Where in Central Wisconsin to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!

This month's notes: September 2014: Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries tomatoes, corn and most vegetables are being picked in most places; strawberries are finishing or done; Peaches are in and early apples have started. Find a local blueberry festival and blueberry picking tips here. See how easy it is to make strawberry jam or strawberry-rhubarb jam! Make your own homemade strawberry ice cream including low fat, low sugar and other flavors))  Have fun, eat healthier and better tasting, and save money by picking your own locally grown fruit and vegetables, and then using our easy canning and freezing directions!

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Central Wisconsin U-Pick Farms and Orchards, sorted by county

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

Adams County

Clark County

  • Grampa Glenn's Organic Strawberries - Glennenn Farm - Certified Organic, strawberries, picnic area
    W11280 County Road B, Humbird, WI 54746. Phone: 715-964-8663. Alternate Phone: 715 896 5510. Email: gstuve@centurytel.net. Open: Sunday through Saturday - dawn to dusk - during season. Directions: Located in southwest Clark County 1/4 mile EAST of Humbird on County Highway B. (Caution - B also runs west of town) Approximately 40 miles south of Eau Claire on highway 12/27; 16 miles west of Neillsville on highway 10 to highway B; 16 miles north of Black River Falls on highway 12/27 Address is W11280 County Road B - watch for Organic signs. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries - June 20 to July 5. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check. Berries can also be purchased at Just Local Food in Eau Claire. Glenn sells berries at Indianhead lot on south side of Eau Claire from 11:00 to 1:30 some weekdays and Saturdays'.  (UPDATED: June 03, 2014, from their website)  (UPDATED: June 19, 2013) (ADDED: January 06, 2009) 
    Comments from a visitor on August 02, 2011:
    "Nice folks - can also purchase already picked"

Green Lake County

Jackson County

  • Moseley's Fruit and Vegetable Farm - apples, pumpkins, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), porta-potties
    23933 Cortland Avenue, Warrens, WI 54666. Phone: 608-378-4543. Open: We are open seasonally; During our seasonal hours we are open rain or shine! We are open daily from 7am to noon and 4pm to 7pm in the afternoon during strawberry season;(mid June to July We are open daily from 9am to 5pm during apple season; (September to early November). Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: June 03, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: August 17, 2011)

Juneau County

  • Brux Orchards - Pick your own berries.
    W7428 Hwy 82, Mauston, WI. Phone: 608-847-7028. Open: 8:30 to 5:30 Mon through Saturday, 10 to 5 Sun. April to Christmas. Fresh picked apples, apple cider, honey, jams and jellies, maple syrup, pears, popcorn, pumpkins, rhubarb, strawberries and vegetables. Crafts. NOTE: Yelp says they have closed!  Can anyone confirm this?

La Crosse County

  • Bluehouse Blueberries - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties
    W5859 O. Nelson Road, Holmen, WI 54636. Phone: 608 526 9027. Alternate Phone: 608 386 3292. Fax: 608 526 9027. Email: leche1@juno.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 3 Miles East of Holmen, Wisconsin on County Road D. O. Nelson Road is a dead end road and we are at the end. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries ripen over a Six week period; Generally the season runs from July 1 to August 15. Payment: Cash, Check. Pickers who like to picnic are welcome. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Formerly called Hillendale Farm. .  (UPDATED: June 03, 2014, from their website) )(UPDATED: June 23, 2012) (UPDATED: August 06, 2012) (ADDED: June 30, 2011)
  • Shefelbine Orchard and Pumpkin Patch - apples, pumpkins, porta-potties, restrooms
    N6485 Shefelbine Road, Holmen, WI 54636. Phone: 608-526-3495. Email: Sheforch@riverland.org. Open: Friday Saturday and Sundays 10 am to 5 pm Starting September 19 to about October19 2014. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Honeycrisp apples. We supply 1/2 bushel bags for you to pick in. Bag holds about 22 pounds when level full. Pay before picking. NO pets allowed out of vehicles at any time. Remember your cameras to capture the fun. (UPDATED: September 16, 2014)  (UPDATED: June 03, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: October 20, 2013) (UPDATED: September 02, 2013) (ADDED: September 14, 2011)

