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There’s nothing like a delicious strawberry fresh from the field. On second thought, eating a delicious strawberry while standing in the field where they grow could be better…much better, actually. You know what would be even better than that? Eating a delicious strawberry while standing in the field where they grow on a farm right in our own backyard. Sounds pretty perfect, right?
Well, you can do that! There are farms on the San Mateo Coast where you can pick your own fruits and vegetables. They’re called “u-pick” farms and, for a nominal fee, you can harvest your own produce. It’s a blast and an activity the whole family can enjoy.
So, what are you waiting for? Berry season is in full swing on the coast and it’s time to get pickin’ while the pickin’s good! Here are three u-pick berry farms for you and your family to visit this summer:
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) protects and cares for open space, farms and parkland in and around Silicon Valley. Since its founding in 1977, POST has been responsible for saving more than 75,000 acres as permanently protected land in San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties.