Oklahoma’s rich agriculture roots are alive and well. Several farms in the Metro area let families get their hands dirty as they pick their own harvest. From peaches and berries to pumpkins and Christmas trees, here is a handy guide of u-pick farms in near Oklahoma City where city-dwellers can get an inside look at farm life and bring some delicious treats to bring home.
Always call ahead to check availability as peak harvest times vary each year.
10912 S Czech Hall Rd, Mustang
Hours change seasonally. Find more information on the farm’s Facebook page.
Produce: Strawberries and Blackberries, May to late June
9211 South Sloan Rd, Mustang
Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Produce: Strawberries, sand plums, raspberries, blackberries, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, green beans, peppers and more.
12901 S Czech Hall Rd, Mustang
Open seasonally, call ahead for availability.
Produce: pre-picked or u-picked tomatoes, okra, cucumbers, onions, garlic, potatoes, strawberries, squash, pumpkins and more.
19800 E Simmons Rd, Luther
Produce: pick-your-own strawberries
206 S Mustang Rd, Tuttle
By appointment only
Produce: pick-your-own fresh herbs
Glencoe Rd and N Western Rd, Stillwater
Call for picking schedule. For more information check the farm’s Facebook page.
7121 Midwest Ln, Edmond
Call for hours of operation
Produce: blackberries and Christmas trees
18499 NE 50th St, Harrah
Call for hours of operation
Produce: peaches and nectarines
Bonus idea: Take a drive-thru tour of a working farm! John’s Farm produces certified organic beef and wheat and they welcome families for self-guided and crew-guided tours. Learn about farm life and the family who owns the farm while exploring the area.
201 Votech Dr, Fairview
Open Monday – Saturday, by appointment. Reservations required for tours.
Farms outside the metro:
39232 E 231st St S, Porter
Open Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. & Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
For more information check their Facebook page.
Produce: peaches, apples, pumpkins and more.
3557 W Hwy 69 & 51B, Porter
Hours vary seasonally. For more information check their Facebook page.
Produce: peaches, berries, apples, nuts, melons, squash, gourds and more.
For a list of more u-pick farms outside the metro as well as tasty recipes, visit www.oklahomaagritourism.com.
The recipes listed here are from the cooking blog Cookie+Kate (www.cookieandkate.com). This vegetarian cooking blog is produced by MetroFamily’s former art director, Kathryne Taylor, who grew up in Edmond and went to the University of Oklahoma before working for MetroFamily for two years. Her cookbook is now available by Rodale Press.
- Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
- Lemon Raspberry Muffins
- Aguas Frescas
- Blueberry Almond Crisp
- Mini Blackberry Cobbler
- Blueberry Honey Bran Muffins
- Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
- Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Cake
- Whole Wheat Waffles with Blueberry Ginger Syrup
- Strawberry, Basil & Balsamic Pizza
- Baked Oatmeal with Berries & Coconut
- Blueberry Maple Tea Cake
- Watermelon Mint Sorbet
- Blueberry Lavender Lemonade