Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Southeast New Mexico?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Southeast New Mexico, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of any I missed and want to add them or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in January 2018, and other timely information:

Notes for January 2018: Strawberries have a very brief season; and they start in early April in the South, May in most of the US, and early June in the North - don't miss them: See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as strawberry festivals and blueberry festivals. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the coldest regions. Many farms and markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

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Southeast New Mexico U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Chaves County

Curry County

DeBaca County

Eddy County

  • Blessed From The Garden - beans, beets, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peaches, pecans , peppers, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    3505 Cass Dr, Carlsbad, NM 88220. Phone: 575-628-1724. Fax: 505-628-1724. Email: blessedfromthegarden@valornet.com. Directions: Go South on Old Cavern highway to Russel, turn left. 1st Street is Cass Dr, turn right - ya can't miss it. Crops are usually available in April through November. Open: Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm,Saturday and Sunday 7am to 5pm. Open from Easter till first frost October/November; We have specialty green crops grown hydroponically all year: Tomatoes, cukes, salad greens, herbs, just about everything from A to Z; We grow the hottest peppers in the World; Naga Morich, Dorset Na Saturday, and Bhin Jolakia'. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. All crops are Organically Grown and picked fresh to order. Saturdays, we are at the Farmer's Market on the Courthouse Lawn first thing in the morning till ll:00am,but someone is always at the garden.

Lea County

Lincoln County

  • San Patricio Berry Farm - apples, berries
    Hwy 70, San Patricio, NM. Phone: (575) 653-4502. Email: infor@san-patricio.com. Directions: located in the village of San Patricio, approximately 17 miles east of Ruidoso along Hwy 70. San Patricio Berry Farm is a family owned and operated farm located in the mountains of southern New Mexico. San Patricio Berry Farm produces high quality apples and berries and provides the opportunity for individuals to experience the pleasure of picking their own fruit on an active farm.(UPDATED: May 3, 2015, JBS)

Otero County

  • Cadwallader Mountain Farms - apples, cherries, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    13 Mountain Park Rd, High Rolls-mountain Park, NM 88325. Phone: 575-682-2351. Email: mtnfarms@tularosa.net. Open: daily from 8-5 for U-Pick Apples. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 3, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: May 24, 2014) (UPDATED: May 25, 2012) (ADDED: May 07, 2011)
  • Nichols Ranch and Orchards - cherries, apples, plums, figs, restrooms
    236 Cottonwood Canyon Road, La Luz, NM 88310. Phone: (575) 430-7953. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. We have 600 cherry trees over featuring 15 varieties including Bing, Lambert, Stella, Sam, Rainier, Royal Anne and Mount Morenci. U-pick or we pick mid June thru end of July. We have approximately 20 acres with old and new varieties, such as Gala, Red and Yellow Delicious, Jonathan,Honey Crisp, Rome, McIntosh, Golden Supreme, Fuji, Black Twig, Stayman and Red Winesaps, and not least but last Arkansas Black. We have 80 trees of Wilson Delicious apricots- large, firm, beautiful color and flavor. We also have Cherry plum, Red heart and Elephant heart plums,Alberta and JH Hale peaches, Brown turkey figs, Bartlett pears, Sugar prunes, Grandprize prunes, and Blue Damson plums. We have Limousin- Angus cross cattle, grass fed. Call for availability. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 3, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: June 21, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on June 21, 2010: "The owners and employees were very kind and helpful and the cherries were chin dripping juicy."

Roosevelt County


Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)


Local Honey Sources:

Lincoln County

  • Ruidoso Downs New Mexico - Honey (retail), Comb honey, Beeswax candles, Other honey products, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, ziplines, mini-golf, pony rides
    26337 U.S. 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346. Phone: 575-808-0603. Alternate Phone: 575-418-5459. Open: Mid July through mid October We begin at 9 and run through 1 pm Some vendors stay later. Directions: One minute past Walmart driving East toward Roswell - on your left. It's across from the Ruidoso Downs post office and village hall. 26337 U.S. 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. There are several types of honey, not sure exactly what plants contribute :). (ADDED: June 20, 2015)

 

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