There is nothing better than a ripe, juicy strawberry. If you want to sample some, fresh off the farms, get thyself to a strawberry festival or go pick your own at one of Suffolk County’s many great family-owned farms. June 11, 2011 – Strawberry Festival and Farmer’s Market, Craft Fair and Flea Market
This huge street fair benefits the Yaphank Presbysterian Church and will be going rain or shine. All types of vendors and food, fresh fruits and veggies, pies and cheesecakes will be sold. There will also be crafts and a flea market, as well as fun for the kids. Main Street will be closed for this and there will be public parking and street parking. From 10:00am Til 6:00pm. Free admission.
57th Annual Mattituck Lions Strawberry Festival
Perfect for families, enjoy this annual Strawberry Festival by munching on fresh strawberry treats, enjoy rides, shop for arts and crafts or chill out to live music. Free admission Thursday night, $2 admission for all on Friday, Saturday and Sunday admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children.
Pick Your Own Strawberries (PYO) and Farm Stands
RD2 Box 166, Middle Road, Riverhead, NY 11901. Phone: 631-727-1129. Please no calls after 10 pm EST or before 8 am (this is both a home and business line)
Condzella’s Farm Stand
Open: 10 am to 5 pm daily, beginning May 30.
6233 North Country Road, Wading River, NY. Phone: 631-929-5058
Golden Earthworm Organic Farm
Open: Wednesday from 11 am to 6 pm, Friday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm from June to October. They just opened three farmer’s markets in Islip, Huntington, and Port Washington (opening this weekend).
652 Peconic Bay Blvd, Jamesport, NY 11947.
Lenny Bruno Farms
740 Wading River Road, Manorville, NY 11949
Open: 8a.m to 6p.m for the farm stand. Open 7 days a week. Payment: Cash, only. There is no pick your own right now – call before you go to see if they are open.
830 Sound Avenue, Wading River, NY
Patty’s Berries and Bunches
Minimal chemicals and pesticides used.
410 Sound Avenue, Mattituck, 11951, Mattituck, NY 11952.
633 Victory Road, Brookhaven, NY 11719. Phone: 631-286-2226. Alternate Phone: 631-286-7876.
Hank’s Farm Stand
Open: 7days a week 9:30-6:00. Payment: Cash only.
Country Rd. 39, Southampton, NY. Phone: 631-726-4667.
6361 Route 25A, Wading River, NY 11792. Phone: 631-929-6654.
Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farm
Open: 9 am to 5:30 p.m. Thur.-Tue. early June-Oct. 31.
143 Sound Avenue, Calverton, NY 11933. Phone: 631-727-1786.
Wickham’s Fruit Farm
Open 9am – 4pm Monday to Saturday, closed on Sundays.
28700 Route 25 in Cutchogue
Thank you to Pickyourown.org for farm listings