If you prefer to pick your own fall fruit, then there's no better place to do it than in Berks County orchards. Do you know where to pick the best fall produce in Berks County? Here's a list of some of the best orchards and farms around to help you get the very best fall produce around.

Frecon Farms

501 South Reading Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512

Phone: 610-367-6200. Fax: 610-473-9042. Email: info@freconfarms.com.

Every year they open their apple & pear orchard to families and friends to get outside and reconnect with their food. Varieties of apples, pears, pumpkins, and raspberries are all available as they ripen and there is no better way to get the freshest, highest quality fruit. Come and enjoy a crisp fall day strolling the trees, picking apples, pear & pumpkins in the fall.

Rodale Institute

611 Siegfriedale Road, Kutztown, PA 19530

Phone: 610-683-6009. Alternate Phone: 610-683-1400. Email: ribooks@fast.net.

The apple orchard and pumpkin fields are near the bookstore, which is located east of the main office near Kunkle Road. Directions to the Bookstore: From I-78, take exit 45 (New Smithville) and follow Route 863 South for approximately 1/2 mile. At the 3-way intersection, take the middle fork (Siegfriedale Road) for 2 miles to our one-room schoolhouse/bookstore on the left. Bring your own bags or boxes to take your harvest home.

Weaver's Orchard

40 Fruit Lane, Morgantown, PA 19543. Phone: 610-856-7300. Email: info@weaversorchard.com.

Weaver's Orchard offers farm fresh fruit from May-November and also features a market open year round. The market features produce year-round along with a bakery, deli, locally sourced all-natural meat and dairy products, freshly pressed apple cider, all made on the premises, along with hand-dipped ice cream and more! The orchard is a perfect spot for events - from school tours and birthday parties to Easter egg hunts, tasting events, nutrition seminars, and fall festivals. Experience the orchard through pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, live music, hayrides delicious apple treats and many kid's activities - such as pony rides, tractor-train rides, moon bounce, zip line, straw barn, pumpkin painting and much more!

Have a fun fall enjoying the farms and orchards of Berks County!

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