Blackberry Picking Near Me – blackberries are wonderful to eat fresh straight from the bush and equally good for baking, we love blackberry jam and apple and blackberry pie!
We are working on getting ideas for blackberry picking in every state, so scroll down if you don’t see your state straight away.
Also keep an eye out for links to more ideas in your state. Have a fabulous time!
3217 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388
Atkinson Farm is a traditional produce growing farm in Houston.
“Fresh strawberries, fresh locally grown seasonal produce, and more, right here in Spring, Texas. When the season becomes just right to buy fresh strawberries, some of the finest handpicked and the best tasting fresh strawberries and other grown produce can be found at our Atkinson Farms.
For a little fun, you can Pick-
They also have a large variety of u-pick vegetables and blackberries. There is a Corn Maze and Pumpkin patch in the fall.
3601 Hwy 6, Alvin, TX 77511
At Froberg’s Farm you have the option of either shopping in their very well stocked farmers produce market or picking your own!
“Froberg’s Country Store is open year-round, seven days a week (excluding major Holidays). Here at Froberg’s Farm we not only offer our homegrown fruits and vegetables we also have many other fresh fruits and vegetables from other areas so we can offer you a wide variety of produce all year long.
If you are not afraid to get your hands a little dirty, our fruit and vegetable picking circulates year round (with some off-seasons). Strawberry-picking, our most popular attraction, typically starts in January and ends late May. Blackberry-picking starts in May and goes through July. When planning any outdoor activity it is best to call before you come!
Join us for our Annual Corn Maze and Fall Festival! Test your luck trying to find a way through our strategic Corn Maze, then walk out to our Flower Garden and pick flowers for your loved ones! Plus, each one of our attractions offers unique photo opportunities!”
I can also see a sunflower fields on their Facebook photos!
11351 County Rd 203, Plantersville, TX 77363
Jollisant Farms is a family-owned and operated farm that grows and harvests vegetables and fruits. They use organic methods and do not use chemicals or pesticides. Everything they grow is fresh and they guarantee that you will get the best possible product.
“Here at Jollisant Farm, we love, love, love strawberries! Better than candy is organically grown, pesticide-free red strawberries. Our strawberry picking is fun for both adults and kids. Every season we have folks compliment us on the quality of our strawberries and the beauty of our farm. And, some folks have now made our farm an annual tradition to come and pick strawberries.
Although growing vegetables and fruit is our main business we make our own jams, jellies and pickles. Folks visiting the farm can purchase these fresh goodies in our farm store. Currently, our beehives have doubled allowing us to sell a little honey. On behalf of all of us here at Jollisant Farm, we hope you will come and visit us sometime. We would love to meet you and share our farm with you.”
You can also pick your own blackberries and pumpkins as well as all manner of vegetables.
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Underwood Family Farms
3370 Sunset Valley Rd, Moorpark, CA 93021
Underwood Family Farms is a “grower of a wide variety of fresh vegetable and fruits in Ventura County, California. We offer a wide variety of activities tailored for the entire family including pick-your-own produce, birthday parties at our Farm Animal Center, school tours, gift baskets (shipped anywhere in the United States,) and our Springtime, Fall Harvest and Christmas on the Farm.
Everyday, the mission of our team is to cultivate a relationship between the customer and the farm. We do that through direct marketing of high quality produce and positive farm experiences while adhering to the highest standards of ethics and integrity. We encourage our visitors to ask questions and give us their feedback.”
Pick Your Own
The Moorpark location offers tractor drawn wagon rides that are included with admission as well as pull wagons & wheelbarrows available. Pick your own produce includes lots of different vegetables, strawberries, tomatoes, avocado, blackberries, raspberries, sunflowers, persimmon, oranges and lemons.
In October you will find a corn maze and “gigantic Pumpkin Patch, Pick Your Own and 5 Themed Weekends of Live Entertainment & Family Fun”.
Christmas on the Farm is a big event with visits from Santa too!
Why not pick up your Christmas tree while you are there? Fresh cut Noble, Grand, Fraser, Nordman and Douglas Fir Silver Tip Trees. Wreaths, garlands & all the fixings.
