Where in Southeast Michigan to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!

This month's notes: November 2014: Apples are in full swing!  Raspberries tomatoes, corn and most vegetables are being picked in most places, most blueberries and peaches are finished. Find a corn maze, hayride or pumpkin patch here. Make your own homemade ice cream including low fat, low sugar and other flavors))  Have fun, eat healthier and better tasting, and save money by picking your own locally grown fruit and vegetables, and then using our easy canning and freezing directions!

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Southeast Michigan U-Pick Farms and Orchards, sorted by county

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

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Hillsdale County

  • Applewood Hollow - strawberries, restrooms
    10959 West Chicago Rd, Allen, MI 49227. Phone: 517-398-6555. Open: Call for hours. Directions: for a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: June 29, 2012)  (ADDED: June 04, 2008)
  • Bob N Del Orchard - red raspberries
    Osseo, MI. Phone: 517-523-3724. U-pick or we pick red raspberries. Open: after September 15-October, Monday to Friday, 12 pm to evening. Directions: From city of Hillsdale, proceed E on Bacon Road 6 miles to Tripp Road (Intersection of Bacon Road & Tripp Rd.)
  • K's Acres A North Sand lake Fruit and Berry Farm - raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries (black), U-pick and already picked, farm market
    4680 Fitzpatrick Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242. Phone: 517-437-7054. Email: Hllsdltom@aol.com. Open: Sunday thru Saturday 10 am to 6 pm 7 days a week Summer and Fall Raspberries. Directions: Located in Beautiful Hillsdale county southern mid Michigan off of highway US 12 just west of Jonesville. Turn south on Bunn road to 4680 Fitzpatrick road. Click here for a map and directions. Available at Our on Farm Market open daily from April to November: Pre picked Strawberries June thu September; Apricots July August, Flamin' Fury and Stellar Peaches July thru September, Pre picked Summer Raspberries July 15 thru August Fall Pre picked Raspberries August thru October, Strawberries June thu October, Plums July thu September Blueberries July 10 thu August; Over 60 varieties of Apples July thu November. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. We Feature Flamin' Fury & Stellar variety peaches yellow and white fleshed. Japanese plums Early gold Shiro and more Including World Famous "Bubble Gum" Plum. Our apple variety list includes Modern and many "Heritage apples". Gravenstein, Chenango Strawberry, Rambo, Cox, Hubbard Non such, Wealthy, Roxbury russet. Including Minnesota varieties like Honey crisp Zestar Beacon Sweet 16 Regent Fireside and Red Baron State fair and many more. Farmers Markets we attend Ypsilanti Tuesday, Green Market Thursday; Hillsdale Down town Saturday.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: September 14, 2013)  (UPDATED: April 08, 2010)
  • Kohler Farm - strawberries,
    10400 Jerome Rd, Jerome, MI 49249. Phone: 517-688-5121. Open: Monday thru Saturday, from 7am to 7pm; Sundays from 12pm to 4pm. Directions: Kohler Farm is located just off US12 between Moscow & Somerset. Click here for a map and directions. Opening June for U-Pick Strawberries. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: April 29, 2010)
  • Meckley's Flavor Fruit Farms - call for details & hours
    1069 S Jackson Road, Somerset Center, MI 49282. Phone: 517-688-3455. Email: flavorfruitfarm@comcast.net. Directions: 127 S to US-12, W 4 mi., Right on Jackson Road, 1/2 mi. on the right. Experience a fun filled day at the farm with the whole family. Fresh baked goods, sweet cider, hand crafted Michigan wines, unique gifts and home December or items are just a few of the treasures that you will find at our farm. Call for special events schedule and seasonal hours. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Westacres Farm - blueberries,
    5211 West Chicago Road between Jonesville and Allen, Jonesville, MI 49250. Phone: 517-869-2877. Alternate Phone: 517-869-2945. Open: Sadly, they have no internet presence, not even a free Facebook page (I put a link to a news story about them), so you'll have to call them; last I heard, hours were Monday to Saturday, from 8am to 1pm, closed Sundays and for inclement weather. Directions: 2 1/2 miles West of Jonesville and 2 1/2 miles East of Allen on US 12. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: Open the weekend after the 4th of July through the end of July. Payment: Cash, Check. Ready-picked blueberries available in July. Also available: Ready-picked Strawberries in June and Black Berries available in August to early or mid September. Call for more information.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: September 17, 2009) (ADDED: July 28, 2009)

Ingham County

  • Balzer Blueberries - Blueberries.
    2784 S Aurelius Road, Onondaga, MI 49264. Phone: 517-628-2370. Please call ahead for season opening information and picking conditions. U-pick and ready-picked; please call ahead for ready-picked. Open: mid-July thru Aug., seven days a week, Monday to Friday, 3-8:30 pm Saturday, & Sun. 8 am to 8 pm.  Directions: 2784 S. Aurelius Road, Onondaga. 2-1/4 miles S of Aurelius Center.
  • Bird Blueberry Farm - blueberries,
    Piper Road, Haslett, MI 48840. Phone: 517-339-2934. Open: Approximately July 10 through August 20 Monday through Friday: 9:00 am to Noon and 5 pm to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday: 9 am to 2 pm. Directions: Approximately 1.5 miles east of Marsh Road on Haslett Road, then south on Vanatta Road for about .3 miles, then east on Piper road for about 0.3 miles, then right on Conrad Drive. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: August 20, 2009)
  • Clearview Orchards - apples and pumpkins, wagon rides
    1051 Barry Rd Haslett, MI 48840. Phone: 517-655-1454. A family-owned orchard in a quiet country setting. U-pick apples and pumpkins. Also, pre-picked apples, peaches and squash. Asparagus in May. Wagon rides on Fall weekends. Open: May, Sept.-October, Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 am to 6:30 pm Saturday, 9:30 am to 5 p.m. Sun. 11 am to 5 p.m. Closed Monday. Call to confirm. Directions: From Haslett: go E on Haslett Road to Green Road; turn left on Green and go to dead end. Turn right onto Barry. Go 1-1/2 miles to 1051 Barry Road. From I-69: Exit S on Woodberry 2 miles, cross railroad tracks, left on Barry, 1 mile to 1051 Barry Rd. Click here for our Facebook page.  (UPDATED: October 08, 2013, from their website)
  • Diederich's Strawberry Farm - strawberries, U-pick and already picked
    3537 Morrice Road, Webberville, MI 48892. Phone: 517-521-4667. Alternate Phone: 517-719-5159. Email: diederich.denise@gmail.com. Open: days and times are subject to weather and crop availability and can change through out the season; Please call ahead. Directions: I-96 to the Webberville exit which is M-52. North on M-52 to Grand River. East on Grand River to Webberville Road North on Webberville Road to Allen Road East on Allen Road to Morrice Road North on Morrice Road -the farm will be the first place on the left!. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We are a U-pick We-pick strawberry farm celebrating over 40 years of growing beautiful berries! You may bring your own containers for U-pick or purchase picking boxes at the farm. Bring the whole family for quality time together!. (UPDATED: April 16, 2014) (ADDED: June 08, 2013)
  • Gruber Raspberry Farm - raspberries
    1061 E Sherwood Road, Williamston, MI 48895. Phone: 517-655-2901. U-pick in September & Oct. Call for hours. Closed Sun. Directions: I-96 Exit 117 (east of Lansing), N on Williamston Road through Williamston to Sherwood Road (blinker light). W on Sherwood Road From Lansing, 3 miles E on Grand River Ave. from Meridian Mall, 1/2 mile N on Meridian Road, 2 miles E on Sherwood.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) .
    UPDATE: August 04, 2011: A visitor tells me they are closed until 2012 - a visitor writes: "
    Farms hours are wrong, it should be They were closed in 2010 I am not positive about 2011 or 2012."  UPDATE September 20, 2007: Changed owners - formerly Veenstra)
  • Lechleitner Blueberry Farm - blueberries, pumpkins
    1584 W Barnes Road, Leslie, MI 49251 517-676-4220
    127 S of Mason 4 mi. to Barnes Road. Go E 2 mi. Between Eden & Ives Road FarMIs just before Ives Road on N side of Road. U-Pick – early, medium, & late varieties of blueberries depending on availability, and also pumpkins. We are a small family farm with mostly natural produce. We have 6 varieties of blueberries on
    1 acre of land. Blueberries come on between late June & early July depending on the season. We have early, medium, & late varieties. Picking can go into Sep. depending on availability of berries. Call for status on picking days and time. Call for pumpkins in the fall. Open: Monday to Saturday 9 am to noon & 4pm-8pm.  (UPDATED: October 08, 2013, from their website)
  • The Shrimp Farm Market - Michigan’s first Shrimp Farm
    3450 Meridian Road, Okemos, MI 48864. Phone: 517-347-4999. Email: shrimpone@aol.com. Directions: Okemos Exit off 96, N to Jolly Road, E on Jolley Road to Meridian, N on Meridian 200 yds. Friday harvests of fresh shrimp throughout the year. Retail sale of all types of shrimp. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Swallowtail Farm - Uses natural growing practices, raspberries, and prepicked produce
    1633 Hagadorn Road, Mason , MI 48854. Phone: (517)980-6634. Email: swallowtailfarm@gmail.com. Directions: We are located 7 miles south of Grand River and 9/10ths of a mile south of Holt Road on Hagadorn. We are two houses south of the "s" curve on Hagadorn Road. Open: daily dawn till dusk. Our fall u-pick raspberries are generally available mid-August through mid-October (depending on weather). We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: May 26, 2008)

