Due to the inclement weather forecasted overnight and through the morning tomorrow Sunday July 25,2021 we are advising anyone thingking of coming to pick at the farm tomorrow to call before coming to check the conditions.
Because of the aforementioned we will be open on Monday July 26,2021. from 8:00am till 5:00pm for picking where as normally we would be closed.
We welcome you back for our blueberry season 2021 at Rubicon Farms!
PLEASE READ THIS NOTE BEFORE HEADING TO THE FARM IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO PICK-YOUR-OWN.
IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION!
PICK-YOUR-OWN SEASON GUIDELINES 2021!
- Everyone who would like to go into our fields must pick at least a 1-quart /1-LIiter container each. (applicable to everyone including 3yrs and older)
-NO EMPTY HANDS will be permitted,for adults ,children,including everone 3yrs and older.
We will not permit anyone WITHOUT a container to go into our fields.
We choose a container and pay before we picked.
Picked-your-own berries are sold by the container again this year.
** Price may change without prior notice**
How it works:
1. Please don’t forget to bring your water bottle and hat.Please don’t forget to apply sunscreen if you plan to pick.
3. On arrival you will be asked to choose your container to purchase (Applicable to everyone 3yrs and older)
4. Everyone must have a container in their hands to go to the field.
5. You will be directed to the hand washing station for everyone to wash their hands with soap and water before going to the field.
6. 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).
7. Please practice physical distancing 2 metres from others.If NOT able to please wear a mask.
8. 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.
9. Hand washing station -Everyone MUST wash and sanitize hands PRIOR to picking berries.
10. PLEASE NO SAMPLING ,NO EATING/NO SNACKING of Berries when you pick Due to Covid -19 .
11. 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 and respect any and all social distancing guidelines at all times. 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.
12. Pets are not allowed in the property.Please leave them at home.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!
We have limited pre-picked blueberries available.Please call us ahead before heading to the farm if you want a pre-picked basket of blueberries or you may call us to reserve a basket of berries at 613-440-0897.
Looking forward to welcoming you all again tomorrow!
Thank you for your cooperation!!
George and Jenny McBain
3160 County Rd 15
Avonmore, Ontario K0C1C0
Wednesday -Sunday from 8:00am till 5:00pm
CLOSED:EVERY MONDAY AND TUESDAY
PLEASE NOTE: We may require to close for ripening or we may closed early for the season if we are picked out.
Please call us ahead of time make sure we are open before heading to the farm. @613-440-0897
Season updates:Opening date-Late-July until Mid-August (depending on Mother Nature)