Willowbrook Apple Farm
12099 Oak Glen Rd, Oak Glen, CA 92399
Willowbrook Apple Farm orchard was “planted in 1910, making our Stayman-Winesap apples over 100 years old. Willowbrook Apple Farm is a small, family-run operation and is the best-reviewed farm in Oak Glen, CA. We hope you will visit us and allow us to welcome you to Willowbrook Apple Farm.
Our apple picking season (FALL) begins in October and runs based on the crop, so it’s always TBD how long we will be selling apples. There are many other adventures to explore and we know you will enjoy visiting Oak Glen anytime!
Organically grown blackberries and raspberries.
Fresh berries? Yes, please! Come enjoy fresh raspberries and blackberries right off the vine. Our raspberries and blackberries are TBD based on the crop for the 2022 season, we are watching them and will let you know when they are available.
We also recommend you visit our country store in the fall and try our jams and sauces. Raspberry and blackberry preserves, blackberry syrup, jalapeno raspberry jam and more. Delicious!”
Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard
12131 Oak Glen Rd, Yucaipa, CA 92399
Stone Soup Farm & Heritage Orchard “are a working family micro-farm & seasonal gardens. We cultivate the senses through nourishing food, beauty from our regional landscape, crackling campfires, and the scent of freshly picked blooms. We savor moments in their season, supporting our community based regenerative apple orchard and agricultural learning space.
U-pick blackberries and raspberries
Summer Tradition – There are few moments more delightful than tasting sun ripened berries on a warm summer day. Our lush raspberry lanes and blackberry brambles are nestled amongst thick woods and mature apple trees, providing filtered shade for a rest at your leisure. The flavor of these berries far surpasses those in commercial markets. Don’t wait and miss out on this popular summer tradition.”
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14435 W Manhattan-Monee Rd, Manhattan, IL 60442
Those at Crosswind Farms hope that people will join them for some amazing, healthy outdoor fun, picking berries and enjoying the sunshine. They also offer tours of the barn and the farm.
“Crosswind Farms we made the decision to open a u-pick orchard to the public so we can share the love we have for this farm with you.
Our seasonal fruits are strawberries, red raspberries, blackberries, aronia and concord grapes.
You can come to our house in the summer to pick strawberries, blackberries and red raspberries. We will have produce for sale from our garden. In the fall you can pick concord grapes and aronia. We sell pre-picked pumpkins in October and have a small corn pit for the kids. Our goats & baby goats are out and waiting to be fed on weekends. We sell fresh cut Christmas Trees starting the day after Thanksgiving. And our honey is for sale all year round.”
The Valley Orchard
811 E State St, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
The Valley Orchard is “a 35 acre family-owned orchard with approximately 5,000 apple trees. You have a choice of either picking your own apples or purchasing pre-picked apples in our store. We do, however, usually pick our own Honey Crisp and they’re also in the store.
Also available to pick: rhubarb, raspberries, (both summer and fall), blueberries, cherries, red, white and black currants and blackberries (in the summer).
We make our own 100% pure cider – no additives. Slushies are available of course made with our oh- so- refreshing cider. We also have yummy cider donuts, delectable apple pies, really good cinnamon bread, scrumptious caramel apples and to die for fudge.
Our store offers many fall decorations, linens, candles, and other unique items for your home. You will find a variety of jams, jellies, salsas, honey, squash, pumpkins, gourds, and much, much more.”
2795 Turkey Hill Ln, Belleville, IL 62221
Braeutigam Orchards “has been in the family since 1831, but it wasn’t until 1935 that Rollin Braeutigam started raising fruit. Rollie enjoyed selling fruit to his friends so much that he raised more than he could sell! So he decided to take his beautiful ripe peaches to the St. Louis Market.
Lester, his son, and Marie, his daughter-in-law, helped him load those peaches in a truck and drove to St. Louis. Unfortunately, they did not realize that the market wanted greener fruit and they did not receive a good price. But Rollin and Lester believed tree-ripened peaches had the best and most appeal. Marie said, “Don’t worry we will just sell the peaches right on the farm!”
