Berry picking is one of those summer activities that instantly bring me back to my childhood, harvesting the raspberries from my Grandmother’s raspberry bush. We haven’t brought our own kids berry picking in Edmonton at Edmonton U pick farms – when we go there are no shortage of U pick berry farms to choose from. Here are a few of the best U pick farms in Edmonton:
Happy Acres U-Pick – CLOSED for 2016
Available: fruit and vegetables
Address: #1-52225 Range Road 273, Spruce Grove, AB.
Phone: (780) 968-0099
Picking Tips: Fun filled berry picking is easy with the play structure, slide, trampline and picnicking area. Open from May to September, closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Available: multiple varieties red raspberries
Address: 26421 Hwy 16A (Acheson)
Phone: (780) 962-3959
Picking Tips: Open mid July until labour day
Grove Berry Patch – CLOSED FOR 2016
Available: berries and vegetables
Address: 52430 Range Road 265, Spruce Grove
Phone: (780) 962-5824
Picking Tips: Call ahead during the season to see what is available for picking
Brix n Berries
Available: Saskatoon berries
Address: 25157 Twp 490, Leduc
Phone: (780) 980-5536
Picking Tips: Call ahead to see what is available before heading to Brix n Berries, prices vary, great selection of vegetables.
Prairie Gardens U Pick
Available: strawberries, vegetables
Address: 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord
Phone: (780) 921-2272
Picking Tips: All vegetables are non GMO
Sprouts Farms Apple Orchard
Address: 56307 Range Road 235,Bon Accord
Phone (780) 921-3460
Picking Tips: Picking time happens between mid August and mid October.
Horse Hill Berry Farm
Address: 3203 211 Avenue
Phone: (780) 406-4556
Picking Tips: Appointments are required at Horse Hill berry farm. The farm is open late July to the end of August.
Available: dill, berries and vegetables
Address: 7 km West of St. Albert on Meadowview Dr. or 3 km East of H44 on Meadowview Dr.
Phone: (780) 914-5198
Picking Tips: Bring cash, no debit or credit accepted. There is a playground, farm store and pies (yes, I said pies).
Big Rock Berry Farms
Available: Saskatoon berries, raspberries
Address: 3-51310 Range Road 261, Spruce Grove
Phone: (780) 886-3387
Picking Tips: Open July to August, Tuesday to Sunday
Address: Highway 13, 1 km west of Highway 2, in Central Alberta
Picking Tips: Pesticide free berries, you can phone ahead to reserve berries that are pre-picked. Make sure to call ahead to ensure that berries are available and U-pick is open.