U-Pick at Oxbow

Oxbow offers U-Pick opportunities for our Members and CSA Shareholders throughout the growing season. U-Pick fruit and veggies are available at special pricing per pound, and flowers and herbs are FREE!

U-Pick is NOT open to the general public – you must be a Member or CSA Shareholder to take advantage of our exclusive U-Pick areas. 

Learn how to Become a Member | Learn how to Become a CSA Shareholder


About U-Pick

U-Pick gives Members and CSA Shareholders the freedom to pick their own vegetables, fruit, flowers, and herbs at Oxbow during designated U-Pick times. Your weekly Member/CSA Shareholder newsletter will highlight what’s ripe and ready to pick. 

If you are a CSA Shareholder: U-Pick is open during  Wednesday pick-up times from 3PM-7PM, when crops are available. We’ll let Shareholders know about availability via email. 

If you are an Oxbow Member: U-Pick is open during select days/times. We will contact Members via email when a U-Pick day becomes available.

All U-Pick produce is subject to seasonality and availability. When harvesting from the fields, we ask that you pick only what’s ripe and ready for harvest. Our farmers will be on hand to help! See downloadable U-Pick guidelines and seasonality chart below.


U-Pick Health & Safety notes for 2020: 

  • You must wear a mask while U-Picking in the fields, even if you are more than 6 feet away from others. Please see an important update about masks below.
  • We will provide containers for you to pick into while out in the field. Get ’em at the Farm Stand or U-Pick tent! Please do not bring containers from home out into the fields. 
  • Adhere to any signage or staff instructions on where to harvest.
  • CSA Shareholders: Check out at the Farm Stand before you leave, and we’ll make a note in your account!
  • Members: Check out at the Farm Stand to pay by card only – we are unable to accept cash.


Other U-Pick Tips

  • Wear a mask or face covering per Governor Inslee’s 7/7/2020 orders. Oxbow is a public place of business and food production; masks are required indoors and out.
  • Dress for the weather. Our fields are often muddy; boots are highly recommended!
  • We’ll provide containers for you to pick into.
  • Wear sun protection (hats, sunscreen, sunglasses, etc.)
  • Feel free to bring your own gloves
  • Dogs are NOT allowed anywhere at Oxbow, including in the parking area.

Cost

U-Pick fruit and veggies will be available at a special Member/Shareholder rates which will be advertised at the Farm Stand. Be sure to check out our availability board when you arrive! Members receive a 10% discount, in addition to the special Member rate.

For CSA Shareholders, U-Pick items will be deducted from your CSA account balance, just like all other produce selected as part of your weekly Share.

Herbs and flowers are FREE and unlimited*!

*Unlimited free flowers and herbs are for personal use only. If you need to harvest bulk quantities of herbs or flowers for commercial use or large events, please contact our Farm Sales department at farmers@oxbow.org or call 425-788-1134 x 2 to make arrangements. 

Anticipated Produce, Herbs, and Flowers

Veggies: Sugar snap peas, green beans, cherry tomatoes

Fruit and berries: Raspberries, apples, pears, plums, and grapes

Herbs: Cilantro, basil, dill, parsley

Flowers: Sunflowers, zinnia, marigolds, and more!


Questions about U-Pick? Contact us at farmers@oxbow.org or call 425-788-1134 for assistance.