June – Tart Cherries, Apricots, Blueberries, Lettuce, and other spring Vegetables
July – Peaches, Blackberries, Vegetables – Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplants, Summer Squash and others
August – Peaches, Blackberries, Plums, Grapes, Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, Peppers, Eggplant, Summer Squash, Watermelon, Muskmelon and others
September – Apples, Apple Cider, Fall Decorations, Gourds, Fall Squash, Pumpkins, and other vegetables
October – Pumpkins, Apples, Apple Cider, Fall Decorations, Gourds, Fall Squash
Afton Apple Orchard
14421 90th St S, Hastings, MN 55033
Blackberry season begins early August and ends mid-September! Choose blackberries that are dark black in color and look plump. If the berry is a light purple or red or is very firm, it still needs a couple weeks to fully ripen. Blackberries keep in the fridge for about a week but it’s best to use them as soon as possible.
We also have our usual fall activities including hayrides, huge playground, petting farm, Retread Hill, Johnny Combine, Straw Mountain, giant swing, giant rocking chair and more!”
Firefly Berries – Blackberry Picking Minnesota
5542 23rd St NE, Rochester, MN 55906
Firefly Berries is a family run farm that grows delicious organic fruit for you and your family to pick.
“We believe very strongly in not only providing quality fruit, but also taking care of the soil and the planet. Because of this we do not spray any chemicals anywhere on our farm. We are not certified organic, but we grow in an organic and sustainable manner– using cover crops, crop rotation, green manure and natural compost to keep the soil healthy.
Blackberries are a bramble fruit in the rose family. Considered to be one of the most complex of the classified fruits, blackberries are native in Asia, Europe, North and South America. They are most well-known for their larger size and deep purple coloring. With a sweet and tart flavor, they are great not only for fresh eating, but for cooking as well–in both sweet and savory dishes.
We currently grow two different varieties of blackberries that ripen in late August/early September, and are available as “we pick” only. When available, we sell blackberries at the Rochester Downtown Farmers Market, as well as through personal orders picked up at the farm.”
22988 Berry Dr, Mabel, MN 55954
Welcome to Wold Strawberries! “We are a small family owned and operated farm in Southeastern Minnesota. We are a member of Minnesota Grown, and are dedicated to using environmentally sound production practices. Our produce is sold on our farm as well as in neighboring towns. We are proud that we are able to offer our community locally grown berries, and we encourage everyone to support their local farmers.
Strawberries are available in early to mid June.
Stovers Farm Market & U Pic
7837 M-139, Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Stovers Farm Market – “Our U-Pic started over 30 years ago to give our customers the advantage of hand selecting quality produce right where it grows.
Yes, there is a difference between buying produce from your local supermarket and picking it yourself in our fields. When produce is naturally ripened and at its peak of freshness, the flavors are unbeatable.
In addition, U-Pickin’ is just good old country fun. And you save money to boot! By picking your own, you can save from 30% to 70% off of what you’d probably pay to have fresh fruits and vegetables year-round from the supermarket.”
JUNE – JULY
Red & Black Raspberries
JULY – AUGUST
JULY – SEPTEMBER
10051 Worton Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620
In addition to picking strawberries, at Lockbriar Farms you can also have a family day of fun at the farm and treat yourselves to their homemade ice cream!
“Family owned and operated since 1993, Lockbriar Farms is committed to bringing you the freshest, local products around. We are Kent County’s premier U-Pick fruits and vegetable farm located in Chestertown, MD.
Join us daily during the season for U-Pick fun, homemade ice cream, and outdoor adventure!”
Here you can pick strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and pumpkins. You can also pick your own flowers and choose from:
- bachelor button
22222 Davis Mill Rd, Germantown, MD 20876
At Butler’s Farm, in addition to the fantastic variety of fruit and veg available to pick and purchase, there are a load of activities to enjoy with the whole family.
“Visit the Holiday Open House at the Butler’s Orchard Farm Park! Visit our Farm Animals, take a Hayride, play on our Slides and Playground, and roast S’mores at our Bonfires! No admission cost, no reservations necessary, just come on out and enjoy!
