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2019-2020 Strawberry Season opens at JG Ranch

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on November 26, 2019

Season’s Greetings everyone! Strawberry season is upon us once more and the fields at JG Ranch feature four varieties of strawberries to try this year. Don’t worry, they’re all sweet!

All four of these varieties were available before and the same colors as last year are used to mark them, making it easier for everyone returning to pick their favorite strawberry variety this season!

The 4 varieties of strawberries available at JG Ranch for 2019 are:

▪ Beauties – Blue – ‘Wild Strawberry Flavor’
▪ Red Merlins – Red – ‘Citrusy Strawberry Flavor’ or ‘Margarita Berries’
▪ Brilliance – Yellow – ‘Crisp Chocolate Dippers’
▪ Caminos – Orange – ‘Juicy Chocolate Dippers’

Fresh Vegetables available Now

romaine lettuce
Fresh romaine lettuce is available in the u-pick vegetables at JG Ranch. Image courtesy of JG Ranch.

Available to pick in the vegetable garden right now are collard greens, mustard greens, kale, swiss chard, and romaine lettuce!

The winter garden is still in the early stages, so there is no cabbage or broccoli yet, it should be available for U-pick soon.

Thanksgiving Hours

JG Ranch will be open the Wednesday before Thanksgiving this year, so that you may be able to come out and get fresh produce for the holiday. Hours are Wednesday, November 27th, 2019, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed Thursday, November 28th, 2019, for Thanksgiving and then open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm.

Regular Hours and Best Practices

Regular hours for the season are Thursday through Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm.

Four varieties of strawberries are available for upick now at JG Ranch. Image courtesy of JG Ranch.

2019-2020 Strawberry Season Open at JG Ranch

Be sure to check the weather before heading out! If it’s raining or storming, JG Ranch may not be open. Facebook is the most reliable resource to see how the weather will affect each day, as it is used for the quickest updates. Please call ahead to ensure availability, especially if it’s quite a drive to the farm. The phone number for JG Ranch is (352)-799-0556. If no-one answers, please leave a message.