Marathon County

  • Lakeview Berry Farm - blueberries, currants (red and black), gooseberries, other berries, raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries (black), rhubarb, strawberries, Other fruit or veg, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties, picnic area
    1746 Bergen Rd, Mosinee, WI 54455. Phone: 715-457-2704. Alternate Phone: 715-457-2561. Email: lakeviewberry@hotmail.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 7 am until dark in July and August, and 8 am until dark in September and October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Also available for summer picking purple raspberries and white currants. Our farm overlooks the Big Eau Pleine Flowage. We also have Champagne Currents, Red and Green Gooseberries, and Red and Green Rhubarb in addition to our many varieties of Raspberries and Blueberries. Beautiful picking site overlooking the Big Eau Pleine Flowage.  (UPDATED: June 08, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: June 11, 2013) (UPDATED: June 30, 2011)
  • Mike's Berries - strawberries
    3708 N. 108th Avenue, Wausau, WI.  Phone: 715-675-3188.  Open: Our farms will be open for strawberry picking near the early to middle part of June. The containers for picking are furnished free and children are welcome when supervised by an adult. Please call our phone numbers for picking updates. Directions: From Wausau / Merrill: Hwy K; West on Falcon Drive - cross over Hwy O - South on 108th AvenuePick Your Own - strawberries only.  (UPDATED: June 11, 2013, from their website)

Marquette County

  • Kims Trees - train rides, apricots, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, broccoli, cherries, cucumbers, eggplant, gooseberries, loganberries, nectarines, olallieberries, other berries, persimmons, pumpkins, raspberries, saskatoons, strawberries, tayberries, walnuts, and prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo
    N5864 Cty. Rd Z, Portage, HI 53930. Phone: 628-587-6796. Email us at: khmonkey9@hotmail.com. Open: June 2014 - They may have closed down; their website is down and there's nothing in Google about them (except on websites that copied my information!) 10pm-6am Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.

Monroe County

  • The Berry Barn - blueberries, porta-potties, picnic area
    19080 Arcadia Ave, Warrens, WI 54666. Phone: 608-378-4916. Alternate Phone: 608-387-2916. Fax: 608-378-4910. Email: berrybarn@centurytel.net. Open: Mid July to mid August Saturdays and Sundays while berries last. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: We are located about half way between Tomah Wi and Black River Falls Wi off US Highway 12 on Arcadia Ave. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: July 09, 2011)
  • M & M Ranch & Outfitters - Uses natural growing practices, blackberries, raspberries, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, Precut Christmas trees, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, horse-drawn hay rides, wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    4494 Jackpot Avenue, Sparta, WI 54656. Phone: 608-486-2722. Fax: 608-486-2724. Email us at: mmoffice@centurytel.ne. Directions: I-90 Hwy 27 go south 1.50 miles turn right on Jackpot Ave. go 3 3/4 miles west north side of hiway And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: 12 months a year. From 9 a.m. 8 p.m. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. Working recreational ranch.
  • Maple Ridge Orchard - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, pumpkins, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), U-pick and already picked, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, school tours
    6675 Maple Ave, Cashton, WI 54619. Phone: 608-654-5151. Fax: 608-654-5151. Email: mapleridgeorchard@me.com. Open: Mid September until sold out; Please phone ahead. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: From La Crosse take highway 33 south toward Cashton. Turn left on Manna Avenue and left again on Maple Avenue. Watch for signs. For Google Maps go to our website. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. We have a bakery with lots of made from scratch goodies.....pies, turnovers, cookies, caramel apples, and bloomin' apple sundaes. Our gift shop is filled with the works of local artisans. Something for every taste and budget. We have a convenient play area for the kiddos, a barnyard and FREE wagon rides during you pick. We will also point you to lots of other attractions in the area. (ADDED: August 27, 2013)
  • Moseley Roadside Market - beans, blueberries, raspberries (red), tomatoes, restrooms
    5009 County Highway O, Warrens, WI 54666. Phone: 608-378-4477. Email: grant@moseleysmarket.com. Open: every day 9 am to 6 pm Middle of July until the end of September. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: January 22, 2011)
  • Rex Moseley Fruit and Vegetable Farm - apples
    23933 Cortland Avenue, Warrens, WI. Phone: 608-378-4543. Open: 7 days a week. 9 to 5 pm starting in mid September thru the middle of November. Pick your own and already picked apples. Varieties include, Paula Red, McIntosh, Cortland, Spartan, Honey Crisp, Regent, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Empire, and Fireside.
  • Star Valley Orchards - apples
    3517 Blarney Road, Warrens, WI. Phone: 608-378-4128.

