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Fruit Picking with Kids in Sacramento – Summer is a wonderful time to utilize fresh fruits and vegetables. Fortunately, we live in an area where there is no shortage of fabulous places to pick your own fresh produce. It’s a great way to get outdoors with your family and friends. Go to a local farm with your loved ones and have your own u-pick date. Check out these local farms in the Sacramento area to pick some fresh produce.
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4220 North Canyon Road, Camino, CA 95709
Phone Number: (530) 644-3862
Agyres Orchard is located in the Apple Hill area. You can pick Golden Delicious and Rome apples and Concord grapes. Agyres Orchard is open Saturday through Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. It is suggested that you call to find out if the fruit is ripe for picking. For more information, please visit their website.
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2000 Larsen Drive, Camino, CA 95709
Phone Number: (530) 644-2230
Bolster’s Hilltop Ranch specializes in u-pick blueberries and apples. It is located in the Apple Hill area. Starting in July, they have blueberry picking. For apple picking, Boltster’s Hilltop Ranch is open in September on weekends, and daily from October through November 24. The hours are 9 am to 5 pm daily.
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13211 Jackson Road, Sloughhouse, CA 95683
Phone Number: (916) 502-7983
Davis Ranch is known for its melons, in particular their watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew. They also have fresh fruits and vegetables such as corn, asparagus, green beans, squash, pumpkins, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Davis Ranch is open Tuesdays and Saturdays during the months of July through October. From sunrise to 1 pm, the charge is $0.30 per lb with a $30 minimum (100 lbs). For more information, please visit their website.
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13171 Grand Island Road, Walnut Grove, CA 95690
Phone Number: (916) 257-9613
Double M Farms specializes in u-pick pears. Additional picked fresh fruits and vegetables such as peaches, plums, nectarines, pluots, nectaplums, apples, apriums, pomegranates, may also be available. Double M Farms also sells eggs from their own free-range chickens, avocados, alfalfa hay, and straw bales. For more information, please visit their website.
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1960 Green Valley Road, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone Number: (916) 913-4562
Green Valley Family Farms was established in 2016. An opportunity presented itself for a new generation to make a positive contribution to the agricultural community. Mike, his wife, Lauren, and their four children work to be good stewards of the land. Pick your own strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries up to 30 people per field. For more information, please visit their website.
20872 County Road 99, Woodland, CA 95695
Phone Number: (530) 666-7308
Pacific Star Gardens is a certified organic farm and offers u-pick strawberries and blackberries. They also sell tomatoes, watermelons, and a variety of vegetables such as corn, cucumber, green beans, zucchini, squash, and eggplant.
1150 Scribner Road, Sacramento, CA 95832
Phone Number: (916) 665-1191
R Kelley Farms offers u-pick and we pick. They usually have melons, tomatoes, and corn available. It is suggested that you call to find out what they have available. R Kelley Farms is open during the months of July to October, Wednesday through Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm. On Sundays they are open 8 am to 5 pm. For more information, please visit their website.
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15819 Sutter Island Road, Courtland, CA
Phone Number: (916) 775-1166
At Steamboat Acres, there is a certified organic cherry orchard, a Chardonnay wine grape vineyard, a pear orchard, and a variety of fall produce such as pumpkins, squash, gourds, heirloom melons, and heirloom flint corn. This local farm produces its own raw honey. You must call in advance to schedule a farm tour and fruit picking with the kids. Please note that this is not a u-pick farm. However, it is well worth visiting.
At Steamboat Landing, they have a beach, picnic, and river. If you want to come for the day, they charge $5 for adults and $2 for children under 12. They are opening a brand new deli, bakery, and eatery. Steamboat Landing is open from about 7 am until 9 pm. Life jackets are strongly recommended.
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Fruit Picking with Kids in Sacramento
While these farms do not comprise all of the places you can pick fresh produce with your family, these are some of our best recommendations based on personal experience. Go on and plan a day out with your family to visit a local farm. Support local farmers in our community while picking healthy and fresh produce.
For more things to do in the Sacramento area, you can also visit our Places To Go category listings.
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