Enjoy the pick-your-own experience at one of Barrie’s local farms


Barrie Hill Farms is your place to go in Barrie for a local pick-your-own experience. Open in the Spring & Summer until labour day and in the Fall until Halloween, Barrie Hill Farms has a wide variety of crops for you to enjoy picking on your own or to purchase prepicked at their market. Supporting local and eating healthy has never been so fun!

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Strawberries

From the end of June until mid-July, enjoy the first taste of summer with some local strawberries. With over 25 acres of strawberries, Barrie Hill Farms is your best choice for strawberry picking! They grow 3 varieties of strawberries for your enjoyment; Annapolis, Jewel, and Albion.

From late July until early October Barrie Hill Farms also grows their fall strawberries for you to enjoy alongside their other fall crops. The berries are available until the first hard frost of the season which is usually early October in the Barrie area.

Summer Strawberries

Fall Strawberries

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Raspberries

Starting in early July until mid-October, pick your own or get ready picked fresh local raspberries. Did you know that one serving of raspberries contains 40% of the Vitamin C a person needs daily?

Learn more here

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Peas 

Regular peas, sugar snap peas and snow peas are all grown at Barrie Hill Farms, ready for pick-your-own or ready picked daily for purchase at their market from the end of June until the end of August.

Find out more here

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Blueberries

Ready from mid-July until late September, blueberries are one of the healthiest foods you can eat. As one of the largest blueberry farms in Ontario, Barrie Hill Farms has been growing its delicious blueberries since the 1980s! If you don’t have time to go to the fields and pick, Barrie Hill Farms also sells their berries at the market, for a faster but still local food experience.

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Apples

Apple picking in Ontario is a yearly tradition for many as it marks the first taste of fall. Barrie Hill Farms is proud to offer a wide variety of apples for ‘pick your own’ and for sale in their Farmers’ Market from the end of August through late October/early November.

Pumpkins 

From mid-September until October, Barrie Hill Farms grows several types of pumpkins including; pie, white, pink pumpkins and of course ones for carving.

Learn more about Pumpkin picking here

Barrie Hill Farms has so many more fruits and vegetable crops to enjoy, either with the pick-your-own experience or for purchase at their farmers market. Learn more about them here!

Check out Barrie Hill Farms’ Harvest Schedule here!

Pick-your-own during COVID-19 

In these times of COVID-19, Barrie Hill Farms has adapted their policies and put in place many safety measures to ensure a safe environment for all their visitors and employees.

*As of July 2020, face masks or coverings are mandatory for all pickers & all employees and social distancing is also made easy as pickers are all separated by row. Wearing gloves is not permitted however; hand sanitizer is made available. 

If you are not comfortable with their safety measures you’re welcome to order on-line for curbside pickup, or try our new drive-thru. *

For more information about their up to date Covid-19 response, see here


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