Do you crave… Apples, Peaches, Plums,
Nectarines? Blueberries, Raspberries or
Strawberries? Or perhaps... an Apple Pie
Charlton Orchards Farm, we have all that and more. We are a real
working family farm.
Welcome to Summer Everyone.
We are open
for Pick Your Own Blueberries.
Picking is great
We are open 5 days a week. Thursday, Friday,
Saturday and Monday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and 10:00 am till 3:00 pm on
Entry into the Blueberry field closes at 3:30pm Mon-Sat
and at 3:00pm on Sunday
Shiro Plums are in the store this week.
PYO Raspberries are here.
Strawberries (June 14 thru early July 20, 2017)
Raspberries July 2 thru July
Blueberries July 8 thru Aug 20?
Pick Your Own Rules & Pricing
will be open daily with great strawberry picking
beginning daily at 9 am, (except Sunday 10 am) and will
remain open until the ripe strawberries are sold out for
the day, or 4 pm, Sunday 3 pm. As always come
early for best picking.
Stop at the
to pay your minimum, and get you picking tray. Bring
your own containers or purchase a PYO Tray for $1.00, or
smaller container for $.25
and ask question with our field staff and always pick in
designated rows as instructed by our staff.
walk down each row before moving the next row.
When picking strawberries and raspberries, Do not Cross across rows, it damages our plants and
under the leaves and are hard to see just walking along.
Get down and move aside the leaves for the ripe berries.
We understand that some people want only large berries,
but that is not always possible. Most plants have
as few as 1 large berry per plant. Strawberries
come in various sizes large, medium and small.
Small berries taste as wonderful as large berries.
are found at the top of the canes. Canes can be
tall and short. Raspberry canes are very delicate.
Do not pull the canes, because the canes will
break and we will all lose. Gently push the canes
aside when reaching into the patch for berries.
Unless picking black raspberries, only pick on the red
berries. Raspberry canes have fine scratchers not
pickers like wild berry canes.
are found everywhere on the bush. You can pull on
blueberry limb. They will not break. Pick
only Blue as red and green will be very sour.
Blueberries turn blue before they sweeten. Feel
free to taste a blueberry on the bush; if it is sour
(All berries on that bush will be sour)
find another bush. Please stay in picking zone,
the patch is large and we zone ripe berries for your
no running, berry throwing, or rough housing in our
fields. We want everyone to have a great
Price $3.50 per pound
$3.75 per pound Blueberries
Price $5.65 per pound
$3.00 per person minimum PYO picking charge (ages 2 and
Paid before entering PYO fields and applied
towards your purchase of PYO berries.
No Refunds on the minimum or container charge.
Don't feel like
picking. We have fresh picked berries available on
2017 is going to be a great year.
Our store is open we have a quantity of
vegetables. We have our own fresh picked
Blueberries, Plums, Cucumbers, Tomatoes,
Squash, Broccoli and Lettuce. Our bakery is up and running.
We have cider donuts, pies (strawberry/rhubarb, apple
and blueberry), fruit squares (apple and blueberry), and
CSA 2017 Closed for Season
Please visit our CSA page for this years membership.
We will be closing our membership after this weekend,
August 2015, was a very sad month for us. On
Sunday, August 2, our Winery burned down and we
experienced a complete loss. We are no longer in
Thank You to all that have express concern
We no longer have wine for
We no longer raise cattle
or supply pasture raised beef
located on Route 20, in Charlton Massachusetts, just 8.5 miles
east of Sturbridge Village. We are only 55 minutes from
Boston and Hartford, and 45 minutes from Providence, and
Springfield. Come for a few minutes or stay for the day.
There is always plenty to see and do.
for a visit or call us just to say "Hi". Come to Charlton
Orchards and Let our Family meet your family.
Website last update: July
44 Old Worcester Road
Charlton, MA 01507
Phone (508) 248-7820