Farming Fun in Erie! Farmers Markets, Pick Your Own Now Open

By Kara Murphy June 8, 2021

Summer feels like it has finally arrived in Erie, and that means fresh produce is here!

Looking for pick your own fruit details or a great farmers' market? We have details below! Pick Your Own Farms in Erie County and Erie County Farmer's Markets are open for the season! Enjoy all of Erie's locally grown fruit and vegetables this summer!

As pick your own conditions can change quickly, it's best to check for updates on farms' websites or social media sites before heading out. We have linked to them below to make it easy for you.

Pick-your-own farms in Erie County

Finnell Farms

7840 Buffalo Rd, Harborcreek
(814) 899-8242

FB post from Finnell Farms June 30, 2021: Strawberries might be slowing down, but cherries, blueberries and raspberries are just starting!  Don't miss out on the summer yum! 

Mason Farms

8603 West Lake Road, Lake City 
(814) 833-9933

Website info from Mason Farms July 1, 2021: Strawberries and red raspberries available for PYO

Troyer's Strawberry Acres 

Flatts Road and State Route 97, Waterford
(814) 796-2641

Closed for the strawberry picking season as of June 30, 2021.

Westgate Farms

10951 Lake Rd, North East
(814) 725-1157

Pick your own cherries open as of June 26, 2021.

Sceiford Quality Fruit

11820 Middle Rd North East,
(814) 347-5233

PYO cherries open as of June 26, 2021.

🌽LEAF Open Market🌽

Frontier Park

June 19th, July 3rd, July 17th, July 31st, August 14th, August 28th, September 11th, September 25th, October 9th, and October 23rd

LEAF Open Markets will run biweekly on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm on the 8th street side of Frontier Park. They will begin the season with food/produce vendors and reevaluate having non-food and craft/artist vendors a bit later in the summer. Vendors include: Majestic Baking Company, Post Apples, After the Fall Cider, Cafe 7-10, Allburn Florist, Blooming Valley Farms, Erie Ale Works, and more!

🌽Downtown Farmers Market🌽

Perry Square

Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 20-October 17. 

Hosted by Erie Downtown Partnership. The Downtown Farmers Market is Downtown Erie's place for local food vendors, farmers, crafters, & artisans. 

🌽Little Italy Farmers Market🌽

331 W. 18th St., Erie

Every Monday from 3 to 6 p.m. June 28-Sept. 27

Featuring produce grown in the SSJNN Urban Farm by Little Italy teens and several local farms including Post Apple's, Finck's Produce, No Dirt Farms, French Street Farms, Strawberry Lane Produce, Blooming Valley Farms, Wild Field Farm, USCRI Erie's Flagship Farms, and more. 

SNAP, WIC and FMNP Senior Vouchers are accepted and DOUBLED to encourage local eating! Major credit cards also accepted. 

Do you have a favorite Erie County farmers market or pick-your-own farm we're missing? Let me know at and I'll get it added!