July is National Blueberry Month.

While Michigan is also known for our cherries and peaches, we're also one of the top producers of blueberries in the entire United States!

According to the Michigan Ag Council,

Michigan is one of America’s largest producing blueberry states, with an average yield of 4,500 lb/acre...There are more than 20,000 acres in Michigan grown by approximately 500 family farms.

Going u-picking at local blueberry farms throughout southwest Michigan and attending events like the National Blueberry Festival in South Haven are rites of passage for any Michigander.

Whether you're a newbie or a novice here are 8 helpful tips to remember before your next trip to the u-pick farm, as recommended by DeGrandchamp's Blueberry Farm in South Haven.

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