Where to go Strawberry Picking




A favourite thing about late spring and summer is the plethora of fruit in season, especially the berries. The GTA offers a fair number of family-friendly spots where you can pick your own strawberries — all within an easy drive — that will guarantee your sweetest summer yet.

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.alferriandsons (ready-picked only)

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
Greenbank (Uxbridge), ON
www.forsythefamilyfarms.com

Josmar Acres
Hamilton Area, ON
www.josmaracres.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 (ready-picked only)

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 (ready-picked only)

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

Zdanowicz Farm
Whitby, ON
905-668-5509


Things you need to know before you go Strawberry Picking


• Availability depends on the weather and traffic in the fields, so be always check the farm's website or call ahead for the schedule the day you plan on going.
• On the farm’s website, check if there are other activities kids will enjoy in addition to picking. If you're lucky, some farms will host festivals.
• BYO baskets or containers (or check websites to see if they are available on site.)
• Be aware that 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 and shoes that you don't mind getting dirty. Wear sunscreen and hats. Bring water.
• Avoid strollers. They don't do well in the fields.
• Have hand-wipes available. Little hands and fingers can get very dirty.
• Don’t have time to pick your own berries? 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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