West Michigan U-Pick Fruit Guide 2019

Nothing beats a fresh-picked Michigan strawberry or a handful of plump blueberries straight from the bush. Lucky for us, West Michigan is a major fruit belt, providing us with some of the tastiest natural treats in the nation.

Here’s where you can pick fruit and find that perfect filling for your favorite summer fruit pie!

 

Call ahead (or check their Facebook page) for the most up-t0-date information. Some places on our list are only open by reservation. Others may be out of a certain fruit already. When you call, ask:

  • “How’s the picking?”  All U-pick days are not created equal.  Aim for a day where the fruit is plentiful and close together and the picking will be easier, especially for younger kids.
  • “What type of payment do you accept?” and “What’s the price?” Be prepared to bring cash. Some places take checks. Smaller operations are not likely to have the ability to accept credit cards.
  • “Is there a restroom?” When you have little kids, you always need to ask this one.
  • “How do we find you?”  Oftentimes, the address listed by a farm is for the main farm house, office or farm market rather than the field. It can be really hard for GPS to pinpoint a field of strawberries if it doesn’t have its own separate address.  So, go old-fashioned and get directions ahead of time when you call.
  • “What do we need to bring?” Bringing your own containers to take home your fruit is common across West Michigan.

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West Michigan U-Pick Fruit Farms

*Farms marked with an asterisk may be a no-spray, sustainable, or organic farm. Please call to confirm details.*   

Beard’s Produce

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Address: 2751 140th Ave, Dorr

Phone: 616-896-8296

What You’ll Find: U-Pick strawberries and blueberries (also corn and asparagus). Also already-picked berries and sweet corn.

DeLange’s Redberry Farm

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Address: 5723 Port Sheldon St, Hudsonville

Phone: 616- 875-6026

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked strawberries and raspberries. Also farm fresh eggs, rhubarb, honey, pumpkins and apples.

DK Orchards

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Address: 18203 – 8th Ave, Conklin

Phone: 616-899-5400

What You’ll Find: U-pick strawberries, blueberries and peaches. Also apples.

Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm

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Address: 3025 6 Mile Rd, Grand Rapids

Phone: 616-784-0058

What You’ll Find: U-pick strawberries, sweet cherries, asparagus, apples and pumpkins

Eden Farm*

Address: 6693 Montcalm Ave. NE Greenville

Phone: 805-746-1158 or 616-754-6829

What You’ll Find: U-pick strawberries, beans and corn. Also all-natural fruits, vegetables, eggs, and meat.

Farming Practices: No GMOs. No pesticides. No petro-chemical fertilizers.

Krupp Farms*

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Address: 8025 Krupp Ave., Comstock Park, MI

Phone: 616-887-8271

What You’ll Find: U-Pick strawberries and raspberries. Asparagus, cut flowers, petting zoo, ice cream shoppe, group trips available.

Farming Practices: While not a totally organic farm, we employ many ecologically friendly practices such as fertilizing our crops with fish, sugar, garlic and compost.

Morse Brothers

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Address: 2901 6 Mile Rd, Comstock Park

Phone: 616-784-4776

What You’ll Find: U-Pick and already picked strawberries. Apples and pumpkins.

Visser Farms*

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Address: 7530 112th Ave, Holland

Phone: 616-875-8559

What You’ll Find: U-pick strawberries, CSA program

Farming Practices: Sustainable Farming. We are not an organic farm, but we strive to only use chemicals when the quality of the crop is threatened by pests or disease.

Woodland Enterprises Berry Farm

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Address: 10821 Pierce Street, Zeeland

Phone:  616-875-8853

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked strawberries and blueberries.

Blok Orchard*

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Address: 6365 4 Mile Rd, Ada

Phone: 616-676-1153

What You’ll Find:  U-pick cherries, blueberries and raspberries. Apples, peaches and tomatoes.

Farming Practices: Sustainability, Locally Grown, Organic & Fresh

Crane Orchards

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Address: 6054 124th Ave, Fennville, MI

Phone: 269-561-8651

What You’ll Find: U-pick cherries, apples, peaches and pumpkins. Also corn maze, cow train and hayrides.

Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm

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Address: 3025 6 Mile Rd, Grand Rapids

Phone: 616-784-0058

What You’ll Find: U-pick strawberries, sweet cherries, apples and pumpkins.

