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2021 Tampa Bay Area: Organic & U-Pick Strawberry Farms, Markets and Events

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2021 U-Pick Strawberry Season

Many families look forward to Florida’s U-Pick Strawberry season. In the Tampa Bay area you will find many U-Pick Strawberry Farms where your family can pick conventional and organic strawberries. Children and adults of all all ages love this special time.

Whether you decide to make strawberry jam, strawberry shortcake, strawberry smoothie or any other strawberry concoction, your family will surely be pleased.

Below you will find a list of farms that offer U-Pick Strawberries. Some farms offer a huge field where you can pick the strawberries, hydroponically grown u-pick areas or it is simply a market that sells strawberries, products or strawberry desserts.

Strawberry U-Pick Tips:

  • ALWAYS call ahead OR check the farm’s Facebook page for updates.
  • Weather and how many strawberries have been picked will affect the hours or availability of U-Pick.
  • Bring your own basket or bags. Avoid deep containers as the strawberries tend to bruise easily.
  • It’s Florida so dress accordingly. Closed toes shoes are recommended.
  • Bring cash or check to see if they accept credit cards. Not all farms accept card payments.
  • Have fun and make something yummy with those amazing strawberries!

 

NOTE: We will update this post as more U-Pick locations open for strawberry season. Make sure to check back with us. Follow us on Facebook to stay updated.

 


Before you experience U-pick strawberries, make sure to get some famous strawberry shakes and shortcakes.

 

Parksdale Strawberry Market
3702 W Baker St
Plant City, FL 33563
(813) 754-2704

 

 

 

 

Organic Strawberry U-Pick Farms

 

1. Strawberry Passion Farms

11780 Tom Folsom Rd
Thonotosassa Fl 33592
(813) 735-6706

100% Certified Organic Strawberries

Bring your own containers.

U-pick strawberries schedule: 2021 U-Pick will be open on March 20th & March 21st from 9 am – 4 pm. Please be sure to bring your own containers.

U-Pick Strawberries will be $2.50 per pound. Still the same low price as last year, for our Certified Organic Strawberries

Please keep an eye on their Facebook page for further details as to dates and time.”

Open now on select dates. Please check their Facebook pages for the current schedule 

Photo credit: Strawberry Passion Farms Facebook Page

 

 

 

2. Strawberry U-Pick at Keel Farms

5202 Thonotosassa Plant City, FL

(813) 752-9100
As of March  19th and 29th they will not have U-Pick. They will update the public when more strawberries come in. We have sweet + juicy organically-grown strawberries available for you to pick and enjoy!
Bring your family and friends, but please be sure to keep a six-foot distance from other groups to keep everyone safe.
Our berries are $5/pound and we will provide you with a clean, sanitized bucket for picking or you can bring your own. We do suggest bringing a container to take them home in. Kids PICK FREE on Wednesday & Thursday!

 


Strawberry U-Pick Farms

1. JG Ranch
17200 Wiscon Rd
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 799-0556

2021 U-Pick Strawberry Schedule: Officially open now for 2021 Strawberry picking season until April. Open Thursday-Sunday from 9am-4pm.

Price: $3.75 per pound U-pick. Price may vary. Please call ahead.

They have buckets that you can use for picking and bags for carrying them home. Please call ahead for berry availability at their Facebook Page. 

Payment: Now accepting Credit Cards along with Cash

 

 

2. Hunsader Farms
5500 Co Rd 675
Bradenton, FL 34211

U-pick Hotline: 941-331-1212

U-Pick Strawberry Schedule:  U-Pick Strawberry is officially open for 2021 season. U-pick is open Mon-Sat 8am-4pm and Sundays 10am-3pm

They also have u-pick tomatoes for $5 a half bushel!

Cost: 🍓 $2.50 per pound. (Price is subject to change)They accept cash, checks, debit, and credit.

🐐Make sure to check out the petting zoo, where you’ll find over 30 species of animals. $5+tax a person.

