Strawberry Picking Season 2017




Picking your own strawberries is an awesome experience. It's not only a fun spring activity, but it also teaches kids about the farm-to-table movement, and encourages healthy eating habits. We've rounded up pick-your-own strawberry places in the Greater Toronto Area where families can harvest their own batch of strawberry goodness.

Grab the kids and head out to a Pick-Your-Own Farm for a day of family fun… Here's where to go!

Al Ferri and Sons
Brampton, ON
www.huttonville.com/alferriandsons

Andrews Scenic Acres/Scotch Block Winery
Milton, ON
www.andrewsscenicacres.com

Applewood Farm & Winery
Stouffville, ON
www.applewoodfarmwinery.com

Barrie Hill Farms
Barrie, ON
www.barriehillfarms.com

Barry’s Best Berries
Zephyr, ON
905-640-1345

Brantwood Farms
Brantford, ON
www.brantwoodfarms.com

Brooks Farms
Mount Albert, ON
www.brooksfarms.com

Downey's Farm Market & Winery
Caledon, ON
www.downeysfarm.com

Forsythe Family Farms
Markham, ON
www.forsythefamilyfarms.com

Organics Family Farm
Markham, ON
www.organicsfarm.ca

Peart's Strawberry Farm
Caledonia, ON
www.peartstrawberryfarm.com

RedBarn Berries & Veggies
Woodstock, ON
www.redbarnberries.com

Reesor Farm Market
Markham, ON
www.reesors.ca

Stoll's Strawberry Field
Kitchener, ON
519-696-3411

Strawberry Creek Farm
Keswick, ON
905-656-7127

Trapper Bob Farm
Newmarket, ON
www.trapperbob.ca

Twinkle Berry Farm Market
Uxbridge, ON
905-852-9498

Watson Farms
Bowmanville, ON
www.watsonfarms.ca

Whittamores Farm, Shop & Pick Your Own
Markham, ON
www.whittamoresfarm.com

Zdanowicz Farm
Whitby, ON
905-668-5509

Follow these tips to ensure a memorable day of strawberry picking:

• Call the farm first for conditions. Some may get picked out early in the day or may be closed due to weather.
• Fields can get muddy, so wear appropriate shoes and clothing.  
• Bring your own baskets or containers
• Wear sunscreen and hats as there is very little shade in the fields.
• Bring water to drink.
• Bring hand-wipes. Little hands and fingers will get dirty.
• Ask staff at the market how to identify ripe fruit and instruct children to pick berries that are ready only; i.e. only the RED ones.
• Don't forget your camera to capture all the memories!

Do you have a favourite place where you pick berries? List it below!

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