Fun Family Activity: Blueberry Picking At Quinn Farm with a Toddler


What is better than spending a fun, healthy day outdoors?   We were looking for the perfect activity and Daniel and I decided to take our daughter Ava blueberry picking at Quinn Farm.  Quinn Farm provides a wonderful family day out with a fun packed day of farmyard activities, visiting the animal barn, tractor rides and you get to pick fruits too.  Right now blueberries are in season, but it is almost the end of the season.  The admission for the farm is $13 and they give you a 3L basket to pick blueberries with.


Not only did we go blueberry picking but we visited the farm barn which had pigs, sheep,chickens, rabbits, donkey, llamas, goats and horses.  Ava was not sure about the animals because this is the first time she has been to the farm.  Once she got over her amazement she was running around and especially loved the chickens and rooster.

The farm has a number of different varieties of blueberries, all of which were developed by MacDonald College in the 1980s.  We were very excited about getting to the our picking day.  Ava loves fruit of all kinds and she especially loves blueberries.  We love blueberries because they are good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C and vitamin K. They have very high levels of antioxidants.

We did not get the opportunity to go on the tracker ride, because it was unavailable when we were there.  So we walked to the picking area and it was so much fun looking for the berries.   Once I showed Ava how to pick she had a blast.  The only problem was that she ate more than she picked!


There is so much to do at Quinn farm you can make a fun family day of it.  At the end of your day you could head over to their Bakery Barn where they sell number of baked goods in their Bakery Barn which are baked fresh and made from produce grown on the farm.

To find out more about Quinn farm and their picking schedule, head over to the their website [CLICK HERE]

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22 Comments on this article. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. jody August 9, 2013 at 8:35 pm - Reply

    looks too nice!

  2. Nikki August 9, 2013 at 11:59 pm - Reply

    She is the cutest little girl I have ever seen – she should so be a little model!!

  3. Allie August 10, 2013 at 1:17 am - Reply

    Hopefully she got to make some muffins

  4. Pamela August 10, 2013 at 7:28 am - Reply

    This is such a nice day out!

  5. Dh August 10, 2013 at 2:03 pm - Reply

    Oh my. My kids would be in heaven. They LOVE blueberries!

  6. Chris August 10, 2013 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    I’d even go alone; just so I can assure all the blueberries will be mine.

  7. Ali August 10, 2013 at 5:11 pm - Reply

    Ava looks too cute in these pix.

  8. jody August 10, 2013 at 5:41 pm - Reply

    I’m having MY fun family day with Ava eating lunch

  9. BusyBee August 11, 2013 at 12:31 am - Reply

    Ahhh so cute. Good to see she’s liking her fruit

  10. Erin August 11, 2013 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    Nothing better than fresh blueberries!

  11. Jocelyn August 11, 2013 at 3:16 pm - Reply

    I love fresh blueberries!

  12. DD August 11, 2013 at 10:10 pm - Reply

    Oh for fun!

  13. Allie August 12, 2013 at 12:34 am - Reply

    I’m still thinking about the blueberry muffins

  14. Nikki August 12, 2013 at 12:52 am - Reply

    She is so adorable, makes me want to pick Blueberries!

  15. Pamela August 12, 2013 at 8:09 am - Reply

    I want to do this!

  16. Danity August 12, 2013 at 10:51 am - Reply

    Blueberries are good!

  17. BusyBee August 12, 2013 at 12:06 pm - Reply

    She looks like she’s having a great time

  18. DD August 13, 2013 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    Time to make blueberry pie, grandma!

  19. Danity August 14, 2013 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    I like picking strawberries too!

  20. Ali August 20, 2013 at 2:16 pm - Reply

    Better activity for a kid than taking them to the candy store!

  21. Jocelyn August 26, 2013 at 10:11 am - Reply

    I love blueberry picking!

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