6 freshest U-pick strawberry farms just a short drive from Birmingham

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Berry mission: start. (Bham Now)

In no particular order, we’ve gathered some fruity-licious U-pick strawberry farms near Birmingham. Keep reading to add these farms to your bucket list.

1. Jerry Marsh Farms

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Berry pickin’! (Bham Now)

Get to pickin’ at Jerry Marsh Farms. Not only do they offer sweet red berries but the juiciest tomatoes for $4 a cup or $8 a basket.

Hot question of the day: Do you consider the tomato a fruit?

BONUS: Try these 6 yummy strawberry dishes in Birmingham.

2. Abney Farms

Missing something sweet and fresh in your fridge? Pick up a bucket of strawberries at Abney Farms. It’s just a scenic 35-minute drive away!

3. Sugar Hill U-Pick Farms

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It’s a yes from me. (Sugar Hill U-Pick)

This family-friendly U-pick farm will have you planning an annual strawberry picking trip. They have over 200,000 plants to choose from, so take your sweet time.

4. Holmestead Farms

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My mouth is already watering! (Holmestead Farms)

It tastes like strawberries and summertime at Holmestead Farms. All you need is a basket and a hand for the ultimate U-pick farm experience.

They also have the sweetest cantaloupes, seedless watermelons, okra, plums, oranges AND apples. There is a fruit for everyone.

5. Jimmy Durbin and Sunshine Farms

Load up your basket with homegrown peaches and strawberries at this iconic U-pick farm in Clanton. It’s less than an hour’s drive from Birmingham, making it a perfect weekend family outing.

PRO TIP: Freeze the peach pit so you can plant your very own peach tree in your backyard!

6. DeLoach Farms

You’ll be berry happy to know that DeLoach Farms offers $12 U-pick strawberry buckets. Let’s go down to the strawberry fields!

Contributors to this piece include Irene Richardson + Sharron Swain.

What is your go-to berry farms a short drive from Birmingham? Tell us about it @bhamnow!

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