Where to pick your own berries this season

Baystateparent Magazine
Farms all across the state offer the chance to pick your own berries this season.

Berry season is here! Check out these area farms that offer the chance to pick your own fruit. Check the website or call ahead before visiting, as crop availability is ever-changing and some farms require reservations.

Carlson Orchards

115 Oak Hill Rd., Harvard

carlsonorchards.com

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

101 Brookside Ave., Stow

carverhillorchard.com

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

Clearview Farm

4 Kendall Hill Rd., Sterling

clearviewfarmstand.com

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

Derrick Farm

301 Sanders Rd., Oakham

facebook.com/derrickblueberries

Chairs are provided 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

327 Ayer Rd., Harvard

doeorchards.com

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

Douglas Orchard & Farm

36 Locust St., Douglas

douglasorchardandfarm.com

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

1300 Richardson Rd., Ashby

facebook.com/blueberriesfromelmshadeenterprises

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

582 George Hill Rd., Lancaster

yourfavoritefarm.com

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

Gianetti’s U-Pick Blueberries

557 Union St., Franklin

franklinblueberries.com

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

Hanson Farms

20 Nixon Rd., Framingham

hansonfarms.50webs.com

Summer PYO offerings include flowers, blueberries and blackberries. Call ahead for hours.

Hollis Hills Farm

30 Marshall Rd., Fitchburg

hollishillsfarm.com

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

225 Hardwick Rd., New Braintree

facebook.com/howesfarmandgardenllc

This expansive farm boasts over 10 acres of PYO berries. 

Cordelia's Farm

232 Pleasant St., Berlin

cordeliasfarm.com

Formally Indian Head Farm, open daily and offering PYO strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and flowers.

Lanni Orchards

294 Chase Rd., Lunenburg

lanniorchard.com

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

Meadowbrook Orchards

209 Chace Hill Rd., Sterling

meadowbrookorchards.com

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

Nourse Farm

70 Nourse St., 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

122 Ferin Rd., Ashburnham

oddpinefarmblueberries.com

This 5-acre blueberry farm will host its opening day on Thursday, July 29. 

Parlee Farms

95 Farwell Rd., Tyngsboro

parleefarms.com

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

Red Apple Farm

455 Highland Ave., 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. 

Russell Orchards

143 Argilla Rd., Ipswich

russellorchards.com

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

Sawyer’s Farm

38 Root Rd., Hubbardston

sawyersfarm.org

Enjoy nine acres of PYO blueberry bushes.

Sunburst Blueberry Farm

44 Rawson St., N. Uxbridge

sunburstblueberryfarm.com

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

Tougas Family Farm

234 Ball St., Northborough

tougasfamilyfarm.com

Strawberries, cherries, blueberries, peaches and blackberries are the summer PYO offerings. Also there is a playground, animal petting zoo, and farm store.