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Strawberry Season in CT is Here!

Written by Amber DelPrete

Picking berries is not only a fun family activity; it is also healthy and delicious. Here are our favorite berry-picking farms!

Strawberry picking season is kicking off soon!

With June comes the long days of summer, the end of school year, and Strawberry Picking Season!  Will you be enjoying some berry picking this year?  Picking berries is not only a fun family activity; it is also healthy and delicious. Strawberries can be eaten as a healthy snack, added to your boring breakfast, whipped up a in delicious dessert or even added to a salad!

Strawberry season generally starts in June, weather permitting.  However, we have been reading that the strawberries throughout CT have been ripening earlier than usual due to the warm weather (yes!!).  Most farms have a phone number to call before arriving at the farm to ensure they are open to berry-pickers that day, so be sure to check before heading over.

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite strawberry-picking farms in CT.  Check them out here:

Jones Family Farms: Shelton, CT

Deeply Rooted Farms: Harwinton, CT

Lyman Orchards: Middlefield, CT

Bishops Orchards: Guilford, CT

Easy Picking Orchards: Enfield, CT 

Dondero Orchards: South Glastonbury, CT

Dzen Tree Farm: South Windsor, CT

Looking for other great picking spots? Check out Pick Your Own CT for more great information.

Strawberry picking is a fun-filled family activity!

Are we missing your favorite Pick Your own farm?  Comment on this post and we will be happy to add it to the list!


About the author

Amber DelPrete

I love the outdoors, travelling and new adventures so writing for CT Weekender is a no-brainer. A CT native, my only significant time spent outside of this beautiful state was the year I lived in Kingston, Jamaica as a community advocate and volunteer. I thoroughly believe in my CT Weekender Team and hope you enjoy our content! Please send us thoughts and comments and submit events you would like to see posted.

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