Bay Area picking season | Good places to go on weekends, a comprehensive inventory of strawberry farms

Recently, fruit vendors have begun carrying boxes of strawberries out on the street again. By the count of fingers, it’s almost the annual picking season again. Let’s take a look at what options are available for strawberry picking in the Bay Area and surrounding areas this year!

🍓Warm reminder🍓

 

Every spring and summer (April to July)

It’s the traditional picking season in the Bay Area

Mainly all kinds of berries, cherries and peaches

Due to the relatively humid and cold weather this year,

The strawberry farm will open with a slight delay

Please pay more attention to the first-hand information released by each farm

Avoidbad weather/Picked too earlyCase

I wish you all the best to look forward to your trip

The return journey was fruitful

01

Three Nunn's Farm🍓

(Picture source: Official Ins copyright belongs to the original author)

Ins announced that it will be open for picking on 5/4.

One of the most popular fruit picking farms in the Bay Area, strawberries, cherries, apricots, peaches, etc. are all grown.

Due to heavy rain in the past few months, the opening date of the farm will be adjusted frequently. Please follow Ins@threenunnsfarm to get first-hand information before departure.

Address

550 Walnut Blvd, Brentwood, CA 94513

Official website

threenunnsfarm.com

02

Berry Best Family Farm🍓

(The copyright of the official website of the picture source belongs to the original author)

It is expected to open for picking in late April.

The farm, said to have the sweetest strawberries in the county, provides four kinds of delicious berries for picking. Later, there will be peach, apricot, plum, cherry and other varieties, which are expected to open in April; you can also buy olallieberry and boysenberry.

•Estimated strawberries are $3.5/pound, minimum picking is 2 pounds;

•$1 admission fee, you can bring your own bucket;

•Cash only.

Address

7450 Balfour Rd, Brentwood, CA 94513

电话

209-323-9364

For more information please refer to

https://harvestforyou.com/members/berry-best-family-farm/

03

Blue House Farm🍓

(The copyright of the official website of the picture source belongs to the original author)

It is expected to open for picking in late April/May.

Started in 2005, the two farms cover a total area of ​​more than 2 acres and grow a variety of certified organic vegetables, fruits, flowers, etc. throughout the year.

(Photo source: Yelp@Jamila S. Copyright belongs to the original author)

In addition to U-Pick, we also regularly set up stalls at multiple farmers' markets. You can check the specific stall address on the official website.

(Photo source: Yelp@Fiona Y./Nicole M. Copyright belongs to the original author)

Address

950 La Honda Rd

San Gregorio, CA 94074

Official website

https://bluehousefarm.com/farmstand

04

Gizdich ranch(I.e.

(The copyright of the official website of the picture source belongs to the original author)

The official website shows that picking will be open on May 5.

A family-style ranch, come with your family to breathe the fresh air, feel the country atmosphere, and then pick your favorite seasonal fruits directly from the vines or trees.

(Photo source: Yelp@John D./Melissa W. Copyright belongs to the original author)

Strawberries are $3.65/pound, and the farm also sells jam, freshly squeezed apple juice, and the popular pies.

(Photo source: Yelp@Alex B. Copyright belongs to the original author)

Address

55 Peckham Rd.
Watsonville CA 95076

电话

(831) 722-1056

Official website

www.gizdich-ranch.com

05

Ah-May U-Pick(I.e.

(Photo source: Ins@ah_may_strawberry_u_pick Copyright belongs to the original author)

Open now, follow Instagram for specific information.

Judging from Instagram, Ah-May’s strawberry picking has started this year. They look big and plump. Some friends left a message saying that they are sweet and juicy.

(Photo source: Ins@ah_may_strawberry_u_pick Copyright belongs to the original author)

In addition to freshly picked strawberries, the farm also provides strawberry jam, honey, garlic, peas, onions and other vegetables, so stop by and take a look.

Address

7990 Balfour Rd Brentwood, CA 94513

电话

(925) 724-8807

06

Chao's Strawberries🍓

Already open once a week, Ins announced the next one will be 4/27.

As you can tell from the name, Chao's Strawberries is a farm that focuses more on strawberries.

(Picture source: Yelp@Official copyright belongs to the original author)

It usually starts at 8 a.m. on Saturdays, and the number of inquiries on Instagram is quite high. Friends, if you want to go, you should go early. The farmer said it is very busy😁.

Address

2600 B Walnut Blvd.

Brentwood, CA 94513

电话

(925) 291-0106

07

R&R Fresh Farms🍓

(Picture source: FB@Official copyright belongs to the original author)

Open now, follow FB for relevant information.

The farm provides some CCOF-certified berries. Strawberry picking has started recently. It was intended to be open seven days a week, but everyone's enthusiasm far exceeds the ripening speed of the strawberries. Please check FB for the latest notifications before departure.

(Picture source: FB@Official copyright belongs to the original author)

The entire strawberry picking area is quite muddy, and Facebook even reminded everyone to wear non-slip and easy-to-clean shoes.

Address

2310 Pescadero Creek Road

Pescadero, CA 94060

For more information please refer to

www.facebook.com/rrfreshfarms/

08

Swanton Berry Farm🍓

(Photo source: Yelp@Ray K. Copyright belongs to the original author)

Please pay attention to the picking information provided by the official website.

The farm was founded in 1983; five years later it became the first Certified Organic Strawberry Farm (CCOF) in California; and in 5 it became the first organic farm in the United States to sign a contract with the United Farm Workers (AFL-CIO).

(Photo source: Yelp@Papu T. Copyright belongs to the original author)

This year's strawberry picking will be open soon. You can pay more attention to the official website for information. It is expected to be $7/pound.

Address

25 Swanton Rd Davenport, CA 95017

Official website

swantonberryfarm.com

09

Creswell Family Farms(I.e.

(Source: harvestforyou.com Copyright belongs to the original author)

Has started, most recently 4/26-27.

The spring breeze is blowing, and the strawberries are beginning to bear fruit. This farm established in 1986 has expanded its strawberry business on the basis of growing apples and olives.

(Source: harvestforyou.com Copyright belongs to the original author)

Ins will update the opening hours of strawberry picking every week. According to the farmer, the amount of their own strawberries is quite large, and the price is $4/pound.

Address

3001 Point of Timber Rd,

Brentwood, CA 94513

For more information please refer to

Ins@creswellfamilyfarms

https://harvestforyou.com/members/creswell-family-farms/

10

Byron Growers Family Farm🍓

(Source: harvestforyou.com Copyright belongs to the original author)

Open, check Instagram or call the farm for information.

Although 2024 acres of land were just opened for strawberry cultivation in 2, it already has more than 15 years of experience in managing/cultivating fruits and vegetables.

(Source: harvestforyou.com Copyright belongs to the original author)

There is currently no exact opening time on the official website. It is recommended that you call 925-325-7348 to learn about the farm conditions on the day before departure.

(Source: harvestforyou.com Copyright belongs to the original author)

Address

3960 Holway Dr, Byron, CA 94514

Official website

Ins@byron.growers

https://harvestforyou.com/members/byron-growers/

https://www.byrongrowers.com/

Do you guys have any other secret strawberry farms?

Welcome to share with us in the comment area!

I wish everyone a happy harvest and a fruitful harvest!

 

(The above content is compiled from Internet searches. Strawberry picking is greatly affected by weather. Please check the official website/call the farm before departure to obtain exact information to avoid missing out)

 

Written by Xuan Youji

Information, pictures | Internet

* This article is an original article on food,
It only represents the food-food position and does not involve any commercial interests.
It is for transmission and reference only and does not constitute any suggestion of behavior.

 


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