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Picking is from
8 am – 4 pm. Open Tuesday-Sunday, weather and crop conditions permitting.
6/27/20 – PYO Strawberries is now closed for the season.
Thank you all for your patience and understanding during this uncertain time.
CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE A RESERVATION
NOTE: RESERVATION SYSTEM IS ONLY OPEN 1-2 DAYS IN ADVANCE TO ACCOUNT FOR CROP CONDITIONS AND RIPENING AS WELL AS WEATHER.
Pick-Your-Own Strawberries is RESERVATION ONLY.
Pricing: $5/pound with a three pound minimum per three people.
Each reservation is $15 (3 lbs) and counts for three people. If you are adding any additional people to your reservation please select the extra person “add on” at checkout. Each additional person is another $5 and another lb added to your minimum. Your reservation deposit will be deducted from your final total if you pick more than the minimum you’ve paid for. Anything over the minimum is then weighed and paid at check-out.
We do not charge for children 2 years old or under.
Your reservation allows you to stay for a maximum of one hour. There are no refunds if you are late or do not show up for your scheduled reservation time. If you are late to your reservation, then your time will be cut short. For example, if you are 20 mins late you will only have 40 mins to pick. If you must, you can reschedule your appointment no later than 12 hours prior to your appointment.You will be unable to cancel your appointment, only reschedule. PYO is subject to change due to weather, crop conditions and COVID-19 guidelines. If we are closed due to weather you will be responsible for rescheduling your appointment.
Pick Your Own Strawberries opens at 8 am and closes at 4 pm. Reservations from 8 am – 9 am are for ages 60+ only. If you would like to secure a longer time slot, you must book another appointment and make another deposit. We will be closed on MONDAYS for ripening.
We also have special time slots available for those who pick for processing, such as jams. Those reservations require a minimum of 10 lb deposit.
Our farm stand is open 7 days a week from 9am -5pm if you would prefer to purchase strawberries in the farm stand. You can also place an order online for curbside pick-up.
DUE TO COVID-19:
MDAR (Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources) released guidance for Pick-Your- Own Farms. These guidelines are to protect the health and safety of our staff and guests. We also abide by CDC regulations.
We ask that you maintain a 6 foot distance between yourself and others.
Customers who do not have masks or cloth face coverings will not be allowed in PYO harvest areas.
Ages 2 years and older must wear a mask.
We encourage that you wash your hands before and after picking. We will have hand washing stations available and hand sanitizer.
Eating or sampling fruit in the fields is not permitted, by order of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Customers will not be able to bring their own containers to pick into. In addition, no back packs or bags allowed into the PYO field.
Our picnic tables and sandbox will be closed. Our Donut Barn will be open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
The animals will be closed to the public and we are limiting the number of customers in our farm stand, greenhouses, and Pick Your Own Areas
INSTRUCTIONS UPON ARRIVAL FOR YOUR RESERVATION:
Address: 325 South Street,
East Bridgewater, MA 02333
Please try to arrive for your appointment 5 minutes in advance.
Upon arrival, enter from South Street and follow
the signs directly to the strawberry field and park.
DO NOT PARK AT THE FARM STAND. THERE IS NO WALKING OUT TO THE STRAWBERRY PATCH.
Once you get to the PYO Strawberry Patch Parking, a staff member will assist you with check-in and guide you to your picking location.
Picking areas will be assigned per family group/unit.
Our Health & Safety Pledge
The health and safety of our guests, staff, and animals is paramount to C.N. Smith Farm. As we prepare to open pick your own, we pledge to do our part to keep you safe by enhancing our already-stringent cleaning protocols and by implementing these additional courses of action:
Staff health. Staff follow a self-certifying process before starting each work day.
Increased disinfecting routines and cleaning protocols.
Hand washing stations will be readily available at the pick your own field.
Minimizing opportunities for “touch,” including touchless pay systems.
Staff will wear face coverings and utilize gloves when working with the general public, with other employees, and while handling produce and food products. If staff are working independently on an outdoor project they do not have to wear a mask.
All vehicles and tools will be cleaned and sanitized regularly
Retail spaces and PYO fields will comply with appropriate social distancing guidelines, and follow all State regulations.
Some areas of the farm may need to remain temporarily closed.
We will operate at a capacity that follows state guidelines for PYO, including proper social distancing and limiting the number of guests per acre in the fields.
A reservation system will be used to book picking times. This will help us manage the crowds and state guidelines for PYO more effectively.
We will provide all packaging for picking, and for purchases in the Farm Store. No reusable containers at this time.
Hours of operation: There will be dedicated time in the morning for customers 60+ of age. As we monitor demand, protocols and guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we may add more picking times, or alternatively, need to limit the number of guests in our fields.
Your Pledge to Us
Stay home if you, or someone in your family/group is sick, have a vulnerable immune system, or are considered at-risk as identified by the CDC – including those who are over the age of 65 or those who have severe underlying medical conditions.
Self-certify that you are have not had any of the following symptoms:
A fever or measured temperature above 100.3 degrees or greater
A cough or trouble breathing within the past 24 hours.
New loss of taste or small
Stay home if you have had “close contact” with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19. “Close contact” means living in the same household as a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, caring for a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, being within 6 feet of a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 for about 15 minutes, or coming in direct contact with secretions (e.g., sharing utensils, being coughed on) from a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, while that person was symptomatic.
Stay home if you have been asked to self-isolate or quarantine by their doctor or a local public health official.
Upon entry to any retail space or the PYO Fields wash your hands, and wash and/or sanitize your hands frequently throughout your visit at the farm.
For the safety of other guests and our staff, face coverings are REQUIRED are required during your visit to the farm. Following state guidelines, anyone over the age of 2 will need a mask and to wear it properly during your time at the farm.
Follow social distancing guidelines by maintaining at least 6-feet of physical distance between groups.
Refrain from gathering on site with large groups of non-family units
Children must have parental supervision at all times and STAY WITHIN ARMS REACH.
FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY REASONS WE CAN NOT ALLOW PETS, ONLY CERTIFIED SERVICE ANIMALS ARE ALLOWED.