Maurers have grown small fruit and vegetables in the Wooster area for many years. We are professional growers who grow many crops including strawberries, raspberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins, green beans, and melons.
Maurer Farms are professional growers of strawberries, raspberries, peaches, sweet corn, tomatoes, pumpkins and other vegetables for both the retail and wholesale market. Maurers operate a seasonal retail market at the farm which is located at 2901 Batdorf Road, Wooster. Maurers have pick your own strawberries and raspberries during their respective seasons in the summer.
Black raspberries will soon be ready to pick. We will have black raspberries in our market around June 29, 2015 with the pick your own fields also opening up for the first time on June 29, 2015. Please check this website or watch our ad in the “Here & There” column in the “Daily Record” for the exact opening date for black raspberries. We will have our sweet corn in our market and at Buehlers Food Markets in mid July. We will have our own peaches later on in the summer.
The farm operation was moved to the present location at 2901 Batdorf Road in Wooster Township in 1961. The farm operation has been expanded over the years. Presently David, Carol and son Roger Maurer operate the family farm.
Strawberries, raspberries, sweet corn and all kinds of vegetables are our specialties. We follow the latest cultural practices so that we can provide our customers with the best quality produce possible. We follow integrated pest management practices meaning that we scout our fields for pests; plant resistant varieties; and employ cultural practices that minimize the necessity of using pesticides. The farm has a written food safety policy which all employees follow.
Many individuals and families enjoy picking their own berries in the pleasant surroundings of our strawberry and raspberry fields. We furnish containers at no charge in which you may pick your berries. The strawberry containers hold about 6 pounds and the raspberry buckets hold 7 to 8 pounds.
The farm operates a seasonal retail market on the farm. The market opens in late May or early June when strawberries are ready and closes for the winter in mid October. The market features produce grown on the farm and some items which are not grown on the farm but are grown by other local farmers.