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Is there a berry picking farm around the Iowa City area? I know about Wilson's for apples-just looking for some bluberries (any type of berries really).
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Is there a berry picking farm around the Iowa City area? I know about Wilson's for apples-just looking for some bluberries (any type of berries really).
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There's a place out by Lone Tree recommended by a friend. I haven't gone, but she said it's fun for the kids.

The Orchards on Sand Road - apples, blueberries,
5888 Sand Road, Lone Tree , IA 52240. Phone: 319-351-6215. Email: teresa-kane@uiowa.edu. Directions: 10 miles south from Iowa City. on sand road. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, October, November. Open: Monday to Sunday 8:30 to 6:00. In 2009, blueberries are $3 per pound. Please do not bring dogs out to the orchards. Blueberries are typically available in June, July and first part of August. Payment: Cash, Check. Formerly called "Bock's Berry Farm & Country Gifts". (UPDATED: June 24, 2009)
(from www.pickyourown.org)

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The blueberries are long gone. We tried to go out there (Lone Tree place mentioned above) and he said they had a bumper crop but it was pretty much gone by the middle of July.
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