Goodfellow Orchards

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Address: 2565 12 Mile Rd, Sparta

Phone: 616-887-0825

What You’ll Find: U-Pick and already picked sweet and tart cherries. Already picked apples.

Klenk Orchards

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Address: 3888 10 Mile Rd, Sparta

Phone: 616-887-9631

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked sweet cherries, picnic area

Moelker Orchards

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Address: 9265 Kenowa Ave SW, Grand Rapids

Phone: 616-453-2585

What You’ll Find: U-pick cherries, apples and pumpkins. Also peaches, pears, plums, seasonal vegetables, bakery and Fall festivities.

Rasch Cherries

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Address: 17647 40th Ave, Conklin, MI

Phone: 616-899-2611

What You’ll Find: U-pick or pre-picked sweet and sour cherries, free pitting, bakery.

Sandy Bottom Berries

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Address: 11555 Sandy Bottom Road, Rockford

Phone: 616-225-9376

What You’ll Find: U-pick blueberries, raspberries and tart cherries. Also red, black, and white currants available.

Farming Practices: Sandy Bottom Berries practices Integrated Pest Management (IPM), which put simply, is a strategy for managing pests that considers every possible remedy to a pest problem, giving preference to those remedies with the fewest effects on the environment.

Wells Orchards*

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Address: 9009 Kenowa Avenue Southwest, Grand Rapids, MI

Phone: 616-453-3927

What You’ll Find: U-pick cherries and pumpkins. Already picked apples and peaches. Also Jam and Salsa, Fruit Pies, Dried Cherries and Dried Apples, Michigan Maple Syrup, Raw Local Honey, Golden Flax Seed, Tart Cherry Concentrate.

Farming Practices: At Wells Orchards we use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principals as our growing practice and philosophy.  IPM is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management.  IPM helps set “action” thresholds for pests and diseases in our orchards.  IPM gives us the tools to monitor and identify damaging pests and diseases and help find methods of prevention.  Our goal is to spray as little as possible and still grow high quality fruit.

Blok Orchard*

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Address: 6365 4 Mile Rd, Ada

Phone: 616-676-1153

What You’ll Find:  U-pick cherries, blueberries and raspberries. Also apples, peaches and tomatoes.

Farming Practices: Sustainability, Locally Grown, Organic & Fresh

Dee’s Lakeshore Farm

Address: 1672 S. 70th St., Fennville, MI

Phone: 269-227-3287

What You’ll Find: U-pick and We-pick blueberries and raspberries in season. Also Apples, Cherries, Corn, Honey, Peaches, Pumpkins, Squash, Strawberries.

DeLange’s Redberry Farm

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Address: 5723 Port Sheldon St, Hudsonville

Phone: 616-875-6026

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked strawberries and raspberries. Also farm fresh eggs, rhubarb, honey, pumpkins and apples. 

Krupp Farms*

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Address: 8025 Krupp Ave., Comstock Park, MI

Phone: 616-887-8271

What You’ll Find: U-Pick strawberries and raspberries. Asparagus, cut flowers, petting zoo, ice cream shoppe, group trips available.

Farming Practices: While not a totally organic farm, we employ many ecologically friendly practices such as fertilizing our crops with fish, sugar, garlic and compost.

North Ridge Berries

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Address: 3555 20 Mile Rd, Kent City

Phone: 616-675-5919

What You’ll Find: Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and currants. Buy at the stand, call in orders, or U-pick.

Riverbend Berries

Address: 44 72nd Street, South Haven

Phone: 269-350-9529

What You’ll Find: U-pick or fresh picked raspberries and blackberries. Also pears and chestnuts.

Sandy Bottom Berries

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Address: 11555 Sandy Bottom Road, Rockford

Phone: 616-225-9376

What You’ll Find: U-pick blueberries, raspberries and tart cherries. Also red, black, and white currants available.

Farming Practices: Sandy Bottom Berries practices Integrated Pest Management (IPM), which put simply, is a strategy for managing pests that considers every possible remedy to a pest problem, giving preference to those remedies with the fewest effects on the environment.

Schwallier’s Country Basket

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Address: 1185 9 Mile Rd, Sparta

Phone: 616-785-9856

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked raspberries, apples and pumpkins. Corn maze, play area, farm animals, wagon rides.