The Farmer’s Porch, located in our Farm Park has an array of small bites, sandwiches, pizzas and more! Chef Jay has created dishes for everyone in the family alongside a rotation of seasonal offerings that take advantage of fresh picked fruits and vegetables.
Pick your own crops include strawberries, peonies, tart cherries, black raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, flowers, red raspberries, apples, pumpkins and Christmas trees.
7740 Swan Ln, Owings, MD 20736
Swann Farm is a stunning setting for your families pick your own outing – truly insta ready.
“We are committed to growing the highest quality produce, each and every day. We believe in quality, transparency and are true stewards of the land. We work closely with our customers and are active members of our local farming community. We Are Swann Farms.
Here at Swann Farms, we think it is necessary for everyone to know where their food is coming from and how it is being grown. We want everyone to come away with a new found appreciation for food. We want to encourage more families to incorporate fresh produce into their lives and we believe that by providing a quality product and educating everyone about it is being grown. You’re never to young or old to accomplish this.”
We have u-pick strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries.
2415 Woodbine Rd, Woodbine, MD 21797
As well as picking scrumptious strawberries at Larriland Farm, there is plenty of other fresh homegrown produce to enjoy too, as well as lots of exploring and even tractor rides in the Autumn. Established nearly 50 years ago, Larriland Farm knows a thing or two about growing tasty produce!
“Our farm is open during the growing season. Our season begins with the ripening of the strawberry crop, in late May or early June, and ends with the apple harvest, in early November.”
There is also tart cherries, red raspberries, black raspberries, blueberries, thornless blackberries, peaches, seedless tables grapes, Asian pears, and apples.
Wickham’s Fruit Farm
28700 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY 11935
Wickham’s Fruit Farm is “located on 28700 Main Road, PO Box 928, in Cutchogue, Long Island, about 90 miles east of New York City. Wickham’s fruit is grown on some of the oldest continually cultivated land in the country, much of the farm dating from 1661. Wickham’s Fruit Farm is an historic, bicentennial farm, beautiful to behold against the sparkling waters of Peconic Bay.
It is one of the largest farms on the North Fork, approximately 300 acres, of which 200 acres are in fruit, all of which is retailed at the farm. The emphasis is on fruit of the highest quality, and all fruit sold is guaranteed.
A very large proportion of Wickham farm land has been placed in Suffolk County’s Farmland Preservation program, which means that for generations to come, this land is “forever agriculture.”
Wickham’s Fruit Farm is a family enterprise which has taken pride in producing and marketing the choicest of fruit. The retail market is open usually from May through December from Monday through Saturday. Wickham’s is closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas.”
At Wickham’s there are u-pick strawberries, cherries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, apples and pumpkins.
Lavender Fields Farm
2175 E Hinchman Rd, Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Lavender Fields Farm in Berrien Springs, Michigan is a family owned business and they are true specialists in all things lavender.
“Welcome to Lavender Fields Farm located in Berrien Springs, Michigan. We are a family-owned and operated farm specializing in different varieties of lavender. At Lavender Fields we believe everyone needs a place to stop and smell the roses (or lavender in this case). We pride ourselves on the beauty of our land and work hard to make sure we have the type of place people will want to visit. With our 16 different varieties of lavender there is sure to be one that catches the eye of every visitor.
The roots of our farm began with berries and we continue that tradition today by growing raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries. We offer U-Pick for our berries, lavender, sunflowers, and pumpkins; there is always something to harvest at the farm!
Lavender Fields Farm is certified by the Michigan On-Farm Produce Safety Council and our produce is grown following these safety standards and practices to ensure our produce standards are exemplary.”
6100 Mt Herman Rd, Raleigh, NC 27617
Page Farms are a “fourth generation family farm trying to keep our heritage alive by bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to you all throughout the year. This hundred acre farm has seen a lot of change since 1922 when it was purchased. Many different crops have been grown in these fields year after year.
From ripening strawberries in the Spring time to pumpkins in the Fall, we have been here year round making sure that only the best is grown here just for you. For many years we were proud tobacco farmers right here in North Carolina. When the tobacco buy-out came about, we had to change over to a new cash crop: corn and strawberries. We are still a proud family and would like to share the experience of a real working farm with you and your family.
