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Pick-Your-Own Farms in the OKC Metro

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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.

Agape House Berry Farm

10912 S Czech Hall Rd, Mustang

628-8092, agapehouseberryfarm@gmail.com

Hours change seasonally. Find more information on the farm’s Facebook page.

Produce: Strawberries and Blackberries, May to late June

 

Buffalo Creek Berry Farm

9211 South Sloan Rd, Mustang

412-4515

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.

 

Growing Paynes

12901 S Czech Hall Rd, Mustang

405-410-2339, growing.paynes@yahoo.com

Open seasonally, call ahead for availability.

Produce: pre-picked or u-picked tomatoes, okra, cucumbers, onions, garlic, potatoes, strawberries, squash, pumpkins and more.

 

My Raggedy Herbs

206 S Mustang Rd, Tuttle

405-795-7193, okagtourismgal@gmail.com

By appointment only

Produce: pick-your-own fresh herbs

 

N40 Berries

Glencoe Rd and N Western Rd, Stillwater

405-385-9386

Call for picking schedule. For more information check the farm’s Facebook page.

Produce: Blackberries

 

Sorghum Mill Christmas Tree and Blackberry Farm

7121 Midwest Ln, Edmond

405-340-5488

Call for hours of operation

Produce: blackberries and Christmas trees

 

Wind Drift Orchards 

18499 NE 50th St, Harrah

405-454-6618

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.

John’s Farm

201 Votech Dr, Fairview

580-794-7767

Open Monday – Saturday, by appointment. Reservations required for tours.

 

Farms outside the metro:

Livesay Orchards

39232 E 231st St S, Porter

918-483-2101

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.

 

The Peach Barn Orchard & Bakery

3557 W Hwy 69 & 51B, Porter

918-686-0440

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.

 

 

Inspirational Recipes:

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.

 

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