Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Baton Rouge area of Louisiana?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Baton Rouge area of Louisiana, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. Beware of copycat websites (such as the one that starts with "pickit" and the one that ends with ".farms"; they do not update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China), so theirs are usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly! I put dates to indicate when we last received an update from each farm, and I make updates daily (each farm as their info changes). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

And if you know of any I missed and want to add them or correct the information, please let me know!  

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What's in season in August 2017, and other timely information:

Notes for August 2017: Blueberries and peaches are going still in northern and cooler areas, but are mostly finished in the Deep South. Blackberries, figs,  and raspberries are in season now. Tomatoes are going strong, although the crop is way diminished in rainy areas like the southeast.  Strawberries are finished, except in the far north, and if the farm planted Day Neutral varieties. Early apples, like Gala, are about to start!

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We also have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now.  They have all copied their information form here and usually do not ever update.  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong, please write me!

Baton Rouge area of Louisiana U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

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Ascension Parish

Assumption Parish

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • The Blueberry Farm - blueberries,
    24393 Greenwell Springs Road, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739. Phone: 225-262-6239. Email: TheBlueberryFarmUPick@yahoo.com. Open: The Blueberry Farm is open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 7 am to 12 noon; The season typically opens the beginning of June and closes mid - July; Please call to verify start and end dates. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: March 20, 2009)
  • Old Dairy Farm - UPDATE: May 31, 2017: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
    Zachary, LA 70791. (ADDED: May 15, 2010)

East Feliciana Parish

  • Berry Sweet Orchards, LLC  - certified organic blueberries
    5110 Brown Road, Ethel, LA 70730. Phone: (225) 683-8584. Email: mail@berrysweetorchards.com. Directions: Click the following links for printable driving directions or a  map. Berry Sweet Orchards is Louisiana's first state-certified organic "you-pick" blueberry orchard, family owned and operated since 1990 by Cliff and Susan Muller. The orchard's 1500 organically grown and cultivated blueberry bushes are over thirty years old, and located on two acres in the beautiful countryside of Ethel, Louisiana. Along with several mouthwatering blueberry varieties to choose from, Berry Sweet Orchards also offers an array of other seasonal certified organic produce. Certified organic blueberry varieties at Berry Sweet Orchards include: Austin, Brightwell, Climax, Delite, Premier, Tifblue, and Woodard. For picking ease in the orchard, customers are supplied with produce bags and picking buckets. Indoor restroom facilities are also available. Orchard updates and picking information can be found on the our website and our new Facebook page. Please sign up for our seasonal e-mail newsletter! (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 07, 2011)
    A visitor writes in 2009: "From their updated phone message, Cliff and Susan Muller's orchard will be in full swing this summer! In addition to their incredible you-pick and pre-pick blueberries, they offer (pre-picked) thornless blackberries, heirloom tomatoes, squash, and other organic goodies to choose from (all of these were available last year, too).  A fantastic place for family and friends, and the best organic blueberries I've ever had."
  • Blueberry Ridge Orchard - blueberries, U-pick and already picked
    2199 Holly Ridge Road, Jackson, LA 70748. Phone: (225)629-5311. Alternate Phone: (225)603-2935. Fax: (225)629-5311. Email: blueberryridge@wildblue.net. Open:June 1st through mid July; Open Monday - Saturday sunrise to sunset; Closed on Sunday; Please call, we might open in late May if berries ripen early. Directions: I-110 north to highway 61 towards Street Francisville, go 11-12 miles, turn right on highway 68, go about 18 miles and you will see our sign, turn left on highway 952, go 2.3 mile, turn left on Holly Ridge Road. The farm will be the third drive on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Berries are $1.00/lb u-pick, and yes you may eat berries right off the bush. We do not use any chemicals on our blueberry bushes. We also take orders for picked berries. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 02, 2011)
  • EquiTerra Farm - Blueberries, beans, blackberries, broad beans, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, peas, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes, muscadines, other vegetables, CERTIFIED ORGANIC!
    12798 Muse Lane, Clinton, LA 70722. Phone: 225-683-8406. Directions: Plank Road north out of Baton Rouge to Clinton. Right in Clinton on Hwy 10. Go 5 miles to Slaten's General Store; take right just past Slaten's. Go one half mile to first gravel road on left. Take left and this road dead ends at our gate. Our gravel driveway winds through the woods to our farm. Click here for a map to our farm. We are open June, July. Our hours are: Saturday and Sunday 8 am to dark EquiTerra Farm is a certified organic horse powered farm. We have a goal here on the farm to provide the highest quality food possible to our customers. We believe that a healthy body starts with healthy food. We are currently going through the new LA organic application process; but, we have been organic since we began farming. We provide organic blueberries, figs, blackberries, muscadines, and vegetables. We also have wonderful big brown free-range eggs and free-range broilers. This year we are operating a CSA for the spring/summer season. Grass fed lambs are also available. If you would like to visit the farm, just give us a call. Upick is available May-July. Shady picnic areas and clean restroom available.

