Illinois Farmers Markets

A current directory of farmers markets and U-picks in Illinois

All Seasons Orchard & Nursery
14510 Route 176
Woodstock, IL 60098 (McHenry County)
815-338-5637
ASFNL@prodigy.net
Directions: From Chicago take I-90. Exit on 47 North to Route 176 West. The orchard is located 2.5 miles west of the intersection of Route 176 West and 47.
Open: September - October, Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm
Pick Your Own: 11 different varieties of apples
Farmer’s Market: honey, jams, pre-picked apples and Asian pears, apple doughnuts.
Other: Pumpkins in October, green and shade trees available from spring-fall.

Dunn’s Farmstead

21302 W. Angle Rd.
Wilmington, IL 60481 (Will County)
815-476-7667
Directions: 2 miles east of Wilmington off Route 102. Follow signs.
Open: 9 am - 5 pm, daily. Appointments welcome.

Pick Your Own: asparagus, strawberries, green beans, okra, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant.

Honey Hill Orchard
11747 Waterman Road
Waterman, IL 60556 (DeKalb County)
815-264-3337
Internet: www.honeyhillorchards.com

Pick Your Own & Roadside Market: fresh apples, raspberries, pumpkins, apple juice, donuts, pies & candy, general crafts

Jim Gorman Vegetables
30643 S. Route 53
Wilmington, IL 60481 (Will County)
815-476-7514

Pick Your Own & Roadside Market: tomatoes, peppers and hot peppers; will have melons, sweet corn, apples and eggplant, tomatoes, sweet peppers, hot pepperslater in season at stand only.

Roadside Market: muskmelon, watermelon, pumpkins, sweet corn, apples

McCann Berry Farm

1811O Kishwaukee Valley Rd

Woodstock, IL 60098 (McHenry County)

815-568-8810

Hours: 8am - 7pm Weekdays, 8am - 5pm Weekends
U-pick Strawberries. Strawberries approximately June 10-30. Call ahead for picking conditions. Daily: 8 am until picked out for the day.

Tammen Treeberry Farm
37131 Essex Road
Wilmington, IL 60481 (Will County)
815-458-6264 or 800-892-5989
E-mail: treeturkey@aol.com
Internet: http://members.aol.com/treeturkey

Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am - 4:30pm ,Closed Sunday,
Season lasts 3-4 weeks
Pick Your Own: fresh blueberries

Anderson Farm Orchard, Inc.
43133 Green Bay Road
Zion, IL 60099 (Lake County)
847-872-7004Roadside Market: fresh apples & pears and cider.Opens in September Noon - 6 pm - 7 days a week.

Dollinger Family Farm
7502 E. Hansel Road
Minooka, IL 60447 (Grundy County)
815-467-6766

Roadside Market: fresh pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn & squash; fall entertainment, Civil War reenactment, and hayrides in October

Hours: 10 am - 6 pm
Email: dolinger@cbcast.com
Klein’s Farm Market
P.O. Box 8 (Route 20, 2 miles west of Randall Road in Udina township)
Burlington, IL 60109 (Kane County)
847-697-4910
Business office phone: 847-683-9647
kleinsfarmmarket@aol.com

Roadside Market: fresh vegetables and fruit July through October; bedding plants April through July

Norton Produce
39W369 Route 64
St. Charles, IL 60175 (Kane County)
630-377-8118

Roadside Market: fresh melons, raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelons, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, eggplants, leeks, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, sweet corn

Hours: 9 am - 5 pm Monday - Saturday; 10 am - 4 pm Sunday

Random Acres, Inc.
621 E. Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, IL 60194 (Cook County)
847-524-5296
Internet: http://www.randomacres.com

Roadside Market: fresh apples, blueberries, grapes, melons, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelons, beans, beets, broccoli, carrot, cauliflower, celery, cucumbers & gherkins, eggplants, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, peppers, potatoes, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, hanging baskets, crafts, herbs & vegetables (April - July); pumpkins & apples in October, sweet corn & sweet potatoes. Also, nursery & garden center.

Randy’s Vegetables & Greenhouses
1/4 mile north of I-90
15N440 Randall Road
Elgin, IL 60123 (Kane County)
847-428-5244

Roadside Market: homegrown vegetables, bedding plants, perennials, vegetable and herb plants, hanging baskets, mulches & soils. Seasonal homegrown items. Family fun in autumn with seasonal produce

Email: randysvegchris@aol.com

Red Barn Farm Market
Route 47 (3500 South)
Woodstock, IL 60098 (McHenry County)
815-338-2965 or 815-338-4343

Roadside Market: fresh asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, cucumbers & gherkins, eggplants, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, spinach, squash, watermelon, muskmelon, tomatoes, pumpkins, gourds & sweet corn

Siegel’s Cottonwood Farms, Inc.
17250 S. Weber
Lockport, IL 60441 (Will County)
815-741-2693
haunt57@aol.com

Garden Center: annuals, perennials, shrubs & trees, daylilies, fall festival, haunted house, pond plants, gazebo kits.

