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Blueberry U-Pick Orchards in Northeast Texas in 2024, by county

Below are the U-Pick orchards and farms for blueberries that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have blueberries orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!

PLEASE report closed farms, broken links and incorrect info using the "Report Corrections" form below.

Anderson County

  • Lake Creek Blueberry Farm - No pesticides are used, blueberries, restrooms
    1471 W 321, Montalba, TX 75853. Phone: (903) 386-8200. Email: lakecreekblueberries@gmail.com. Open: Monday thru Saturday, from 7 am to 3 pm. Directions: 10 miles North of Palestine Texas. highway 19 towards Athens Texas to Montalba Texas. The flashing light in Montalba is FM 321. Take FM 321 west, the farm is 1 mile from the Montalba post office and noted with a large blueberry sign. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, checks, credit / debit cards. Lake Creek Blueberry Farm Alternate Phone: (281) 468-6545. . June 1 to August 1. We do not use pesticides on the crops. In 2021, U-Pick price per gallon is $14/gal and Pre-picked price per gallon is $20/gal. Buckets and bags are provided. Please wear closed toed shoes. (UPDATED: July 10, 2018) (ADDED: June 05, 2015)

Angelina County

  • Ridgeview Farms - Apples, blackberries, blueberries, peaches, and prepicked produce
    5471 State Hwy 7 West, Pollok, TX 75969. Phone: 936-853-3286. Open: Their website is gone; Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open? If so, please write me, their last reported hours were Wednesday to Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 noon to 5 pm. Directions: Hwy 7 at 103 1 mile, Farm on right or Hwy 7 at Hwy 69 go 5 miles, Farm on left . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Ridgeview Farms Fax: 281-852-2912. Email us via our form: Mailform. Click here for a map to our farm. Crops are usually available in May, June, July, August.

Camp County

  • Efurd Peach Orchard - blackberries, blueberries, strawberries
    40004 Hwy 271 S., Pittsburg, TX 75686. Phone: (866) 770-7936. Email: info@efurdorchards.com. Open: 7 Days a Week, from 8 am to 5 pm. Directions: On U.S. Highway 271, three miles south of Pittsburg, first shed on left. Prepicked - Peaches, Onions, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Beans, Corn, Plums, Nectarines, Melons, Cantaloupes, Squash, Cucumbers, Peas. They also have a pecan cracker that they only charge .25 per pound to use. Conveniently located just 3 miles south of Pittsburg on Highway 271. Our famous peaches are in season from mid-May to September. Our pumpkins are available in the fall and we close after pumpkin season is over. Step back in time and taste premium-quality,fresh produce the way it was meant to be enjoyed. . Click here for a map and directions.
    Efurd Peach Orchard Facebook page. . Alternate phone: 903-856-2253. Alternate phone: 903-856-3970. .

Cass County

  • Henderson Blueberry Farm - No pesticides are used, blueberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties and hand wash station are available
    13986 Texas Highway 155, Avinger, TX 75630. Phone: 903-235-8061. Email: rlhenderson175@aol.com. Open: Monday through Saturday from 7 am to 12 pm, Early June to Middle July. Directions: From Jefferson take Highway 49 West 14 miles to Avinger. Turn Left \(South\) onto Highway 155. Go one mile. Farm is on the right next to Avinger Farm & Ranch Store. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Henderson Blueberry Farm . From Jefferson take Highway 49 West 14 miles to Avinger. Turn Left (South) onto Highway 155. Go one mile. Farm is on the right next to Avinger Farm & Ranch Store. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Please call ahead for picking dates and times as conditions and schedules may change. (UPDATED: June 14, 2022)

Franklin County

  • Cypress Springs Tree and Berry Farm - Blueberries, Blackberries
    506 CR 4345 SE, Scroggins, TX . Phone: 903-860-2588. Email: richnjan@peoplescom.net. Open: Thursday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 1 p. Directions: From Dallas, I-30 east to Mt. Vernon, SH 37 south one mile, FM 21 east three quarters of a mile, FM 115 south approximately 8 miles to SE 4350 follow signs. In Winnsboro, from SH 37 and SH 11 intersection to FM 1448, NE 6 miles, left on SE 4340, right on SE 4345 follow signs. Crop availability: blueberries June-July; . Click here for a map and directions. Cypress Springs Tree and Berry Farm. . m. to 5 p.m.; Monday to Wednesday by appointment. Christmas Trees from Thanksgiving-Christmas Eve.

