Who doesn’t love fresh berries in the summer, especially kids?! Not only is it the perfect snack, berries also super healthy and a great way for our little ones to keep hydrated during those hot summer days. Thankfully, Charleston and the surrounding area hosts great temperatures for growing berries. Here is your local guide to berry picking and any information needed. These are all U-Pick farms, but most of them can pick for you if you’d prefer that. Also, be sure to check out each farms Facebook page or website (if they have one) for any updates or events.
Wabi Sabi– Strawberries
Address: 685 anderson Ln. Cordesville, South Carolina; Phone: (843) 312-0856
Open: 9-5 everyday during strawberry season
Payment: Cash or check
Hickory Bluff– Strawberries in the spring, then blackberries and blueberries in the summer months
Address: 245 Hickory Bluff Ln., Holly Hill, South Carolina; Phone: (843) 812-5332
Open: Mon-Sat 8:30 am-6 pm
Ambrose Family farm– Strawberries in spring, then blackberries and blueberries in the summer
Address: 2349 Black Pond Lane, Selkirk Plantation Road off Liberia Road, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487; Phone: (843) 559-0988.
Open: Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 5 pm during strawberry season
Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
Boone Hall Farm– Strawberries in spring, blackberries and blueberries during the summer
Address: 2521 Highway 17 North, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466. Phone: (843) 856-8154. *Farm is across the street from the Market
Open: U-Pick open when available – Monday to Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, closed Sunday.
Payment: Cash and cards
Brigger Hill Farm – Strawberries in the Spring and melons during the summer months
Address: 1884 Bugby Plantation Road, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487; Phone: (843) 259-8825.
Open: Open April 1 through July 15; Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Payment: Cash, Check
Champneys Blueberry Farm– blueberries, U-pick and pre-picked
Address: 4492 Rose Drive, Ravenel, SC 29470; Phone: (843) 763-6564.
Open: Monday – Saturday, 9 am – 7 pm during blueberry season (June-late summer) *Please verify before you go out there as they have had a lot of damage due to weather.*
Newton Blueberry Farm – blueberries
Address: 7834 Highway 162, Hollywood, SC; Phone: (843) 889-2358.
Open: *Dates may have changed due to damage from storms. Check Facebook page for updates*
Kings Market- Strawberries in the spring and blackberries later in the summer
Address: 2559 SC-174 Edisto Island, South Carolina; phone: (843) 869-3600
Open: Monday – Satuday, 9:30 – 6; Sunday, 9:30-5
Payment: cash, check cards