Berry picking is a favorite summer activity for individuals and groups everywhere. It’s great to get out in the sun and pick fresh produce for all of your favorite recipes and snacks. If you’re looking for the best spots to pick your own berries in the area, here is a list of local farms.
Gurosik’s Berry Plantation, North Augusta, SC
Located at 345 Briggs Road in North Augusta, Gurosik’s offers pick-your-own strawberries and blackberries. Call the information line at 803-278-0594 prior to arriving and be sure to bring cash or a check since they do not accept credit and debit cards.
Double Branches Farm and Produce Market, Lincolnton, GA
At Double Branches Farm, you can pick your own strawberries, blueberries and blackberries. There is also a playground nearby for little ones to run around and enjoy. Before you leave, grab some fresh vegetables from the farm too. Double Branches is located at 4995 Double Branches Road in Lincolnton.
Sunny Day Farms, Louisville, GA
Take a drive to classic Louisville for an amazing variety of fruits and vegetables to choose from. Not only can you pick your own berries, but you can also find boxes of cucumbers, peppers, peaches and more. An extra sweet treat during summertime is the fresh homemade ice cream they offer. It’s the perfect way to cool down after picking berries in the sun! Sunny Day Farms is at 6353 US Highway 1 N.
Blue House Farm, Harlem, GA
With blueberry season in full swing, Blue House Farm is offering pick-your-own blueberries with optional appointments for guaranteed picking of the ripest fruits. Bring your own container here as they do not provide buckets. Visit Blue House Farm at 279 Old Blythe Road in Harlem.
No matter where you choose to pick berries this summer, be sure to lather up with sunscreen since you could be outside for hours. Bug spray is a good idea as well. Enjoy your fresh pickings and try a few new recipes with them!