Pick your own organic fruits and vegetables directly from the trees and plants !
This is a place that I highly recommend for a visit if you are coming to Arras. This well maintained farm is located just 5-10 minutes drive from the Arras city center, in a neighboring town called Beaurains.
Spread over 15 hectares, the farm offers a variety of organic fruits, vegetables, flowers, and also fruit juices and jams. People can pick the fruits and vegetables they want to buy directly from the trees and plants.
The owners of this farm, Mrs. and Mr. Chatelain are growing seasonal fruits and vegetables, so their products keep changing throughout the year. The Chatelain family started this farm 8 years ago (in 2006) with only 5 hectares of land at that time. Today, they are also growing several varieties of flowers.
Most of the fruits and vegetables are priced cheaper than in the nearby supermarkets and they have a great taste because they are organic, and fresh without any refrigeration.
At the entrance of the farm, you will find wheelbarrows, baskets, plastic bags, knives and pruning scissors that you can use to help you select the best products. Children love picking fruits and vegetables and it can be a wonderful educational trip for them. In fact, many families come with kids.
Visitor Timings :
The farm is open from April to November, everyday except on Monday mornings :
– On Mondays : from 2.15 pm to 7.00 pm
– From Tuesdays to Sundays : from 9.30 am to 12.00 pm and from 2.15 pm to 7.00 pm
The farm is open during all the bank holidays except on 1st November.
Address : Avenue François Mitterrand – Impasse Ringo 62 217 BEAURAINS
Phone number : 00 33 321 73 09 42
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : http://www.cueillettedebeaurains.fr
(It is only available in French but the fruits and vegetables that are available to pick are mentioned on the website through pictures).
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