Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Northwest New South Wales, Australia,? Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Northwest New South Wales, Australia,,
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. If you find anything outdated or
inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) 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 this year 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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -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 May 2019, and
other timely information:
Notes for May 2019:Spring is here! Strawberries and
other berries are coming in! See your
crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops.
And see our guide to local
vegetable festivals, such as
corn, and more!
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!
Northwest New South Wales, Australia, U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2019, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
- Hillside Orchard and Craft Centre - cherries,
Way, Borenore, near Orange, 6365 2247. Early December -early Jan,
cherries, $3.50-$5 (you can also buy picked berries or stone fruit).
- Huntley Berry Farm - strawberries, raspberries, currants,
youngberries, brambleberries and other berries
Huntley Road, Huntley,
NSW, 2800. Phone: (02) 6365 5282. Alternate phone: 0427 252 308. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday : 9am to 4pm
for picking when berries available and for jam sales all year; Weekends:
10am - 4pm from October - April ONLY. Directions: near Orange
airport. Huntley Berry Farm is an OCTEC-owned and operated Australian
Disability Enterprise, as well as a significant contributor to Orange's
reputation for high quality locally grown produce. The farm has long
been known for its large variety of berries, which visitors can pick
themselves between November and May each year. And now the farm has many
other experiences to offer following recent development of its
facilities. It's a great place for a picnic or children's birthday
party, sitting under the shade of magnificent trees, with extensive
grass areas for games and the farm's free ranging chooks foraging
nearby. Your picnic fare can be supplemented with berry ice blocks from
the shop which also has a wide range of gourmet jams, fruit syrups and
vinegars available for sale. Nov-May, strawberries raspberries,
currants, youngberries, brambleberries and other berries feijoas.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
(UPDATED: May 15, 2019, JBS)
- Koolkuna Berries - Spring and autumn raspberries,
strawberries, English gooseberries, currants, blueberries,
brambleberries and jostaberries.
Nowendoc Road, Niangala, 6769 2221.
Late Nov-May. $10-$15.
- Menah Orchard - peaches, apricots, nectarines, plums,
olives, pecans, almonds, apples, quinces and pears
Lot 9, Gulgong
Road, Mudgee, 6372 1059. December to March, $2.50-$3.50.
- Norland Fig Orchard - figs
Bradley Road, Borenore, 6365
2225. Pickers allowed in near the end of the fig season. Call from
mid-April to verify picking dates; about $4.50.
- Ricardoes Tomatoes and
U-Pick Strawberry Farm - strawberries, tomatoes
Blackmans Point Road, Port Macquarie, NSW. Phone: 02 6585 0663.
[email protected] . Open: 7 Days A Week, Farm Gate Sales from 7am
to 5pm Mon-Fri, and 8am to 5pm Sat-Sun; the Big Red Cafe from 9am to
3pm; December to February. Directions: Ricardoes Tomatoes & Strawberries
is located just ten minutes north of Port Macquarie on the Mid North
Coast of NSW; just 10 minutes north of Port Macquarie. Ricardoes offers
two acres of state-of-the-art computerised technology controlled
greenhouses. Ricardoes produce is high quality and hydroponically grown
tomatoes and strawberries free of insects and disease. See, touch, and
taste up to 8 different types of tomato at this environmentally friendly
farm and pick luscious strawberries from more than 30,000 plants. The
Sarks brothers (who own the farm) work hard to offer the best quality
fruit and you really will be tasting tomatoes and strawberries the way
nature intended. Call in to Ricardoes Tomatoes & Strawberries and
experience the pleasure of picking your own plump, luscious
strawberries. Ricardoes boast 5 varieties of hydroponic strawberries,
with over 30,000 plants growing in their greenhouse, and that is in
addition to the 8 varieties of tomatoes they grow.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
(UPDATED: June 23, 2018, JBS)
The listings are frequently updated, but often they don't
tell us current prices, so the prices unless you see this year's update
In addition to listings of U Pick farms, I hope the following pages
are helpful to you!
- Picking Tips!
- Simple instructions:
- Canning and Freezing
- Inilah Christmas Trees -
Choose Your Own Christmas tree
242 Shingle Hill Way, Federal Highway ACT 2621. Phone: 02 62369689. Ask
for Keng. Directions: From Canberra get onto the Federal Highway and go
past the 2 overhead bridges. Turn left immediately after Middleton VC
Rest Area onto Shingle Hill Way. 'Inilah' is 2.4 kms on the right. This
farm is the closest Christmas tree farm to Canberra and is 29 kms from
Canberra's CBD. Open: from December 1. Weekdays 3pm to 6pm Weekends 9am
to 6pm. Choose and cut-your-own Christmas tree or pruned Christmas Trees
available from our Christmas Tree farm. 2005 prices: $18 for trees under
1.2 metres and $28 for trees over 1.2 metre.