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7 Places to Pick Your Own Fruit This Summer



1. Greig Farm
227 Pitcher Ln, Red Hook; 845.758.1234; 
Get strawberries in June; blueberries in July; and blueberries and blackberries in in August.


2. Lawrence Farms Orchards
306 Frozen Ridge Rd, Newburgh; 845.562.4268; 
Pick strawberries in June; strawberries, cherries, apricots, peaches, currants, and gooseberries in July; peaches, plums, raspberries, grapes and apples in August.


3. Westwind Orchard
215 Lower Whitfield Rd,  Accord; 845.626.0659; 
Get Williams Pride apples, raspberries, and Hosul and Blake’s Pride pears in August.


4. Love Apple Farm
1421 New York 9H, Ghent; 518.828.5048; 
Pick cherries and raspberries in June; blueberries, gooseberries, and peaches in July; and plums and pears in August.


5. Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm
1335 White Hill Rd, Yorktown Heights; 914.245.5111; 
Find peaches and nectarines in August.


6. Ochs Orchard
4 Ochs Ln, Warwick; 845.986.1591; 
Find strawberries and cherries in June; raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries in July; peaches and apples in August.


7. Thompson-Finch Farm 
750 Wiltsie Bridge Rd, Ancram; 518.329.7578; 
Get organic strawberries in June, and organic blueberries in July.

Recipe: Strawberry-Biscuit Skillet Cobbler

You found a farm and filled a flat with strawberries. Now what? Look to this expert recipe from food stylist, author, and former Hudson Valley resident, Erin Jeanne McDowell. 


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