Summer is one of the best times of year to take advantage of all the fresh produce available in Cumberland Valley. There are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-picked fun and below are a few options. Find a full list at

Mechanicsburg U-Picks - Start your fresh-picked fun journey by picking your own fruits and flowers, and browsing locally grown foods at the assortment of farmers markets in Mechanicsburg. 

Paulus Farm Market is known for their U-pick flowers and berries. Pick a wonderful bouquet for an amazing price! Paulus is also a great place to bring the kids. Kids can climb on the wooden tractor and wagon, visit with barnyard animals and swing on a horse tire.

Continue the fresh picking at nearby Oak Grove Farms. This family owned and operated farm and store features homegrown specialties like strawberries, sweet corn, cantaloupes and watermelons. You can also pick-your-own flowers, strawberries, raspberries, sugar peas and pod peas.

Continue exploring Mechanicsburg and travel to Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses. This horticultural complex features greenhouses, a garden center, a gift and floral area, a farm bakery, produce department, display gardens and much, much more. Plan ahead and attend one of their informative classes or children’s programs.

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