Great Places for Blueberry Picking Minnesota – what could be nicer than a day picking blueberries with friends and family? Other than getting to eat them afterwards of course! Whether you are looking to make blueberry muffins, blueberry pancakes or just eat them raw.
Here is a list of the best places to go blueberry picking in Minnesota.
Rod’s Berry Farm
28624 Zodiac St NE, North Branch, MN 55056
At the award winning Rod’s Berry Farm they are committed to providing fresh high quality berries to the local community and beyond.
“Our goal is to provide quality strawberries and blueberries in a family friendly environment. Our family and team of helpers stress fun and safety while helping you enjoy the wonderful bounty of Rod’s Berry Farm.
The Elmstrand’s were awarded the Minnesota River Friendly Farmer Award in 1995 recognizing excellent stewardship of the land through utilizing tree wind breaks, erosion control practices, and integrated pest management practices in cooperation with the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. This means we work hard at growing a crop of nutritious and delicious fruit while utilizing the best growing practices with a minimum use of pesticides.”
Upick Strawberries and Blueberries. available.
Blackbirds & Blueberries
3601 Crosby Rd, Cloquet, MN 55720
Blackbirds and Blueberries “is located just north of Cloquet, MN on Crosby Road.
Our farm is a “u-pick” farm. We are open as the berries are ready, which typically means at least one day during the weekends of our season, and some evenings and weekdays. We sell our berries by the pound and this year we are offering pre-picked berries as well as pick your own. You may bring your own buckets or boxes, or you may use ours!
We follow organic practices and use no pesticides or other chemicals on the plants.
For picking times check our Announcements, like us on Facebook, add us on Instagram, or call and listen to our updated messages! We look forward to seeing you at the farm!
Call (218)879-8193 for our recorded message.”
The Berry Patch
10456 192nd St N, Forest Lake, MN 55025
At The Berry Patch they are passionate about growing top quality and delicious produce for you and your family to pick!
“The Berry Patch is one of the oldest fruit growing operations in the east Metro area. From Mid-June to Mid-August, we provide our customers with pick-your-own strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. We pride ourselves on offering high quality fruit in a family friendly setting.
Our farm is a great destination for a family outing. We welcome well-supervised children to our fields as we want them to see how food is produced and experience the joy of berry picking. Sampling in the field is permitted, too!
Picking varies with the weather. Strawberries are typically available for a three to four week period from mid-June to early July. Raspberries typically start around the 4th of July and run through the end of July, and blueberries start in mid-July and typically end in mid-August”
Little Hill Berry Farm
4339 320th St W, Northfield, MN 55057
At Little Hill Berry Farm, “Berry Season is right around the corner. Sign Up for our email list to find out when the berries are ripe and when we’re open for upick. We typically start upick blueberries in early July.
Please Note: We do not grow June strawberries so we are not open for pick-your-own strawberries in June and early July. (We grow late season strawberries and typically start having strawberries available in August.)
Every July and August our fields are filled with friends and families picking the best blueberries you’ll ever eat. We welcome children and provide picking containers and boxes to bring your berries home in. The best way to find out when we are open for upick is to sign up for our email list.”
Blueberry Fields of Stillwater
9450 Mendel Rd N, Stillwater, MN 55082
“Pick your own naturally grown blueberries, in a family friendly, beautiful setting! Check website or phone line before driving to farm. To receive email notices of times and details, please visit website and insert your email on contact page. www.blueberryfieldsofstillwater.com Then come and see us in July!”
JQ Fruit Farm & Orchard
8082 33rd St, Princeton, MN 55371
JQ Fruit Farm & Orchard is “a small family farm and we have been growing blueberries, apples and raspberries for 32 years. We have been selling our fruit off the farm and at the local farmers market for 32 years. If you don’t have a chance to get to the farm, we have our fruit at the Princeton Farmers Market on Saturday.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of our 6 acre blueberry fields. Many song birds, to see and hear. Picnic tables/chairs available for your use.”
Brambling Rows Farm
7664 Roscoe Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401
At Brambling Rows Farm “our focus is on producing a diverse mix of fruits and vegetables, grown to be as nutrient-dense as possible and harvested at the perfect ripeness. We are not currently organically certified but strive to follow organic practices. Come visit us at the farm throughout the summer for you-pick fruit or try our vegetables at the Nisswa, Brainerd, and Baxter farmer’s markets.
The best part of a Minnesota summer is sweet fresh fruit! We have raspberries, blueberries, and grapes available for you to pick. Keep an eye on our site for what is currently available but generally our raspberries are ripe around the 4th of July, blueberries a couple weeks after that, and grapes at the end of August/ early September.”