Nothing is better than a crisp apple plucked right off tree, or popping a freshly-picked blueberry into your mouth. Bring the whole family to the Yakima Valley for a U-Pick farm experience they will never forget! Attend a local Farm Festival celebrating the harvest, or take a wagon ride and a picnic on the farm, or simply take a relaxing stroll through the orchards. You will find an abundance of fruit and produce all throughout the Yakima Valley, from strawberries to cherries to peppers to pumpkins and so much more! Click here for a harvest schedule of when each fruit or vegetable is estimated to be ripe, and to map your visit to the Yakima Valley U-Pick farms. Be sure to call the farm before you visit the farm to make sure that the weather has not affected the ripening of the fruit!
All Natural U Pick – Yakima. This family friendly U-Pick fruit and veggie farm features cherries, apricots, peaches, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, apples, pears, plums, pluots, pumpkins, basil, squash, cantaloupe, watermelon, strawberries, tomatoes and peppers are available. In addition to U-Pick, they will pick your fruit and veggies for you while you picnic on the grounds and the kids play with the available toys. Here is their tentative harvest schedule, but for more information on harvest check their Facebook page.
Barrett Orchards - Yakima. Come visit the Big Red Barn gift shop and take the self guided interpretive trail under the cherry trees.
Bill’s Berry Farm - Grandview. This family owned and operated U-Pick farm offers strawberries, several varieties of sweet cherries, organic blueberries in June and July, and apples, pumpkins, squash and Decorative Gourds in September and October. They also have free admission to their many annual festivals celebrating featured U-Pick fruit, along with a BBQ, hot fresh donuts, barnyard train rides, pony rides, live music and hayrides are available on most festival days. Kiddos can play in the tree fort and tractor play grounds. Check their Facebook page for up-to-date availability and hours.
Blueberry Hills Berries - Wapato. Looking for organic blueberries that are large and juicy? This is the place. Three generations have farmed this land, and are dedicated to providing quality organic berries where families can come to pick. After picking your fresh berries, be sure to cool down with a delicious, dairy and gluten free berry sorbatto!!! Yum!
Johnson Orchards - Yakima. Step back in time and enjoy the beauty of the orchard in the middle of the city! Visit the Johnson Family’s original 1916 fruit packing warehouse and sample their delicious fruit.
Thompsons Farm - Naches. Jump aboard the wagon for a ride to the orchards on the weekends. On weekends that they do not have U-Pick, fruit will be available for purchase at the Thompson Farm Market on Highway 12 in Naches. This year the cherry crop is expected to be light, usually there are only 2 weekends for picking. U-Pick is available on weekends as each variety ripens, between June 15 and October 31. Join their email list or check the website to know when the fruit is ripe for the picking.
Imperial's Garden - Wapato. The place to pick your vine-ripened tomatoes! With over 1,600 acres that grow a large variety of produce, the Imperial family offers some of the widest variety of produce in the Yakima Valley, including hot peppers and eggplant. Make sure to bring your own containers.
Krueger Family Pepper Gardens - Wapato. Come pick a peck of peppers! Featuring an incredible variety of certified organic fruits and vegetables including over 80 varieties of hot and sweet peppers, 15+ varieties of tomatoes (including heirloom), 10+ varieties of melons, 10+ varieties of winter squash, eggplant, green beans and juice grapes. Onions, apples, potatoes, pears, peaches and nectarines are also available.