Iberia Parish

  • Daniel and Anna's Orchard - blackberries, blueberries, figs, lemons, oranges, other citrus, pears, peaches, pecans , persimmons, strawberries, school tours
    5116 Freetown Road, New Iberia, LA 70560. Phone: 337-365-1690. Alternate Phone: 337-380-3795. Fax: 337-332-6719. Email: sbeclaf@aol.com. Open: Monday to Sunday 8am to 5pm except Thursday 1pm to 5pm. Directions: From Lafayette, Louisiana go south on Highway 90 to Highway 88. Exit on Highway 88, turn left to Frontage Road, turn right on Frontage Road to Freetown Road about 1 mile. Turn left on Freetown Road, go 1 mile to sharp curve to right, third house on left. Look for signs. Google or Yahoo will give correct directions, Mapquest will be wrong. Click here for a map and directions. Satsumas November 1 to January 15; Persimmons September 1 to November 10; Blueberries April 15 to June 10; Blackberries April 20 to June 10; Figs June 15 to July 20; Asian Pears July 20 to August 20; Peaches April 20 to June 20; Pecans October 1 to November 20; Strawberries April 15 to June 1. Payment: Cash, only. bags and boxes are provided. (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: November 05, 2011)
  • Eddie Romero's Orchard - apples, blackberries, figs, grapes, grapefruit, lemons, muscadine grapes, nectarines, oranges, pears, peaches, persimmons, tangerines, restrooms, farm animals, school tours
    5119 Freetown Road, New Iberia, LA 70560. Phone: 3373800419. Alternate Phone: 3373643370. Email: eddiepaulromero@bellsouth.net. Open: Tuesday - Friday 8am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday 8am to 4pm; Closed on Mondays. Directions: Orchard is in Iberia Parish at 5119 North Freetown Road Call 337-380-0419 for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We specialize in juicy Peaches from mid April until August; Large sweet thornless Blackberries from May until mid July; Figs many varieties mid June until August; Sweet seedless Grapes, wine grapes, jelly and table grapes in June; 15 varieties of large Muscadines for fresh eating, jelly, juice, or wine; Persimmons astringent and non-astringent August until November; Asian Pears also canning and eating Pears from mid July to late August; Pecans in September; Paw paws in July; Jujube in late July; Large juicy Apples from June until mid July; Citrus to include Lemons, Satsumas, Navel, Blood Oranges, Tangerines, Manderines, Kumquats, Large Pummelo Grapefruit, White and Pink Grapefruit, Real red and Ruby red Grapefruit from late October until February; Plus many other fruits such as Pineapple Gua Saturday, Yellow Gua Saturday, And Gummie Berries. Payment: Cash, Check, SFMNP Vouchers. Church tours and School tours welcome. Call in advance.(UPDATED: May 09, 2015) (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: July 03, 2012)

