Certified Organic U-pick Strawberries

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::WE ARE CLOSED FOR STRAWBERRY PICKING UNTIL 2020. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT FOR OUR FIRST SEASON! A GREAT FIRST YEAR!::

How do I find out when you’re open?

  • Bookmark this webpage - we’ll keep it up to date with picking dates & hours

  • Join our U-Pick strawberries facebook group for updates & picking times

  • Call us at 613.539.5569 & listen to our voicemail for picking times

What’s it like to pick at an organic strawberry field?

Our farm is certified organic. That means you’ll find bugs and weeds. It won’t be as tidy as what you might be used to.
But you can rest assured that anything you eat from our farm is free of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and chemical fertilizers.

Can I bring my dog? (no) What about my kids? (yes)

Although we love them, please leave your dogs at home. Kids are welcome to come along. When they get tired of picking, they can hang out at our sandpile until you’re done, but be warned that grown ups usually have a hard time getting their little ones to leave…

How much does it cost?

$4.50/Litre U-pick
$8.50/Litre Pre-picked (as available)
$6.50/Litre Bulk pre-picked (for orders of 8L or more, please use the order form below.




How do I pay?

We accept cash or credit card.

What kind of picking containers should I bring?

Glad you asked. You can bring any container that lists the volume in litres, quarts, or pints. We will also have 4-litre picking baskets available for $1.50 each. Our baskets are re-useable and/or compostable.

Where are you located?

Our farm is at 3711 Hwy 38, Harrowsmith ON, about 10 minutes north of the 401.
We are only open during U-pick times. Please do not visit the farm if we are closed. See question #1 to find out our hours as they change weekly.

Do you have a washroom?

Sorry, we do not have washroom facilities on site. Please take this to account when planning your trip to our farm!


Went to Fat Chance this morning and picked 8 lovely litres of fresh, certified organic strawberries! Our little one filled his guts with these delicious treats, wonderfully warm from ripening up perfectly in the sun (us grown ups had to be sure to enjoy a few as well). When he’d grown bored of waiting for us to finish picking, there was a great little spot for him to hang out and play.

It was an absolutely sublime experience today. Thanks for everything Fat Chance Farmstead!