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Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Northeast Ottawa, Ontario? Farms are open and safe! Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Northeast 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. If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

New! Pricing information - We now have a pricing guide to help you know what the typical prices are for each crop. Let me know when you see price changes! In 2022, you can save money by picking your own and canning your own, but brace yourself for steep price increases, which are affecting EVERYTHING! For quality, taste, nutrition and value, you still can't beat most PYO farms. If need need large quantities for canning, ask if they have "seconds"
 If you are having a hard time finding canning lids, I've used these, and they're a great price & ship in 2 days.

New! Road tripping and camping is a great way to have a fun, safe and inexpensive family trip. The national and state parks and monuments are open, and campgrounds usually cost between $10 and $40 per night. September to November is the best camping weather.  See our new website Road Tripping and for tips, tricks, guides, checklists and info about parks, monuments and other places to visit.

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know! This website is supported by purchases you make through the links to products on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This allows me to continue to maintain the website and make improvements!

What's in season in December 2022, and other timely information:

Notes for December 2022: Fall is here and that means apples are in full force but they will be gone fast (see this new page for Apple Orchards in your area!).  Yes, apple prices are up, like they are for everything else. Some crops continue until frost, like raspberries, blackberries, figs, corn and tomatoes. Check your area's specific crop calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates. Click here for U.S. Apple Crop facts.

See these pages to find a local Apple festival, and other festivals. We have a guide to apple varieties and a guide to peach varieties. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for apples, tomatoes, corn blueberries, peaches, etc.

See our comprehensive list of easy home canning, jam and jelly making, 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 or outdated, please write me!

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!

Northeast Ottawa, Ontario U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2022, by county

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

Prescott and Russell (Alfred, Casselman, Clarence-Rockland, Embrun, Hawkesbury, Van Kleek Hill)

