - April-June Sweet Corn & Summer vegetables - June-August Sweet Potatoes & Fall vegetables - September-March.
  • Warren Farms Vineyard - Muscadines
    800 Arcan Circle, New Bern, NC 28562. Phone: (252) 636-2797.

Pamlico County

  • Holton Farm - strawberries
    1018 Olympia Road, New Bern, NC 28560. Phone: (252) 633-0061. Open: from late April through the early June., call for hours Directions: Located just off highway 55 near the Craven/Pamlico County line (Olympia). Turn at Broad Creek Christian Church. About 1 mile down Olympia Road on the left. Look for the "Pick Your Own" signs! Call for specific dates and times as well as fruit and vegetable availability. (UPDATED: May 29, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: May 31, 2013, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on May 31, 2013: "Through many years and several generations the Holton Farm has supplied area tables with fresh-from-the-farm goodness. Every year  sweet, juicy strawberries come out of the fields by the bucketful. Pick your own, or try the convenience of those ready-picked by the Holton crew. After strawberry season, you'll find lots of healthy, homegrown colorful vegetables to light up your summer table."

Tyrrell County

  • Ashbee Dora Vineyards - Muscadines
    Grapevine Landing Road, Columbia, NC 27925. Phone: 757-567-1346. Phone: (252) 796-1957. Email: grapegrower2b@cox.net. (UPDATED: September 17, 2012)  (UPDATED: August 21, 2008)

Washington County

 


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


Local Honey Sources:

Beaufort County


Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Beaufort County

  • Raised In A Barn Farm - Chicken (free range), Beef, Lamb, USDA Natural, No hormones used, 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), sausage, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, meeting room available, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, group reservations
    2106 Nc highway 33 East, Chocowinity, NC 27817. Phone: 252-945-6153. Email: raisedinabarnfarm@gmail.com. Open: year - round. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: November 15, 2014)

Jones County

  • Fothergill Family Farm - 100% grass and/or grain fed, Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Eggs (free range), Brown eggs,
    4290 Ten Mile Fork Rd, Pollocksville, NC 28573. Phone: 252-626-4830. Email: afothergill@ec.rr.com. Open: Monday - Sunday by demand. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: April 19, 2012)

Farm Venues for Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Beaufort County

  • Raised In A Barn Farm - Birthday parties, Kitchen facilities available, Catering available, Tables and chairs are Provided , Some Linens and table silverware are provided, Hotel nearby, Vegetables, or bush fruit, horses, Fishing nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, Internet (Wireless), Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Bride and groom dressing areas available, No pets please, No smoking allowed, meeting room available, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, group reservations
    2106 Nc highway 33 East, Chocowinity, NC 27817. Phone: 252-945-6153. Email: raisedinabarnfarm@gmail.com. Open: Upon request. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Venue updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: November 15, 2014)

Horse Rides and More:

Beaufort County


Wholesale Foods


Resources For Farmers

 

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