Henderson County

  • Blueberry Basket - Blueberries, Plums, Blackberries, Peaches (occasionally)
    12462 FM 2588, LaRue, TX . Phone: 903-677-3448. Directions: Located on the right side of the road. Click here for a map and directions. . Take Highway 175 to LaRue, turn right on paved FM 2588 and go three miles. Farm .
  • Echo Springs Blueberry Farm - blackberries, blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    7235 Fm 607, Brownsboro, TX 75778. Phone: (903) 852-5277. Email: info@texasblueberrys.com. Open: May 27 to July 31 from 7 am to 4:30 pm, 7 days a week. Directions: 4.5 miles south of Highway 31. We are located on FM 607N, between Brownsboro and Murchison, Texas. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
    Echo Springs Blueberry Farm Facebook page. . Alternate Phone: 903-681-9151. . pyllistx@hotmail.com. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Blueberries May 27 to July 31 Blackberries June 1 to July 10. Has 70 acres of Blueberries and 12 acres of Blackberries. We do not spray our berries so you can feel comfortable to put some in your mouth while you are picking. Picking is a fun, enjoyable activity for the whole family. (UPDATED: April 14, 2018).
  • Sun-Tex Blueberries - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, blueberries, and prepicked produce, restrooms
    19780 CR 3404, Chandler, TX 75758. Phone: 903-849-5174. Open: Sunday thru Thursday, 7am to 7:30pm, Friday, 7am to 5pm Closed Saturdays We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Directions: hwy 31, Chandler, Route on CR 315 to Cr 317, Route to CR 3408, Route to CR 3404, Lt. to 19780 \(4th place on the Left. Sign on mailbox post-. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . hwy 31, Chandler, Route on CR 315 to Cr 317, Route to CR 3408, Route to CR 3404, Lt. to 19780 (4th place on the Left. Sign on mailbox post-

Morris County

  • The Greer Farm - blackberries, blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties are available, picnic area, picnic area you may bring your own food
    1444 County Road 1125, Daingerfield, TX 75638. Phone: 903-645-3232. Email: info@greerfarm.com. Open: During berry season June - mid - August. Directions: We are on google maps: search Greer Farm Daingerfield or . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover.
    The Greer Farm Facebook page. . Alternate Phone: 903-452-9738. Fax: 903-645-7752. . During berry season (June - mid - August). seven days a week from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm . Blackberries: Late May to mid-July Blueberries: Early June to mid-August. We offer Farm to fork Cooking Classes using farm products and private dining in 1850's farm house. Berries are best picked before the day gets too hot; Before noon or very late in the afternoon. We also have grass-fed beef from all natural herd of French full-blood Maine-Anjou cattle available by the split quarter. See our web site for details. We have farm fresh eggs from free range chickens most of the year. During the summer, we have often have farm fresh vegetables. We practice sustainable agriculture techniques and hope to be organically certified soon. If you want a farm experience, we have a loft apartment with queen bed up and futon full bed down, and kitchenette. In 2014, we planted an additional 1,300 blackberry plants. An additional 1,500 were planted in 2015. Cooking Classes, Private dining, Farm Stay, Rental Lakeside Log Cabins, Grass Fed Beef and lamb, pasture raised chicken and pork, pick-your-own Blueberries & Blackberries in June. utilizes sustainable agriculture techniques We raise Maine-Anjou fullblood cattle We offer free range eggs, grass fed beef and lamb, pasture raised chicken and pork sold by the portion at the farm We also sell beef by the split quarter in bulk cut and packaged to your specification and pork by the half. We also four lakeside log cabins and a loft for rental, offer private dining for groups of 8-10 or more by reservation, make homemade jam, sauces and syrup, and Chef Eva teaches her famous Farm to Fork cooking classes on a scheduled or private basis.We have our all natural beef (nothing artificial added ever) by the frozen portions at the farm, Historic Longview Farmer's Market and occasional delivery to Dallas every 3 weeks. We also have our all natural chicken, lamb and pork too. We also sell our beef by the split quarter, half a steer or whole steer. Price has been the same for years unchanged..$5.50/pound hanging weight plus processing. a whole steer hangs at 450-550 pounds more or less. Contact us for more information. Every steer is different due to live weight and how you have it cut, but for large steer you get approximately 24 roasts, 28 t-bone steaks, 10 sirloin steaks, 28 rib eye steaks, 8 filet tenderloin (small), 12 round steak, short ribs, flank and skirt, stew, kabob and fajita meat, brisket and maybe 150 pounds of ground beef. (UPDATED: May 24, 2016)

