Our good addresses for self picking in fall

August 29, 2023

After berry picking in summer comes another kind of “pick your own” in the fall – squash, pumpkins, apples, fall raspberries and even table grapes!

Where to pick your own squash and pumpkins

La Courgerie | Sainte-Élisabeth

La Courgerie offers hundreds of varieties of squash, new products, scarecrows and a charming store located inside an ancestral home. New this year: a self-guided tour you can download on your smartphone. Ideal for physical distancing while exploring the fields, identifying squash varieties and picking your own produce.


La Courgerie

Ferme Cormier | L'Assomption

Self-picking pumpkins at Ferme Cormier is more popular than ever! In addition to picking your own pumpkins in the field, you can enjoy a fun tractor ride (with physical distancing). Make the most of your day to enjoy a family picnic featuring the farm’s delicious home-made products, sold on site. Self-picking starts on September 19.

Ferme Cormier en automne

Bleuetière Asselin | Lanoraie

Come pick your own pumpkins starting late September! Choose your favourite pumpkin directly in the field and learn about the numerous varieties of squash! 

Bleuetière Asselin

Where to pick your own apples

Qui sème récolte | Saint-Jean-de-Matha

Yes, it’s possible to pick apples in Lanaudière! Demand for this delicious fall fruit is so strong that it’s best to check the farm’s Facebook page (French only) to ensure product availability. The farm’s store, on the other hand, is always fully stocked! Come enjoy a cider tasting and stock up on apple preserves, juices or pies, canola or flaxseed oil and maple products.


Qui sème récolte!

Where to pick your own fall raspberries


Who said picking berries in the fall wasn’t possible? The self-picking season has been extended with raspberry fall varieties. The “Autumn Bliss” variety is sweet and delicious! Self-picking starts on September 3 and is available Thursday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can also pick your own blueberries.


Vignoble du Vent Maudit | Berthierville

Don’t miss out – the season is short! Come pick your own blue grapes (Trollhaugen) and seedless red grapes (Somerset). Self-picking starts on September 4 and is available on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.