10+ Farms for Fruit Picking near Dallas / Fort Worth 
Harvest season is upon us, and as you saw in our adventure to Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm, the time is ripe for fruit picking! We had such fun gathering up our strawberries and snacking on them all week long, I thought I would peek around to see what other you-pick-it farm options I could find in the DFW area. I was not disappointed! So, without further ado, here are 10 fantastic options for supporting small, local businesses while you have your own fruit picking adventure in North Texas.
1. Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm
PILOT POINT, TX – We might as well start off with our own personal adventure to Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm. This farm opens around mid April and stays open as long as the picking is good, which is typically the end of May. They offer strawberry picking, hanging strawberry baskets, strawberry ice cream, and strawberry jam. We’ve got all the details plus tips and tricks for having your best strawberry picking adventure right here.
The 2023 strawberry harvest season at Pecan Creek Strawberry Farm began on April 17th!
2. Demases Farm
BOYD, TX – Demases Farm is a one stop shop for fresh produce in North Texas. Their produce stand is open 9AM – 3PM most days and offers all sorts of fresh fruits and veggies: zuchinni, squash, kohlrabi, potatoes, onions, spinach, lettuces, cheese, eggs, preserves, just to name a few. Strawberry picking is offered on select days during April and May. Days and hours will be announced on their Facebook and Instagram pages. On some Saturdays, you may even find additional vendors setup on the farm to help with all your fresh food needs.
The 2023 Strawberry season at Demases Farm began on May 13th. Check their social media pages for more info.
3. Alford Family Farm
EMORY, TX – The Alford Family Farm offers a country store with jellies, jams, honey and fresh produce along with strawberry picking, blueberry picking, blackberry picking, and even Muscadine Grapes picking in August. The fruit picking days for the Alford Family Farm seem to vary from week to week. The best way to find up-to-date picking information is to follow their page on facebook.
Strawberry picking for the 2023 season started around April 19th. Picking season for blackberries and blueberries should be starting in early June. Always check their Facebook page for the most up to date information.
4. Pure Land Farm
MCKINNEY, TX – Pure Land Farm offers “U Pick It” produce for carrots, beets, radishes, onions, garlic, cucumbers, blackberries, bell peppers, hot peppers, summer squash, cherry tomatoes, slicing tomatoes, muskmelons, and sunflowers. Their fruit picking variety is obviously vast and the picking goes strong from May through July. Admission is $5 per person on the farm, and you have to reserve a picking spot in advance via their website. Season passes are also available, but you’ll have to snag them fast. They are already sold out for 2023.
The picking season for 2023 starts in mid-May. Picking typically includes carrots, onions, garlic, beets, and peppers. Blackberry season is still to be announced.
5. Blackland Berry Farm
ROYSE CITY, TX – Blackland Berry Farm offers delicious blueberry and blackberry picking. Berries are priced per gallon and reservations are required to be made via facebook messenger. While you are there, check out their own speciality, homemade shaved ice.
Berry picking season at Blackland Berry Farm typically lasts from June to August. The picking season for 2023 has been announced to start the third week of May! Keep an eye on their social media pages because they are teasing details to come very soon.
6. Ham Orchards
TERRELL, TX – Ham Orchards features a Farm Market Store with a variety of produce (apricots, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupe, cherries, plums, strawberries, watermelon, beans, corn, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, squash, tomatoes and zucchini), jarred products, homemade fudge, ice cream, BBQ, and more. Ham Orchards also offers a U-PICK blackberry patch for all your blackberry picking needs. Please note, while you can find fresh peaches at Ham Orchards, the peaches are pre-picked for you. Peach season starts mid May though official dates for 2023 haven’t yet been announced.
The Orchards opened up on May 13th this year, but official dates for picking season have not been announced for 2023. It is expected to start around mid to late May. Keep checking their facebook page for details.
7. H Strawberry Farm
GREENVILLE, TX – As you might have already guessed, H Strawberry Farm offers… strawberry picking. They do not have set days, so you will want to watch their Facebook page for picking dates and hours. I couldn’t find much more information about what other goodies they might offer, etc, so if you know, please educate me in the comments!
Strawberry picking season for 2023 began in early March. Check their facebook page for details on what days their farm is open.
8. Blueberry Hill Farms
EDOM, TX – Blueberry Hill Farms offers blueberry picking and blackberry picking. They also have a country store with preservers and a bakery featuring all sorts of delicious blueberry themed creations like pies, muffins, yogurt, and more.
Blueberry picking season at Blueberry Hill Farms typically runs from late May through June and some of July. The picking season for 2023 has been announced to start May 26th. Check out their facebook page or website for updates.
9. Blase Family Farm
ROCKWALL, TX – Blase Family Farm offers pick-your-own blueberries in the summer and a pumpkin patch in October. They also have homemade popsicles, fudge, blueberry jam, lemon blueberry bread, and handmade soap. Visit their picnic area to enjoy your freshly baked goods before you hop in the car to take your blueberries home. You can even purchase your own blueberry plant! The Blase Family Farm requests that you sign up for a reservation, but they may offer walk-ins due to this year’s bummer crop.
Blueberry season at Blase Family Farm typically starts in late May and they are predicting an early start this year. Exact dates have not yet been announced for 2023, but you can keep updated by visiting their website and/or social media channels.
10. Highway 19 Produce and Berries
ATHENS, TX – Highway 19 Produce and Berries offers several different pick-your-own vanities including strawberries and blackberries. They also offer fresh broccoli, onions, potatoes, mustard greens, salsas, jams, and more! Picking times appear to be first come first served and the gate will be closed once picking is done for the day.
Strawberry season at Highway 19 Produce and Berries typically starts in March and has already begun for 2023. Watch their facebook page for updates on availability, other crops, and estimated picking dates for blackberries (which typically starts late May).
11. Goober Bub’s
JUSTIN, TX – Goober Bub’s offers pick-your-own strawberries and freshly baked goods. Their bakery is typically open on the weekends, but the farm opens up for strawberry picking both on weekdays and weekends. While Goober Bub’s does not adhere to a specific schedule, they do announce a picking schedule on social media each week.
The 2023 strawberry picking season at Goober Bub’s began on April 1st. Check out their facebook page or website for specifics on which days they are open and updates on availability.
Favorite fruit picking farm
Now that you have all the information you need about picking strawberries, picking blueberries, picking blackberries, and picking pretty much anything else you can get your hands on in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, I hope you can start planning your own fresh fruit picking adventure soon! Now, please excuse while while I get back to snacking on these amazingly delicious farm fresh strawberries.
I would love to hear about your experiences or any details/perks that I might have missed from your favorite fruit picking farm. Drop a comment below and I will do my best to keep this post updated. Happy Picking!
Side Note: Cofer Farms Orchard has announced their retirement and will no longer be opening to pick your own fruit in Dallas Fort Worth.
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