Frecon Farms has been growing fruits and berries including cherries, peaches, plums, blueberries, nectarines, raspberries, apples and pears in every season since 1944. Try their fresh bakery, fun finds in their market, or enjoy one of their Upick days with the whole family!
Following in the footsteps of John Longacre, who rose with the sun every day to deliver milk in his horse drawn wagon. The current owners of Longacres Dairy now produce their own unique brand of ice cream, regarded by many as the best in the area. Stop in to their old-fashioned Dairy Bar to try more than 40 flavors of ice cream. Everyone has to try the “Garbage Sundae" at least once in their lives.
The award-winning cheesemaker at the Valley Milkhouse was inspired by European cheesemaking traditions to produce the highest quality fresh, soft-ripened and aged cheeses in an artisan creamery. All of the milk used comes from the Spring Creek Farm Dairy, a fifth- generation dairy with a mix of Jersey, Ayrshire, and Holstein cows who are grazed on grass without grain feeding to produce rich, creamy fresh milk.
The Fisher family has been farming in the Oley Valley for more than 200 years. In fact, the Henry Fisher House is one of the earliest examples of the massive Georgian architecture that has come to represent the finest stone structures in the region. The farm produces award winning sweet corn, spinach, peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, beets, lettuce and kale. This very friendly family will give you are tour of the farm and the historic buildings as well as the gardens.
City dwellers Dave and Kim Day, now the owners of Red Rope Farm, started small when they moved from North Philadelphia to the Boyertown area. Beginning with just with 2 dozen laying hens, they soon added five sheep, a few turkeys and two calves for beef. They now raise sheep for both meat and wool, chickens for eggs, and calves for beef along with making soap, crafts and yarn. In summer, they also raise vegetables for sale.
When the owners of Spotted Hill Farm moved to the area in 2002, they bought two Nubian goats. Soon more followed and now, 16 years later, they have 20 goats and one horse, flocks of chickens and turkeys, and koi, along with rescue dogs and house cats. In addition to raising all these animals, the farm produces their own brand of soap. The owners pride themselves in giving tours of the farm to teach about the animals and life on the farm.
Illusion Ranch has been raising show quality alpacas for 3 decades and now has more than 30 award winning alpacas which produce the wool for custom-branded yarns and other high quality alpaca products. When you visit, you can watch while alpacas of various colors are sheered to supply the natural fiber, and tour the ranch to see how the alpacas are cared for, where they live, and experience their typical day on the farm.
Wilcox Farms is much more than just a farm! In summer, enjoy hand-dipped ice cream and fresh vegetables grown right on the property. In the fall, come for the corn maze, and for younger children, a kid’s corn maze, plus tractor-powered hay rides. During the holiday season, there’s Wilcox Winter Wonderland featuring a large variety of live greens, wreaths, garlands, swags, and more to create your own festive home for Christmas.