Pickering Hill Farms began in the mid-1800’s, when Jack Pickering came from England and started a ranch and meat business. His son Frank later began to raise vegetables, selling them to Cleveland’s west side communities. He built a market on the present site in the 1930’s to sell his goods.
John, his grandson, took over the operation in the 1960’s and in 1997 John’s son Jay built a 6,000 square foot market to serve the growing population of Avon. The Pickering family still runs the business today.
Jay, his wife Lill and their four children, along with John’s wife, Karel, pitch in to grow and sell more than 70 acres of fruit and vegetables and are known for their super sweet, sweet corn, tomatoes and peppers.They proudly offer a full range of fresh-picked produce from June through Halloween. The market also carries a variety of Amish meats, cheeses, and jams as well as local honey, syrup and other Ohio products.
The Pickering’s invite you to stop in and experience a little bit of country in the city!
Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
October Saturdays and Sundays from 12-5 p.m. enjoy a wagon ride (hayride with straw) to our 2 acre pick your own pumpkin patch. You can also get lost in our 1-acre corn maze (children 8 and under need to be accompanied by an adult). Hang out for a bit and sip some hot or cold cider while enjoying popcorn and fresh apple fritters. A great way to enjoy the fall season and stock up on your fall decorations!
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