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Firefly Berries

Welcome to Firefly Berries! We are Southeast Minnesota’s premier pick-your-own berry farm specializing in strawberries, raspberries, and Concord grapes. We are located just east of Rochester in southeast Minnesota.

Whether it is your first time picking your own fruit, or you are an experienced gardener, your time with us at Firefly Berries will be a treasured memory– a fruit-filled adventure you’ll want to repeat over and over!

At this time we offer six different fruits. For complete information on all the produce and products we offer, simply click on the “Our Produce” link at the top of this page.


Current Picking Conditions

Firefly Berries is currently closed, however, we are very much looking forward to the beginning of our 2015 fruit season!  The strawberries are in full bloom right now, and at this time we are estimating a start date for strawberry picking sometime around June 15.  Check back as the weeks get closer for up-to-date picking information!

Knit in Nature Dates

Spring has sprung, and we are back with regular Knit in Nature Nights out at the farm twice a month!  Join us for some fun, fellowship, and fulfilling a good cause all at the same time! All nights run from 6-9 pm, rain or shine.  Knock or ring the doorbell at the house if you don't see anyone in the backyard! Here are the upcoming dates:

  • Monday, June 1
  • Monday, June 15

Now Scheduling 2015 Farm Tours

Do you have a group of children or adults that would enjoy a private tour and berry picking out at the farm?  Why not schedule a Educational Farm Tour?  We are now scheduling for the 2015 fruit season.  For more information on cost & tour content, click on our education link at the top of the home page!

Giving Thanks

With the Thanksgiving Holiday fast approaching, I thought it appropriate that I should write one last post from the 2014 season.  We have had so many adventures in recent weeks, and so much to be thankful for. Several weekends ago, with chilly temps arriving and forecasts of our first big winter snowstorm approaching, Dean and…

2014 Concord Grape Update

It’s that time of year again… the temperatures are getting cooler, leaves are changing color and grapes are getting ripe.  It is this time of the year that we should be seeing many of you out here picking your own Concord grapes!  Unfortunately, we won’t be seeing that this year. Back in late spring we…

Mid Season Farm News

When I look at the calendar it is hard to believe that we are already over half way through the month of July.  I say it every year, but where does the summer go?  For us, our days have been spent picking berries, planting, tilling, weeding and helping customers.  It’s amazing how quickly those jobs…

May 2014 update

The weather is warmer, the bees are buzzing, and we are busy getting ready for a new fruit season!  We’ve been getting lots of calls from excited customers wondering when strawberry season will begin, and I am happy to report that it won’t be too much longer!  (Around June 21 is our current estimate). My…