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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire in England?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire in England, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

Updates for April 2017

April brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmshops, by county

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Berkshire

  • Cobbs Farmshop and Kitchen - Strawberries, Gooseberries, Raspberries, Redcurrants, Black currants, Tayberries, Blackberries, Runner Beans, Broad Beans, Sweetcorn
    A4 Bath Road, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 0SP. Phone: 01488 686770. Email cobbs@cobbsfarmshop.co.uk. Open: Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm, Sundays and Bank Holidays from 10 am to 5 pm. Call about the farm shop, pick your own or coffee shop.  Typical harvest calendar (Please check the Ripeness Report for up-to-date details of produce availability) Strawberries: June to September;  Gooseberries: July; Raspberries: July to October; Redcurrants: July to August; Black currants: July to August ; Tayberries: July to August; Blackberries: August to September; Runner Beans: July to August; Broad Beans: June to July; Sweetcorn: September to October. (formerly called Highclose Farmshop).  (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)
  • Copas Farms Pick Your OwnCopas Farms Pick Your Own, Lower Mount Farm - asparagus, beetroot, broad beans, cherries, corn (sweet), courgettes, currants (red and black), green beans, peas, plums, raspberries (red), rhubarb, summer squash, strawberries, U-pick and already picked, restrooms
    Long Lane, Cookham, SL6 9EE. Phone: 01628 529511. Email: copasfarms@copasfarms.co.uk. or fruit@copasfarms.co.uk. Open: Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Lower Mount Farm is located on the outskirts of Cookham, on the B4447 Cookham to Maidenhead Road. Our signs from the junction with Long Lane will lead you up to the picking ­fields. Click here for a map and directions. A wide range of fruit and vegetables are grown, the season beginning with asparagus in late April/early May and finishing with sweetcorn in September. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Copas Farms' Pick Your Own Farms offer a wide range of high quality seasonal fruit and vegetables. Before you set out for it is advisable to telephone the 24-Hour in-season Message Line (outgoing message only) Tel: (01628) 529511. The Message Line will give up-to-date information, taking into account any variants on the standard Opening Times due to weather etc. Last entry for picking is ONE HOUR before closing. A minimum charge of £3 per person is made to enter the PYO fields. This is only refundable off produce you pick yourself. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: July 31, 2015) (UPDATED: July 31, 2015) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)
  • Gray of Wokingham - strawberries, raspberries, red and blackcurrants, gooseberries, beetroot, broccoli, broad beans, carrots, cauliflowers, courgettes, marrows, onions, peas, potatoes, runner beans, sprouts, tomatoes, rhubarb
    Heathlands Road, Wokingham, RG40 3AN. Phone: 01189 785386. Email: info@graysfarm.co.uk. Open: Opening times May to October, Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm, until 8pm on Friday in June and July;  CLOSED SUNDAYS  (Check their websites for updates to hours.  Click here for our harvest calendar. Directions: Leave Peach St Wokingham by Easthampstead Road At White Horse PH Turn right into Heathlands Road. Farm is 0.3m on R. Or leave Nine Mile Ride (B3430) opposite Ravenswood Centre. Farm 1 mile on Left. Grays Farm is a family-run Pick Your Own farm with 65 acres of fruit and vegetables, all grown for flavour. Especially strawberries, raspberries and runner beans. The farm shop has  farm grown soft fruits and vegetables, cream, free range eggs, cakes, preserves, pure fruit juices, honey, ices. Facilities: Plenty of parking, picnic area, easy access for disabled, toilets. NATIONAL PYO FARM OF THE YEAR WINNER 2013. Chertsey Show - Silver Salver winner 2013 for best crop. Our PYO & Farm Shop offers Strawberries, Raspberries, Gooseberries, Broad Beans, Rhubarb, Marrows, Courgettes, Cabbage, Broccoli/Calabrese, Cauliflowers, Carrots, Parsley, New Potatoes & Spinach. More crops will be available soon. We are pleased to announce that although the farm was sold to Wokingham Borough Council in 2014, we are continuing as tenants for several years to come. Please tell everyone that we have not gone, but are still very much in business. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: July 9, 2015, JBS)   (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: 10 August 2013, from their website)
  • Hildred's PYO - asparagus, strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, currants and flowers.
    Spring Leys, Wallingford Road, Goring-on-Thames, Reading.  RG8 0HP, Phone: 01491 874471 E-mail: george@hildredg.fsnet.co.uk.  Asparagus - Mid to late April to the 21st of June, Strawberries - Second week of June to late July, Gooseberries - Beginning of June to mid July, Raspberries - Last week of June to the beginning of August, Redcurrants - Mid June to the end of July, Blackcurrants - Mid June to the end of July, Rhubarb - Mid to late April to the beginning of June. All timings are subject to seasonal variations. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)

