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5 Great Places To Go Strawberry Picking Around Miami

Mª del Rosario Castro Díaz Mª del Rosario Castro Díaz

Strawberry picking miami
It’s almost winter which means strawberry season is around the corner! And while heading straight for the beach on a hot, sunny day might be your first choice for winter in Miami, but why not pick your very own strawberries? A different kind of winter activity, picking your own berries in one of the many charming farms surrounding the Magic City can be a totally unusual yet fun way of spending winter in the city. That’s why we’ve gathered up some of the best u-pick strawberry farms around Miami so you can take your pick of the lot and enjoy some very tasty treats!

1. Knauss Berry Farm, Homestead

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Where: 15980 SW 248th St., Homestead, FL 33031.

Famous for its strawberry milkshakes and ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls, Knaus Berry Farm is a total Miami staple. This family-owned farm in Homestead grows its own strawberries for its delicious milkshakes and you can also pick your own to take home for just $3.50 per pound. Be advised though, this farm is cash only!

2. The Berry Farms, Redland

When: Mon-Thurs, 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sun, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: 13720 SW 216th St, Miami, FL 33170.

Founded back in 1965, Charles Raymond Burr, known in the Redlands for some time as “The Strawberry King,” the Berry Farms is known for its fresh, radiant red berries. Here you don’t have to worry about crouching down to pick your berries, the farm has implemented a vertical growing system so you can comfortably pick the strawberries while standing up. Oh, and don’t forget to try their hearty strawberry treats including thick milkshakes, velvety ice cream and rich, decadents desserts like strawberry shortcake and chocolate-dripped strawberries. Yum!

3. Strawberry Fields of Kendall, Kendall

When: Mon-Sun, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Where: 16051 SW 117th Ave, Miami, FL 33177.

This farm grows its strawberries each year specifically for visitors to pick their own and has four different locations including ones in Kendall, West Kendall, Country Walk and one just off the turnpike. As a plus, visitors also get to take home their own pick of bell peppers, sweet potatoes, corn and more!

4. Phil’s Berry Farms, Homestead

When: Sat-Sun, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: 13955 SW 248th St, Homestead, FL 33032.

Phil’s has only been around since 2016, but has already become quite popular in the area for its delicious strawberries and decadent treats including fresh fruit shakes, strawberry bread, key lime honey and their infamous monkey bread!

5. Martha’s U-Pick, Redland

When: Mon-Sun,  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where:  15701 SW 177th Ave, Miami, FL 33187

Located on the main drags of Homestead this full market and you-pick farm makes for the perfect pit stop into Homestead for some fresh berries and produce!

Featured image: Farsai Chaikulngamdee on Unsplash  
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