Blake Farms is a family owned and operated orchard and cider mill in Armada, MI established in 1946. With a commitment to excellence, you’ll find friendly staff, and high quality products and produce. As one of the first U-Pick orchards in the state, we pride ourselves on offering the freshest fruit and vegetables, right at your fingertips. We have three locations, Blake’s Cider Mill, Blake’s Big Apple, and Blake’s Garden Center. Find more information on our events, what’s available to pick, and information on our other locations, below.
Take a train ride through the orchard to pick a pint of in season fruit/vegetable (strawberries, raspberries, apples or string beans depending on availability), get access to our Barnyard Funland, get cider and donuts and more!
A three session summer camp that offers an opportunity to educate children about agriculture and farming while providing the fun and unique opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.
Take a train ride through the orchard and each child will plant and bring home their own strawberry plant and learn how to care for it, get access to our Barnyard Funland, get cider and donuts and more!
The Cider Mill is located off Armada Center Rd.. At this location you’ll find our Funland and Animal Farm, U-pick orchard, and The Tasting Room (bar, patio, food, craft beer, cider, and wine). Inside the Cider Mill you can find tasty ice cream, warm donuts, fresh pressed cider, our line of Blake’s Farm Style Foods ranging from pickled veggies, to jams and jellies, to barbeque sauces, and a wide variety of Michigan Made Products.
This location also offers harvest tours for school groups, senior groups, corporate parties, and birthdays! One of the most charming features on the farm is Lovey’s Lavender Artisan Market, home to everything lavender, from homemade soaps, to honey and oils. Step inside and enjoy the relaxing setting.