Kids love outings to local farms to enjoy the fun of berry picking, and Middle Tennessee boasts many locations where your family can enjoy spring and summer harvesting.
According to the Tennessee Harvest Calendar, the typical crop availability for strawberries is the beginning of May through mid-June. Blackberries, blueberries and raspberries are ripe for the picking mid-July through the end of August. Find a farm below in your area, and always call ahead to confirm availability due to weather.
And don't forget the sunscreen before you head out to pick!
Green Door Gourmet
7007 River Road Pike, Nashville
Only offering pre-packed strawberries this year, no you-pick. Farm Market is open from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Thurs – Sun. Check the Farm’s website or their Facebook page for more info.
Busy Bee's Blueberry Patch
2450 Bowie Road, Greenbrier
Strawberries are pre-picked only at this time. The patch's blueberry season runs late June to late July. Cost is $20 per gallon. Appointments are required to insure there are plenty of berries to pick. Follow their Facebook page for days and hours.
3422 Kinneys Rd, Cedar Hill
Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays during strawberry season, Noon – 5 p.m. Pre-picked berries are available now and pick your own should start the first week of May (2021) – check the Farm’s Facebook page to verify
5331 Baker Road, Murfreesboro (strawberries)
3250 Wilkinson Pike, Murfreesboro (blackberries & blueberries)
Strawberry picking is available late April to early June. Hours are Tue - Fri 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sun 1 - 5 p.m. Cost is $3.75 per pound. Pick blackberries and blueberries mid-June - July. Cost is $4 per pound. Call or check website, Facebook or Twitter for up to date info on you-pick strawberry availability.
P and P Farms
2841 E Jefferson Pike, Lascassas
Strawberries are pick your own only opening the last week of April, weather dependent. Call to confirm fruit is ready and to get open picking times.
Bradley Kountry Acres
650 Jake Linke Road, Cottontown
The farm hasn't pinpointed an exact date for strawberries yet, but it estimates early May. Blackberries available in summer. Mums and Pumpkins are available in the fall. See the Farm’s Facebook page for up to date information.
Cooper Creek Farm
345 Gibbs Lane, Gallatin
The farm estimates strawberry picking to start at the end of April. Cost is $2 per pound (subject to change based on harvest).
Boyd Mill Farm
3395 Blazer Road, Franklin
Blackberry picking begins in July; Raspberries in August. Call for hours and pricing.
Golden Bell Blueberry Farm
4080 Clovercroft Road, Franklin
The farm estimates blueberry picking to being at the end of June/early July, running through the first weekend of August. Hours are Wed - Sat 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cost is $3 per pound.
Circle S Farms
1627 Old Laguardo Road E., Lebanon
The farm estimates strawberry picking to start during the second weekend in May, 2021. Blackberries and blueberries this summer. Follow the farm's Facebook page for updates.
Kelley’s Berry Farm
50 Riverview Estates Ln, Castalian Springs
Opening day for you-pick strawberries is April 26, 2021. Check their Facebook page for up to date information and call before you go to the farm to verify berries are ripe and available. Blueberries and blackberries are in mid-June. Open 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. during the strawberry season daily, Same hours but closed Sundays after strawberry season.