12 cute strawberry farms near Toronto where you can pick your own fruit

It's the berry best time of the year!

A hand holding an ice cream cone. Right: A person holding baskets of strawberries.

Strawberry frozen yogurt from Barrie Hill Farms. Right: A person picking strawberries at an Ontario farm.

It's the berry best time of the year! Strawberries are sprouting across the province and if you're looking for a fun summer day trip, you can head to one of these pick-your-own farms near Toronto and collect some berries.

There are lots of farms just outside of the city where you can wander through sun-filled fields and fill your basket with fresh, juicy strawberries to take home.

Here are 12 cute strawberry fields near Toronto to visit for a fun day trip.

Pingle's Farm Market

Price: $8 admission, $12 + per basket

When: Until the end of August, 2024

Address: 1805 Taunton Rd., Hampton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Pingle's Farm Market is a fun spot to escape the city and pick some fresh produce. The strawberry picking has already begun and you can find endless red berries throughout the fields.

The farm also has pick-your-own asparagus, farm animals, wagon rides, strawberry-themed treats and a play land to enjoy.

Pingle's Farm Market website

Applewood Farm

Price: $14 admission per person, includes a 2 litre basket

Address:12416 McCowan Rd., Stouffville, ON

Why You Need To Go: This charming farm is a fun spot to pick your own berries. Throughout the season, you'll also find pumpkins, apples and more available for picking.

The farm is home to some adorable animals and also has a market where you can shop for maple syrup, butter tarts and other goods.

Don't forget to call ahead before visiting to get a crop update!

Applewood Farm website

Organics Farm

Price: $16 per person, includes a 2 litre basket

Address: 7550 19th Ave., Markham, ON

Why You Need To Go: Organics Farm is open for strawberry picking and you can collect your own naturally-grown berries. The farm has eliminated the use of "synthetic pesticides, herbicides" and "inorganic fertilizers," according to the website, so you can enjoy fresh fruit straight from the fields.

You'll also want to stop by the Wood-Fired Bakery & Market, which features organic products and baked goods.

Organics Farm website

Robintide Farms

Price: $14 + per basket

When: Strawberry picking starts June 18, 2024

Address: 2720 King Vaughan Rd., King City, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll find over 25 acres of strawberries in nine varieties at this farm outside of Toronto. From the glossy Honeoye to the juicy Cabot, you'll want to try every type of strawberry in the field.

Throughout the summer, you can also pick your own peas, potatoes, flowers and more for a fun warm-weather outing.

Robintide Farms website

Andrews Farm Market & Winery

Price: $15 + for admission

When: Until mid-July

Address: 9365 10 Side Rd., Milton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Strawberry season has arrived at this pick-your-own farm near Toronto.

The farm is spread over 165 acres and features walking trails, wagon-rides, a playground, animal corral, straw mountain climb, a corn maze, photo ops and more.

Throughout the season, you can pick your own asparagus, rhubarb, fresh berries, flowers and other fresh produce.

If you work up an appetite, you can head to the BBQ for lunch and ice cream.

From June 21 to 23, there will be a Strawberry Festival with local vendors, food trucks, live entertainment and more to enjoy.

Andrews Farm Market website

Downey's Strawberry & Apple Farm

Price: $14 + per basket

Address: 13707 Heart Lake Rd., Caledon, ON

Why You Need To Go: Head to Downey's Farm and gather your own fresh strawberries. The pick-your-own strawberry fields are currently open and you can enjoy wagon and tractor rides depending on the weather.

Once you've filled your baskets, you can head across the road to Downey's Farm Market where you'll find all sorts of tasty treats and local produce.

Downey's Strawberry & Apple Farm website

Watson Farms

Price: $5 admission fee

Address: 2287 Hwy 2 Bowmanville, ON

Why You Need To Go: There's lots to enjoy at this charming farm near Toronto. Watson Farms is now open for strawberry picking and you can fill your basket with some delicious red berries.

The farm has several attractions to enjoy such as a petting zoo, playground, food trucks, wagon rides, photo ops and festivals.

Watson Farms website

Rose Family Farm

Price: $20 per 4-quart basket

Address: 17569 Centre St., Mount Albert, ON

Why You Need To Go: Strawberry picking is in full swing at Rose Family Farm. You can explore the berry patch as well as dig into the farm's fresh cut fries and drool-worthy poutine.

The farm shop is home to baked goods, meats, preserves and more to take home with you.

Rose Family Farm website

Barrie Hill Farms

Price: $3.99 per lb

Address: 2935 Barrie Hill Rd., Springwater, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can hop on a wagon and enjoy a scenic ride out to the strawberry fields at this farm. Once you've finished picking, you can take a trip to the Silo Café which features drool-worthy treats made with the farm's own fruits and vegetables.

You'll find dishes like the Strawberry Bliss Cheesecake Panini and strawberry frozen yogurt.

Don't forget to bring your own basket!

Barrie Hill Farms website

Brooks Farms

Price: $10 for 2 litres

Address: 122 Ashworth Rd., Mount Albert, ON

Why You Need To Go: Strawberry picking is currently available at Brooks Farms and it's a fun way to spend a summer day. Throughout the season, you'll also be able to pick peas, Saskatoon berries, red and black currents, raspberries, apples and more.

You'll want to stop by the bakery and café for some treats like gourmet donuts, butter tarts, pies, grilled cheese, poutine, breakfast sandwiches and other dishes.

The farm is also home to adorable animals and attractions such as wagon rides, gem mining, a splash pad, giant sandbox and country trails.

Brooks Farms website

Reesor's Farm Market

Price: $15 admission per adult, includes a 3 litre basket

Address: 10825 Ninth Line, Markham, ON

Why You Need To Go: Pick-your-own strawberries is now open at Reesor's Farm Market and you can spend the day soaking up sun and picking some sweet berries.

Reservations must be made in advance to secure your spot.

Don't forget to stop by the Farm Market for some freshly-baked cookies and pies.

Reesor's website

Linton's Farm Market

Price: $12 for 2 litres

Address: 571 Raglan Rd. E., Oshawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can hop on a wagon and take a ride out to the sun-filled strawberry fields at this farm.

The pick-your-own strawberries are currently available and you can also visit the kid's area which features rubber duck races, corn bowling, a giant sand pit and more.

The farm only accepts debit and cash.

Linton's Farm Market website