Friendly Farms & Pick-Your-Own

A big thank you to our Featured Sponsor: Mathias Farms

 

Our family-friendly and pick-your-own farm listings are organized by the town or city they are found in. Choose from the options below and click on any that apply to see more details on friendly farms in our region.

Grimsby Lincoln Pelham St. Catharines Niagara-on-the-Lake Niagara Falls Welland

friendlyfarms

Pelham

Mathias Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)

Mathias Farms is a family owned and operated fruit farm that offers pick your own and ready picked fruit to the public.  They like to encourage families to come to the farm. Bringing your own container is helpful, but not necessary. All interested parties should call first to inquire as to the picking conditions before coming out to the farm.

Crops available for pick your own in the summer months are: sweet cherries, sour cherries, red and black raspberries, red currants, and mulberries. In the late summer and fall, we offer pick your own raspberries and apples. Blackberries are also available in the late summer months in the fruit stand.  You will always find a selection of homemade jams in the fruit stand throughout our season.

Address: 1909 Effingham Street, Ridgeville, Ontario
Telephone: (905) 892-6166
Website: www.mathiasfarmsniagara.com

 


Ridge Berry Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Today Ridge Berry Farm features small patches of Purple Raspberries and Blackberries. They are also re-establishing an old plot of Arctic Kiwis (unique grape-sized fruit similar to kiwifruit in taste and appearance, but green, brownish, or purple in colour, with smooth skin. The farm also hosts plots of Juneberries (a.k.a. Saskatoons) and Mulberries, as well as some well established Concord grapes. The farm managers are also working on returning a few old apple trees (Crabapple, McIntosh, Empire, and rare Pippin apple trees) into regular production.
Hours of Operation: Wednesday to Sunday 11:00 am -6:00 (please call ahead for reservations).
Address: Ridge Berry Farm, 398 Canboro Road, Ridgeville, Ontario
Telephone: (289) 897-8943
Website: www.ridgeberryfarm.ca

 


White Meadow Farms
From November to January, White Meadows is hard at work preparing for the spring maple rush. Celebrate maple during their sugaring season from January to April.
Address: 2519 Effingham St. St. Catharines (Pelham), Ontario, Canada L2R 6P7
Phone:
905.682.0642
Email:
info@whitemeadowsfarms.com
Website: http://www.whitemeadowsfarms.com/

 


Bry-Anne Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
From the Niagara Greenbelt Website:
Bry-Anne Farms is a great Pick-Your-Own farm which also features an on-site farm gate market selling strawberries, berries, tomatoes, pumpkins, sweet corn and a sundry of other fruits and vegetables in-season. For hours of operation for Pick-Your-Own, please call Bry-Anne Farms ahead of time.
During the whole month of October, Bry-Anne Farms turns into the Great Pumpkin Patch. It’s a great fall destination and has fun for everyone. During this time you can get pumpkins, get a snack, visit the Pumpkin Discovery Center, take a hayride, get lost in the straw or hay maze or explore the barn. Kids can also play in the hay playplace. Visitors can try one of their fantastic homemade apple or pumpkin pies. They also sell apples, pumpkins, sweet corn, various kinds of vegetables, squash and gourds and hay bails for home use.
It’s a great place for a fall family trip out, especially with little ones as there is much to do and see.
Hours: Please call ahead for hours of operation and availability from June to October. June – October, Monday – Saturday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Address: 471 Foss Road- R.R #5,Fenwick, Ontario
Phone: 905-892-8999

 


Weiland Sweet Cherry Farm (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
For the past 50 summers, the Weiland family has had sweet cherry harvests on their family farm in Fonthill. Visitors are welcome to come and pick their own varieties, starting with the large black cherry of the Cavalier variety at the end of June and the popular Bing and Hedelfingen varieties during the month of July.
Hours of Operation: Daily during season approximately end of June until the end of July, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Please call ahead for hours of operation and availability.
Address: Weiland Sweet Cherry Farm, 1625 Haist Street, Fonthill, Ontario
Telephone: (905) 892-3744

 


Pick Your Own Blueberries
A blueberry farm located in Ridgville (Fonthill), Ontario. They offer pick-your-own blueberries along with pre-picked blueberries.

