Warm weather and farmers markets are back and that means picking season is among us! These 9 places all have more to offer than just picking out the freshest seasonal fruits. Take a peek at fresh jams, pies, maybe see some farm animals hanging around!
Check out our Guide to U-Pick Berries in Dayton:
Perfect for blueberry picking, hundreds upon hundreds of ripe blueberries just waiting to be picked! They post picking schedules weekly BUT they change due to weather and field conditions. Please check before coming for cancelations. Address: 3984 E. Social Row Rd, Waynesville, Ohio 45068
Opening, June 13, 2019! Their Farm Market is located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The Market features a variety of homegrown produce, peaches, and apples. Our fresh pressed apple cider is a local favorite. Address: 4590 US 68 N., Yellow Springs, Ohio, (937) 767-2208
You will be greeted by a team member who will provide you with picking containers for a small fee (or you can bring your own!) and direct you to your own rows for the best picking. Check out Strawberries typically available late May or early June. Raspberries, Late June or early July and much more as the year goes on! U-Pick everyday 8am-4pm! Address: 8201 Frederick Pike, Dayton. (937) 890-4536.
There is nothing quite like heading to our fields or orchards early in the day and gathering what nature and our own hard toil have prepared. In mid to late June, look for the chance to pick delicious, juicy blueberries! The month of July provides the opportunity to pick gooseberries, raspberries, and early apples, to name a few! In August, they always look forward to grapes, peaches, and still… more apples! There will be no strawberries for the 2019 season but will have them ready in 2020. Address: 5474 N. State Road 48, Lebanon. (513) 932-1869.
Come on out and bring your children or your grandchildren to the farm for a fun filled day of experiencing life in the country, seeing how your food is grown, nibbling while you pick, and taking home lots of yummy, healthy fruit. We do our best to make picking fruit an easy and enjoyable experience for your whole family. Strawberries: We expect strawberries to be ripe around June 1st. The season will last approximately three weeks. Black Raspberries: Black Raspberries may ripe as early as mid-June. The season for black raspberries is quite short-only two to three weeks long. 8am-8pm daily seven days a week. Picking containers provided at no charge. No appointments necessary. Pick your own and picked fruit available. Cash, check, and credit card all accepted. Address: 2822 Center Road, Wilmington, Ohio 45177, (937) 317-0074
Damily-run farm located in Xenia, OH. Come out to the farm to pick your own blueberries, blackberries and raspberries. Season generally starts with blueberries around July 4th. They provide buckets and bags for picking. Berries are priced per pound and we will weigh them at the end after you pick. If you wish to bring your own container we will just tare the weight before you begin picking. Address: 127 E. Krepps Road, Xenia. (937) 374-8747
A family farm that sells Red Raspberries, Yellow Raspberries, and Blackberries for Pick-your-own or We-pick pints. We also have Homemade Raspberry Jam and Cobbler Mix.
Address: 5427 W. Enon Road, Fairborn, OH, (937) 864-1279
Season starts, June 1st. You’ll find year -round fun here! The third generation began growing strawberries, tart cherries, peaches, pumpkins, and vegetables. These were followed by blueberries and raspberries. A seasonal bakery and ice cream were added to compliment the market. Come back in the fall for their Corn Maze and other fun! Address: 1640 Stubbs Mills Road, Lebanon, OH, (513) 932-2853
The Brumbaugh family is proud to offer the entire family experience: fresh fruit, delicious desserts, and family fun. Whether you are looking to enjoy the farm experience with your children or a farm market with baked goods and produce just like the good ol’ days, Brumbaugh’s tradition of entertaining is guaranteed to please. Address: 6420 Arcanum- Hollansburg Road, Arcanum, OH 45304, (937) 692-8084
Now open for strawberry u-pick! Call for daily hoursKnown for some of the sweetest berries be sure to check them out! Strawberry Season will be kicking off May 20th! Call them for up to date information! Address: 2931 US Route 68 S, Xenia. (937) 376-1778.
It is more than likely we missed you a few places to pick your own batch of berries! Please let us know and we will get it added!
*Above information is subject to change, we recommend calling or looking on their website for any updated information or weather closings.*