Weather Alert  

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN...From Friday evening through Saturday evening. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There continues to be greater than usual forecast uncertainty with the track of this storm, and the axis of heaviest snowfall may shift in subsequent forecast updates.

U-Pick Peach Farms on LI

The time is ripe to pick up some fresh peaches at the market … or even better, pick them yourself right off the tree at one of these Long Island farms. A great family activity!

Print Email

Sweet, delicious and nutritious, peaches are the perfect summer fruit. Bring home the freshest, best tasting peaches by visiting one of these local farms and picking your own! 

Hayden's Peach Orchard

561 Hulse Landing Rd, Wading River

Explore sixty-four acres of peaches and more. On Sundays they have a muscian playing and roasted corn is for sale. Call (631) 929-1115 or visit their Facebook page to confirm operating days and hours. 

Wickham’s Fruit Farm

28700 Main Road, Cutchogue

Wickham's Fruit Farm on the beautiful Peconic Bay is a piece of Long Island history. At 300 acres it is one of the largest farms on the North Fork and much of the farm dates back to 1661. Its fruit is grown on some of the “oldest continually cultivated land in the country.”

Wickham’s Fruit Farm offers u-pick for peaches Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Call (631) 734-6441 to confirm schedule and crop availability. Don't want to pick your own? Visit the farm stand, open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. for fruit, vegetables, gourmet cheeses and baked goods. The farm is closed Sundays.

Lewin Farms

812 Sound Avenue, Calverton

This family farm (LI’s first pick-your-own farm!) is in its fourth generation. Lewin Farms has u-pick crops throughout the spring, summer and fall and in the winter you can cut your own Christmas tree at its Baiting Hollow nursery. August, however, is the time for peaches, as well as raspberries, eggplants, peppers, tomatoes, and blackberries. Early varieties of apples are also available for picking.

U-pick fields are usually open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but hours may change due to limited quantities or weather conditions. Call (631) 929-4327 to confirm daily schedule.

Lewin Farms also has a farm stand open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. every day except Tuesday. 

Windy Acre Farms

3810 Middle Country Road, Calverton

This family-run farm has u-pick on weekdays and weekdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m however, days and hours may change due to availability and weather conditions. Current crops include peaches, apples, peppers, eggplants and more. Visit the farm's Facebook page or call them at (631) 727-4554 for latest operating hours and updates.