Take your pick: adrenaline packed or slow and contemplative?
For many, summer is synonymous with fresh picked berries and stone fruit. Want to pick your own? Here are 7 standout spots to do just that.
With a mini-farm and playground area for little ones, Granby’s Bleuetière Érablière Giard is a family-friendly destination par excellence. In summer, the blueberries are abundant and you can also stock up on maple products—there’s a sugar shack on-site—while enjoying the beautiful view of Bromont and Shefford.
In Dunham, Bleuetière Benoit stands out with its 4,300 (!) giant blueberry bushes and nine different varieties. Visit on a sunny day to enjoy these burst-in-your-mouth beauties—and don’t forget to try the famous blueberry chocolates before you go.
At this eco-friendly, family-run farm, you can pick a wide array of fruit yourself, including strawberries, raspberries (red and black), blueberries, currants, gooseberries, blackberries, apples, pears, and plums. Word to the wise: Definitely pick up a jar of unpasteurized, all-natural honey while you’re there!
Tucked near the U.S. border, this certified organic blueberry farm offers an incredible view on the majestic Green Mountains. And besides the sweeping vistas, there are over 2,000 blueberry bushes to peruse in order to find the perfect fruit to bring home—more than enough to keep you busy all day long!
Jardins Zone Orange grows 20+ varieties of vitamin-rich seaberry, a fruit we’re still only discovering in Quebec. Visit to fall in love with the fruit—not to mention the beautiful property tucked in scenic Sainte-Anne-de-la-Rochelle where you can enjoy a stroll, have a picnic, and soak in the sights.
Want to pick fruit while enjoying a tranquil, countryside setting? Set your GPS to Ferme au Pré Bleu in Ascot Corner. Co-owned by two brothers, this farm allows guests to pick their own strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.
Located in the Melbourne Township, Bleuetière Harmonie Nature bears its name perfectly. Indeed, at this pretty property adorned with beautiful flowers, waterfalls and plans, you can pick blueberries in a natural setting that is sure to delight.
What’s in season when? Consult this handy calendar and plan accordingly!