Jackson County

  • Bob's Blueberries - No pesticides are used, blueberries,
    8972 College Drive, Jackson, MI 49201. Phone: 517-522-5314. Alternate Phone: 517-206-5576. Email: tmm1231@hotmail.com. Open: Starting July 20, 2013 Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday 8 am to 12 and 4 pm to 7. Directions: Take old Michigan Avenue to Portage . Alternate route Page Avenue to Portage, then to College. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: August 08, 2011) (UPDATED: July 01, 2013)
  • Clare Limerick Alpaca and Produce Farm - Uses natural growing practices, asparagus, beets, cucumbers, flowers, herbs/spices, lavender, melons, pumpkins, rhubarb, tomatoes, other vegetables, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    5681 Rives Junction Road, Jackson, MI 49201. Phone: 517-331-2410. Alternate Phone: 517-787-6955. Fax: 517-787-6965. Email: clarelimerick@gmail.com. Open: Thursday 8 am to 12 noon; Friday 8 am to 6 pm; Monday - Wednesday by appointment (please call); May 1 pm to October 31. Directions: Just a few miles off the intersection of I94 and US 127. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. We have alpaca clothing and yarn. Also a variety of alpaca related gift items. Over 40 alpacas on the farm. New born alpacas are onsite for viewing May -October. (ADDED: July 24, 2011)
  • Hearthstone Farm Market - tomatoes, green beans, pumpkins
    3215 Chapel Road, Spring Arbor, MI 49283. Phone: 517-750-2696. Email: ToAmerican@aol.com. 1 mi. N on Chapel Road from M-60 in Spring Arbor. 1st farm on the right. Growers and marketers of quality seasonal Michigan produce. Primarily a family run fruit and vegetable market with a small orchard. Most items are home grown with a very wide variety of items available on an “in season” basis. Corn maze, pumpkin picking & hayrides on October weekends. Open: Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm,
    Sun 1pm-5pm. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Herrell Family Farm - No pesticides are used, raspberries (red), U-pick and already picked
    13551 Phal Road, Grass Lake, MI 49240. Phone: 517-522-4173. Email: sercatep@yahoo.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Our berries are ready the first part of July. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)  (ADDED: July 16, 2009)
  • Toth Brothers Blueberry Patch - ORGANIC, Blueberries
    13007 East Michigan Avenue, Grass Lake, MI 49240. Phone: (517) 522-4796. Email us at: sales@tothbros.com. organic blueberries, depends on season but usually July/August/September. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) 
    Comments from a visitor on July 27, 2008:
    "Not much else to do on site; I think they have a porta-john.. The owner is grizzled-looking, but really friendly. not much in the way of amenities but the blueberries are yummy. You're explicitly told to eat as much as you want while you're picking. I take plenty out in my stomach." (ADDED: July 27, 2008)

Lenawee County

  • Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, eggplant, flowers, peppers, pumpkins, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    13639 Mulberry Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. Phone: 517-486-2237. Email: gustbrothers@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours; Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Take U.S. 23 to exit 1 in Michigan, then go west and follow the signs there. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm provides a real, wholesome, and fun farm experience to all visitors. We offer fall décor and produce both pre-picked and you-pick: pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, corn shocks, straw bales, crafts, jams, etc. Families enjoy our farm animals on display, which includes young and old animals. Included are sows with piglets, cows and calves, sheep, goats, bunnies, chickens, chicks, and kittens. Visit our new concession barn for some freshly made donuts, cider, or other snacks, or enjoy a hayride around the farm. (UPDATED: August 21, 2014)
  • Hide Away Orchard - cherries (sweet and tart), apples
    1364 Shumway Road, Adrian, MI 49221. Phone: 517-263-0060. Directions: Located 3 mi. S on M-52 from Adrian. E on Shumway Road 1/4 mi. Family run orchard, pitting available for tart cherries. Christmas baskets during the holiday season. Open: July- December , daily, call for hours, hours vary by season.
  • Kapnick Orchards - PYO cherries, blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins
    4245 Rogers Hwy., Britton, MI 49229. Phone: 517-423-7419. Email: sjrobertello@aol.com. Country farm market. Apples, peaches, cider, doughnuts, cherries, pears, pumpkins, honey and fruit baskets. We ship apples Sept.-Jan. Greenhouse open in Spring. Open: year 'round, Monday to Saturday, 8 am to 6 p.m. Sun. 9 am to 5 pm.  Directions: From M-50 turn S onto Rogers Hwy. Farm is 4 miles on left side. Only 15 miles from Cabela's. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Keeney Orchards - U-Pick apples
    5300 Monroe Road, Box 134, Tipton, MI 49287. Phone: 517-431-2400. Directions: On M-50 1 mi. W on Tipton Hwy. Drive into orchard, bags furnished. Open: September to October, 9 am to 7pm.

Livingston County

  • Degroot's Strawberries - Strawberries - U pick
    4232 Bull Run Road, Gregory, MI, 48137. Phone: 517-223-3508 (recording). Phone: 517 223-9311 (live). Open: Season starts approximately middle of June, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 8 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm. Berries are sold by the pound. We have a reusable 8 quart picking box for you. Your children may pick with you in the fields. (please keep them near you and under your control).  We also have a petting zoo, Wagon Rides. A visitor says "Very nice, clean, well organized".  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: June 30, 2009) (ADDED: June 19, 2008)
  • Destiny Farm - beans, beets, broad beans, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, grapes, herbs/spices, melons, onions, pears, peas, peppers, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, and prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, farm animals
    13078 Windy Hollow, Brighton Township, MI 48380. Phone: 248-789-5384. Email: Mlickey105@aol.com. Directions: Exactly 1/2 mile north of I 96 on Kensington Road [exit 151]. Click here for picking updates. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in April through October. Open: April 15 thru November 1st 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week. Payment: Cash, Check. Destiny Farm also raises chickens for, Chicks, fresh eggs, Hatching Eggs. Has 2 greenhouses and sells potted plants, hanging baskets, patio pots filled with your favorite annual or vegetable Plants. We have two ponds stocked with pond plants and koi, for your pond. OR drop off your pots and pick your flowers and let us plant them for you. A family Friendly Farm. Fresh tomatoes and cuc's start in mid May.
  • Dinkelville Melons Farmers Market - herbs/spices, pumpkins, tomatoes, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties
    1006 West Schafer Road, Howell, MI 48843. Phone: 517-548-4133. Alternate Phone: 517-546-4838. Email: dinkelville@yahoo.com. Open: Pick your own Open daily starting the middle of July through September 8am to 7pm; Open Weekends in October 9am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Howell - Take D19 south 6 miles to Schafer road (look for the Shell station) turn right ( west ) go 1/2 mile. Look for the big white barn. We are on the right side ( north side). 1006 W. Schafer Rd, Howell, MI 48843. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Visit our Flea Market too. (ADDED: February 23, 2011)
  • Hazen's Farm - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, peaches, raspberries (red), raspberries (yellow), Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    1144 Peavy Road, Howell, MI 48843. Phone: 517-548-1841. Email: hazensfarm@gmail.com. Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm, closed on Mondays. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Our farm is located in beautiful Howell, MI just minutes from exit 137 off I96. Off I-96 to Exit D-19 N to Mason Road, left on Peavy Road, farm 1 mi. on right side of the Road. Come see us. We appreciate your business!. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: mid July to the end of August Raspberries: August to October Peaches: end of July to August. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. We have a bakery where we sell freshly made pies, cookies, and other baked goods. We also sell our artisinal handpacked ice cream. (UPDATED: June 13, 2013) (UPDATED: May 07, 2011)
  • Lafever Chestnuts - Uses natural growing practices, chestnuts,
    8353 Turner Road, Fenton, MI 48430. Phone: 810-750-5037. Email: mwlfever@aol.com. Open: See our website and facebook page for the current days and hours. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Open: Pick your own chestnuts late September through October.
    make reservations by emailing us. Directions: I 96 west to US 23 North travel approx. 20 minutes to exit number 75- (center road ) turn left(west)onto center road travel approx. one mile to linden road turn right (north) travel one and half miles to turner road - turn left (at the top of the hill) and from there follow the signs!!! looking forward to your visit to La Fever Chestnuts. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We harvest Chestnuts on our farm. Come and enjoy the day!! Harvest generally begins late September into October. We also share recipes and roast Chestnuts during the harvest. (ADDED: October 10, 2009) (UPDATED: November 01, 2011) (UPDATED: October 28, 2013, from their website)
  • Rainbows End Farm - Uses natural growing practices, raspberries (Autumn, red), Honey from hives on the farm, Green Beans, Sweet Corn, flowers (Zinnias), restrooms
    8333 Mohrle Road, Fowlerville, MI 48836. Phone: 517-223-1079. Alternate Phone: 517-294-4014. Email: RainbowsEndFarm2004@yahoo.com. Open: Monday thru Saturday 9am to dusk, closed Sunday; Fall raspberries will be ready for harvest around Sept 7 and run through October 10; Always call ahead, the patch may get picked out. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. U-pick Green Beans, Sweet Corn, Zinnias. U-dig Mums. Variety of produce available. Photo ops with sunflower patch! . Labyrinth garden to stroll, life-size Tic-Tac-Toe to play and Wi-Fi for those non-pickers along for a country drive. (UPDATED: May 27, 2010)
  • Spicer Orchards - strawberries, raspberries, cherries, pumpkins, blueberries, plums ,apples, hayrides
    10411 Clyde Rd. Fenton, MI 48430.Phone: (810) 632-7692. Email: contactus@spicerorchards.com. Open: Daily from 9:00am to 7:00pm. U-pick or picked strawberries, raspberries, cherries, pumpkins, blueberries, plums and apples. Picked peaches and pears. Cider mill, hayrides, Fall Festival weekends, petting farm, kids playground and school tours.  Directions: Take US-23 3 miles N of M-59 interchange to Clyde Road (Exit 70), then go E 1/2 mile Located 10 miles N of Brighton or 10 miles S of Fenton. (UPDATED: March 3, 2013, from their website)