Address: 263 Pancake Lane, Ridgville (Fonthill), Ontario, L0S1M0
Phone: (905) 325-4043
Website: pancakeblueberry.com
Email: shahbaz.man3@gmail.com

 


Howell Family Pumpkin Farm
Open September through October with a wide range of activities for the whole family.
Address: 2878 Holland Rd. Fonthill Ontario, L0S 1E6
Phone: 905 892 3918
Website: http://www.ahowlinggoodtime.com/

 


Grimsby

Two Century Farm (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
The original land of D.Smith and Sons, Two Century Farm, has remained in five generations of Smith ownership since 1788. Visit the farm for retail, wholesale or bring the family and pick your own cherries and peaches.
Address: Two Century Farm, 400 Main Street West, Grimsby, Ontario
Telephone: (905) 945-4294
Website: www.twocenturyfarm.com

 


Silmaril Farm (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Silmaril Farm is a small family run farm that offers an assortment of farm fresh products throughout the year. The farm is home to a small flock of sheep, angora goats, turkeys, chickens, ducks and assortment of other critters. Pick your own apples.
Address: 144 Russ Rd., Grimsby, ON
Phone: 905-945-7963
Website: http://www.silmarilfarm.ca/

 


Puddicombe Estate and Farm (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Puddicombe Estate Farms & Winery harvests its own fruits to provide fresh produce and a wide variety of value added products such as hand-baked pies, jams, jellies, cookies, tarts, strudels, cider, fudge and wines.

Address: 1468 #8 Highway, Winona, Hamilton, ON
Phone: 905-643-1015
Website: http://www.puddicombefarms.com/index.html

 


Lincoln

Berry Farms  (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
This is a Pick-Your-Own farm growing red and black currants, gooseberries, raspberries, black berries and 1/2 an acre of blueberries. Make sure you all ahead for conditions and availability.
Hours of Operation: July – August approximately, depending upon Mother Nature. Monday – Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Address: Berry Patch, 2010 South Service Road, Jordan, Ontario
Telephone: (905) 941-3325

 


Cherry Avenue Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Pack a picnic and bring your family for a tractor ride in to Cherry Avenue Farms orchards, to pick your own sun ripened fruit. The Moyer Family has owned and operated their farm since 1799; over 200 years! Visitors have the opportunity to have a true farm experience; pick you own sweet cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, apricots or pears depending upon the month.
For a schedule of pick-your-own crops, visit this link:
http://www.cherryavenuefarms.org/PickingSchedule.html
Hours of Operation: July – mid Sept, Daily 8:00 am – 7 pm
Visitors should check their website or call prior to heading to the farm, for picking conditions.
Address: 4303 Cherry Avenue, Beamsville, Ontario
Telephone: (905) 562-5481

 


Kar-Dean Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Kar-Dean Farms is located in Vineland Station, and provides visitors with the opportunity to pick their own sweet cherries.
Hours of Operation
Open 9 am – 5 pm (weekends only)
Address: Kar-Dean Farms, 3320 First Avenue, Vineland Station, Ontario
Telephone: (905) 562-4394

 


Life’s A Peach Farm (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Cherries, pick-your-own and already picked, farm market. Open: Monday to Sunday, 9am to 6pm. Please call before coming to the farm. Apples and Grapes: September-October.
Address:4435 Bartlett Rd, Beamsville, ON
Email: lifesapeachfarm@hotmail.com

 


