PICK

YOUR OWN

Our pick your own season generally runs from late June - early July weather depending.

Our regular hours are Monday - Friday 8-7 and Saturday 8-5.

PLEASE call or check our facebook page for daily updates BEFORE coming - 705-769-2368

If the weather is bad or we are picked out the Strawberry patch will be closed. 

Pick your Own is closed for the 2021 season

See below for our Pick your own COVID-19 protocols

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In addition to  Strawberries our farm market carries a variety of local produce and products. Including but not limited to:

                                      Ontario produce

                                      Kawartha Dairy Products

                                      Windmill Bakery

                                      Homemade Jams and pickles

                                      Ready-made meals

                                      Fruit and Meat pies

                                      Fresh and frozen meats

 

 

Ready picked Strawberries will be limited supply for the next couple weeks. We do not take orders or reservations.

                                          

PICK YOUR OWN COVID-19 GUIDELINES

  • Pick your own open days/hours are subject to weather and availability. PLEASE call or check our facebook page to ensure we are open before you come

  • No reservation required – picking appointments will not be taken

  • All farm staff will be wearing masks

  • Masks will be required for customers in the Pick Your Own entrance tent, not required once in field for picking

  • Social Distancing Required – maintain 6 feet

  • We will be limiting amount of people in the field

    • Groups of 5 or less recommended - We recognize that picking can be a family activity, but we are encouraging you to keep numbers to a minimum

  • Cost will be based on container not weight

    • Charging by volume ensures you have a great time without our staff having to handle your picked produce

  • Prepayment of strawberries will be required before entering the field at our pick your own tent

  • Only pickers will be permitted in fields – to encourage distancing and maximize limited space in the field

    • Those who do not purchase picking container will not be permitted in field, unless kids under 6 who are accompanying adults

    • When the field is full there will be a waiting queue with appropriate 6’ markings

  • Containers will be provided and cost is based on container not weight

    • The price of the pail and basket is based on value of a full basket

    • 5.5L pail = $26.00

    • 2L basket = $12.00

  • If you bring back a container/basket with our name that was purchased in a previous year a credit will be applied to the cost

    • 5.5L pail = $1.00 off

    • 2L basket = $0.50 off

    • All other reusable containers/basket sizes from home will not be accepted into the fields

  • Row directors will direct you to a row and you will be required to stay in that row to maintain social distancing

  • To limit germ spreading no sampling or eating in the field is permitted

  • Hand sanitizer will be provided and mandatory before entering field

  • Transportation to and from the field for individuals, some exceptions will be made

    • We will transport berries so you don’t have to carry your load!

  • All methods of payments will be permitted

  • There will be a portable washroom on site

  • We love dogs but no dogs are allowed at the Farm Market or Pick your own

  • Ready picked berries will be available in our farm market

  • Take Care - If you are feeling sick or unwell, please stay home!

**These guidelines are subject to change as the COVID-19 environment is being updated daily and weekly. The guidelines have been set in accordance with The Ontario Berry Growers Association and Ontario Ministry of Health. If you have specific concerns or questions please call the farm at 705-769-2368. We greatly appreciate all the support the farm market has been receiving and your cooperation during this time.