Best Places for Strawberry Picking Orlando – Strawberries! Little vibrant red bites of deliciousness, that give everyone the nostalgic taste of summer. Well known for pairing superbly with lashings of cream, strawberries are also heroes of the fruit world as they provide vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols. Strawberries are a scrumptious and versatile sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie snack.
Strawberries in Orlando are in season from late November until early April, although of course, as with any fruit, weather plays an important role in when these little gems will be ready for you to collect.
So, let’s take a look at the Best U-Pick Places for Strawberry Picking in Orlando.
Amber Brooke Farms U-Pick
36111 N CR 44A, Eustis, FL 32736
As well as delicious, juicy strawberries at Amber Brooke Farms you will also find blueberries and sunflowers.
“Strawberry season on the farm is the perfect way to spend the winter in sunny Florida! The weather is perfect, and our strawberry field has the juiciest strawberries around. We have two different varieties to satisfy your sweet tooth. – Medium to large size , vivid glossy red in color, sweet and very juicy.- Medium to bright red in color, large in size, characterized by its exceptionally sweet flavor.
Keep in mind that not all varieties are available all season long. Please only pick the red colored berries, all other shades (including white, green, pink or a combo of them) need more time to fully ripen on the bush before they are harvested.”
Bekemeyer Family Farm, LLC
1055 E Story Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787
Bekemeyer Farm is a super source for fresh produce grown through hydroponic and natural methods in Orlando. Plus, an ideal spot for some strawberry picking too.
“Great-Grandpa & Great-Grandma Bekemeyer converted 20 acres of pine trees and palmettos into a farm and citrus grove using their mule and plow.
Now with the 5th generation coming of age, we transitioned it from a citrus grove that was ravaged by the citrus greening disease into a vibrant U-Pick & Farm Stand offering strawberries, citrus, peaches, and a variety of fresh vegetables. Join us in our journey of transformation and enjoy the freshness of locally grown goodness at Bekemeyer Family Farm,”
700 Florida Ave Oviedo, FL, US 32765
Pappy’s Patch is a modest family run strawberry patch, which is the perfect spot for the whole family to enjoy a no frills, back to basics strawberry picking experience.
“We are a family owned and operated strawberry farm. Our season is from December until April. We are open everyday that we have berries. Weather permitting.”
Southern Hill Farms
16651 Schofield Rd Clermont, FL 34714
At Southern Hill Farms you will find a superb selection of homegrown fruit and veggies for you and your family to enjoy!
“On our one hundred twenty acre farm, our perennial plantings include forty acres of blueberry bushes and five acres of peach trees. Our newest crops include delightful sunflowers and zinnias, both of which are available for picking during our Spring U-pick and Fall Festival.
Our newest addition to the farm, strawberries, is available during the winter months, giving you another harvest to enjoy at the farm (in case the fresh donuts weren’t enough). Our Fall Festival is a family destination to remember, held weekends in October.”
4261 Canoe Creek Rd, St Cloud, FL 34772
Who Are Mick Farms?
“A first generation, small family farm raising their eight kids & crops in the Sunshine state.Things you should know about us! We are a seasonal working farm providing fresh vegetables based on the season here in Central Florida…..wanna know the deets.
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Oak Haven Farms
32418 Avington Rd, Sorrento, FL 32776
Since 1996, Oak Haven Farms & Vineyard has been a staple in the farming community of Lake County, Florida. The farm has been producing mouth watering strawberry’s and wine since 2010.
“Visit our pick-your-own strawberry fields for a wonderful experience to share with your family and friends. Experience the exquisite views and beautiful scenery of our patch while you select your own fruit during our harvesting seasons.
At Oak Haven Farm & Winery, we work hard and take pride in growing the highest quality fruits to enjoy year after year from our family to yours. The Florida sun shining down on our farm provides an ideal location to spend part of the day to enjoy the fun of picking your own quality strawberries. Each year the PICK-YOUR-OWN schedule varies due to weather and crop abundance, yet generally runs from early December until mid-March. We look forward to having your family and friends enjoy the fun and experience of our popular Pick-Your-Own season at Oak Haven Farm!”
Far Reach Farm U Pick
1255 S Dora Blvd, Tavares, FL 32778
Far Reach Farm is a very popular spot for families to pick their own produce.
“During season we offer UPICK berries, pre-picked berries, jams, honey and baked goods for sale. We also have food and entertainment during special events. Nestled on the shores of Lake Dora in Central Florida, Far Reach Ranch is a family owned & operated UPICK farm.
The farm was established in 1947 as a cattle ranch and orange grove and eventually became a blueberry farm in 1994, when the first few acres were planted. Since then the blueberry fields have grown to several dozen acres and multiple varieties of berries. Strawberry fields were added in 2019 and we’re currently expanding into peaches and other produce. We offer UPICK blueberries + strawberries, craft jams, honey and baked goods.”
6101 S County Rd 39, Plant City, FL 33567
Be sure to visit the Spivey Farms website for a wealth of strawberry picking information!
“Welcome to Spivey Farms ! You will find all the pertinent information regarding our u-pick strawberry season.
The strawberry u-pick season varies from year-to-year.
The determining factor is when our commercial season is coming to an end. The season usually will begin in March. Please look at the schedule above to see which dates we are open. We will have to take days off to let fields rest and replenish.”