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Have a berry good time at George Schmidt Berry Farm

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Our bounty from last year's visit.

A great treat and Spring/Summer activity in the
LehighValley is the many Pick Your Own (PYO) farms. One such farm located in New Tripoli, George Schmidt Berry Farm, offers strawberries, blueberries, red raspberries, peaches, blackberries and sour cherries, as well as sugar peas, pod peas, and string beans! Strawberry picking season officially opens today, May 25th! If you're not interested in picking your own but still want that freshly picked taste they do have strawberries for sale by the quart!


Introduce your family to the fun of PYO!

Their picking season runs from May thru October.

May: Asparagus & Strawberries

June: Strawberries, Rhubarb, Sour Cherries, Sweet Bing Cherries, Sugar Peas, Lettuce & Pod Peas

July: Blueberries, Red Raspberries, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Tomatoes, Apricots, Sweet Corn, Cabbage, Onions, Red Beets, Kholrabi

August: Blueberries, Peaches, Blackberries, Plums, Nectarines, Cantalopes, Watermelon, Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, Cucumbers, Red Beets & Green Peppers

September/October: Apples, Pears, Pumpkins, Green Peppers & Tomatoes

George Schmidt
Berry
farm is located at

5681 Berry Drive

in New Tripoli PA 18066, just a half hour away from the Lehigh Valley Mall. Their phone number is 610-298-2591. Bring the kids and don’t forget their beach pails to collect some yummy and fresh goodness! (or use their containers available for purchase) Their hours are Monday through Friday 9AM - 8PM, Saturday and Sunday 9AM - 5PM and on Holidays 9AM – 5PM. For more information check out their website.

Don't forget to subscribe to my column, Allentown Family Entertainment Examiner, today so you don't miss out on any of the fun this summer in the Allentown area! Have a great day and if you head to the farm - leave a comment about your experience!

Comments

  • PattyZB 4 years ago

    We managed to pick 3.85lbs. of strawberries and paid only $1.25/lb! They also had fresh asparagus, rhubarb and romaine lettuce!