Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in the Kansas City area of Missouri?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in the Kansas City area of Missouri, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!

What's in season in May 2019, and other timely information:

Notes for May 2019: Summer is here and that means Strawberry season is going and blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and peaches will start  in a month or so. Tomatoes, corn and other vegetables will follow, too. Check your area's copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates.

See these pages to find a local Strawberry Festival, Peach festival or a Blueberry festival. We have a guide to peach varieties here. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for strawberries, blueberries, peaches, tomatoes, corn etc.

See our comprehensive list of easy home canning, jam and jelly making, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now.  They have all copied their information form here and usually do not ever update.  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong or outdated, please write me!

Health insurance: Open enrollment is almost here.  You may have heard  that health sharing plans, like Liberty and Medi-Share are less than half the cost of ObamaCare plans. We have a complete, simple comparison of the 6 major health sharing plans here.

Children's Consignment Sales occur in both the Spring and Fall  See our companion website to find a local community or church kid's consignment sale!

the Kansas City area of Missouri U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2019, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Bates County

Benton County

  • Anne's Acres - blueberries,
    20521 Fordney Road, Lincoln, MO 65338. Phone: 660-221-5906. Email: [email protected]. Open: 7 am to 4 pm Fridays and Saturdays or until the ripe berries are gone for the week; Call for picking report. Directions: Once in Lincoln, turn East off of Highway 65 onto Fordney Road. There will be a Casey's on the right and a Bullseye on the left. Travel 1/2 mile down Fordney to the Farm. There will be a sign at the driveway. Call before you come if you would like a picking report. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Blueberries are typically available from: early June through Mid July. Click here for our Facebook page.        
    Comments from a visitor on June 24, 2011: "First time picking at this farm and it was a very enjoyable experience. The owners were very polite and helpful. The blueberries were abundant, large and easy to pick. I would highly recommend this blueberry farm. "
  • C and G Vineyards - UPDATE: September 01, 2016: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
    16282 North Lincoln Road, Lincoln, MO 65338.    

Carroll County

Cass County

  • The Berry Patch - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, blackberries, blueberries, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    22509 State Line Road, Cleveland, MO 64734. Phone: 816-618-3771. Alternate Phone: 816-658-3663. Open: Tuesday to Friday 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm; Approx: June 15 pm to August 15. Directions: South of Kansas City on US 69 Hiway or Holmes Road to 223rd Street. East or West to State Line Road, South 1/4 Mile to The Berry Patch. See the web site for a map. Click here for a map and directions. We are, by far, the largest blueberry farm in Missouri; All of the Berries we can grow are picked by our customers; We have demand for 10's of thousands of pounds of "We-Pik" berries which are virtually all purchased from a select group of growers in other states. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.  (UPDATED: June 24, 2018, JBS)
  • First Fruits Orchard, LLC - Uses natural growing practices, apples, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, melons, onions, other berries, pears, peas, peaches, plums, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area
    9100 E State Rte A, Drexel, MO 64742. Phone: 816-674-7579. Email: [email protected]. Open: CLOSED permanently; their website now says: "We are sad to say that we will not be re-opening the farm business. While we could potentially stay open by spraying our trees with all kinds of chemicals but we choose not to do that. The vast majority of our patrons have chosen to come to our farm because we are organic and don't use harmful chemicals. We don't blame you a bit! We wouldn't want to eat that stuff either. We want to thank all of our customers over the years for your support and we hope that those of you who purchased blueberry plants have success with them. " Directions: From Missouri: 71 south to Archie, MO exit, follow A highway west 8 miles. Or, follow Holmes road to Drexel, MO then turn east on A highway, go 6 miles. From Kansas: 60 south to 359th street exit, follow 359th east through Drexel, MO until it becomes A highway, then go east 6 miles. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: May 29, 2016, JBS)   
  • Johnson Farms, Plants and Pumpkins - pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, Other fruit or veg
    17701 S State Route D (Holmes Rd.), Belton, MO 64012. Phone: 816-331-1067. Fax: 816-331-1007. Email: [email protected]. Open: in mid September through Halloween. Hours Monday thru Friday 12 pm to 6 pm; Sat and Sun 9 am to 6pm. Directions: 4 one half miles south of MO Hwy 150, on Holmes Road Click here for a map to our farm. Other veg: Tomatoes, peppers, Broom corn, milo, gourds, sunflowers, zinnias. Click here for our Facebook page.  
  • Tubby Fruits Peach Orchard - blackberries, cherries,
    21314 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, MO 64734. Phone: 913-851-7414. Email: [email protected]. Open: Please check our Facebook listing for our picking report and open hours (which change daily), or call/text. Directions: From KCMO to Belton/Cleveland orchard: Take Holmes Road south out of KC. Go past 150 highway and past 58 highway to 215th street Go left (east) about 3/4 of a mile. Orchard is on the left. Come through the gate right off of 215th. Click here for a map and directions. Cherries: June, Peaches: July through September, Tomatoes: July through September, Blackberries: July and August, Plums: August through October,. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 13, 2017) (UPDATED: August 10, 2017, JBS)  (ADDED: March 28, 2015)

Clay County

  • Carolyn's Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, winter squash, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, and prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, face painting, petting zoo
    17607 NE 52nd Street, Liberty, MO 64068. Phone: 816-781-9196. Fax: NA. Email us at: [email protected] . Directions: From intersection of Hwys. 210 and 291 south of Liberty, go east for 1/2 mile until you see the signs. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Seven days a week from 10 am to 7 pm. U-Pick Pumpkins are open from 3rd weekend in September to 7