Butler's Orchard: A Family Farm in Germantown, Maryland

Enjoy Fresh Produce and Family-Friendly Farm Activities

Butlers Orchard
••• Butlers Orchard. © Big Birdz

Butler’s Orchard is a 300 acre family owned farm in Germantown, Maryland that grows more than 25 kinds of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Items are for sale at the farm market and you can also pick your own fruits and vegetables as they are in season. Families flock to Butler’s Orchard for special holiday events. You can cut your own Christmas tree during the holiday season. The farm is one of the closest to Washington DC and one of the most popular in Montgomery County.

 

Butler’s Farm Market Items

A wide assortment of fruits & vegetables, jams & jellies, honey, maple syrup, gourmet condiments, apple cider, and a variety of hand made gifts and flowers.

Butler’s Pick Your Own Produce

Crops are variable so it is always a good idea to call ahead to confirm that the item is available. For picking information, call a recorded message at (301) 972-3299.

  • Strawberries - late May through  Mid June
  • Sugar Snap and English Peas - Mid June through late June
  • Black Raspberries - Mid June through early July
  • Blueberries - Late June through early August
  • Tart Cherries - Late June
  • Flowers - Peonies-Mid June through Late May, others July through September
  • Blackberries - Mid July through early August
  • Potatoes - Late July through September
  • Red Raspberries - Mid August through first frost
  • Apples - Early September through mid October
  • Pumpkins - Late September through October
  • Christmas trees - Late November through December 24


    Annual Festivals

    Seasonal festivals are geared towards young children and are a fun way to celebrate the seasons.

    • Bunnyland - The Week of Easter, Enjoy a hayride, hunt for Easter eggs, see bunnies, lambs and chicks and enjoy food and family activities. Cost: $8.75 per child and $6.75 per adult.
    • Potato Festival - Mid August, Pick your own potatoes and enjoy sack races, peeling contests, music, tractor rides through the potato fields, moon bounce, giant sliedes, ball tosses, and more. Cost: $7 per person, children under 2 are free. 

    Address

    22200 Davis Mill Road. Germantown, Maryland (301) 972-3299. From I-270N, Take Exit 16. Continue on Ridge Road. Take WIldcat Road to Davis Mill Road. 

    Hours

    Butler’s Orchard is open mid-May through December.

    Mid May - Late May:
    Open Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Strawberry Season:
    Mon. - Fri. 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    Sat. & Sun. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    After Strawberry Season:
    Tues. - Fri. 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    Sat. & Sun. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Labor Day through December
    Tues. - Sun. 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Official Website: www.butlersorchard.com