It’s strawberry season in the Pacific Northwest! Travel to these Portland you-pick farms to fill your basket with fresh strawberries.
We’re lucky enough to live close to some incredible you-pick farms in Portland. One of the first crops to kick off the harvest season are varieties of fresh, sweet strawberries.
The season typically runs from late May through June. Below you’ll find the opening dates for each farm. If you’re looking for a fun activity with friends or the family, head to one of these you-pick strawberry farms.
Tips for picking
- Before you visit, check the farm’s website and social media page(s) for up-to-date information on how the strawberry crop is growing. Sometimes the strawberry season closes early.
- Save money by packing your own basket or box for picking. Note: To avoid cross-contamination, some farms are supplying brand new containers and not allowing customers to bring their own.
- You are going to a farm so be prepared with the right clothes for the job.
- Go early to beat the crowd.
Portland You-Pick Strawberry Farms
Bella Organic & Portland Pumpkin Farm
Bella Organic is a 100-acre certified organic farm and winery on Sauvie Island that is open year round.
The farm is open for you-pick strawberries starting June 4. Varieties include Totems, Pudget Summer, Hoods and Tillamooks. The cost is $3.50 per pound. One requirement at this farm is pre-paying $4 per person to enter the fields. This fee applies to your first pound of fruit.
Hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bella Organic is located at 16205 NW Gillihan Rd. in Portland. Visit bellaorganic.com | 503-621-9545
Columbia Farms U-Pick
This Sauvie Island farm prides itself on creating a quiet, quaint, working-farm experience. You can’t miss the big white barn with a green roof.
The farm is open for you-pick strawberries starting May 27. Varieties include Hoods, Sweet Sunrise, Mary’s Peak The cost is $2.25 per pint for you-pick and $3.25 per pint for pre-picked.
Hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Columbia Farms is located at 21024 NW Gillihan Rd. in Portland. Visit www.columbiafarmsu-pick.com | 503-621-3909
This farm is open year round with a farm market, bakery and many special events.
Lee Farms opens for you-pick strawberries on May 26. Varieties include Hoods, Stella, Chandler & Charm, Sweet Sunrise, Mary’s Peak and Shuksan. This price is $5 per pint. You must purchase a $5 pint box before heading out to the field. You can book your spot online or at the farm.
The strawberry field is currently open on select days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lee Farms is located at 21975 SW 65th Ave. in Tualatin. Visit www.leefarmsoregon.com | 503-638-1869
Sauvie Island Farm
This 3rd generation farm invites you to keep traditions alive by picking your produce fresh from the field. The farm is open June through August for the summer harvest and then again after Thanksgiving for Christmas trees.
Sauvie Island Farm is opening for you-pick strawberries on June 2. Varieties include Hoods and Shuksan. The farm is open Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sauvie Island Farm is located at 19818 NW Sauvie Island Rd. in Portland. Visit www.sauvieislandfarms.com | 503-621-3988
The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island
The Sauvie Island farm is open May 28 through October. The property features the Produce Market, Patio Cafe, Pumpkin Perk Coffee, Pumpkin Cottage Gift Shop, 1929 Big Red Animal Barn, and corn maze and other harvest activities in the fall.
The Pumpkin Patch is opening on May 28 for you-pick strawberries. Varieties include Hoods, Mary’s Peak and Puget Crimson. The price is $2.50 per pound.
The farm is open Sunday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Pumpkin Patch is located at 16511 NW Gillihan Rd. in Portland. Visit www.thepumpkinpatch.com | 503-621-3874
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