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Southeast Michigan U-Pick Farms – 2021

It is summer and the perfect time to go out and pick your own fruits and vegetables. We have gathered information about all the metro Detroit u-pick farms. Our handy guide will help you find the answer to your question: Where can I find a u-pick farm near me?

Metro Detroit U-Pick Farms

Fruits and Veggies by Season
Macomb County
Oakland County
Wayne County
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Fruits and Veggies by Season

Michigan fruit and vegetable farms usually start in May and some run until November. Summer berries are typically available from June through September. The best time to pick raspberries is from July until October. While the strawberry season is in June. Blueberries are generally available from the end of July until the end of August. And finally, blackberry season is from early June until the end of July.

There is nothing like a fresh tomato on your salad or sandwich. They are typically available throughout August and September. And even though watermelon is thought to be a summer crop, they don’t come ripe until August in Michigan.

Typical fall fruits and veggies Apples can be available as early as August and continues until October. If you are looking for pumpkins, then you will be able to find them in September through October. Sweet Corn is usually in season from early August until late September.

Macomb County U-Pick Farms

U-Pick Farms in Armada

Blake Farms
http://www.blakefarms.com/
17985 Armada Center Road, Armada
586-784-5343
Blake’s Farms has enough to do to fill an entire day. Along with a hay ride into the U-Pick apple orchard, Blakes also offers a fun land, a farm store and bakery, and a tasting room. Kids of all ages will love the Funland, which is dozens of activities spread out over acres of land. A petting zoo, along with animal feed for purchase, a giant blob trampoline, carnival-type attractions such as a black hole space tunnel, along with haunted houses and hayrides in autumn are only a few. Blake’s also offers a tasting room, which is a full, family friendly restaurant featuring brewed on-site craft hard ciders and beers.

Blake’s Big Apple
www.blakefarms.com
71485 North Ave., Armada
586-784-9710
Blake’s Big Apple opens in June, kicking off with their U-Pick strawberry farm. In the fall, they take Halloween seriously, with a Zombie Paintball Experience, and a three story haunted barn. During the day, visitors can visit their store for traditional cider, donuts, caramel apples, fudge, and more.

Romeo U-Pick Farms

Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill
http://www.stonycreekorchard.com/
2961 W. 32 Mile, Romeo
586-752-2453
Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill has created an experience for visitors that feels like a trip back in time to a quaint farm, instead of a modern cider mill. In addition to antique farm equipment set out on the property that are perfect for picture taking, Stony Creek’s Salesroom carries cider, donuts, relishes, fruit butters, sauces, and more.

Hy’s Cider Mill
www.hyscidermill.com
6350 37 Mile Road, Romeo
810-798-3611
Hy’s Cider Mill opened in the early 1900’s, and has been run by the same family since its inception. Along with 13 apple varieties in its orchard, Hy’s also has a farm store where their apples can be bought by the bushel, and cider and donuts can be enjoyed before or after apple picking.

U-Pick Farms in Washington Township

Miller’s Big Red Greenhouses and Cider Mill
http://www.millers-bigred.com/
4900 32 Mile Road, Washington Township
(586) 752-7888
Miller’s Big Red has the distinction of being the oldest orchard in Michigan, with U-Pick apples, strawberries, pumpkins, and raspberries. A corn maze, pony rides, a rock wall, petting zoo, in addition to a traditional cider mill round out the fun.

Verellen Orchards
http://www.verellenorchards.com/
63260 Van Dyke Road, Washington Township
586-752-2989
Currently Verellen Orchards is not currently operating apple orchards, but they do stand out as a provider of U-Pick strawberries and cherries.

Westview Orchards
http://www.westvieworchards.com/
65075 Van Dyke, Washington Township
(586) 752-3123
Alongside U-Pick apples, strawberries, raspberries, cherries, vegetables, and pumpkins, Westview also boasts 3 stunning sunflower fields. Visitors are able to take photographs, purchase, or take a yoga class amongst the flowers. The Loft Barn Winery is a beautiful wine bar perfect for relaxing or events.

Oakland County You Pick Fruit & Vegetable Farms

Commerce Township Farm

Long Family Orchard, Farm and Cider Mill
http://www.longsorchard.com/1/151/index.asp
1540 East Commerce Rd, Commerce
248-360-3774
Not just an apple orchard, Long’s also offers asparagus, peas, sweet corn, assorted garden vegetables, and pumpkins. Families will love their Fun Zone, which features jumping pillows, a corn maze, goat farm, straw tunnel, several play structures, and more.

Organic U-Pick Farm in Leonard

Beckwith’s Berries & Blooms – ORGANIC
https://berrywerks.com/farms/101650
2230 Rochester Road, Leonard, MI 48367
248-628-7123

Ortonville U-Pick Berry Farm

Middleton Berry Farm
http://www.middletonberryfarm.com/
4790 Oakwood Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462
(248) 831-1004
This farm is as much environmental conservancy as it is a U-Pick locale. Situated on 40 acres, only 5 are cultivated, with the rest left natural and protected. Visitors can harvest strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, pumpkins and flowers. This farm is cash only.

U-Pick Fruit and Vegetable in South Lyon

Erwin Orchards and Cider Mill
http://erwinorchards.com/wordpress/
61475 Silver Lake Road, South Lyon
248-437-0150
Erwin Orchards offers seasonal u-pick asparagus, sweet cherries, red & yellow raspberries, apples and also pumpkins. In addition, Erwin’s offers a corn maze, wagon rides, petting zoo, and fun attractions such as paintball and a sunflower garden.

Wayne County U-Pick Farms

U-Pick Farm in Detroit

Core Orchards Detroit 
https://www.coreorchards.com/
2610 Lenox Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 824-4400
Core Orchards is an 11 acre orchard on the east side of Detroit. With a mission to supply fresh fruit to its surrounding neighborhoods, visiting Core Orchards is both a fun day and an opportunity to give back.

U-Pick Blueberry Farm in Huron Township

Blueville Acres Blueberry Farm
https://www.facebook.com/bluevilleacres/
38093 Judd Road, Huron Township, MI 48111
313-427-3243
Blueville Acres is a no frills, straight to the point endeavor focusing on their expertise – top notch, always organic, blueberries.

U-Pick Farm in New Boston

Apple Charlie’s Orchards
https://www.michigan.org/property/apple-charlie-s-orchard-cider-mill
38035 S Huron Rd, New Boston, MI 48164
(734) 753-9380
Apple Charlie’s is a great option for small kids as their orchard is comprised of dwarf trees, along with hay rides, a pond, animals, and a large assortment of apple and cider related treats.

U-Pick Farm in Northville

Obstbaum Orchards 
http://www.obstbaum.com/
9252 Currie Rd, Northville, MI 48167
(734) 560-2840
For those who prefer a smaller, less crowded experience, Obstbaum Orchards fits the bill. Along with apples, Obstbaum offers crafts, pumpkins, cider, donuts, and a picnic area perfect for a long, relaxed visit.

U-Pick Farm in Romulus

Bird’s Big Punk’ns 
16750 Hannan, Romulus, MI 48174
734-941-1037
As the name suggests, this farm is serious about pumpkins. U-Pick raspberries are available as well, along with corn stalks, baled hay, and other fall decorative pieces for purchase.

If you are looking for U-Pick Farms in West Michigan, then check out this amazing guide from Grand Rapids Kids.
https://grkids.com/u-pick-fruit-guide/

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