Macomb County

Note: Some of the area codes have changed from (810) to (586).  If you encounter one, write me and I'll change it!
  • Blake Orchard & Cider Mill - Train ride tours, apples, peaches, strawberries, raspberries, plums, haunted barn, hayrides, mazes, u-cut Christmas trees
    17985 Armada Center, Armada, MI 48005. Phone: 586-784-5343. Email: blake@massnet1.net. Train ride tours, watch cider being pressed, farm animals, u-pick apples, peaches, strawberries, raspberries, plums, haunted barn, hayrides, mazes, food, u-cut Christmas trees. Open: June thru December ., 9 am to 6 p.m. Also, weekends in October, 6-11 pm. Directions: Take M-53 N to 32 Mile Road Go E 2 miles to Romeo Plank Road Go N 3 miles to Armada Center Road, E 1 mile. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
    Comments from a visitor on October 18, 2010: "I took 11 people including 7 children. They are a MAJOR RIPOFF!!! They want $8.50 for writsbands for what used to be FREE (MANY other orchards have similar attractions totally FREE). They ALSO want $3.00 to RIDE out to the field to PICK THEIR apples???? Another ripoff! Junior Dominguz offered to let us in to the "petting zoo" area free but that was still not fair. We spent $372.88 there this weekend but will NEVER be back! I also post everyplace I can find!"
  • Hys Cider Mill - apples, pumpkins
    6350 37 Mile Rd. Romeo, MI 48065. Phone: 810-798-3611. Cider, donuts, caramel apples, petting farm, jams, jellies, picked and u-pick apples, pumpkins. Open: September to November 3rd, weekends only, 11 am to 6 pm. Directions: Van Dyke N of Romeo to 37 Mi. Road; 1-1/2 miles W (left) of Van Dyke. S of Almont 3-1/2 miles to 37 Mile Road, turn right 1-1/2 W of Van Dyke.
  • Miller's Big Red Barn - apples, pumpkins, strawberries and raspberries
    32 Mile Road, Washington, MI.   Phone: 810-752-7888. Open: May 1-November 24, 9 am to 8 pm, seven days a week. Directions: I-75 to N. Rochester Road, to 32 Mile Rd.; or M-53 to 32 Mile Road (on 32 Mile Road between Rochester Road and Van Dyke.) U-pick: apples, pumpkins, strawberries and raspberries. Also available, peaches, fresh produce, plums, grapes and many more. Fall group tours; educational fun for all ages. Haunted hayride; a nighttime ride through our haunted orchard. Bakery and Country Store offers lots and lots of homestyle pies, breads, donuts, butters, jams & jellies. Free petting farm. Fudge Shop & Cider Mill. Greehouses; full of bedding plants and Fall mums.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill - apples, raspberries, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), and prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    2961 W. 32 Mile, Romeo, MI 48065. Phone: 586-752-2453. Fax: 586-752-3976. Email: rross123@comcast.net. Directions: Located on 32 mile between Van Dyke(M53) and Rochester Road North side of road; And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in January, February, March, September, October, November, December. Open: Daily September through December 31st from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; then January through March on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. Payment: Cash, Check.
  • Van Houtte Farm Market - U-pick tomatoes and peppers
    69475 Romeo Plank, Armada, MI. Phone: 586-752-5671. Directions: Three miles east of Romeo; turn north on Romeo Plank Road and go 1/4 mile. Open: 9 am to 7 pm, opening in July. Prepicked herb and vegetable plants through mid-June. Sweet corn, tomatoes, melons, cauliflower, broccoli, peppers and other seasonal fruits and vegetables. U-pick tomatoes and peppers start in August.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Verellen Orchards - U-pick strawberries, cherries
    63260 Van Dyke, Romeo, MI 48095. Phone: 586-752-2989. Family owned and run since 1920 with prepicked apples, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, grapes, cider mill, bakery, pier, donuts baked daily, frozen fruit and vegetable sale twice a year, fresh vegetables in season. MACMA member. Directions: 30 miles N of Detroit on M-53 (Van Dyke) 3 miles S of Romeo/take M-53 bypass to business district & orchards exit head N on M-53. Open: year round, Monday to Friday 6:30am-6pm Saturday and Sunday 7am-6pm.  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Westview Orchards and Adventure Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, cherries, peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    65075 Van Dyke, Washington Township, MI 48095. Phone: 586-752-3123. Alternate Phone: 866-986-4386. Fax: 586-752-4445. Email: familyfun@westvieworchards.com. Open: 7 days a week 10 am to 5 pm, Middle of June to October 31. Directions: GPS coordinates 42.77253, -83.01888 45 minutes north of Detroit. Northwest Intersection of Van Dyke (M-53) and 30 Mile Rd. Click here for a map and directions. All tours are available weekdays 9am to 4 pm only and by reservation only Bees and Blossoms Tour: May to Early June Strawberry Tour; Middle to late June Cherry Tour: Late June to Middle of July Peach Tour: Early to Middle August Apple Tour: September to end of October Pumpkin Tour: Late September to end of October Pick and Play: Available during weekdays only; UPick with limited Family Fun including Petting Farm, Playground, Obstacle course Fall Family Fun: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm, Labor Day Weekend to end of October. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) certified 2010 Centennial Farm of the Year 2010 Second Place Winner in the Michigan Cider Contest Featured on America's Heartland Series. Host of Grandma Kay's Annual 5K Run/Walk For Charity Family Fun Season passes available Schoolhouse Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe Open June 1 to Aug 31, Monday to Saturday 11 am to 9 pm, Sunday 11 am to 6 pm September 1 to October 31, 7 days a week 11 am to 6 pm. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)  (UPDATED: March 17, 2011)

