Strawberry Picking

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

Applewood is home of the “Heaping Basket”. Strawberry season starts late June. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

Strawberry Picking and Farm Pricing

Admission to the farm is $10.00 per person ages 3-64. 

Seniors and children under 2 years of age have free admission!

The admission includes a 2-litre basket of pick-your-own strawberries (we provide a complimentary basket free of charge), full use of our farm play area, and wagon rides to the strawberry patch. 

If you have your own container measured in litres or quarts we will give a $10 credit on larger containers.

Applewood picks by volume not by weight.

Additional Strawberry Basket Prices:

  • 2 Litres – $10.00
  • 3 Litres – $13.00
  • 4 Litres – $16.00
  • 6 Quarts – $23.00
  • 8 Litres – $25.00

Strwberry Picking Tips

  • Grasp the stem just above the berry between the forefinger and the thumbnail and pull with a slight twisting motion.
  • With the stem broken about one-half inch from the berry, allow it to roll into the palm of your hand. Repeat these operations using both hands until each holds 3 or 4 berries.
  • Carefully place - don't throw - the fruit into your containers. Repeat the picking process with both hands.
  • Don't overfill your containers or try to pack the berries down.

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