Where to Pick Strawberries with Kids near Toronto

Strawberry picking makes for a great day trip of strawberry picking and seasonal festival fun!




June is "strawberry month" and some farms my be open for picking by mid-month; all are definitely open by end of month. Read on to find farms where you can pick your own strawberries, followed by tips for getting the most out of the experience.

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

Good to know before you go strawberry picking:

• Hours and availability will vary depending on the weather and traffic in the fields, so be sure to check the farm's website or call ahead for the schedule the morning you plan on going.
• When looking at the farm’s website, check if the have other activities that kids will enjoy in addition to picking.
• Bring your own baskets or containers (or check websites to see if these are available on site.)
• Be aware that sometimes farms get “picked out” and crops might be ready before or after the times listed on the website or their Facebook pages.
• Wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting dirty and footwear that is comfortable for walking. Wear sunscreen and hats. Bring water.
• Bring hand-wipes. Little hands and fingers will get dirty.
• If you don’t have time to pick your own berries, or if the kids would rather visit with farm animals or play at the playground, you can still go home with sweet, strawberries, as most locations will also sell their berries at their farm stands.
• Bring your camera to capture all the memories.

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

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