Season nears for U-Pick berry harvest in Whatcom County

Whatcom County is on the cusp of berry season and several farms around town are just weeks away from opening U-Pick harvesting to the public. Here’s a list of locations nearby that offer the summertime activity:

Barbie’s Berries: 7655 Melody Lane in Ferndale. They offer U-Pick strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. Visit barbiesberries.com or call 360/384-1260 for more information.

Bellingham Country Gardens: 2838 E. Kelly Road, a half mile west of the Mount Baker Highway. They offer U-Pick
vegetables, flowers, strawberries and raspberries. Visit facebook.com/bellinghamcountrygardens or call 360/223-3724 for more information.

Breckenridge Blueberries: 3595 Breckenridge Road in Everson. They offer U-Pick blueberries. Visit Breckenridgeblueberries.com or call 360/220-4102 for more information.

Boxx Berry Farm: 6211 Northwest Road in Ferndale. Visit boxxberryfarm.com or email boxxberryfarm@gmail.com for more information.

Cleaarian Berry Farm: 5455 Allison Road in Bellingham. They offer U-Pick blueberries. Call 360/592-5106 for more
information.

Cascade Blueberry Farm: 2667 Willeys Lake Road in Custer. Email kamaddux@hotmail.com or call 360/366-5188 for more information.

Generations Blueberry Farm: 2298 Stickney Island Road in Everson. They offer U-Pick blueberries. Visit “Generations Blueberry Farm” on Facebook or call 360/966-2600 for more information.

Haugen’s Raspberries Farm: 577 E. Pole Road in Lynden. They offer Meeker Raspberries and Duke Blueberries. Visit haugenraspberries.com or call 360/354-4764 or 360/815-1344 for more information.

Mount Baker Berry Farm: 5384 Strand Road in Deming. They offer U-Pick blueberries. Visit Mountbakerberryfarm.com or call 253/227-5393 for more information.

Kamm Creek Farm: 850 Hampton Road in Lynden. They offer U-Pick strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and currants. Visit kammcreekfarm.com or call 360/433-7616 for more information.

Shumway’s Berries: 3957 Mt. Baker Highway in Everson. Offers U-Pick strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. Visit shumwaysberries.com or call 360/354-5981 for more information.

Spring Frog Farm: 5709 Putnam Road in Everson. Offers U-Pick veggies. Visit holistichomestead.net or call 360/303-3711 for more information.

The berry season has yet to take off and many locations have yet to open U-Pick harvesting to the public, so be sure to call ahead. In the summer, blackberries are in their prime during August and September; blueberries in July and August; raspberries in July and strawberries in June.

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