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 TUesday, July 16th @8:00 am
Pick-Your-Own Peaches, Blackberries, Veggies & the Sunflower Maze are CLOSED due to the weather.
Pick-Your-Own Blackberries are $3.99/lb and peaches are $1.49/lb when you pick your own. We are now picking Red Haven Peaches (stubborn freestone). A field access pass is required to pick.
Blackberries are $5.99 per pound when you buy them already picked from our Country Store.
Our tree-ripened peaches are now available for purchase in our Country Store. The cost of peaches vary depending on the size of peach and size of container they come in.
We will be picking Eggplant, Patty Pan Squash, Onions, Kale, Pablano Peppers, Banana Peppers, Green Peppers, and Jalapeno Peppers, Yellow Squash and Zucchini. The cost of pick your own veggies is $10/half peck, $15/peck and $20/half bushel when available.
This weekend (July 20 & 21) is expected to be the PEAK bloom weekend. The maze will be open Tuesday - Sunday from 8am - 5pm. The cost to enter the maze is $3/person and a field access fee is required. Please note, on Saturday July 20th the Sunflower Maze will be OPEN from 8am - 8pm, otherwise the maze normally closes at 5pm.
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*
Blackberries , Veggies & Sunflower Maze are CLOSED on Mondays for maintenance
Versailles, Kentucky Farm
The Versailles Farm is Open. Pick-Your-Own Peaches and Blackberries will be open from 9am to 5:30pm . Blackberries are $3.99/lb and peaches are $1.49/lb when you pick your own.
We have homegrown blackberries and peaches, homegrown kale, corn, Patty Pan squash, yellow squash, Zucchini, banana peppers, KY Grown tomatoes (short supply until Tuesday), and half-runner beans. Delicious fresh baked Apple, Dutch Apple, Strawberry Rhubarb, and apple hand pies plus our famous donuts are also available.
Our Orchard in Versailles will be open from 9am – 6pm Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm on Sunday and closed on Mondays .Closed July 4th.
Our Grafton Farm is OPEN. Pick Your Own blackberries are open. We have peaches for sale in the store in addition to vegetables. T
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. Thank you everyone for a great 2018 season!
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.
Versailles, KY Farm
For more information on crop updates and availability, please visit the Versailles Crop Updates page.