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

This month's notes: November 2014: Apples are still available!  Frosts and freezes have begun, so don't wait . Corn mazes and hayrides are still going in most places through the first week of November. Make your own homemade 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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Madison area of 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!

Columbia County

Crawford County

  • EpleHaus Orchard and Norskhaven Gift and Coffee Shop - Pick-your-own apples seasonally.
    Rt 2, Gays Mills, WI. Phone: 608-735-4891. Apples, cider, maple syrup and condiments. Also restaurant, coffee shop and gift shop--schedule: Open: weekends in March and April; Thursday to Sunday in May, June and July; 7 days a week August to December 23; August hours 9 to 5; September hours 7 to 7.
  • Fleming Orchards - pumpkins, squash, gourds, Indian corn
    Hwy 171, 4 mi E, Gays Mills, WI. Phone: 608-735 4625. Open: 7 days a week 8 to 5 pm August 15 to Nov 15. Fresh picked apples, cider, caramel apples, honey, jams and jellies, maple syrup, pumpkins, squash, gourds, Indian corn, popcorn on weekends.
  • Shihata's Orchard - apples and pumpkins
    Off Hwy 27, 6 mi N, Prairie du Chien, WI. Phone: 608-326-2785. Open: 9 to 5 on weekends, 8 to 5 weekdays during apple season, August to Nov 15. Fresh-picked and pick-your-own apples. Also cider, caramel apples, cheeses and sausages, honey, jams and jellies, pears, popcorn and pumpkins, strawberries. Gift baskets.
  • Sunrise Orchards - apples
    1 one half miles east of Gays Mills, 48380 State Hwy 171, Gays Mills, WI. Phone: 608-735-4645. Open: 9 to 5 Monday through Sun. Late August to December 23. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
  • Turkey Ridge Organic Apple Orchard - ORGANIC, raspberries and strawberries, squash and pumpkin patch
    50350 Turkey Ridge Road, Gays Mills, WI, 54631. Phone: 608-735-4660. Email: fayerogers2000@yahoo.com. Pick-your-own raspberries, strawberries, squash and pumpkin patch. Also cord firewood during the fall season.

