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The Eastern Cape Province
None found in this province yet.
The Free State Province
Nassau Cherry Farm - cherries, flowers, peaches, walnuts,
Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked, gift shop,
restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm
animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours,
events at your location (call for info)
Nassau Farm, Ficksburg,
Freestate 9730. Phone: 051-933-2828. Fax: 0519241011. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Call for Hours. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit
cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Camdeboo Peach Farm -
UPDATE: October 11, 2019: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
peaches, plums, tomatoes, honey from hives on the farm
Plot 82/83 Selbourn Rd Witkoppen Johanesburg
North Box 1323 Jukskei Park, South Africa, Johannesburg North, Gauteng 2153.
Phone: 083-230-0333. Fax: 0114622996. Email:
[email protected]. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: From Fourways mall or Montecassino
along Witkoppen Road 4.5km in westerly direction to Northgate or the Dome.
As cross Kleinjukskei River Rubies on right Eco grass/ Cycads and before Pot
Place turn right at Market St or next right traffic light at Irish Pub then
at short t junction Right again into Goverment and this leads to Selbourn
St. about a 1km on Right is Camdeboo Peach farm. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in January, October, November,
December. Open: Weekends open to the public 9 am to 5pm Weekdays by
appointment also for school groups Fruit ie peaches, apricots, plumbs,
nectarines - From second week October to January Veggies november - January
- varieties on offer vary as this is not our main crop activity Payment:
Camdeboo Peach Farm is behind ie North of Hammets Office Park where
witkoppen old Motor Museum once was now Rubies restaurant and Hammets
Offices. Peach Picking from the last weekend in October to early December.
Fresh Vegetables from the last weekend in October to the last weekend in
March. Peach Cafe from the last weekend in October to the last weekend in
March. The farm is closed from Mid December to Mid January.
Copperlake Farm Brewery - Uses natural
growing practices, cucumbers, eggplant, herbs/spices, lavender,
lemons, onions, peas, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other
vegetables, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals
17 Main Avenue Sunrella AH, Lanseria, Gauteng 1728. Phone: 083 633 1706.
[email protected]. Open: Call for current hours.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are
not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 26, 2019)
Farm Middelwater - figs, tomatoes,
R513, De Wildt Road, Next
To 119, De Wildt, Gauteng 0251. Phone: 071-843-8185. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Mondays to Fridays from 07:00
(winter) to 16:00 (winter) Mondays to Fridays from 06:00 (summer) to 15:00
(summer) Saturday (by appointment only) 07:00 to 12:00. Directions: B4
highway towards Eisenberg, take GA-Dankie off ramp. Turn left on M17.
Tracker for approximately 8 km, turn right onto R513. Travel for 12 km, farm
on right , next to 119. Name Norad on gate: Elena Skadugras.
Click here for a map and directions. Figs - November to April [depending
on the season] Tomatoes year round (according to crop rotations). Payment:
Ganico Organic Farm - Pomegranates, Honey from hives on the farm,
picnic area, picnic area you may bring your own food, weddings and wedding
parties, group reservations
250 Touhyvale Road, Muldersdrift, Gauteng
1739. Phone: +27 84 8538130. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Every Saturday in March from 9am to 6pm.
Click here for picking updates. Directions: We are off Beyers Naude.
Opposite Garden World.
Click here for a map and directions. Our Pomegranate season is from the
middle of February to May. Payment: Cash, only.
Click here for our Facebook page.. (ADDED: January 13, 2017)
GOD se Plot - figs, grapes, Other fruit or veg,
Rd, Elandsfontein, Olifantsfontein, Kempton Park, Gauteng 1666. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Monday - Friday 07 am to 14:00.
Directions: 4km on Witkoppies turnoff from R25 between Bapsfontein and
Kaalfontein. For a map to our farm,
click here. Payment: Cash, only. Plenty cabbages at the moment. No
pesticides!!. (ADDED: January 18, 2017)
- Inzalo Yethu Energy - No pesticides are used, carrots,
onions, other vegetables,
21 The Glen Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2090.
Phone: 083-595-5216. Email:
[email protected]. Open: as of the 23 December 2010 at 09 am and
closes at 14:30 daily except for Saturdays and Sundays. Directions: call for
Click here for a map and directions. Current veggies available December
23 to January 2. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only.
If you want good colour and quality, please visit us.
Perfect grow -
Uses natural growing practices, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, cucumbers,
eggplant, flowers, herbs or spices, melons, onions, summer squash, winter
squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, U-pick and already picked,
13c ,frans Korb St, Oatland, Krugersdorp, Gauteng 1739. Phone: 074-134-3023. Email:
. Open: 7 days a week from 8am to 5pm.
Directions: We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic.
Payment: Cash, only.
