Chatham is “ripe” with opportunities to enjoy local produce, so head out to the fields and embark on a sweet summer adventure for the whole family. These farms in and around Chatham County, North Carolina, offer U-pick sessions throughout the season for blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and peaches. It’s the perfect way to spend some time in the sun, learn about plants and enjoy the fruits of your labor!
Read on for a complete list of U-pick spots throughout the county. *Note: We recommend contacting the farm before you visit to confirm picking hours; conditions can change daily based on weather and berry availability.
418 Old Farrington Rd., Chapel Hill
Look for signs along the road for availability
Busy Bee Farm
1092 Dewitt Smith Rd., Pittsboro
Chatham Oaks Farm
573 Dewitt Smith Rd., Pittsboro
Wednesday thru Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Weekends 1-6 p.m. or by appointment
Farrells Creek Farm
1970 Marthas Chapel Rd., Apex
Wednesday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon
Haw River Fruit Co.
3947 Russell Rd., Graham
Hours posted on social media
Howard’s Farm & Mema’s Fruit Shack
7393 U.S. Hwy 64 W, Pittsboro
Monday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Millstone Creek Orchards
506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd., Ramseur
Wednesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Myra Halpin and John Halpin on Spider Web Lane.
Look for signs along Highway 15-501 for availability.
383 Oakley Farm Rd., Chapel Hill
Call ahead for hours
Pack House Farm
1896 Marthas Chapel Rd., Apex
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon; other times posted on Facebook
Phillips Farms of Chatham
6581 U.S. Hwy 64 W., Pittsboro
Powell’s Blueberry Farm
175 Bonsal Crossing Rd., New Hill
91 Clark Self Rd., Pittsboro
Look for roadside signs for availability
Thrifty Produce & Plants
185 Boggs Thrift Trail, Siler City
Wild Abandon Farm
185 Roundtop Hill Rd., Pittsboro