We’ve put together a great list of places to pick strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, as well as peaches and grapesaround Kalamazoo! So break out your containers, load up the kids, and head to one of these great U-pick farms around Southwest Michigan. The kids will love it!
You’ll want to visit the Facebook page for the farm/U-pick location – follow them on Facebook for all the latest updates as strawberry and blueberry season can be ripe and then over quickly.
Corey Lake Orchards | 12147 Corey Lake Road, Three Rivers | Facebook
Corey Lake Orchards is a roadside farm market offering a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and bakery items. They offer U-pick strawberries in June and blueberries in July. Corey Lake Orchards suggests to bring your own quart containers if possible. Checks and credit cards are accepted.
Husted’s Farm Market | 9191 West Main Street, Kalamazoo | Facebook
Once ripe, Husted’s has u-pick strawberries, at their off-site strawberry location 10494 W L Avenue, Kalamazoo. You will first need to check-in at the Farm Market located at 9191 West Main Street and a map will be provided to the u-pick strawberry location. Their current estimate is to have strawberries available beginning the second week of June.
Husted’s Farm Market also offers U-pick sweet and tart cherries, late June, depending on the weather. They offer a variety of other Michigan-grown fruits/vegetables for sale at the market on Main Street.
Mandigo Farms, Inc. | 61077 41st Street, Paw Paw | Facebook
Mandigo Farms is estimating that their U-Pick strawberries will be available the second week of June. The farm supplies containers and they offer U-pick or already picked strawberries. There are a few picnic tables at the farm if you want to pack a lunch.
Nottawa Fruit Farm | 24976 M 86, Nottawa | Facebook
Nottawa Fruit Farm offers U-pick Strawberries in early June(currently estimating the second week in June). Though their popular store is officially closed, it will be open for a few weeks during strawberry picking season. Bring your own picking container.
Pleasant Hill Farm | 5859 124th Avenue, Fennville | Facebook
Pleasant Hill Farm, located in Fennville, offers certified organic blueberries and strawberries,U-pick only. Saturdays are generally reserved for U-pick. Other dates available are posted online or by phone/voicemail 269-561-2850. They are currently watching peach crop for availability.
Blueberry harvest season runs generally early July thru mid-August. A limited number of buckets are available, so make sure to bring your own container to transport berries home.
Soil Friends Farm & Market| 1701 North 33rd Street, Galesburg | Facebook
New this year!Soil Friends Farm just announced they will be offering U-pick strawberries. As soon as they are ripe, they plan to be open daily from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM until their supply runs out. There is a half flat minimum purchase to pick.
DeGrandchamp’s Blueberry Farm | 76241 14th Avenue, South Haven | Facebook
DeGrandchamp’s Blueberry Farm typically has blueberries ready for U-pick in early July. In addition to U-pick they have a store with baked goods, jams, syrup and other produce. Buckets are provided for picking as well as bags to bring home berries.
Watch for information on special events – including a 60th anniversary celebration, kids day in July, and their Cranberry Harvest Day on October 13th.
Adams Farms | 69676 County Road 376, Hartford | Facebook
Check out Adams Farms for U-pick and already picked conventional and organic blueberries. The 150 year old farm is open July through August. Buckets are available for picking, but make sure to bring a container to transport. Cash/check accepted.
Brookside Farms Fritz’s Blueberries | 34448 44th Avenue, Paw Paw | Facebook
The store offers U-pick and already picked blueberries, a gift shop, snacks, refreshment standand restrooms. The farm typically opens the last weekend in June, but plan to call ahead to confirm hours or check . They are open until the end of August, weather and crop-dependent! Plan to arrive early in the day to beat the heat.
Bumbleberry Acres | 6785 Baseline Road, South Haven | Facebook
Bumbleberry Acres usually opens in late June with U-pick blueberries. Meet their mini animals, take a wagon ride, walk the farm, buy baked goods, and play in the playgroundfor a day of fun.
Mitchell’s Blueberries | 19230 CR-681, Grand Junction
Family-owned and operated since 1968 offering USDA Certified Organic Blueberries. U-pick available starting in July. The farm has restrooms and a picnic area. Cash/check only accepted.
Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. | 60139 C.R. 652, Mattawan | Facebook
Schultz farms offers U-pick blueberries beginning in July and a variety of grapesavailable. Peaches, asparagus, corn, apples and squash are also available in the market.
Sterling Acres Blueberry Farm | 6265 East QR Ave, Scotts | Facebook
Sterling Acres is a family run blueberry farm located in Scotts that offers U-pick blueberries. Depending on the crop and worker availability, they may have already-picked blueberries, sold in 5 or 10 pound boxes, for the 2018 season. The farm opens in mid to late July. The hours vary, so make sure to check for updated information or call the hotline at 269-207-7066.
Leduc Blueberries | 37146 30th Street, Paw Paw| Facebook
While not a U-pick location, Leduc Blueberries has been a staple in the Paw Paw community since 1955. The popular spot sells already-picked strawberries and blueberries once they are ripe and ready from their farm.
Raspberries and other Berries
The Extraordinary Berry | 3091 Riverside Road, Benton Harbor | Facebook
The Extraordinary Berry opens in May with strawberries for sale. They also have U-pick blackberries, raspberries and blueberries throughout the summer. Already picked berries, honey, tomatoes and other goods are also available for purchase.
Hunt’s Hillside LLC | 27867 66thAvenue, Lawton | Facebook
Hunt’s Hillside LLC is a family-owned and operated farm that offers U-Pick and Pre-picked red raspberriesbeginning late July/early August. Call 269-366-6264 for updated information.
Cherries, Peaches and Other Fruit
Big Dan’s U-Pick em’ | 65980 66thAvenue, Hartford | Facebook
Big Dan’s is located on the family farm and they open in July. They offer U-pick peaches starting in late July through Augustdepending on availability. There is an indoor market offering a variety of product, an indoor restroom, and plenty of parking.
Fruit Acres Farm Market & U-pick | 3452 Friday Road, Coloma | Facebook
Fruit Acres Farm is a 230-acre family-owned farm just minutes from Lake Michigan in Coloma. They offer U-pick black sweet cherries in late June and U-pick peaches beginning in August. They also grow sweet cherries, sour pie cherries, plums, apricots, apples and peaches available in their market.
Fruit Acres Farm Market has a picnic area with playground so the family can enjoy the entire day at the farm.
Overhiser Orchards | 6405 109th Avenue, South Haven | Facebook
Take the family on a drive and visit Overhiser Orchards, located just north of South Haven. They offer picked and U-pick sweet and sour cherries, peaches, plums, pears, and apples.
The Orchard has a smallanimal barn petting zoo area, hayrides, and donuts. The U-pick season starts with Sweet and Tart Cherries in early July, followed by peaches and blueberries (August). Later in the season your family will enjoy picking pears and plums (early September) and Apples (mid-Sep-Oct).