Charity Strawberry U-Pick Event at Plant City’s Wish Farms April 6 & 7, 2013
Plant City is Florida’s sweet spot. It’s the Winter Strawberry Capitol of the World for the abundant strawberry farms and one of those is hosting a charity strawberry u-pick Saturday & Sunday, April 6 & 7 2013. opens in a new windowWish Farms located in Duette (about a 30-minute drive south of Plant City) will open a ready-to-pick strawberry field just for this event.
For my Sarasota friends, it’s about a 50-minute drive.
I have not been to Wish Farms (yet) and this is an amazing opportunity to get out and enjoy the largest contiguous strawberry farm East of the Mississippi. I love farm-fresh foods, such as when I went opens in a new windowblueberry picking in Fort Ogden, Fla., several years ago, picked fresh veggies at opens in a new windowHydro-Taste U-Pick Farm in Myakka City, Fla., and learned about opens in a new windowclam farming in my own backyard of Placida, Fla.
Deets about the Charity Strawberry U-Pick Event
Dates: Saturday, April 6th & Sunday, April 7th
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: $5 per box (Wish Farms box and cups will be provided)
Location: G&D Farms/Wish Farms: 37381 State Road 62, Duette, FL 34219
About the Charity
Proceeds will be donated to opens in a new windowRedlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) which provides quality childcare and early education for children of migrant farm workers and rural, low-income families throughout Florida.
Nuts & Bolts About Wish Farms’ Charity Strawberry U-Pick Event
The u-pick will NOT include organic strawberries.
This is a new farm location than previous years.
Cell phone reception in this area is limited please plan accordingly.
There is a Wish Farms sign located at the farm entrance on State Road 62. We will have additional signs directing traffic further back on the farm to the designated u-pick fields.