How Big Is a Bushel Basket?

A bushel basket has a volumetric capacity of 1 bushel, which is equal to 2,150.42 cubic inches. A bushel is a United States customary unit of dry weight that is typically used to measure agricultural yield, such as fruits, vegetables and grains.

In the U.S., one of the most commonly used retail containers for produce are baskets, which are usually woven out of wood to a standard size. In terms of bushels, baskets are crafted as 1-bushel and 1/2-bushel baskets. One bushel can also be expressed as an equivalent measure of other dry volumetric units, where 1 bushel is equal to 4 pecks, 32 quarts and 64 pints.