The best places to go berry picking in the Lower Mainland

Jun 24 2019, 11:19 pm

It’s berry-picking season so channel your inner farmer and get ready to stock up on berries.

There are almost too many berry farms in the Lower Mainland to check out, so we’ve rounded up some of the best ones for you here.

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Spend a few days this summer picking juicy strawberries, plump blueberries, and anything else you can get your hands on.

It’s the perfect opportunity to freeze up fruit for the year, can fresh jam, or make a fruit pie. The possibilities are endless when you’re lucky enough to live in the berry capital of Canada.

Enjoy some of the sweetest berries you can find around from the farms below:

Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery

 

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After a day of picking strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, or blueberries in Krause Berry Farms’ fields, kick back in their Estate Winery and enjoy a glass of their berry wine. Other berry filled treats like pies, smoothies, and fluffy waffles that come piled high with the berry of the day and whip cream can be found at their marketplace.

Address: 6179 248 Street, Langley
Phone: 604-856-5757

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Maan Farms

 

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Sprawled across 80 acres of land in Abbotsford is Maan Farms’ strawberry, raspberry and blueberry fields which open for u-pickers during berry season. Alongside the u-pick berry fields, you will find their Estate Winery and Family Fun zone that features an epic jumping pillow – adults are welcome too – and cute little baby goats in the petting zoo area.

Address: 790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford
Phone: 604-864-5723

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Emma Lea Farms

 

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Just off of Ladner on Westham Island is the picturesque berry farm, Emma Lea Farms. Their fields are brimming with berries that can be picked and enjoyed either on the farm or later at home. After a day in the sun, cool off with a berry sundae from Emma Lea’s Ice Cream Shoppe.

Address: 2727 Westham Island Road, Delta
Phone: 604-946-8216

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Driediger Farms Market

 

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There are over 160 acres of strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries at Driediger Farms, all of which can be u-picked. Pails can be purchased for $1.50 for u-pick, but you are always welcome to bring your own from home. Not open for u-pick, but also grown on the farm and available for purchase are cherries and red currants.

Address: 23823 72 Avenue, Langley
Phone: 604-888-1665

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Surrey Farms

 

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Surrey Farms are experts when it comes to strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries, so you can expect only the best when you head into their fields for u-pick. Be sure to check their website or call ahead to find out which of their two locations is currently open for u-pick.

Address: 5180 152 Street, Surrey
Phone: 604-574-1390

Address: 4981 King George Boulevard, Surrey

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W & A Farms

 

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At W & A Farms you will only find one type of berry. Their 30 acres of ruby red strawberries are bursting with flavour. Their juicy strawberries are available for a short period of time each year, so once they run out, that is it for the season!

Address: 17771 Westminster Highway, Richmond
Phone: 604-278-5667

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Didar Berry Farm

 

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When it comes to blueberries, Didar Berry Farm are experts at it. Blueberry fanatics can stock up for the year during u-pick hours which you can find on Didar Berry Farm’s Facebook page.

Address: 5580 104 Street, Delta
Phone: 778-888-4399

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With files from Samantha Peng.