Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Northwestern Ohio? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Northwestern Ohio, 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 If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

New! Pricing information - I am building a pricing guide to help you know what the typical prices are for each crop.

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   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know! This website is supported by purchases you make through the links to products on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This allows me to continue to maintain the website and make improvements!

What's in season in April 2021, and other timely information:

Notes for April 2021: Spring is here and that means Strawberry season is upon us!  It started in February in Florida, Texas, southern California; then March along the Gulf coast, April in the Deep South and west coast, May through much of the country, and June in northern areas. Cherries and Blueberries are next, about a month later. Of course, cool weather crops, like Rhubarb, asparagus and greens should be available almost everywhere. Check your area's copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates. 

See these pages to find a local Strawberry Festival, or a Cherry or cherry blossom festival or a Blueberry festival.

We also have 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 from 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!

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!

Northwestern Ohio U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2021, by county

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

Allen County

  • GardenView Flowers - Uses natural growing practices, flowers, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), birthday parties, group reservations
    11160 South River Road, Grand Rapids, OH 43522. Phone: (419) 704-2100. Alternate Phone: (419) 832-3373. Email: [email protected]. Open: 8am to 7pm Daily from July through end of September or early October, depending on weather; Please see GardenView Flowers Facebook page for updates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: January 23, 2020)
  • JK Orchard & Farm - apples, wine grapes, grapefruit, pears, peaches, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Autumn, black), strawberries,
    1345 Lutz Road, Lima, OH 45801. Phone: (419) 604-4145. Email: [email protected]. Open: To be determined. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: Starting May 23rd to June 30th Pumpkins: Starting September 6th to October 17th. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: May 13, 2017)
  • Suter Produce - Apples, broccoli, pumpkins, strawberries, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, corn cannon, and prepicked produce, cider mill, snacks and refreshment stand, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides
    12200 Pandora Road, Pandora, OH 45877. Phone: 419-384-3331. Email: [email protected]. Directions: 2 miles south of the Shell station in Pandora, Ohio Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in June, September, October. Open: Corn Maze and Hayrides - Saturdays 9am - 8 pm; Sundays 1-8 pm Strawberries June 5 to June 25 Corn Maze and Hayrides to the pumpkin patch Mid September to October 31. Payment: Cash, Check. 

Auglaize County

Defiance County

Mercer County

  • Jutte's Fruit Farm - strawberries, peaches
    3460 State Route 49, Fort Recovery, OH 45846. Phone: 419-375-2304. Email: [email protected]. Open: Call for for hours and availability, typically, June - July: Monday-Saturday 8 am to 12 pm; August - October: Daily 9 am to 7 pm. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. We also sell bedding plants, cantaloupe, melons, pumpkins, shrubs, strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, trees, watermelon.

Paulding County

Putnam County

  • Pandora Blackberries - blackberries,
    16698 Ohio 696, Pandora, OH 45877. Phone: (419) 615-5251. Email: [email protected]. Open: Starting July thru August U -Pick Hours are Monday Wednesday Friday and Saturday from 7 am to 10 am;
    Tuesday and Thursday from 6 pm to 8 pm.  Directions:  Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices (IPM). Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: June 18, 2018)

Van Wert County

  • Lincoln Ridge - strawberries, restrooms, gift shop, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), corn maze, pumpkin patch in the field, pumpkins (brought in from the field), pony rides, farm animals, group tours
    6588 Pollock Rd, Convoy, OH 45832. Phone: 419-749-4224. Email: [email protected]. Open: U-pick strawberries each Spring; our Retail Shop is open Thursday - Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm; CLOSED Mondays except for scheduled events/school tours.. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Our grounds are the perfect setting for a beautiful country wedding & reception!  We also have indoor space available to rent for Graduation, Anniversary, Birthday parties, Meetings, Showers, Etc.  For more information contact us!  Our season begins in early May with we-pick Asparagus. We offer u-pick strawberries in the Spring. The we harvest summer crops for you that include all that you can imagine from leafy vegetables to sweet corn, several varieties of peppers, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, beets, broccoli, cabbage, candy onions, potatoes, kohlrabi, yellow, orange & red watermelon, cantaloupe, crenshaw melon, honeydew & much more! Our favorite time of the year is Fall when all the fun begins at Our Fall Mums & Pumpkin Festival which occurs each year at our farm in October... We have many activities for family's to enjoy a fun, yet relaxed day together... Those activities include: Haywagon rides to the pumpkin patch, Corn Maze, Punkin Chunkin, Straw Mountain with a tunnel slide & Zip Line, The Great Punkin Jump, Pumpkin Paintball, Gem Stone Mining, Candle Dipping, Barnyard Petting Zoo, Hootmobile Car Trail & our original 'Great Autumn Adventure' (a whimsical forest, family friendly, spooky barn!) During our festivals we offer concession style food including Kettle Korn & Carmel Apples. You won't have any problems finding the perfect pumpkin or gourd at Lincoln Ridge Farms - we grow more than 40 different varieties of gourds & pumpkins! Along with a colorful array of hardy Mums & ornamental grasses. We also have 2 gift shoppes filled with unique Fall decorations.

Williams County

  • Votaw Farms - apples, flowers, pumpkins, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), U-pick and already picked, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, inflatables/bounce house, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    18864 Cr 13, Pioneer, OH 43554. Phone: (419) 737-2207. Alternate Phone: (419) 630-6289. Email: [email protected]. Open: varies in variety when the apples are ready. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Corn Maze open Labor Day to November 1. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 08, 2020)

 


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