Local Pick Your Own Strawberry Guide

pickyourownIt's strawberry picking season! There are a bunch of local spots perfect for picking, here is a listing of some of the close by places for pick your own. Be sure to call ahead to make sure they are still picking that day as sometimes they run out of crops. Some of these spots strawberriesalso have blueberry picking as well! Bowman Orchards 157 Sugar Hill Rd, Rexford. (518) 371-2042 Hours: Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm Sun 12-5pm


Hand Melon Farm 533 Wilbur Avenue, Greenwich (518) 692-2376 Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm Sat-Sun: 9am-5pm


Ariel's Farm 194 Northern Pines Rd, Gansevoort (518) 584-2189


Winney's Farm 113 Winney Rd Schuylerville (518) 695-5547


Altamont Orchards 6654 Dunnsville Rd, Altamont (518) 861-6515

Whatever recipe you decide to make with all of your freshly picked strawberries, I urge you to make at least one with some homemade whipped cream. There are few summer desserts better than a slice of angel food or pound cake, a dollop of homemade whipped cream and some fresh strawberries...xoxo