U-Pick and Roadside Market: pumpkins

Hours: Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm - Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

Tom’s Farm Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
10214 Algonquin Road
Huntley, IL 60142 (McHenry County)
847-669-3421
Internet: www.tomsfarmmarket.com

Roadside Market: Spring (asparagus, annuals, perennials, herbs, hanging baskets, and containterized shrubbery); Mid-July - October (fresh fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies); October (apples, caramel apples, pumpkins); Nov-Dec (homemade apple cider donuts); Baker shop pies and bread whole season.

   
 
   
Alto Vineyards, Ltd.
8515 N. Highway 127
P. O. Box 51
Alto Pass, IL 62905 (Union County)
618-893-4898Pick Your Own: seedless grapes from last winter.E-mail: altovin@midwest.net

Alton Farmers’ Market
Alton Market Place (Madison County)
100 E. Broadway
618-463-1016
Internet: http://www.altonmarketplace.com

Locally grown fresh produce

Roadside Market: fresh produce, crafts, fresh bread, pies, fresh & potted flowers, jewelry & homemade soaps

Open: June - September.
Austin’s Strawberries & Red Raspberries
12505 Springfield Road
P. O. Box 361
Tremont, IL 61568 (Tazewell County)
309-925-3206

Pick Your Own: fresh raspberries (no raspberries until August) & strawberries (May-June 1st)
Benson Blueberries
Rural Route 2 Box 89
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
217-749-2309 (field) or 618-928-2115 (office) blueberry line.
After July 1 - 618-928-2516

Location: 9 miles north of Vincennes, Indiana, Illinois - State Rte. 33

Season Lasts Mid-June-Mid-July

Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: fresh blueberries


Biver Farms

7307 Pin Oak Road
Edwardsville, IL (Madison County)
618-656-9082
Visitors by appointment, organic

Farmer’s/Organic Market: Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, lettuce, strawberries, greens & wheatgrass
Blue Berry Hill Farm
675 Wrights Crossing Road
Cobden, IL 62920 (Union County)
618-893-2397

Pick Your Own and Roadside Market: blueberries (U-pick and retail), fresh blackberries (U-pick and retail), raspberries (U-pick and retail), and strawberries (U-pick and retail); tomatoes and watermelons (not locally grown).

Open: 7 days, 8 am - 8 pm


Braeutigam Orchards

2765 Turkey Hill Lane
Belleville, IL (St. Clair County)
618-233-4059

U-pick: blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers

Market: muskmelon, watermelon, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, pumpkins, apples, blueberries, sweet corn, Indian corn in fall.
Christ Orchard
4313 N. Texas Road
Elmwood, IL 61529 (Peoria County)
309-446-3324
texasrd7@juno.com

New deli serving lunches
Hours: Aug-Oct 9-6, Mon-Sat & 11 –6 on Sunday
Dec 9-5 Mon-Sat, 11-5 Sunday

Pick Your Own and Roadside Market: fresh apples, plums, jams, jellies, honey, cider, Indian corn, pumpkins & squash
Clark’s Greenhouse & Herbal Country
2580 100th Avenue
San Jose, IL 62682 (Logan County)
309-247-3729

Pick Your Own: herbs, scented geraniums & edible flowers, fresh flowers and bouquets.

Other: sells vegetables, display garden, classes year round, newsletter, open year round.

Internet: http://www.herbalcountry.net

E-mail: wclark@mtco.com
Curtis Orchard Ltd.
3902 S. Duncan Road
Champaign, IL 61822 (Champaign County)
217-359-5565
E-mail: curtisp777@aol.com
Internet: http://www.curtisorchard.com

Pick Your Own: apples

Roadside Market & Wholesale: pumpkins, squash, cider, honey, sorghum, jams, jellies, preserves & marmalades, donuts, pies, pony & wagon rides as well as food and live music on weekends, petting zoo, play area, school tours by appointment, gift shop, and birthday parties.

Open: July 25 - Monday - Saturday 9 am - 6 pm Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
Demange Farm
10349 W. Astor Road
St. Jacob, IL (Madison County)
618-644-9218
Email: edemange@hometoe.com

U-Pick farm: Strawberries

Ready picked: string beans, cantelopes, blackberries, tomatoes, pumpkins (seasonal)

Open: 7 am - 7 pm
Eckert’s Country Store & Farms
901 S. Greenmount Road
Belleville, IL (St. Clair County)
618-233-0513
Internet: http://www.eckerts.com

U-pick: strawberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, Christmas trees

Market: seasonal fruit and vegetables


Eckert’s Farm

Route 1, Box 87A
Grafton, IL (Jersey County)
618-786-3445
Internet: http://www.eckerts.com

Farmer’s/Roadside Market/U-Pick Farm: apples, pumpkins, peaches

Open: Monday - Saturday - 8 am - 6 pm, Sunday 9 am - 6 pm

Eckert Orchards, Inc.
901 S. Greenmount Road
Belleville, IL 62220 (St. Clair County)
618-233-0513
Internet: http://www.eckerts.com

Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: fresh apples, blackberries, peaches, strawberries, pumpkins, apple cider, apple juice, bread products, gift & fruit baskets, custard shop, gift shop, restaurant, run corral, play area and greenhouse
Fortschneider Orchard
Deer Plain Road
Brussels, IL (Calhoun County)
618-883-2423

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: peaches, apples, watermelon, pumpkins
Frank Farms, Inc.
R. R. 2, Box 41
Athens, IL 62613 (Menard County)
217-636-8112
E-mail: kfrank54@aol.com

Pick Your Own & Roadside Market: asparagus, sweet corn when in season, wagon ride fall through winter, Christmas trees day after Thanksgiving, can tag own tree
G & C Meyer Farm
4370 Rockcastle Road
Steeleville, IL (Randolph County)
1.5 hours from St. Louis, 6 hours from Chicago
618-965-3800
meyer@egyptian.net
U-pick: strawberries, blackberries, pumpkins

Market: strawberries, blackberries, pumpkins, raspberries, garden vegetables, beets, hardy mums, daylilies, red and black raspberries, large variety of tomatoes and fall decorations
Grandpa’s Berry Farm
3031 Sand Road
Edwardsville, IL (Madison County)
618-692-4519

U-pick: strawberries, blackberries

Markets: strawberries, blackberries, peaches, local vegetables, cantaloupes, watermelon, tomatoes, cut flowers

Granny’s Berries

3405 S. White Rock Rd.
Rochelle, IL 61068 (Ogle County)
815-562-4462 or toll free 866-562-4462
WWW: http://www.grannysberries.com

Hours: 8am-4pm daily

Pick your own: call for picking conditions; fresh blueberries after July 6; fresh raspberries after August 15
Green Acres Farm/ Janet Wiser Produce
6200 Rock Springs Road
East St. Louis, IL (St. Clair County)
Call for directions
618-397-6237
Open from Labor Day to November

U-Pick Farm: wheat, soybeans, corn, horseradish - November, mustard, turnip, tendergreen, collard greens, kale, green, roma, white lima, speckled butter beans, crowder peas. Market: sweet potatoes and spinach.


Guten Tag Orchard

3946 State Route #3
Chester, IL (Randolph County)
6 hours from Chicago
618-826-3300

U-pick: apples

Market: peaches, nectarines, corn, apples, pumpkins, strawberries.


Hagen Family Orchard

Brussels Ferry Road
Brussels, IL (Calhoun County)
618-883-2343

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: apples, peaches, pumpkins, apple butter & jams
Ivan’s Farm Market
10620 North Baileyville Road
Baileyville, IL 61007 (Ogle County)
815-938-3649 or 815-864-2058
Internet: www.homestead.com/jacksgrainandgourds/

Retail, Roadside Market: fresh apples, melons, plums, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelons, asparagus (spring), beans, beets, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, cucumbers, eggplants, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, spinach, sweet corn, sweet potatoes, turnips, squash, pumpkins
Jack’s Grain & Gourds
14105 Rowley Road
Durand, IL 61024-9689 (Winnebago County)
815-248-4073

Wholesale: non-edible decorative grains & gourds, red strawberry (edible) popcorn, gourd seeds, wheat weaving by Phoebe


Jacobs Orchard

Route 1, Box 138A
Golden Eagle, IL (Calhoun County)
618-883-2436

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: peaches

Joe Ringhausen Orchard & Apple House (II)
Rte 67 South
Jerseyville, IL 62052 (Jersey County)
618-498-6951 or 618-376-6772

Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: fresh apples, apricots, blackberries, grapes, melons, peaches, pears, plums, tomatoes, beans, cucumbers & gherkins, eggplants, onions, peppers, potatoes, sweet corn, sweet potatoes, turnips, cider, honey sorghum, jams, jellies, preserves, marmalades, popcorn & pecans. Illinois Products gift baskets available.

Open: July5 - Christmas, 9 am - 5 pm
Joe Ringhausen Orchards (I)
24748 Reddish Road
Fieldon, IL 62031 (Jersey County)
618-376-6772 or 618-498-6951

Apple House
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Highway 67, 2 1/2 miles south of Jerseyville
Phone 618-498-6951

Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: fresh apples, apricots, blackberries, grapes, melons, peaches, pears, plums, tomatoes, watermelons, honey, sorghum, jams, jellies, preserves, marmalades, pecans, popcorn, cider, onions, beans, cucumbers & gherkins, eggplants, peppers, potatoes, sweet corn, sweet potatoes & turnips. Illinois Products gift baskets available.


Kamp’s Orchard

Route 1, Box 114
Golden Eagle, IL (Calhoun County)
618-883-2410

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: peaches, nectarines, blackberries, and some local vegetables
Keller Sweet Corn Stands
(4 roadside stands)
Route 157, Hillside Drive
Collinsville, IL (Madison County)
& Route 50, O’Fallon, IL
618-344-8623 (for West Main & Belleville location)
Email: kellerfm@sbcglobal.net

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: corn, tomatoes, green beans, cantaloupe

E-mail: kellerfm@accessus.net
Krueger’s Orchard
2914 Airport Road
Godfrey, IL (Madison County)
618-466-3576

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: apples, peaches, cherries, homegrown produce, red raspberries (in fall), U-cut Christmas trees.
Larry Trover Produce
992 Gilead Church Road,
Vienna, IL 62995 (Johnson County)
618-658-5100

Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: Krissara’s Pride tomatoes (20 lb. U.S. #1), pears, strawberries, beans, peppers
Lehr’s Vegetable Farm
408 N. Jefferson
Millstadt, IL (St. Clair County)
618-476-1874
No Pick Your Own - Roadside only

Seasonal vegetables and plants, hardy mums


Losch’s Farm

4262 Hedge Road
Roxana, IL (Madison County)
618-254-4244
Email: glosch@ezl.com

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: Only spring bedding plants, vegetable plants & annuals.

Open: April, May 7 June 9 am - 5 pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Mills Apple Farm
11477 Pocahontas Road
Marine, IL (Madison County)
618-887-4732
Internet: http://www.millsapplefarm.com

U-Pick: peaches, apples, Christmas trees

Market: peaches, apples

Will open in July.


Norma’s Produce

3554 S. State, Route 157
Glen Carbon, IL (Madison County)
618-288-9056

Farmer’s/Roadside Market: strawberries, asparagus, melons, corn, tomatoes, seasonal produce


Odeler’s Roadside Market

Brussels Ferry Road
Brussels, IL (Calhoun County)
618-883-2265
Email: sandken@frontiernet.net

Roadside Market: Peaches, apples, pumpkins, gourds, cider, seasonal vegetables, apple butter, jellies, crafts and handmade quilts.
Okaw Valley Orachard
R. R. 2, Box 124
Sullivan, IL 61951 (Moultrie County)
217-728-8269

Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Retail: pasteurized & fresh cider, apples, plums, apple doughnuts, jams & jellies

Starts end of August
Plow Creek Farm
19183 Plow Creek
Tiskilwa, IL 61368 (Bureau County)
815-646-4862
E-mail: farm@plowcreek.org
Internet: http://www.plowcreekfarm.com
Dierections: 1/2 mile East of Tiskilwa on Bottom Road

Pick Your Own (berries) & Roadside Market: Fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, black raspberries, tomatoes, watermelons, beans, peas & sweet corn; September: fall red raspberries, muskmelon, and squash.

Starts June 1st

Pontious Farm, Inc.
1958 Blueberry Lane
P. O. Box 70
White Heath, IL 61884 (Piatt County)
217-762-7714
E-mail: richardpontious@netscape.net
Open late June for blueberries, sour cherries, rhubarb, and herbs. Red raspberries, tomatoes, and peppers available in August.

Pick Your Own: fresh blueberries & raspberries, herbs, tomatoes, peppers, rhubarb, pumpkins, Indian corn
Reinhardt’s Berry Patch
7503 Kerin Road
Alhambra, IL 62001 (Madison County)
618-633-2888

Pick Your Own: fresh berries, blackberries, blueberries, melons, raspberries, strawberries, asparagus, gherkins, sweet corn, squash, pumpkins, gourds & ornamental Indian corn, arts and crafts also.

Seasonal
Relleke’s Market

Carol & John Relleke

Contact Person: Deb Tracy

Horseshoe Lake Rd.

Granite City, IL 62040 (Madison County)

618-931-0512

Pick-your-own: Strawberries (May - beginning of June). In market: Homegrown corn & tomatoes, peaches, apples, sweet corn, tomatoes, pumpkins, blackberries, watermelon, cantaloupe. Special Selection: Organic vegetables.

Directions: 1 mile west of I-255.

Hours: Mid-April­end of Oct. Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.


Ringhausen Orchards

Route 16 & 100 (Calhoun County)
618-576-2811

U-Pick: blackberries, vegetables

Roadside Market: peaches, apples, pears, vegetables
Sabattini’s Garden Center and Associated Growers
Hochester Road
P. O. Box 112
Springfield, IL 62607 (Sangamon County)
217-529-3620 or 217-529-2347

Pick Your Own, Roadside Market & Wholesale: dried/dehydrated apples & tomatoes, beans, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, garlic, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, sweet corn
Sager Farms
5251 Kell Road
Kell, IL 62853 (Marion County)
618-822-6637

Pick Your Own: fresh blackberries & strawberries

Roadside Market: fresh apples, blackberries, peaches, strawberries, tomatoes & sweet corn
Salem’s Homegrown Farmer’s Market
Salem, IL
Every Friday beginning June 8, 2007
3:30pm- 6:00pm
100 block of East Schwartz Street (directly behind the Marion County Courthouse)
Schwartz Farms
1941 Copple Road
P. O. Box 885
Centralia, IL 62801 (Marion County)
618-532-8058 or 618-249-8546

Pick Your Own & Roadside Market: fresh apples, blueberries, peaches, pears, strawberries, watermelons, tomatoes, pumpkins, apple cider, honey, molasses & apple butter
Selmi’s Greenhouse & Farm Market
1206 Dixon Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071 (Whiteside County)
815-626-3830
Internet: http://www.selmi.com

Roadside Market & Wholesale: tomatoes, asparagus, beans, peppers, pumpkins & sweet corn
Shady Knoll Farm
3115 Dennhardt Road
East Moline, IL 61244 (Rock Island County)
309-496-9636

Roadside Market: strawberries (seasonal), asparagus, squash, walnuts, fresh cut flowers. Pick Your Own: pumpkins.


Strackeljahn Farms

Highway 40
St. Jacob, IL (Madison County)
618-644-2982

U-pick: strawberries

Market: asparagus, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, tomatoes, seasonal vegetables
Strawberry Flats
23787 E. 1260 Street
Geneseo, IL 61254 (Henry County)
309-944-5065
Call for directions.

Pick Your Own: fresh blueberries, raspberries & strawberries

Stuckmeyer’s Plants & Produce

9204 Bluff Road
Waterloo, IL (Monroe County)
618-935-2501
call Sharon Yoder for directions

U-pick: blueberries, raspberries, and sweet corn

Market: tomatoes, corn, beans, melons, pumpkins
Stumpf Peach Orchard
6210 Geiger Road
Alhambra, IL (Madison County)
618-488-7423

Farmer’s/Roadside & U-Pick Farm: peaches
Summerfield Market
1704 W. Delmar
Godfrey, IL (Madison County)
618-466-2678

Roadside Market: seasonal fruits and vegetables, annuals, herbs, unusual perennials, cheese and wine
Susie’s Garden Patch
10258 U. S. 20
Garden Prairie, IL 61038 (Boone County)
815-597-3011

Roadside Market: fresh apples, berries, blueberries, cherries, melons, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelons, asparagus, beans, beets, cucumbers & gherkins, eggplants, garlic, onions, peppers & sweet corn. Pick Your Own: pumpkin, squash, eggplants, peppers, raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, asparagus
Tomahnous Farm
480 E CR 2500 N
Mahomet, IL 61853 (Champaign County)
217-586-5632
E-mail: lhaynes@prairienet.org
Internet: http://www.tomahnousfarm.org/

Pick Your Own: apples, strawberries, peaches, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, as well as seasonal vegetables (organic/transitional organic)

Other: beef, chicken, turkey and lamb to order.
Weigel Orchard
Route 1, Box 72
Golden Eagle, IL (Calhoun County)
618-883-2347

Source: University of Illinois Extention