Nacogdoches County

  • Adonai Retreat Center Blueberries - blueberries
    FM 898, Nacodoches, TX . Phone: 936-326-9475. Click here for a map and directions. . Take 259 North to TX-204, turn left on 204. Approx. 17 miles down turn left on FM 1648. Go to FM 898 and turn right. Approx. 1.5 miles down turn right to the Adonai Retreat Center.
  • Birdwell's Blueberry Busy - blueberries
    983 Shady Acres, Nacodoches, TX . Phone: 936-564-5625. Click here for a map and directions. . From Nacogdoches High School, go North on Appleby Sand Road. Go four and one half miles to Appleby City Limits sign, take the next street to the left which is Shady Acres. Go to the end of the street (about one mile). Take the left driveway # 983. The are on the right side of the driveway, by the pond.
  • Blueberry Farms - blueberries
    451 CR 2052, Nacodoches, TX 75964. Phone: 936-559-9157. Click here for a map and directions. . Go northeast on FM 1878 3 miles past Loop 224. Turn left into Carrizo Creek Estates. Take the first street to the left. Turn in to the 3rd driveway on the left at 451. 7.2 Miles From 224 Loop On Fm 225 To Fm 752 right, Nacogdoches. We sell plants.
  • Stoneybrook Farm - blackberries, blueberries, figs, flowers, melons, nectarines, peaches, plums, U-pick and already picked, farm market
    6427 South Farm Road 225, Nacogdoches, TX 75964. Phone: 936 569 4859. Email: stoneybrookfrm@sbcglobal.net. Open: Tuesday to Saturday, from 9am to 6pm; Always call before coming out. Directions: From West Loop 224 Take farm to market road 225 west toward lake Nacogdoches for 3.1 miles, look for old green and white Sinclair gas station sign on the left hand side of the road. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . Alternate Phone: 936 569 8292. Fax: 936 569 8292. . Plums in late May peaches first of June to late July. We also sell blueberry and blackberry plants. Every Saturday morning we sell at the Nacogdoches Farmers Market from 7 am to 12 noon or later.
  • The Blueberry Place - No pesticides are used, blueberries, picnic area you may bring your own food
    451 County Road 2052, Nacogdoches, TX 75965. Phone: 936-559-9157. Email: sherrie@theblueberryplace.net. Open: 7 am to 7 pm, 7 days a week until picked out. Directions: From Nacogdoches Loop 224 take FM1878 north for 3 miles; turn into Carrizo Creek Estates via CR2051. First left on CR2052; farm 3rd mailbox down on left. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . . We do not use pesticides on the crops. he Blueberry Place is a small 10 acre farm with two acres dedicated to three different varieties of blueberries (about 1150 plants): Tifblue, Climax and Bluebell. The first variety begins to ripen in late May, and can usually be picked through June. This variety produces large, sweet berries. The other two varieties begin to ripen in mid June, and can usually be picked from June until mid July. These varieties also produce sweet berries, however, the berries don't seem to be quite as large as the first variety. If you catch the season just right with the later varieties, most of the berries on the bush are ripe at the same time, and you can pick many pounds of berries in just a few minutes. Since no pesticides of any kind are used, the berries can be eaten right off the bush (and you can eat all you want while you pick). The berries can almost be classified as organic. The only commercial product that is used on the berries is a fertilizer that is mixed with water and distributed through the irrigation system. We supply everything you need to pick pounds of blueberries (buckets, bags and harness to hold your bucket, so you can be a two handed picker!). (UPDATED: June 14, 2016, JBS)
    Comments from a visitor on June 23, 2012: "We love this farm! It's quiet, peaceful, and well-maintained. Going out to the farm to pick has become a family tradition we look forward to every year. It's a summer highlight for our grandchildren. has blueberries. The owners provide buckets, liner bags, and harnesses for children and adults so you can pick with two hands! There is a sheltered area where you pick up your buckets and then come back to weigh your blueberries on a scale. You then pay, using the honor system, by leaving your money in a basket on a shelf! There's even a change box, if you don't have the correct amount! They also have blueberry jam and jelly and homemade recipe books for sale. participates in the annual Blueberry Festival in Nacogdoches in May with shuttle buses transporting pickers from downtown to the farm throughout the day."