Produce: They sell a variety of produce. Visit their produce market on Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm, and Sunday 10am-3pm

Please check weather in their area and call before heading out. They may close due to bad weather. Visit Hunsader’s farm social media page for updates on strawberry conditions. 

 

3. Spivey Farms
6101 South County Road 39 South
Plant City, FL 33567
(813) 650-8999

 

Cost: 2 quarts for $1.00 (cash only)
2021 U-pick strawberries schedule: They will not be open this weekend (3/20 – 3/21) for u-pick strawberries. They will update if they decide to open at a future date. The u-pick will be from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (last car enters 30 minutes prior to closing). For now, it is only a 1-day event. We will update if more days are added in the future.

See updates each week with dates/hours of operation on Facebook.

 

Announcing U-pics, starting Friday 3/12 – 8am-6pm. 2 quarts for a $1…looking forward to seeing you!!!
3906 McIntosh Road
Dover, FL
(813) 763-3242
Call ahead of visit their Facebook page for strawberry updates. 

 

 

 

5. Upiktopia
19125 Phillips Rd.
Masaryktown FL 34604
(352) 308-0110

Upiktopia Facebook Page

 

 

Cost:Strawberries- $3.50/LB
Payment: Credit/Debit cards are accepted.

U-Pick Strawberry Schedule: Officially open NOW for 2021 Strawberry picking season. Loads of strawberries and other fresh local produce at Upicktopia. Due to COVID-19, please visit their Facebook page for berry availability and updated times.

Hours: Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. (3/19/21 – 3/21/2021.)  Times may vary during this time.

They also sell a variety of produce. Feel free to shop their produce section once you’re done picking strawberries.

Visit their Facebook page for berry availability and weather conditions. 

 

 

6. Starkey Blueberry Farm 

10730 Lake Blanche Dr

New Port Richey, FL 34655
(727) 372-6440

***Our strawberry U-Pick is CLOSED Saturday, March 20th.***
They will be OPEN for Strawberry U-Pick, March 21st, from 9 am to 5 pm. 😊🍓🌿
**Located at 10730 Lake Blanche Dr, New Port Richey, FL 34655**
See their Facebook page for updates.

 

 


NON U-PICK Strawberries

1. Goodson Farms
12405 County Road 672
Wimauma, FL 33598
(813) 634-7790

Do not offer u-pick, however, they do sell strawberries. from 10am-6pm daily.

Goodson Farms Produce Market runs annually from December to April serving their own strawberry based desserts, sandwiches, bbq, sausages and hotdogs, among other things. Goodson Farms winter crops are also available to the public during this time.

 

2. Favorite Farms

10070 McIntosh Road
Dover, FL 33527
(813) 986-3949

NOT OPEN FOR U-PICK. Only open for pre-picked flats for $12. 

Visit Favorite Farms Facebook page for updates.

 

 

2021 Updates Coming Soon!

 

1. 5K Farms
5732 E State Road 60, Plant City, FL
(813) 393-8359

100% Certified Organic Strawberries

2021 U-Pick Strawberry Schedule: 2021 season is not open yet.

When they are open for U-Pick season it is usually open from Friday-Sunday. from 8am-4:30pm. Visit their Facebook page for updates and current times due to COVID-19.

Bring your family, bring your baskets, and have some fun!

Price: CASH ONLY: $2 per pound of organic strawberries
$1 for 1 or $4 for 5 strawberry onions (onions planted around the perimeter of a strawberry field which makes them sweet)

Cardboard boxes are available for picking.

Updates: Visit their Facebook page for updates and current times due to COVID-19.

 

2. Honeyside Farms
Sarasota, Florida
(941) 405-0015

 

100% Certified Organic Strawberries

2021 U-Pick Strawberries Schedule: 2021 Updates coming soon!

Visit their Facebook page or call for updates. They are usually only only open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 1pm.

Schedule: Click on their Facebook for updates and today’s schedule.

Prices vary a bit per week. It ranges from 2.99/lb to 3.99lb.

Payment: Cash Only

 

 

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