The Field Berry Farm - raspberries
Walkerville, Gauteng, South Africa
1876. Phone: 27 79 719 0793. Email:
Open: 9AM to 12AM. Field Berry Farm is a Raspberry Farm situated in the
South of Joburg. We have berry picking during raspberry season & sell frozen
berries & berry products all year. Directions:
Click here for a
map and directions. We have berry picking during the raspberry season
and sell our jams, syrups, vinegar and frozen berries all year. Also,
outside of the raspberry season, they are open the 1st WEEKEND of every
month on Sat & Sun 11 am to 4 pm, StartingMay, for EVENTS or just to RELAX,
No raspberries, but good, wholesome country FUN!! Please check updates on
their website, and Facebook.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
- Thengwa Farm - peppers, pumpkins, tomatoes,
327 Rietkuil Rd Uitkyk, Nigel, Gauteng 2193. Phone: 072-032-7658. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday - Sunday 07 am to 18:00.
Directions: From Nigel Take the R550 Road also known as Devon Road Pass a
farm butchery on your right Pass Hallgate Then on your left lookout for a
board that shows you directions to Devon and Rietkul Take the Rietkuil Rd
Travel for approximately 3km on your let, lookout for a gate with red
pillars and the number 327.
Click here for a map and directions. Green Pepper:February 25 to May 01.
Payment: Cash, only.
Upatree fig farm -
Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, figs, pomegranates, tomatoes, other
119 On The R513 Brits Road DE Wildt, Pretoria, Gauteng 0251.
Phone: 0718438185. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 7 days a week, yours done per bookings
only, from 06:00 - 12:00.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From N4
take the M17 off ramp, turn right on the Brits road (R513), proceed to 119
on left, enter at green farm gate.
Click here for a map and directions. Vegetables year round Figs from
November to April/May Pomegranates January to May. We minimize use of
pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard.
(ADDED: January 05, 2016)
Blueberry Heights Farm - blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked,
concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms
A24, R71 Road, Haenertsburg, Northern Province 0730. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Call for current hours. Directions: We are located on the R71 about 7km's
from Haenertsburg on the way to Tzaneen.
Click here for a map and directions.
Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page. Join us for our annual Blueberry Festival weekend the beginning of February
every year. Blueberry Heights Farm is a small organic farm in Limpopo, South Africa. We pride ourselves in producing
some of the finest organic blueberries and golden
kiwis in South Africa. We also host a top quality farm
farm accommodation, summer
blueberry picking, a monthly
farm run and an annual berry
festival. (ADDED: November 05, 2019)
- peppers, tomatoes, other vegetables,
Vivo, Vivo, Northern
Province 0924. Phone: +27836771789. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday 7am to 6Pm.
Directions: Please Call for directions.
Click here for a map and directions. all year 7am to 6pm. Payment:
Terebinte Berry Farm - No pesticides are used, blackberries, raspberries (Autumn,
black), restrooms, picnic area you may bring your own food, weddings and
Modderspruit Farm 23 Kilometers From Graskop,
Graskop, Mpumalanga 1270. Phone: 0137671838. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 15 December to 5 January Monday to
Saturday 8am to 5pm Bookings is preferred. Directions: From Graskop
23.3 kilometers on the R533 turn left at big white wall and continue 2
kilometers on the gravel road (good condition but slippery when
wet)Look out for the Terebinte Berry Farm name boards.
Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on
the crops. Payment: Cash, only.
The Northern Cape Province
Iconos Farm - grapes
Upington, South Africa 88001. Phone:
+27825708400. Fax: +27543312346. Email:
[email protected]. Crops are usually available in January, April, May,
June, November, December. Open: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 7 pm, Saturday and
Sunday, 7 am to 5 pm." Payment: Cash, Check.
North West Province
- Rietvaly - No pesticides are used, beans, beets, carrots, melons, onions,
pumpkins, tomatoes, other vegetables, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked
Portion 6 Of Farm Rietvaly, Groot Marico, North West 2850. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Everyday of the week from 7am to 5pm.
Directions: From Zeerust take old Koster road, drive approximately 30km,
after crossing (Groot Marico/Lichtenburg), farm is on left hand side (2 big
palm trees next to road). From Groot Marico on N4 approximately 15km turn
left at Rietvaly sign, drive straight (tar road becomes gravel road) until
you get tar road with stop sign, turn left farm is 500m from stop street on
left hand side (2 big palm trees next to road).
Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the
crops. Payment: Cash, only. Baby marrows, spinach, cabbage, chillies,
variety of pumpkins, butternuts,.
