The start of April brings Tampa Bay Area’s U-Pick blueberry season! Bring the family and enjoy the morning or afternoon picking beautiful, ripe, and juicy Florida blueberries.
There are many farms from Plant City to Odessa that are offering U-Pick blueberries for the 2020 season. Most of these blueberries farms provide buckets for your U-Pick convenience. Children will love choosing their favorite blueberries to put in their buckets.
Hours of operation, prices, and availability may change with without notice. Blueberries are very popular, so please call ahead for times and availability. Blueberry picking is available while supplies last, so go pick some on a weekend!
NOTE ON SOCIAL DISTANCING: These farms are on large acres so social distancing is very much possible and doable. These farms are not closed down due to the Stay at Home order as they are providing food to families.
However, the choice is yours to go out. We only provide this resource for your information.
2020 Blueberry Farm List- Open for 2020 U-Pick
1. Bob’s Blueberry Farm & U-Pick
Fresh juicy burst in your mouth blueberries. They are open everyday 8-6 for u-pick blueberries for just $3.50 per pound. Family friendly outdoor activity where your pets are welcome too ? Anyone who is handicapped or has disabilities may call Bob at 727-534-6480 or inquire at the check in/out counter for assistance or directions for special area parking.
NOTE on COVID-19: “We want to assure you that we are doing everything we can to address the health concerns and maintain safety of all of our customers. We have 17 acres of peaceful, tranquil and beautiful farmland for you to be with family yet distance yourselves from others. Come out and join us for some fun in the Florida sun and get your daily boost of superfood, antioxidant loaded, and just down right good for you tasty blueberries. “
What else do they offer?
- Queen Kathleen’s raw local blueberry, wildflower and orange blossom Honey
- Joe’s Old Florida Farms Jams,sauces,dressings and pickled vegetables
- U-pick Peaches and plums and blackberries should be available in another month or so.
- Fresh produce, as well as starter plants of many choices, eggs, milk, cheeses, gluten free baked goods, elderberry syrup and more.
2. Starkey Blueberry Farm
3030 Starkey Blvd., New Port Richey, Florida 34655
MONDAY – SATURDAY
7:30 am – 7:30 pm
9 am – 5 pm
Schedule: Now open for 2020 season.
Price: Please call for current pricing.
Payment Options: Cash, Credit, and Debit
Additional Info: Bags and boxes are provided. Pre-picked blueberries are also available.
Sweet, succulent, and bursting with flavor, our blueberries are ready for picking!
Note on COVID-19: “We are practicing all sanitation and social distancing guidelines suggested by the W.H.O. Our 35-acre farm provides pickers with ample space to pick their fresh berries, and instead of using buckets, we are providing plastic bags for you to pick and take home your berries!”
Curbside Pick Up Available: As a part of our COVID-19 response, we are offering a curbside pick-up service! Give us a call during regular business hours and we will take your order, as well as payment over the phone, and have it ready for pick-up between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. the same day!
Please call us at 727-372-6440.
Please visit Facebok page for daily updates.
3. Keel & Curley Winery
5210 Thonotosassa Rd, Plant City, FL 33565
Schedule: Officially open for 2020 season
Price: $6 per pint
Hours: Sunday, March 29th from 11am-7-m
Our blueberry farm is the perfect place to escape to this weekend with plenty of space for safe social distancing!
Our blueberries will be for sale for $6/pint. You can pay per container and then go roam the blueberry fields with your friends or family.
Our Keel Farms store will be open during this time to purchase any to-go meals and essentials (yes, that includes wine, beer and cider!)
Note on COVID-19: “Due to the recent Covid-19 updates, we are doing everything we can to make sure you feel safe and comfortable at our farm including extra cleaning to all high traffic areas and frequently touched items and we have set up additional outdoor hand washing stations.
We ask that you help us by staying home if you have any symptoms or are at high-risk, come in smaller groups (no larger than 5 people per group), and to respect other groups and keep a safe six foot distance away from others.
This is a safe outdoor recreational activity with FREE Parking & Admission. We are also pet friendly.”
2020 Blueberry Farm List- NOT currently open, waiting for updates
4. Blues Berry Farm
1201 Holloway Road
Plant City, Florida 33567
U-Pick Season Opens: NOT currently open for 2020 season
Price: $3.00 a pound u pick
$4.00 a pound we pick at Farm
Level Bucket specials $15.00 ( 6-7 pound buckets)
Visit their social media page for updates.
5. Brooksville Ridge Blueberries
1172 Hancock Lake Road
Brooksville, FL 34602
U-Pick season is NOT officially open for 2020 season. Updates are provided on Brooksville Ridge Blueberries Facebook Page.
The farm provides buckets and bags for picking blueberries. Families with children are invited to pick. Pets are not allowed on farm.
They accept cash and checks. Credit cards are not accepted.
6. Butch’s Blueberries
5361 White Road
Brooksville, FL 34602
(352) 238-3060 (Butch)
NOT currently open for 2020 season. Find updates on Butch’s Blueberries Facebook Page.
Prices: Cash only
U-Pick: $3.00 lb
We-Pick: $6.00 lb
The farm is 4 acres and has all natural blueberry plants. Buckets are provided for picking. Pets are not allowed on farm.
7. Kirkland Farms Blueberry Farm
2632 Old Medulla Road
Schedule: NOT currently open for 2020 season
Check Kirland Farms blog for updates on current U-Pick dates.
Price: $5 per. lb
Payment Options: Cash or check
8. Owen’s Blueberry Farm
12839 Kitten Trl, Hudson, Florida 34667
Owens Blueberry Farm is a 2 acre High Density farm with 11 varieties of blueberries planted all ready for picking.
Schedule: NOT currently open for 2020 season. Come on out from 9am-3pm(although they stop allowing pickers into the field at 2:00pm) depending on the abundance of pickers, weather and berries 7 days a week until June when we start cutting the bushes back.
Check Facebook for current schedule. When they open for picking, it is 8am-6pm daily.
Price: Blueberries are $5.00 lb U-pick $7.00 lb pre-pick
Currently they only accepting cash or check.