Portage County

  • Chet's Blueberry Farm, llc - blueberries, porta-potties
    525 County Road J North, Stevens Point, WI 54482. Phone: 715-340-4989. Email: info@chetsblueberryfarm.com. Open: The picking season begins approximately in the middle of July and lasts until the end of August possibly early September; Due to blueberry picking availability, please check our Facebook page or call the farm prior to coming out for the latest open dates and times. Directions: From Highway 10, exit onto County Road J. Go north on J about 1.5 miles and turn right onto Ninth Street. Entrance to farm is 300 feet on left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Chet's u-pick farm has over 14,000 highbush blueberry plants with over eight different varieties on 12 acres. The farm is maintained for u-pick customers with mowed grass growing between the rows. (UPDATED: May 29, 2014) (UPDATED: June 16, 2011) (ADDED: June 15, 2011)

Waupaca County

  • Glendale Farms, Inc. - strawberries
    N9895 Kluth Road, Clintonville, WI, 54929. Email us at: owners@glendalestrawberries.com. Open: Sunday: 8 AM to 5 PM; Weekdays: 7 AM to 7 PM; Saturday: 7 AM to 7 PM.  (UPDATED: June 03, 2014, from their website)
  • King Berry Farm - PYO raspberries, prepicked berries,
    E2076 King Road, Waupaca, WI 54981. Phone: 715-258-6055. Fax: 715-258-3046. Email: kingberryfarm @yahoo.com. Open: from the first week in May until the end of October; hours vary with the seasons but are usually 10am till 5pm daily. Our facility is handicap accessible. Directions: One mile south of Waupaca on HWY22; Turn right on King Road; go one mile and we're on the right; If you go past the High School, you are headed the right way.  Many other types of produce. In the spring we sell flowers and bedding plants plus veggie plants. In June we sell fresh strawberries and asparagus. July has the raspberries, sweetcorn, tomatoes and small veggies. August and Sept. has the melons, squash, apples and mums, then we close out the year with pumpkins, gourds, and Indian corn.  (ADDED: May 29, 2008) (UPDATED: August 21, 2008)
  • Terry's Berries - Uses natural growing practices, raspberries (Autumn, red), U-pick and already picked
    N1404 Guhl Road, Fremont, WI 54940. Phone: 920-538-5418. Alternate Phone: 920-538-5650. Email: quinter @centurytel.net. Open: Every day of the week 10:00am to 6:00pm Call ahead for picking conditions. Directions: 1 mile north of intersection of highway 45 and US 96 turn west on Brehmer Road follow signs. Raspberries August through first frost. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: August 08, 2009)
  • Turners Fresh Market & Greenhouse - peppers, pumpkins, strawberries, tomatoes, porta-potties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    E208 State highway 54, Waupaca, WI 54981. Phone: 715-258-3355. Alternate Phone: 715-513-9435. Email: turners@turnersfreshmarket.com. Open: 7 am to 7 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page.  (UPDATED: June 03, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: June 17, 2013) (ADDED: August 25, 2010)

