Update: Here's information for this year (2011).
The warm spring has resulted in an early strawberry season this year. In fact, we are at the peak of the season, according to the New York State Berry Growers Association.
Here are a handful of places in the greater Capital Region that you can pick your own strawberries. Know of a good place not on this list? Please share!
Important: you should call ahead the day you're heading out to get the conditions
The Berry Patch
15589 NY 22, Stephentown, NY (map)
Pick your own is Thursday-Sunday 9-3
PYO strawberries just started June 10. "You can save a little by bringing your own containers."
If you pick less than 10 pounds, strawberries are $3/pound -- they get cheaper as pick you more.
Hand Melon Farm
533 Wilbur Avenue, Greenwich, NY -- between Schuylerville and Greenwich (map)
Monday-Friday 8-6, Saturday and Sunday 8-5
pick your own strawberries are $2/pound
Via @BenitaZahn: "and if you don't want to pick cruise rt 50 in glenville/scotia. the stands are brimming with the berries"
photo: Flickr user kthread
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