Tangaroa - The Strawberry Farm - ORGANIC
S46 on the R560 near Hartbeespoort Dam,
Skeerpoort, North West 0232. Phone: 082-503-5996. Fax: 088 012 207 15. Email: [email protected]. Directions: from Johannesburg along the R512: Take
the Hans Strydom Road at Randburg (R512) and head North (away from the
city). Continue along this road past Lanseria to the T-junction at
Broederstroom (Thatched T-junction Farm Stall in front of you). Turn left
and continue travelling straight on this road for 18 kms, past Pecanwood
Estate, straight past the Sun City/Brits turnoff at the end of the
Hartbeespoort Dam, to the R560 T-junction. Turn left at this T-junction into
R560 (Krugersdorp, Magaliesberg) - van Gaalen's Cheese Farm will be on your
right. Continue for 1,2 kms, past the Laerskool Skeerpoort on your left.
Turn left onto TANGAROA Farm. (Large white walls with painted Strawberries)
. We are open September, October, November, December. Our hours are: Open
for the Public on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays 8am to 5pm. For
School and Group Tours - Weekdays by appointment. Late September to mid-
December Payment: TANGAROA The Strawberry Farm specialises in Pick Your Own
ORGANIC STRAWBERRIES, Weddings,
Functions, Picnics - Candlelight Picnics being Popular - and Guest House
Accommodation. Picturesque Dam with Ducks and Geese. Animal Farm, Arts &
Crafts shop. Home-made Jams and the best Naartjie Marmalade available.
Western Cape Province: Capetown and Surrounding Areas
Chart Farm - Cut your own roses
Klaassens Road, Wynberg Park,
Wynberg, SA 7708. Phone: 021-761-0434. Open: Daily 9.00am to 4.30pm. Pick
your own roses, R4.00 per rose (2010 prices). There is also a coffee shop
with views of the valley and mountains and other farm produce such as
grapes, honey, etc.
- De Doorns House Estate - The Grape Escape B&B, Hex River - grapes
Offers pick-your-own grapes in season. De Doorns Wine Cellar lies 8km from
Worcester. The cellar makes red, white, sweet wine and grape juice. The
cellar is 40 years old, and has fared well in the Veritas and Young Wine
Shows over the past couple of years. Aan-De-Doorns Co-op is famous for its
Port, which has also been awarded several awards. De Doorns is open weekdays
and half-day on Saturdays for wine tasting. Cellar tours are offered by
- De Slangerivier Berry Farm - strawberries, youngberries and Cape
Wellington, South Africa. Visitors to
De Slange Rivier Berry farm can pick their own berries in season. There is
also a mustard and vinegar factory, which produces condiments for export,
on the farm where visitors can taste the range of mustards, salad dressings
and other condiments. Open Monday to Fri: 09h00 - 17h00, Saturday: 09h00 -
13h00. NOTE: They appear to be closed; their phone number now goes
to a private residence. Does anyone have more information, like a phone or email address? If
please write me! Tel: (021) 864
- Mountain Breeze - strawberries
R44 - Strand Road, between
Stellenbosch & Somerset West, New Zealand. Tel: (021) 880 1700. Pick your
own strawberries from October till the end of December, any day between
09h00 and 17h00.
Western Cape Province: Outside of the Capetown area
- Arouna Berry Farm - Pick your own berries.
Also an herbal
vinegar cellar, jams and mustards for sale. Telephone: +27 (0)21 864 2151.
That's all the information I could find about them.
The Berry Farm - SGAF - blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries,
Hermitage Valley - N6, Swellendam, Western
Cape 6740. Phone: 082 4218 555. Fax: 028 514 2255. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: From Mainstreet (Voortrekstr.) in
Swellendam, Turn off at stopstr. into Andrew Whitestr. towards the
mountains. From that stopstr. opposite OK Grocers it is only 2,5km straight
to the BERRY FARM - SGAF. Past the Golf course, no turn-offs, on the left.
Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in January, November, December.
Open: Monday to Saturday, 8am to 2pm Blackberries , Youngberries: Beginning
November - Middle December Blueberries; December - Januarie.
De Krans Wine Cellar - grapes,
Station Road, Calitzdorp,
Western Cape 6660. Phone: 044 - 213 3314. Fax: 044 - 213 3562. Email:
[email protected]. Crops are usually available in February, March.
Open: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm Saturdays, 08 am to 4 pm Sundays closed
Hanepoot grapes: 16 February - 12 March 2008 @ R3.50/kg Payment: Braaivleis
lunches on Wednesdays and Saturdays @ R39 per person. Bookings essential.
Helderberg Farm - tayberries, concessions or refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties,
weddings and wedding parties, school tours
Klein Helderberg Road, Cape
Town 7129, South Africa. Phone: 021 8554308. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 7 days a week from: 08h00 to 17h00
(winter and summer); Closed on Good Friday and Christmas day.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: R44,
Between Stellenbosch And Somerset West.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Hillcrest Berry Orchard - Prepicked fruit only!
