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Arellanos Farms
36197 N Route 140
Covert, MI 49043
Van Buren County
Phone: (616) 764-0615
Directions: 7 mi. S of South Haven, 6 mi. N of Watervliet at the corner of M-140 & 36th Ave.

Bixby Orchards
Berrien Springs Berrien County
Phone: 616-473-6681
Buy wholesale and save! Asparagus, strawberries, sweet cherries, blueberries, apricots, apples, peaches, raspberries and all vegetables.
Directions: 1/2 mi. S of Berrien Springs on Old US-31 then 1/2 mi. E on Pokagon Rd., N side of road.

Calderwood Farms
2993 E. Lemon Creek Rd., Berrien Springs Berrien county
(616) 471-2102  Fax (616) 471-2102
July through October 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Late August, September and October: Paula Red, Gala, Early Jonagold, Ginger Gold, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Mutsu, Winesap and Fuji. Some U-pick available.

Cleveland Farms
Bloomingdale Van Buren County
Phone: 616-521-4079
U-pick sweet cherries starting late June. U-pick plums and apples starting late aug. Deer apples thru Nov. 10.
Open: 8 a.m. till dark.
Directions: Located 20 mi. W of Kalamazoo on M-43 to Glendale. At Glendale, turn N on County Rd. 665, go 3 mi. to county Rd. 380, then W. First place on County Rd. 380 is Cleveland Farms.

Dalton Orchard
Fennville Allegan County
Phone: 616-561-2210
Peaches, u-pick and picked. Apples, 15 varieties, u-pick and picked. U-pick pumpkins.
Open: starting August 5th to end of October
Directions: 1/4 mi. E of Fennville Hwy., M-89 & 55th st. N.

Epple Orchards
4996 N. M-140, Watervliet Berrien county
Mailing address: 5930 N. Watervliet Rd.,
Watervliet, MI 49090
(616) 463-5165 or (616) 463-3997
July 1 through November 1
Many varieties of apples, plus juice, jellies, and apple butter, plus other fresh fruits and vegetables in season.

Forraht Farms
960 East Lemon Creek Road, Berrien Springs Berrien county
e-mail Forraht
(616) 473-1730, Fax (616) 471-5955
Open: August through November,
Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.,
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
We are a small family farm specializing in high quality apples and peaches picked at the peak of maturity. Come and taste the difference. Wide selection of varieties in both apples and peaches already picked. Concord and Niagara grapes picked or U-Pick.

Gary Crane Farm
Fennville Allegan County
Phone: 616-561-5126
Transparent apples, late. U-pick peaches, Red Haven, Glo Haven, Loring & Redskin. Start early aug.-late Sept. Plums & nectarines mid-Sept. through third week of Oct.
Open: from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., when ripe fruit is available for picking
Directions: Located 1-1/2 mi. W of Fennville on the N side of M-89.

Hillcrest Orchards
Augusta Kalamazoo County
Phone: 616-731-4312
Apples (picked or u-pick), apple cider, donuts, jams, jellies, popcorn and maple syrup.
Open: Sept. 1-Dec. 20, daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Directions: 2 mi. NE of Augusta on Augusta Dr., then 1/2 mi. N on 46th St.

Hillside Orchards
8198 Fleisher Ln., Berrien Springs Berrien county
e-mail Hillside
(616) 471-7558
July 4 through April 1
Apples, peaches, cherries nectarines, apricots. Fruit in season and apples in storage for sale during the winter months.

Hood Orchards
821 S. Kalamazoo
P.O.Box 1
Paw Paw Van Buren County
(Just off I-94 exit 60 next to McDonalds)
e-mail Hood Orchards
Telephone and Fax - (616) 657-3056
Open: year round 9-6. Closed Mondays and Holidays. Shortened winter hours.
We ship many varieties of apples from September to December. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are available in season as well as apple cider and maple syrup products.

Johanson's Apple World
Baroda Berrien County
Phone: 616-422-2426
Mutsu, Macs, Spartan, Delicious, Ida Red, Paula Red, Fuji, Rome and Williams Pride apples, Methley plums, pumpkins, gooseberries, jams & jellies.
Open: Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-dusk. Call for availability.
Directions: Bridgman Exit 16 off I-94, turn N on Red Arrow Hwy. Go 2 mi. to Lemon Creek Rd., go E for 2-1/2 mi. to Keehn Rd., follow signs.

Jollay Orchards
Coloma Berrien County
Phone: 616-468-3075
Enjoy free hayrides to pick apples and pumpkins. Farm market with specialty products. Make your own warm caramel apples, apple pie baked in a paper bag, jams, jellies and other Fall items. Visit our new Haunted House. Spend a day at Jollay Orchards!
Open: mid-Sept. thru Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Weekends only! Haunted House open nights 7-11 p.m.
Directions: Exit 39 off I-94, turn left 2 mi.

Jonas Farm Cider Mill
8736 Red Arrow Hwy., Watervliet Berrien County
(616) 463-4058
Open: 12:00 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Fresh apples - 24 varieties, natural cider from our state inspected press, no custom pressing.

Klug Orchards
Hartford Van Buren County
Phone: 616-621-4037
U-pick peaches Aug. thru mid-Sept. U-pick apples mid-Aug, thru Oct. Also, farm market Aug.-Nov. with emphasis on Fall produce; hard shelled squash, pumpkins, ornamentals, apples and cider.
Open: Aug.-Nov., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Directions: SW Michigan, E of Benton Harbor, Exit 46 off I-94, Hartford. Go S (County Rd. 687) 1 mi. to 66th Ave., right (W) on 66th Ave., 1 mi. to 65980 66th Ave. on corner.

Lange Farms
5233 River Rd., Sodus Berrien County
(616) 925-6655
U-pick - bring container for Red and Golden Delicious, Jonathan, and Cortland starting September 26, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. everyday. U-pick for Spy, Winesap, Rome, and Mutsu starting October 3, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. everyday.

Latchaw Orchard Mill
Bloomingdale Van Buren County
Phone: 616-657-2332
Come view our cider press in action, take a horse drawn wagon ride, view our "bee tree" and enjoy our picnic area. We offer many different varieties of apples, all grown by our family. Pumpkins, homemade caramel apples, maple syrup, jams, unique gift and food items. Tours and rides, call for details.
Open: mid-Sept. to Christmas, Tues,-Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 1-6 p.m.
Directions: Located midway between Kalamazoo & South Haven at the corner of M-43 and 44th St.

Lehman's Orchard
Niles Berrien County
Phone: 616-683-9078
U-pick, we pit tart cherries. U-pick peaches and apples. Large number of varieties available.
Open: July 1-15, Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.,-5 p.m. Sun., 12-5 p.m. Please call for picking times.
Directions: Approx. 4 mi. W of Niles on US-12 to Portage Rd., S 1 mi., farm is on the right.

Lemon Creek Fruit Farm
Berrien Springs Berrien County
Phone: 616-471-1321
U-pick and already picked fruits in season: red raspberries, sweet cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears, apples, grapes, wine grape juice, cider, wine & sparkling juice tasting and sales. Wagon rides to & from orchards. Availability is subject to season, conditions & day.
Open: July-Oct., Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., 12-6 p.m.
Directions: >From Chicago, I-94 E to Exit 16. Go N 2 mi. to Lemon Creek Rd., then E 6 mi. From the East, I-94 W to Exit 27, then left to light. Turn right (S) on Hollywood Rd., go 7 mi. to Lemon Creek Rd., then left 1/4 mi.

McCartney Farm
Sodus Berrien County
Phone: 269-944-1862
U-pick nectarines, Bartlett pears and a variety of apples. Nectarines in Aug., Bartlett pears in Sept., and apples late Sept.-Oct.
Open: seven days a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Directions: Take I-94 to Exit 30, E on Napier Ave., approx. 2-1/2 mi. to Hillandale Rd. Then S 1 mi. Our farm is 90 minutes E of Chicago, located in Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area.

McFarland Farm
Hartford Van Buren County
Phone: 810-327-6394
Sweet cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums, apples, cider, blueberries, jams, jellies & honey. Most fruits in season.
Open: July-Nov., weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., weekends, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Directions: Hartford, Exit 46, off I-94 at Shell station.

Nye's Apple Barn and Farms
Corner of Niles Avenue (M-63) and I-94, St. Joseph Berrien County
Mailing address: 4700 Hollywood Rd.,
St. Joseph, MI 49085.
e-mail Nye's
(616) 429-0596
Open: July through October, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Apple gift boxes sent to 48 states, October to December. Most varieties available in season including Red and Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Mutsu, and Gala. Other apple products sold as well as fresh fruit and vegetables in season.

Quint's Fruit Farm
Baroda Berrien County
Phone: 616-422-1375
Tree-ripe fruit in season, picked or u-pick peaches, grapes, apples and apple cider.
Open: July-Sept.
Directions: 5-1/2 mi. E of Bridgman, or 5-1/2 mi. W of Berrien Springs. From I-94, take Exit 16 (Bridgman) N on Red Arrow Hwy., 1st stop light (Lake St) turn right. Lake st. becomes Shawnee Rd. 497 E. Shawnee Rd.

Ridgeway Farm Market
55140 M-43 Bangor Van Buren County
1 1/2 miles east of Bangor on M-43
e-mail Ridgeway
(616) 427-5973
Open: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday all year.
We sell many different apple varieties that we grow on our family farm. Varieties include Jonathan, McIntosh, Jonagold, Gala, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, and Winesap. We have our own fresh pressed apple cider and carmel apples. We also have many other homegrown fruits and vegetables in season.

Schemenauers Orchards and Cider Mill
28120 Country Road 215, Bangor Van Buren County
(616) 427-8025
September through November, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fruits raised and sold on site: apples, pears, cherries and peaches. Also for sale - homemade jam and apple butter, pie fillings, cider and cider syrup. Farm has been in the family for 99 years. Many antiques on display. Cider mill is antique rack and cloth.

Schultz's Fruitridge Farms
Mattawan Van Buren County
Phone: 616-668-3724
Peaches, apples, plums, grapes, apple cider, pumpkins, squash. Picked and some u-pick.
Open: Aug.-Oct. 31, Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Directions: 1-6/10 mi. S of I-94 Mattawan, Exit 66 on County Rd. 652.

Shafer Orchards
Baroda Berrien County
Phone: 616-422-1972
Peaches, nectarines, apples, grapes, flowering plants, redwood trees, lilac bushes and other perennial plants. Also, pumpkins and gourds.
Open: Aug. 10-Oct. 15, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun., 12-6 p.m.
Directions: >From Chicago, take I-94 E to Exit 16 (Bridgman), turn right onto Red Arrow Hwy., turn right at 1st stoplight onto Lake St.-Shawnee Rd. 4 mi. to Hills Rd., turn right, 1/4 mi. then left on Shafer Rd. Follow signs.

Spirit Springs Farm
Marcellus Cass County
Phone: 616-646-9379
Apples (70+ varieties, mostly antique and unusual, limited quantities), fresh pressed cider (no preservatives), pumpkins, Indian corn, gourds, chestnuts, honey, winter squash, hand-crafted items and other seasonal items.
Open: seasonal hours, Thurs.-Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (call ahead).
Directions: 4 mi. S on M-40 from Marcellus, then W 1/4 mi. on Hoffman; or 5 mi. N on M-40 from M-60 (Jones) to Hoffman, then W 1/4 mi. on Hoffman; or 15 mi. W on Hoffman from US-131 at Three Rivers.

Springhope Farm
18720 Cleveland Ave
Galien - Berrien County
Phone: 616-545-8313
email: bobwoods@triton.net
Family atmosphere, U-pick peaches, apples and pumpkins.
Peach varieties include Jersey Dawn, Bellaire, Loring, and Harrow Beauty.
Apple varieties include Paula Red, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Melrose, Golden and Red Delicious.
Dwarf trees mean easy pickin' for everyone. Hayrides on weekends.
Open: Aug 1 - Oct 15, Weekdays 10am - 7pm, Weekends 9am - dusk
Directions: >From Chicao take I-90,94 east to Michigan. Exit I-94 at exit 4A and head east on US 12. Go 10.5 miles east to Cleveland Ave, Galien. Turn right (head south), go 1.5 miles. Springhope farm is on the right hand side.
visit the Springhope farm website

Sunrise Farms
Benton Harbor Berrien County
Phone: 616-944-1457
e-mail Sunrise
Historic 1839 log cabin. U-pick and/or we pick sweet and tart cherries, blueberries. 14 varieties of peaches, nectarines, tomatoes, hot and sweet peppers, pickles, apples, cider, honey and jam.
Open: every day during the harvest season, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Directions: Take I-94 to Exit 30 (Napier Ave.), turn E Drive 2-1/2 mi., turn left on Hillandale Rd. You're here!

Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm
Eau Claire Berrien County
Phone: 616-782-7101 (summer) 616-461-4187 (winter)
Sweet and tart cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, pears, 300 apple varieties. Rent a family tree. All natural apple butter and cider. Hiking trails, picnic areas, country store, scheduled group tours.
Open: late June-Labor Day daily except Tuesday, 10 am-6 pm. Labor Day through October Friday-Monday.
Directions: We are on Eureka Road east of M-140 near Eau Claire. Going east I-94 take exit 29, go east on Meadowbrook Road. Turn right and go south on M-140 to Eureka Road. Turn left and go east on Eureka. Going west on I-94 take exit 41and go south on M-140 to Eureka Road. Turn left and go east on Eureka. From I-80-90 go north on US-31 to M-140. Go 12 miles to Eureka Road. Turn right and go east on Eureka.
visit the Tree-mendus Fruit Farm website

Twin Maple Orchards and U-pick
Galien Berrien County
Phone: 616-545-8840
We are a "Farm Market" U-Pick with apples, apple cider, plums, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, grapes, asparagus, green beans, broccoli, sweet corn, ornamental corn, peaches, cucumbers, bell peppers, picnic area, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, honey, jams and jellies and maple syrup. We give rides for you to our orchards and bring you back to your car with your apples, .
Open: May 31-Oct. 31, seven days a week, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Directions: >From I-94 Exit at 4A (Hwy. 12). Drive E to Galien, turn N on Cleveland Ave. (3 mi.) and on your left is "Twin Maple Orchards".

Weckwerth Farms
8025 Territorial Rd., Watervliet Berrien County
(616) 463-4379
July 10th through November 10,
Open: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. daily
Visit our unique wholesale/retail farm market located on over 150 acres of fruits and vegetables. Apples, peaches, plums, pears, pumpkins, sweet corn, sweet cherries, squash, cantaloupe, the list goes on! Our very own "Honeyman" keeps over 100,000 honeybees, the tastes of his work are fantastic!

Weiderman Fruit Farm
28749 Hackman Rd., Sturgis St. Joseph County
(616) 651-2273
May through December, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fourteen apple varieties, apple butter, cider and donuts.

Westview Farm
Mattawan Van Buren County
Phone: 616-668-3603
e-mail Westview
Picked or u-pick sweet and tart cherries, peaches, pears, apples and grapes. Apple cider in mid-Sept. Also, preserves.
Open: approx. July 1-Nov. 15, Mon.-Sat., 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Directions: Exit 66 on I-94, go left (S) 2 mi. Or 3 mi. S of Red Arrow Hwy on County Rd. 652. Or 1/2 mi. S of Mattawan, on County Rd. 652. Signs in front of drive.

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