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HGJ's List of 7
U-Pick Farms

1

Millers' Big Red Barn Miller's Big Red Barn
4900 32 Mile Road
Washington, MI 48095

One trip and youíll soon realize that Millerís is a year-round fully functioning farm going way beyond apples and pumpkins. In addition to the cider, Miller's offers a Country Store that features pies, breads, jams, jellies, donuts and much more. Millerís also boasts a humongous greenhouse filled with various annuals, perennials and other bedding plants. U-Pick strawberries, cherries, pumpkins, raspberries and 3 kinds of apples run through their respective seasons (check their website for details). Miller's also has its own ice cream parlor and makes their own mackinaw fudge.

There is plenty to do for kids at Millerís Big Red. Bring plenty of quarters to feed the bunnies, goats, ponies, llamas, pigs, and other petting farm animals! Thereís a giant straw mountain to climb with an attached slide. Donít forget to check out their Millerís Big Red corn maze Ė just challenging enough for fall fun. Millerís Big Red Orchard and Cider Mill offers U-pick (in season) for 10 varieties of apples, pumpkins, strawberries, and raspberries.

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English Gardens Middleton Berry Farm
4790 Oakwood Road - five miles east of Ortonville, MI

Strawberries are here! The official season will open on Wednesday, June 15th from 7:30 to 10:30 (or until picked out). In the fall - raspberries, tomatoes and pumpkins

3

North Star Orgainics North Star Organics
1139 Forrester Road
Frankfort, MI 49635

Organic cherry picking begins†Friday, July 22nd†and goes through Sunday, July 31st, daily†9 am to 7 pm. Pick a delicious treat to enjoy this summer!

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Krupp FarmsKrupp Farms
8025 Krupp Ave.
Comstock Park, MI 49321

Located 7 miles north of Grand Rapids, Krupp Farms has raised strawberries and more recently, asparagus and raspberries since 1916.

5

Whittaker's Berry Farm

Whittaker's Berry Farm
6724 Todd Rd
Ida, MI 48140

They are second generation Strawberry Farmers! All of their fields are weed free, irrigated, and mulched with straw. They pride themselves in a beautiful, clean, and most importantly, family friendly environment!! They offer assigned rows, meaning you pick in rows that have either never been picked, or untouched in several days! Strawberries are their passion...come see them...you'll be glad you did!

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Meckley's Flavor Fruit Farm Meckleyís Flavor Fruit Farm
11025 S. Jackson Road
Somerset Center, Michigan 49282

At Meckleyís, we are celebrating our 60th year in business. Come for summer strolls through the orchard, picking raspberries and fall festivals that the little ones with love! Sit on the porch under the vines with a cup of coffee in hand and a hot fresh donut or enjoy the deck with pint of one of our ciders with attitude or a glass of our fine wines.

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Erie Orchards and Cider Mill

Erie Orchards and Cider Mill
1235 Erie Road
Erie, Michigan 48133

Erie Orchards and Cider Mill is more than just a place to pick wonderful fruit, you can also visit their animal center, play in their straw play zone, walk their corn maze, enjoy a hay ride and so much more. Of course, there are also the fruits you can pick: blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and raspberries.

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