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When and where to pick & what to make with berries

When Available:

Blackberries: Through August
Blueberries: Through August
Raspberries: Through late September

Pick Your Own at Local Farms:

Farmers' Picking Tips:
• Look for blueberries that are fully blue and don’t have any purple or green.
• Once picked, leave the container open so moisture doesn’t form in the container.
Pick blackberries with a dull finish. Blackberries that are shiny still need another day or half-day to ripen.
• Pick raspberries that are a darker shade of red.
• The easier to pull off the bush, the more ripe the raspberry is.
• Watch out for thorns!

Click on a farm for address, Google map and contact information.

Highland Orchards (West Chester, PA) all berries •  Indian Orchards (near Media, PA) all berries • Linvilla Orchards (Media, PA) all berries Penn-Vermont Fruit Farm (Bedminster, PA) raspberries • Shady Brook Farm (Yardley, PA) blueberries & blackberries • Solebury Orchards (New Hope) blueberries & blackberries • Styer Orchard (Langhorne) blackberries • Tabora Farm & Orchard (Chalfont, PA) blueberries • Weaver's Orchard (Morgantown, PA) all berries

Haines Berry Farm (Pemberton, NJ) blueberries • Johnson's Corner Farm (Medord, NJ) blueberries  • Mood's Farm Market (Mullica Hill, NJ) all berries • Reeve’s Berries (New Lisbon, NJ) blueberries Terhune Orchards (Princeton, NJ) blueberries & blackberries Wells' Blueberry Farm (Southampton, NJ) blueberries

Bennett Orchards (Frankford, DE) blueberries • Fifer Orchards Farm & Country Store (Camden-Wyoming, DE) blueberries • Milburn Orchards (Elkton, MD) all berries

Blueberry Blast Smoothie

From Food.com

½ cup vanilla yogurt
½ cup milk
1 cup blueberries, frozen
2 tsp. honey
1. Put all ingredients in a blender; blend until combined and frothy. 
2. Serve immediately.


More Recipes

Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle

Blueberry Crumb Pie

Blueberry Cobbler

Blueberry Green Salad


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