Panola County

  • Alexander Blueberry Farms - blueberries, U-pick and already picked, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    194 County Road 3221, Deberry, TX 75639. Phone: 903-622-4476. Email: alexanderfarms3@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 8 am to 3 pm. Directions: From Carthage: Take US-79North and go 6.9 miles. Turn right on FM-123 and go 9.1 miles. Turn right on CR-322 and go .91 miles. Turn left on CR-3221 and follow signs. From Marshall: Take FM-31South and go 21.4 miles. Turn left on FM-123 and go 5.9 miles. Turn right on CR-322 and go .9 miles. Turn left on CR-3221 and follow signs. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . Alternate Phone: 318-609-3960. . Typically June 1 to July 15. We offer blueberry products for purchase such as cookbooks, jams, jellies, syrup, blueberry juice, blueberry cider, homemade blueberry lemonade and others. We offer a discount package for church groups and daycare groups. We are the largest blueberry farm in Texas. Our Texas location is open starting around the first of June until the end of July. The public is welcome to come by and purchase fresh blueberries. Please check back closer to harvest for days and times. We will post pertinent information in the recent news. At our Texas Farm we offer YOU-PICK or pre-picked, concessions, blueberry products for sale, and group tours. Visitors can enjoy a cup of cold homemade blueberry lemonade or blueberry sweet tea. We offer a variety of blueberry products for purchase as well. We have a shaded picnic area to sit and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Clean restrooms are also available for your convenience. Church groups and daycare groups are always welcome and we offer a reasonably priced package deal for groups of children. Blueberry plants don't offer any shade from the hot summer sun, so bring sunscreen, umbrellas, or caps for the little ones. For those choosing to purchase our PRE-PICKED BERRIES, we offer pint-size containers and/or flats. All pre-picked berries are fresh and have been graded.
  • Panola Orchard and Gardens - strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    1413 FM 1186, De Berry, TX 75639. Phone: 903-263-8703. Email: panolaorchard@yahoo.com. Open: March through Fall; Tuesday-Saturday 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm; Closed on Mondays. Directions: From Shreveport: I-20 West, take exit 3 \(Highway 79 South\). Turn left onto Highway 79 South. Travel about 20 miles. Take a right onto FM 1186. Our farm is 2 12 miles down FM 1186 on the left. From Dallas: I-20 East to Exit 6 \(US-59 South\). Turn right onto US-59 South. Go 7 miles, and turn left onto FM 1186. Go 7 miles, then turn left onto FM 1186 by Walnut Springs Baptist Church. Stay on this road for 3 miles, and turn right again onto FM 1186. Our farm is 12 mile on the right. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.
    Panola Orchard and Gardens Facebook page. . Alternate Phone: 903-458-1017. . . From Shreveport: I-20 West, take exit 3 (Highway 79 South). Turn left onto Highway 79 South. Travel about 20 miles. Take a right onto FM 1186. Our farm is 2 1/2 miles down FM 1186 on the left. From Dallas: I-20 East to Exit 6 (US-59 South). Turn right onto US-59 South. Go 7 miles, and turn left onto FM 1186. Go 7 miles, then turn left onto FM 1186 by Walnut Springs Baptist Church. Stay on this road for 3 miles, and turn right again onto FM 1186. Our farm is 1/2 mile on the right. Typical harvest dates June 1 until end of July. Click here for our Facebook page. lavender products. We proudly offer you excellent quality, delicious strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, plums, and a variety of vegetables. All of us know that fruits and vegetables are very good for us, but berries are a SUPERSTAR fruit and have the greatest ability to fight diseases in humans. Our farm consists of U-Pick blueberry, blackberry and strawberry fields where you can pick your own berries. Or, you can choose the We-Pick option, and we will pick the berries for you. Each year we add something new and exciting for our customers, and we work diligently to make a variety of products. Our farm store is filled with a variety of farm made lavender products, soaps, jams, preserves, relishes, salsa, and more! Come enjoy an outing of picking berries, then relax in our clean, air conditioned facilities. Our homemade ice cream is sure to please!

