Blake’s Big Apple
71485 North Avenue
Armada, Mich. 48005
Blake’s makes it pretty easy and enjoyable to pick your own apples, pears, pumpkins and other crops. Blake’s representatives hand you the containers and give you directions to find any specific fruit are looking for. They also have a harvest calendar on their website so you can check out what’s available before you make the drive.
Dexter Blueberry Farm
11024 Beach Road
Dexter, Mich. 48130
This blueberry farm was first planted in the early 1960’s and expanded in 1967. Blueberry season is from mid-July thru the first part of September. The peak season is generally the last week of July and first weeks of August.
Middleton Berry Farm
4888 Oakwood Road
Ortonville, Mich. 48462
Depending on the time of year, Middleton offers strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes and pumpkins. They also have a petting farm open during the picking season.
Wiard’s Cider Mill and Apple Orchard
5565 Merritt Road
Ypsilanti, Mich. 48197
Wiard’s Cider Mill and Apple Orchard was founded by George Wiard in 1853. At Wiard’s you can pick apples and pumpkins, drink cider, get lost in a corn maze, enjoy a hayride and much more.
Pick-Your-Own Resources Online:
Local Harvest: www.localharvest.org
Michigan Agricultural Tourism: www.michigan.gov/agtourism
Michigan Farms & Mills: www.michigan.org/Things-to-Do/Attractions/Farms-and-Mills