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Sunflower U-Pick at Big Jim Farms


We are overjoyed to start our U-Pick season with an early harvest of Sunflowers at Big Jim Farms! Sunflower U-Pick will start July 1st and we will be open every day throughout the Summer and Fall!
Green chile, specialty flowers, pumpkins and other U-Pick items will start later in the season. Schedule below.
We have a field of gorgeous sunflowers in bloom for you to pick a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Do not forget your cameras, as you will have plenty of opportunities to capture some magical photos while you walk through the dreamy field of sunflowers.
We have flower clippers and a mason jar for you to take home your handpicked bouquet.
While you wander through our nine-acre U-Pick farm, do not forget to say hi to our friendly farm animals including the famous chile chickens! We have children play areas, educational farm stations, & live entertainment on select weekends.
If you are a professional photographer and want to schedule photo sessions with your clients in our sunflower field, go to our website to make your reservation.
If you do not have a photographer, select dates available with our in-house photographer for mini photo sessions.
Big Jim Farms is open daily now until the end of October from 8am to 6pm. Located in the scenic valley of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque.
Zinnia, Cosmo, Dahlia, and specialty variety flower U-Pick will start in August and go through October.
Green Chile U-Pick will start end of August through October.
Red Chile U-Pick & Red Chile Ristra Class will start in September through October.
Our pumpkin patch picking will start at the end of September until Halloween. We have some beautiful varieties of pumpkins growing where you can cut them from the vine.
As always, we have our open-air market with we-pick produce ready to go including, tomatoes, squash, zucchini, watermelons, peaches, apples, our famous salsa, chile ristras, honey, specialty hot peppers, and more (Depending on season)
Cost: Free
Only pay for Green Chile, flowers, and produce
We accept EBT that includes Double Up Food Bucks for Green Chile, pumpkins, and produce. Double Up gives you 2X the amount of produce for the price of one. Just use your EBT for the Double Up Food Bucks.
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Everyday
Free & On-site
4515 Rio Grande Blvd
Los Ranchos, NM (On Rio Grande Blvd before Montano Bridge)
No Pets. Bring sunscreen, a hat, & bottled water
Water & Drinks for sale
Big Jim Farms Proudly Partners with and is Sponsored By:
New Mexico Kids Magazine
Elanco Animal Health
Visit Albuquerque
PG Enterprises
Big Bear Mechanical