Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek

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The peach orchard at Schnepf FarmsA fun date for foodies, Schnepf Farms offers a pick your own vegetable garden and fruit orchards. For a delectable date, gather the fresh produce and then prepare a romantic meal together.

You have options to keep the date active; Schnepf Farms has a bakery, country store, and train rides.  You can also take a farm tour and eat lunch in their restaurant.  There are also seasonal events such as a pumpkin patch, peach festival, and chili fest.  Just check their website, www.schnepffarms.com,  before you go as the hours vary by season, and not every activity is offered every day.  The website will also let you know what fruits and veggies are in season.

The enrty sign at Schnepf FarmsAdmisson to the farm is free.  The prices for the produce varies.   We went in June (HOT! Go in the morning or on a cloudy day if you go in mid-summer) and picked peaches and apples. 

Sign marking the U pick peach orchardThe orchard provided paper bags for the fruit and there was a large jug of ice-water for the fruit pickers.  You could also bring your own bags or baskets.  You just follow the signs to the orchard, pick as much fruit as you wish, and then an assistant will weigh it.  You can pay with cash or major credit cards.

The drive to the farm will be thirty minutes to an hour from most locations in Phoenix.  Plan accordingly, and remember that the roads to the farm can be very busy during rush hour traffic.

Schnepf Farms
24810 S. Rittenhouse Road
www.schnepffarms.com


A peach on a tree 

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