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Blueberry Picking in Vermont 

When, how and where

Blueberries are a great kid-friendly food: colorful, sweet, portable and healthy. They're higher in antioxidants than other fruits, and have lots of vitamin C and fiber. Vermonters began growing highbush, or domesticated, blueberries after Vermonter George Darrow took over the USDA's blueberry-breeding program in 1937. Today you can enjoy the fruits of those labors at pick-your-own farms around the state. The season typically starts at the end of July, but differs based on geography and weather, so call ahead before you go.

Addison County

Norris Berry Farm
686 Davis Road, Monkton, 453-3793

Bennington County

The Apple Barn Country Bake Shop
Route 7 South, Bennington, 447-7780, theapplebarn.com

Wildwood Farm
Mad Tom Road, East Dorset, 362-4519, wildwoodfarm.org

Chittenden County

Adam's Berry Farm
326 Intervale Road, Burlington, 578-9093

Boutin Family Farm
2495 South Road, Williston, 734-8406

Charlotte Berry Farm
Route 7, Charlotte, 425-3652

Covered Bridge Berry Patch
128 River Road, Underhill, 899-2818

Isham Family Farm
3515 Oak Hill Road, Williston, 872-1525, ishamfamilyfarm.com

Owl's Head Blueberry Farm
263 Blueberry Farm Road, Richmond, 434-3387, owlsheadfarm.com

Paul Mazza's Fruit and Vegetables
182 River Road, Essex, 879-3760
135 Poor Farm Road, Colchester, 879-0102
paulmazzas.com

Pelkey's Blueberries
3968 Greenbush Road, Charlotte, 425-3281

Sam Mazza's Farm Market
277 Lavigne Road, Colchester, 655-3440, sammazzafarms.com

Franklin/Grand Isle Counties

Island Blueberries
63 Adams School Road, Grand Isle, 372-5656

Vaillancourt Orchard
651 Kendall Road, Enosburgh, 933-5120

Orange County

Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center
225 Pavilion Road, East Thetford, 785-4737, cedarcirclefarm.org

Orleans County

Brown's Beautiful Blueberries
493 Coburn Hill Road, Craftsubry, 586-2202

Rutland County

Two Dog Farm at Smokey House Center
426 Danby Mountain Road, Danby, 293-5121, twodogfarmvt.com

Windham County

Whetstone Ledges Farm
MacArthur Road, Marlboro, 257-7328, whetstoneledgesfarm.blogspot.com

Windsor County

Wellwood Orchard
529 Wellwood Orchard Road, Springfield, 263-5200

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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