Eckert's Crop Update

Eckert’s Crop Update

Formerly known as our “Harvest Hotline,” Eckert’s Crop Update posts the most up-to-date homegrown and pick-your-own crop information as well as upcoming events.

Last Updated Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 9 a.m.

It’s apple season at Eckert’s! Our farms in Belleville, Millstadt and Grafton are open today, Tuesday, Sept. 2 for apple picking.

At our Belleville Farm, we are picking Honeycrisp and Pixie Crunch apple varieties from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for $2.99/pound. We recommend that guests who would like to pick-your-own Honeycrisp apples visit us before the weekend; at this time, we estimate that our Honeycrisp crop will be picked out before the weekend. The orchards are muddy; we recommend wearing older shoes.

At our Millstadt Farm we are picking Jonathan apples from 9 am. to 6:30 p.m. The orchards are muddy; we recommend wearing older shoes.

At our Grafton Farm we are picking Honeycrisp apples from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $2.99/pound.  The GRAFTON Farm only also has a very limited supply of pick-your-own peaches for $1.99/pound–while supplies last. The orchards are muddy; we recommend wearing older shoes.

Already picked Jonathan, Gala and Pixie Crunch apple varieties are available in the Belleville Country Store for $1.79/pound or $7.99 for a 5-pound bag. We are temporarily out of already picked Honeycrisp  apples for purchase in the Belleville Country Store. The Grafton Country Store has a limited supply of Honeycrisp apples for $3.29/pound.

Peach season has ended at the Belleville Farm, and the St. Louis Farm Market is now closed for the 2014 season.

As always, we encourage you to check the Harvest Hotline and Crop Update at the day you are planning to visit Eckert’s for the most current crop information. Sign up for our email updates and like us on Facebook and Twitter for additional information and offers. Thank you and see you soon!