Michigan has a bountiful harvest throughout the year.

U-Pick Berries Across Michigan

We've just wrapped up the strawberry season. We're in the midst of the blueberry and cherry seasons. And this fall we'll be headed into apple season.

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What's cool is that so many farms and orchards across Michigan offer u-pick produce. You can pick your strawberries, cherries, blueberries, and apples. But that's not all you can pick.

Lavender Season in Michigan

Michigan has more than fruit this time of year. It also has fragrant fields of lavender.

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We are currently in the midst of the lavender season, which typically kicks off in mid-July and runs through August. And this weekend you'll be able to pick your own lavender and enjoy a festival entirely dedicated to this fragrant flower.

Lavender Festival at Blake's Orchard and Cider Mill

Make some time this Friday, Saturday, or Sunday to head out to Armada, Michigan to visit Blake's Orchard for their annual Lavender Festival. Three days of absolutely EVERYTHING lavender.

  • Lemonade
  • Ice Cream
  • Hard Cider
  • Beer
  • Donuts

And those are just some of the food and drink. There will also be artisans selling their wares, DIY crafts, free kids activity tent, and u-pick lavender.

The festival will take place from 10 am to 5 pm every day this weekend. Parking is free, but you do need to buy a ticket. Kids 10 and under are free, but a general admission ticket will run you $12. Get your tickets and more info HERE.

The Best You-Pick Cherry Farms Across Michigan

Now that Michigan's really getting into summer, it's the perfect season for cherry picking.
Whether you want to stay around town in the mid-Michigan area, or perhaps make a day of it and travel someplace new and check out the Michigan town that's literally famous for its cherry festival; Traverse City, there are plenty of great you-pick cherry places across the state. Check out where you can pick your own cherries across Michigan.

Check Out These Fantastic Michigan Farms for U-Pick Blueberries

Michigan has plenty of delicious fruits and flowers to offer, and they all have their seasons. Strawberry season has come and gone. Cherry and lavender season is here, and so is blueberry season! If you want to take part in u-pick blueberries, these fantastic Michigan farms are the places to go. Check out the list below to see where you can find the farms and see when they offer u-pick blueberries.

Where to Find Fantastic U-Pick Sunflower Farms Across Michigan

When people think of "u-pick" farms, they tend to think of strawberries, blueberries cherries, and other fruits. But don't forget, there are pick-your-own flower farms across Michigan as well. We told you where you could find pick your own lavender farms at the start of the lavender season. Now, it's sunflower season! If you'd like to pick your own sunflowers, or at least take some Instagram-worthy pictures, here's where you can find some wonderful sunflower farms across Michigan.