This website was updated on Monday, July 6 2020
We will open for sweet cherry picking on July 8. Please continue reading to ensure you have all the necessary information before heading to our farm this year!
We have two significant factors in effect this year: COVID 19 and the weather. Three frosty morning in May were devastating to our crops; shortly after, a violent hail storm pummelled our trees for 15 minutes. As a result, we have no yellow or red plums, no apricots, and only a ~30% crop of peaches and cherries. Some trees are completely empty, some are half full. There will be days, half days and even weekends when we will be closed because there is no ripe fruit to pick.
At this time, we cannot recommend a particular day that is 'safe' to plan a trip to our farm. We understand that many of our guests make plans, in advance, to visit our farm with friends and family. This year, fruit picking will be available on a first come, first served, basis. We will not have enough fruit this year for the number of people who normally visit our farm; due to the expected high volumes of visitors, picking conditions will change very quickly. PLEASE check our voicemail before heading to our farm - 905-562-5481
Hours of operation:
Monday-Friday: 8am to 7pm
Saturday: 7am to 7pm
Sunday: 7am to 6pm
Please note: these are our regular hours of operation, but remember that this year we may not be open every day, all day. PLEASE check our voicemail before heading to our farm - 905-562-5481
Pricing: (we accept debit or cash - this year, debit is preferred)
In an attempt to minimize transactions and contact, we will not be selling/weighing fruit by the pound. Each person entering will be required to prepay a basket:
- 1.5L (holds ~ 2.5 pounds) for $7.00 per person
or - 8L (holds ~12-13 pounds) for $30.00
We are a family farm, and the health and safety of our family, employees, visitors and customers are our number one priority.
We are committed to complying with all protocols and guidelines established by the public health and governmental authorities. As a result, the following rules will be in effect:
- social distancing will be enforced - stay 2 metres apart
- all visitors will have their hands sanitized on entering the orchards
- visitors will be required to verbally confirm they have not been out of the country in the past 14 days, and, that they are Covid symptom free
- please, no sampling
- visitors will only be allowed to take essentials into the orchard - no backpacks, picnic coolers, bags or containers
- all visitors requiring the use of the people mover MUST wear a mask;
Once again, we will be asking everyone to help keep our property safe; do not enter if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of Covid. We will require a 2 metres distance to be maintained among all individuals, or families, on our property, and ask that all social distancing arrows be respected.
To limit the time spent on the farm this year, we will unfortunately not be providing picnic tables. There will be shaded areas for families to rest, but social distancing will be strictly enforced.
We will be relying on everyone's cooperation, as together, we will ensure the well-being of all. Thank you for your trust in us, and for your understanding and collaboration.
Please stay safe, please stay healthy. We look forward to seeing you soon! Please check our voicemail before heading to the farm (905-562-5481).
the Moyer Family