Several farms about to open for family fun tradition
Some farms are opening Saturday for folks looking to pick their own fruits, while other farms are planning to open as soon as blueberry season arrives in Clark County.
Local farms have been opening their fields for decades, inviting the public to enjoy fruit to make smoothies, desserts, yogurt, ice cream, jam, and more. Options vary from U-Pick the fruit, to already picked berries for sale, or berries to be delivered.
Each farm has different requirements for its customers. Also, weather can change hours of operation. It is a good idea to check the farm’s website or call ahead before venturing to the farm.
Some farms accept cash or checks only and do not have digital payment systems. Some provide containers for free, while others ask visitors to supply their own take-home containers. Also, on hot days, visitors might want to get to the fields early and be prepared to protect from the sun.
Farms expected to open Saturday, July 1:
• Meadowglenn Farm Blueberries (6150 NE 232nd Ave., Vancouver) U-Pick opens Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The farm is closed on Sundays. Will reopen July 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone: 360-254-0223. For more information: https://www.localharvest.org/meadowglenn-farm-blueberries-M27546
• Majestic Farms Blueberries (18500 NE 182nd Ave., Brush Prairie) U-Pick and pre-picked opens Saturday, July 1 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Phone: 360-883-1388. For more information: https://www.majesticfarmsblueberries.com/
• True Blue Acres (La Center) Open Sat., July 1 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Seasonal hours Tue.-Sat 8 a.m.-7 p.m., open July 4. Phone 206-947-9262. True Blue Acres on Facebook. Email: email@example.com
Other farms expected to open soon:
• Prairie Berry Farm (17509 NE 182nd Ave., Brush Prairie) is planning to open Thursday, July 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Season hours will be Friday through Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone: 503-984-3632. For more information: https://www.prairieberryfarm.com/
• Grandma Dixie’s Blueberries (17719 NE 182nd Ave, Brush Prairie) is planning to open Saturday, July 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open seven days a week. Phone: 360-892-9549.
• Indigo Acres Blueberry Farm (5406 NE 219th St., Battle Ground) is tentatively scheduled to open Saturday, July 8. U-Pick and pre-picked. Season hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please call to verify when it is open. Phone: 360-687-4630. For more information: http://www.indigoacresblueberryfarm.com/
• Bountiful Acres (4008 NE Cedar Creek Rd., Woodland) expects to open in mid July. U-Pick organic. Please call to verify when it is open. Phone: 360-225-9479.
• Conway Family Farm (32116 NE Dial Rd., Camas) expects to open Monday, July 10. Picking is by appointment only. Phone: 360-834-0315. For more information: https://www.conwayfamilyfarm.com/blueberries/
These are just some of the farms that will be open in Clark County this summer for U-Pick opportunities. Farms and customers are encouraged to add their information in the comments.
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