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!
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.
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.
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.
3810 Middle Country Road, Calverton