It’s strawberry season in the Pacific Northwest! Travel to these you-pick farms in and around Portland to fill your basket with fresh strawberries.
We’re lucky enough to live close to some incredible you-pick farms in and around Portland. One of the first crops to kick off the harvest season are varieties of fresh, sweet strawberries.
If you’re looking for a fun activity with friends or family, head to one of these you-pick strawberry farms.
The season typically takes place in June. Below you’ll find the opening dates for each farm.
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 supply new containers and do not allow 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.
Pick Strawberries at these Portland You-Pick Farms
Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch & Winery
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 14. Varieties include Totems, Pudget Summer, Hoods and Tillamooks. The cost is $5 per pound. One requirement at this farm is pre-paying $5 per person to enter the fields. This fee is credited to your first pound of fruit.
Hours for you-pick are Wednesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bella Organic is located at 16205 NW Gillihan Rd. in Portland.
Columbia Farms U-Pick
This seasonal 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 June 7. Varieties include Hoods, Sweet Sunrise and Mary’s Peak. The cost per pint is $2.50.
Hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Starting June 14, the farm will offer twilight picking every Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Columbia Farms is located at 21024 NW Gillihan Rd. in Portland.
The Beaverton farm is open seasonally and has been in operation for more than 35 years. It began as a potato growing and packing operation, and has grown into a third generation farm with berries, grass seed and cereal grains.
The farm is open for you-pick strawberries starting June 6. Varieties include Hood, Puget Crimson, Mary’s Peak, Tillamook and Albion. The you-pick price is $2.50 per pound.
You-pick hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Hoffman Farms is located at 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Road in Beaverton.
This farm is open year round with a farm market, bakery and many special events.
Lee Farms is open for you-pick strawberries June 7. Varieties include Shuksan, Sweet Sunrise and Mary’s Peak. Strawberries are sold by the box, starting at $5 per pound.
The strawberry field is currently open Wednesday June 7 to June 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lee Farms is located at 21975 SW 65th Ave. in Tualatin.
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 has updated its opening for you-pick strawberries to June 8. Varieties include Hoods, Shuksan, Puget Crimson and Mary’s Peak. The price is $3 per pound.
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.
The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island
The Sauvie Island farm features the produce market, patio cafe, coffee stand, gift shop and a 1929 big red animal barn.
The Pumpkin Patch is opening for you-pick strawberries June 9. Varieties typically include Hoods, Mary’s Peak and Puget Crimson. The price for 2023 is $6 per quart.
The farm is open for you-pick Sunday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
The Pumpkin Patch is located at 16511 NW Gillihan Rd. in Portland.
The Cornelius farm is operated by Greg Unger, a fourth generation farmer born and raised on the Unger Farms property. The farm’s goal is to provide the highest quality produce for our community with sustainable farming practices and operations.
Unger Farms is not open for you-pick, but is selling limited amounts of Hoods, Sweet Sunrise, and Albion varieties at the farm store.
The farm is open Wednesday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Unger Farms is located at 6540 SW Iowa Hill Rd. in Cornelius.
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