Monroe County

  • Bennett's Orchard - Apples, pumpkins
    5647 Consear Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. Phone: (734) 854-2956. Email: Bennettapples@aol.com. Apples, area's best fresh apple cider, peaches, pumpkins, mums, squash, Fall December orating needs, jams, jellies, honey, craft store and u-pick apples. Open: August to Nov., Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 7 p.m. Sun. 10 am to 6 pm. Directions: US-23 Exit 3, E 1 mile  in beautiful Ottawa Lake. 5647 Consear Rd. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Charter Farm Produce - strawberries, tomatoes
    12140 Ida Center Road, Ida, MI 48140. Phone: 734-269-6297. Email: farmer.110@live.com. Open: Sunday to Saturday 8 am to 6 pm; Picking times are subject to the weather so please call ahead for times and crop availability.. Directions: 10 miles North of Toledo, Ohio 30 miles South of Ann Arbor, Michigan. From Ida, go three miles south on Lewis Ave. to Ida Center, turn left 1 1/4 miles. From Toledo, go 7 miles north of the Ohio Line on Lewis Avenue, turn left on Ida Center 1 1/4 miles; Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries end of May to middle of June; Tomatoes in late August. Payment: Cash, Check.  (UPDATED: August 04, 2009)
  • Erie Orchards Cider - blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and raspberries
    1235 Erie Road, Erie, MI 48133. Phone: (734) 848-4518. Email: karibu1977@aol.com. U-pick blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and raspberries. Weekend special events in September & Oct. School tours May- December . Farm market has fresh donuts & fritters daily. Open: July- December ., daily, 9 am to 7 p.m. Sun. 11 am to 6 pm. Directions: I-75 S to Exit 5, Erie Road. Then W 3 miles to orchard. Located 10 miles S of Monroe and 5 miles N of Toledo. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • U-Pick Blueberries - Blueberries (no pesticides)
    15682 Albain Rdoad, Petersburg, Michigan. Phone: (734) 279-2308. Please call before coming!!!
  • Whittakers Berry Farm - strawberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties
    6724 Todd Road, Ida, MI 48140. Phone: 734-269-6612. Email: whittakers@whittakersberryfarm.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 8am to 8pm; Saturday and Sunday 8am to 5pm;, June 5 pm to ?. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries ;;; 18 day season;;Typically begins first week of June till ?;;;;Mother Nature dependent;;;. Payment: Cash, Check. We are second generation Strawberry Farmers! We will be picking from over 10 acres of Beautiful Strawberries June 2015! All of our fields are weed free, irrigated, and mulched with straw. We pride ourselves in a Beautiful, clean, and most importantly, family friendly environment!! We offer assigned rows, meaning you pick in rows that have either never been picked, or untouched in several days! Strawberries are our passion...come see us...you'll be glad you did!!!. (UPDATED: July 09, 2014)  (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: August 04, 2010) (ADDED: July 08, 2008) 

Oakland County

Note: Some of the area codes have changed from (810) to (586).  If you encounter one, write me and I'll change it!
  • Beckwith's Berries & Blooms - ORGANIC, organic raspberries
    2230 Rochester Road, Leonard, MI 48367. Phone: 248-628-7123. Open: Always call before you go to confirm hours and availability; May-October, seven days a week, 10 am to 2 p.m. or by appointment. U-pick or we pick certified organic raspberries, produce, eggs, herbs, freezer jams & honey. 300 varieties of day lilies. Directions: 12 miles N of Rochester on Rochester Road across from Lakeville Lake. (UPDATED: June 19, 2010; their phone works, but got a recording)
  • Erwin Orchards U-Pick Cider - thornless red & yellow raspberries, u-pick sweet cherries, pumpkins. Festivals, wagon rides, hay maze, Children's Spooky Barn. Barn of Horrors & Labyrinth for adults, cider mill, farm stand, school tours
    South Lyon, MI . Phone: 248-437-0150. Email: eoi@ismi.net. Quality since 1920. Cider & doughuts. Summer & Fall u-pick thornless red & yellow raspberries, u-pick sweet cherries, 14 varieties of apples, pumpkins. Festivals, wagon rides, kids' barn yard with trike trail, 55 ft. balloon with slide, hay maze, goats and Children's Spooky Barn. Barn of Horrors & Labyrinth for adults. Tours by appointment, Monday to Friday Open: early July-mid Nov., daily, 9 am to 6 pm. Directions: I-96 to Kent Lake Road (Exit 153). Go S 1 mile  to Silver Lake Road, turn E. At Pontiac Trail turn S and follow signs to Cider Mill (grey building). Located near Kensington Metro Park. Nearest cities are South Lyon and Brighton. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, from their website)
  • Long Family Orchard & Cider Mill - apples, hayrides, pumpkins, corn maze, cider mill, farm stand, school tours
    Commerce  Twp., MI  Phone: 248-360-3774.  Fresh asparagus in May. Fresh sweet corn July-September. U-pick or picked apples. Picked asparagus, corn, tomatoes, plus  fresh cider, donuts, cider mill, hayrides on weekends Sept.-Oct. U-pick or picked pumpkins in October. School field trip tours by appointment Sept.-Oct. Fresh apples & cider mill thru Thanksgiving. Specific seasons and hours vary, call the hotline for information  Directions: Located in Commerce Twp. at Commerce & Bogie Lake Road, just N of Huron Valley Hospital. 5 miles E of Milford. 4 miles S of M-59. From the S, take Haggerty N to the end, turn left, then right. At the third light (Wise Rd.) turn left, go 3 miles. (UPDATED: June 01, 2014, by a visitor) (UPDATED: August 01, 2008)
    Comments from a visitor on June 29, 2011: "Long's Orchard does not have strawberries (in 2011).... unfortunately their crop was destroyed by rain this year. "
  • Michigan Flower Farm - Uses natural growing practices, flowers, farm animals
    22460 Garfield Road, Northville, MI 48167. Phone: 248-390-7266. Alternate Phone: 248-390-7266. Email: service@michiganflowerfarm.com. Open: Please visit our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Located just west of Northville. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Locally Grown Flowers...Naturally!. (ADDED: May 10, 2012)

