It’s peak season for blueberries in Florida, and the ripe fruit is at its most delicious. But if you don’t want to just stop at at a roadside stand for your blueberry haul (or even just stick some in your cart at the grocery store), that means it’s time to put your sunscreen on, grab a hat, and head on out to the fields! There are plenty of places to pick your own blueberries in North Florida, so explore these seven pick-your-own spots near St. Augustine. Just make sure you fill up those buckets before the season is over!
Aunt Zelma’s Blueberries
21209 U.S. 301, Island Grove
This facility will provide you with buckets and weigh your pickings once you’re completed! Open
HNH Blueberry Farm
130 Bostwick Park Dr, Palatka
HNH is a family-owned farm located in Bostwick, Florida. They are open during picking season on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4-7pm, Wednesdays from 9am-12pm, Saturdays from 8am-4pm and Sundays from 1pm-5pm. Hours may vary depending on the weather, so check their Facebook page for updates!
Blu By U Blueberry Farm
5571 Long Branch Road, Jacksonville
During picking season, this farm is open Saturday 9am-6pm, and Tuesday and Thursday 9am-1pm. They will provide the bucket, and the price is $4 a pound. Picking season this year ends on May 25 so grab your buckets and get going! They have picnic tables on the facility, along with snacks and drinks available for purchase.
Russell Blueberry Farm
14289 Denton Rd, Jacksonville
This farm’s picking season does not begin until June, and they are open Saturdays 8am-12pm. Visit their Facebook page for updates on the upcoming season!
Williams Blueberry Farm
2595 Stratton Road, Jacksonville
This farm’s picking season opens the last weekend of May, and the price for blueberries begins at $4 a pound. They are open every day beginning at 8 am. Visit their Facebook page for updates!
Ever After Farms
4400 Bouganvilla Dr, Mims
This farm sells water to ensure that you stay hydrated while out in the fields, and will provide you and your group with buckets and bags to collect your berries. Their fields are also handicap accessible! Closed on Mondays, and open Tuesday through Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm, and Friday through Sunday 9 am to 2 pm.
Cowart Ranch and Farms
8185 W Highway 100, Bunnell
This family-owned farm’s picking season will begin mid-May and run through July. So be sure to check their Facebook page for updates on when you should head out to the fields!