Pick Your Own Strawberries
PYO Strawberries are Winding Down!
Strawberry Picking Update- June 22nd
Our 2022 season has flown by! Thank you for choosing Verrill Farm for you PYO Strawberry experience. The season is winding down, however we hope to have a few more days of PYO in the coming week!
The PYO strawberry season has begun! Please reserve your picking tickets online to guarantee admission! Tickets will be released on a daily schedule. Call our strawberry hotline for updated information, 978-254-0439.
2022 Pick Your Own Strawberry Information
Pick your own strawberries will be open daily at 8AM while in season. Picking conditions can change based on the weather and picking activity. Please purchase tickets online before visiting.
Strawberry Picking Pricing:
All strawberry pickers over the age of 5 will be required to purchase a $9 field pass to enter the strawberry field.
- Each field pass entitles the holder a single quart container (about 1.75 lbs) of pick your own strawberries as well as entrance to the field. After purchasing your field pass, additional individual pick your own quarts will be priced at $8 per quart.
- To guarantee admission into the fields on a given day, you must purchase passes online! Walk in sales will be permitted only if the field capacity and crop conditions allow.
Online passes for the following day will be released 24-48 hours in advance, once we have a chance to check the field conditions for the next day.
Verrill Farm pre-picked berries will be sold at the farm stand when available.
The pick your own strawberry fields are open daily beginning at 8AM. Picking conditions can change based on the weather and picking activity. Please check our website or call for picking conditions before visiting.
The number of available field passes varies daily depending on conditions. All sales are non- refundable unless Verrill Farm makes the decision to close the strawberry fields early. In that case, unredeemed passes for that day will be refunded.
Things to know before Arriving:
- Masks are not required for strawberry picking this year.
- Handwashing stations will be available to all pickers prior to entering the strawberry field.
- Containers will be provided to you at check in. Outside containers will not be permitted.
- Check in/Check out will take place outdoors at our open-air strawberry wagon.
Due to food safety regulations, we kindly ask that all pets are left at home.
Strawberry Picking Frequently Asked Questions:
In short, yes. We will only sell field passes in person if they have not sold out online for that day. This allows us to cap the number of pickers based on crop availability.
Yes, we have limits on how many people we allow in the strawberry fields at one time. Your field pass cannot be redeemed on any day/time other than what it was purchased for. Field passes are time specific and we ask that you arrive within 30 minutes of your ticketed time.
Yes, anyone over the age of 5 years old must purchase a field pass to enter the strawberry fields.
Yes, supervised children that are under 5 are welcome to join an adult in the pick your own fields at no charge.
Yes! You are welcome to purchase additional containers when you arrive at the farm. Additional quarts are priced at $8 each. Field passes are used to to limit the total number of berry pickers, not the amount that you can pick.
Unfortunately, we do not allow any outside containers.
We love pets! However due to food safety regulations, we cannot allow pets anywhere on the farm (exceptions for certified service animals).
We offer our own pre-picked strawberries inside the farmstand as the supply allows!
While we do use many organic methods when growing all of our crops, none of them are certified organic. The farm is certified under MA’s Commonwealth Quality Program and follow the guidelines for soil protection, compost and manure applications, irrigation water quality, and sanitation standards. Safety is always the top priority on the farm and we take pride in using proven farming methods to grow some of the best tasting and safest fruit and produce around!
Yes! Our annual strawberry festival will take place on Saturday, June 25th. Please purchase tickets online in advance.
Strawberry picking season in New England is often one of the most popular times to visit the farm. Each spring, thousands of visitors from the Greater Boston area come to our Concord fields to enjoy pick your own strawberries. Grown on over five acres of beds, Verrill Farm offers a fantastic pick your own strawberry experience to our visitors. Strawberry picking season at the farm usually kicks off during our annual Strawberry Festival which celebrates the beginning of summer and the harvest of one of our favorite fruits! If you are short on time, Verrill Farm strawberries are also sold in the farm stand while in season.
After your finish picking your fresh strawberries, be sure to stop by the farm bakery and try one of our famous homemade strawberry rhubarb pies and some homemade biscuits for your strawberry shortcake!