Pick Your Own Guide to Farms Near New York City

Apple Picking, Pumpkin Picking, Strawberry Picking Farms and Orchards

As New Yorkers, we're lucky to have all the benefits of living in an amazing city with a nearby countryside filled with farms and great agricultural experiences. More and more, parents are looking to teach their children about the farm-to-table experience, and there's no better lesson than harvesting your own food. But beyond that, picking your own fruit and vegetables is tons of fun, and makes for a great day or weekend trip. Below are our favorite places to pick apples, pumpkins, strawberries, peaches and other fruits and vegetables in and around New York City, as well as info on other fun farm outings, such as hayrides and petting zoos.

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