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Pick Your Own Peaches at Parlee Farms

Pick Your Own Peaches at Parlee Farms

Current Conditions ~ Friday, August 23 ~ 

PYO BLUEBERRIES:  The Blueberries will be open with good picking from 8am – 2pm.  We will have good picking conditions through the weekend.  The season will be ending soon – hope you don’t miss it! PYO pricing is listed below.

 

PYO PEACHES: The Peach Orchard will be open with excellent yellow peach picking from 9am-1pm. It is a 5 minute walk to the orchard.  We will have excellent peach picking through the weekend.  PYO pricing is listed below.

 

PYO FLOWERS: The Flower Field will be open  from 9am-4pm.   We have a great mix of zinnias, sunflowers, gladiolus, and dahlias available.  To enter the flower field, you must pick flowers.  Prices are listed below and please check our PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES if planning photo shoots.  Please note that the Flower Hut only accepts cash.  The Sunflower Garden will be ready in mid-September and the Flower Field will last through September.

 

PYO STRAWBERRIES and PYO SWEET CHERRIES: Closed for the season.  Thank you to all who picked!  

 

All pick your own fields close if rain is in the area.  Please remember that pick your own fruit availability is dependent on the weather and how many people come to pick. We cannot stress enough that you need to check TODAY’S FARM NEWS on the day you plan on visiting for picking hours and availability.  See below for PYO pricing information and information. 

 

FARMSTAND – Open 8am-4:30pm: We will have own Strawberries (while they last), Peaches, Non-GMO Sweet Corn, Blueberries, and Farm Flower Bunches.  We also will have  Apple Cider Donuts, and our fresh made bakery items, pies from Mann Orchards, and local vegetables.  We encourage you to bring your own bags/containers to take home your purchases.  And we are introducing more reusable bags in the Farmstand including our new Sunflower Tote.  

 

MARY’S COUNTRY KITCHEN – Open 8am-4pm: Offering Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake, Blueberry Crisp, 25 flavors of Ice Cream, Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches, and Frozen Strawberry Lemonade and Apple Cider Slush.  SPECIAL: Our JUNIOR OLD FASHIONED STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE ONLY $2.95 through Sunday!!

 

ANNIE’S ANIMAL BARNS – Open 8am-4:30pm: Please stop by and say hi to our friendly goats, sheep, chickens, and bunnies. If you would like to feed them, the machines take quarters.  For the health and safety of our animals, please feed them only food from our feeding machines.  Do not bring food from home.  Thank you for loving our animals as much as we do!

 

FARMER MARK’S TRACTOR TRAINING – Open 10:30am-3:30pm.  Fun little tractor ride for our littlest farmers.  Cost is $2 per ride.  The Tractor Training is closed if there is rain in the area or if it is too hot.  The Tractor Hut only accepts cash.

 

PICK YOUR OWN (PYO) INFORMATION:
    • BLUEBERRY PYO
      • the cost is $4.50/lb and you pay for whatever you pick.
      • There is no admission fee.
      • We provide containers.  You may bring your own containers, but please have them weighed in the Farmstand prior to picking.
      • The season should until the end of August.
    • PEACH PYO
      • the cost is $28 for 1 peck box (10-12lbs) which allows up to 4 people into the orchard.
      • the cost is $18 for 1/2 peck box (5-6lbs) which allows up to 2 people into the orchard.
      • One additional person can be added to a box for $6.
      • Only Infants excluded from the people count.
      • The season should last until the end of August / early September.
    • FLOWER PYO
      • the cost is $9.99/lb for zinnias, dahlias, gladiolus and fillers.
      • the cost is $4.99/lb for sunflowers. 
      • you pay for whatever you pick.
      • There is no admission fee.
      • PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES detail our policy.
      • We provide buckets and scissors to use while picking.
      • The season should until last the end of September.
    • APPLE PYO
      • Apple Picking will start on Labor Day Weekend!

 

GENERAL FARM INFORMATION:

  • No Pets – in following good agricultural practices, pets and emotional support animals are not permitted on the farm.  Only fully trained Service Animals are permitted.
  • No Smoking – tobacco and e-cigarettes are not permitted on the farm.
  • Payment – We accept Cash, MasterCard, Visa and Discover for payment.  There is a $5 minimum charge.
  • Frequently Asked Questions – Please refer to our FAQs page for the answers to many questions.

We look forward to seeing you soon ‘down on the farm’!