Rains County

  • Alford Family Farm - Uses natural growing practices, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, muscadine grapes, pecans, flowers, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, porta-potties are available, picnic area, farm animals
    199 Private Road 6181, Emory, TX 75440. Phone: 903-474-7629. Email: patty.alford@alfordfamilyfarm.com. Open: April and May; Thursday thru Mondays, 10am to 5pm and in June and July on Wednesday thru Monday from 8 am to 2 pm, Blueberries and Blackberries normally star picking late May and go until early July depending on weather; Please visit our Facebook page or our web site for current information . Directions: Go south on 19 from the intersection of 69 and 19 take immediately turn left on 3274 w Willow springs road go two miles take left on 2180 this is a small oil top road go one half mile take first left on 2181 you will see farm on the right in one half mile. Blue berries and blackberries late May to early July check face book for updates . We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
    Alford Family Farm Facebook page. . . . Once you get to 19 there will be signs with our easy pickins logo. Our U-Pick blueberry and blackberry orchards were the first crops we established and remains the highlight of our farm, with close to 4,000 blueberry and blackberry bushes that produce from May to July. We enjoy having you and your family out to experience the process of harvesting your own food while also enjoying the farm life going on around you..you will see our Belted Galloway cows grazing in the pastures, the hogs wallowing in the mud ponds, our free range chickens and guineas patrolling the grounds while our exotic chickens and pheasants look on in the safety of their spacious enclosures. In March of 2020 we offered a strawberry U-Pick which proved to be so popular we increased our crop to 10,000 plants.The ONLY pyo crops offered are strawberries, iris, blueberries, blackberries, muscadine grapes, pecans. (UPDATED: May 12, 2022)

Red River County

  • Kiomatia Blueberry Farm - blueberries,
    16602 FM 410, Detroit, TX 75436. Phone: (903) 674-2163. Email: blueberries@kiomatiablueberryfarm.com. Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 8 am to 1 pm. Directions: Kiomatia Blueberry Farm is located 6.3 miles north of Woodland, Texas at 16602 FM 410 . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Kiomatia Blueberry Farm . click here for picking updates. Crops are usually available in June, July. (UPDATED: July 01, 2019)

Shelby County

  • Blueberry Crossing - Blueberries, Blackberries, Muscadine Grapes, Figs
    997 Hwy 59 N, Timpson, TX . Phone: 936-254-3417. Open: Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm. Directions: One mile NE of Timpson, 947 Highway 59 North. . Click here for a map and directions.

Smith County

  • Barron's Blueberries - blueberries, and prepicked produce
    16478 County Road 431, Lindale, TX 75771. Phone: (903) 312-8538. Email: barronsblueberries@hotmail.com. Open: dawn to dusk everyday. Directions: Take Jim Hogg exit off of I20 and head North 3 12 miles. Turn right at Blue sign and follow signs for 34 mile to field. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . Fax: 903-882-6711. . Take Jim Hogg exit off of I20 and head North 3 1/2 miles. Turn right at Blue sign and follow signs for 3/4 mile to field. Crops are usually available in June, July. Field planted in 1982. You pick or we pick. is a family owned and operated blueberry farm since 1982. We are a small farm that has tried to keep it simple and fun for families in the East Texas area. You are welcome to come pick anytime before dark on any day. We can not always be there but everything you need is on the front porch along with instructions on prices etc. We are a simple blueberry farm without all the hype and extras. (UPDATED: June 06, 2018)
  • Rainbow Ranch - Blueberries
    14824 CR 35, Tyler, TX 75706. Phone: (903) 597-7986. Open: Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pick your own or are even open? If so, please write me; last reported hours were Typically, June 1 to end of July. Click here for a map and directions. . Please call to arrange picking times. One and a half miles north of I-20 on Lavender Road, Exit 560.
  • Sundance Ranch Blueberries - No pesticides are used, blueberries,
    16907 Cr 399, Winona, TX 75792. Phone: (903) 504-9969. Email: khaby@rocketmail.com. Open: Thursday evenings in June and July 5:30 to dark. Directions: Take the STARRVILLE exit off I-20 and travel south on FM 757. About 2 miles you will come to a small green highway sign that says CR 399. Make that turn to the right \(WEST\) and drive about four-tenths of a mile down CR 399 to the end of the road. If coming from the SOUTH, highway 31, Just take FM 757 off highway 31 and travel North. Cross FM 2767 and continue North for approximately 2 miles to CR 399. Enter the property via directions above. Blueberries June and July. We do not use pesticides on the . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . . Take the STARRVILLE exit off I-20 and travel south on FM 757. About 2 miles you will come to a small green highway sign that says CR 399. Make that turn to the right (WEST) and drive about four-tenths of a mile down CR 399 to the end of the road. If coming from the SOUTH, highway 31, Just take FM 757 off highway 31 and travel North. Cross FM 2767 and continue North for approximately 2 miles to CR 399. Enter the property via directions above. Blueberries June and July. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Sundance Ranch Blueberry's has a U-Pick every Thursday evening starting at 5:30 PM until dark. In 2022, our Blueberries are only $2.50 a pound. We have 68 mature bushes that are loaded with berries this year. We use no chemicals on the Blueberries..only granular fertilizer and irrigation water. We are located 2 miles south of I-20 on FM 757. Directions above. (UPDATED: July 03, 2022)
  • Tyler Berry Farm - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, strawberries, sunflowers, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area you may bring your own food, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    9628 Cr 429, Tyler, TX 75704. Phone: (903) 526-4440. Email: tylerberryfarm@gmail.com. Open: Typical season for strawberries is from April - May Hours May vary, but typically 8 am to 5 pm 7 days a week; Blueberries start in June through the end of May, Hours are 7 am to 7 pm. Directions: From I-20. Exit 556 \(HWY 69\) and head South for 3 miles. Turn right on CR 429, continue down CR 429 for 1.5 Miles and we will be on the left. From Tyler. Follow loop 323 around until highway 69N and head North for 1.2 miles, turn left on FM 2016. Continue on FM 2016 for 1.1 miles and turn right on CR 429 \( Second black top road on the right\). Continue on CR 429 for 1 Mile and we are on the right. Strawberry season is typically Early April - Mid May Blueberries typically from Early June - Late July. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Venmo. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Venmo.
    Tyler Berry Farm Facebook page. . Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. From I-20. Exit 556 (HWY 69) and head South for 3 miles. Turn right on CR 429, continue down CR 429 for 1.5 Miles and we will be on the left. From Tyler. Follow loop 323 around until highway 69N and head North for 1.2 miles, turn left on FM 2016. Continue on FM 2016 for 1.1 miles and turn right on CR 429 ( Second black top road on the right). Continue on CR 429 for 1 Mile and we are on the right. Strawberry season is typically Early April - Mid May Blueberries typically from Early June - Late July. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. We are open June 1st for Blueberries, come enjoy in the outdoors. (UPDATED: June 04, 2022)A visitor writes on June 29, 2018: "Plenty of blueberries. Some are even not ripened enough, so if you think about 4 July, it will be plenty. Blueberries are sweet and of big size. Great and very big place, everybody would have privacy. Nice owners. We know them for at least 15 years."
    Comments from a visitor on June 14, 2011: "Tyler Berry Farm in NOT CLOSED!!! They have plenty of berries and is very clean. "
    Comments from a visitor on June 10, 2011: "Berries came in early this year. I went last weekend make sure you start from the back and move to towards the front. Berries are very Ripe. "

