Area you ready for some strawberry picking when travel restrictions are eased? Residents in Misamis Occidental and nearby areas can now see a strawberry farm up close with SAMSON STRAWBERRY FARM located at Barangay Nueva Vista in Don Victoriano town where you can harvest (pick) strawberries with your family and friends, buy seedlings, enjoy the cool weather and of course eat strawberries.

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photo by JOmar Samson
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photo by JOmar Samson

Everyone is free to visit the farm which is located along the western slopes of Mt. Malindang Range Natural Park. It is open Monday to Sunday.

Rates

  • Strawberry picking: P500/kg
  • Picture taking with free taste: P50.00 per head
  • Runner / Seedling (ready to transplant): P50.00 each

The strawberry plots are built along rolling terrain.

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photo by Samson Strawberry Farm
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You can bring your friends for strawberry picking.

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photo by Dinaden Retuya
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Plastic containers are provided.

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photo by Dinaden Retuya
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photo by Samson Strawberry Farm
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photo by Samson Strawberry Farm

How many can you pick?

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photo by Samson Strawberry Farm
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photo by Samson Strawberry Farm
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photo by Johanna Samson Ga-a
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photo by Johanna Samson Ga-a

Due to its high elevation, the area is sometimes covered with fog.

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photo by Samson Strawberry Farm
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The place is also perfect for some “strawberry photoshoots”.

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photo by Jessica Ageas
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photo by Jessica Ageas
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photo by Jessica Ageas
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photo by Jessica Ageas

After harvestting, you can have your strawberry weighed.

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photo by Samson Strawberry Farm

A visit to the farm isn’t complete without a group photo.

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photo by Johanna Samson Ga-a
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photo by Nel Varquez
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photo by Scoth Dagandara

Misamis Occidental Governor Phillip Tan and his staff recently visited the site and is expressed optimism the farm would be a new eco-tourism destination in the province when the pandemic ends.

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photo by Gov. Phillip Tan
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photo by Gov. Phillip Tan
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photo by Gov. Phillip Tan

Check it out.

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