Day Trip / Sweet Berry Farm in Newport, RI
Sweet Berry Farm is a post-and-beam farm marketing and cafe situated on 100 acres of conserved farmland. Located a short distance from downtown Newport and the island's beaches. From their market they sell freshly grown seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, as well as a variety of gourmet and speciality foods. The pick-your-own season begins in June when the first strawberries ripen and extends through December with festive Christmas trees and wreaths. Sweet Berry Farm takes pride in their business and uses only sustainable growing practices.
Sweet Berry Farm's personal chefs create a wide selection of sweets and savories using only the freshest ingredients. Locals stop in for breakfast, lunch or to take home a gourmet dinner. The cafe also offers indoor and outdoor seating. The best part of outdoor seating, are large climbing trees where picnic tables take advantage of the shade, while kids take advantage of their climbing potential and the old-fashioned tractors perfect for playing.
Sweet Berry Farm's Market sells a variety of produce, dairy, gourmet items, prepared foods and premium ice cream. Many of the products are sourced from local businesses and throughout the season you'll find pre-picked farm grown produce available for purchase.
Tuesday Night / Concert & Dinner Series
Stop by on Tuesday evenings in July and August for free live music and family-friendly fun. Speciality dinners prepared by Chef Scott Amaral are available, as well as, the usual menu inside the farm's cafe. Heads up, there are a limited number of dinner tickets available for purchase, so call ahead to reserve yours here: (401) 847-3912
During concerts you'll find rows of lawn chairs, kids climbing the local trees, dancing, enjoying chalk on the farm's driveway, and sounds of local RI musicians.
Sweet Berry Farm offers seven types of pick-your-own fruit, as well as, pumpkins and Christmas trees. Strawberries season usually starts early to mid-June and lasts about three to four weeks. Throughout the summer visitors come to pick raspberries, blueberries, peaches, and blackberries. The farm grows a variety of apples including Sansa, Zestar, Early Macintosh, Gingergold, Gala, Macintosh, Golden Supreme, Macoun, Honeycrisp, Jona Gold, Empire, Cortland, Mutsu (Crispin), Golden Delicious, and Fuji. Apples and pumpkins are available for pick-your-own harvesting September through mid-October. The day after Thanksgiving, the Christmas tree field are open for visitors to choose their own trees.
Dates vary with weather conditions.
Strawberries: Early June – early July
Summer Raspberries: July – mid-August
Blueberries: Mid-July – August
Peaches: Late July – early October
Blackberries: Early August – September
Fall Raspberries: Late August – September
Apples: September – mid-October
Pumpkins: Late September – October
Christmas Trees: Choose a tree from our field and we'll cut, wrap, and tie it to your car for you. We also offer pre-cut premium Christmas trees. Trees are available the day after Thanksgiving.
915 Mitchell's Lane
Middletown, RI 02842
Open Every Day 8am-7pm, April - December