Buckinghamshire (Bucks)

  • Calves Lane Farm (Iver), (aka Copas Farms)- Apples, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, broad beans, Christmas trees, cherries, corn (sweet), currants (red and black), gooseberries, peas, plums, raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables
    Billet Lane, Iver, Buckinghamshire, SL0 0LU. Phone:  01753 652727.Email: copasfarms@copasfarms.co.uk. or fruit@copasfarms.co.uk. Copas Farms operates two Pick Your Own farms which collectively extend to 83 acres. Directions: One is located on the outskirts of Cookham in Berkshire and the other at Iver, near Slough in Buckinghamshire. Directions to Calves lane farm Iver. Open: A wide range of fruit and vegetables are grown, the season beginning with asparagus in late April/early May and finishing with apples in September. Before you set out for it is advisable to telephone the  24-Hour in-season Message Line (outgoing message only) Tel: (01753) 652727. The Message Line will give up-to-date information, taking into account any variants on the standard Opening Times due to weather etc. Last entry for picking is ONE HOUR before closing.  A minimum charge of £2 for Adults and £1 for Children(depending on availability of crops) is made to enter the PYO fields. This is only refundable off produce you pick yourself. School visits by appointment welcomed.
  • G Stevens and Sons - Soft fruit in season plus asparagus
    Telephone: 01234 711464. PYO and Farm shop. Honey. Other shops on site include Bacchus wines. Open 7 days a week 9.30am-7.30pm. Other shops on site include wines and kitchwareshop.
  • Home Cottage Farm Shop  - apples, pears, plums, raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrants, honey
    Bangors Road South, Iver, SL0  0BB. Telephone: 01753 653064. Email: phinde@homecottagefarm.co.uk. Open: Always call or check their website before you go; Opening hours are for June, July, August, September: Tuesday and Thursday 2pm-5pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am-5p, From late September 7 days a week 11am-5pm or dusk if earlier;  Apple Day this year will be on Saturday 17 October; keep the date free for all the family and help us celebrate the apple harvest! July/August for plums, raspberries and apples. . We look forward to seeing you in the Summer. Good range of less common varieties of apples. Apples are sold from the Farm Shop loose or in prepared 5kg bags. Plums can also be picked and sold to order. We grow everything we sell. Come and pick your own tasty raspberries, plums, damsons and blackberries in September and October together with most of our 18 apple and pear varieties. Our Farm Shop sells apples until the crop is sold out (usually December). Honey is extracted from our own bees, which help pollinate our fruit. We have our own free range guinea fowl, chickens and sheep which visitors will usually see around the farm. Our web site gives you details on what we sell, where we are and when you can pick or buy our produce. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: July 9, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)
  • Peterley Manor Farm - PYO Apples, plums, cherries, blackberries, red and blackcurrants, raspberries, strawberries, Tayberries, gooseberries, beetroot, broad beans, French beans, mange-tout, peas, runner beans, spinach
    Peterley Lane, Prestwood, Great Missenden. Phone: 01494 863566. Email: hello@peterleymanorfarm.co.uk. Open: Click here for our harvest calendar. Directions: A4128 High Wycombe/Grt Missenden Road; turn right before Prestwood signed Little Missenden/Amersham. Family run farm shop & PYO. Xmas trees grown on the farm. The farm shop has orchard fruits, soft fruits, vegetables, free range eggs, preserves, honey, pure fruit juices. Facilities: Ample parking, picnic area, plants and shrubs for sale.  Our location in the commuter belt and close proximity to Great Missenden train station, sees even Londoners venturing out at the weekend for a taste of the countryside. We began with strawberries, raspberries and broad beans and have gradually added to the range available to now include gooseberries, currants and tree fruits including plums and apples; vegetables such as runner beans, peas, beetroot and carrots, and the most recent additions include blueberries and cobnuts. Traditional methods of farming are still used including organic fertilisers and hand planting. The Pick Your Own starts in mid June with strawberries and gooseberries and runs right through to the end of October with autumn raspberries and various vegetables. Please see our seasonal calendar for information about specific crop availability.  (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)

