Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Powell River, Comox Valley, Sunshine Coast areas of British Columbia?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Powell River, Comox Valley, Sunshine Coast areas of British Columbia, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. Beware of copycat websites (such as the one that starts with "Eatwell", "pickit" and the ones that ends with ".farm"; they do not verify or update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China, as well as some 20-somethings trying to make a quick buck), so theirs are always out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly I make updates daily (each farm as changes are reported, or I find it). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

And if you know of any I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for 2018 as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!

What's in season in April 2018, and other timely information:

Notes for April 2018:  Strawberries are one of the first major crops, starting in Florida, southern California and parts of Texas and working northward through April and May and into June.  But in each area, the season is only a few weeks long and highly dependent upon local weather and varieties planted. Check your area's copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates.  FL, TX, CA: Citus is usually available now in those areas along with strawberries and blueberries.

Children's Consignment Sales occur in both the Spring and Fall  See our companion website to find a local community or church kid's consignment sale!

We also have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now.  They have all copied their information from here and usually do not ever update.  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong, please write me!

Powell River, Comox Valley, Sunshine Coast areas of British Columbia U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2018, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

If you are looking for recipes, freezing, canning, jam directions and information about saskatoons see this page.

Comox Valley

  • Ash Berry Farm - raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
    3210 Royston Road, Courtenay, BC V9N 9R3. Phone: 250-336-8872. click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in June, July. Open: Our gates open at 8 am subject to berry availability; Please call ahead as we do run out of berries with high demand. Season is usually June 15 pm to July 15, please call ahead. Payment: Cash, only. This year we are growing pickling cucumbers and rhubarb.
  • Blue Haven Farm - blueberries, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    2046 Idiens Way, Comox, BC v9m 3y9. Phone: 250 334 7964. Email: [email protected]. Open: Visit our website for current hours of operation. Directions: our farm is located on on the corner of Anderton road and Idiens way in Comox. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Come down to our friendly, family run farm and pick your own blueberries! We offer three varieties of blueberries that are in season from late June to August. Our farm stand sells pre picked and frozen blueberries, our very own blueberry ice cream and sundaes, and a great selection of Island Farms Ice Cream. We also make the best frozen yogurt in town with real fruit added in right in front of you. Enjoy a relaxing time picking blueberries or bring the kids down to teach them about where their food comes from. Then finish off your trip to the farm with our famous blueberry ice cream!
  • Circle K Blueberry Ranch - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, blueberries,
    4004 Livingstone Road, Royston, BC V0R-2V0. Phone: 250-871-8856. Email: [email protected]. Open: Call for Hours. Directions: Hwy 19A to Royston Stoplight - up Royston Road turn right after the Railway tracks onto Livingstone Road continue to the last property on the right - this is Circle K Organic Blueberry Ranch. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: July/August. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, only. Certified Organic Blueberry Ranch IOPA certified. Click here for our Facebook page. Four varieties of some of the best tasting berries around.
  • McClintocks Farm - blueberries, raspberries (red), farm market
    3419 Dove Creek Road, Courtenay, BC V9J 1P3. Phone: 250 334 4562. Email: [email protected],net. Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 8am to 1pm; closed on Wednesday and Sunday . Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: from Courtenay go out on Headquarters road and turn left onto Dove Creek Road just past the Fair grounds. Go over the one lane bridge and then stay right at the next junction. We approximately .6km on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Raspberries available July 9 to August 15 Blueberries available July 15th to the end of August. Payment: Cash, cheque, Interac. We no longer have vegetables. We now have Water Buffalo Cheese for sale from our water buffalo dairy. Beef -  hamburger and sides  available mid August.  
  • McGinnis Berry Crops Limited - No pesticides are used, blackberries, raspberries (Spring, red), U-pick and already picked
    3583 Dove Creek Road, Courtenay, BC V9J 1P3. Phone: 250-338-1678. Email: [email protected]. Open: daily 8am to 4pm except when raining heavily; Call first or visit our website for daily updates; Open until season ends. Directions: Headquarters Road just past the exhibition grounds turn toward the mountains on to Dove Creek Road. Go over the one lane bridge until you come to Piercy Road. Follow the Tsolum River (don't turn up Piercy Road) on Dove Creek Road for one km. We are the third raspberry farm on Dove Creek Road going away from Courtenay and are the only one on the right hand side of the road. Watch for the sign indicating McGinnis Berry Crops Limited. Click here for a map and directions. July 13 pm to early August. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Cheque.
  • Windhover Farm - No pesticides are used, blueberries, pumpkins, raspberries (Autumn, black), strawberries, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties are available, picnic area, farm animals
    3499 Dove Creek Road, Courtenay, BC V9J 1P3. Phone: 250-338-7750. Email: [email protected]. Open: June to October; Opening dates are dependent on berry ripening; Please check website for dates and hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only.

Powell River

Sunshine Coast


Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)