Tigchelaar Berry Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Farming is in the genes for the Tigchelaar brothers.  Beginning with their grandfather on his farm in Stoney Creek, Ontario, and with their own father on his farm in Binbrook, Ontario, farming has been a way of life for generations for the Tigchelaar family. Over the last 20 years the Tigchelaars have expanded their strawberry tradition in the lovely Niagara region. Market and pick-your-own strawberry farm.
Address: 4171 Jordan Road, Jordan Station, ON, L0R 1S0
Phone: (905) 981-7118
Website: http://tigchelaarberries.com/

 


Windwood Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
A family operated farm located on the beautiful Beamsville ‘Bench’, Windwood Farms has become a traditional destination for families and friends to pick fresh and tasty Apples, Pears, and Plums.  The farm is also home to a big pumpkin patch where you can personally select that perfect specimen to carve into something special. The quaint market is the place to go for fresh seasonal vegetables, pre-picked fruit, baked goods, and of course, Windwood’s Famous Apple Cider.
Address: 4198 King Street East, Beamsville, Ontario
Phone: 905-401-0515 or 905-563-7106
E-mail:  windwoodfarms@gmail.com

 


20 Valley Harvest (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Pick-your-own and ready-picked sweet cherries and tart (sour) cherries galore!  With over 500 trees to choose from, there are ample cherries for everyone!  Located in beautiful Jordan Station, Ontario, the family farm is open daily from late June throughout July.  Please check the website or call for picking conditions.

Hours of operation: Late June and all of July: Daily 8am to 7pm
Location: 4235 15th Street, Jordan Station
Phone: (905) 562-5272
Website: http://www.20valleyharvest.com

 


St Catharines

Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm
Happy Rolph’s is a great way to experience a variety of animals, birds and plants, in a natural setting. Visitors can also enjoy quiet seating and viewing opportunities along Lake Ontario or adjacent to two ponds on site. There is also a playground and shelter pavilions.
Address: 650 Read Rd. (corner of Read Rd. and Northrup Cres.)
Website: https://www.stcatharines.ca/en/playin/HappyRolphs.asp

 


Tina’s Fruit Stand (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
A strawberry patch near Happy Rolph’s, Tina’s Fruit Stand has a lot of strawberries for everyone!
Address: Lakeshore Road (across the street from Read Rd.), St. Catharines

 


Niagara-on-the-Lake

Parkway Orchards (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Parkway Orchards is a pick your own fruit farm with cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, apples and grapes available throughout the early summer to fall.
Shop has gifts, teas, honey, syrups, jams, baked goods, ice cream, sandwiches and drinks.
Parkway Orchards offers pick your own fruits as well as a shop with baked goods, sandwiches and ice cream. They also have many fun and unique gifts to make your trip down to Beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake even more memorable.
Address: 15000 Niagara Parkway, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Telephone(905) 262-5097
Website www.parkwayorchards.com

 


NEOB Busy Bee Gardens
The Niagara Essential Oils and Blends farm is the world’s first greenhouse operation dedicated to the innovation and preservation of aromatic plants.
Address: 758 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, L0S 1J0
Phone: 905.682.0171
Website: http://www.busybeegardens.com/

 


Niagara Falls

Warner Ranch and Pumpkin Farm
Year-round activities including birthday parties, Easter egg hunt, fall haunted hayrides, or tour the ranch and experience life on a Belgian horse farm.
Address: 7705 Schisler Road Niagara Falls, ON
Phone: 905.384.2684
Website: http://www.warnerranchandpumpkinfarm.com

 


Welland

Duffin Farms (PICK-YOUR-OWN)
Pick-Your-Own apples, cherries, pears, peaches, plums, rhubarb, and pumpkins,
PYO Open July 1 every day from 8 am to 8 pm
Address: 1541 Rice Rd Welland
Phone: 905-892-5387

 


Sponsored by Mathias Farms


Subscribe to Niagara Families!



We do our best to provide accurate, useful information about event and activities in the Niagara Region. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, other websites, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are published here. Sometimes details change. Whenever possible, we strongly encourage you to confirm the details before you go. 

Be the first to comment

Join the Conversation