Have a berry great day. 🍓
If you are looking for a super affordable way to enjoy the sunshine, look no further. You can visit one of these cute pick-your-own strawberry farms near Ottawa.
For those of you who haven't gone berry picking before, you'll want to add this activity to your summer bucket list.
Collecting strawberries requires little effort to fill your basket. Then once you go home, you can enjoy sweet and juicy berries all week long.
The strawberry season depends on the weather but is usually from mid-June to July. Before you visit, make sure to contact the farm to check the state of their crop.
Address: 5740 Old Richmond Rd., Richmond, ON
Why You Need To Go: This picturesque farm has been selling strawberries in the Ottawa Valley since 1959.
Ferme Proulx Farm
Price: $2.36 per pound
Address: 1865 O'Toole Rd., Cumberland, ON
Why You Need To Go: They have several varieties of strawberries in different shades of red. In the summer, this farm also has pick-your-own raspberries and blueberries.
Address: 9961 Cavanagh Rd., Carleton Place, ON
Why You Need To Go: It is a hidden gem where you can bring a container and pick juicy berries.
Shouldice Berry Farm
Address: 2110 Merivale Rd., 2901 Woodroffe Ave. & 3451 Richmond Rd., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: They have three locations within the city where you can fill up your basket with freshly picked berries.
Avonmore Berry Farm
Address: 16365 4 Rd., Avonmore, ON
Why You Need To Go: This cute berry farm is only 45 minutes outside the city and has a massive field of strawberries.
Millers' Farm, Market & Garden Centre
Address: 6158 Rideau Valley Dr. N., Manotick, ON
Why You Need To Go: In addition to strawberries, you can buy pies, cookies, butter tarts and much, much more.
Address: 398 Chemin Eardley, Gatineau, QC
Why You Need To Go: If you live in Gatineau, you'll be happy to discover Potager Eardley is only a short drive away and has a pick-your-own strawberry field.
Address: 1480 County Rd. 32, Crysler, ON
Why You Need To Go: While best known for their fall and Halloween activities, you can also head to this Orchard in the summer to pick strawberries.
Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.