An amazing summer activity that you can do with the whole family involves nothing but your car, a short drive outside of Toronto and your walking shoes. All of these farms are within an hour and 20 minutes from Toronto meaning it’s the perfect weekend activity!
1. Uncle Scott’s Farm
Pick your own strawberries and sugar snap peas to enjoy in salads and quick snacking when you’re home.
Purchase the amount of litres you want and enjoy a free basket withy our purchase. For the 2023 season, everything is cash only so make sure to pull out money beforehand.
As far as price go, we’ve got all the info right here.
Minimum 1 litre per person
- 1 litre – $6
- 2 litres – $12
- 4 litres – $24
Monday through Friday the farm will be open from 9am to 8pm and from 9am to 6pm on weekends.
Where: 6583 Walkers Line Burlington, Burlington, ON, Canada, Ontario
2. Downey’s Strawberry and Apple Farm
Ride a tractor or wagon through Downey’s Strawberry and Apple Farm and get picking. Known as suppliers of pumpkins during the fall, strawberries can be bought for a great price in Caledon. Reservations aren’t required with 2 litre baskets costing $14 and 4 litre baskets costing $28. There’s a first come first serve business so it’s recommended to come early. Open daily from 7am to 4pm with last admission at 3:30.
3. Brantwood Farms
Brantwood Farms is the best spot to pick seasonal pickings like strawberries, rhubarb (it is rhubarb season after all) and other local produce. They’re open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday and litres will cost $3.50 per.
Where; 251 Powerline Road
4. Reesor’s Farm Market
Fruit pies, cookies, bread, and opportunities to pick your own fruit abound at Reesor’s Farm Market. They’re open until the end of October and are open Monday through Saturday from 9am – 6:30pm.
Where: 10825 Ninth Line at Elgin Mills Rd., Markham, Ontario