Washtenaw County

  • Berry Hill Farm - blackberries, raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries (Spring, black), Honey from hives on the farm
    12835 North Territorial Road, Dexter, MI 48130. Phone: 734 475 1516. Email: jljedele@yahoo.com. Open: mid - August through October: Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm; Sunday, noon to 6 pm; Call ahead or check on Facebook to varify picking conditions. Directions: Located northwest of Ann Arbor. 12 miles west of US23 (n. territorial road exit) and 3.5 miles west of Dexter-Pinckney road. Click here for a map and directions. Spring black raspberries start late June; Call for information; Also, check our Facebook page for other items we might offer. Payment: Cash, Check. Our berries are raise on trellised groomed rows. We follow Integrated Pest Management practices and our goal is healthy clean fruit. We also offer gourds, squash, corn stalks, and hay bales. Parking is free. Pumpkins are sold by the pound. Fall colors and scenery are FREE. (UPDATED: September 15, 2013)  (UPDATED: September 04, 2008)(UPDATED: September 20, 2012)
  • Dexter Blueberry Farm - blueberries
    11024 Beach Road, Dexter, MI 48130. Phone: (734) 426-2900. Email: contact@dexterblueberry.com. U-pick blueberries. Open: mid-July thru early September as berries permit. Monday to Saturday, 8:30 am to 7:30 pm, Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Call for message about picking information. Directions: Take the I-94 Baker Road Exit 167 (W of Ann Arbor), right (N) on Baker Road, left on Main St. through downtown Dexter, left (W) on Dexter-Chelsea Road, right (N) on N. Dancer Road, left on Beach Road to 11024 Beach Road. (UPDATED: July 14, 2009)
  • Donahee Farms - straw maze and u-pick pumpkins (maybe u-pick strawberries).
    Tower Road, Salem, MI. Phone: (734) 459-0655. We strive to supply you with products produced from our farm. Spring: potted plants, hanging baskets, bedding plants, perennials and strawberries. Summer: sweet corn by July 1, followed by melons, tomatoes and many more fresh vegetables in season. Fall: corn stalks, gourds, Indian corn, pumpkins of all sizes, straw, straw maze and u-pick pumpkins. Open: April for bedding plants. July-Oct. for vegetables. Mid-Sept.-Oct. for pumpkins. Directions: Plymouth/Ann Arbor. US-23 Exit 49 (N. Territorial) E or M-14 Exit Gotfredson Road N 1/2 mile to N. Territorial. Main Farm/Greenhouses: Intersection of N. Territorial and Tower Road, 7 miles E of US-23 or 3 miles W of Gotfredson Road off M-14. Two roadside stands.
  • Eddie's Blueberry Patch - Blueberries only
    3150 Judd Road, Milan, MI, 48160. Phone: 734 439-8360. Open: July-August. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: July 07, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on July 07, 2011: "This blueberry patch has been in Milan for almost 50 years and the locals know about it. "
  • Frosty Apple - apples
    Intersection of Mast Rd & Walsh Rd, Dexter, MI 48130. Phone: (734) 426-2863. Open: Weekends 9 am to 5 pm (in season). (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 20, 2009)
    Comments from a visitor on September 20, 2009:
    "very friendly family owned apple farm, hand picked by local neighbors. Beautiful apples at a VERY reasonable price 1/2 bushel (bag) fresh picked Macintosh for $8.00 or 2 for $14.00....versus a local cider mill's apples that were $6.25/small bag (approx 10 apples)".
  • Lutz Orchard - apples, pears, farm animals, school tours
    11030 Macon Road, Saline, MI 48176. Phone: 734 429 5145. Open: September and October Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday 9 am to noon Saterday Sunday 9 am to 5 pm closed all day Thursday. Directions: 4 miles SW of Saline. Take Monroe St. S from US-12 in Saline. Monroe becomes Macon Road at city limits, Intersection of Braun Rd. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: (ADDED: February 20, 2012)
  • Makielski's Berry Farm - blackberries, raspberries, Honey from hives on the farm
    7130 Platt Road, Ypsilant, MI 48197. Phone: (734) 572-0060. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in July, August, September, October. Open: 7 days a week from 8 am to 8pm mid to late July through October 2008. Blackberries are ready last week of July 2008 and the bushes are laden with fruit ;;;;Amber Raspberries are in and some Red Raspberry fields have also started to ripen. Payment: Cash, only. Come and enjoy our delicious berries, honey and other produce as we celebrate our 58th season on the farm. As we reminisce about our years of selling berries, we think of all the wonderful customers we have enjoyed serving.
    Comments from a visitor on June 02, 2011:
    "I believe that Makielski's never sprays their raspberries, with pesticide or anything else, which is great. Best to double check with them, though."
    A visitor tell me about the rhubarb:
    "My wife and I went out into the field and picked the stalks that we wanted. The  owner said they have had PYO rhubarb for years, just never advertised.  They have probably ¼ to ½ acre in rhubarb." (UPDATED: June 26, 2008) . (UPDATED: August 02, 2008)
  • Rowe's Produce Farm - peas, strawberries, farm market, porta-potties
    10570 Martz Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Phone: 734-482-8538. Email: rowesproducefarm@sbcglobal.net. Open: : In June, Everyday 7am to 8pm; July thru September, Monday thru Friday, 11am to 6pm, Sunday 9am to 6pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: I-94 to Rawsonville Road (Exit 187). Go south on Rawsonville Road for 2-1/2 miles to Martz Road Turn Right, farm is 1/4 mile down on left side of road. Click here for a map and directions. Pick your own Strawberry Season is usually 3 to 4 weeks starting in June. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We have the most acreage dedicated to u-pick Strawberries and Peas in Michigan; In July we open our Farm Market with fresh fruits and vegetables, specializing in our own Homegrown Sweet Corn; This is a second generation family farm, we would love to have your family visit our farm. So come on in and look around our site for hours, directions and recipes or just to see a few farm photos. You can also sign up for "THE LIST" on our Contact Us page to receive email updates on u-pick crop conditions and farm news throughout the summer. . (UPDATED: February 08, 2014) (UPDATED: August 05, 2012, by JBS)
  • Wasem Fruit Farm - apples, red raspberries, pumpkins, black currants and gooseberries
    6580 Judd Road, Milan, Michigan 48160. Phone: (734) 482-2342. U-pick tart cherries beginning about July 1. U-pick and already picked apples beginning about September 10. Apple cider, donuts, pumpkins, squash, plums and farm market. Pre-arranged school tours (September 15-October 31). Open: during tart cherry season (approx. July 1-20), 9 am to 6 pm, everyday. Then open again approx. September 10-October 31, 9 am to 6 pm, everyday. Reduced hours November 1. Directions: Exit US-23 at Willis Road (Exit 31), go E 3 miles to Pitman Road, S 1 mile  to Judd Road, left to 6580 Judd Road. Or exit I-94 at Rawsonville Road (Exit 187). Go S 4-1/2 miles to Willis Road, W 4-1/2 miles to Pitman Road, S 1 mile  to Judd Road, left to 6580 Judd Rd.
    Comments from a visitor on September 04, 2008: "Hi. I just wanted to let you know that Wasem Fruit Farm in Milan, Michigan is a place to pick black currants and gooseberries in July. This is just about the only place I've found that has these. "
    (UPDATED: September 04, 2008)
  • Wiards Orchards and Country Fair - apples, pumpkins, wagon rides, cider mill
    5565 Merritt Rd. Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Phone: (734) 482-7744. Directions: Click here for their map page. I-94 to Exit 183, Huron Street, Ypsilanti. Go S on Huron St. to Stoney Creek Road. Right on Stoney Creek Road. Follow signs. Approx. 4 miles from I-94. Open: Click here for current hours; after Labor Day thru the month of October. Please visit website for detailed info.  Home of Night Terrors, Oct. evenings, Friday-Sun. U-pick apples, pumpkins, cider mill, donut shop, bakery, wagon rides Fall weekends. Country Fair on Fall weekends with family entertainment. . (UPDATED: October 19, 2010)
    A visitor writes on September 26, 2014: "Love this place! Outstanding pies and baked goods, awesome cider, tons of activities, petting zoo...my kids have a ball every time we go."
    Comments from a visitor on October 03, 2011: "We went to Waird's this weekend and were greatly disappointing that to pick either apples or pumpkins, we had to pay $12.50 per person to get in and then also pay for the produce. The handful of activities they have in addition to the picking is really not worth the $12.50. It was a total rip-off. I thought you may want to add this information so people who are looking to pick produce know how excessively expensive this place is. "

Wayne County

  • Apple Charlies - apples, pears, peaches, pumpkins, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    38035 S. Huron, New Boston, MI 48164. Phone: (734) 753-9380. Email: Charlie@applecharliesorchardandcidermill.com. Open: September 1 to November 10. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Detroit: I-94 W to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Ann Arbor: I-94 E to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Monroe: I-275 N. to exit 11 turn (South Huron Road) Turn left and go 1 mile west. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (. (UPDATED: October 08, 2013)
  • Bird's Big Punk'ns - Pumpkins, Pick your own Red Raspberries,
    16750 Hannan, Romulus, MI 48174. Phone: 734-941-1037. Alternate phone: 734-673-5150. Open: September and October, Daily from 10 am til dark.
    Comments from a visitor on September 17, 2009:
    "They are family friendly, happy to let the children pick berries along with you. And the pumpkins make great photo ops! They cannot be found on any other website, but we've picked berries 3 years in a row and they make great jam!  And they specialize in "Monster" pumpkins. Pumpkins in all different sizes, some HUGE and different colors. " (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 17, 2009)
  • Sandy Acres Blueberry Farm - blueberries,
    38038093 Judd Road, Belleville, MI 48111. Phone: 734 657-2828. Email: u-picblueberries@charter.net. Open: Tuesday from 9 am to 7 pm; Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm; and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm; closed on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We expect to open Tuesday July 10. Payment: Cash, only. Please remember to wear appropriate shoes for farming. Sunblock and mosquito repellant is suggested as well. Children welcome with adult supervision. Blueberries: typically July 10 to September 1 but please call for availability later in the season. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: July 15, 2010)  (UPDATED: June 24, 2012) (UPDATED: June 28, 2012)
    Comments from a visitor on July 23, 2010: "We loved this charming place."

Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

Hillsdale County

  • K's Acres - Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, grapes, herbs/spices, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (black), summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes,
    4680 Fitzpatrick Road, Hillsdale, MI 49242. Phone: 517-437-7054. Email: k_s_acres@yahoo.com. Open: April thru October 7 days, Monday thru Friday 9am to 6pm Saturday and Sundays 10am to 5 pm. Directions: We are easily reached by taking US12 E or W to Bunn Road south follow the Marketeer signs. Bunn Road is between Jonesville and Allen. From Lake Le Ann, 127 take US12 West. From Jackson Moscow road to US12 W. From Ohio 99 N to Mechanic west follow the signs. From Coldwater 69 to US12 East past Allen to Bunn Road. Click here for a map and directions. Raspberry harvest starts approximately July 1st thru October 31st; Peaches July the 4th thru September; Call for any updates. Payment: Cash, Check. Looks like a decent crop of Peaches this year. Saturdays visit us at the Hillsdale Farm Market at the County Building parking lot. Check us out on Facebook K's Acres. Bedding plants, flowers, vegetable plants available mid April. Prepicked Red raspberries, Black and Yellow in season are available. Pre picked Flamin' Fury Peaches Pre Picked produce includes lettuce, Roma green and yellow beans. (UPDATED: April 05, 2010)

Ingham County

  • Diederich's Berry and Produce Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, corn (sweet), eggplant, grapes, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg,
    3537 Morrice Road, Webberville , MI 48892. Phone: 517-521-4667. Alternate Phone: 517-521-3415. Open: Mid July - September; Please call ahead. Directions: I-96 between Howell and Lansing to the Webberville Exit. M-52 north to Grand River. Grand River East to Webberville Road Webberville Road north to Allen Road Allen Road east to Morrice Road. Morrice Road north to 3537 Morrice Road Located on the west side. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. U-pick We-Pick Strawberries approx. mid June. Produce early-mid July through September. Additional produce includes onions, potatoes, zucchini, yellow summer squash, a variety of winter squash, cucumbers & pickling cucumbers. (ADDED: June 08, 2013)
  • Rowe's Farm Market & Pumpkin Patch - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, blackberries, raspberries (yellow), raspberries (black),
    4047 W. Columbia Rd, Mason, MI 48854. Phone: 517-676-9360. Email: rowespumpkinpatch@cablespeed.com. Open: late August till the first hard frost; daily from 11am to 7pm. Directions: Take 127 to the Mason/Cedar Street exit. Turn toward Mason, go around the curve to the first traffic light (Columbia Road). Turn right and go 2 miles. We are located at the Intersection of Edgar and Columbia Road. Look for the signs. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: July 06, 2012) (ADDED: August 04, 2009)