Oxfordshire

  • Banbury Self Pick - Many vegetables, Gooseberries, Red Currants, black currants, Dessert Gooseberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Tayberries, Loganberries, Blackberries, Autumn Raspberries, Cooking Apples, Eating Apples, Plums, Rhubarb
    Broughton Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 9UL. Phone: 01295 261406. Directions: we are located on the b4035 Shipston-on-stour road 1mile1/4 from Banbury cross. We also stock a range of jams ,local honey and preserves. During the winter we supply coal ,bags as well as loads of logs and boxes of kindling. As we grow most of the fruit and veg we sell, we are very seasonal and our product range changes all through out the year. So its worth while using our contact us and pyo fruit pages to find out whats on offer at different times of year.  Gooseberries June- July, Red Currants June-July, black currants July- August, Dessert Gooseberries July-August, Strawberries June-august, Raspberries July-August, Tayberries July-August, Loganberries July-August, Blackberries September-October, Autumn Raspberries August-October, Cooking Apples July-September, Eating Apples September-October, Plums August-September, Rhubarb May-July. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)
  • Medley Manor Farm - UK Asparagus, followed by Broad Beans, followed by Strawberries.
    Binsey Lane, off Botley Road, Oxford, UK. Phone: 01865 241251.  Open: See this page for open hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions.  Asparagus season Early April until mid June; Strawberry season Mid June until the end of July; Sweetcorn season August until late September.  (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)
  • Millets Farm -  Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, cornfield maze, pyo Apples, plums, blackberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, raspberries, strawberries, gooseberries, Tayberries, loganberries, broad beans, courgettes, French beans, runner beans, spinach, mange-tout, peas
    Kingston Road, Frilford, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 5HB. Phone: 01865 391555. Email: enquiries@milletsfarm.co.uk. Open: May to October. Millets Farm has over 50 acres of crops exclusively for pick-your-own harvesting. A choice of over 30 different fruits and vegetables can be picked throughout the warmer months and many new varieties of certain crops mean that they are available for a greatly extended season. Pick your own, meet farmyard animals, buy plants and have a go at the jungle maze. The Pick Your Own fields are open daily from 9am to 5.30pm.
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    've visited this farm several times, and found them to be well-organised, neat, and clean! They also have a very extensive garden centre. Blake. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS)
  • Peach Croft Farm - UK Blackberries, gooseberries, loganberries, strawberries, raspberries, Tayberries, black/redcurrants, broad beans, mange-tout, peas, sugar-snap peas, potatoes, asparagus. Christmas free-range turkeys & geese a speciality
    Whites Lane, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2HP.  Phone: 01235 520094. Open: Farm shop open May-August.  Directions: From S:A4183 Abingdon north to Radley. Keep on peripheral rd; farm on R. From N: leave A34 at first Abingdon North exit. L to roundabout & L into 12 Acre Dr; farm 400yds on Left.   (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)
  • Q Gardens - blackberries, cherries, currants (red and black), gooseberries, other berries, plums, raspberries (red), strawberries, Other fruit or veg,
    Milton Hill Steventon, Abingdon, OX13 6AB. Phone: 01235 820988. Fax: 01235 820988. Email: info@qgardensfarmshop.co.uk. Open: Farm shop open seven days a week, 9am to 6pm, (5pm on winter weekends). Directions: Click here for a map and directions.We are on the A4130 between the Milton Interchange of the A34 and the Rowstock Roundabout.  Payment: Cash, Cheque, Visa/MasterCard. All the produce is available ready-picked in our farm shop; we also attend a number of local farmers markets. If you require a specific product please phone in advance for availability.  Farm shop has a new deli selling cheeses, pies, sausage rolls etc. Home of the Harwell cherry. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: July 09, 2009)
