The Playful Parent



Berry picking is one of my favorite things to do in the spring-summer! It’s just as much fun picking berries as eating them.  If you are looking for local grown, pick-your-own berry farms in the Southern Maryland area than this article is here to help!  As you read through this article you will find farms that offer pick your own berries in Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s County and the surrounding area.


Calvert County

Seidel Farm 

Crop/Activities: Blackberries & Grapes

Dates: June thru July

Hours: Please Call

Location: 2790 Plum Point Road, Huntingtown, MD

Phone: 410-535-2128


Swann Farms

Crop/Activities: Strawberries, Pick Your Own and ready, activities for kids and picnic area

Date: May thru early June

Hours: M-S 8AM – 12PM/Sun 8AM – 2PM

Location: 7740 Swann Lane, Owings, MD 20736

Phone: 443-904-2687


Charles County

Shlagel Farms

Crop/Activities: Strawberries pre-pick or pick-your-own, garden and farmers market.

Date: May thru June open 7 days a week

Hours: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Location: 12850 Shlagel Rd Waldorf, Maryland 20601

Phone: 301-645-4554


St. Mary’s County

Berrywood Farm

Crops/Activities: Uses natural growing practices and has blackberries & blueberries
Date: Blueberries June 20 to July 4; Blackberries July 4 to July 28; Monday to Saturday

Hours: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Location: 43865 Thompson Farm Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636

Phone: 301 373 8545

Forrest Hall Farm and Orchard

Crops/Activities: U-pick Greens & strawberries
Dates: Berry Pick May-June

Hours: Open 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7 days a week

Location: 39136 Avie Lane, Mechanicsville, MD

Phone: 301-884-3086

Friendly Hall Farm

Crops/Activities: Uses natural growing practices, strawberries

Dates: May-June

Hours: Closed Sunday/Monday-Friday 11AM- 6PM/Saturday 9AM-5PM

Location: 39010 Lyon Ln, Mechanicsville, MD 20659

Phone: 301-884-5846


Southern Comfort Berry Farm

Crops/Activities: strawberries, and pre-picked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, petal cars, playground, sandbox.
Date: May- June Strawberry Picking

Hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 8 am to 5 pm, closed on Sundays

Location: 37450 Bushwood Wharf Road, Bushwood, MD 20618

Phone: 301-769-3878


Prince George’s County

Miller Farms

Crops/Activities:  strawberries, fresh eggs, farmers market, ice cream

Dates: Strawberry Picking begins May 6, 2017

Hours: Monday through Friday 6 am to 6 pm; Saturday 7 pm to 6 pm. Sunday 7 am – 5 pm

Location: 10140 Piscataway Rd, Clinton, MD 20735

Phone: 301-297-9370


***The Playful Parent is not paid to endorse the farmers listed. This article was created to make strawberry picking easy and fun for Southern Maryland Families.***