Pick Your Own Peaches: 6 Best Farms In Maryland

As the summer months roll around, you can expect fresh peach farmers to be opening their doors for the public to come to pick their fresh produce. 

Maryland is home to some of the best peach farmers in the country. Meaning visitors from all over the world will be making their way to indulge in the delicious fresh peaches on offer. 

Pick Your Own Peaches: 6 Best Farms In Maryland

Below are 6 of the best peach-picking farms in Maryland where you can spend the gathering of some delicious fresh produce to enjoy in a range of ways! Bring the kids or take some time for yourself, everyone is welcome!

1. Homestead Farms 

Many different fruits are available for pick-your-own at Homestead Farm. The season begins with sour cherries in mid-June and continues with blueberries in late June.

They cultivate both yellow and white peaches, and their peak peach season typically begins in early July and lasts until late August. 

Several cultivars ripen at various times throughout the season.

The farm is also equipped with an adorable petty zoo and they have local honey on offer. The perfect way to spend a summer afternoon. 

2. Baugher’s Orchard 

When you plan a day at Baugher’s Orchard, you are guaranteed an excellent day. Begin with a calming wagon ride out to the field where you are given your very own container for collecting your fruit.

Then head out to the orchards to pick a selection of your own fruit such as strawberries, blueberries, and peaches depending on the season. 

The farm also has an extensive petting zoo that has been collecting animals since the late 1980s. Equipped with picnic tables and playgrounds you can enjoy a relaxing lunch!

3. Larriland Farm 

At Larriland Farm, visitors may select delicious strawberries as well as a variety of other fresh, homegrown vegetables, go exploring, and even take a tractor ride in the fall.

Larriland Farm, which was founded about 50 years ago, has a lot of experience farming delicious produce.

The farm opens for picking at the end of May and closes in early November giving you plenty of time to plan your visit and enjoy your time there!

There are also Asian pears, apples, peaches, grapes, red raspberries, black raspberries, blueberries, thornless blackberries, and sour cherries.

4. Shaw Orchards 

The Shaw Orchards has been operating for over seven generations. With a wide variety of fruit and vegetables on offer, you can really stock up on fresh produce for the summer. 

The farm has a long history of growing apples and peaches, meaning it deserves to be on this list. They also create their own line of jams, jellies, salad dressings, and dessert mixes. 

Shaw Orchards also grows cherries, blueberries, peaches, and apples in addition to strawberries. pumpkins, melons, nectarines, plums, raspberries, and natural honey.

5. Lohr’s Orchard 

In Lohr’s Orchard, there is much more available than just selecting your own fruit. While you’re there, be sure to browse the store and sample the freshly pressed cider!

Located in the quaint area of Harford County, this family-owned and operated farm is an excellent way to enjoy the summer sun.

With a range of desserts and locally sourced items on sale in the store, be sure to come with an empty stomach and a full wallet!

Lohr’s has a retail farm stand as well as a “pick your own” operation throughout the fruit and vegetable season. They are also open throughout fall and winter with a range of activities and fun events. 

6. Lewis Orchards 

Since 1888, this family-run company has played an important role in Montgomery County, Maryland.

At the junction of MD State Highway 28 (Darnestown Road) and Peach Tree Road, Robert and Linda Lewis are the fourth generations to own and run Lewis Orchards Farm Market.

The company has undergone numerous renovations and expansions and is currently in its most complete state. In 2003, the Market building was finished, and it now has larger cold boxes and more shelf space.

Over time, this has made it possible to offer a wider range of products.

Join Lewis Orcahrds throughout the summer to enjoy picking some of their gorgeous peaches. You can also find a range of products such as hot sauces, cheeses, ham and deli meats, and so much more!

Final Thoughts 

Finding a gorgeous farm to pick your own peaches is an easy task in Maryland. Most farms open their doors and invite the public to come select their own produce. However, if you want the best then you have come to the right place. 

Above are 6 of the best peach-picking farms in Maryland. From smaller, family-run farms to self-service stands, you can experience Marylnd in the most natural way. By picking your own peaches! 

Make unforgettable memories this summer by picking your own peaches at a farm in Maryland (Also check out Blueberry Picking MD).

Amelia Haslehurt
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