Blue Hills Berries and Cherries is a family owned & operated farm located on the outskirts of the beautiful Yarra Valley at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges ( Just 1 hour drive from Melbourne CBD). The Chapman family have been growing fruit in Silvan since 1894. 'Pick Your Own' or 'U-Pick' began on this property in 1970.
Delight in the experience of picking your own sweet, ripe berries and cherries seasonally or purchase fresh picked from the farm gate.
Discover delicious hand made treats from local producers in the gift shop & sample berry jams made at the farm.
Open November - End of April.
A great day out for everyone!
Please see our website for more information and make sure to check the 'Fruit Report' before you visit to ensure fruit availability.
Sagra della Fragole
To celebrate the beginning of the strawberry season Blue Hills Berries & Cherries will be hosting their very first ‘Season Launch Festival and warmly invite you all to join them at the farm & take part in the festivities.
Come along and say hello to the farm animals at the petting zoo and kids can have some fun on the jumping castle. There will be popcorn, fairy floss, market stalls, free face painting and an Italian vibe. Indulge in some delicious pizza or choose something from another food van. But most importantly come along to pick your own sweet, fresh strawberries whilst listening to some old Italian classics in the background.
When: 10 November 2018 ( one day only )
Time: 10am – 4pm. Face painting will be available 11am – 3pm.
Price: Adults $13.50 ( includes approximately 500g of PYO strawberries and festival activities). Children (3 – 14 years) $6.50 ( includes approximately 250g of PYO strawberries and festival activities). Children under 3 years free.
Bring an extra $2.00 for the petting zoo.