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U-Pick Farms

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Some farms allow visitors to hand-pick their own fresh fruits and vegetables. This form of direct marketing helps farmers save on labor and shipping costs while offering consumers the freshest produce at lower prices. Some of the more popular U-pick crops in Florida include blueberries, strawberries, grapes, peaches, citrus, sweet corn, and tomatoes. But there are also opportunities to pick more unusual items, everything from persimmons and chestnuts to star fruit and avocados.

A trip to a local U-pick farm makes a fun family outing. You can enjoy fresh air and sunshine while choosing the best quality fruits and vegetables at the peak of ripeness. There are lots of benefits to picking your own. You’re reconnecting with nature, supporting your local economy, and getting to know your local farmers. A visit to a U-pick farm is a great learning opportunity for kids. They experience firsthand where their food comes from and how it grows; and studies show they’ll be more likely to eat their fruits and vegetables if they have a hand in the harvest. Dress comfortably for your trip to the farm. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent, and wear sturdy shoes to protect your feet. Remember to bring your own containers for picking in case the farm does not provide them.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services maintains a list of U-pick farms throughout Florida, but, because such farms are not required to register with the Department, the list is not a complete one. Being listed does not imply that a U-pick farm is endorsed, approved, or otherwise sanctioned by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

U-Pick Farm Locator

Listed below are U-pick farms throughout Florida. Most farms are open on a seasonal basis. Keep in mind that weather conditions and customer demand can determine the supply of fruits and vegetables. Before visiting a farm, call the farm directly to confirm availability, as well as days and hours of operation.

Florida U-Pick Farms
County U-Pick Farm
(Click on name for contact information)
Location Telephone
Alachua Berry Bay Farm Earleton (352) 468-2205
  Brown's Farm Orange Heights (352) 475-2015
  Gainesville Organic Blueberry Farm Gainesville (352) 222-0246
  High Springs Orchard High Springs (352) 222-1343
  Jonesville Persimmons Newberry (352) 472-3928
  Rodgers Farm Gainesville (386) 462-2406
  South Moon Farm Cross Creek (352) 466-8043
Bay Sweatmore Ranch Youngstown (850) 722-4819
Broward Alpha and Omega Cooper City (786) 247-7192
  Fuller's Farmers Market and U-Pick Davie (954) 275-4116
  Natural Wonders Landscaping Coconut Creek (800) 805-0108
Citrus Misty Meadows Blueberry Farm Inverness (352) 726-7907
  Register Cracker Farm Crystal River (352) 563-1604
Clay Blackberry Hill Farm Middleburg (904) 264-2039
DeSoto English Lake Farm Fort Ogden (863) 990-6164
  Riderís Backyard Citrus Arcadia (863) 494-6683
Escambia Beulah Berries Beulah (850) 453-2383
  Touchablue Berry Farm Molino (850) 587-5072
Glades Mudge Ranch LaBelle (863) 675-1105
Hardee Gardner Farm Gardner (863) 781-5273
  Jack Green Farms, Inc. Zolfo Springs (863) 860-8354
Hernando Beasley Farm Brooksville (352) 799-6752
  Brooksville Ridge Blueberries Brooksville (352) 544-5859
  JG Ranch Brooksville (352) 799-0556
  Sweetfields Farm Masaryktown (352) 279-0977
Highlands Grapes of Kath Vineyards Sebring (863) 382-4706
  Henscratch Farms, Inc. Lake Placid (863) 699-2060
Hillsborough Alpha Growers Plant City (813) 245-6818
  Blue Monkey Farms Plant City (813) 737-3727
  BlueYouth Blueberries Odessa (813) 215-2237
  Favorite Farms Dover (813) 986-3949
  Hydro Harvest Farms Ruskin (813) 645-6574
  Lee Vineyards Dover (813) 335-1865
  Martinez Farms Ruskin (813) 918-3090
  Parke Hydro Dover (813) 927-4049
  Shady Acres Farm Dover (813) 659-0222
  Spivey Farms Plant City (813) 650-8999
Holmes Tison Blueberries Bonifay (850) 547-4696
Jefferson Blueberry Springs Wacissa (850) 997-1238
  Green Meadows Farm Monticello (850) 997-4886
  Monticello Vineyards and Winery / Ladybird Organics Monticello (850) 997-7224
Lake Blue Bayou Farms Yalaha (352) 324-4069
  Green Acres Fernery, Blueberry and Peach Farm Yalaha (352) 324-3333
  Lake Catherine Blueberries Groveland (352) 551-4110
  Mark's U-Pick Blueberries Clermont (352) 394-2135
  Oak Haven Farms and Winery Sorrento (352) 735-1996
  Scottís Country U-Pick at Long and Scott Farms Mount Dora (352) 383-1792
  Valley View Vineyard Howey-in-the-Hills (352) 243-4032
Lee Buckingham Farms Fort Myers (239) 206-2303
Leon Windy Hill Vineyard Tallahassee (850) 894-1511
Madison Hilda's U-Pick Blueberriess Madison (850) 973-8592
Manatee Hunsader Farms Bradenton (941) 331-1212
  Hydro-Taste Farm Myakka City (941) 322-0429
  Plesscher Groves Bradenton (906) 586-9722
Marion B&G Blueberries Fort McCoy (352) 236-4410
  Florida Peach Farms and Nurseries Citra (352) 595-3724
  The Wagon Farm Ocala (352) 489-1441
Martin D and D Farms Palm City (772) 708-7143
Miami-Dade Fresh Gardens Homestead (305) 245-8388
  Knaus Berry Farm Homestead (305) 247-0668
  V&B Farms, LLC Doral (305) 796-1604
Nassau Conner's A-maize-ing Acres Hilliard (904) 879-5453
  Raymond Cook Baker (850) 537-5571
  Shockley Springs Blueberry Farm Baker (850) 902-0160
Palm Beach Bedner's Farm Fresh Market Boynton Beach (561) 733-5490
  The Girls Strawberry U-Pick Delray Beach (561) 496-0188
  Honeybees Hydroponic U-Pick Loxahatchee (561) 441-6156
Pasco Bobís Blueberry Farm Hudson (727) 237-4485
  Ergle Farms Dade City (352) 583-3647
  Gabriel Growers, Inc. Dade City (352) 567-3797
  Owen's Blueberry Farm Hudson (727) 868-7249
  Sicman's Hot Peppers and Powder Dade City (615) 668-5065
  Strong Tower Vineyard Spring Hill (352) 799-7612
Polk Ridge Island Groves Haines City (863) 422-0333
Putnam Ron's Blueberries Palatka (386) 328-3909
  Sirvents Farm and Vineyard Florahome (386) 659-2231
Santa Rosa Lundy's Blueberry Patch Milton (850) 623-0652
Seminole Big Oaks Ranch Chuluota (407) 365-8885
Sumter Bennett's Produce Wildwood (352) 748-0872
  Center Hill Berry Patch Center Hill (352) 568-8154
Suwannee C&J's Blueberry Vineyard Live Oak (386) 216-3362
  Rooney's Front Porch Farm Live Oak (386) 963-5037
Union Tranquility Hills Farm Lake Butler (386) 496-2379
Volusia Gordon's Grove DeLand (386) 734-0620
  Vo-LaSalle Farms, Inc. DeLeon Springs 1-800-985-0046
Walton Spring Hill Berry Farm DeFuniak Springs (850) 892-0327
Washington Gainer Blueberry Farm Chipley (850) 638-1335

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