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U-Pick Berries Around Central Ohio: What's in Season and Where to Go

One of summer’s greatest gifts is the bounty of fresh, sweet berries it delivers. Usually by the end of May, you can start enjoying nature’s nuggets of sweetness, with fresh berries ripe for picking available into fall. Mother Nature ultimately decides when the harvest of berries is available, but generally you can count on:

  • May:  Strawberries mid-to-late in the month
  • June: Blueberries, black and red raspberries, strawberries
  • July:  Blueberries, black and red raspberries, blackberries
  • August and September: Blueberries, blackberries

Here’s a list of u-pick farms throughout central Ohio that make it easy to pick your own fresh berries to enjoy all summer long. Or, pick and freeze to get a taste of summer when summer’s long gone. Before you go, always call to make sure there’s a harvest to be had.

Champaign County

Champaign Berry Farm

Red and black raspberries

5676 E. State Route 29, Urbana, OH 43078

(937) 232.7525

Folck Family Farm

Strawberries, blackberries, red raspberries

6843 State Route 54, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

(937) 869.2240

Fairfield County

Ruffwing Farms

Black raspberries

2942 Elder Road NE; Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 536.7853

Franklin County

Circle S Farm

Strawberries

9015 London Groveport Road, Grove City, OH 43123

(614) 878.7980

Doran’s Farm Market

Strawberries

5462 Babbitt Road, New Albany, OH 43053

(614) 855.3885

Hann Farm Market

Strawberries

4600 Lockbourne Road, Columbus, OH 43207

(614) 491.0812

Highland County

Strahler’s Blackberries

Blackberries

1129 Zimmerman Road, Greenfield, OH 45123

(740) 606.8431

Hocking County

Laurel Springs Farms

Blackberries by appointment only

17100 Sam Car Road, Laurelville, OH 43135
(614) 361.8553

Holmes County

Blueberry Hill Family Farms

Blueberries

23038 Gessling Road; Glenmont, OH 44628

(740) 599.5050

Knox County

Berryfield Farm

Blueberries

6424 Township Road 199; Centerburg, OH 43011

(740) 625.7278

Granny B Farms

Red raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries

7201 Tucker Road, Centerburg, OH 43011

(614) 668.5251

Madison County

Jacquemin Farms

Strawberries

7437 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City, OH 43064

(614) 873.5725

Deer Creek Berry Farms

Blackberries

16450 State Route 207, Mount Sterling, OH 43143

(740) 869.0119

Mitchell’s Berries

Strawberries, black and red raspberries

9331 Mitchell DeWitt Road, Plain City, OH 43064

(937) 243.0635

Licking County

Lynd Fruit Farm

Blackberries, red and black raspberries

5499 Sportsmanclub Road, Johnstown, OH 43031

(740) 817.0191

Muskingum County

Carobeth Berry Farm

Red and black raspberries, blueberries

35100 Township Road 68, Frazeysburg, OH 43822

(740) 828.3091

Logan County

Wishwell Farms

Strawberries

3381 U.S. 68 N, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

(937) 592.2173

Perry County

Gerlach’s Blueberry Farm

Blueberries

7700 Kindle Road, Thornville, OH 43076

(740) 323.2761

Pickaway County

Blueberry Valley

Blueberries

14337 U.S. Highway 23, South Bloomfield, OH 43103

(740) 983.8873

Richland County

Olivesburg Berry Patch

Strawberries, red and black raspberries, blackberries

1820 Adams Road, Mansfield, OH 44903

(419) 895.1614

Union County

Blue Sky Farms

Blueberries

19558 Dog Leg Road, Marysville, OH 43040

(937) 707.9826

The Maize Berry Patch

Black and red raspberries, gooseberries, currants

8657 Axe Handle Road, Milford Center, OH 43045

(937) 349.4781

Looking for something to do with all those berries you brought home? How about a smoothie bowl or some cool popsicles

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