I've always wanted to go pick my own strawberries and make a day out of it. In the fall I usually hit up an apple orchard and pick my own apples. The idea of knowing where my fruit comes from is exciting.

If you've ever wanted to try picking your own strawberries or blueberries and making a day out of it, you're in the right place. Here's where you can go pick out your own berries in central Minnesota! Happy strawberry/blueberry picking!

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T Berries in Avon

They're a local favorite that's typically open this time of the year. However, they've recently made the decision to close their U-Pick for 2021 due to the threat of frost in May and the lack of rain in June.

Strawberries Galore & More LLC. in Albany

They've got a U-pick strawberry patch on 4 acres of land. They're open from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. or until they're out of berries. They suggest you call their berryline before you stop out to the farm to make sure they're open. They can be reached at 320-845-4298.

Blue Acres in Clearwater

They're a 3 acre blueberry farm that allows you to pick your own berries! You can bring your own bag for picking or have one of their containers. They charge $4.95 per pound if you're paying in cash and 5.08 per pound if you're paying with credit. They're at 21979 Franklin Road. You're encouraged to call ahead of time at (320) 558-2718.

Blueberry Summer U-Pick Blueberry Farm in St. Cloud

According to their website, they're open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 3290 65th Avenue Southeast in St. Cloud. Their number is (320) 259-7890

Do you know of any other local places where you can pick fresh berries that's not on our list? Let us know and we'll add it to our list. Email Ashli@mix949.com.


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