Opening date: Late July until Mid-August (depending on Mother Nature)
CHECK OUT OUR SCHEDULE DAILY BEFORE HEADING TO THE FARM @613-440-0897.
Hi everyone, our late variety of blueberry is ripening well. There are some that are ready to pick. (Slightly tart but still has a great taste.) Weather permitting, we will open this coming Sunday August 20th from 8:00am till 12:00 pm.
This time due to limited berries available we are taking reservations ONLY until the end of the season.
To RESERVE a SPOT please call us at 613-440-0897 and wait for confirmation before heading to the farm.
We suggest if ever you reserve a spot and if you can't make it that day call us ahead of time so we can give a chance to others that wants to come and pick.
CASH ONLY BASIS PLEASE UNTIL OUR SEASON IS OVER THIS YEAR.
STILL ACCEPTING PRE-ORDER OF PRE-PICKED BERRIES. CALL US AT 613-440-0897 OR SEND A MESSAGE ON FB PAGE MESSENGER.
*READ PICK-YOUR-OWN GUIDELINES BELOW THIS PAGE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED TO COME AND PICK FOR YOURSELF*
July 22, 2023
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PICKING SEASON 2023:
We will OPEN for PICK-YOUR-OWN blueberry tomorrow Sunday July 23,2023 from 8.00am till 3:00pm.
This year schedule will always be subject to change base on weather conditions and availability of ripe berries.
Please always check our website and/or Facebook Page for updates or give us a call @ 613-440-0897 if we are not able to answer your call please listen to prompt voicemail message before heading to the farm to confirm if we are open.
Please bring your own clean STANDARD (2L &4L) basket from last year. If you don't have one we sell them for $1.50 each tax included.
NON-standard basket will not be permitted.
Please read the important guidelines below for PICK YOUR OWN.
We look forward to welcoming you all again soon.
George and Jenny
UPDATED GUIDELINES FOR YEAR 2023!
Dear Valued Guests,
We welcome you back for our blueberry season 2023 at Rubicon Farms!
An update for our 2023 picking season.
Our OPENING DATE is Sunday July 23rd, from 8:00am to 3:00pm.
This year schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions and ripening of berries.
Always check our FACEBOOK PAGE for updates or call us and listen to prompt voicemail if we aren't able to answer your call @ 613-440-0897.
HOURS OF OPERATION:
CHECK OUR POST DAILY FOR OUR SCHEDULE:
PLEASE READ THIS NOTE BEFORE HEADING TO THE FARM IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO PICK-YOUR-OWN.
PICK-YOUR-OWN SEASON GUIDELINES 2023!
PICK-YOUR-OWN blueberries sold by the container again this year.
On arrival you will be asked to choose your container to purchase.
Bring your own clean basket from last year - (2L&4L Standard baskets ONLY). Any non-standard containers are not permitted. If you don't have a standard container we have available for purchase 4L and 2L for $1.50 each tax included.
We choose a container and pay before we picked.
Everyone who would like to go to the fields must pick at least a 1-quart /1-LIiter container each. (applicable to everyone including 3yrs and older)
We will not permit anyone WITHOUT a PAID container to go into our fields including everyone 3 years and older.
** Price may change without prior notice**
How it works:
Please don’t forget to bring your water bottle and hat. Please don’t forget to apply sunscreen if you plan to pick.
On arrival you will be asked to choose your container to purchase (Applicable to everyone 3yrs and older)
Everyone must have a container in their hands to go to the field.
George will guide you and assign you a row. Please pick clean. No criss-cross between rows. We asked that you REMAIN where you are assigned to pick and any other instructions you are given (as normal).
First come first spot basis in the field. Please understand and be patient if it becomes necessary to wait for a spot in the field upon your arrival.
PLEASE NO SAMPLING ,NO EATING/NO SNACKING of Berries when you pick.
Children are always welcomed here at our farm however please note that it is your responsibility to make sure they remain in the same row as you. If you or members of your group are not respectful, we hold the right to ask you to leave. We are here as a fun and relaxing place for everyone to come and enjoy and have a zero-tolerance policy towards anyone who cannot be respectful towards our staff and other guests.
Pets are not allowed in the property. Please leave them at home.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!
We will have a limited quantities of pre-picked Blueberries available. You can order/reserved a pre-picked berry basket ahead of time just call us at 613-440-0897 and leave a message of send us a message on our facebook messenger.
Honey, Black raspberry preserve and Blueberry Jam will be available too.
PLEASE NOTE: We may require to close for ripening ,excessive rain or we may closed early for the season if we are picked out.
Please call us ahead of time to make sure we are open before heading to the farm.
Looking forward to welcoming you all again this year!
If you have any question please don't hesitate to call us at 613-440-0897 or email us at email@example.com
George and Jenny
Rubicon Farms is a Pick your Own Blueberry Farm in Eastern Ontario, just north of the village of Avonmore. We grow five varieties of Highbush blueberries (vaccinium corymbosum) on a two acre planting.
We have started growing black raspberries, red raspberries and haskaps (honeyberries).
We follow organic practices.
Great News! We sold the Farm! Please check our Blog for announcements.
Please check out the Blog for information about Rubicon Farms new owners- George and Jenny McBain