Q: When are you open?
A: We are a working farm and our hours can change depending on the weather conditions. We ask that you check our website or all social media platforms for updates for weather conditions and berry production (seasonal) before you make your trip.
Q: Are your berries organic? GMO (Genetically Modified)?
A: No, we are not a certified organic Farm. However, we only use a very light pesticide when needed and we do it at a time to not disturb the bees that are pollinating the berries. We do not use pesticides in our blueberry and blackberry fields unless necessary. Our berries are not GMO.
Q: Do you have pre-picked blueberries and blackberries?
Yes, we work hard to make sure we have fresh picked blackberries available daily. (When they are in season)
Q: When can we pick blueberries and blackberries?
A: Blueberry picking typically starts mid April, blackberry picking is in May.
Please call before coming to find out about the picking conditions. You can reach us at (901) 652-9002. Also, don't forget to pack a picnic lunch! We have picnic tables and plenty of grassy areas available.
We do our very best to make sure the grass is cut weekly in the Blueberry and blackberry patch to ensure that your blueberry and blackberry picking experience is an enjoyable one. Please help us keep our blackberry patch clean by picking up your trash. Thank you!
Q: What is the cost of admission? How much are berries?
A: There is no admission fee to pick berries. You only pay for what you pick.
Q: Are pets allowed in the pick your own blueberry patch?
We do not allow pets in the pick your own patch for health and safety reasons.
Q: Do you have baskets for berry picking?
A: Yes, We ask that you make plans to use Bolin Grove Farms baskets. The weight of the basket is calibrated into the scales. The cost of the basket is $1.50 and can be re-used each time you come to the Farm.
Q: Should we plan on picking berries or playing first?
A: It is our recommendation that you always pick first. During certain seasons when we are busier than others, we could be picked out early. If you plan on picking, it is best that you bring a cooler with ice (to store the berries). Come early and pick, then make it a great rest of the day and picnic at the farm.
Q: What kind of fish do you stock in the Bolin Grove Farms Lake? Cost to fish?
A: American Sportfish stocks our lake. We have plenty of F2 Bass and bluegill. Fishing packages are available for groups only. Please visit our Fishing party page. Fishing is catch and release for bass only. Bluegill is catch and keep up to a limit. We ask that you bring your own pole and tackle. We do have poles available as well.
Q: Can we bring food into the Farm?
A: Yes, we encourage you to bring prepared snacks, picnics, and drinks into the Farm. We do not allow DIY grilling in the farm and we do ask that you not feed the animals. Dining is allowed in the designated picnic areas in Farm only. Seasonally, we have a couple of food trucks that come to prepare a variety of items that are available for sale. We also offer water and small snacks for sale at the Farm. However, If you book at private event package for the day, the farmhouse outdoor Big Green Egg grill is included with the package. Visit our Private Events page for pricing.
Q: What is your tobacco and firearms Policy
Smoking and the use of chewing tobacco is prohibited, except at the fire pit or designated smoking area near the Waster Pro dumpster gate. The Customer is responsible for enforcing the smoking policy to guests and its vendors. All cigarette butts must be disposed of in the fire pit or cigarette dispenser in smoking area. If anyone is caught smoking outside the designated area, they will be warned, and if disagreeable, will have to exit the Premises and the security deposit will not be refunded. Vaping is prohibited inside any of the buildings at Bolin Grove Farms but allowed outside. Any cleanup of tobacco products left at Bolin Grove Farms will be deemed excessive and will result in deductions from security deposit.
All weapons must be stored inside the guest’s locked vehicle while on the premises.
Q: How much space do you offer for parking
The parking lot at Bolin Grove Farms can hold up to 50 cars. For events that require overflow parking, extra space will be opened in the front field. If you elect to have a shuttle for guests from the overflow area, the Gold Cart and Service & Parking Lot Attendant fee is $150.00. This service is required for any function of 50 or more cars. If the event is 100 or more there is an additional fee for secondary parking.