Waushara County

Wood County

  • Altenburg's Country Gardens LLC - asparagus, pumpkins, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, and prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, school tours
    7020 Plover Road (Hwy 54 E), Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494. Phone: 715-421-2943. Email: altenburgs@tznet.com. Directions: 3 miles east of Wisconsin Rapids or 10 miles west of Plover on Highway 54. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in May, June, July, September, October. Open: Fall: Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm; Stawberries: Daily at 6:30 a.m. Call for other strawberry picking times. Pumpkins: September 22 to October 31, Strawberries: mid June to mid July, Raspberries: July, Asparagus & Rhubarb: mid May to early June. Payment: Cash, Check. We welcome the whole family for fall fun at our farm. On weekends, enjoy our cute spook house, new straw fort made of big bales, and free family fun area (Boot Hill Cemetery, cornstalk tunnel, mini maze, & pumpkin catapult). There is no admission charge to our farm. Some activities are free and others are for a small charge. Please visit our website for info about special fall weekend activities like petting zoos & our free parachute candy drop. Our corn maze and farm market are open every day. Choose from a fine selection of fall produce, cranberry products, caramel apples, Halloween decorations, cornstalks, straw bales, and other fall decorations. We offer educational, fun school field trips weekdays by appointment.
  • Arnold's Strawberries - strawberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties, picnic area
    343 County Road Pp, Rudolph, WI 54475. Phone: 715-435-3322. Email: arnolds.strawberries@gmail.com. Open: Every day during the season from 6:30 am. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Our strawberry patch is on a farm that has been operated by the same family for more than 100 years. We welcome families and pickers of all ages, and we're open rain or shine. (ADDED: June 17, 2011)
  • Cournoyer Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, apples, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), school tours
    10116 Eagle Road, Marshfield, WI 54412. Phone: 715-676-3200. Email: cournoyerfamily@gmail.com. Open: Please use the signage and pay in the box. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: November 12, 2012)
  • Reinke's on Down On The Farm - cranberries, pumpkins, winter squash, produce for sale, parking provide free, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, events at your location (call for info)
    1011 48th Street So., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494. Phone: 715-423-7663. Email: gregfarm@charter.net. Directions: Centrally located between highway 54 and County highway W in Wisconsin Rapids. From Wisconsin Rapids, take highway 54 East to 48th Street, turn right, 1.5 miles on Left. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: September 20th through October 31st; Tuesday through Sunday 10:00am to Dusk; Closed Mondays. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Payment: Cash, Check. We offer a nature walk, Boot Hill, Special weekend activities, Charity Food tents, Cabin in The Woods, Craft barns, Yard art, Cranberry products fresh and packaged, Specialty gourds and squash, Haybales, Corn Stalk bundles, Rainbow corn, Custom made scarecrows, Soaps, lotions, Candles, Knitting and more. We are a 1940's farm with real farm animals, antique farm machinery. There is no admission or parking charge. (ADDED: August 24, 2008)

Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

Jackson County

  • Moseley's Fruit and Vegetable Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, cranberries, grapes, pumpkins, winter squash, strawberries, Other fruit or veg, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), porta-potties
    23933 Cortland Avenue, Warrens, WI 54666. Phone: 608-378-4543. Open: We are open seasonally; During our seasonal hours we are open rain or shine! We are open daily from 9am to 5pm during apple season; (September to early November). Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Cabbage. (ADDED: August 17, 2011)

Marathon County

  • Maplewood Gardens- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    PO Box 773 680 Hwy 49, Elderon, WI 54429. Phone: 715-454-6609. Email: drgarlic@pcpros.net. Open: On Farm Sales, Farmers Markets, Mail Order, Wholesale April - November. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Maplewood Gardens is a collection of 14 organic gardens built over the last 20 years based on the principle that properly fed and balanced soil will grow truly healthy plants that will in turn produce fruits and vegetables of superior flavor and nutrient content. We have never used any toxic substance, even those approved for organic use. Presently we grow about a hundred varieties of herbs, berries, and vegetables for discerning restaurants, farmer's markets, and on farm customers in addition to the maple syrup which is more than a hundred year tradition here. We also have a 20 year history of organic garlic culture. We currently grow 7 varieties of hardneck garlic and 3 varieties of shallots. We are always seeking new varieties to add color and flavor to our Chef's Favorites list. We even grow specific varieties for individual customers. These are truly hand-crafted products of the highest quality. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 19, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on September 19, 2011: "AMAZING!!"

