There’s really nothing better than the freshness of strawberry or blueberry shortcake made with locally grown fruits you’ve picked. What about an organic, farm-grown, ripe and juicy tomato bursting with flavor? Looking to add color and beauty to the center of your dining room table? Wabash County has several U-pick locations nestled on scenic farms offering everything from produce to wild flowers, pumpkins to brown eggs.
Berry Hill Farm
A: 3075 W – 1000 N, Roann, Indiana 46974
Two acres of blueberries covered and protected from hungry birds are reserved just for you, one acre has an abundance of fresh vegetables including three high tunnels for winter production. Call to pre-order produce available for pickup on Friday afternoons. Call before coming for U-pick to make sure the fields are open. U-pick Blueberry Farm opens in July. Produce available year-round:
Arugula, Asparagus, Blueberries, Beets, Carrots, Cucumbers, Garlic, Greens, Greenbeans, Green onions/Scallions, Herbs, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuces, Maple syrup, Microgreens/Sprouts, Napa cabbage, Onions, Peppers (bell), Potatoes, Radishes, Rhubarb, Spinach, Strawberries, Summer squash, Sweet potatoes, Tomatillos,Tomatoes, Zucchini.
Cordes Berry Farm, LLC
P: (260) 571-0503
A: 6467 N – 550 W, Roann, IN 46974
Bountiful organic strawberries await your picking hands in June. In July and August, huge juicy organic blackberries bigger than your thumb ripen. Really, you need to see them to believe just how big they are! They also have pre-picked berries, jams, and pie filling available. Please check their Facebook page to know when picking times are open.
David Doud’s County Line Orchard
P: (765) 833-6122
A: 7877 W – 400 N, Wabash, Indiana 46992
Rows and rows of fresh sweet strawberries are available in June. Fuzzy juicy peaches and early apples are picked fresh and available to you beginning in August. Fall through December brings Asian pears, and many apple varieties. Call or check their Facebook page for the latest picking and availability news! Cash or checks only.
Apples, Apple cider, Peaches, Pears, Strawberries
P: (260) 982-2971 – Please call ahead to see what’s available before visiting
A: 4874 E – 1400 N, North Manchester, Indiana 46962
Over the past 30 years, the Kindy’s efforts have created a rich soil as the foundation for their 2.5 acre produce farm which is lovingly planted, tended, and harvested without using gas-powered machinery, pesticides, fertilizers, well water, or irrigation systems. They also grow ground cherries, purple sweet potatoes, edamame, Mule Tail Corn (tiny popcorn), and sweet Walla Walla onions! Other produce features include:
Asparagus, Eggs, Greens, Green onions/Scallions, Herbs, Honey, Popcorn, Rhubarb, Strawberries
RiverRidge Farm & Store
P: (260) 901-3125
A: 9559 N – 250 W, Roann, Indiana 46974
This unique farm is operated by the Fingerle family and has greens, tomatoes, and cucumbers available year-round! This is a they-pick farm, where you can purchase freshly harvested fruits and vegetables which are free from pesticides, and herbicides. Produced features includes:
Arugula, Asparagus, Beef, Blackberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cheese, Chicken, Cucumbers, Eggs, Eggplant, Garlic, Grains Greens, Green beans, Green onions/ Scallions, Herbs, Honey, Kale, Lettuces, Maple syrup, Microgreens/ Sprouts, Onions, Peas, Peppers (bell), Peppers (hot), Plant starts for home gardeners. Pork, Potatoes, Radishes, Rhubarb, Spinach, Summer Squash, Sweet corn, Sweet potatoes, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Wax beans, Zucchini
Wild Blooms U Pick Flower Farm
A: 2001 W – 500 S, Wabash IN 46992
Nearly 1.5 acres of fresh wildflowers in bloom! Can you imagine the beauty of this field? It’s a dream come true for both you, and the owner, Stephanie Peebles. You may come and pick the perfect bouquet, or have Steph create bouquets for you . You don’t even need a special event when a bouquet of flowers can say so much to someone. Check their Facebook page for availability and updates.
The fun is actually picking the perfect “one” whether it’s the freshest pint of blackberries or the rarest colored pumpkin. Visit Wabash County has an extensive list of parks, gardens and orchards on the website. U-Picks are an experience that allow you to connect with the farmer and share special moments throughout Wabash County as a family or on your own!
–written by DeAnne Clifton, Little Town Marketing