Strawberry Picking near Green Bay Wisconsin is a much-anticipated activity for many families all across Northeast Wisconsin. I’m sure we all can’t wait to taste those sweet juicy strawberries while strawberry picking near Green Bay Wisconsin. The strawberries have just started to show some buds, soon there will be more and then fields will be covered with blossoms. Our Strawberry Picking and Pea Picking Adventure should begin approximately mid to 3rd week in June. Just a friendly reminder, our strawberry picking season only last 2 to 3 weeks once we begin picking. Plan now, as it is easy to miss the season, as it goes by so fast. It won’t be long and we will all be enjoying some fresh juicy sweet strawberries, yummy! We offer both pre picked and pick your own strawberries during the picking season. Strawberries are sold by the pound for your pick and by the quart for we pick strawberries. If you plan on picking yourself, once in the fields, a friendly field guide will greet you and get you all set up to start you’re picking and you can begin filling your flat with red juicy strawberries. The Strawberry Farm is located a short distance from the Fox Valley, only 20 minutes to Pick Your Own Strawberries Green Bay WI, 25 minutes from Strawberry Picking Appleton area, and a very short drive from Hortonville, Clintonville, Neenah, and Northeast Wisconsin communities. Stay tuned for updates and keep in mind our season only last about 15 to 20 days once it begins. Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/porterspatch/
Our Pea Patch consists of the edible pods called sugar and snaps peas and the traditional (shucking kind) called knight peas. We offer both Pick Your Own and pre-picked, both are sold by the pound.
Fresh tender yummy Asparagus will soon be available at the Farm Store. We always recommend a call to place an order before your trip to the farm. Asparagus is sold by the pound at $4.50. Our very own Fresh cut locally grown lettuce available at $2.00 per bag.
If you enjoy hearing what we did at the Farm this spring, here is the list
- Planted 13,200 strawberry plant
- Planted lettuce in the hoop house
- Planted cucumbers in hoop house
- Planted tomatoes in hoop house
- Planted beans in hoop house
- Planted grass for parking areas
- Planted 1-acre peas
- Planted rye cover crop
- Still to plant
- some cover crops of crimson clover, hairy vetch, and oats
- 2 acre of Sweet Corn
- Colored corn
- Gladiolus bulbs
- our 10 acre Corn Maze
- 5 acres of Pumpkins (all sizes and shapes), Squash (Burgess buttercup, butternut, spaghetti, Hubbard, festival, acorn) and Gourds
A tentative calendar of upcoming events at the Farm:
Spring 2017 (TBD)……Open House to learn about our farming practices and meet your farmer.
June 2017……Asparagus, Lettuce, Sweet Juicy Strawberries, and Fresh Picked Peas
July 2017……. Raspberries, Blueberries, Peas, Beans, Cucumbers, Tomatoes
August 2017……Raspberries, Blueberries, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Gladiolas, and Sweet Corn
September – October 2017…..Our FARMTOBERFEST Celebration…..our Fall Family Farm Fun Adventure
As Always, Have a Berry Good Day!
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