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 Labor Day + Columbus Day, field access will be $2/person. As always, children under 2 are free.


Last UpdateD thursday, April 25, 8am

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We are excited to announce that our first homegrown crop of the season is now available. Head out to our Belleville Farm to enjoy Homegrown Asparagus.

Our delicious homegrown asparagus is CLOSED today due to weather. Pick-Your-Own Asparagus is $1.49/lb (no field access).

We also have homegrown asparagus available for purchase in our Country Store, the cost is $3.99/lb.

We are HOPING to open Pick Your Own Strawberries around May 11th (stay tuned for more info!)

Versailles, Kentucky Farm

We are excited to announce that our farm will reopen on Saturday, April 27 for the season. Homegrown Strawberries are on the horizon and will be ready very soon - stay tuned for more crop information.

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Millstadt Fun Farm

We are closed for the season. Thank you everyone for a great 2018 season!

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

Grafton farm

Our Grafton Farm is closed for the season. Thank you to everyone for a great 2018 season.

Our Grafton Farm is located at 20995 Eckert Orchard Road, Grafton, IL.

St. Louis Farm Market

Our St. Louis Farm Market is CLOSED for the season.


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.


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


Belleville FARM

Subject to seasonal availability




Subject to seasonal availability




Subject to seasonal availability



Versailles, KY Farm

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