Where in Far West Texas to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!
This month's notes: July 2014: Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries tomatoes, corn and most vegetables are being picked in most places; strawberries are finishing or done; Peaches are in and early apples will start in late July. Find a local blueberry festival and blueberry picking tips here. See how easy it is to make strawberry jam or strawberry-rhubarb jam! Make your own homemade strawberry 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!
- To see the pick-your-own farms and orchards for this area, click here or scroll down the page
- Crop availability / harvest calendar
- Farm markets, roadside stands, local meat, milk, eggs, local honey, horse riding, farm B&B's etc.
- To find pumpkin patches, corn mazes and other Halloween activities, click here.
- To find choose and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms, click here.
I'm always looking for suggestions of more farms and events to add and feedback about any you have visited, so if you encounter any, just click on the preceding link, as appropriate! And if you have a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please click on the link to "add my farm".
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!
Unfortunately, I've only found ONE pick-your-own farm in the the far west of Texas yet! If you know of any, please click on Suggest a farm!
El Paso County
Williams River Farm - beans, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, straw or
hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, snacks and refreshment
stand, restrooms, tractor-pulled hay rides
1501 Hole in the Wall Road, Fabens, TX 79838. Phone: (915)764-3530. Email us at: email@example.com. Directions: From El Paso take Alameda Avenue past Clint, TX. Turn right onto Denton Road. Take Denton road 1 one half miles to Socorro Road. Turn left onto Socorro Road. Go one half mile and turn right onto Hole in the Wall Road. The farm is on the right side of the road 1 mile down. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October, November. Open: Friday 6 pm to 10pm Saturday 10 am to 10pm Sunday 12pm -6pm Maze is open September 24 - November 5th. Payment: Cash, only.
Jeff Davis County
Fiddlesticks Farms - pumpkins, winter squash, Honey from hives on
the farm, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
5610 East County Road 120, Midland, TX 79706. Phone: (432) 687-MAZE. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in July, September, October, November, December. Open: Friday: 5 pm to 9 pm Saturday: 10 am to 9 pm Sunday: Noon - 6 pm Maze grounds close at 10:30 pm Friday/Saturday and 7:30 pm Sunday Field trips are offered Tuesday - Friday, 9 am to 2 pm by reservation only. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: July 14, 2008)
Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
unless they are also listed above)
Mandujano Brothers - melons, onions, pumpkins, summer squash,
winter squash, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic
area, school tours
Fm 1776 And Watermelon Row, Coyanosa, TX 79730. Phone: 432-343-2669. Alternate Phone: 432-343-2257. Email: email@example.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 8 am to 8 pm. Directions: 1 mile North of Coyanosa, Texas. Turn East on Watermelon Row. Pecos Sweet Cantaloupe: June 20 to August 20, Watermelon: June 20 to October 20, Pumpkins: September 5th to November 10 Thursday, Pumpkin Patch Open: October 1st to October 31st, Market Stand Open: June 20 to October 31. Payment: Cash, only. Pecos sweet Cantaloupe Watermelon. (ADDED: September 10, 2010)
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