Join us in the Spring for Strawberry picking, Summer for Blackberry picking, and in the Fall for Pumpkin picking and the Corn Maze. We are conveniently located in Raleigh, North Carolina near Durham, Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest.”
Knob Creek Orchard
6471 Fallston Rd, Lawndale, NC 28090
At Knob Creek they love everything apples and offer an extensive range of delicious apple based products in their farm shop.
“Knob Creek Orchards has been family owned and operated since 1958. We started as a small apple and peach business on the Cleveland-Lincoln county line and have grown to sell strawberries, blackberries, and homemade ice cream.
At Knob Creek Orchards we grow a wide variety of fruit. We open up in the spring each year with strawberries. In summer you will find peaches and blackberries. The fall of the year brings us to a close with many varieties of apples. Be sure to experience the joys of Knob Creek Orchards at every season. We begin harvesting apples in late August through December, so you will have plenty of time to make multiple trips to Knob Creek to experience many types of apples.
With acres and acres of blackberries, there is enough to fill all of your blackberry needs! We have many varieties of blackberries from July to September. Just as some are preparing to ripen, others are plump, juicy and ready to be picked!
FULFILLING THOSE BLACKBERRY CRAVINGS
We have all the berries you need to satisfy your blackberry cravings whether you are in the mood for fresh berries, homemade ice cream, cider, or jam!“
Millstone Creek Orchards
506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur, North Carolina 27316
At Millstone Creek Orchards, in addition to the Pick-Your- Own, they offer a whole host of family orientated events throughout the year.
With a mixture of sweet and tart blackberry varieties, we have one to suit your taste buds. In total, we grow 4 different types of u-pick blackberries and have both thorn and thornless bushes. Blackberries are easy & fun to pick and even better to eat. They make the best jams and jellies, and they’re flavor when picked fresh is unreal.
Varieties: Kiowa, Triple Crown, Navaho, & Arapaho”
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Pattys Berries and Bunches
410 Sound Ave, Mattituck, NY 11952
The farm where Patty’s Berries and Bunches now sits was opened in “1975 as Harbes Berry Farm. Owner Patty DiVello, a Harbes family member, grew up right across the street. But in 2010, she changed the name to Patty’s Berries and Bunches. They offer:
U-Pick: and ready picked; Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries
Flowers: Peonies, Dahlias, Sunflowers, Ornamental and more, also available for weddings and Events.
Produce Stand: Seasonal Ice Cream, Cider, Baked Goods, Honey, Jams and more.
New Activities: Yard ART, Tours, Live Music and a Variety of Classes”
9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell JCT, NY 12533
At Fishkill Farm, they take their responsibility to sustainable and ethical farming very seriously.
“At Fishkill we grow food in harmony with nature. We are confident that even with New York climate challenges, we can cultivate good produce that’s nutritious for both us and the land. We pledge to improve our growing methods each season and to support our community as much as our soil supports our crops…The season culminates in the fall with more than a dozen classic NY apples varieties to pick from.”
Fishkill offers a wide variety of apples for picking. In early October you will find popular classics like Golden and Red Delicious, as well as possibly lesser-known Jonagold and Idareds. Interestingly when picked, the apples are covered with a fine, pale substance. This is Kaolin Clay and it is there to help protect the fruit from insects. Worry not – it is nontoxic and cleans off easily.
The Pick-Your-Own season kicks off in early June with strawberries and ever-so-sweet sugar snap peas. July brings sweet and sour cherries as well as our certified organic raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Late July and August mark the harvest of juicy, tree-ripened peaches and nectarines as well as an extensive variety of heirloom tomatoes and eggplants.
The season culminates in the fall with more than a dozen classic NY apples, heirloom varieties, and pumpkin-picking. The spectacular views, lovely fall weather, and the satisfaction of picking your own organic, sustainably grown fruits and vegetables combine for great family-friendly fun.”
812 Sound Ave, Calverton, NY 11933
Lewin Farms is a family farm now in the fourth generation. “We were the first pick your own farm on Long Island and are continuing that long tradition with a wide variety of u-pick fields throughout the spring summer and fall. We also continue into the winter with our cut your own Christmas trees at our baiting hollow nursery. Over the years our crop offerings have become more and more numerous and diversified to cater to the wants of our customers. We hope you and your family plan a trip out to visit our families farm in the near future.
