Strawberries are at their peak sweetness in the early days of summer – June and July. The farms we’ve listed below offer strawberry picking in Hamilton open to the public.
Is There Strawberry Picking Near Hamilton?
Most definitely! This list of farms with pick-your-own strawberries provides you with all of the info we could find online. Like with everything that can be affected by weather, we suggest you check with your preferred farm before you head out to pick in case all of their strawberries have been picked. Weather plays a huge part in ripening and how many visitors a farm has. No one wants that kind of disappointment! Prices, quantity and quality will vary from farm to farm, as will hours. As this info is released we will update our guide.
Strawberry Picking Season is Here!
- Halton area pick-your-own strawberry farms
- Niagara area pick-your-own-farms
- Local farmers markets, when you want to skip right to the eating phase of strawberry season
The Best Local Farms for Strawberry Picking in Hamilton
Lindley’s Farm and Market
Address: 900 Fiddler’s Green Rd, Ancaster, ON L9G 3L1
In addition to summer-fresh strawberries ready to pick in mid-June, Lindley’s also has pick-your-own raspberries, gooseberries, currants and pumpkins! The farm opened on June 1 for the 2023 season. Call their harvest hotline at 905-648-4212. It’s a daily pre-recorded message with updates. The Lindley family has been growing fruit and vegetables in the greater Hamilton region for over 6 generations. Make sure to save some time and visit their market, filled with local preserves, maple syrup and grocery products. Their onsite market is focused on local products and all come from a 30-mile radius of the farm. Love that!
PYO Strawberry Pricing: $24 for a 6-quart basket and $5 for a 1-quart basket
Address: 1747 Valens Rd N, Hamilton, ON
Marcy’s Berries is a family farm offering ready-picked and you-pick haskaps, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries! Watch their Facebook page for daily updates and weather closures. PYO strawberry pricing is $6/pint, $12/litre and $30 for a 3L basket.
G & C Farms
Address: 451 Book Road East, Ancaster, ON
G & C Farms runs on 7 generations of farming experience. Their farms produce everything from beets to kale to zucchini, all throughout the summer and fall. While they have a variety of vegetables to pick throughout the harvest season, we are waiting to hear about their pick-your-own strawberries. Keep watching here for more info because it won’t be long now!
Hours: Mon – Sat. (including holidays) 9 am – 4 pm
Address: 5 Orkney Road, Copetown, Ontario, L0R 1T0
No strawberries here, but if you love raspberries I can personally vouch for the yumminess of Jerry’s Berries! We went late in the season last year and they were still plenty to pick and they were delicious. Don’t stop at just raspberries! Make sure to visit their roadside stand for more just-picked goods and their honey and preserves. Jerry’s Berries is home to over 30 bee hives and they have their own beekeeper, Josif!
Jerry’s has online shopping and onsite experiences including raspberry picking and Farm Crawl.
Murphy’s Country Produce
Address: 2040 Guyatt Road, R.R. # 1, Binbrook, ON, L0R 1C0
Murphy’s has pre-picked and pick your own produce. The farm market opened June 2, 2023 and is open daily from 10 am – 6 pm with no entry fee. Pick your own is coming soon for “strawberries, peas, fava beans, raspberries, zucchini, okra, melons, cucumbers, pickling cukes, slicing cucumbers, green & yellow beans, eggplant, tomato’s, brussels sprouts, romano beans, sweet & hot peppers, pumpkins, and squash.” Bring your own container or buy a basket. Call (905) 692-5733 to know what’s in season and for daily crop reports. Interac, VISA and Master Card accepted.
Pack a picnic and extend your visit by eating in the picnic area. Cold drinks, chips and chocolate bars available for purchase.
Looking for More Farms with Strawberry Picking?
The southern Ontario region is blessed with beautiful farmland, and you should explore it all! Choose a new farm every year, or visit a few each season. You really can’t find better quality fruits and vegetables than the ones that just came out of the soil today! Click here and you’ll find our list of farms with PYO strawberries Oakville, Milton and Burlington. We know families love picking berries, apples, pumpkins and more. What a great way to teach kids where the food on their dinner plates comes from!
And this list is of the Niagara Region pick your own farms. Make a whole day of your Niagara visit by stopping for lunch, or seeing one of the places we’ve visited in Niagara. We have a whole list of suggestions here!
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