Pick Your Own Fresh Fruits at These Chatham County Farms

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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.

Chase Gaillard and Grant Gaillard pick strawberries in the fields at Phillips Farms of Chatham in Pittsboro.

Blueberry U-Pick
418 Old Farrington Rd., Chapel Hill
Look for signs along the road for availability

Busy Bee Farm
1092 Dewitt Smith Rd., Pittsboro
919-542-5890; chathamcountybeeman@yahoo.com

Chatham Oaks Farm
573 Dewitt Smith Rd., Pittsboro
919-444-2635; chathamoaksfarm.com
Wednesday thru Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Weekends 1-6 p.m. or by appointment

Reed Lelitor at Farrells Creek Farm showing blackberry
Reed Lelito proudly holds a blackberry picked at Farrells Creek Farm.

Farrells Creek Farm
1970 Marthas Chapel Rd., Apex
919-592-4981; farrellscreekfarm.com
Wednesday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon

Haw River Fruit Co.
3947 Russell Rd., Graham
919-704-6105; hawriverfruit.com
Hours posted on social media

Howard’s Farm & Mema’s Fruit Shack
7393 U.S. Hwy 64 W, Pittsboro
919-656-6800; howardsfarm.memasfruitshack@aol.com
Monday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Millstone Creek Orchards
506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd., Ramseur
336-824-5263; millstonecreekorchards.com
Wednesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Chase Gaillard with his mom Ashleigh Gaillard.

Myra Halpin and John Halpin on Spider Web Lane.
Look for signs along Highway 15-501 for availability.

Oakley Farm
383 Oakley Farm Rd., Chapel Hill
Call ahead for hours

Pack House Farm
1896 Marthas Chapel Rd., Apex
919-210-6574; packhousefarm.com
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon; other times posted on Facebook

Phillips Farms of Chatham
6581 U.S. Hwy 64 W., Pittsboro
919-337-3374; facebook.com/phillipsfarmsofchatham

Wild Abandon Farm blueberry haul
Rebecca Reed and Shari Becker show off their blueberry bounty at Wild Abandon Farm.

Powell’s Blueberry Farm
175 Bonsal Crossing Rd., New Hill
919-362-4398; pbfblueberries@gmail.com

PYO Peaches
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
919-533-7930; facebook.com/wildabandonfarm

Logan Sun and Lucas Chan show off their buckets of berries at Wild Abandon Farm.

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