Do all pickers need to wear a mask?
Yes. We’re all in this together. And hopefully the pandemic is nearing the end. Let’s just get this over and done with!! Because it’s really difficult to ensure 100% social distancing, and because so many people are coming to the farm, we are asking that everyone continue to wear a mask while checking in, while riding the wagons and while checking out, a well as while shopping in the market. We understand that this might not be possible for some younger pickers 2 and under, and therefore we will not be insisting in such cases. We will continue to monitor public health advice, and will lift the mask requirement as soon as the authorities tell us it’s safe to do so.
Why does everyone age 6-96 need to purchase a basket to go picking?
To help us create enough social distance for everyone. Even though our fields are large, to accommodate people who aren’t picking would prevent others from entering, and prevent us from harvesting our crops in a timely manner.
Can I bring my own containers?
Yes, you can bring your own baskets (from last year or any basket clearly marked 1L, 2L or 4L). The Canadian Food Inspection Agency states that there is currently no evidence that food or food packages can be a source or route of transmission of COVID-19. You will receive a $1 discount off for each 2L or 4L basket you bring. No discounts are offered on 1L containers.
Will washrooms be available?
Yes. For emergency use only. We recommend that you make every effort to avoid needing to use toilet facilities during your visit.
There are rental toilets (including one handicap unit) in the parking area of the pick your own fields. These units will not be cleaned and sanitized by our staff. It will be maintained by the providing company. Use at your own risk, and only if absolutely necessary.