Jackson County

  • Clare Limerick Alpaca and Produce Farm - Uses natural growing practices, Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Uncovered outdoor market, Crafts, artistic products, etc, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cucumbers, flowers, peas, peppers, pumpkins, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    5681 Rives Junction Road, Jackson, MI 49201. Phone: 517-331-2410. Alternate Phone: 517-787-6955. Fax: 517-787-6965. Email: clarelimerick@gmail.com. Open: Thursday 8 am to 12 noon; Friday 8 am to 6 pm; Monday - Wednesday by appointment (please call); May 1 pm to October 31. Directions: Just a few miles off the intersection of I94 and US 127. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. We have alpaca clothing and yarn. Also a variety of alpaca related gift items. Over 40 alpacas on the farm. New born alpacas are onsite for viewing May -October. We also have kohlrabi, Brussels sprouts, potatoes, ornamental, squash, basil, thyme, sage, parsley, hot peppers, popcorn. (ADDED: July 24, 2011)
  • Chelsea's Farm Fresh Produce - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, blueberries, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, onions, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, snacks and refreshment stand
    130 S. Main Street, Brooklyn, MI 49230. Phone: 517-414-3003. Email: chelsea'sfarmfreshproduce@hotmail.com. Open: Early June thru mid November; 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Visit us from Early June thru mid November for your fresh picked fruits & vegetables. We are located next to Buddies in the Village of Brooklyn, MI. (ADDED: May 23, 2010)
  • Ives Gardens - Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is certified organically grown, Indoor market, apples, beans, blackberries, blueberries, broad beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, onions, other berries, other citrus, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    4990 Ann Arbor Rd, Jackson, MI 49201. Phone: 517-764-9823. Email: iveserman@gmail.com. Open: We open usually around the 2nd week in July; Hrs 10 am to 7, 7 days a week and stay open till October 31 at 7:00 pm. Directions: Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. Family ran for over 50 yrs and have owned that land and farmed it since 1898..We are the Corn Kings of Michigan. We are know for the best sweet con in Michigan has been shipped all over the world by customers. (ADDED: October 03, 2011)
  • Pregitzer Farm Market l.l.c - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, beans, beets, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, other vegetables, porta-potties, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    6870 Territorial Road, Munith, MI 49259. Phone: [517]769-2768. Alternate Phone: [517]240-4600. Email: shannon@yourfarmmarket.com. Open: May 1 to October 31 Monday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: From Jackson off of I94 take the cooper street exit .turn left [north] proceed 15 miles north on cooper/M106/plum orchard to Bunkerhill road, a slight left 1 1/2 miles to Territorial road, right at corner , first drive on left. Click here for a map and directions. May 1 to June 30 Flower and vegetable plants July to October 31 in season vegetables; October 1 to October 31 U-Pick Pumpkins and Corn. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Fall Harvest Festival October 12 and 13 2013 12pm to 6 pm. (ADDED: January 30, 2013)

Lenawee County

  • Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    13639 Mulberry Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. Phone: 517-486-2237. Email: gustbrothers@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm provides a real, wholesome, and fun farm experience to all visitors. We offer fall décor and produce both pre-picked and you-pick: pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, corn shocks, straw bales, crafts, jams, etc. Families enjoy our farm animals on display, which includes young and old animals. Included are sows with piglets, cows and calves, sheep, goats, bunnies, chickens, chicks, and kittens. Visit our new concession barn for some freshly made donuts, cider, or other snacks, or enjoy a hayride around the farm. We also offer potatoes, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, kale, lettuce, brussels sprouts, and cabbage that customers can pick on their own. (UPDATED: August 21, 2014)

Livingston County

  • Dinkelville Melons Farmers Market - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties
    1006 West Schafer Road, Howell, MI 48843. Phone: 517-548-4133. Alternate Phone: 517-546-4838. Email: dinkelville@yahoo.com. Open:daily starting the middle of July through September 8am to 7pm; Open Weekends in October 9am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Howell - Take D19 south 6 miles to Schafer road (look for the Shell station) turn right ( west ) go 1/2 mile. Look for the big white barn. We are on the right side ( north side). 1006 W. Schafer Rd, Howell, MI 48843. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Visit our Flea Market too. Grower / producer of the "Howell Melon". The only organic product that we have is Maple Syrup. (ADDED: February 23, 2011)
  • Green Oak Farmer's and Community Market - Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc,
    9608 Village Place Boulevard, Brighton, MI 48116. Phone: 313-590-1960. Email: greenoakmarket@gmail.com. Open: Every Sunday, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, from May 6 to October 28. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. This market is hosted in the Green Oak Village Place Mall parking lot so there is a wide selection of other shopping and dining available to market customers throughout the mall. (ADDED: March 20, 2012)
  • Hazens Blueberry Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, blueberries, peaches, plums, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), Honey from hives on the farm, porta-potties, picnic area, school tours
    1144 Peavy Road, Howell, MI 48843. Phone: 517-548-1841. Email: hazensfarm@gmail.com. Open: Tuesday to Sunday, from 7am to 7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Our farm is located in beautiful Howell, MI just minutes from exit 137 off I96. Come see us. We appreciate your business!. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Peaches and Raspberries are naturally grown without the use of chemicals. (UPDATED: May 07, 2011)
  • Munsell Farms - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market,
    6850 Mason Road, Fowlerville, MI 48836. Phone: 517-223-9639. Email: info@munsellfarms.com. Open: Vary by activity and time of the year. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Lansing: Take I-96 east to exit 129. Go south on Fowlerville Road to the stop sign at Mason Road and go east. Farm is 1 and 1/4 on the north side. Detroit: Take I-96 west to exit 129. Go south on Fowlerville Road to the stop sign at Mason Road and go east. Farm is 1 and 1/4 on the north side. Greenhouses: May 1 to June 15 Fall Pumpkin Stand: September 15 to October 31 Christmas Trees: Thanksgiving until supplies last. Payment: Cash, Check. Pumpkin Pull is first Saturday in October. Tractors 1957 and older are welcome to participate in a tractor pull by Hudson Mills Old Power Club and Munsell Farms. How much weight in pumpkins can you pull? We also offer a Petal Pull. Kids from 3 to 10 years old can pull like the big guys!. At Munsell Farms we offer hay, straw, shelled corn, cracked corn, rye, oats, sunflower seeds, spring decor, bedding plants, vegetable plants, hanging baskets, mums, pumpkins, squash, fall decor and much more! We also specialize in clean shelled corn for corn stoves that is dried down to 12%. (ADDED: October 19, 2009)

Macomb County

  • Altermatt Farms- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, strawberries, pumpkins, flowers
    16580 25 Mile Road, Macomb Township, MI 48042. Email: altermattfarmsllc@comcast.net. Open: MON - FRI: 9 -8 and Ssaturday: 9 -6, Sunday: 9 - 6 . Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Visa,MasterCard. We are a farm that now has a retail greenhouse, and a farm market where we sell our fresh picked strawberries and home grown produce.  We sell many of our vegetables in large quanities, as well as small. You can purchase just a few vegetables to make a quick dinner, or we offer large amounts as well for all your canning needs. Not all of the vegetables are ready at the same time, but many of them do last throughout the season. We also sell many different types of fresh apples and other fruits from the local orchards.  (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: June 12, 2012)
    Comments from a visitor on June 12, 2012: "I just got back from there with a flat of strawberries - nice place, nice people. One slight change for your writeup: they took my credit card, so they don't seem to be cash-only any more."
  • Westview Orchards and Adventure Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    65075 Van Dyke, Washington Twp., MI 48095. Phone: 586-752-3123. Alternate Phone: 866-986-4386. Fax: 586-752-4445. Email: familyfun@westvieworchards.com. Open: 7 days a week, 8 am thru 6 pm, April to December 31. Directions: GPS coordinates 42.77253, -83.01888 45 minutes north of Detroit. Northwest Intersection of Van Dyke (M-53) and 30 Mile Rd. Click here for a map and directions. All tours are available weekdays 9am to 4 pm only and by reservation only Bees and Blossoms Tour: May to Early June Strawberry Tour; Middle to late June Cherry Tour: Late June to Middle of July Peach Tour: Early to Middle August Apple Tour: September to end of October Pumpkin Tour: Late September to end of October Pick and Play: Available during weekdays only; UPick with limited Family Fun including Petting Farm, Playground, Obstacle course Fall Family Fun: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm, Labor Day Weekend to end of October. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) certified 2010 Centennial Farm of the Year 2010 Second Place Winner in the Michigan Cider Contest Featured on America's Heartland Series www.americasheartland.org/episodes/episode_516/index.htm Host of Grandma Kay's Annual 5K Run/Walk For Charity Family Fun Season passes available Schoolhouse Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe Open June 1 to Aug 31, Monday to Saturday 11 am to 9 pm, Sunday 11 am to 6 pm September 1 to October 31, 7 days a week 11 am to 6 pm www.westvieworchards.com. Homemade fudge and bakery items(donuts, pies, logs, breads, flips), ice cream, kettle korn, salsas, pickles available. (UPDATED: March 17, 2011)

Monroe County

  • Dundee Farmer's Market - Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is certified organically grown, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Crafts, artistic products, etc, pumpkins, snacks and refreshment stand
    209 Tecumseh Street, Dundee, MI 48131. Phone: 734-529-2688. Open: June - End of October Wednesday's 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Saturday's 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Special Weekend events planned. See Facebook page for upcoming events. Plants in early spring. (ADDED: September 08, 2010)

Oakland County

  • Mitchell Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Covered outdoor market, flowers, pumpkins, winter squash, Other fruit or veg, porta-potties, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    3404 Mitchell Road, Holly, MI 48442. Phone: 248-935-8328. Alternate Phone: 248-842-6028. Fax: 248-634-2106. Email: hollytaxcenter@yahoo.com. Open: May 1 to June 30 9 am to 6 pm. Directions: From exit 108 at I-75 go south on Holly Road to Mitchell Road. (about 4 miles) Turn right (west) and market is on your left. From exit 102 on I-75 go west on Grange Hall Road to Holly Road traffic signal. Go north 3 miles to Mitchell Road and go left. You're there. Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkins, squash and gourds: October 1 to October 31. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. In the spring we sell annuals for planting and vegetables and seeds for the garden. We sell a wide varity of baskets and combination planters. Gourds. (UPDATED: July 21, 2011)
  • Oakland County Market - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, gift shop, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food)
    2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328. Phone: 248-858-5495. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: August 13, 2011)
  • Royal Oak Farmer's Market- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, gift shop
    316 East 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067. Phone: 248-246-3276. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. The Farmers Market is located in the Civic Center at the Intersection of 11 Mile Road and Troy Street, across from the Library and adjacent to the 44th District Court. The Royal Oak Farmers Market provides one of the premium farm market venues in southeast Michigan. Farm producers sell from an enclosed building, with ample parking, on Friday during the farm season (May through Christmas) and Saturday all year 'round. During growing season farmers are only allowed to sell what they grow. A Flea Market of regional fame is open every Sunday with 100+ vendors sell on a rotating basis, attracting repeat visits from antiques and collectibles-seekers from all over the state. The Royal Oak Farmers Market opened as a truck market, at the Intersection of 4th and Troy streets, on October 14, 1925 as a cooperative venture between the then-new City of Royal Oak and Oakland County, Michigan. The present structure was erected in the spring of 1927 and dedicated July 1 of that year. Since 1997 the Farmers Market has been solely owned and operated by the City of Royal Oak. It has been a popular institution for more than 80 years. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: August 13, 2011)

Washtenaw County

  • Lesser Farms and Orchard - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins (brought in from the field)
    12651 Island Lake Road, Dexter, MI. Phone:  (734) 426-8009. Open: Call for for hours and availability. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, Check . Family run orchards. APPLES, CIDER, HONEY, PLUMS, PUMPKINS, HOMEMADE SOAP, CANDLES AND FIREWOOD! AN OLD-FASHIONED WORKING FAMILY FARM!  (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 17, 2011)
  • Lutz Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, apples, pears, farm animals, school tours
    11030 Macon Road, Saline, MI 48176. Phone: 734 429 5145. Open: September and October Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday 9 am to noon Saterday Sunday 9 am to 5 pm closed all day Thursday. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: (ADDED: February 20, 2012)

Wayne County

  • Apple Charlies - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    38035 S. Huron, New Boston, MI 48164. Phone: (734) 753-9380. Open: Monday to Sunday 9 am to 8 pm; August 1 to December 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Detroit: I-94 W to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Ann Arbor: I-94 E to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Monroe: I-275 N. to exit 11 turn (South Huron Road) Turn left and go 1 mile west. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 08, 2013)
  • Detroit Eastern Market- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), pumpkins (brought in from the field)
    2934 Russell Street, Detroit, MI 48207. Phone: 313-833-9300. Email: admin@detroiteasternmarket.com. Open: Saturdays from 5 am to 5 pm. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx . As many as 40,000 people flock to Eastern Market for its Saturday Market to enjoy one of the most authentic urban adventures in the United States.  (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: January 07, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on January 07, 2011: "The market and the adjacent district are rare finds in a global economy - a local food district with more than 250 independent vendors and merchants processing, wholesaling, and retailing food. In addition to its Saturday Market, Eastern Market holds Flower Day one of the largest flower shows in the country. Check their website for more details! As of July, 2007 Eastern Market accepts the Bridge Card. Which I personally think is amazing for lower income families that want good, healthy, locally grown food. Check their website for more details about how to use your Bridge Card at Eastern Market!"

Local Honey Sources:

Lenawee County

  • Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Honey (retail), Raw honeys, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    13639 Mulberry Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. Phone: 517-486-2237. Email: gustbrothers@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm provides a real, wholesome, and fun farm experience to all visitors. We offer fall décor and produce both pre-picked and you-pick: pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, corn shocks, straw bales, crafts, jams, etc. Families enjoy our farm animals on display, which includes young and old animals. Included are sows with piglets, cows and calves, sheep, goats, bunnies, chickens, chicks, and kittens. Visit our new concession barn for some freshly made donuts, cider, or other snacks, or enjoy a hayride around the farm. We offer honey collected from the hives on our farm. (UPDATED: August 21, 2014)

Livingston County

Macomb County

  • Hardy Honey Bee Farms - Honey (retail), Honey (wholesale), Blueberry honey, Buckwheat honey, Clover honey, Orange blossom honey, Wildflower honey, Comb honey, Raw honeys, Whipped honey, Beeswax candles, Pollen, Other honey products, Honey from hives on the farm
    Intersection of M-59 and Ryan Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48314. Phone: 586-484-7273. Alternate Phone: 586-484-1110. Email: hardyhoney@att.net. Open: Please call for availability and purchase information. Directions: Sterling Heights near M-59 and Ryan Road. Please call for pick-up information, prior arrangements are needed for purchase. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards. All of our honey is raw and local! We are the beekeepers, know where your honey comes from. (ADDED: February 09, 2014)
  • Westview Orchards and Adventure Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    65075 Van Dyke, Washington Twp., MI 48095. Phone: 586-752-3123. Alternate Phone: 866-986-4386. Fax: 586-752-4445. Email: familyfun@westvieworchards.com. Open: 7 days a week 8am to 6pm, April to December 24, sold in Farm Market. Directions: GPS coordinates 42.77253, -83.01888 45 minutes north of Detroit. Northwest Intersection of Van Dyke (M-53) and 30 Mile Rd. Click here for a map and directions. All tours are available weekdays 9am to 4 pm only and by reservation only Bees and Blossoms Tour: May to Early June Strawberry Tour; Middle to late June Cherry Tour: Late June to Middle of July Peach Tour: Early to Middle August Apple Tour: September to end of October Pumpkin Tour: Late September to end of October Pick and Play: Available during weekdays only; UPick with limited Family Fun including Petting Farm, Playground, Obstacle course Fall Family Fun: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm, Labor Day Weekend to end of October. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) certified 2010 Centennial Farm of the Year 2010 Second Place Winner in the Michigan Cider Contest Featured on America's Heartland Series www.americasheartland.org/episodes/episode_516/index.htm Host of Grandma Kay's Annual 5K Run/Walk For Charity Family Fun Season passes available Schoolhouse Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe Open June 1 to Aug 31, Monday to Saturday 11 am to 9 pm, Sunday 11 am to 6 pm September 1 to October 31, 7 days a week 11 am to 6 pm www.westvieworchards.com. Honey sticks available also. (UPDATED: March 17, 2011)

Washtenaw County

  • Lutz Orchard - Honey (retail), Beeswax candles, Tours, farm animals, school tours
    11030 Macon Road, Saline, MI 48176. Phone: 734 429 5145. Open: September and October Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday 9 am to noon Saterday Sunday 9 am to 5 pm closed all day Thursday. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: (ADDED: February 20, 2012)

Wayne County

  • Apple Charlies - Honey (retail), Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    38035 S. Huron, New Boston, MI 48164. Phone: (734) 753-9380. Open: Monday to Sunday 9 am to 8 pm; August 1 to December 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Detroit: I-94 W to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Ann Arbor: I-94 E to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Monroe: I-275 N. to exit 11 turn (South Huron Road) Turn left and go 1 mile west. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: October 08, 2013)

Maple Syrup Farms and Sugarworks:

Lenawee County

  • Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Medium maple syrup, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    13639 Mulberry Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. Phone: 517-486-2237. Email: gustbrothers@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. . Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm provides a real, wholesome, and fun farm experience to all visitors. We offer fall décor and produce both pre-picked and you-pick: pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, corn shocks, straw bales, crafts, jams, etc. Families enjoy our farm animals on display, which includes young and old animals. Included are sows with piglets, cows and calves, sheep, goats, bunnies, chickens, chicks, and kittens. Visit our new concession barn for some freshly made donuts, cider, or other snacks, or enjoy a hayride around the farm. (UPDATED: August 21, 2014)

Livingston County

  • Dinkelville Melons Farmers Market - Organic maple syrup, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties
    1006 West Schafer Road, Howell, MI 48843. Phone: 517-548-4133. Alternate Phone: 517-546-4838. Email: dinkelville@yahoo.com. Open:daily starting the middle of July through September 8am to 7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Howell - Take D19 south 6 miles to Schafer road (look for the Shell station) turn right ( west ) go 1/2 mile. Look for the big white barn. We are on the right side ( north side). 1006 W. Schafer Rd, Howell, MI 48843. Payment: Cash, Check. . Visit our Flea Market too. (ADDED: February 23, 2011)

Wayne County

  • Apple Charlies - Medium maple syrup, maple candies, maple sugar, maple honey, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    38035 S. Huron, New Boston, MI 48164. Phone: (734) 753-9380. Open: Seasonal. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Detroit: I-94 W to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Ann Arbor: I-94 E to I-275 S. to exit 11b (South Huron Road) Turn right and go 1 mile west From Monroe: I-275 N. to exit 11 turn (South Huron Road) Turn left and go 1 mile west. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. . (UPDATED: October 08, 2013)

Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Lenawee County

  • Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Beef, Pork, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Eggs (free range), Brown eggs, sausage, Bacon (pork), Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Restrooms, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    13639 Mulberry Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. Phone: 517-486-2237. Email: gustbrothers@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Gust Brother's Pumpkin Farm provides a real, wholesome, and fun farm experience to all visitors. We offer fall décor and produce both pre-picked and you-pick: pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, corn shocks, straw bales, crafts, jams, etc. Families enjoy our farm animals on display, which includes young and old animals. Included are sows with piglets, cows and calves, sheep, goats, bunnies, chickens, chicks, and kittens. Visit our new concession barn for some freshly made donuts, cider, or other snacks, or enjoy a hayride around the farm. (UPDATED: August 21, 2014)

Oakland County

  • Huff Tree Farm - Chicken (free range), Beef, Bison /Buffalo, Pork, Fresh water fish farm, 100% grass and/or grain fed, 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, sausage, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Fishing onsite, horse-drawn carriage rides,
    1460 W Wardlow Rd, Highland, MI 48357. Phone: +1248-935-4140. Email: farm_fresh_produced@yahoo.com. Open: 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday - Saturday. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Huff Tree Farm is in business since 1954. Originally selling Christmas trees, landscaping trees, winter firewood and campfire woods in summer. Recently we are raising critters for food consumption so that the 100 acre of grass field and deep woods forest are use to the fullest. Animals (wild and cultured) are free to run and play in a grass field and in the deep forest Huff Tree Farm is located at 1500 W Wardlow Rd Highland Michingan. Call 248-935-4140. David Huff and family are raising grass and corn fed cows, chickens and pigs. These critters for food consumption rose naturally in a 100 acre Huff Tree Farm Highland Michigan. Anybody who are interested, just ring us up. Call 248-935-4140/ yahoo email: farm_fresh_produced@yahoo.com for more information. You can visit and see some photos via face book page. See and try the grass and corn fed beef and pork fresh produced by Huff Tree Farm. (ADDED: February 06, 2012)

Farm Venues for Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Jackson County

  • Indian Brook Trout Farm - Cooking Facilities, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, School and educational groups, Kitchen facilities available, Restaurant onsite, You may bring your own food, Tables and chairs are Provided , Hotel nearby, Pumpkin patch, goats, llamas/alpacas, other animals, Fishing onsite, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Smoking allowed in designated areas,
    5883 W. Michigan Avenue, Jackson, MI 49201. Phone: 517-750-2743. Email: info@indianbrooktroutfarm.com. Open: Hours vary; Always call ahead; Friday Fish Fry is 4pm til 8pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Indian Brook Trout Farm is an aquaculture, agriculture and educational facility. It has a working Hatchery where Rainbow Trout are raised from triployed "eyed eggs". It has ponds where the trout are then raised after leaving the Hatchery. Friday nights from 4PM to 8PM is the Friday night Fish Fry Featuring Rainbow Trout for $7.99. In the fall pumpkins are raised in 12 different varieties, from 2 to 200 pounds. Group tours of 30 or more are welcome. September and October are always open to the public. Jacksons number one place for family fun!. Click here for our Facebook page.  (ADDED: August 10, 2012) (UPDATED: August 10, 2012)
  • Pregitzer Farm Market l.l.c - Lighting, Heating, Birthday parties, Business outings, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, You may bring your own food, Tables and chairs are Provided , Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, sheep, goats, horses, chickens, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Smoking allowed in designated areas, handicap accessible, porta-potties, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    6870 Territorial Road, Munith, MI 49259. Phone: [517]769-2768. Alternate Phone: [517]240-4600. Email: shannon@yourfarmmarket.com. Open: May 1 to October 31 Monday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: From Jackson off of I94 take the cooper street exit .turn left [north] proceed 15 miles north on cooper/M106/plum orchard to Bunkerhill road, a slight left 1 1/2 miles to Territorial road, right at corner , first drive on left. Click here for a map and directions. May 1 to June 30 Flower and vegetable plants July to October 31 in season vegetables; October 1 to October 31 U-Pick Pumpkins and Corn. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Fall Harvest Festival October 12 and 13 2013 12pm to 6 pm. Family fun farm!. (ADDED: January 30, 2013)

Oakland County

  • Bonadeo Farms - Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, concessions / refreshment stand
    1215 White Lake Rd, Highland, MI 48356. Phone: 248-787-4553. Email: rbonadeo59@gmail.com. Open: September - Saturday and Sunday 8am to 6pm October - Thursday 5pm to 9pm, Friday 5pm to 11pm, Saturday 8am to 11pm, Sunday 8am to 6pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. In Highland near Milford, White Lake and Waterford. Phone 248-787-4553. Corn maze, Haunted house, Pumpkin patch, free wagon rides, cider, cider slushies, freshly made donuts, carmel apples, carmel corn, pies, fire pit, and more. Parties welcome. Open weekends September and October. Directions and details on the website. (UPDATED: September 17, 2014)

Wholesale Foods

Hillsdale County

  • Graber Brother Farms - Local delivery, Regional delivery (see below for details), pumpkins,
    12740 Cambria Rd, Camden, OH 49232. Phone: 419-485-8409. Email: karenraszka@bex.net. Open: Calls only 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday; No calls on Sunday please. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Amish Brothers Family Farms located in Camden, Michigan (right at the Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana state lines) Bulk Pumpkins ready for you! - Pick up or schedule for delivery. GAP procedures followed. Pie Pumpkins - 30 & 40 count boxes too ***We are taking contracts for next year now. 419-485-8409 or karenraszka@bex.net. (UPDATED: October 11, 2012)

Livingston County

  • Dinkelville Melons Farmers Market - Local sales at our farm, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties
    1006 West Schafer Road, Howell, MI 48843. Phone: 517-548-4133. Alternate Phone: 517-546-4838. Email: dinkelville@yahoo.com. Open: August through September 8 am to 5pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Howell - Take D19 south 6 miles to Schafer road (look for the Shell station) turn right ( west ) go 1/2 mile. Look for the big white barn. We are on the right side ( north side). 1006 W. Schafer Rd, Howell, MI 48843. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Visit our Flea Market too. Tomatoes, Peppers, Sweet corn, cantaloupe,summer squash, winter squash. (ADDED: February 23, 2011)
  • Hazens Blueberry Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, Local sales at our farm, Local delivery, some produce is sustainably grown, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, blueberries, peaches, plums, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), Honey from hives on the farm, porta-potties, picnic area, school tours
    1144 Peavy Road, Howell, MI 48843. Phone: 517-548-1841. Email: hazensfarm@gmail.com. Open: Tuesday to Sunday, from 7am to 7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Our farm is located in beautiful Howell, MI just minutes from exit 137 off I96. Come see us. We appreciate your business!. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Peaches and Raspberries are naturally grown without the use of chemicals. (UPDATED: May 07, 2011)

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Ball Enamel Waterbath Canner, Including Chrome-Plated Rack and 4-Piece Utensil Set

* All the tools you need for hot waterbath canning - in one comprehensive set!
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This is the same type of standard canner that my grandmother used to make everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and spaghetti sauce. This complete kit includes everything you need and lasts for years: the canner, jar rack, jar grabber tongs, lid lifting wand, a plastic funnel, labels, bubble freer. It's much cheaper than buying the items separately. You'll never need anything else except jars & lids (and the jars are reusable)! There is also a simple kit with just the canner and rack, and a pressure canner, if you want to do vegetables (other than tomatoes). To see more canners, of different styles, makes and prices, click here!
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