CSU, Chico

Peach Picking Season to Open

Peach Picking Season to Open

The popular U-pick peach orchard at the CSU, Chico University Farm will open on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.

The orchard will be open from 8 a.m. to noon August 2-7, 2016. Peaches are available on a first come, first served basis. Depending on supply, the peach-picking season may continue into the following week. The peach hotline at 530-898-4989 has up-to-the-minute information about peach availability. 

Peaches are $1.50 per pound and only cash or checks are accepted. The University Farm will provide buckets for picking, but guests are asked to bring their own containers to take the fruit home. Varieties include Fay Elberta, Hale and O'Henrys. 

The University Farm is located at 311 Nicholas C. Schouten Lane in Chico. Please call the peach hotline at 530-898-4989 for more information.