ECKERT'S CROP UPDATES AND SEASONAL FARMING


FIELD ACCESS PASS

A field access pass will be required to enter our picking areas. The all-day field access pass will allow you to enjoy fruit samples, unlimited rides to the picking areas, fresh farm air and lasting memories. Field access is $2/person.  We do offer discount days. Monday* field access is free, Tuesday-Thursday field access is half price, just $1/person. *On Memorial Day, Labor Day + Columbus Day, field access will be $2/person. As always, children under 2 are free.


 

Last UpdateD saturday, august 17th @8:00 am

Pick-Your-Own Peaches is NOW OPEN!

Pick-Your-Own Peaches is NOW OPEN!

 

Belleville Farm

Pick-Your-Own is OPEN today.

Today, we are picking Peaches, Apples, Blackberries and Vegetables.

Our Delicious Cresthaven Peaches (family favorite) are available for pick-your-own and in our Country Store

Pick-Your-Own Apples is OPEN! We are picking gala apples. The cost of pick your own apples is $1.89/lb. August 17 & 18, kids 12 and under can pick a bag of apples FREE with paid field admission. The free bag holds between 4-5 pounds.

Pick-Your-Own Veggies is OPEN! We are picking tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, squash, sweet peppers, bell peppers and hot peppers.. The cost of pick your own veggies is $10/half peck, $15/peck and $20/half bushel when available.

Our tree-ripened peaches & homegrown blackberries are available for purchase in our Country Store. We also have white peaches and nectarines in 1/2 pecks. Our homegrown blackberries are $5.99/lb. The cost of peaches vary depending on the size of peach and size of container they come in.

Our Sunflower Maze is closed for the season.

When available, picking is available from 8am - 6pm. The last wagon leaves the station at 5:30pm and we ask that you be done picking and back in by 6pm.

Field Access: $2/person Friday-Sunday, $1/person Tuesday - Thursday, no field access fee on Monday*

Pick-Your-Own Veggies are CLOSED on Mondays for maintenance.


Versailles, Kentucky Farm

Our Versailles Farm is OPEN today. See hours below.

We are picking Peaches (limited supply) and apples.

In the country store we have Home Grown Peaches, Zestar, Lodi, Ginger Gold, Gala and Early Gold apples, banana peppers, green peppers, cucumbers, corn, yellow and patty pan squash, tomatoes, and onions. In the bakery, we have fresh donuts, apple, dutch apple, peach, blackberry and apple hand pies.

Our Orchard in Versailles will be open from 9am – 6pm Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm on Sunday and closed on Mondays .

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Grafton farm

Pick-Your-Own is OPEN.

Today, we are picking Peaches, Apples and Blackberries.

We are excited to announce that the Eckert Favorite Peach, Creshthaven, is available for picking through August 23.

Peaches, blackberries and homegrown veggies are also available for purchase in the Country Store.

Pick-Your-Own Apples is OPEN! We are picking gala apples. The cost of pick your own apples is $1.89/lb. August 17 & 18, kids 12 and under can pick a bag of apples FREE with paid field admission. The free bag holds between 4-5 pounds.

The Grafton Farm is open from 9am - 5pm daily.


Manchester store (79 Nationalway shopping center, Manchester, mo)

We are excited to announce that we have a NEW! Seasonal Store at 79 Nationalway Shopping Center in Manchester, MO. Our new store is open daily from 9am - 6pm and is stocked full of tree-ripened peaches, homegrown veggies and blackberries, freshly baked sweet treats, jams, jellies and so much more!


Eckert’s Kirkwood Farmer’s Market

We are excited to announce that we are operating out of the Kirkwood Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 8am - 2pm throughout July & August. At the Farmers’ Market you can find our tree-ripened peaches, homegrown blackberries, fresh veggies, sweet bakery treats and signature Eckert products that you love.

Our Eckert’s Kirkwood Farmer’s Market is located at 150 E. Argonne Drive, Kirkwood, MO 63122


MILLSTADT FUN FARM

We are CLOSED for the season. The Millstadt Farm will reopen on August 31.

Our Millstadt Farm is located at 2719 Eckert Orchard Lane, Millstadt, IL


If you love to grow or pick your own fruits and vegetables, you know that you can never be totally sure what will be ready when. Thus, we always recommend that our visitors stop by this crop updates page to see what's happening at Eckert's Belleville, Millstadt, Grafton, Versailles and the St. Louis Farm Market. Bookmark this page and check back often for info on vegetable and fruit seasonality, and more information on Eckert's pick-your-own options.

We also want to keep our customers updated on our crops and seasonal farming so they know what's happening on the farm! Plus, we'll always make our locations fun destinations with unique farm events and programs. Whether you're looking for the Eckert's picking schedule or want to see what will be happening when you visit, you'll find useful info here. You can always contact your Eckert's location for additional information.


ECKERT'S HOMEGROWN CROPS

A variety of homegrown crops are available at Eckert’s Farms from May through December.


 

Belleville FARM

Subject to seasonal availability

 
 

 

GRAFTON FARM

Subject to seasonal availability

 

 

MILLSTADT FARM

Subject to seasonal availability

 
 

 

Versailles, KY Farm

For more information on crop updates and availability, please visit the Versailles Crop Updates page.