Pick Your Own


Gardening could be an essential part of astronaut self-care

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . Since arriving at the station, they have completed the survey on a monthly basis, answering questions like: How much time they spend in the greenhouse each month; what kind of activities th...

Sonoma County Apple Trail, August-October 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

New this year, Sonoma County Farm Trails has set up a web resource, the Apple Trail, devoted to all things apple-related. While the annual Gravenstein Apple Fair has been cancelled this year du...

Swanton strawberries in Davenport [moved from San Francisco board]

by walker 10 years ago

Last summer I picked (organic, of course) Swanton strawberries in Davenport -- have you been there? What's the best time to go? (Loved it.)

Harvesting Tips: Artichokes to Zucchini

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Tips on the optimum time to pick your garden crop from Joe Corso of Long Beach Organic.

MEarth Carmel Valley: U-Pick Community Harvest Market (ongoing through Nov 25th)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"SHARE IN THE BOUNTY! Join us in the bountiful Organic Gardens for a U-Pick Community Harvest Market on Monday afternoons! Pick your own produce and pick up some delicious recipes to cook up what...

Brentwood Cherries 2018

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Orchards and farms in Brentwood on the urban boundary are popular summer time u-pick and farmstand destinations. The cherry season is here and producers have started opening on weekends this month....

Looking for a pick-your-ingredients type of service

by AniNiki 4 years ago

Hello, I was wondering if such an idea exists and if it does, where : You pick your ingredients, maybe even the cooking methods, online, get your meal cooked, maybe even observe the kitchen...

Walnut foraging in Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Visiting the Saturday afternoon farmers market in Petaluma's Walnut Square last weekend, I noticed the grounds were covered with fallen green walnuts. They're at the right stage for pickling or mak...

Apple pick'n and cider in the Bay Area?

by smokymtnlvr 15 years ago

Hi, does anyone knows of a good place to pick your own apples and drink some fresh cider? I am looking for something similar to farms they have on the east coast.

is it blackberry season yet

by phyrefly44 11 years ago

Was wondering if it's time to start hitting the u-pick farms yet. Am particularly interested in Olallieberry.

Blackberry picking in Southern Cal?

by lmt824 12 years ago

I was wondering if any one knew if there are any places in So. Cal to pick wild blackberries. Now is the time and I'd love to get some wild organic blackberries before the season is over. If not ...

Blackberries in Sonoma?

by coriander 13 years ago

I've been reading on here about people foraging for blackberries in Sonoma. We're headed out there tomorrow. Any choice spots for picking? I must say we don't know Sonoma all that well - we're f...

It's Apple Season......Pick your own ..great vegetables......!

by engarcon 15 years ago

I wanted to share my experience with the pick your farms in the Hudson Valley region. In less than 1.5 from NYC, there are many great farms in Orange County and Dutchess. I have been to several far...

Wonderful Blackberries, Corn and Tomatoes - CHEAP!

by sushimom 18 years ago

We've been out to Nourse Farm in Westboro MA the past two weekends in a row, picking berries and stocking up on corn and tomatoes. They have fantastic huge blackberries on thornless bushes as pick...

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