Ms. Cheap talked about places to go to pick berries and ways berry patches are making sure we stay safe while picking. Here are the farms Ms. Cheap mentioned:
Kelley's Berry Farm, in Castalian Springs on Highway 231 is open Monday through Saturday and U-Pick berries are $2.50 a pound or $20 a gallon Contact: (615) 633-7447 or www.kelleysberries.com.
Bottom View Farm, 185 Wilkinson Lane off Highway 76 in Portland, is open for picking 8am-5pm Monday through Saturday. The U-Pick price is $2.25 per pound. Contact: (615) 767-6715 or www.bottomviewfarm.com.
McCraw's Strawberry Ranch, 2385 Rossview Road in Clarksville. Picking is by appointment. Text 931-237-2765 for an appointment. The U-pick price is $12 per 4-1/2 pound basket. For updates, call (931) 647-0187 or see McCraw's Strawberry Ranch on Facebook.
To find a full list of pick-your-own farms, go to https://www.picktnproducts.org/. Click on "Pick Your Own" on the top navigation bar and then select which fruit you want for a county-by-county list.
For more of Ms. Cheap's money-saving ideas, visit her website www.tennessean.com/mscheap and follow her on Twitter @Ms_Cheap.