Brandon Area U-Pick Farms 2018

Local U-Pick Locations & Events

By Catherine Fialla, Macaroni Kid Brandon Publisher March 3, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

I absolutely LOVE going berry picking with my kids! I wanted to share this list of local u-pick farms. If you know of any others, please feel free to add in the comments or email me at If you go to any of these farms or "like" their Facebook pages, it would be FANTASTIC if you let them know that Macaroni Kid Brandon sent you :)

Happy Picking :)

Always confirm events before attending. While every effort is made to ensure the most up to date event information is included on our calendar, events are subject to change. 

One Day Picking Events


U-Pick Farms Open For the Season


Big Bear Farms OPEN
7606 Kinard RD, Plant City FL 33565 813-986-1152 Facebook
USDA Certified Organic Blueberries are Now in Season! The U-Pick Schedule for this week will be as follows: U-Pick organic BLUEBERRIES are priced @ $11.00 / lb. CASH ONLY. We will be open for U-Pick this week starting on Saturday 04/07/2018 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.-- If you would like to U-Pick on other days please call ahead to ensure that we have ripe berries left in the field. ALWAYS CALL AHEAD PRIOR TO DRIVING TO THE FARM TO ENSURE WE ARE HERE TO ASSIST YOU and have not been picked out of ripe berries. Every Monday and Thursday we are Closed.  We will be open next Saturday 04/28/2018 for U-Pick. (4/21/18)

Blue Oak Farms OPEN
4010 Powerline Road, Lithia, FL 33547 813-699-9815 Facebook
Be there or be square! April 28th from 8am to 2pm at our Lithia farm (4/23/18)

Southern Heritage Farms OPEN?
4214 Gallager Rd, Dover FL 33527 Facebook
Blueberry U-Picks Sat & Sun April 21 & 22. CASH ONLY $4/lb, $25 pre-picked boxes (4/17/18)

Blueberry Cottage Farms
827 Old Welcome Road, Lithia, Florida 33547 Facebook
If you are still craving our sweet blueberries come late April or early May, we are hoping to welcome you then!. (4/14/18)

Bob's Berries OPEN
11501 Winn Rd, Riverview, Hillsborough County, Florida 33569 Facebook
Typically open Saturday and Sunday 9-2. (4/26/18)

Lyna Berry Farms OPEN
17928 Bill Taylor Road, Lithia, Florida, (813) 728-9132 Facebook
BLUEBERRY U-PICK IS HERE!! The dates and hours of operation for our locations are as follows:

  • 17928 Bill Taylor Rd. (Fort Lonesome), Lithia: Thurs and Fri (4/26, 27) 8 - 2, Sat and Sun (4/28, 29) 8-4 We will continue to open this field Mon thru Fri from 8-2 and Sat and Sun 8-4 until the berries are gone.
  • 11920 Neal Road, Lithia: Sat and Sun (4/28, 29) 8-4 and each weekend thereafter until berries are gone.
  • 30902 Taylor Grade Rd., Duette: Sat and Sun (4/28, 29) 8-4 and each weekend thereafter until berries are gone.

Buckets and take away bags are supplied, and still only $15 for a 6lb bucket! (4/19/18)

Frosty Blue Blueberry Farm OPEN
1907 Streetman Drive • Lithia, FL 33547, (813) 689-7703 Facebook
U-PICK BLUEBERRIES! This Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm $20 per bucket. We will also have a limited supply of we-pick blueberries, our "Better Than" Blueberry Pie (whole or by the slice), our Classic Blueberry Jam, our Special Blueberry Honey Chia Jam and local honey available. (4/26/18)

Proctor's Family Farm
7105 Kinard Rd, Plant City, Florida (813) 323-8822 Facebook
(I know, we're sad too ) We are closing the farm for a few years in order to Re-plant. We will update our customers when we are up and running again. (3/29/18)


Hopewell Peaches
Corner of CR 39 & Hwy 60, Plant City, FL Facebook
Thanks for your support. We'll see you next season. (6/1/16)

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STRAWBERRIES (2018 season over for most)

CenFlo Organics (at Jordan Farms)
3243 Mott Rd, Dover, Florida 33527
CenFlo Organics upick strawberries.
3/23-24 (may be open 3/25) from 8 am - 2 pm.
Cost is $2 per pound.
They’ll have containers to pick in.
Bring your own take home containers for your berries  (3/22/18)

Favorite Farms
10070 McIntosh Rd, Dover, FL 33527 (813) 986-3949 Facebook
Upicks will be open everyday from 8 am to 7 pm through April 7, 2018. We have plenty of fruit to pick. CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY ONLY, 2 quarts/$1 (3/29/18)

Spivey Farms 
6101 County Road 39 South, Plant City, FL 33567. We have two roads of entry off of County Road 39. Please look for the red sign on the road that says "U-PICK STRAWBERRIES" to know which path to take. You can check out our directions page for instructions on how to find the farm. (813)650-8999 Facebook
Sunday, March 18 (today) is the final day we will be open for u-pick this season. We appreciate all the people that chose our farm to visit for u-pick this season. We look forward to seeing you all again in 2019. (3/18/18)

5K Farms 
5732 SR 60 E & 6302 s county rd 39, Plant City, Florida
This week 3/22-3/25 looks to be last 4 days of our U-PICK season be sure to come see us at 6302 s county rd 39 from 8-5 those days
Price is $2/lb all USDA organic strawberries (3/22/18)

Sewell Farms 
5008 Sydney Road, Plant City, Florida
March 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 9am-5pm
Fresh Flats for $10,3 for $1 U Pick Quarts and $1 Onions!
Don't forget to bring a container to take them home. Until Next Year Berries! That’s a wrap! (3/29/18)

Strawberry Passion Farms (ORGANIC)
11780 Tom Folsom Rd , Thonotosassa Fl 33592 (u-pick address below) (813) 927-5491 Facebook
We will be open Monday 3/26, Open Tuesday 3/27, Closed Wednesday 3/28, Closed Thursday 3.29, Open Friday 3.30, Open Saturday 3/31, Closed Sunday 4/1... then resume the following week. Week Days 9-4 and Saturday and Sunday 8-4. at least through 3/31 but keep an eye here for latest news and date extensions. $2.50 lb. bring your own containers, comfy clothes, we also have the farm stand with fresh picked veggies, eggs, local raw honey and already picked berries if you get tired and want more to take home. Some days we also have the Shortcake wagon with fresh made strawberry shortcake, shakes and smoothies and also other local vendors with great goodies too. 9491 Rockhill Rd. follow signs to tent to get directions to the right area to pick then come back to the tent to weigh and check out. Cash or Card. (3/29/18)

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