  • Cosmos Berry Farm - raspberries, strawberries
    1407 Notre-Dame St., Embrun, ON K0A 1W0. Phone: :613-443-3725. Open: daily from dawn to dusk. Directions: From Ottawa, take Hwy. 417 east to Limoges-Crysler exit 79. Go 1 km to Crysler. At flashing light, turn right to Embrun. Farm is 2 km east of Embrun, on road to Casselman. We also have fresh picked corn, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, strawberries.
  • Domaine Cleroux Maple Orchard - apples, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area
    199 Route 300 East, Casselman, ON K0A 1M0. Phone: 613-764-5543. Email: [email protected]. Open: see our website Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Ferme Dagenais - Uses natural growing practices, apples, pears, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm animals, school tours
    1155 Stevens Road, Embrun, ON k0a 1w0. Phone: 613-448-3167. Fax: 613-448-3167. Open: Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 3 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Ottawa: travel east on highway 417 to Embrun, exit #88. Travel 10km south to Notre-Dame Street Turn left then right on St-Andre. Travel south approximately 7 km to Marionville Road Turn left then right on Stevens Road First entrance on left. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Debit cards.  
  • Ferme l'Artisan - apples, pumpkins
    3932 concession 14, Fournier, On, K0B 1G0. Phone: 613-323-20. Email: [email protected]. Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00, from mid-August to late October. (ADDED: September 03, 2016, JBS)
  • Fraisiere Duquette Strawberries - Strawberries, Raspberries, Pumpkins
    2236 Champlain Street, Clarence Creek, ON, K0A 1N0. Phone: 613-488-3284. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Hwy 174 east past Rockland. Turn right onto County Road 8 to Clarence Creek. Turn left at stop sign to follow County Road 8 to farm. (UPDATED: June 08, 2014, by JBS)
  • Fraisiere Marier Strawberries - Strawberries
    2264 Canaan Road, Sarsfield, ON, K0A 3E0. Phone: 613-833-0108. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Take hwy 417 or Old Montreal Road east to hwy 174 past Orleans and 10km east of Cumberland ferry. Turn right and travel for 4km (south) on Canaan Road, on right. Also: Canaan Blueberries across the street. Kids play structure, picnic tables, groups welcome.
  • Hector Dignard Blueberry Farm - UPDATE for 2018, now closing down permanently, selling the blueberry bushes
    1436 St-Marie, Embrun, ON. Phone: 613-443-2671. Email: [email protected]. We are now selling off our blueberry Bushes as we are closing 613-294-4100. Nous vendons les buissons de bleuets. Appel 613-294-4100.
  • Les Vergers Villeneuve and Blueberry Farm - apples, blueberries, grapes, pears, plums, pumpkins, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    1341 Rollin Road, St.-Pascal Baylon, ON K0A 3N0. Phone: 613-488-3077. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm; We will open for the season on July 9th. Directions: From Ottawa travel east on highway 174 past Orleans and Rockland. Turn right onto Chemin Rollin/Rollin Road (approximately 5 minutes east of the MacEwen gas station at the corner of highway 174 and Landry Road). Travel on Chemin Rollin/Rollin Road approximately 4km. Our farm will be on your left-hand side as you come up a hill. Look for a yellow farmhouse with a brick red roof set back from the road. Click here for a map and directions. Our six varieties of blueberries are typically in season throughout the months of July and August while our 16 varieties of apples run from August until the end of October; As this is our first year growing pumpkins we will all find out together when they are ready to be picked. Payment: Cash, only. Our property includes wooded walking trails and picnic areas for families to enjoy. We enjoy making special arrangements for groups which may include such things as wagon rides, bonfires and outdoor activities. Please call for more information.    
  • McGregor's Produce - strawberries, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, beans, beets, corn (sweet), cucumbers, onions, pumpkins, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables,  prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand
    3351 Lochwinnich Road, Braeside, ON K0A 1G0. Phone: 613-432-9726. Email: [email protected]. Open: U-Pick Strawberries; call ahead 613-432-9726 for daily updates on picking conditions, Monday to Thursday 8:00am to 6:00pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Directions: In Renfrew County. From Renfrew or Pembroke-take highway 17 East to Lochwinnoch Rd #6, turn left and follow our signs for 12 kms. From Arnprior or Ottawa take county Rd #1-- Madawaska Blvd West which turn into (River road), out of Arnprior through Braeside and follow our signs for 12 kms. Take a beautiful drive in the Ottawa Valley and come visit us at the farm, we be glad to meet you! . We are open June, July, August, September, October. Our hours are: Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm and Friday to Sunday 8am to 5pm. Phone our berry/produce hotline to get updates on picking conditions and produce in season. Strawberries- mid June to mid July, SweetCorn mid July to late September, Yellow and Green beans in mid July to September and Other veggies Mid July to late September. Fall decorations and pumpkin patch in Mid September and October Payment: Cash, only. We offer school tours for grades Jk/Sk to Grade 3 during the fall. Classes learn about the farm and the lifecycle of a pumpkin. We also have lots of fall decorations and strawbales for sale at this time of year, so come down for a visit.  (UPDATED: September 05, 2016, JBS)
  • Pine Hill Orchards - apples, raspberries,
    1818 St Felix Rd., Bourget, ON K0A 1E0. Phone: 613-487-2064. Open: daily from 9 am to 6 pm. Sept to mid. October. Directions: 1818 St Felix Rd. 30 km east of Ottawa. From Hwy 417, take exit 58 and go north on Rd 8. Turn left on St. Felix before the village of Bourget. We also have fresh picked apples, grapes, honey, maple syrup, plums, raspberries. (UPDATED: September 05, 2016, JBS) (ADDED: June 10, 2014, JBS)
  • Verger de la Nation Sud (South Nation Orchard) - UPDATE: July 17, 2017: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed apples, U-pick and already picked
    1051 County Road 26, Plantagenet, ON K0B1L0.  Open: Closed. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Our season runs from late August until early October. Payment: Cash, only. We are a family owned business located on the banks of the South Nation River in Plantagenet, Ontario. Our orchard has 600 trees, and the varieties include Paula Red, Lobo, Spartan, McIntosh, Empire, HoneyCrisp and Cortland. The farm is being sold. . Should the new owner (once the property is sold) choose to farm, they may do so under a different name.  

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


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