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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Baker, Columbia and Union Counties, north Florida? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Baker, Columbia and Union Counties, north Florida, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

New! Pricing information - We now have a pricing guide to help you know what the typical prices are for each crop. Let me know when you see price changes! In 2022, you can save money by picking your own and canning your own, but brace yourself for steep price increases, which are affecting EVERYTHING! For quality, taste, nutrition and value, you still can't beat most PYO farms. If need need large quantities for canning, ask if they have "seconds"
 If you are having a hard time finding canning lids, I've used these, and they're a great price & ship in 2 days.

New! Road tripping and camping is a great way to have a fun, safe and inexpensive family trip. The national and state parks and monuments are open, and campgrounds usually cost between $10 and $40 per night. September to November is the best camping weather.  See our new website Road Tripping and for tips, tricks, guides, checklists and info about parks, monuments and other places to visit.

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know! This website is supported by purchases you make through the links to products on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This allows me to continue to maintain the website and make improvements!

What's in season in December 2022, and other timely information:

Notes for December 2022: Fall is here and that means apples are in full force but they will be gone fast (see this new page for Apple Orchards in your area!).  Yes, apple prices are up, like they are for everything else. Some crops continue until frost, like raspberries, blackberries, figs, corn and tomatoes. Check your area's specific crop calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates. Click here for U.S. Apple Crop facts.

See these pages to find a local Apple festival, and other festivals. We have a guide to apple varieties and a guide to peach varieties. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for apples, tomatoes, corn blueberries, peaches, etc.

See our comprehensive list of easy home canning, jam and jelly making, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now. They have all copied their information from here and usually do not ever update. Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong or outdated, please write me!

Children's Consignment Sales occur in both the Spring and Fall See our companion website to find a local community or church kid's consignment sale!

Baker, Columbia and Union Counties, north Florida U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map. For other areas in northern Florida see the area list on this page.

Note about strawberries in Florida: There are a few strawberry u-pick farms in Florida open during the entire season, which lasts from December through April). Most commercial farms do not open their fields to the general public until the end of the season, which is usually in April (depending on the weather).
Blueberries start in early April!

Baker County

  • Grape Expectations - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, grapes, restrooms, school tours
    10783 Burnsed And Crawford Road, Glen Saint Mary, FL 32040. Phone: 904 259 2290. Email: [email protected]. Open: all day Saturday and Sunday; All weekday evenings after 6:00 pm by appointment Only - for appointment call (904) 525-0038.; Starting the last week in August, ending the first week in October. Directions: I-10 west to exit 333 (glen street mary) go right on route 125 cross over Route 90 approximately 1/2 miles Route 139B (EZ stop on the left) turn right on 139B first road on right is Burnsed and Crawford turn right 3rd house on the right vineyard in the front along with sign Grape Expectations. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals.

Columbia County

  • Bailey's Farm - Tomatoes, Peas, Beans, Potatoes, Okra, Squash, Cucumbers, Corn, Peanuts
    Route 2, Box 1631, Lake City, FL 32024. Phone: 386-752-3970. Open: June 1st - July
    7-8pm closed on Wednesday. Directions: Intersection CR 131 and Route 240.
    Comments from a visitor on June 03, 2010: "Just spoke the Mrs. Bailey and due to health reasons they were unable to do a u-pick this year (2010)."
  • Hatch's Blueberry Patch - ORGANIC, blueberries, restrooms, picnic area
    329 Southwest Elim Church Road, Fort White, FL 32038. Phone: 352-316-0745. Alternate Phone: 386-497-2303. Email: [email protected]. Open: Sunday through Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm; U pick Farm opens when the blueberries ripen which is a different time every year but usually around the first of May. Directions: Payment: Cash, only. All organic blueberries.
  • Tree-O Groves - peaches
    140 N. Pennsylvania Ave, Lake Alfred, FL 33850. Phone: 863-956-3175. Email: [email protected]. Open: weekends in April from 8AM until 4PM; Join us on Saturday or Sunday to pick your own peaches. Bring the family. This is a great place to experience picking your own fresh peaches. We provide buckets and will bag the peaches for you. This peach orchard is located minutes from the Lake Alfred Post Office. There is shade from old oak trees. Formerly called Lake Alfred Peaches. Farm fresh Florida peaches U-Pick for only $2/lb., $20/bag, or 2 bags for $30. We supply bags.
  • Mary Perry - U-Pick Apples, Pears
    Rt 4 Box 285 , Lake City, FL 32024. Phone: 904-752-1556. Open: Saturday from 9 am to noon, 4 pm to 6 pm and Monday to Friday from 8 am to noon, closed Sunday; open only in season (typically during June to mid July). Directions: Between CR 252 & CR 242 on County Line Rd NOTE: I haven't been able to confirm this information yet, and their phone just goes to a generic answering machine that does not identify the owner.

Union County

  • John's Blueberries - No pesticides are used blueberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties are available
    7839 Southwest 126th Avenue, Lake Butler, FL 32054. Phone: 386-496-1747. Email: [email protected]. Open: UPDATE for 2021, Their website is gone; There's nothing else about them on the internet, so I assume they have closed. If you have any information to the contrary, please write me. Sunday through Saturday 7:00am till dark until July 31st. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. Blueberries are very inexpensive!.
  • Hipp Farms LLC - blueberries, porta-potties
    7940 Sw 49th Avenue, Lake Butler, FL 32054. Phone: (352) 222-1515. Alternate Phone: (352) 339-2216. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturday 10 am to 7; Sunday 1 pm to 7. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: see web page for directions. Click here for a map and directions. April thru May. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, AmEx. U Pick blueberries. We produce the highest quality southern highbush blueberries while we respect the environment and preserve resources. We have nine different varieties of blueberries to satisfy every palate. Hipp Farms Facebook page.  (UPDATED: April 24, 2021). (ADDED: April 10, 2019)

For availability of other crops (berries, vegetables, etc.) in Florida, click here!

Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book