Dane County

  • Appleberry Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, blueberries, pears, pumpkins, raspberries (red), strawberries, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, picnic area, school tours
    8079 Maurer Road, Cross Plains, WI 53528. Phone: 608 798 2780. Email: fun@theappleberryfarm.com. Open: Labor Day through Halloween, Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 12 pm; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm; For Summer Berry hours, call ahead. Directions: Westside of Madison 12/18 Beltline, Exit Mineral Point Road, West 4 miles, turn left on Timber Lane, 1 mile, turn right on Maurer Road. Click here for a map and directions. Call ahead to verify what is ripe and available 608 to 798 to 2780. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Come feed the Chickens and sit by the Duck pond. Enjoy a Hayride or walk through the Orchard and explore our oak savanna with beautiful views towards Blue Mounds.  Apple varieties: Over 30 Antique apple varieties, plus McIntosh, Cortland, Connell Red, Idared, Empire, Jonathan, NW Greening, Russets, & Prairie Spy.(UPDATED: November 19, 2010).
  • Beelafarm - Uses natural growing practices, asparagus, raspberries (Autumn, red),
    2512 Evans Road, McFarland, WI 53558. Phone: (608)320-0157. Email: beelafarm@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday from 7 am to 7 pm but always call before coming! Sometimes I am not on the farm. Directions: From Madison take highway 51 South to Mahoney Road, turn Right onto Mahoney and take the first Left onto Dead End Evans Road. We are the 3rd driveway,(hot pink mailbox post) on the right - a very long gravel drive. Click here for a map and directions. Red Raspberries available for U Pick from August 1 until frost. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. for 2014 there are pumpkins available mid September to frost. (UPDATED: August 14, 2014)  (UPDATED: August 10, 2013) (UPDATED: August 11, 2012) (ADDED: November 02, 2011)
  • Blue Skies Farm - ORGANIC, raspberries, restrooms, picnic area
    10320 N. Crocker Road, Brooklyn, WI 53521. Phone: 608-455-2803. Email: paul@blueskiesfarm.com. Directions: From Madison we are 16 miles south of the Beltline highway, along Highway 14 heading past Oregon and toward Evansville. At Union, and the Union Tavern, you'll see our sign. Turn right onto Union Road, follow it to the end (about 1.5 miles) then turn left. We are 500 feet ahead. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in August, September. Open: daily except Saturday for reasonable daylight hours daily. Reasonable means after the dew has lifted (about 9 a.m.) and until an hour before dusk. Always call ahead  to ensure availability. On Sundays we are usually picked clean by noon. Raspberries August 15 to early October We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check. We have market vegetables available while they are in season. Our short list include onions, garlic, carrots, beets, fingerling potatoes and heirloom tomatoes. Prepicked berries are often available.
  • Carandale Farm - strawberries,
    5683 Lincoln Road, Oregon, WI 53575. Phone: 835-5871. Email: carandal@chorus.net. Open: Strawberry season typically starts mid - June and lasts for about 3 weeks; Hours of operation for Already Picked and Pick-Your-Own may vary vary depending on customer demand and/or weather conditions; Be sure to log onto our website  for information regarding strawberry season. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We offer Pick-Your-Own and Already Picked strawberries (mid-June) and fall raspberries and Concord grapes in the fall. Visit our website and click on the daily update for current information regarding our hours of operation. (UPDATED: October 14, 2013) (UPDATED: October 10, 2010)
  • Door Creek Orchard - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, grapes, pears, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
    3252 Vilas Road, Cottage Grove, WI 53527. Phone: 608-838-4762. Email: tom@doorcreekorchard.com. Open: Labor Day weekend through November; Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm. Closed Monday. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page Also available: Black Welsh Mountain Sheep meat and yarn. Sheep are raised on rotating pasture on the orchard grounds. Queen's Apple dessert on weekends. Tom and Gretchen Griffith of Door Creek Orchard, LLC grow over 80 varieties of apples, modern and heirloom. All crops are grown with loving care and the absolute minimum of chemicals. (UPDATED: July 28, 2014) (UPDATED: August 23, 2013) (UPDATED: September 04, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on October 03, 2009:
    "LOVE IT"
  • Eplegaarden Orchard - Self-pick apples, raspberries and pumpkins, hayrides, animals and a haunted barn.
    2273 Fitchburg Road, Fitchburg, WI. Phone: 608-845-5966. Email: forest@eplegaarden.com. Open: Mid-August to early-September, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday only, from 9am-noon; and then early September to end of October, on Monday-Saturday from 9am to  6pm, Sunday from 11am-5pm.  Old fashioned orchard featuring selv plukk (U-Pick) apples, raspberries and pumpkins for lots of old fashion rural farm fun. It's the home of the Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Barn and "Ole & Lena", and "Bakke and Dal". Real farm fun for everyone!
