Strawberry Farm in La Trinidad, Benguet lets visitors pick the strawberries themselves. Tourists can choose a farm for their strawberry-picking and pay for their harvest afterward. Price per kilo is slightly higher than if they were to buy the strawberries pre-packed by the vendors. Still, it’s a fun experience for kids and city folks not used to the farm life.
It may be hard to believe, but there are people who do not know what a strawberry plant looks like. That’s why many tourists do try to include La Trinidad’s Strawberry Farm in their itinerary. By picking the fruits themselves, farm visitors are sure to take home the freshest strawberry fruits. Visitors can opt to simply buy pre-packed strawberries from vendors lined along the farm’s roadside.
It is ideal to visit the strawberry farm during strawberry season, which normally runs from November to May, with peaks during the first few months of the year.
Strawberry Farm in La Trinidad is also a good place to buy unique Baguio products such as fresh strawberries, strawberry jam, honey, ube jam, peanut brittle as well as wood carvings, pretty knitted clothes and other souvenir items.
After our Strawberry Farm visit, we went straight to La Trinidad Market to buy fresh vegetables. Prices here are a bit lower than in Baguio City’s Public Market. We made the strawberry farm and La Trinidad market trips our last activities. We headed back to Manila right after buying vegetables from La Trinidad public market. That way, the fruits and vegetables stay fresh.
How To Go To Strawberry Farm, La Trinidad
Strawberry Farm, La Trinidad is a few minutes’ drive from the City of Baguio. When coming from Session Road, turn to Magsaysay Avenue, which is the road where Baguio City Public Market is located. Just drive straight towards La Trinidad, Benguet.
The strawberry farm is beyond Benguet State University and La Trinidad Market. Parking is provided to private vehicles. Commuters can go to the farm from Magsaysay Avenue by taking a jeepney with a ‘La Trinidad’ signboard.