Whether it’s to pick just enough for baked goods, to put up a pantry shelf of blueberry jam, or to stock your freezer for the winter, the most economical way to buy Maine’s famous blueberries is to pick your own.

Most of the following U-pick blueberry operations grow high-bush berries, which are easier to pick, especially for novices. Be sure to call ahead to confirm that the place you choose is open for picking.