Upshur County

  • Hill Farms - blackberries, blueberries, muscadine grapes, strawberries, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    10191 State highway 155 South Big Sandy, Big Sandy, TX 75755. Phone: (903) 402-0804. Email: mikehill.hill@yahoo.com. Open: Call for current hours. Directions: 8 miles south of Gilmer 4 miles north of Big Sandy. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Hill Farms . Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Strawberries April 1. At Hill's Farm, we grow strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and muscadines. You pick or we pick, Advantages to you pick: better price deal and the time to enjoy the beautiful scenery. (ADDED: April 07, 2021)

Van Zandt County

  • Blueberry Farm - No pesticides are used, blueberries,
    315 Van Zandt County Road 1905, Edgewood, TX 75117. Phone: 214-980-3480. Email: tpwp16@yahoo.com. Open: from 8:00 am to dusk every day during season. Directions: 9 miles north of Canton Texas on Highway 19. From intersection of Highway 80 and Highway 19 go North 1 mile. Look for sign. For a map to our farm, . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. . . Blueberries are ready for picking! We are just a family that has a bunch of blueberries; They are delicious!. We do not use pesticides on the crops. AKA, "Roberts Blueberries". (UPDATED: June 28, 2016)
  • Blueberry Hill Farms, Inc. - blackberries, blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties
    10268 FM 314, Edom, TX 75756. Phone: 903-852-6175. Email: chuck@blueberryhillfarms.com. Open: Fiday before Memorial day thru July 31st each summer, Our hours are 7:00 am till 5:00 pm everyday, seven days a week, including Fourth of July!. Directions: 72 mile east of Dallas, TX on I-20, past Canton, Tx 19 miles to exit 540, take right and go twelve miles to Edom, TX at second stop sign you get to, take right then at next street take left, this places you back on FM 314 climbing a hill, at the top of the hill you will see us: Blueberry Hills Farms. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover.
    Blueberry Hill Farms, Inc. Facebook page. . No Pets Please! It's hot and we have plenty of our own out here already. Not allowed in store or field per Health Codes. Thank you. If you desire to pick your own come to Blueberry Hill Farms in Edom, TX only eight miles away. Our Zip Code is for another city where our Post office resides, it is 75756, which is Brownsboro, Texas five mile further down the road. Therefore, look closely at the maps on our website to see where Edom, Texas is! (UPDATED: April 14, 2018, JBS)
    Comments from a visitor on June 15, 2012: "They make amazing blueberry ice cream, pies, turnovers and lots of yummy stuff. Owners are hands on and there every day. "
  • The Berry Bush - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, and prepicked produce, restrooms, picnic area
    1212589 State Highway 64, Ben Wheeler, TX 75754. Phone: 903-833-1715. Open: June and July; Monday to Saturday 7 am to 7 pm; Sunday 7 am to 5 pm. Directions: 11.3 Miles East of Canton, Texas on Highway 64. Roadside Stand marked "Blueberries" Look for the American Flag!. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. e Highway 64, Ben Wheeler, TX 75754. UPDATE for 2018: Blueberry Farm is now part of Blueberry Hill Farms! We have been making improvements to the Orchard since October 2014 and are excited about the Orchards potential to grow delicious big blueberries. This season we will be selling Blueberries and Blackberries from the roadside Stand. In 2018, If you desire to pick your own come to Blueberry Hill Farms in Edom, TX only eight miles away. Crops are usually available in June, July. Full service, including PrePicked Berries begins mid june. We use natural practices, but are not certified Organic. No pets are allowed in field or roadside stand. (UPDATED: June 12, 2018, JBS)