Marquette County

  • Clem's Orchard -- Willard & Joann Hamilton (proprietors) - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, apples, beans, beets, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes, Honey from hives on the farm
    N4663 county Road M, Montello, WI 53949. Phone: 608-589-5235. Email: garden_goddesss@hotmail.com. Open: Mid July to Mid September. Directions: From highway 23 take County Road M NORTH 1 Mile, Y shaped driveway on WEST side of the road. If you get to Brakebush's you went too far. FROM Westfield: take county Road M south, 1/4 mile SOUTH of Brakebush's driveway. Y shaped driveway on WEST side of the road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Willard & Joann Hamilton (Proprietors). We hand pick our apples, everything is hand picked, hand polished, hand sorted/bagged. Apples are treated like eggs to have no to little bruising for a superior product that you will enjoy. (ADDED: July 09, 2013)

Monroe County

  • Moseley Roadside Market - Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, beans, blueberries, corn (sweet), cranberries, cucumbers, flowers, melons, onions, pumpkins, raspberries (red), rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, restrooms
    5009 County Highway O, Warrens, WI 54666. Phone: 608-378-4477. Email: grant@moseleysmarket.com. Open: every day 9 am to 6 pm Middle of July until the end of September. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: January 22, 2011)
  • R & R Orchard and Gifts - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, Uncovered outdoor market, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, cherries, pears, plums,
    23138 County highway A, Tomah, WI 54660. Phone: (608)372-0713. Alternate Phone: (608)343-2058. Email: fireball38@centurytel.net. Open: everyday of the week except Sundays. Directions: I-90 to Tomah Exit 43 Turn Right going South on Highway 131 toward Wilton 7 miles you will go past Jehovahs Witness Church on right still on 131 South,at top of the hill you turn right on County A toward Ridgeville and stay on County highway A 2 miles until you see on right side of road a little Woodenbury Cemetary and a big green lime colored house with a medium sized Weeping Willow tree turn right into that driveway. The Fire Number Reads: 23138. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Sorry; we are only set up to take cash only at this time. We are not certified but we do not use pesticides or any chemicals of any kind. You can buy fruit by the pound, 1/2 Bushel or Bushels. We have plastic bags to put the fruit in but if you can bring a box or a plastic for your quanity of fruit you would be taking it would ship better in your vehicle especially if your coming from far away. Please call ahead for orders so we can pick the fruit just before you come to pick it up so it is the freshest you can get. We do not let you pick your own for insurance reasons right now, sorry. We have all different variety's such as Macintosh, gala, Reliant for apples and Barrlet, Bosc, Anjou for Pears And Mongomery, and a almost sweet cherry similiar to Ranier And Purple Samson Plums and Red Haven red plums that taste like candy. And if you're not sure what variety you want but you are looking to freeze, or do canning or drying the fruit or just eating it right away let us suggest the best match of variety of fruit for how you plan on storing it or eating it fresh. We also have apricot, and Peach trees being nurtured for Future sale. We are a small orchard right now of about 90 standard and dwarf trees just getting the business off the ground but plan on expanding and will update information as we make progress. The more you buy I can make you a better price such as bushel vs. just a couple pounds. If you want to taste the juicest sweet fruit in Wisconsin try ours. We take pride in our fruit and customer service. (ADDED: September 19, 2011)

Waupaca County

  • Turners Fresh Market & Greenhouse - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, flowers, peas, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (Spring, red), rhubarb, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, porta-potties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    E208 State Highway 54, Waupaca, WI 54981. Phone: 715-258-3355. Alternate Phone: 715-513-9435. Email: turners@turnersfreshmarket.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 6 pm, May 1 to October 31st; Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm, May 1 pm to October 31st. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: June 17, 2013)  (ADDED: August 25, 2010)

