With the rich fertile soil and wonderful weather, the Mount Dandenong area has numerous farmlands and orchards. Therefore, there are many fruit growers in the area. With the abundance of fruit, the Chappies Berry Farm has emerged as a popular fruit store and fruit producing farm.
Today, it is a 4th generation fruit producing business in the Dandenong Ranges. The family of R.L Chapman has been renowned as a popular fruit grower for over 100 years, and with their dedication and hard work, they are able to maintain sustainable farming for years.
Chappies Berry Farm – U-Pick Silvan, Victoria
Nestled on the gorgeous landscape of the Mount Dandenong foothills, it is conveniently located just an hour drive from the city centre of Melbourne.
Chappies offers a special U-Pick business for varieties of berries and other fruits for customers to want to pick their own fresh fruit.
Visitors to the Dandenong Ranges can also choose to visit this wonderful location for a fantastic day trip. While walking through the verdant farmland with numerous fruit bearing plants, visitors can pick some of their favourite fruits. Tasting the fresh produce is also allowed, so as to assist customers in choosing their fruit. For those who don’t want to pick fruit can come to the store and buy fresh, pre-packed fruit.
Apart from their sustainable horticulture and fresh produce, Chappies are also popular for their jams, jellies and dried berries.