7 Best Things about Strawberry Season at Patterson Farms

Posted on May 4, 2020 in Blog Posts

 

 

1. Strawberries. Duh!?!

Strawberry season is here!! Even though it may be a little different this year, we want to make sure that you can still enjoy this delicious fresh fruit while you can. We have implemented an online pre-paid option and a drive-thru service on the farm to purchase strawberries. We highly encourage that you purchase your strawberries online at www.shoppattersonfarm.com to save time for everyone. Pre-picked strawberries are $16 per 4-quarter basket and $5 per quart. So, make sure to visit the farm today and utilize our drive-thru to get your farm-fresh berries now!

Click here to learn more about our beautiful, delicious berries!

 

2. Patterson’s NEW Drive-Thru

Even though we can’t pick our own strawberries, for now, we still have them available at our market! We have created a drive-thru for strawberry pick up to ensure that you can still get your strawberry fix. It is important when you use the drive-thru to remain in your vehicle while you wait. Do not approach the barnyard fences or allow your animals to leave the car. By following the red arrows on the map, you can safely and quickly pick up your strawberries to enjoy! Make sure to check our availability online before heading to the farm.


If you are still confused when looking at the map, check out our virtual drive-thru simulation video here.

 

3. Market Newbies

When you swing by the market for your strawberries or fresh produce, don’t forget to grab some pre-packaged ice cream! We have pre-scooped 6 oz. cups with lids in Butter Pecan, Strawberry, No Sugar Added Strawberry, Strawberry Cheesecake, Vanilla, and Chocolate. We also have 6 oz. pre-packaged sundaes available in Strawberry, Green Mint, Chocolate, Cotton Candy, and Cookies & Cream. 4 oz. pre-packaged Kids Cup is available in Strawberry, Vanilla, and Chocolate.

Fresh squeezed lemonade and strawberry lemonade are also available in the market, in our strawberry drive-thru, and curbside line! Quench your thirst while enjoying some juicy berries! A 16 oz. plastic cup of lemonade is $3 and a 32 oz. plastic cup is $5. A souvenir cup is also available in lemon or strawberry versions for $8.

We also have fresh kettle corn available! $5 for a small bag and $8 for a large bag! Kettle corn pairs perfectly with our delicious strawberries!

Please help us Social Distance by not exiting your vehicle to socialize in the parking lot!

Pre-order your lemonade and ice cream here!

 

4. Curbside Pickup for Fresh Produce and Items from the Market

If you’re looking for fresh produce, we can bring it directly to your car! Our curbside pickup is the perfect way to still enjoy our fresh-from-the-farm produce and market items. Along with produce, we also sell jams, jellies, and sauces made from our own fresh strawberries and tomatoes. Honey is also available to help with those seasonal allergies. Next time you’re on the farm, make sure to take advantage of our curbside service until we are all able to shop safely again! Our market is open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesdays from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. are designated for seniors 55 and older.

Click here to learn more about the Market.

 

 

5. All Things Strawberry

Along with fresh strawberries, our market also offers a variety of strawberry products for your enjoyment! The beauty of this fruit is how versatile it can be in the kitchen. It can be made into pies, cakes, cookies, and more! We offer strawberry jams, jellies, and preserves, strawberry crisp mix, strawberry shortcake mix, and a chocolate-covered strawberry kit. No matter how you prefer your strawberries, there is something for everyone! Shop online now or head to the farm and pick up your items using our drive-thru delivery service.

Click here to shop online for all your strawberry favorites!

 

 

6. Check out our beautiful flowers!

One perk of strawberry season is that our flowers bloom at the same time! When driving through the farm to pick up your strawberries or produce from the market, check out our colorful flowers all around you. We have fern hanging baskets and a variety of bedding plants available for purchase to take home and brighten up your yard or garden. Planting flowers or a garden is also a fun activity for the whole family and can help teach the values of gardening like responsibility, creativity, and discovery.

 

 

7. Satellite Stands

If our main location in Rowan County is a little out of the way for you, don’t worry. Our satellite stands are now open! The berries are picked fresh in the morning and delivered directly to the stands every morning. The stands open at 9 a.m. each day and remain open until they sell out. If a stand is already closed when you arrive, this means that they have sold out and closed for the day. We currently have two open satellite locations; one in Salisbury, and one in Concord.

Location #1:

W. Innes Street beside Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo address is: 1300 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144

How to Pay: Cash, Check, or Credit/Debit Cards Accepted

 

Location #2:

Mr. C’s

1260 Concord Parkway North, Concord, NC 28025

How to Pay: Cash or Credit/Debit Cards Accepted

Click here to learn more about our satellite stand.

 

Stop by today to get your farm fresh strawberries!

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