Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in South Ottawa, Ontario?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in South Ottawa, Ontario, 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 "pickit" and the one that ends with ".farms"; they do not update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China), so theirs are usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly! I put dates to indicate when we last received an update from each farm, and I make updates daily (each farm as their info changes). 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 them or correct the information, please let me know!  

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What's in season in November 2017, and other timely information:

Notes for November 2017: Frosts and freezes are upon us in many areas, and one field may be unhurt while one a mile a way can be damaged, so keep that in mind as you read the following: Apples are in season now, as are figs,  and Fall raspberries are in season now. Tomatoes are going strong if frost hasn't happened in the field  Late Apples, like Fuji's should be plentiful now. You can see a complete list of apple varieties, their ripening dates and best uses here. And if you have a left over pumpkin, you can easily turn it into a Thanksgiving pie, pumpkin cheesecake, cookies, muffins and more, see this page!

And of course you can find Christmas tree farms, on our related website.

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!

Next year, don't miss an Easter Egg Hunt for your children: See our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt!

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 form 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!

South Ottawa, Ontario U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

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

Lanark (Carleton Place, Mississippi Falls, Perth, Smith Falls)

  • Baker's Farm - Strawberries, Raspberries
    RR#1 - 109 Rosedale Road, Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 5B8. Phone: 613-283-5033. Directions: 5 km east of Smiths Falls on hwy 43 at Rosedale road. Near Brockville. Also: Sweet Corn.
  • Beckwith Berries - strawberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties are available, picnic area (bring your own food)
    9961 Cavanagh Road, Carleton Place, ON K7C 0C4. Phone: 1 (613) 253-41. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday through Friday from 8 am until 8 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am until 4 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Cheque.
  • Geobern Farm - the James' - pumpkins, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    2634 Rosetta Road, Lanark, ON K0G 1K0. Phone: 613-256-1585. Fax: 613-256-1585. Email: [email protected]. Directions: From Ottawa head West on 417 Exit at the Almonte exit Hwy 49 Drive into the town of Almonte, and continue straight on Wolf Grove Road (Cty Road 16). Drive for 16km and turn left onto Rosetta Road - the farm is 1km on that Road (From Almonte you can follow the signs) And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Saturday & Sunday 10-4 School tours during the week as scheduled the farm opens in the middle of September and is open until Halloween, including Thanksgiving Monday Payment: Cash, only. Free admission.

Ottawa (West Ottawa)

  • Acorn Creek Garden Farm - asparagus, eggplant (aubergine), beans, beets, broad beans, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, currants (red and black), gooseberries, melons, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, and prepicked produce, restrooms, picnic area, wagon rides
    928 Oak Creek Road, Carp, ON K0A 1L0. Phone: 613-836-2613. Email us at: [email protected]. Open: Visitors are welcome at the Farm 7 Days of the Week Between 8 am and 6 pm year round; (During our winter months please call us before visiting the Farm). Directions: See the Directions & Map. Take Highway #417 to the Carp Road (Exit 144), go north about 1 km. to Richardson Side Road, go right for about 1 km. to Oak Creek Road and go left about 2 km. to Acorn Creek Garden Farm at 928 Oak Creek Road Or follow the signs with the yellow oval at the top to Acorn Creek. We are open May, June, July, August, September, October. Payment: Cash, only. We take debit (Interact) cards. Orders for prepicked produce can be placed by phone. MelonFest and Pepper Pow. Wow! festival is held every Labour Day Sunday and Monday from 10:00 to 4:00 featuring 120 varieties of melons and over 100 peppers. The Farm Market also features Naturally Cindy's jams, other fresh produce and much, much more. See our website for details!
  • Dekok Family Berry Farm - Apples, raspberries, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, prepicked produce, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
    1070 March Road, Kanata, ON K2K1X7. Phone: 613-592-3779. Email: [email protected]. Directions: From the Queensway (Hwy 417), take the March Road exit and travel about 7km to 1070 March Road. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September. Open: Weekdays, 7:30 to 7:30 Saturdays, 7:30 to 6 Sundays, closed. Payment: Cash, only.
  • Baker's Farm - Strawberries, Raspberries
    RR#1 - 109 Rosedale Road, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5B8. Phone: 613-283-5033. Directions: 5 km east of Smiths Falls on hwy 43 at Rosedale road. Near Brockville. Also: Sweet Corn.
  • Baskin's Berries - raspberries
    3247 Torwood Dr., Dunrobin, ON K0A 1T0. Phone: 613-832-1363. Email: [email protected] Directions: From Ottawa, west on hwy 417 to Kanata. Exit March Road, north to Dunrobin Road. Through Dunrobin to Vane's Side Road Right to second intersection. Torwood Drive, right, first farm on right, small grains, hay, pasture.
  • Spencer Grange - Strawberries
    1899 Quin-Mo-Lac Road, Tweed, ON, K0K-3J0. Phone: 613-478-3815. Directions: From Tweed take Hungerford Road (Quin-Mo-Lac rd) west 3.5km. From Hwy 37 or Hwy 62 go east 10km on Quin-Mo-Lac Road Near Picton.

 


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


Local Honey Sources:


Meats, Milk and Eggs:


Farm Venues for Weddings, Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Lanark (Carleton Place, Mississippi Falls, Perth, Smith Falls)

  • Kings Creek Trees and Ornamentals - Lighting, Cooking Facilities, Birthday parties, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Kitchen facilities available, You may bring your own food, Tables and chairs are Provided, Linens and table silverware are provided, BYO alcohol, Beautiful rural setting, Hiking trails, CD Player, Computer, Computer Projector, Copy Machine, Fax, Internet (Ethernet), Internet (Wireless), Phone available, TV available, DVD Player, Projection Screen provided, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking allowed in designated areas, meeting room available, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    427 Kings Creek Road, Ashton, ON K0A 1B0. Phone: 613 253 4126. Fax: 613 253 4126. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Sunday 8am to 7pm, year round. Directions: 17 kms west of the town of Richmond, Ontario, just off highway 10. See our website for map and further directions, or email us for specific directions. Pre Christmas workshops every weekend from mid November until the weekend before Christmas;. Payment: Cash, Cheque. Click here for our Facebook page. Christmas trees, fresh wreaths, natural ornaments, planters/urn inserts, evergreen centrepieces, workshops for Christmas wreaths, hanging baskets, live and Christmas planters, fall wreaths, dried arrangements. Winter classes on landscape design and other horticultural areas. Perennials, ornamental grasses, annuals, exotic thistles, perennial ground covers, other plant material. Home made rustic cedar window boxes and planters. Also vending at the Ottawa farmers market, Lansdowne Park.

Horse Rides and More:


Farm Bed And Breakfasts


Maple Syrup Farms and Sugarworks: