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, june 18th @9:06am
Our tree-ripened peaches are now available for purchase in our Country Store. As with the start of all homegrown crops, the supply isn’t abundant yet, but we will have more peaches than we know what to do with in no time. The cost of peaches vary depending on the size of peach and size of container they come in.
Pick-Your-Own Veggies will be CLOSED today. When we reopen this weekend. we will be picking kale, turnips, spring onions, patty pan squash and beets. The cost of pick your own veggies is $10/half peck, $15/peck and $20/half bushel when available.
We hope to open pick your own blackberries this weekend. Stay tuned for more info.
When available, picking is available from 9am - 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 on Monday*
Versailles, Kentucky Farm
Pick-Your-Own Blackberries are OPEN today, picking is available from 9am - 5:30pm. The cost of pick your own blackberries is $3.99/lb.
We have homegrown peaches, blackberries, KY tomatoes, homegrown kale, onions, turnips, patty pan squash and beets. Delicious fresh baked pies and our famous donuts.
Our Orchard in Versailles will be open from 9am – 6pm Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm on Sunday and closed on Mondays.
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.
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.
Eckert’s Kirkwood Farmer’s Market
We are excited to announce that we have relocated to Kirkwood Farmer’s Market. We will be open, Saturday, June 1st from 8am - 2pm. We will be closed on Saturday, June 8th and will reopen on Saturday, June 22nd with blackberries from 8am - 2pm.
Our Eckert’s Kirkwood Farmer’s Market is located at 150 E. Argonne Drive, Kirkwood, MO 63122
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.