Question: How much does it cost to pick your own fruit?

How much does it cost to pick your own berries?

Cost: Entry fee is set at $8.50 per adult and the first kilo of strawberries is FREE. All subsequent kilos are charged at $8.50 per kilo. There is no entry fee for children under 12 when accompanied by a parent. You will be supplied with a bucket, but its a good idea to bring a hat and sunblock.

How much does it cost to pick your own apples?

Farmers typically charge $1.25 to $2 a pound for apples sold through their u-pick operation, compared with roughly 60 cents a pound on the wholesale market. Like many outfits, the Wilkens farm requires a minimum u-pick purchase—in this case a peck of apples for $20. Otherwise, says Mr.

How long does it take to do strawberry picking?

There is an art to picking the strawberries and knowing which ones are good to eat while picking and which are better to take home. It usually takes us about an hour to pick 4kgs, plus eat probably another kilo.

What season is for strawberries?

Because of advancements in plant breeding and growing techniques, the traditional window for fresh strawberries has expanded from June/July to May – October.

How can you tell a good strawberry?

Strawberry SelectionChoose berries that have a bright red color, a natural shine and fresh looking green caps.Strawberries should always be refrigerated and kept dry until just before serving.With green stems still intact, rinse berries under cool water.After rinsing, gently blot dry.

Whats a good price for strawberries?

19/lb. Strawberries – There is HUGE fluctuation in the price of strawberries from season to season. In winter, you can pay as much as $5/lb., but in late spring/early summer, you can typically get them for $1/lb.

Are apples cheaper at the orchard?

The price is perfect. A peck of apples is about 10 to 12 pounds, so at my U-pick farm the price of apples was about a dollar or a little less per pound—cheaper than both local and chain grocery stores.

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