Strawberries : Late May-June
Raspberries: Late June through early September
Blueberries : Late June – mid-August
Blackberries : Late July – Late August
Peaches : Mid July – Mid September
Apples : Late Aug/September – Into November
Pumpkins/Gourds : mid/late September – Late October
- Christmas Trees. Cut your own
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Mackintosh Fruit Farm
1608 Russell Rd, Berryville, VA
Mackintosh Fruit Farm is located in the very aptly named and beautiful town of Berryville , Mackintosh. Mackintosh Fruit Farm is a family-owned PYO farm nestled in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley in Clarke County, VA. They produce is first-rate fruit and the pick-your-own crops are well known as some of the best throughout the area. Their assortment of fruit selections allows their PYO customers early, mid, and late-season varieties. Strawberry picking season usually begins in May.
“Our goal for Mackintosh Fruit Farm was to find fruit varieties that have amazing flavor and texture and grow them on dwarf trees that can be picked easily from the ground. We combined our favorite varieties with size controlling rootstocks. This is done by grafting selected varieties on a root system that will allow us to plant a tree that is smaller when mature, easier to pick, and is known for producing larger tastier fruit.”
Apples, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, cherries, blackberries, local honey and pumpkins available when in season.
Mount Pleasant Farm
2201 Mt Pleasant Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322
Mount Pleasant Farm is the ultimate destination for a family trip to enjoy the great outdoors. In addition to the top draw pick-your-own available, there’s also an array of other activities to please everyone, including pony rides, a barrel train and a playground.
“Mount Pleasant Farms was born in 2011 with the first peach harvest from the new orchard. We have since added a couple more pick your own options. A Strawberry Patch, Pumpkin Patch and Blackberries. We also added Free Range Chickens from which we sell their brown eggs inside our store and we also offer wholesale options to restaurants and other markets.
We have several different fruits available for u-pick depending on the season! ( call the store or check our Facebook page for availability )
*Strawberries- Spring ( Mid April to Mid June)
*Peaches- Summer ( End June to Early August)
*Blackberries- Summer ( Mid June to Early August)
*Summer Apples- Summer ( Early July to August)
*Nectarines- Summer ( Mid July)
*Pumpkins- Fall ( Late September to October)”
Green Truck Farm
3015 Hartland Lane ,Markham, VA
Green Truck Farm is a super popular family-run farm has a wide variety of fruit and berries to pick, starting with strawberries in mid-May.
Take the whole family for a fabulous day out in the countryside and be rewarded with delicious succulent strawberries picked by your very own hands!
It’s worth noting that the farm has lots of other produce on offer throughout the year too.
Greenhouse with fresh herbs, greens, vegetables and flowers
Black Raspberries: June/July
Summer Vegetables: July/August/September
Red Raspberries: July – October
Pumpkins/Winter Squash: September/October
Honey: Call for availability
Corn Maze/Fun Field: September/October
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Hillside Orchard Farms
18 Sorghum Mill Dr, Lakemont, GA 30552
Nestled in the Georgian mountains, and enjoying far reaching views, Hillside Orchard is the perfect destination for a family day out in the fresh air.
“If you are in the Neighborhood, we would like to invite you to come spend a day at with us at the farm. Our retail store and farm is rapidly becoming a destination point for all.
You can wonder out to the barnyard to feed our herd of nanny goats, say Hi to Festus our Donkey. Visit our Indoor gem mine and watch a show put on by the residents: “Miner Jim & Donkey”, In the summer months we have u-pick blackberries for all to enjoy along with a pavilon and playground. Pick blackberries and then enjoy ice cream while the kids play.
In the Fall, Many colors of apples and pumpkins mark the farm. In 2015 we introduced our u-pick Apple orchard to a great success. We have our yearly corn maze that opens in September, included in it a game telling more about an activity or a item on the farm. The Train and Hayride runs all day on their routes around the farm either to the apples or to the animals.”