P.O. BOX 2091,
Dennesig, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Phone: 021-885-1629. Email:
Comments from a visitor on November 28, 2008:
"THIS IS NOT A PYO FARM BUT THE FRUIT CAN BE BOUGHT AND THE SURROUNDINGS ARE
- Hoogwater Farm - Pick your own figs
R43, Hoogwater Farm, Wolseley, Western Cape, South
Africa. Phone: 27 83 762 2803. Email: [email protected]..
Open: Saturdays only, from the middle of January to mid April. Directions:
GPS coordinates: 33″28'20.66S & 19″11'27.45E.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
(ADDED: January 16, 2017, JBS)
- Klondyke Cherry Farm - cherries
P.O. Box 170, Ceres, South
Africa 6835. Tel. (023) 3121521 Fax. (023) 3122877. Email:
Click here to email the farm.
[email protected]. Directions: The farm is situated 35km
Click here for a map and directions. Pick your own cherries from
mid-November to beginning of January at Klondyke Cherry Farm. A small
entrance fee is charged, and visitors can pick and eat to their heart's
content. Open: Cherry time is last week November till end December, 7 days a
week from 8.00 am to 16.30 pm until the end of December, but will be closed
on Christmas Day. For up to date information please phone us. You are
welcome to spend the day here and picnic or braai in the shade of the pine
trees. This year the entry fee is R12.00 per person to come in for the day,
and the price for the cherries that you pick is R32,00 per kg. Please note
we do not have credit card facilities here on the farm. Remember to bring a
warm top or jacket with you as the wind can be very cold up here, even in
Mooiberge Farm Stall - Strawberries
Strand Road, R44,
Stellenbosch, South Africa. Telephone: +27 21 881 3222. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: Located on the R44 between
Stellenbosch and Somerset-West. Open: 08:00 - 18:00. Prices are based per
kilogram depending on how much you want to pick. The per kilogram price
varies per season. Call to verify availability. This is a well known
landmark in the Stellenbosch area. During strawberry season (October -
December) you may pick your own strawberries on Saturday afternoons and
Sundays, all day. The farms are attractive, with a huge display of native
art scarecrows! The humour injected into the scarecrows always draws a
Polkadraai Farm - strawberries, U-pick and already picked, gift shop,
concessions or refreshment stand, picnic area, school tours
Road (M12), Stellenbosch, Western Cape 7603. Phone: 021-8813854. Fax:
[email protected]. Open: Pick your own: Monday to Sunday, from
9am to 4pm September 1 to December 31 Farmstall hours: Monday to Sunday,
from 9am to 5pm Closed: Good Friday, Christams Day, New Years Day.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Located
on the M12 highway between Stellenbosch and Kuilsriver. Turn off at exit 33-
Baden Powell Drive, turn left towards Stellenbosch +/- 6 km. Turn left at
Vlaeberg Rd... Drive to the end.
Click here for a map and directions.
Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard. Polkadraai is renowned for the
annual event of "Pick Your Own" strawberries. The berry fields display an
attractive and humorous array of scarecrows to entertain children of all
ages. The season commences in October and, weather permitting, goes on into
January. The farm stall is extensively stocked with a variety of gifts and
novelties, and homegrown vegetables and fresh fruit are available throughout
the year. Estate wines is also sold.
Click here for our Facebook page.
Redberry Farm - strawberries, train rides, pony rides,
maze, picnic tables, bubble ball, birthday parties
George, Garden Route. Phone: +27 (0)44 870-123. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Mondays to Saturdays 09H00 until
16H00 and public holidays except for Christmas & Good Friday. Directions: The Red Berry Farm is situated
just outside George on the road going towards Blanco.
click here to find us on Google Maps. They also have a Tea Garden for
group tours, birthday parties and sit down lunches and teas. The farm has
views of the majestic Outeniqua mountains.
Click here for our Facebook page.
Wildebraam Berry Farm - blackberries, blueberries, youngberries
South Lane Hermitage Valley, Swellendam, Western Cape 6740. Phone: 028
5143132. Fax: 028 5143100. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday:8 am to 5 pm.
Saturday: 8 am to 1 pm Sunday: By appointment Youngberries: Nov & December
Blackberries: Nov & December Frozen Berries all year. Directions: Travel on the N2 to Swellendam. At
Swellendam, take the Ashton, Robertson, Worcester turnoff(R60)off the N2.
Traveling in the direction of Ashton, proceed over the four-way stop and
continue until you see the Hermitage Valley signboard to your right. Turn
right and then take the first left (dirt road signposted Hermitage). Farm is
700m along on the left hand side (Wildebraam). Phone 028 5143132 for faxed map. We are open All year. Wildebraam has a
private cellar producing a range of liqueurs viz; Youngberry, Honey, Fennel
& Rooibos. Visitors are welcome to sample liqueurs and our range of berry
products (vinegars, syrups, jams, chocolates) in our farm shop "Berried
Treasures". A function venue and guest houses will be available in 2005.