Wood County

  • Blueberry Ridge Farm Bed and Breakfast - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, blackberries, blueberries, other berries, pumpkins, other vegetables, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    2785 East Highway 80, Mineola, TX 75773. Phone: 903-569-1550. Email: pray4jill@yahoo.com. Open: Wednesday to Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm, June 10 to mid July. Directions: located five miles East of Mineola, Texas on the north side of Highway 80. We are located directly across from a state picnic area. . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. . Alternate Phone: 903-569-0101. . Check back for updates about our Pumpkin Patch Re-opening Fall of 2021!. It is the oldest organic blueberry farm in the state of Texas. We also offer a variety of other activities. Our country store/barn is now available for lease to host a birthday party, family reunion, special occasion parties, etc. Pumpkin Patch: October 1 to November 20 Blueberries: June 10 to late July (call for closing date) Corn Maze: Coming Fall Opening October 1 to November 20 Hay Maze: Coming Fall Opening October 1 to November 20 Christmas Tree Farm with Santa Opening November 20 Easter Egg Hunting Coming Spring , Opening April. Blueberry Ridge is an organic blueberry farm. The blueberries encompass five acres with three different varieties of blueberries. Our Tiff Blue and Climax bushes are very mature and stand approximately 12 feet tall. Five years ago, we planted some Powder Blue bushes and they stand about 4 - 6 ft. and are producing a very plentiful crop. Our blueberries, blackberries, and elderberries are certified organic by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Come on by, sit a spell, shop or browse. Warm friendly customer service is what we are all about. Our organic u-pick blueberry farm is in the heart of East Texas. Picking season is from June to July. We also offer a variety of other activities. Our country store/barn is now available for lease to host a birthday party, family reunion, special occasion parties, etc. We will also be re-opening our Pumpkin Patch in the fall
  • Hindsmith Farm - blueberries,
    County Road 3255, Quitman, TX 75783. Phone: 903-967-2755. Email: lee@wleesmith.com. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. . UPDATE for 2021, Their Facebook page is gone; There's nothing else about them on the internet, so I assume they have closed. If you have any information to the contrary, please write me. Call for hours.
  • The Blueberry Farm - No pesticides are used, blueberries,
    982 N SH, Quitman, TX 75783. Phone: 903-497-6028. Email: gparis91@yahoo.com. Open: late May through mid July, daily, 7 am to 5 pm. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
    The Blueberry Farm Facebook page. . Pick your own blueberries are $14.00 a gallon and pre picked blueberries are $20.00 a gallon. We are not certified organic but we do not spray any pesticides on our blueberries. We hope you will come visit us. Our Blueberry picking season will begin in late May and end in the Middle of July. We will provide all buckets for those who decide to U-Pick and bags for your berries. Please remember to bring a cooler to keep your Blueberries cool on the ride home. When you get to, we will have buckets waiting for you to put your blueberries in ($15/bucket). You may bring a bag to dump them in when finished, or we have bags here as well. We have 5 different varieties of blueberries. Some will ripen early and some later. They are planted in order from the earliest ripening to the latest. We will point you in the right direction. If you find a good area with lots of ripe berries, please tell us so that the berries are not wasted!