8660 Blue Ridge Dr, Blue Ridge GA 30513
Apple picking is available at Mercier Orchards from August through to October and the surroundings are breath taking.
“We are a 4th generation family & veteran-owned and operated apple orchard founded back in 1943 by Bill and Adele Mercier. Be sure to pick-up some delicious fruit, fresh baked goods, cider, and specialty items from the market when you visit.
Pick-Your-Own at Mercier Orchards is a fabulous experience for all the family! As well as apples you can pick strawberries, blueberries and blackberries.
“Load up on our tractors for a trip through the orchard. This fun ride will be sure to spark wonder as you make your way to your destination. Our guides will then give instructions on how to pick the fruit. Experience the difference between store-bought produce, and fruit straight from the vine. Fruit from our fields is sun-ripened and bursting with flavor. It’s bound to be love at first bite! Our fields sit on 300 acres of land, filled with idyllic scenery sure to take your breath away. Mountains line the beautiful countryside, giving the sense of peace, quiet, and the perfect day with your family. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind experience that you don’t want to miss out on! Afterward, you can enjoy a meal at our café and find some fantastic treats in our market. Be sure to try one of our famous fried pies!”
5340 Cornelia Hwy, Alto GA 30530
The ethos at Jaemor Farms is about family values, through and through.
“Tucked into the foothills of the north Georgia countryside, Jaemor Farms was established on family values and hard work that has been passed down for six generations in the Echols family. In 2002, we began to diversify the crops grown on the farm to beyond just peaches and apples.
Now our customers can enjoy homegrown strawberries, blackberries, muscadines, scuppernongs, Concord grapes, watermelon, squash, tomatoes, zucchini, pumpkins and more during our harvest season. In 2006, we opened our first corn maze and began to participate in the state’s agritourism industry. Today, on average, Jaemor sees more than a million customers annually and we are happy to host each and everyone one of them to let them taste the difference family makes.
One of the most cultivated and well-known crops throughout written history, the apple is still a firm favorite. During apple season Jaemor Farms specializes in east coast apples. While we grow Ginger Gold and Arkansas Black apples at the farm and harvest in late September/Early October, due to our working relationships with other farms we are able to bring in fresh Gala, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Honeycrisp, Fuji, Winesap, Mutsu, Red Rome, among other varieties each fall when in season. We ensure that, even in our off season, we have a fresh supply of tasty apples available.”
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Bacchini’s Fruit Tree
2010 Walnut Blvd, Brentwood, CA 94513
Bacchini’s Fruit Tree is a “family operated Picked and U-Pick fruit stand. We are located in beautiful Brentwood, California. Just 60 miles east of San Francisco. Growing premium quality fruits since 1945. Each year we are open during May & June to offer our fresh fruit, grown in our orchard!”
They have u-pick White Peaches, Kiowa Blackberries, Sweet Cherries, White Rainier cherries, Olallieberries, Pluots, Santa Rosa Plum, White Nectarines, Apricots, Loquats, Raw Honey and Walnuts.
Berry Island Farms
10385 Watsonville Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020
Berry Island Farms – “Our U-pick farm is well known all over the San Francisco Bay Area! We grow the sweetest, best tasting berries. Our picking season starts in April and lasts all the way through November.
We are open for U-pick every Saturday from 9am to 1pm. We do not take reservations; first come first serve. Cash only. Closed toe shoes required. No pets allowed!
We grow a variety of different organic berries: strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, boysenberries, and olallieberries. Our heirloom strawberries are the sweetest, best tasting you will find! Nothing tastes better than straight from the vine.”
R & R Fresh Farms
2310 Pescadero Creek Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060
At R & R Fresh Farms, “join us daily for u-pick harvesting of CCOF certified organic raspberries, blackberries, and olallieberries. We provide baskets to harvest in to and plastic bags to bring your berries home in.
Visit us inside the farm-stand before heading out in to the fields to pick up a basket and get details on the best areas for picking each day. We welcome large groups and encourage you to get the whole family involved, kids love getting their little hands dirty and it’s a great way to educate them on where their food comes from.
Support your local farms and join us this summer in the fields!”
They also have strawberries and pumpkins when in season.
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