U-Pick Blueberries: 6 Places For The Best Delicious Blueberry Picking MI

Looking for something fun to do with the kids in the summer?

Blueberry picking is a great way to make memories that can be treasured for a lifetime with those you love and can even be a more sustainable way to purchase your fruit. 

U-Pick Blueberries: 6 Places For The Best Delicious Blueberry Picking MI

Michigan is home to some of the best places for blueberry picking (see also: Best Blueberry Picking CT (10 Places You Should Visit))and we have them all below. Get summer started the right way by strolling through the blueberry orchards and visiting a local farm to enjoy the summer sun. 

Below are 6 of the best places for blueberry picking (see also: 8 Places For The Best Blueberry Picking Minnesota)in Michigan (see also: Peach Picking: 6 Best Places For Delicious Peach Picking In Michigan). Let’s get started!

1. Reenders Blueberry Farms

Since 1956, Reenders Blueberry Farms has been a family-run business. There are 800 acres of blueberry plants for you to explore, with 12 different species of blueberries.

The blueberry season begins in July and doesn’t end until September making them great for a summer snack! Reenders Blueberry Farms invites everyone to come to join in on the fun at their farm with just a few simple rules. 

1. As locations can change daily, please check with a Reenders Blueberry Farms staff before your U-Pick visit.

2. Choose the buckets that are given because our scales are calibrated for weight.

3. Take all buckets to the internal weigh station where a farm worker will weigh and package them.

4. They’ll give you boxes or other containers to transport your berries home in.

5. Any fruit that a farm worker points out to you in their fields is suitable for consumption.

2. Crossroads Blueberry Farm

A dozen different kinds of Michigan blueberries are harvested at Crossroads Blueberry Farm, and each variety is ripe for picking at a different point in the growing season.

The period of time runs from July to September (the Michigan blueberry season can vary depending on the weather).

Crossroads Blueberry Farm uses both hand-picking and machine-picking techniques to ensure the harvest is completed before the season comes to an end.

Otherwise, people may lose out on trying some of their delicious produce. 

When you visit Crossroads be sure to listen to the instructions as only a few select varieties of blueberries are available for hand-picking!

3. Stovers Farm Market & U Pic

Stovers Farm begin over 30 years ago with the goal of providing its customers with fresh, delicious produce.  They work to ensure that you know the difference between picking fresh produce and buying it at the store. 

When you are at Stover Farm you can relax and really enjoy the experience of picking your own blueberries. 

Don’t forget to pick up some products at their market where they have many great goods on offer. You can also order products online and pick them up at one of their various locations! Perfect if you are ever short on time. 

If you pop along to Stovers Farm in July you may even get the opportunity to pick some fresh peaches!

4. Hazen’s Blueberry Farm

Hazens Blueberry Farm has been in operation since the 1950s. Arthur Hazen bought the land in 1950 and spent endless summers working to turn it into what it is today. 

Hazen’s Farm is a great place for some blueberry and raspberry picking. You are welcome to bring your own container for collection or purchase one of the trays for $1!

However, if you don’t feel like picking your own blueberries today you can also pick up some pre-picked blueberries!

You cannot visit Hazen’s Farm and not try their homemade ice cream and sweets.  They use the fruit they grow on the farm to create some delicious treats that you have to try! 

5. Jazz Blueberry Farm And Flowers

You can harvest your own blueberries at Jazz Blueberry Farm while taking advantage of the farm’s tranquil, family-friendly ambiance. You may either bring your own container or use one of their buckets or bag liners to take your blueberries home. 

With just a day’s notice, you may also pre-order fresh blueberries from the farm.

You can also choose your own flowers, such as wildflowers, sunflowers, irises, zinnias, gladioli, crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths, and alliums.

The Jazz Blueberry Farm is one of the best places to spend a summer’s day in Michigan. 

6. Palmer Blueberry Farm

Located in Whitehall, Michigan, Palmer Blueberry Farm is a real treasure. They are a family-operated farm that is home to some of the most delicious blueberries in Michigan. 

The farm is open through July and August for you to come along and pick your own blueberries. With no booking required, you can just show up in the morning and expect a great day and fresh, tasty blueberries. 

Palmer Farm prides itself on never using pesticides on their farms so everything you pick is coming from a clean, safe environment. However, it is highly recommended to give the product a wash before eating. 

Final Thoughts 

Finding somewhere to pick your own blueberries straight from the plant is easy to do in Michigan.

With plenty of farms opening their doors for you to check out their produce, you can easily spend the day in the sun and collect some delicious fruit. 

Above are 6 of the best places where you can pick your own blueberries in Michigan. With each farm rich in its own history, they are ready to share its produce with you and educate you on its story. 

Delicious, easy, and perfect for supporting the local community!

Amelia Haslehurt
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