Local options for u-pick blueberries are different this year. Appointments or reservations may be needed due to the pandemic and some farms have pre-picked berries only. Be sure to call ahead for hours, prices and updated information.
Busy Bee Farm, 1092 Dewitt Smith Rd., Pittsboro, 919-542-5890. Bring a bucket.
Farrell’s Creek Farm, 1970 Marthas Chapel Rd. Apex, 919-355-2689, Wed/Sat mornings, blueberries and blackberries.
Jeans Berry Patch, 38 Lewter Shop Rd., Apex, 919-362-5800. Pre-picked.
Herndon Hills Farm, 7110 Massey Chapel Rd., Durham, 919-544-3313, Wed/Sat mornings, reservations needed, blueberries and blackberries.
Cedar Grove Blueberry Hill Farm, 105 Persimmon Hill, Cedar Grove, 828-450-6558, organic blueberries.
Hawk Hill Berry Farm, 3009 Hawk Hill Rd., Mebane, 919-9234-3275.
Minka Farm LLC, 120 Minka Farm Lane, Efland, 919-304-4999.
Buckwheat Farm, 2700 Holland Rd., Apex, 919-303-0339, pre-picked or pick your own.
Tailgate Farm, 2610 Olive Branch Rd., Durham, 919-724-7901, by appointment only.