Picking strawberries in the greater Waukesha County area seems to be a right of summer. My social media feeds fill up with friends posting pictures of their finds, and then their creations of tarts, pies and jam! Lake Country has compiled a list of places near you that you can pick your own strawberries in Southeastern Wisconsin. So go out and get a little dirty and enjoy the farms for a day. Please call ahead, check the strawberry farm and strawberry patch websites or Facebook pages to make sure they are still picking before you head out! Many strawberry farms and strawberry patches are weather and traffic dependent. The best time of day to pick strawberries is early in the morning! Get up and get out there 🙂
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Apple Barn Orchard and Winery
W6384 Sugar Creek Road, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Apple Barn Orchard and Winery features an open orchard and a farm where you can pick your own strawberries, apples, and pumpkins when they are in season. Already picked Strawberries 🍓 will be available at the Apple Barn until sold out. The Pick Your Own Berry Patch opens Monday, June 17th at 7 am.
Basse’s Taste of Country Farm
3190 County Line Road, Colgate WI 53017
Basse’s estimates their strawberry picking to be mid-June. Your family can hop onto their hayride to be taken out to the strawberry patch. Weather conditions and berry availability may change at any time, always call ahead before coming to visit. Their strawberry hotline can be reached at (262-628-3866). Estimated start date June 18-24.
Brehmer’s U-Pick Pumpkins & Strawberries
5805 Clover Rd, Hartford, Wisconsin 53027
Bring your family to this chemical free farm to pick your strawberries! Opens at 7:30 am and closes at 6:00 pm. They are open everyday unless the patch gets picked through. Call to ensure berries are ready for picking (262) 673-6527. Berries are not ready for picking as of 6/16/2019. Go to their facebook page to stay in the loop on when they will be ready.
N5648 S. Farmington Rd, Helenville, WI
Not only do they have strawberries, but they have a variety of farm fresh food and products on their farm. They have picked strawberries ready to be bought, or you can hop on the Kubota for a ride out to the strawberry patch to pick your own. They anticipate the crop will be late this year, probably soon after Father’s Day. They are hoping to start picking this week (week of 6/17), but we do not have a start date yet. Check their Facebook to stay in the loop.
Kirschbaum’s Strawberry Acres
N5802 Hwy. 151, Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Kirschbaum’s expects strawberry picking to begin around mid-June 2019 for the first day(s)). Pick-your-own strawberries are generally available for all of the strawberry season on the farm, but it is always best to call the Berry Hot Line, 920-887-7530, just prior to driving out or check the update on their web site. Starting Monday, June 17 for U-pick only. 7 am to 1 pm or until picked out which may come first. Once picking really begins, hoping for a 3 to 3.5 week season still!
W2364 Cty Rd Y, Mayville, WI 53050
Zastrow’s Strawberries is under new ownership. They are now called Mayberry Farms. They have ready pick and U-pick strawberries available. Please see their ad above for more information. They anticipate strawberry picking to begin on Wednesday, June 19th at 12pm (weather permitting). Their hours are 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. Get all your up to the minute harvest updates here.
Morning Star Family Farm
4504 State Rd 83, Hartford, WI 53027
Unfortunately, Morning Star Family Farm is not set up for strawberry picking this year (2019). They will have raspberry picking in late June or early July though. Call first (262) 670-6561.
Thompson Strawberry Farm
14000 75th Street Bristol, WI 53104
Thompson Strawberry Farm anticipates opening for U-pick later in June 2019. They have strawberries in the June month, and then Raspberries in August! Their hours will be Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturday through Sunday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. They hope to start around then 20th of June. Their peak of the season is usually around 10 days after they start.
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