Farming Practices: Minimizes chemical and pesticide use

Trapp’s Berry Farm

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Address: 7820 Tiffany Ave NE , Rockford, MI

Phone: 616-874-5935

What You’ll Find: U-pick and We-picked raspberries. Also tomatoes, peaches, honey, flowers, beans, and other fresh produce.

Beard’s Produce

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Address: 2751 140th Ave, Dorr

Phone: 616)-896-8296

What You’ll Find: U-Pick strawberries and blueberries. Also already-picked berries and sweet corn.

Blok Orchard*

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Address: 6365 4 Mile Rd, Ada

Phone: 616-676-1153

What You’ll Find:  U-pick cherries, blueberries and raspberries. Also apples, peaches and tomatoes.

Farming Practices: Sustainability, Locally Grown, Organic & Fresh

Dee’s Lakeshore Farm

Address: 1672 S. 70th St., Fennville, MI

Phone: 269- 227-3287

What You’ll Find: U-pick and We-pick blueberries and raspberries in season. Also Apples, Cherries, Corn, Honey, Peaches, Pumpkins, Squash, Strawberries.

DK Orchards

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Address: 18203 – 8th Ave, Conklin

Phone: 616-899-5400

What You’ll Find: U-pick strawberries, blueberries and peaches. Also apples.

Gold Barn Blueberries

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Address: 15985 Quincy Street, Holland, MI

Phone: 616-399-6267

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked blueberries

Heritage Blueberries*

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Address: 12151 Stebbins Ave, Sparta

Phone: 616-887-1452

What You’ll Find: U-pick and pre-picked blueberries. We provide berries, picking buckets, shoulder straps, sitting buckets, FREE water bottles, shade tents & picnic tables.

Farming Practices: Chemical free

Jawor Brothers

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Address: 7545 Heights Ravenna Road, Ravenna

Phone: 231-760-4434

What You’ll Find: Fresh, frozen and u-pick blueberries. Bakery and ice cream.

Kendall’s Blueberries*

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Address: 2124 Coburn Rd, Hastings

Phone: 269-945-3735

What You’ll Find: U-pick blueberries

Farming Practices: Our plants are naturally grown.

North Ridge Berries

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Address: 3555 20 Mile Rd, Kent City

Phone: 616-675-5919

What You’ll Find: Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and currants. Buy at the stand, call in orders, or U-pick.

Phunny Pharm Blueberries*

Address: 4258 50th St, Holland

Phone: 616-594-0505

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked blueberries 

Farming Practices: Naturally grown. All organic practices have been followed.

Pleasant Hill Farm*

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Address: 5859 124th Ave., Fennville

Phone: 269-561-2850

What You’ll Find: U-pick blueberries. Strawberries and peaches.

Farming Practices: Certified Organic Blueberries since 1977    

Reenders Blueberry Farms

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Address: 9981 West Olive rd (US 31), West Olive

Phone: 616-842-5238

What You’ll Find:  U-pick blueberries. Please see Reenders Blueberry Farms employee before every U-Pick visit as locations can vary daily.   

S. Kamphuis Blueberries

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Address: 4140 148th Ave., Holland, MI

Phone: 616-399-9545

What You’ll Find: U-pick or already picked blueberries in season, frozen blueberries available all year long.

Sandy Bottom Berries

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Address: 11555 Sandy Bottom Road, Rockford

Phone: 616-225-9376

What You’ll Find: U-pick blueberries, raspberries and tart cherries. Also red, black, and white currants available.

Farming Practices: Sandy Bottom Berries practices Integrated Pest Management (IPM), which put simply, is a strategy for managing pests that considers every possible remedy to a pest problem, giving preference to those remedies with the fewest effects on the environment.

Ven Roy Blueberries

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Address: 14564- 84th St. Ave.Coopersville, MI 49404

Phone: 616-997-6482

What You’ll Find: U-pick blueberries

Woodland Enterprises Berry Farm

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Address: 10821 Pierce Street, Zeeland

Phone:  616-875-8853

What You’ll Find: U-pick and already picked strawberries and blueberries.

Crane Orchards

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Address: 6054 124th Ave, Fennville, MI

Phone: 269-561-8651

What You’ll Find: U-pick cherries, apples, peaches and pumpkins. Also corn maze, cow train and hayrides.

DK Orchards

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Address: 18203 – 8th Ave, Conklin

Phone: 616-899-5400

What You’ll Find: U-pick strawberries, blueberries and peaches. Also apples.

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