You may pick your own berries in the summer at The Hickories, 126 Lounsbury Road (see farmers’ markets). Visit thehickories.org for details.

Blue Jay Orchards at 125 Plumtrees Road in Bethel (203-748-0119/bluejayorchardsct.com) is well-known for apple and pumpkin picking. Early apples are expected to arrive in August; pick-your-own starts in September and continues through early November. Different varieties of apples ripen at different times so availability depends on time of season.

Silverman’s Farm at 451 Sport Hill Road in Easton (203-261-3306/silvermansfarm.com) offers pick-your-own peaches and apples from mid-July to mid-October. There is a farm market, florist, animal park, seasonal cider mill and tractor rides.