U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends starting June 19. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

The weekends are June 19-21, June 26-28 and July 3-5.

The farm is at 2720 Alpine Road. Register at the Webb Ranch farmers' market, about 200 yards east of I-280.

After paying a $3 entrance fee, customers will be able to pick a variety of pesticide- and herbicide-free berries for $3 per pound, according to a Webb Ranch handout. Children under the age of 5 and seniors over the age of 65 will be admitted free.

This year, the farm is selling Butte blackberries, Ollalie blackberries, raspberries, and loganberries. A strawberry U-Pick will be held in late July, according to the handout.

Webb Ranch has picnic tables for U-Pick customers to use.

The farm recommends that visitors wear sunscreen, a hat, and comfortable shoes when picking berries.

For more information, go to the Webb Ranch Web site.

Get directions to Webb Ranch.


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Posted by Melody
a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am

It should be mentioned to drive SLOW. There are people of all ages on horseback and speed can spook horses. I have seen people driving way to fast who are visiting the farm for U-pick. The people who take lessons and board there would be grateful.

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