Berry picking in Southern Ontario makes for a fun and delicious family day trip from the GTA. Follow your tummy and check off our whole list!
Note: The usual season for berry picking runs from early June until early September. Keep in mind that availability of fruit is not guaranteed, as nature is always changing.
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West of Toronto
Downey’s Pick-Up Farm – Inglewood (near Caledon)
Types of fruit: Strawberry picking opens June 19, with clean fruit baskets provided at the entrance for your use. Raspberry season begins July 10.
Further activities: Tractor & wagon rides available daily
Hutchinson Farm – Burlington
Types of fruit: Strawberry picking dates TBA
Stonehaven Farms – Campbellville
Types of fruit: Strawberry picking dates TBA, containers provided
North of Toronto
Brooks Farms – Mount Albert
Types of fruit: Strawberry season in June; Red & black currants, Saskatoon berries and raspberries (purple, red, black) in summer.
Further activities: Playland with wagon rides, animal, playground and more
Reesor’s Pick-Your-Own Strawberries – Markham
Types of fruit: Strawberry picking opens for the season on June 9, baskets provided
East of Toronto
Applewood Farm – Whitchurch-Stouffville
Types of fruit: Pick-Your-Own Strawberries available mid-June to early July, baskets provided
Further activities: Animal visits
Pingle’s Farm Market – Hampton
Types of fruit: Strawberry season begins June 8
Further activities: Berry Days in June & July with wagon rides around the farm, the Pingle’s Playland and animal experience
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