Blackberry Brigade Pickathon Raleigh City Farm
Photo by @ancifers
Blackberry Brigade Pickathon Raleigh City Farm
Blackberry Brigade Pickathon
$10+  .  Past

Blackberry Brigade Pickathon

$10+  .  Past

Take your berry picking outing to the next level with this competitive berry foraging event for a cause. Gather your friends and pick berries around town to win, then take them home or donate them.

"Enter your team in the annual Blackberry Brigade - competitive berry foraging for a cause!



🗺 We'll give you and your team a berry hotspot map to help you pick blackberries all along Raleigh greenways! 

⚖️Bring your berry haul to be weighed in to see who has the most berry poundage! 

💰Winners win prizes, and berries get sold to local chefs to raise money for Raleigh City Farm. 

🍇Hang out on the farm while you get your berries weighed and enjoy food and beverage options for purchase to support their great work!

WHEN: Saturday, July 14. You can pick all day long, but Weigh-In is from 11 AM - 12 PM.

WHO: You! And your team of 1-5 people.

WHERE: Pick berries all around town (we'll provide you with a map of berry hot spots!). Weigh-In at Raleigh City Farm (800 N Blount St, Raleigh).


+The Picking. Teams pick blackberries along Raleigh greenways throughout the morning (don't worry, we'll email you a map of berry hot spots 24 hours before the brigade).

+The Weigh-In. Teams then bring their berry haul to Raleigh City Farm to be weighed in to see who has the most berry poundage! Weigh-in is from 11 AM - 12 PM with the FINAL deadline at 12 PM.

+The Prizes. The winning team and runners up will receive some fantastic prizes from DECO Raleigh, Larry's Coffee, Oak City Cycling Project, and more! Prizes will be awarded starting at 12:15 PM.

+The Cause. You can choose to keep your berries OR -better yet- donate them and package them to be sold to local chefs, with all proceeds going to the Raleigh City Farm!


-You can register a team of 1-5 people with or without t-shirts included.

-T-shirts will have the super-awesome Blackberry Brigade shield logo as seen in the event banner! 

-Team registration alone is just $10.

-Team registration + T-shirt purchase cost varies by size of team."

-Raleigh City Farms

Raleigh City Farm
800 N Blount St
Raleigh, NC 27604
Get Directions
Saturday, July 14th, 8:00a - 12:15p
Suggest an Edit