In the spring and summer, there’s no better way to spend quality family time than at one of the areas many wonderful u-pick farms. These farms offer a variety of pick-your-own fruits and vegetables including strawberries, blueberries, apples, grapes, peaches and more. Locations include Knoxville, Maryville, and the Smoky Mountains.
Not only are farm visits a blast, they also offer a great opportunity to teach kids about healthy eating habits. We have several learning activities that will make the perfect addition to your healthy farm fun. The two most popular are the Kid-Made Healthy Fruit Pizzas, and the Eat the Rainbow Color Sort Printable.
No matter which farm you choose, your family is sure to have an amazing time! Shop local y’all and support your local farmer!
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Pick-Your-Own Farms Knoxville, Maryville, & Smoky Mountains
Wheeler’s claim to fame is its fresh pressed apple cider and u-pick apple orchard. They also sell a variety of apples, apple products, and gifts in their farm store.
Pick-Your-Own Crops: apples
Pick-Your-Own Crops: blueberries, blackberries, rasberries
You-Pick Crops: blueberries, blackberries, tomatoes, and more!
This fabulous farm and orchard offers a variety of pick your own crops throughout the year including blueberries, blackberries, peaches, plums, apples, pumpkins, and variety of winter squash.
Fall Fun: in addition to pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, this farm also offers a hay ride. For anyone wanting a less commercialized pumpkin picking experience, this farm will be wonderful!
Pick-Your-Own Crops: blueberries
You-Pick Crops: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, red and black currants, gooseberries, elderberries, apples, and cherries.
Fresh made honey also available.
This farms has an amazing pick-your-own strawberry patch which typically runs from late April through May.
In the fall they also have pick-your-own pumpkins, a large corn maze, a hay maze for the little guys, and the largest pig exhibit in East Tennessee!
Pick-Your-Own Crops: strawberries, raspberries and a variety of fresh vegetables
Educational tours are available for schools and groups.