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U Pick Strawberry Experience

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Strawberry U Pick

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Horsting’s Farm Market Berry Picking Experience

Enjoy a berry fun outing with your family, friends or make it a solo adventure! Take in the U Pick strawberry experience at Horsting’s Farm Market. Pick some berries off the vine, visit the farm animals, play in the playground, have lunch on the covered deck or in the picnic area. Enjoy a slice of Strawberry Rhubarb pie, a Strawberry Milkshake, or ice cream! Try a 32oz container of our fresh pressed, hand shaken strawberry lemonade. Also serving caramel kettle corn, and delicious fudge made right here on farm! Bring the young and young at heart people in your life. See the silly antics of the farm goats, pot bellied piglets, the giant Flemish rabbit, chickens, and Cookie the duck. View and listen to the birds as they sing through out the farm! 

What to expect:

  • Purchase your 5lb picking pail prior to entering the patch.

  • We have two prices: $7 for children (1 lb container) and $25 for adults for a 5 lb pail.

  • Child pricing is for ages 3 to 12 yrs old.  Those 12 and up may purchase a full-size pail.

  • Please only use containers provided.

  • Illness prevention: Sanitize your hands before picking, and do not eat in the field.

  • Be prepared for the weather. Bring a hat, sunblock and raincoat or an umbrella.

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.

How to begin your U Pick experience:

  1. Call ahead to book your time 250-457-6546 or come purchase your pail and explore the market too.

  2. Decide on the number of pails, and what size you, and your guests will need.

  3. The price includes the berries! We can process Visa, MasterCard, Cash and American Express. You must pay and show your receipt before entering the field.

  4. Sign the Horsting’s Farm Experience Waiver.

  5. A staff member will happily escort you to the parking area and strawberry patch!

 

While in the field:

  1. Take photos of your experience and hashtag us at #horstingsfarmUPick

  2. Watch for wildlife. We do have a variety of birds, insects and other woodland creatures that call the farm home.

  3. Take your berries home, wash them, and enjoy!

 

What can you do with your fresh picked berries? They are delicious in jams, pies, fruit roll ups, muffins, in smoothies, as ice cream toppers and can be frozen or dehydrated for later use. Dip in chocolate for an extra special treat! Check out our dip mixes, syrups, and sauces for more ideas!