Where to Pick Strawberries in the Triangle

Check out these pick-your-own farms that offer sweet strawberries and farm fun for the kids
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Strawberries are ripening across the Triangle this month. Not only are strawberries juicy and delicious — they pack a healthy punch.

Pick your own strawberries or purchase a freshly picked pint or two at the local farms listed below. Note: Before heading out to one, call ahead to verify operating times. Some farms may not open until May, and operating hours may also vary depending on weather, produce availability and how well the strawberries are growing this spring.


ORANGE COUNTY

Double R Cattle Services Inc.
701 Ollie’s Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278
doublercattleservices.com
facebook.com/Double-R-Cattle-Services-Inc
919-949-8157
2021 season: Call ahead, but likely late April
Hours: Call ahead

McAdams Farm
1100 Efland Cedar Grove Rd.
Efland, NC 27243
mcadamsfarm.com
facebook.com/mcadamsfarm
919-732-7701
2021 season: late April
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. or until picked out


DURHAM COUNTY

Waller Family Farm
5030 Kerley Rd.
Durham, NC 27705
wallerfamilyfarm.com
facebook.com/Waller-Family-Farm
919-225-4305
2021 season: Last week of April into June
Hours: Call ahead. Open Monday-Saturday.


CHATHAM COUNTY

Phillips Farms of Chatham
1282 Hanks Chapel Rd.
Pittsboro, NC 27312
phillipsfarmschatham.com
facebook.com/phillipsfarmsofchatham
916-542-9974
2021 season: TBD
Hours: Call ahead.


WAKE COUNTY

Buckwheat Farm
2700 Holland Rd.
Apex, NC 27502
buckwheatfarm.com
facebook.com/Buckwheat-Farm
919-303-0339
2021 season: Likely late April
Hours: Call ahead. Hours vary depending on picking conditions and availability.

The Collard Patch
7012 Pulley Town Rd.
Wake Forest, NC 27587
thecollardpatch.net
facebook.com/The-Collard-Patch-Seasonal-Produce
919-793-3791
2021 season: Watch for updated on their Facebook page
Hours: Call ahead. Hours vary depending on picking conditions and availability.

DJ’s Berry Patch
1223 Salem Church Rd.
Apex, NC 27523
djsberrypatch.com
facebook.com/DJs-Berry-Patch
919-600-4020
2021 update: “Plants are looking great and right on schedule to be ready around April 15th!!”
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Hunts Strawberry Farm
4505 Watkins Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27616
919-266-1619
facebook.com/Hunts-Strawberry-Farm
2021 season: “We are hoping to be open close to April 15th.”
Hours: Call ahead

Ogburn Berries and Produce
13065 Old Stage Rd.
Willow Spring, NC 27592
ogburnberriesandproduce.com
facebook.com/OgburnBerriesAndProduce
919-868-3362
2021 season: Mid-April

Page Farms
6100 Mt. Herman Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27617
919-596-3227
pagefarmsraleigh.com
facebook.com/pages/Page-Farms
2021 season: “Coming around mid April!”
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Phillips Farms
6701 Good Hope Church Rd.
Cary, NC 27519
phillipsfarmsofcary.com
facebook.com/pages/Phillips-Farm-of-Cary-NC
919-467-3004
2021 season: Watch their social media channels for exact opening date in April.
Hours: Call ahead

Pope’s Strawberries of Raleigh
1305 Fayetteville St.
Knightdale, NC 27545
facebook.com/pages/Popes-Strawberry-Farm
919-669-8036
2021 update: “We are hoping to open around April 15th.”
Hours: Call ahead

Porter Farms & Nursery – Willow Springs
3525 NC Hwy. 42
Willow Springs, NC 27592
porterfarmsandnursery.com
facebook.com/pages/Porter-Farms-and-Nursery
919-567-0504
2021 update: “The plan is to open April 10th with ice cream and a limited amount of pre-picked strawberries.”
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Vollmer Farm
677 NC 98 Hwy. East
Bunn, NC 27508
vollmerfarm.com
facebook.com/thevollmerfarm
919-496-3076
2021 update: The farm opens for the season on April 8


JOHNSTON COUNTY

Smith’s Nursery and Strawberry Farm
443 Sanders Rd.
Benson, NC 27504
smithsnurseryinc.com
facebook.com/smithsnurseryandproducefarm
919-934-1700
2021: Check Facebook for updates
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Satruday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


LEE COUNTY

Douglas Strawberry Patch
Locations: 4162 Hwy 87, Sanford, NC 27332
​US Hwy. 1, Sanford, NC 27332
facebook.com/pages/Douglas-Strawberry-Patch
919-353-2399
2021 season:  Watch the Facebook page for exact dates.
Hours: Call ahead.

Gary Thomas Farms
443 Thomas Rd.
Sanford, NC 27330
facebook.com/garythomasfarms
919-258-3262
2021 season: Starting mid-April
Hours: Call ahead.

Gross Farms
1606 Pickett Rd.
Sanford, NC 27332
grossfarms.com/strawberries.html
facebook.com/pages/Gross-Farms
919-498-6727
2021 season: Mid- to late April: “It is undetermined as to the exact date when the 2021 Gross Farms Strawberry Season will begin due to the weather & cooler temperatures.”
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Spivey Farms and Produce
285 McCormick Rd.
Sanford, NC 27332
spiveyfarms.com
facebook.com/pages/Spivey-Farms
919-499-0807
2021 season: Mid- to late April
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.


​Updated April 7, 2021

 

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