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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Bay, Holmes, Walton and Washington County, Florida mid-Panhandle? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Bay, Holmes, Walton and Washington County, Florida mid-Panhandle, 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 If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!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   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!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!

Bay, Holmes, Walton and Washington County, Florida mid-Panhandle U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Bay County

  • Yates Farms - blueberries, muscadine grapes,oranges, other citrus, farm animals
    22246 Tolliver Road, Fountain , FL 32438. Phone: (850) 625-6400. Email: [email protected]. Open:  U - PICK hours are Friday And Saturday 7am till 6 pm.;  Call before you come to be sure crops are fully ripe. Directions: From Panama City go north on Highway 231 about 6 miles past Highway 20 turning left onto Scott road then approximately a half mile turn right onto Tolliver Road Then 1 mile to End of road continue straight through gate to Yates farms. For a map to our farm, click here. Peaches May 1 till June 15 Blueberries June 1 till July 10 Muscadine grapes bronze or black August 1 till October 1 Satsumas Tangerines oranges November 1 till Christmas vegetables late May through June. Payment: Cash, Check. We also have a you catch or we catch catfish pond , and raise pork too!. (UPDATED: April 22, 2021) 

Holmes County

  • Cypress Cattle and Produce - beans, broad beans, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, already-picked produce (of the pyo crops)
    2980 R.M. Ward Road, Ponce De Leon, FL 32455. Phone: 850-685-5890. Alternate Phone: 850-548-4700. Email: [email protected]. Email: [email protected]. Open: usually the month of June, Call for U Pick Hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Cypress Cattle and Produce is a fourth generation family farm in Ponce de Leon, FL, we also have a year-round produce market in Freeport, FL.
  • Tison Blueberries - Blueberries
    1407 North Waukesha Street (Highway 79, North), Bonifay, FL 32425. Phone: 850-547-4696. Open: May through July, Monday to Saturday from 8am to 8pm, Sunday from 1pm to 7pm. We are a local family owned and operated Blueberry farm in Bonifay, Florida. We fresh pick our berries daily in season and welcome U-pickers as well! The season is usually from late May to first of July. Sometimes misspelled as Tyson's Blueberry Farm.  (UPDATED: June 12, 2012, by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on June 12, 2012: "Sweet, large, healthy blueberries pick your own. Great prices! June 12, 2012 OWNER operated. Lovely to chat with! Directions were given to us over the phone and they were excellent! The Farm is located north of I-10 on Hwy 79 just past Bonifay. Drive thru the small town of Bonifay on Hwy 79. After the town, go past 3 traffic lights. Then 7/10 of a mile down and on the left. There is a white sign with blue letters, which reads "TISONS" blueberries. Turn into long driveway."
    Comments from a visitor on July 15, 2010: "I took the kids to pick blue berries today at Tison Blueberry farm! They have nice sweet blueberries you pick $10.50/gal or they pick and you buy $20.00/gal. They are super nice people and still have some berries left if anyone needs any. Also thank you for your web page it IS AWESOME!!!!!!! You have answered so many of my questions from A-Z! I am new at canning, freezing, making jams etc, so again thank you! "

Walton County

  • Johnny and Barbara Carter Blueberries - Blueberries
    End of Carter Lane, Red Bay, FL. Phone: 850-836-4480. Open: Call for dates, hours and availability. Directions: just south of Red Bay Grocery. Most recently reported prices were: You pick, $15.00/gallon (about 6 lbs.), We pick, $20.00/gallon.  This came from an undated news article, If you have recent information , please write me!
  • Spring Hill Berry Farm - No pesticides are used, blueberries, Concord and muscadine grapes.
    1163 Millard Gainey Road, DeFuniak Springs, FL. Phone: 850-892-0327. Open: UPDATE for 2021, Google says they are permanently closed. The season for blueberries are usually from the second week in May to the second week of June; May be delayed or extended based on the weather; Grape season comes from mid-August to September; Call first to make sure they are there. Directions: off of Coy Burgess Road on Millard Gainey Road. 2 acres of high bush and rabbit eye varieties of blueberries. No pesticides or chemicals are used. Payment: Cash or check only. 2017 prices: You pick, $5.00/gallon, we pick, $20.00/gallon.  (Pick fresh grapes and blueberries this summer. Spring Hill farms is located just minutes off I-10 in the Florida Pandhandle. Check out our.

Washington County

  • FLpanhandle-GainerGainer Blueberry Farm - blueberries,
    2876 Orange Hill Road, Chipley, FL 32428. Phone: 850 638-1335. Alternate Phone: 850 258-4180. Email: [email protected]. Open: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm; Sunday from 1 pm to 6 pm; starting June 13,2013; Closed Monday thru Wednesday, . Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:  From Panama City: Hwy.77 N. to Wausau. Turn right At Caution Light on Pioneer Rd and go 7 miles. Turn Right on Orange Hill Rd and go 1 mile. Gainer Blueberries is on your left.  Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. The season typically  starts late May and usually lasts 6 to 8 weeks. AS of April 2015, their website says U-Pick is $10 per gallon. Blueberry Plants for Sale. Payment: cash or checks, but no credit cards. No Pets are allowed in the blueberry field. We have a shaded picnic area and a shaded parking area.  
    A visitor writes on June 27, 2014: "This farm is so customer-oriented and the grounds are well trimmed and tidy. Absolutely loaded with blueberries, you can stand in one place and practically fill a bucket. The variety of blueberry is marked on the rows so you can choose your preference and pick accordingly. The price for this season is $9.00 a gallon. I weighed a 1 gl. bag when I got home (on kitchen scales) and it is right at 6 lbs. It was a fun morning, the hard part is quitting when there are so many blueberries waiting to be picked!"
    Comments from a visitor on July 03, 2011: Great experience! A family farm with a family experience in mind! We took our two young children and had a hay ride to the blueberries. The blueberries were very abundant and amazing! I highly recommend these nice folks for your blueberry picking and you will be very impressed with their well kept grounds.
    Comments from a visitor on May 30, 2009: "TONS of rows of blueberries. Very peaceful, nice people. The berries were monster huge. The farmer had a tractor trailer and he offered to drive anyone and everyone who came up the hill to the farther orchard. They have a port-o-pottie, so don't worry if you have to go. :) They also have bee hives and honey bees, but I didn't see any signs that they were actually selling the honey. The blueberries are HUGE!!!!!!! $8 a gallon. They provide buckets to pick with and will put them in a bag for you to take home. The lady said they have blueberries general from after Memorial Day through the month
  • Muffin's Blueberry Patch - blueberries
    2488 Highway 277, Vernon, FL 32462. Phone: 850-638-3181. Alternate Phone: 850-596-2517. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday from sun-up to sun-down (i.e., daylight hours). Directions: Six miles Northeast of Vernon, Florida on highway 277 or Nine Miles South of Chipley, Florida on highway 277. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.  
    Comments from a visitor on June 24, 2011: "No frills but we love it. Honor system-has a cash box to put money in. $8 per gallon of blueberries. Wagons w/ umbrellas provided."

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

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


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