Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Southwest New Mexico?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Southwest 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.

You may noticed the new appearance to the website! Simpler, cleaner and mobile-friendly! I'm rolling it out, page by page over the next 2 months. Everything is still here; you can access it from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

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

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

Catron County

Dona Ana County

  • Burke Big Apple Orchard - apples, U-pick and already picked, concessions / refreshment stand, picnic area (bring your own food), school tours
    2330 Shalem Colony Trail, Las Cruces, NM 88001. Phone: 575-523-7437. Email: Open: Due to a very small harvest, U - Pick is no longer available this year, 2015; Please check back for days and hours during the last week of August in 2016. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Our U-Pick apple orchard is 6 miles from Down-Town Main Street in Las Cruces, NM. Located at 2330 Shalem Colony Trail, from I-25 or Las Cruces, head west on Picacho Avenue Continue on Picacho over the Rio Grande. Turn right at the stop light (Shalem Colony Trail). Drive almost 1 mile. An apple sign will be out when U-Pick is open. Follow the signs to the U-Pick sign-in area. Coming from El Paso- Take I-10 West. Exit at Motel Blvd. Turn left on Picacho. Continue to Shalem Colony Trail. U-Pick apples usually begins the last week of August; Depending on the number of apples and the weather, we usually have apples available until October. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Orchard Fresh Apple Pies and other apple products available during U-Pick. (UPDATED: September 07, 2015)  (UPDATED: May 3, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: October 10, 2014)
  • Berridge Farms - chili peppers
    PO BOX 104, Garfield, NM 87936. Phone: 575-267-4804. Email: Open: Call for hours and availability. Directions: Call or see their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. We have two retail locations and offer pick your own at the farm.  (ADDED: June 20, 2014)
  • Joe Lujan Farms - chile peppers (aka, chili peppers)
    1200 Lujan Hill Road, Las Cruces, NM. Phone: (575) 526-5918. Open: every day except Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7 am to 4:30 pm. 
    Comments from a visitor on April 29, 2011: "The Joe Lujan farm in New Mexico is now closed for pick your own.!"
  • La Union Maze U-Pick Farm - vegetables, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, cantaloupes, okra, restrooms, corn maze, pumpkin patch in the field, pumpkins (brought in from the field), birthday parties
    1101 South Highway, Anthony, NM 88021. Phone: 915-549-1323. Email: Open: U Pick July 20 through Sep. 15 only! 7:30 am- 12:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays. (Wear long pants, sleeves, a hat, and bring mosquito repellant) Fall Activities. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: May 3, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: September 11, 2013, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on September 11, 2013: " I put this in the Texas file because it is just a few miles from El Paso TX. I have never been able to go, I am disabled and do not drive and my lift bus only goes to places in El Paso, but I hope to go soon. I hear great things about this place. Get your loyalty card and start saving after your 2nd visit!! get 10% off on your 3rd visit. Price List U- Pick Long green chile, med, & hot: $.75 lb Roasted long green: $2.00 lb Jalapeño: $.75 lb Guerito (chile): $.75 lb Tomatoes: $1.50 lb Squash: petite, yellow, gray, zucchini: $1.00 lb Egg plant: $1.50 lb Okra: $2.00 lb we pick $3.00 lb Cucumbers: regular, armenian, and japanese: $1.25 lb Onions: 2 lbs for $1 Cantaloupe: $1.00 ea small $1.50 large Seedless Watermelon: $3.00 ea small $5.00 ea large Spanish Melon: $3.00 ea Rosemary: $1.00 bunch Pecans in the shell: $2.50 lb Bales of hay (oats): $6.00 ea  "

Grant County

Hidalgo County

Luna County

Sierra County

Socorro County

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


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