Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Northeast Minnesota? Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Northeast Minnesota,
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 If you find anything outdated or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! As inflation remains high, see this page for cost-saving measures for
getting fruit and vegetables and home canning.
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 Camping.com for tips, tricks,
guides, checklists and info about parks, monuments and other places to visit.
New! We just went live with our latest website,
FunFactoryTours.com - As they name implies, you can find a fun factory tour, including chocolate, automobiles, historical forts and sites, famous buildings,
Active Federal facilities even fun geology: like fossils and volcanic areas
Note: Beware the copycat websites like the one that stole
our name and uses .farm extension: they copied my work and do NOT even update
the info! I make updates EVERY day. They use tech tricks to get higher rankings,
but have many more inaccuracies and out-dated info. Obviously, I cannot check
every farm every day, but I do check as many as I can every day, and respond to
all requests. They don't. Don't support the scammers!
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 -
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What's in season in December 2023, and
other timely information:
Notes for December 2023: Summer is almost over and that means apples are here (see this new page for Apple Orchards in your area!), and except in northern areas, peaches and blueberries are finished. Some crops continue until
frost, like raspberries, blackberries, figs, corn and tomatoes. Check your area's
crop calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for
See these pages to find a local
and other festivals.
We have a extensive guide to apple varieties and a guide to peach varieties. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for
And don't forget CORN MAZES are open now - find a local maze here.
See our comprehensive list of
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. The worst is the one that stole our name but ends with .farm. (Yes, I've got lawyers on
it) 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
Children's Consignment Sales
are a great way to save money on clothes, toys, books, etc, They
occur in both the Spring and Fall
See our companion website to find a local
community or church kid's consignment sale!
Northeast Minnesota U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2023, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
Blueberry Meadows -
Grand Rapids, MN 55744. Open: UPDATE for 2019: They are permanently closed (UPDATED: July 31, 2019)
- Lavalier's Berry Patch - strawberries, blueberries,
apples, pumpkins, tart cherries, honey
County Road 441, Grand Rapids, MN. Phone: 218-327-9199. Open:
Pick-your-own and prepicked strawberries usually available around
July 1 and blueberries around August 1; Call for current prices and to
place orders for prepicked berries. Directions: We are located
approximately 5 miles southeast of Grand Rapids on the River Road
(County Rd. 3) then 1/2 mile east on County Road 441.
LuneyBerries Strawberry Farm - apples, asparagus,
strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, prepicked produce, snacks
and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
41237 County Road 63,
Cohasset, MN 55721. Phone: 218-328-5176. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: west on U.S. highway 2 from
Grand Rapids 1 mile then left on county road 63 for 9 miles. the farm
is on the left hand side and the Luneyberry strawberry sign is highly
visible. Open: Monday to Sunday, 8 am to 7 pm. strawberries usually
beginning either the last week of June or first week of July; call
ahead for picking information; thanks. Payment: Cash, Check.
Nordic Ridge Gardens - UPDATE: July 20, 2017: A
visitor tells me they are now permanently closed strawberries and pumpkins
19147 County Road 434, Bovey, MN 55709. . (UPDATED: June 11, 2015,
Uncle Joe's Berry Patch - UPDATE: July 20, 2017: A
visitor tells me they are now permanently closed blueberries
34469 8 Mile Road, Grand Rapids, MN 55744. .
- Wegner's Tree Farm - Blueberries, Christmas Trees, Farm
19600 Cardinal Drive, Grand Rapids, MN. Phone: (218)
email@example.com. Open: Seasonal - call for information. Directions: From Grand Rapids, East on Hwy 2 to
the Blackberry store, turn right on Dove Lane. Go 3/4 miles to
Cardinal Drive and proceed to the second tree farm. Remember we are the second tree farm on Cardinal Drive. Specializing in delicious blueberries
in the summer, and premium quality Balsam Fir, Spruce and White Pine
Christmas trees up to 10' tall in the fall.
St. Louis County
Blackbirds & Blueberries -
3601 Crosby Road, Cloquet, MN 55720. Phone:
218-879-8193. Open: Call for days and hours. Directions: from Duluth go
west on North Cloquet Road to Crosby Road, north on Crosby for 2.5
miles, look for Blackbirds & Blueberries sign.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Please
call for picking dates. During season will be open select days, mostly
Click here for our Facebook page. (formerly
called Blueberry Bush's)
- Hoffbauer's - raspberries
3361 Lindahl Road, Proctor, MN. Phone:
218-624-4159. Hoffmans has prepicked raspberries available at the Duluth
Farmers Market in late July. Pick-your-own berries available by appointment.
Call for price.
Lakewood Berry Farms - permanently closed
Duluth, MN. UPDATE:
June 17, 2021The
owner passed "Dr. Johannes â€œHansâ€ Aas, 80, of Duluth, died on Monday
August 5, 2019 at the Benedictine Health Center from complications of
fronto-temporal dementia..... He was a farmer at heart, established Lakewood
Berry Farm and ran it for 38 years...." The property is currently owned by
someone who is not operating it as a farm.
- Peterson's Berry Farm - strawberries,
2001 Minnesota Highway
37, Eveleth, MN. Phone: 218-744-5759. Petersons has pick-your-own and prepicked
strawberries beginning in late June or the first part of July. Pick-your-own
and prepicked blueberries start in late July and early August. Call for
price and to place orders for prepicked berries. (UPDATED: June 11, 2015,
Comments from a visitor on July 26, 2009: "Berries in MN are slow this year,
esp. far north. Peterson's is still picking strawberries July 26, 2009.
Their blueberries won't be ready 'til mid-Aug."
- Shary's Berries - Certified Organic,
Homestead Road, Two Harbors, MN 55616.
Phone: 218-834-5221. An acre and a half of berries and vegetables. Pick your
own certified organic blueberries and prepicked blueberries & raspberries.
Directions: northeast of Duluth, 10 miles out of Two Harbors. Take Cty 11
west from Two Harbors. Road turns to dirt, continue west to fire #1651, 1/8
miles further on right. From Duluth take Hwy 61 towards Two Harbors. Turn
left on Homestead road (Co 42). Go 6 miles to T. Go left. In 1/2 mile turn
right onto App Road. Go 1 1/2 miles, then turn right on Two Harbors Road
Field 1/8 mile on left, (off of Highway 61). All produce 100% certified organic. Ready in late
July/August Call for hours.