Where you can pick your own berries this summer

Baystateparent Magazine
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It’s berry season! Berry picking with the kids is a summertime rite of passage. Be sure to check ahead before you head out on your adventure as crop availability is ever-changing. 

Carlson Orchards

Harvard

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PYO blueberries and raspberries at this family farm, which also features a frog pond, retail store and the Cider Barn Tap Room with house-made hard ciders. 

Carver Hill Orchard

Stow

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PYO season starts in July and runs through October. In the summer you’ll find blueberries, peaches, raspberries, cherries, and assorted vegetables. 

Clearview Farm

Sterling

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PYO strawberries, blueberries, peaches and raspberries at this farm set atop Kendall Hill, with a clear view of Mount Wachusett. 

Cordelia's Farm

Berlin

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Formerly Indian Head Farm, open daily and offering PYO strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and cut-your-own flowers.

Derrick Farm

Oakham

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Bring a chair if you’d like to sit and pick at this family-owned blueberry farm. Typically opens mid-July, call for opening day info and hours.

Doe Orchards

Harvard

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PYO blueberries and raspberries or enjoy a selection of peaches, picked for you, and for sale at the stand.

Douglas Orchard & Farm

Douglas

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PYO blueberries starting in mid July. The farm grounds are open to walk around and get a sighting of their chickens and ducks, or enjoy live music (additional fee) on Saturday evenings this summer.

Elm Shade

Ashby

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Find four varieties of PYO blueberries on over 700 bushes. Typically open Friday through Sunday, check ahead for season opening and hours.

George Hill Orchards

Lancaster

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Offering PYO blueberries, peaches, and raspberries in the summer. Check their Facebook page for details.

Gianetti’s U-Pick Blueberries

Franklin

franklinblueberries.com

Five varieties of high-bush blueberries make for easy picking. Follow their Facebook page for updates.

Hanson Farms

Framingham

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Summer PYO offerings include flowers, blueberries and blackberries. Visit farm animals including chickens, horses, turkey, and sheep. Farm stand on-site.

Hollis Hills Farm

Fitchburg

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This farm hosts live music, corn hole tournaments and has an ice cream and retail store. In the summer, you can pick your own flowers, strawberries, raspberries, peaches, blueberries and blackberries. 

Howe’s Farm & Garden

New Braintree

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This expansive farm boasts over 10 acres of PYO berries. 

Kidstopia Blueberry Farm 

Sherborn

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This family-owned organic blueberry farm with fun play areas for the kids. 

Lanni Orchards

Lunenburg

lanniorchard.com

Summertime PYO offerings include raspberries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines, grapes, pears, and concord grapes.

Meadowbrook Orchards

Sterling

meadowbrookorchards.com

A farm store, bakery, and restaurant with PYO blueberries and raspberries. 

Nourse Farm

Westborough

noursefarm.com

Offering PYO strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, plus a self-guided hiking trail, which passes by barns, a pond and Nourse Brook.

Odd Pine Farm

Ashburnham

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This 5-acre blueberry farm will host its opening day on Thursday, July 28 and an opening weekend Farmer’s Market July 28-30. 

Parlee Farms

Tyngsboro

parleefarms.com

Country kitchen, animals, and PYO strawberries, blueberries, cherries, peaches and flowers.

Red Apple Farm

Phillipston

redapplefarm.com

This farm has a Brew Barn and Cidery with nightly live music, along with PYO raspberries, blueberries, peaches, sunflowers and even "dig your own" potatoes. Check out the Blueberry Jamboree July 16-17. 

Russell Orchards

Ipswich

russellorchards.com

A bakery, farm store, winery, and farm animals along with PYO strawberries, cherries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries.

Sawyer’s Farm

Hubbardston

sawyersfarm.org

Enjoy nine acres of PYO blueberry bushes.

Sunburst Blueberry Farm

N. Uxbridge

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Over 1,000 bushes at this PYO blueberry farm, surrounded by open fields with horses grazing in pastures and paddocks.