Wood County

  • Cournoyer Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, apples, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), school tours
    10116 Eagle Road, Marshfield, WI 54412. Phone: 715-676-3200. Email: cournoyerfamily@gmail.com. Open: Check Facebook for days we will be at Farmers Markets at the Clinic, Festival and Pick and Save. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: November 12, 2012)

Local Honey Sources:

La Crosse County

  • Rainbow Ridge Farms Bed and Breakfast - Honey (retail), Raw honeys, Strained honey, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals
    N5732 Hauser Rd, Onalaska, WI 54650. Phone: 608-783-8181. Email: rrfbnb1@yahoo.com. Open: Please call 608 am to 783 pm to 8181. Honey updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Exit I-90 at Highway 53 north. Follow Highway 53 North to Sand Lake Road. Turn right on Sand Lake Road. Turn right on County S. Follow County S for 1 mile. The road will make a sharp right. Halfway thru the curve, turn left on Moos Road. Turn right on Hauser Road. We are the second farm on the right. Click here for a map and directions. We offer a Farm Day Camp in the summer; Day camp is Monday thru Friday from 9am to 3 pm; Daily, weekly, and monthly rates. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 11, 2013) (ADDED: September 14, 2012)

Marquette County

  • Clem's Orchard -- Willard & Joann Hamilton (proprietors) - Honey (retail), Raw honeys, Pasteurized honey, Honey from hives on the farm
    N4663 county Road M, Montello, WI 53949. Phone: 608-589-5235. Email: garden_goddesss@hotmail.com. Open: Call for availability; Many sizes available from little honey bears up to 5 gallon buckets. Directions: From highway 23 take County Road M NORTH 1 Mile, Y shaped driveway on WEST side of the road. If you get to Brakebush's you went too far. FROM Westfield: take county Road M south, 1/4 mile SOUTH of Brakebush's driveway. Y shaped driveway on WEST side of the road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Willard & Joann Hamilton (Proprietors). Apiary has hives on property to pollinate the apple trees. Combination of clover/apple flowers incorporated. (ADDED: July 09, 2013)

Meats, Milk and Eggs:

La Crosse County

  • Rainbow Ridge Farms Bed and Breakfast - Goat meat, 100% grass and/or grain fed, Fresh farm breakfasts, Eggs (free range), Eggs, Brown eggs, Restrooms, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals
    N5732 Hauser Rd, Onalaska, WI 54650. Phone: 608-783-8181. Email: rrfbnb1@yahoo.com. Open: Please call 608 am to 783 pm to 8181; We sell live goats and it is up to you to take them to the butcher; We also sell goats for milk and show. Updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Exit I-90 at Highway 53 north. Follow Highway 53 North to Sand Lake Road. Turn right on Sand Lake Road. Turn right on County S. Follow County S for 1 mile. The road will make a sharp right. Halfway thru the curve, turn left on Moos Road. Turn right on Hauser Road. We are the second farm on the right. Click here for a map and directions. We offer a Farm Day Camp in the summer; Day camp is Monday thru Friday from 9am to 3 pm; Daily, weekly, and monthly rates;. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 11, 2013) (ADDED: September 14, 2012)

Washburn County

  • Bashaw Valley Farm Greenhouse and Storage - Certified Organic, Beef, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, porta-potties, school tours
    W7402 Fox Trail Road, Shell Lake, WI 54871. Phone: 715-468-2591. Email: bashawvalleygreenhouse@yahoo.com. Open: On farm store open 7am to 7pm August 1 through April 15 for certified organic frozen Blueberries, Raspberries and Strawberries as well as our own All Natural Grass - fed Angus Beef; April 15 through August 1 open 9am to 5:30pm Monday through Saturday. Directions: Bashaw Valley Farm and Greenhouse is located one mile north of Shell Lake or 4 miles south of Spooner WI on US Highway 63 on the west side of the highway. Click here for a map and directions. April 15th- Greenhouse opens; May and June- fresh picked Asparagus; June- fresh Strawberries, both picked and u-pick; July- fresh Raspberries, and Blueberries both picked and u-pick;. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Family owned and operated for 25 years. Certified organically grown blueberies, raspberries, strawberries, asparagus and cheries, as well as our very own all natural Grass-fed Angus Beef are available year round at our on farm retail store. Our greenhouse features quality plants, custom moss baskets, hand-crafted metal art, unique selection and great customer service. We welcome each and everyone of you to "experience" Bashaw Valley Farm and Greenhouse!. (ADDED: January 06, 2013)