  • Rectory Farm - UK Blackcurrants, redcurrants, strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, Tayberries, beetroot, asparagus, lettuce, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, French beans, mange-tout, peas, sugar-snap peas, potato, pumpkins.
    Pound Lane, Stanton St. John, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX33 1HF. Phone: 01865 351677. Directions: Off B4027 Islip/ Wheatley rd on outskirts of Stanton St.John. From Oxford A40 Headington roundabout take N dir signed Stanton St. John 2miles. Follow farm signs after 0.75m. Ready picked available. We have 45 acres of fields to walk around so there is plenty to choose from. The fields are marked with each crop - some may be picking now, some finished picking, and some not yet ready for picking. The main fruit crops to PYO are Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackcurrants, Redcurrants and Blackberries. Vegetable crops comprise, Asparagus, Broad Beans, Carrots, Beetroot. Asparagus is grown in a separate field near the Oxford Crematorium and has a much earlier season than our other crops.  We grow many other crops including Potatoes, Gladioli, Artichokes, and Pinks that our pickers pick and so not available for PYO. (Unless you like a long walk to get to them!. Many parents find introducing their children to Pick Your Own is an exciting adventure. They can really understand where their food comes from by touching and seeing not from a textbook. There is plenty of room for the children to get plenty of exercise while doing it and they really can't get into too much difficulty - though occasionally some get lost (temporarily!) in the maze of fields. (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, JBS)
  • Sotwell Manor Fruit Farm - PYO strawberries, raspberries
    Sotwell Manor, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 0PX. Phone: Phone: 01491 836375. Email: rlgalay@hotmail.com. Open: from 10:00 to 17:00. Directions: call for directions.  (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: May 31, 2009)
  • The Old Farm Shop - UK Blackberries, black/redcurrants, gooseberries, raspberries, strawberries, tayberries, broad beans, cabbage, cauliflower, marrow, peas, pumpkins, runner beans, spinach, sweetcorn, asparagus
    Milton Hill, Harwell, Abingdon. Phone: 01235 831247. Email: theoldfarmshop@aol.com. Open: MONDAY to SATURDAY 8.30am - 6pm; SUNDAY 8.30am - 5.30pm; OPEN BANK HOLIDAYS. We are a family-run business, producing good quality fruit & vegetables, excellent free-range eggs and great meat. We opened our shop in 1 January 2000 and have grown each year. Our season start with asparagus in April/May. We grow root and topsoil vegetables with a variety of salad. Vegetables include; beetroot, carrots, potatoes (early and maincrop), cauliflowers, cabbage, marrows and pumpkins.  We grow soft fruit with a PYO site and these include, strawberries, raspberries, red, white and blackcurrants, tayberries, jostenberrys, blackberries and green and red gooseberries. We also grow our own apple, pears, plums, greengages, damsons & apricots. In our shop we sell all our produce including homemade cakes with our free range eggs all made daily, jams, chutneys and pickles all made by us with our own produce. We lamb in April – keep and eye on our website, so you can some along and see the lambs, and maybe have a cuddle. You can feed the chickens any time of the year, we sell food in the shop for them. Bring the family along to visit a variety of farmyard animals. Christmas is a busy time of year, so why not take some of the stress away by ordering mince pies, sausage rolls and award-winning pickled onions and shallots, your turkey, beef and all your fruit and vegetables. And just to let you know about our free-range eggs, come along and see the chickens freely wandering around, and then purchase some award-winning eggs with a taste that will make you want to return for more.  (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: June 27, 2014, from their website)

 

 

 

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