Visiting a farm and picking your own fruits and vegetables can be a powerful experience for families. In addition to the many obvious benefits like better health, exercise and time spent together, there are many lifelong lessons as well.
Today’s children are increasingly separated from the process of how food is grown, picked and brought to the table. Choosing your own food fresh from the farm teaches children about science, health and nutrition.
Plus, shopping farm-fresh fruits and vegetables offers the following:
Better retention of nutrients
Support for local farmers
You will always know where you food has come from!
Perhaps the best benefit of picking your own produce, however, is making memories with your family. (It makes for great photos, too!)
You can extend the experience at home when you and your family make delicious pies or other treats with your freshly picked produce. Visit our recipes page for some of our favorite dishes.
The Treworgy Experience
At Treworgy, we offer pick-your-own apples, berries, pumpkins and squash on 42-acres of scenic Maine countryside. Nestled between our pond and stables are rows of apple trees and the freshest berries and pumpkins for baking.
Get a survey of the land first by taking a tour of the farm on our horse-drawn wagon, or wander around at your own pace and leisure among our fields.
We have everything you and your family need for a great pick-your-own experience —mainly, wagons and bags — or, if you’re in a hurry, visit our country store for already picked apples, pumpkins and strawberries.