Iberville Parish

Livingston Parish

  • Blahut Strawberry Farm - strawberries, and prepicked produce
    24980 Fayard Road, Springfield, LA 70462. Phone: 225-294-5073. Fax: 225-294-5074. Email: blahutfarm@bellsouth.net. Directions: Blahut Farm is located off I-12; exit 32 (Albany-Springfield) three miles south of interstate. Directions are posted on website. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in April, May. Open: Strawberry Field Trips are Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Strawberries are placed in gallon, souvenir bucket while picking and will be taken home. Tickfaw State Park is only 5 minutes from Blahut Farm and is perfect for picnicking. Strawberry Field Trips:  please call or email to schedule. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS)
    Comments from a visitor on March 21, 2010: "Just wanted to post that we have taken my grandchildren (and friends) to this farm several times and were always VERY hospitably received. Both children and adults enjoyed a wonderful experience each time we went. Not mentioned is the fact they sometimes have a baby lamb on premises and the children love to pet and feed him. Thanks for your site!! "
    Comments from a visitor on April 26, 2009: "we found a pick-your-own farm thanks to your website. the idea was to build memories with our children (under 10) and enjoy some fresh fruit on a picnic in the same day. in fact, the state park just down the road was perfect and we invited our neihbors along for the ride. everything was perfect...except for being yelled at and lectured while on the picking excursion. really. the greeters (hired for the day) were great. friendly, informative and helpful. they did leave out one key detail-- that the owner didn't want folks to step over the rows of berries. our neighbor did so twice in an effort to photograph her kids. she didn't step on any bushes, not bother any other families. however, the owner's daughter (old enough to know better) ran over to rip her a new one. not nice. not neccessary. in the time spent yelling and threatening to make us leave, she could have simply explained the rule or just asked us to stay in a single row. no big deal. i guess the pressure of the day may have contributed to the "emotion" of the scolding. perhaps she had just given the same speech for the umpteeenthtime that day. it just seemed very odd and unexpected -- certainly not the genteel easy-going "country" hospitality we had imagined finding there. oh well, guess that explains the need to hire greeters. perhaps it owuld be wise to have the farmers leave for the dasy that tourists come in to pick. may be easier on everyone. we loved the learning our kids got and the fresh food-- could have done without the "big city" gripe out session."
    Response from the farm on April 27, 2009: "in response to "Comments from a visitor on April 26, 2009"  i would like to reply.  yes, we do have rules.  maybe they were not told or did not totally understand the rules.  that is the reason that when i first spotted the gentleman neighbor jump the row (yes, no jumping over rows is rule #1.....for safety reasons and to protect the plants and irrigation under the plastic), he was told not to jump the row.  several minutes later the lady neighbor jumped the row and was told not to jump the row.  then, she does it again.  that is when they were told that if it occured again they would need to leave the field.  by the way, the kids did great! on a lighter note, both the family day on april 17th and april 25th were a huge success.  we had a great turn out and, overall, the people were wonderful. 
    If anyone has comments, positive or negative, please write!
  • Landry-Poche Strawberry Farm - strawberries, U-pick and already picked, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    29955 Richardson Drive, Holden, LA 70744. Phone: 985-320-6417. Email: strawberrylady@charter.net. Open: We will ONLY BE OPEN FOR U-PICK on one or 2 days in April, so call early to learn the dates; The price is 10.00 per gallon bucket ( you keep the bucket) or 2.00 per pound; See our website. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Field trips and pre-picked strawberries. Fund raisers for your non-profit organization. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: April 01, 2013)(UPDATED: April 19, 2010)
  • Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin and Strawberry Patch - strawberries, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    31458 La 43 Hwy, Albany, LA 70711. Phone: 225-567-3493. Email: thelmah@charter.net. Open: Call for current days and hours; School Tour Times: From 9am to 1pm; Call about field trips and school tours. Strawberries are usually available from March 15 to May 15. Directions: 3 miles North of Albany on the corner of highway 43 and highway 1064. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in March, April, May. Payment: Cash, only. Pick Your Own Strawberries From the Strawberry Patch - Children actually walk through the Strawberry Patch and pick their own strawberries to take home with them. Alternate phones: (225) 567-9113 or cell phones: (985) 974-0260. Alternate phone: (985)-320-0698. We also have Tractor Races. Children actually walk through the Strawberry Patch and pick their own strawberries to take home with them. We  also have Face and Hand Painting, Zipline, Tractor Races, Picnic Area, Bouncing Race Horse, Jumping Pillow, Birthday Parties. (UPDATED: May 1, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: January 08, 2009)

Pointe Coupee Parish

St. Helena Parish

St. James Parish

St. Martin Parish

St. Mary Parish

West Baton Rouge Parish

West Feliciana Parish


Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)


Meats, Milk and Eggs:

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Old Dairy Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, Chicken (free range), No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, children welcome, Fresh eggs
    Zachary, Louisiana, Zachary, LA 70791. Phone: 225-802-3063. Open: Please call for appointment. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: May 15, 2010)

Farm Venues for Weddings, Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Old Dairy Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, Birthday parties, School and educational groups, You may bring your own food, Tables and chairs are Provided, Vegetables, or bush fruit, horses, chickens, other animals, Fresh eggs
    Zachary, Louisiana, Zachary, LA 70791. Phone: 225-802-3063. Open: Please call for appointment. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. Private, small 20 acre family farm open by appointment only. Call first to see if we have an over-abundance that needs picking. Seasonal vegetables, fresh flowers, free-range chickens and eggs, and square bales of horse quality hay also available. We will consider very small groups for private children's birthday parties or home-school groups. Sorry, but we are not willing to accommodate large groups. (ADDED: May 15, 2010)

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