This week, why not head to a blueberry farm and pick your own fruit straight from the source?
Here are three u-pick operations in Columbia and Lexington where you can fill up on fresh berries:
City Roots has USDA Certified Organic blueberries and blackberries available for picking.
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Berries are $7 per pound.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
1005 Airport Blvd. cityroots.org/youpick
Double A Farms
A gallon of u-pick blueberries is $12. Pre-picked berries are $17 per gallon.
8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekends; by appointment only during the week.
5412 Bluff Road. scblueberries.com
Berry Hill Farm
U-pick only for $1.50 per pound.
7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6 p.m. until dark Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. until dark Saturday. Closed Sunday.
219 Bluefield Road, Lexington. www.billsberries.com
Southern Blues Blueberry Farm
U-pick is $1.25 per pound. pre-picked is $7 per container.
7 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
216 E Boundary St., Chapin. www.southernblueberries.com/