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U-pick berry farms in the Portland area

Summer is ripe for the picking at these local farms where you can gather your own berries to eat fresh, freeze, or use in recipes.

A handful of blueberries and strawberries.

Bigger isn’t always better — the sweetest berries are sometimes the smallest. | Photo by PDXtoday staff

We’re berry happy about local summer produce coming back into season. Bring on the blueberries, strawberries, and all the juicy little morsels that stain our fingers as we drop them into buckets (or straight into our mouths).

If you’re looking for u-pick berry farms in the Portland area, we have 16 to satisfy your cravings. Be sure to contact each location to check on weather closures and other updates before you go — and don’t forget a cooler for all your berried treasure.

Bella Organic, 16205 NW Gillihan Rd. | Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, marionberries | You can buy buckets or boxes to fill and bags to bring your berries home in if you don’t have your own.

Burns Farm at Aldersyde, 2318 SE 302nd Ave. | Strawberries, raspberries, marionberries | Bring your own containers, or buy pre-picked flats at the farm stand or Gresham Saturday Market.

Columbia View Blueberries, 931 NE Salzman Rd., Corbett | Blueberries | Want to pick in uncrowded peace? You can purchase a membership and unlock access to exclusive picking days.

Cheldelin Farms, 18621 SE Cheldelin Rd., Gresham | Blueberries | Bring your own buckets to what may be Oregon’s first and only self-service u-pick blueberry field.

Columbia Farms U-Pick, 21024 NW Gillihan Rd. | Strawberries, blueberries, marionberries, red and black raspberries, boysenberries, blackberries | If you don’t have time to pick your own, you can pre-order berries for pickup the following business day.

The Gorge White House, 2265 OR-35, Hood River | Strawberries, cherries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries | Make it a full day trip when you visit this historic 30-acre farm that’s home to a food cart, fruit stand, u-pick flower fields, and tasting rooms.

Hoffman Farms Store, 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd., Beaverton | Strawberries, tayberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, marionberries, blackcaps | People of all abilities are welcome at this farm, where berries are priced at a flat rate.

Powder Blue Berry Farm, 17632 SE McKinley Rd. | Blueberries | If you get tired of picking but still need more for your blueberry muffin recipe, you can buy some that are already picked — just don’t forget to bring cash.

The Pumpkin Patch, 16511 NW Gillihan Rd. | Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, marionberries, blackberries | They provide the containers, you provide the picking power at this Sauvie Island farm.

Rowell Bros Berry Farm, 24000 SW Scholls Ferry Rd., Hillsboro | Blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, marionberries, raspberries | Pick delicious berries at a family-run homestead that’s more than 170 years old.

Sauvie Island Farms, 19818 NW Sauvie Island Rd. | Strawberries, raspberries, marionberries, blackberries, blueberries | Visit this farm’s website for a raspberry pie recipe that will keep summer alive all year long.

Smith Berry Barn, 24500 SW Scholls Ferry Rd., Hillsboro | Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, loganberries, tayberries, currants, gooseberries | With varieties to pick from late May through early October, this farm keeps customers berry happy.

Topaz Farm, 17100 NW Sauvie Island Rd. | Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries, marionberries, blueberries | Pick or purchase pre-picked berries from the farm stand and take home some u-cut flowers for the kitchen table.

Van Laeken Farms, 4600 NW 169th St., Ridgefield, WA | Strawberries, raspberries | Bring your own containers and follow the signs to the field entrance.

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