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Strawberry Fields - Part 2

Pick Your Own Strawberries in New England - Continued


Pick Your Own Strawberries

June is strawberry season in New England.

© 2001 Kim Knox Beckius
New Hampshire Pick Your Own Strawberry Farms

Butternut Farm - Farmington, New Hampshire
"All we sell is fruit and the experience of picking it," says Butternut Farm owner Giff Burnap. Strawberries kick off the pick-your-own season at this peaceful, Seacoast-region farm, which also has a farmstand selling homemade pies.

Spring Ledge Farm - New London, New Hampshire
The strawberry harvest begins in mid-June at this Lake Sunapee-area farm, which is also home to a lovely flower cutting garden. Pick-your-own strawberry fields are located at their acreage on Pleasant Lake.

Harvest Your Own Guide - statewide
The New Hampshire Department of Agriculture provides this handy guide to PYO farms in the state in .pdf format, including many that allow you to harvest your own red, delicious strawberries.

New York State Pick Your Own Strawberry Farms

Kelder's Farm & U-Pick - Kerhonksen, New York
Strawberry picking starts the first week of June at this Rondout Valley farm.

Pick Your Own Berries - southern New York State
Here's a guide to pick-your-own berry farms located within day trip distance of New York City.

Rhode Island Pick Your Own Strawberry Farms

Blackstone River Valley Farms - Blackstone River Valley, Rhode Island
You'll find information on a few farms that offer pick-your-own strawberries in this directory of farms, orchards and vineyards in the Blackstone River Valley of Rhode Island.

Salisbury Farm - Johnston, Rhode Island
Strawberry picking is expected to begin about June 1, 2013 at this sixth generation, family-run farm.

Vermont Pick Your Own Strawberry Farms

Pick Your Own in Vermont - statewide
From the Vermont Department of Agriculture, here's a searchable directory of pick-your-own farms in Vermont, including more than two dozen that offer strawberries.

Vermont Pick-Your-Own Directory - statewide
You'll find a number of places to pick strawberries in this county-by-county directory of Vermont pick-your-own farms compiled by PickYourOwn.org.

Sam Mazza's - Colchester, Vermont
Pick strawberries starting in mid-June, then visit the farm market and bakery at this agritourism destination in Vermont. The harvest will be celebrated at the 18th annual Strawberry Festival on June 22, 2013.

Before you go...

Check Rose's Berry Farm's handy guide to how to pick and care for strawberries, including tips for freezing and some great recipes.

And when you get home...

These Strawberry Recipes from New England farms, inns, restaurants and my own kitchen will help you make the best use of the fruits of your labors!

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