Waupaca County

  • Yak N Things, LLC - Exotic meats, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, No pets please,
    E10950 Lundt Rd, Clintonville, WI 54929. Phone: 715-823-6023. Alternate Phone: 715-281-4023. Email: yaknthings@ymail.com. Open: By Appointment only. Directions: From Clintonville, WI, take County Road I East to County Road Y,north .9mi.Right on Lundt Road to sign. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Apples and fresh garden veggies also available when in season. We raise Grassfed, Tibetian Yaks. We sell Yak meat and natural fibers and Yarn from our Yaks. (ADDED: June 18, 2010)

Maple syrup sugarworks:

Waupaca County

  • Meadow Lane Produce - Medium maple syrup, Dark amber maple syrup, Collectors bottles or sets, farm market
    E7901 State Road 96, Fremont, WI 54940. Phone: 920-538-4266. Open: Daily 8 am to 5 pm Year Round. Directions: 1.9 miles East of Fremont on State Road 96 - 21 miles West of Appleton GPS coordinates +44 15' 45.20" -88 49' 48.48" Look for the cellphone tower & maple syrup sign. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: June 04, 2014)

Resources For Farmers

La Crosse County

  • Rainbow Ridge Farms Bed and Breakfast - Local sales at our farm, sale, Other items, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), farm market, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    N5732 Hauser Road, Onalaska, WI 54650. Phone: 608-783-8181. Email: rrfbnb1@yahoo.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Directions: From I-90, exit at highway 53 north. Follow highway 53 north for approximately 1 mile. Exit at Sand Lake Road. At the bottom of the ramp, turn right. Follow Sand Lake Road around the traffic circle. Turn right on County S. Follow County S approximately 1 mile. The road will make a sharp curve to the right. Halfway thru the curve, turn left on to Moos Road. Turn right on Hauser Road and we are the second farm on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Dairy goats for sale. Many breeds. Olde English Babydoll Sheep for sale. (ADDED: September 14, 2012)

Farm Bed And Breakfasts

La Crosse County

  • Rainbow Ridge Farms Bed and Breakfast - 4 total rooms, Price range from $85 to $185, Large beds, Wireless internet available (no fee), Fresh farm breakfasts, Beautiful rural setting, Hiking trails, Fishing nearby, boating nearby, skiing nearby, snowmobiling nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, swimming pool nearby, fitness/health club nearby, Free farm tours for overnight guests, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, Vegetarian meals available, Sustainable farming, Honeybee hives onsite, cattle, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs, llamas/alpacas, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals
    N5732 Hauser Rd, Onalaska, WI 54650. Phone: 608-783-8181. Email: rrfbnb1@yahoo.com. B&B updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Exit I-90 at Highway 53 north. Follow Highway 53 North to Sand Lake Road. Turn right on Sand Lake Road. Turn right on County S. Follow County S for 1 mile. The road will make a sharp right. Halfway thru the curve, turn left on Moos Road. Turn right on Hauser Road. We are the second farm on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Guests are welcome to help milk the goats. Kidding season is February to April. Watch our website for kidding dates and come watch a baby goat being born!. Photos: Click here for photos of the rooms and farmhouse. (UPDATED: October 11, 2013) (ADDED: September 14, 2012)

Wholesale Foods

Waupaca County

Wood County

  • Cournoyer Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, Local sales at our farm, Local delivery, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), apples, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), school tours
    10116 Eagle Road, Marshfield, WI 54412. Phone: 715-676-3200. Email: cournoyerfamily@gmail.com. Open: Seasonal Hours, please contact us thru FACEBOOK at cournoyer orchard. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: November 12, 2012)

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