Welcome to Loblolly U-Pick Blueberry Farm!
Located in the northern section of Tangipahoa Parish, Amite, Louisiana. Loblolly Ridge Farm is a U-Pick Blueberry farm. The farm consist of 2 acres of blueberries (approximately 1200 bushes consisting of 6 varieties of hybrid blueberries. Picking normally starts on May 15th and ends June 30th, depending on weather conditions. For the 2015 season, the picking starts on June 1st and ends on June 30th. This year we have depression glass and other antiques for sale.
What we provide for you?
The berries are priced by the gallon, we furnish the gallon buckets for picking and bags for transport home. Clean restroom facilities are located on the premises. Additionally, picnic area is available at no additional charge. We do request that you phone ahead to check on availability of fruit and so we can be expecting your arrival.
Address: 18010 Highway 1061, Amite, LA 70422. Directions to farm: I55 North exit 46, take Highway 16 East through Amite 3.4 miles , turn left onto LA highway 1054 3.9 miles highway will turn into LA highway 1061, take 1061 .9 mile farm will be on the right . Turn right on Andrew Bankston Road to parking area.
Before you come:
The field is maintained brush and undergrowth free, the grass is cut weekly in order to provide a family environment (children are welcome). You are encouraged to pick either early morning hours or late afternoon hours as the middle of the day is normally extremely hot and humid. The field is open to the sun so one should dress accordingly, hats or some form of head covering should be worn. Plus, a person should keep well hydrated and wear sunblock.