Let’s Get Picky – Where Families Can Pick Fruit in the Lansing Area

Fruit picking is a highlight during Michigan summers. The warm breezy air, strolls through the farms, and hands-on do-it-yourself picking plus the satisfaction of eating what you worked for are all reasons to get to a U Pick farm for blueberries, apples, and more!

A huge “Thank You” and shout out to all of the farms who allow this and give the wonderful adventure and opportunity to Greater Lansing communities and beyond!

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Tips before your Trip: Here’s What You’ll Want to KNOW and DO Before You Pick:

  • Call ahead for up to date times and availability.
  • Bring your own basket/wagon if needed (check with each location as things often change.)
  • Bring cash just to be safe (some places accept credit card but many do not.)
  • Wear appropriate clothing. Example: If strawberry picking you’ll be kneeling and walking through mud etc.

Have so much fun and let us know how your experiences go!

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U Pick Strawberry Farms in Greater Lansing

Can we say YUM!? U Pick Strawberries straight from the ground are hard to describe. If you haven’t done this yet the experience of how delicious it truly is can only be experienced first hand. Many of these places have other fruits as well as strawberries, so have a blast and don’t forget to save room for dinner.

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Huhn’s Strawberry Farm

What to know: They accept cash, checks, credit and debit cards. On their site, they give some great tips to check out before you visit and some wonderful recipes for when you bring your strawberries home.

Address: 11262 S. Tallman Rd. Eagle, MI. 48822

Phone: for daily updates. 517-626-6608, for orders (517) 930-4333

Degroot’s Strawberries

What to know: Along with picking berries there are farm animals to visit here.

Address: 4232 Bull Run Rd, Gregory, MI 48137

Phone: (517) 223-3508 and (517) 223-9311

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Sodt’s Berry Farm

What to know: This year they are back to providing U-Pick strawberries and have already picked available as well.

Address: 7403 Blackman Rd, Jackson, MI 49201

Phone: (517) 782-8933

Diederich’s Berry & Produce Farm

What to know: They are a U-Pick and We-Pick farm. Bring cash or check as they do not accept credit cards. Read more about them here.

Address: 3537 Morrice Rd Webberville, Michigan 48892

Phone: (517) 521-4667

J&M Farm

What to know: They have strawberries and raspberries. Bring cash just in case they don’t accept credit cards.

Address: 6351 Zimmer Rd Haslett, Michigan 48840

Phone: (517) 655-3672

Hanulcik Farm Market

Address: 1425 N State Rd (M-66), Ionia, Michigan

Phone: (616) 527-3630

Bird Berry Farm

Address: 5256 Belding Rd, Belding, MI 48809  (Just north of Ionia)

Phone: (616) 794 – 5041

U Pick Blueberry and Raspberry Farms

Blueberry pie, blueberry syrup, blueberry muffins, blueberry pancakes, and the list goes on – there are so many delectable recipes calling for blueberries. Don’t miss the raspberries either – raspberry pie and jam is dynamite!

Head over to these great locations to complete some of those ingredient lists and have a blast while you’re at it:

Hazen’s Farm

What to know: Their last day of picking is mid-August. You’ll love picking here then stopping by Sweet Marias located on their grounds afterward.

Address: 1144 Peavy Road, Howell, MI 48843

Phone: 517-548-1841

Schafer’s Raspberries

What to Know: Their raspberries are delicious! U-pick by appt only.

Phone: (517) 655-4024

Country Mill

What to know: Blueberry picking begins July 24th and goes until mid-August. They suggest bringing your own little wagon to pick. The ones they provide get used up pretty quickly. Stop by the bakery while you’re there. An LFF friend and reader, Natalie, highly recommends this lovely spot.

Address: 4648 Otto Road Charlotte, MI 48813

Phone: 517-543-1019

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Sodt’s Berry Farm

What to know: Check their Facebook page for updates on picking times and availability.

Address: 7403 Blackman Rd, Jackson, MI 49201

Balzer Blueberries of Onondaga

What to know: Call ahead for picking times and availability.

Address: 2784 S. Aurelius Rd. Onondaga, MI 49264

Phone: (517) 628-2370

Bird Berry Farm

Address: 5256 Belding Rd, Belding, MI 48809  (Just north of Ionia)

Phone: (616) 794 – 5041

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U Pick Apple and/or Peach Farms in Lansing

That crisp crunch of an apple and juicy bite of a peach can’t be beaten. You’ll have pie and crisps for days after a visit to these fun locations:

Clearview Orchards

What to know: U Pick Apples and Peaches. Call before you go. They typically start their U-Pick near September.

Address: 1051 Barry Rd Haslett, Michigan

Phone: (517) 655-1454

Phillips Orchard

What to know: U Pick Apples and Peaches. They recommend you call for availability. Fun fact – they offer school tours and field trips.

Address: 1991 & 1174 West Gratiot Countyline Rd, St. John’s MI, 48879

Phone: 989-292-5252

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Country Mill

What to know: Apples and Peaches. They suggest bringing your own little wagon to pick. The ones they provide get taken pretty quickly. Stop by the bakery while you’re there.

Address: 4648 Otto Road Charlotte, MI 48813

Phone: 517-543-1019

Hanulcik Farm Market

Address: 1425 N State Rd (M-66), Ionia, Michigan

Phone: (616) 527-3630

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Day Trip Picking Farms from Lansing

If you’re looking to take a fun day trip and get away to some other great farms that aren’t too far away check out these awesome lists:

Grand Rapids Kids U-Pick Guide

Kzoo Kids U-Pick Guide

Detroit Mom’s Blog

Up North

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U Pick Family Fun In Lansing

We’d love to hear about your families favorite spots and why you love the farms you visit. Comment below if you have a new place we should add, as well.

Have a great time picking this season, Lansing!

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