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MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010

Blueberry Picking in the Lower Mainland

Looking for a great family friendly activities which will create amazing memories? Come down to a blueberry field near you with U-Pick farms located throughout the Lower Mainland! Grab your sunscreen, hat and basket and search for the plumpest and juiciest berries straight from the bush! From Richmond to Abbotsford there are many farms to choose from which offer U-Pick, roadside stalls and even blueberry products such as jam and even honey!

July and August in British Columbia is blueberry season with farms across the Lower Mainland to buy or pick fresh blueberries at.British Columbia's climate is ideal for blueberries and is one of the top producers of them in Canada. With fields stretching from Richmond to Abbotsford, there are plenty of opportunities to pick your own blueberries or even to buy some from a roadside stand! Come and taste the blueberry bounty of the Lower Mainland! Here is a list of U-Pick Farms in the region:

  • BIRAK BERRY FARMS | July - August | 9111 No. 6 Road, Richmond, British Columbia (map)
  • NO. 5 BLUEBERRY FARM | July - August | 7040 No.5 Road (at Granville Street), Richmond, British Columbia (map) | Website

  • EMMA LEA FARMS | July 15 - August 10 | Sun-Sat: 8:00am - 7:00pm | 2727 Westham Island Road, Ladner (Corporation of Delta), British Columbia (map) | Website
  • BISSETT FARMS | Mid-July - August | 2170 Westham Island Road, Ladner (Corporation of Delta), British Columbia (map) | Website

  • Picking your own blueberries is a fun (and tasty!) experience.MILLER FARMS | July 18 - September 2010 | Morning to Dusk | Email for address and details (private farm) | Website

  • BLUEBERRIES U-PICK | July - August | 18064-32 Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia (map) | Website
  • SURREY FARMS | Mid-July - September | Sun-Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm | 5180 - 152nd Street, Surrey, British Columbia (map) | Website

  • DRIEDIGER FARMS | July 10 - August | Sun-Sat: 8:00am - 8:00pm | 23823 - 72nd Avenue, Langley, British Columbia (map) | Website
  • KRAUSE BERRY FARMS | July - August | Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm; Sat: 8:00am - 6:00pm; Sun: 9:00am - 6:00pm | 6179-248 Street, Langley, British Columbia (map) | Website

  • MAAN FARMS | July - August | Sun-Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm | 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford, British Columbia (map) | Website

Blueberry fields offer many berries to pick and bring home.

Blueberry fields as far as the eye can see!

Blueberry field in Richmond, British Columbia.

Many fields let visitors pick blueberries or buy them at their roadside stands.






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