South Coast region has pick your own farms for vacation fun in Maine
33 Colburn Way
PYO Crops: Blueberries, peaches, raspberries
Season: Season begins mid-July. Crops are usually available in July, August. Raspberries, second and third weeks of July only; blueberries, mid- July through Labor Day; peaches, mid- August through Labor Day. Call ahead for best picking conditions.
Hours: Tuesday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Also: Farms stand with pre-picked fruit, baked goods, jams, honey, country crafts, tee shirts. Handicapped accessible.
187 Doles Ridge Road
PYO crops: Strawberries, cherries, raspberries, blueberries, apples, plums, pumpkins
Season: Strawberries, mid-June to mid-July and mid-August to mid-October; tart cherries, early to mid-July to mid- to late July; raspberries, mid-July to mid-August and early September to early October; blueberries, mid-July to mid- to late August; apples, Labor Day weekend; plums, late September; pumpkins, October.
For an update, please call the farm.
Also: Farm stand with pre-picked produce, homemade fruit preserves, free hayrides, live music, straw maze, farm tours
114 Waterman Road
PYO Crops:High bush blueberries and fall raspberries
Season Late July through August. Please call ahead for picking times.
Also: Restroom available
86 Sawyer Mountain Road
PYO Crops: Blueberries, raspberries, apples, pumpkins
Season: blueberries, mid-July through October; raspberries, August to September; peaches, August to September; apples, August through October
Hours: Daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but some days are closed for ripening. Call ahead.
Also: Blueberry and apple cider donuts, fresh apple cider, kettle corn, maple syrup, honey, pickles, gifts
160 Turkey Lane
PYO Crops: Organic strawberries, flowers
Season: Strawberries, June through October; flowers, May through October
Hours: Call or visit website for directions and picking times.
Also: Wreaths and firewood for sale
85 Spiller Farm Lane
PYO Crops:Apples, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, pears, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables
Season:Early June through October, beginning with strawberries then raspberries, blueberries, vegetables, and finishing with apples and pumpkins in late October.
Hours: Hours, sales area, and parking change throughout the season due to day length and the crop being picked. Open almost every day. Call ahead for days and hours fruit and vegetables are being picked.
Also: Honey from hives on the farm, pre-picked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals. Farm tour hay rides on weekends from mid-September to late October