Eckert’s Crop Update posts the most up-to-date homegrown and pick-your-own crop information as well as upcoming events.
Last Updated Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 11:04 a.m.
Pick-Your-Own Peaches is open today at our Belleville Farm, and we are offering Loring peaches—a customer favorite! Pick-your-own peaches are 99 cents/pound while supplies last! Picking is available from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Homegrown, tree-ripened Loring peaches also are available for purchase in the Belleville Country Store and our St. Louis Farm Market. The Belleville Country Store is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The St. Louis Farm Market is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Pick-Your-Own Vegetables is open today at our Belleville Farm. Pick-your-own vegetables are $10/half peck; $15/peck; and $20/half bushel (containers are provided). Vegetable varieties can be mixed and matched. We always recommend that guests bring a pair of gardening gloves because some of the vegetables have prickly vines and to wear closed-toe shoes, such as tennis shoes or boots. The patch is in an open area with no shade, so wearing sunscreen, a hat or visor and sunglasses also is advisable. Regular pick-your-own vegetables hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Our Grafton Farm is OPEN today with Pick-Your-Own Blackberries from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular Pick-Your-Own blackberry hours are Tuesday – Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the cost is $3.49/pound. The Grafton Farm is currently out of already picked blackberries.
Pick-Your-Own Peaches is currently closed at the Grafton Farm. There are plenty of already picked peaches available for sale at the Grafton store. Grafton Farm hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Pick-Your-Own Blackberries is CLOSED at our Belleville Farm. We are also out of homegrown blackberries in our Belleville Country Store.
The Belleville Country Restaurant is open from 7 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. daily, and the Custard shop in Belleville is open 11 am – 9 pm daily.
We offer FREE music concerts every Friday and Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. through Sept. 5 at our Belleville Farm. Click here for for a complete listing of the concerts.
Check the Events tab on our web page for upcoming events and cooking classes.
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