I remember as a kid, I could earn a few bucks going to what is now Bob Wells Nursery in Lindale (I can't remember if it had a different name back then) by picking blueberries. It would only be like $5 or so but being a kid, that was a ton of money to buy some new toys. Today, that same spot is a haven for many different kinds of fruit trees.

There are several spots in East Texas to pick blueberries but if you want to get out of East Texas for a day or two, one stop could be in Conroe, just North of Houston. There you can visit Moorhead's Blueberry Farm to pick a bucket or two of those blue fruit berries.

You pay $3 to pick a pound of blueberries on the farm according to kxxv.com. They even encourage some taste testing as you pick, you know, for quality control purposes.

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Again, there are many options to pick fresh blueberries in East Texas. But if you're wanting to get out of the area, make a stop with the family at Moorhead's Blueberry Farm for some family togetherness and walk away with some fresh fruit.