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Find your green thumb at Ferm Zemst! Come here to learn something new, bring home something beautiful, or just to have a good time self-harvesting something fresh from its source with family or friends.

What do you think about organic farming? Reconnect with your local flora and fauna at Ferm Zemst.

Keep it local Sustainability is in and Ferm delivers. Feel good about supporting this local business as they also pay attention to reducing their carbon footprint using renewable energy sources as much as possible, limiting waste, collecting rainwater, and purchasing the production resources locally.

There’s a major community feel here since Ferm is always welcoming locals and tourists alike to learn about local farming. You’ll be picking in-season fruits and flowers and supporting local business at Ferm. You’re welcome, Mother Nature!

  • Pick your own apples, strawberries, and other fruits as well as some vegetables, and flowers, all organically grown for the surrounding community. If you don’t want to harvest for yourself, you can always shop here and get fresh herbs, fruits, veggies, and flowers. Fresh vegetable sales happen every Wednesday during the summer time. Otherwise, get to pickin’ any day of the week when you see a crop is ready!
  • Pick your own flowers: From June until September! Bring along the whole family and get picking. The flowers go great as extra decor on dishes or around your house!
  • Edible flowers! At Ferm Zemst you can also pick edible flowers and make tea from them. They say these organic flower gardens will bring you back to nature and are key to an eco-friendly future.
  • Join in with the community and be part of the educational and skill-building workshops, tours, open days, and events.
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    Find the freshest strawberries for picking and get yourself a handpicked flower bouquet by visiting this do it yourself farm. Little ones? They have a cute little playground and if they're up for it, they can help you pick and pluck.

    — Kate, one of our first loyal fans!

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Updated on 10 January 2022

Tips and Tricks

  • Book your slot for a workshop in advance, they do fill up!
  • Pick your own flowers from June until September; keep an eye on the website for any off-season activities.
  • Bring your own knife for harvesting along with any other supplies.

Getting There

  • By Car: Parking available on site
  • By Bus: 18 min walk from bus stop Hombeek Plein
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Every Wednesday 16:00 to 18:30

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Summer

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Varies by activity and product; prices are listed in small cabin next to field. Pay on the honour system by putting cash in the mailbox on the property.

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Open; national COVID rules apply. Check the website for further details.

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