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2018 U-Pick Farms Guide

May 28, 2018

U-Pick farms are a plentiful in Willamette Valley, and we're here to educate you folks on where to pick your own fruit! Here are a few places where you can go!


AJR Farms
Pick blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, cherries, marionberries, and tayberries at AJR Farms! Located in Jefferson, AJR Farms is an appointment only farm where you can pick and purchase your own fruit!

Visit their Facebook page for pricing and other information.

AJR Farms is open from 3:30 - 7:45pm by appointment only.

ADDRESS: The nearest address to google map to arrive at our U-pick location is a house address that is a rental home and not part of AJR Farms U-pick. Look for a white canopy with a sign that says AJR Farms U-pick. If you don't see the canopy, they are closed.



Beilke Family Farm 

Located at 4925 Rockdale St NE, Brooks, you can pick 14 different types of apples for crazy cheap! Also growing blueberries, they're extremely easy to pick because of their tree sizes.  Check out their Facebook page for more information! They're open from 8:00am - 6:00pm except Sundays, in which they open at noon.

Boones Ferry Berry Farm
Blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, sweet corn, loganberries, marionberries, raspberries of six different colors, strawberries, you name it, Boones Ferry Berry Farm has it! Located in Hubbard, the Snegirev family has been growing their berries since 1993. Take a look at their Facebook page for more info! They're open from 9:00am - 6:00pm, except Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, they close at 5 and they're closed on Sunday.

Briggs Family Blueberry Patch

Chuck and Janice have been growing blueberries for over 25 years,  With six different types of blueberries, Briggs Family Blueberry Patch is a must for the blueberry lover! Visit their website for more information. They're open daily from 7:00am - 8:00pm.

Ernst Family Farms

Ernst Family Farms had been growing enormous, delicious peaches since 1894! With peaches the size of baseballs, they're perfect for pie making! Located in Saint Paul, at 3118 Horseshoe Lane Road Northeast. Visit their Facebook for directions!


Fordyce Farm
Fordyce Farm sells amazing blueberries, baked goods, and other fresh produce. Located at 7023 Sunnyview Road NE in Salem, it's a great place to pick up some blueberries if you live in the city! Call (503) 362-5105 or visit their Facebook for more details. They're open from 8:00am - 6:00pm on Monday to Saturday.


French Prairie Gardens
French Prairie Gardens is owned and operated by the Pohlschneider family, and has been since 1987. 95% of the plants and flowers found there are grown on site in their greenhouses! All of the baked goods are made from scratch every morning. Visit their website for more info. They're open from 10:00am - 5:00pm on all days except Fridays and Mondays, when they close an hour early and are closed, respectively.

Greens Bridge Gardens

Greens Bridge Gardens is arguably the farm with the largest choices of u-pick crops in Marion County! Operating since 2003 by the Laube Family, they carry 61 different types of apples, peaches, tomatoes, berries, peppers, and flowers!  Not just that, but they have 18 different types of jams, seedless jams, spreads, and syrups! Located in Jefferson, Greens Bridge Gardens is a must-visit for the fruit aficionado! Visit their website and Facebook for more info! They're open from 9:00am - 6:00pm daily.

Minto Island Growers

Formed in 2008, Minto Island Growers offers strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and tomatoes.  They're located at 3394 Brown Island Road South, in Salem. Visit their Facebook page and website! They're opened from 9:00am - 5:00pm daily, except Monday when they're closed.

Thank You Berry Much Farms

Thank You Berry Much Farms is a family friendly, specifically U-pick berry farm in Salem. As long as they have berries, you can pick! Their "honor system" means you can pick, weigh, and pay for them all on your own! Check out their Facebook and website! They're usually open from 8:00am - 8:00pm, but their Honor Box means you can pick and buy berries whenever!  (503) 393-2758


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