As summer continues and we inch toward (hopefully) beautiful fall weather, we’re all looking for fun ways to get outdoors! Whether spending time with family, friends, or just on your own, u-pick farms offer a great way to soak up the sun and get some great produce and/or beautiful flowers for your home.
There’s no shortage of options in Washtenaw County, so check out some of our exciting local offerings below!
Located in Milan, this u-pick farm offers opportunities to pick apples in the fall, and raspberries for a limited time in September and October. They also have a shop which sells apple cider and a variety of fresh donuts in many flavors.
6580 Judd Road, Milan. 734-482-2342.
Hours: Hours are limited based upon what fruits are available seasonally. Fall is the busiest season, and starting mid-September, Wasem Fruit Farm will be open 5-6 days a week until Oct. 31, with u-pick apples and pumpkins from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. For the latest information related to hours, please check here.
Located in Belleville, this farm offers a variety of festivals throughout the summer and fall. U-pick flowers are available in the summer and pumpkins are available in autumn. The farm also offers many attractions for the whole family, including games and rides.
50240 Martz Rd, Belleville. 734-260-0334.
Hours: Vary seasonally, please check here for more information.
This historic Ann Arbor farm has been in operation since 1852 and offers a u-pick pumpkin patch and Christmas tree farm during the fall and winter.
5335 Dexter Ann Arbor Rd, Ann Arbor. 734-761-7578.
Hours: Fri.-Sun, 10 a.m.-6 p.m, beginning September 24,
This Pinckney farm is filled with fun, offering u-pick flowers in the summer, and a variety of produce, which varies by season. The farm opens for the season on July 28 with u-pick flowers, u-pick sweet corn, sunflower fields and peaches. Additional produce, which varies seasonally, includes apples, pumpkins, plums, pears and sweet cherries. This location also offers wagon rides, Halloween attractions and Christmas trees for sale.
10055 Dexter-Pinckney Rd, Pinckney. 989-954-9978.
Hours: Thurs.-Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through August; Thurs.-Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. September through October.
Calling all blueberry lovers, this is the u-pick farm for you! Operating from mid-July to mid-August, Blueville Acres gives you the chance to pick your own berries. The farm also offers special adult-only u-pick dates and times. Check their website for more information.
38093 Judd Rd, Belleville. 734-252-6751.
Hours: Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Open each fall, Wiard’s Orchards brings the fun of u-pick apples and pumpkins along with the excitement of a country fair all to one place! Attractions include a petting farm, corn maze, giant triple slide, and wagon rides.
5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti. 734-390-9211.
Hours: Opens September 5, Tues.-Sun. from 9 a.m.-6 p.m, closed Mondays.
Located in Manchester, this flower farm opened for the season on July 20 and offers sunflowers, cosmos, zinnia, poppies, clarkia, calendula, daisy, mallow, strawflower, cornflower, giant marigolds, baby’s breath, forget me nots, and more summer annuals.
10722 Bethel Church Rd, Manchester. 734-395-4460
Hours: Tues.-Wed. 10 a.m.-2 p.m, Thurs.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m, Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m, closed Mondays.
Located in Ann Arbor, this certified organic, woman-owned farm offers u-pick produce in a variety of offerings including cabbage, garlic, peas, flowers and strawberries as the season allows. Check their website or Facebook page for more information on what is currently available, as they update weekly.
4700 Whitmore Lake Rd, Ann Arbor. 734-249-8359.
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m, closed Mondays and Tuesdays.