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U-Pick Farms in Northwest Indiana

     One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is U-Pick Farms. Over the years, these farms have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old.

— LAKE COUNTY —

    County Line Orchard, 17 U-pick apples and pumpkins, open in mid-August every day from 9am-6pm. Also available: baked goods, jams, gifts, honey, 1 mile south of U.S. 6 on County Line Rd, Hobart, 947-4477. www.countylineorchard.com
     Johnson Farm Produce, blueberries after 4th of July, you pick strawberries in season, $7 entry fee during strawberry festival,  farm market, garden center, 8960 E. Ridge Rd., Hobart, 962-1383. www.johnsonsfarmproduce.com U-Pick closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
      Merrillville Farms, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, melons, peppers, pumpkins, tomatoes, other vegetables, pre-picked produce, farm market, 6716 South Colorado Street, Hobart, IN 46342.  219-947-0223. www.merrillvillefarms.com
      Mowry’s Fruit Farm, honey only, call for pick up only, 2411 E. 109th St. Crown Point, 219-741-2813.

   — PORTER COUNTY —
    Peterich’s,
Red Raspberries in Fall Only, 1371 Old Porter Rd., Porter, 926-6410.
  

       — LAPORTE COUNTY —

    Billy Boy’s Blueberry Barn, 8:30am-5pm, blueberries, pastries, honey, jams, syrup, 650 Freyer Rd., Michigan City, 872-7477., www.billyboysblueberrybarn.com
   Blueberries of Indiana, blueberries, open until Labor Day, 8am-6pm, also available are preserves, spreads, syrups and local honey, (closed on Tue.)  2388 W. 1000 N., LaPorte, (closer to New Buffalo, MI) no credit cards,  326-8686. www.blueberriesofindiana.com  
     Blue Sky Blueberry Farm, U-Pick blueberries, open June- Aug., Open 7am-7pm, Hwy. 421, 3 mi. S. of U.S. 30, 15552 S. 1050 W., Wanatah, 733-2416. On Facebook. Click here
      Burek Farms, vegetables available; asparagus, strawberries, blueberries, sweet corn, green beans, tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, cabbage, broccoli, Fall pumpkins, Indian corn, fall mums and decorations. Hours: May-Oct Mon-Sat 9am-7pm; Sun 11am-7pm, 381 E. 400 S., LaPorte, 369-6508 or 393-3747, burekfarms.com (not You-Pick)
     Coulters’ Farm Produce, closes in early summer, re-opens in Mid July, u-pick pumpkins, Purchase: vegetables, asparagus, tomatoes, apples, beets, cabbage, melons, peppers,  Daily 8am-6pm, Fall Is only open Sat & Sun. 5433 S. U.S. 421, Westville, 785-2406. www.coultersproduce.com  
    Garwood Orchards, Apples, raspberries & pumpkins (Sat., & Sun only) Beginning in July close at 5:30pm. On-site farmer’s market open daily 8am-6 pm, 5911 W. 50 S.,LaPorte, 362-4385. www.GarwoodOrchard.com  
    Grandma’s Berry Patch, blackberries, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, honey, picnic area, restrooms, 9895 W. 1700 S., LaCrosse In, 733-9080 or 671-1889.  www.grandmasberrypatch.com  
     Guseberries, strawberries, corn,  7373 W. 1700 S, Wanatah, 219-733-2662. http://www.guseberries.com
     Huber Farms, honey, vegetables, you-pick blueberries and raspberries, 4600 West U.S. 6, Union Mills, (219) 405-5756.   huberwinery.com
    Pavolka Fruit Farm, 1776 N. Wozniak Rd. cherries, berries, plums, grapes, pears, apples, and pumpkins, Some Fruits, mostly apples, Michigan City, 874-6056. www.pavolkafruitfarm.com.
     Radke’s Orchard, Fall Only, apples, pumpkins and gourds, 8999 W. 200 N, Michigan City, 879-4185 or 872-3140. www.radkeorchards.com  
     Rosey’s Berry Farm, strawberries ONLY, late May thru June, raspberries, 7am-6pm seven days, 1066 N. 1150 W. Michigan City, 874-2981. www.strawberry-picking-indiana.com         
     State Line Blueberries, varieties, jam, honey & maple syrup, 9957 N. Frontage Rd., Michigan City, 874-7721. www.statelineblueberries.com
     Valmere Farms LLC, Fresh Beef, Chicken, Proteins: Pork, Honey & Edible Honey Products, Syrup,  Flowers,, 641 East State Road 2, Westville, IN 46391.  Open: June, July, August, 10am to 4pm Sat and Sun, Please call ahead, 219-688-4753. drmatthys@kvremcwb.com. valmerefarms.com

— OTHER COUNTIES —
      Bonnell’s Blueberries, blueberries & honey, east of SR421 on 400 S. then N. on 750 W., North Judson, hours: 7am-7pm, 574-896-5365.. No credit cards www.bonnellsblueberries.com   
      Goin’s Blueberry Lane, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, 3340 S. 750th W., 5 mi. W., North Judson, on SR 10, 574-896-2283.  On facebook and website: http://www.goinsblueberrylane.com 
     Guseberries Farms, strawberries, corn, 7373 W. 1700 S. Wanatah, In, 219-733-2662, On Facebook.
      Eenigburg North Berry Farm, 6721 W. State Rd 10,  DeMotte, 987-2957.  www.indianablueberries.com  
      Evers Farm, closed

      Fritt’s Berry Farm, blueberries, 7am-6pm Mon-Fri and 7am-5pm Sat,10301 N. St. Rd. 10, DeMotte, new mini-store, 987-2228. www.frittsberryfarm.com .
      Kal-Bro Produce & Greenhouse, retail only, strawberries and blueberries, flowers, plants for purchase only, 7am-6pm, 1308 N. Hallack, DeMotte, 987-3010. www.kal-brofarms.com
      Luedtke Blueberry Farm,  closed
     Van Kley’s Blueberries, opening June 26th 2018, M-S 7am-6pm, 2666 W. St. Rd. 10, Wheatfield, 956-3687. www.vankleysblueberries.com  

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.