 

Blueberry

Blueberry Picking Tips, Recipes and Information

Blueberries are one of the easiest fruit to prepare and serve. There's no peeling, pitting, coring or cutting. They have few natural pests, (other than birds), so pesticides are generally unnecessary! This year's crop is fantastic (see related news story), thanks both to the weather and to more farms planting more blueberry bushes due to increased consumer demand over the past few years as more studies proclaim the anti-oxidant and other health properties of blueberries.

Click here to find a local Blueberry Festival (usually held between April and July).

If you are looking for information about a similar berry, the saskatoon (also called the June berry or Serviceberry) see this page about saskatoons.

Picking tips:

Select plump, full blueberries with a light gray-blue color. A berry with any hint of red isn't fully ripened.

Ripening AFTER picking?

First, it is key to know that once picked, blueberries will NOT become any sweeter, nor will the flavor improve. The only change that occurs is the color. They will APPEAR to ripen, but it is only a color change, from white to green to rose to red to pale blue to fully blue. So, white and green colored blueberries will not "ripen" after they are picked; while blueberries that have already turned purple, red or blue-ish usually DO change color after they are picked (if they are kept at room temperature to "ripen").

As the blueberries ripen ON THE BUSH, the flavor goes from tastless to bitter to tasteless tart to tart blueberry flavor to sweet blueberry flavor.

Grocery stores sell blueberries that are tart, not sweet because they had them picked unripe by machine so they are very firm and can handled being bumped around in shipping. They may look good, but are not as tasty as those picked when actually ripe.

So, the key is, PICK ONLY RIPE BERRIES!

How to pick blueberries

Since blueberries hang on the bushes in bunches a but like grapes do, the easiest and fastest way to pick them is hold your bucket under them in one hand and with your other hand, cup a ripe bunch and gently rub them with your fingers. The ripe berries will drop into your bucket, while the unripe ones will remain attached to the bush.

When the bushes are at peak, I can easily pick 2 gallons per hour (if I'm not being distracted by the kids and the sun isn't too hot!). A newbie might do 1 gallon per hour.and at the beginning or end of the season it takes more time as the berries are not as plentiful nor concentrated in clusters.

Tips for storing blueberries after harvesting:

  • Once picked, don't place the berries, still warm from the sun, in a closed bag or container. Leave the container open so moisture doesn't form in the container.
  • Don't wash berries until just before using, to prevent berries from becoming mushy.
  • Chill berries soon after picking to increase shelf life. Store your fresh blueberries in the refrigerator as soon as you get them home, without washing them, in a covered bowl or storage container. If refrigerated, fresh-picked blueberries will keep 10 to 14 days.
  • Freeze berries in freezer containers without washing to keep the skins from toughening. Place berries one layer deep. Freeze, then pour the frozen berries into freezer containers. Because unwashed blueberries freeze individually, they can be easily poured from containers in desired amounts. Remember both frozen and fresh berries should be rinsed and drained just before serving. Just before using, wash the berries in cold water.

Blueberry Measurements and Conversions

Keep in mind that blueberries vary considerably in density and moisture content, so these ranges are approximates.

  • 1 gallon of blueberries weighs about 7.5 lbs or (4 liters of blueberries is about 3.5 kg)

  • 1 pint of fresh blueberries weights about 3/4 of a pound. (1 liter of blueberries is about 700 grams)

  • 1 pound of fresh blueberries is usually between about 2 and 3 cups of berries.

  • It takes about 4 cups (about of blueberries to make a blueberry pie (see this fantastic and easy blueberry pie recipe)

  • A normal batch of blueberry preserves, jam or jelly requires 5 pints of berries.

  • Blueberries do come in a variety of sizes from small (190-250 berries per cup) to extra large (<90 berries per cup).

Blueberry Recipes, Canning and Freezing Blueberries

Recipes

Canning, freezing and other blueberry recipes:

Baking tips

If you have trouble with blueberries settling to the bottom of muffins and blueberry breads, try one or more of these tips:

  • Coat them with flour before adding to the batter. Just gently shake the blueberries in a bag (plastic or paper) with 1/2 cup of flour, then dump them mix in a sieve to remove excess flour.
  • It may just be that your batter is too thin. try making the batter a little thicker!
  • Fill the muffin cups or baking pan up to 1/4 full with batter (which hasn't had blueberries added to it yet); then stir the blueberries into the remaining batter, and continue to fill the muffin cups or bread pan. The blueberries will start off higher in the mix!

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
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