Friday, December 11, 2009

Where you can find a pick-your-own farm near you!


Dallas - Ft. Worth area
Dallas County
The Merry Berry Farm - Follows organic practices, blackberries,
4608 Shepherd Lane, Balch Springs, TX 75180. Phone: 972-286-2287. Email: Open: Monday and Thursday 5pm to 8pm Saturday 8am to 12pm. Directions: From 635 and interstate 30 in Mesquite go south on 635 to the Seagoville road exit turn left on Seagoville road go approximately 1/4 mile turn left on Shepherd Lane turn right at the second driveway marked with The Merry Berry Farm signs. Click here for a map and directions. We follow organic practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: October 23, 2009)/li>
Sunnyvale Pecan Orchard - Pecans
137 Rebecca Road;, Sunnyvale, Texas, 75182. Phone: (972) 226-7243 or Phone: 972-226-1251. Email: Projected opening date for picking is October 30. Please call for an appointment to enter the Sunnyvale Pecan orchard; Cost (several years ago) was $1.25 per pound for back orchard and 1.35 for front orchard; SPO will be subject to supply and demand for product, please call before entering. Please note, all pecans are from our previous year's crop prior to October 30. Cracking Available at $0.35 cents per pound for SPO's orchards and $0.40 cents per pound for pecans brought in outside the SPO's network.
Denton County
Duck Creek Blackberry Farm - blackberries, picnic area
5037 Duck Creek Road, Sanger, TX 76266. Phone: 940-458-3217. Email us at: Directions: From Denton and other points South: Take I-35 North and then take the Sanger/Pilot Point exit #478. At the light, turn left onto Chapman Drive (FM 455) and proceed West for 2.1 miles. Turn left (South) onto Sam Bass Road and go 0.7 miles. Take another left (East) onto Duck Creek Road and go 0.5 miles. Turn right into the Farm and follow the signs. From points North of Sanger: Follow I-35 and take the Sanger Exit #478. Turn right and follow FM 455 in a similar manner as described above. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July. Open: We will be open for pick-your-own berries Tuesdays from 6 to 8 PM and Saturdays from 7 to Noon; Check farm website for availability. Pre-picked berries will also be available upon request (a small picking fee will apply). Pick-your-own blackberries are $15 dollars per gallon. We provide the picking buckets and a bag to carry them home in. Pre-picked berries are available on a limited basis; a picking fee will apply. Consider bringing an ice chest if you have a long drive home. We anticipate the Blackberries to be ripe the last of May or the first of June. Call for more information. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: May 23, 2009)
Flower Mound Christmas Trees - Christmas trees
Double Oak Ranch, 5100 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound TX 75028. Phone: 817-430-4536. Email: Christmas in the Country at the Double Oak Ranch in Flower Mound, Texas, is a tree farm offering an enormous selection of Christmas trees and fun for the entire family! Located just 6 miles east of highway I-35 at Lewisville, we are convenient to Dallas, Fort Worth and North Texas. We are open Friday November 26th, 2004 through Christmas. Christmas in the Country provides lots of free activities for the kids including mazes, haystacks, sleigh-hay rides and much more.
Windy Creek Vineyards - grapes, peaches, plums,
3295 Union Hill Road, Sanger, TX 76266. Phone: 940-458-7234. Email: Open: Call in early August for grape harvest times. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. 2009 update - We Aare closed for the rest of 2009. We had virtually no fruit this year due to the late hard freeze!. Payment: Cash, Check. Everything is organically grown however we do not have our certification yet. (UPDATED: July 26, 2009)

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