We opened for the strawberry picking season on Saturday May 16, 2020. We will be picking berries twice a week. Thank you all that came this year to pick cherries. We opened May 5, 2020 for the 2020 cherry picking season and closed on May 10, 2020. Such a short season this year. May be mother nature will be kind to us next year and we can have a longer season.
available now: Strawberries
Thursday May 28 closed Friday May 29 closed Saturday May 30 closed Sunday May 31 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon Monday June 1 closed For now, we will be opening once a week. Check this website before you come out to the orchard, because mother nature is in charge and the fruit availability may change.
2020 Strawberry Prices
Upick $2.99/lb Prepicked $3.50/lb (sealed 2.86 lb bags for $10) Cash only. minimum purchase $5.00 per person Please note prices may vary weekly depending on market conditions.
Strawberry Picking directions
Because the strawberries are lying on the ground, please do not eat any strawberries before washing them. There is a hose bib in the middle of the strawberry row. Wash the strawberry prior to taste test.
2020 blackberry prices
Upick $7.49/lb Prepicked $8.49/lb (sealed 1.20 lb bags for $10)
Blackberry picking directions.
The ripe blackberries have dull black appearance, soft to the touch and easily detach from the vine. On the other hand, berries with a shiny look, firm, or hard to detach are not quite ripe and may taste sour. Taste test a berry for your preference.
We are following all of the Santa Clara county guidelines. Here is a link to their page. https://www.sccgov.org/sites/deh/Documents/Executive-Summary-New-Order-04-29-2020.pdf. While you are at gilroyUpick, wear a mask, use gloves, maintain a minimum covid-19 distance, wash your hands prior to arriving, and follow all of the Santa Clara county Covid-19 guidelines. While you are at gilroyUpick, you are responsible for following all of the Santa Clara County covid-19 guidelines.
Because of the Covid-19, we do not have any bathroom that you may use.
To minimize the spread of covid-19, we will have 2 lb bags of strawberries sealed and ready for you to pickup. We will have samples that are randomly selected strawberries for you to taste test. If you wish, you may stay in your car and the strawberries will be delivered to you.
Bring your own buckets. Grab one of the brown bags in check in area. Pick your strawberries in the brown bag. Just in case you forget your own bucket, we will have buckets lined with a brown bag in the check in area.