Where to Pick Blueberries in the Triangle and Surrounding Areas
Find a farm close to home where you can pick your own blueberries
Welcome the early days of summer at these local blueberry farms in the Triangle area. Picking blueberries is not only a fun outing for the whole family, but blueberries are also good for you, with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Before you head out, call ahead to be sure the blueberry farm you’d like to visit is open for the season, as opening times often vary according to weather and when the fruit is ripe. Hours may also vary due to produce availability.
Make the most of your blueberry fields outing:
- Follow these tips for blueberry picking and storing.
- Enjoy your pickings by trying these blueberry recipes.
Interested in picking strawberries? See our pick-your-own strawberry farm page here.
Busy Bee Farm
1092 Dewitt Smith Rd. Pittsboro, NC
2021 Season: Check their FB page for the latest info. “We open sometime between June 15 and July 4th depending on berries. Hours are 8am to 8pm Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat and Sun Price for berries are $2.50 per lb. Call for up date around time stated.”
Herndon Hills Farm
7110 Massey Chapel Rd./Barbee Rd., Durham, 27713
2021 season: “We expect to open in mid June for picking certified organic blueberries and blackberries. The fruit looks beautiful this year!”
677 NC Highway 98 East, Bunn, 27508
2021 season: “The time has come! The Vollmer Farm is opening up the blueberry, blackberry, and cut flower fields this weekend for U-Pick. The Market and Ice Cream Shop are now OPEN. Hours of operation: Wednesday-Friday 10-6 Saturday-Sunday 10-4”
Dr. Young’s Pond Berry Farm
10865 NC 210 N, Angier, 27501
2021 season: “WE ARE OPEN TUESDAY, THURSDAY, AND SATURDAY, from 9 – 12 for Blackberry, Blueberry, and Raspberry picking!”
Creekside Farm Berries
300 Pine Tree Rd., Selma, 27576
2021 season: “Upick is OPEN! FIND ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THIS POST!
8-1 Weekdays 8-4 Weekends, including July 4th
We take all forms of payment (cards, checks, cash)
We have buckets for picking and trays for transporting home. If you will be out for a while after picking, we recommend putting your berries in a chilled cooler.”
Blueberry Hill U-Pick
3122 White Hill Rd., Sanford, 27330
2021 season: “Blackberries are ready for picking! Mon-Fri 10-6 Sat 8-6 Sun 12-6”
Cedar Grove Blueberry Hill Farm
105 Persimmon Hill, Cedar Grove, 27231
2021 season: “We are opening this Saturday and Sunday for Blueberry U-Pick! Come see use from 8-1 pm. We only have 4 rows open right now with our earlier ripening berries so picking is limited! Feel free to call ahead to check to see if we are picked out for the day. We expect our whole field of blueberries to be in full season in the next week or two!”
Hawk Hill Berry Farm
3009 Hawk Hill Rd., Mebane, 27302
2021 update: “We have not yet opened for the 2021 blueberry season. The blueberries are still ripening. We will update here and on facebook as soon as we have an opening date. Please subscribe to our mailing list for updates delivered to your inbox.”
Minka Farm, LLC
120 Minka Farm Lane, Efland, 27243
2021 season: “Blueberries are ready to be picked (and frozen, eaten, baked, jammed, cobblered, …)! Picking hours are 8am until the sun goes down or we run out of ripe berries, whichever comes first.
Whitted Bowers Farm
8707 Art Rd.
Cedar Grove, NC 27231
2021 update: Check their site for details.
2700 Holland Rd., Apex, 27502
2021 updates: “THE FARM IS CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AT THIS TIME”
Granny Pearls Farm
7209 Mitchell Rd, Zebulon, 27597
2021 update, June 22: “Well, it’s finally here! We start today on our normal operating hours of Tuesday – Saturday 8 am until noon for Blueberries. Unless of course its raining cats and dawgs. If that’s the case call before coming out to verify what its like.