The local strawberry season is still in full swing and could continue through March depending on the weather.
Oak Haven Farms & Winery, a family-owned U-Pick strawberry farm in Sorrento, has seven acres of their twenty-acre farm available for picking. Priced at $3.10 a pound, visitors can pick rows of berries, then head inside where fresh strawberry milkshakes and shortcake are made on weekends. The price for pre-picked berries is $3.60 per pound.
Karen & Harry Stauderman, along with their daughter Lynn, have owned the farm and for over twenty years. Strawberries have been a staple of the farm, and seven years a vineyard was added for making sweet local wines.
The farm is family-friendly and features a free obstacle course, playground, short zip line, as well as a hayride on weekends.
Visitors should call the farm in advance for the U-pick schedule due to varying availability. Oak Haven Farms is located at 32418 Avington Road in Sorrento. Weekend hours are Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 11-5. Phone 352-735-1996.