Map: A Fruitful Journey

Thursday, June 18, 2009 11:02 AM


Grab a basket and pluck your own at Champion U-Pick, which specializes in blueberries.

60 Cherry St., Whiting, N.J., 732-350-4467


Find farm animals, blueberry treats (ice cream, doughnuts, pies, muffins, etc.) and no chemicals at Emery's Organic Blueberry Farm.

346 Long Swamp Rd., New Egypt, N.J., 609-758-8514, TOOTIES DINER & ICE CREAM PARLOR

Tooties Diner & Ice Cream Parlor dresses up sundaes, pancakes and biscuits with the berry.

46 Main St., New Egypt, N.J., 609-758-9861


Even berries have birthplaces: The cultivated blue fruit traces its roots to Whitesbog Village.

120-34 Whites Bogs Rd., Browns Mills, N.J., 609-893-4646, CONTE FARMS

At Conte Farms, pickers are transported to the field by tractor.

299 Flyatt Rd., Tabernacle, N.J., 609-268-1010.


For berries you can wear and display, stop by Blueberry Factory, which sells art, clothing and trinkets inspired by the fruit.

218 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, N.J., 609-561-1300, ATLANTIC BLUEBERRY CO.

Get 'em fresh or frozen at the Atlantic Blueberry Co., run by the Galletta brothers, who have been in the blueberry biz since the 1930s .

7201 Weymouth Rd., Hammonton, N.J., 609-561-8600,

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