  • Fabrita Orchard - Pick-your-own apples
    5939 Hogan Road, Waunakee, WI. Phone: 608-849-5846. Open: 9 to 6 daily. Garden accessories, gift items, greenhouse for bedding plants. Cider . Bakery on weekends. 
  • Green's Orchard - Pick-your-own apples and Pumpkins
    2722 Williams Dr, Stoughton, WI. Phone: 608-873-4096. Email: apples247@yahoo.com. Open: 10 to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday only. Pumpkins, squash, honey, sweet corn, Indian corn, tomatoes, pick-your-own and picked apples.
  • JenEhr Family Farm - ORGANIC, Organic Strawberries
    6837 Elder Lane, Sun Prairie, WI, 53590. Phone: 608-825-9531. Email: jenehr@aol.com. Open: U-Pick only on Friday and Sunday from 9AM to 5PM , but please, please, please phone: ahead (just before you leave home) to make sure we haven't picked out for the day or inclement weather closes the patch. Certified Organic-safe & fun picking for family members of all ages & sizes. Beginning June 24th 2005, Friday, we will offer U-Pick berries here at the farm. 2009 Prices (from their website) are $2.65 per pound U-pick and $32 for 10-pound pre-picked flat (at farm during U-Pick days/hours). Payment: cash, checks and credit cards.  read more. (UPDATED: June 22, 2009)
  • L'Arc-en-Ciel Prairie - Uses natural growing practices, strawberries, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties
    5486 Town Hall Drive, Sun Prairie, WI 53590. Phone: 608-444-1451. Alternate Phone: 608-577-2078. Email: larcencielprairie@gmail.com. Open: Last day to pick in 2014 season is Monday, June 30, 2014, Open 8:00am to 5:00 pm. Directions: Please see our website. Click here for a map and directions. Thanks to everyone who has picked with us this 2014 season! Last day to pick is Monday, June 30, 2014, 8am to 5pm. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Thanks to all who picked with us in the 2014 season! We hope to see you all again in 2015!. (UPDATED: June 30, 2014) (ADDED: May 23, 2014)
  • Lutz Family Farm - peas, strawberries, U-pick and already picked strawberries
    1477 County Highway T, Marshall, WI 53559. Phone: 608-655-3664. Email: info@lutzfamilyfarm.com. Open: Call 608 655 3664 for current information on pick your own hours and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries are generally available June 15 to June 30, but call first to check availability. Payment: Cash, Check. We offer already-picked and u-pick strawberries during strawberry season (usually mid-June - July 1) and freshly picked sweet corn, tomatoes and other vegetables in late July and August. Please check our daily picking update for availability and hours today. Or, join our email list to stay up-to-date on what's fresh! (UPDATED: June 11, 2014)(UPDATED: June 16, 2009)  (ADDED: June 12, 2009)
  • Mitchell Vineyard - Uses integrated pest management practices, grapes, porta-potties, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties
    4252 Sunny Ridge Rd, Oregon, WI 53575. Phone: 608-225-9210. Email: dave@mitchell-vineyard.com. Open: GRAPE PICKING HOURS IN 2012 Tuesday 1 pm to 5:00 Saturday 11 am to 4 Sunday 12 pm to 4. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Grapes: Open early September through middle of October, depending on seasonal differences in the ripening of grapes;. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We provide the free use of crusher/destemmers and wine presses for processing picked grapes. We also provide winemaking recipes, clippers to use and bucket to pick grapes in. Please bring your own containers to take large amounts of grapes with you. We can also help you bring your grapes to your vehicle. Winemaking and jam recipes are free for the taking.  In addition, the vineyard carries basic winemaking equipment and supplies, including carboys, yeast, nutrients, acids, and most other commonly used ingredients. (UPDATED: March 12, 2012)
  • Obervitis Vinyard - No pesticides are used, grapes,
    7849 Sagebrush Trail, Middleton, WI 53562. Phone: 608 836-3370. Email: lco@polaw.com. Open: By reservation; call or email. Directions: call for directions 608 836-3370. Click here for a map and directions. Merechal Foch grapes for winemaking; Ready early to mid September; You pick at your convenience - make a reservation; Limited quantity. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: August 19, 2009)
  • Summer's Christmas Tree Farm - Christmas trees
    4610 Rocky Dell Road, Middleton, WI. Phone: 608-831-4414.
  • Sutters Ridge Orchard - apples, pumpkins, raspberries (Autumn, red), Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    2074 Sutter Dr., Mt Horeb, WI 53572. Phone: (608)832-6445. Email: sutter@mhtc.net. Open: every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm beginning Labor Day Weekend, through September and October. Directions: Located between Verona and Mt Horeb off highway 92, we are a short drive from Madison's west side. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Starting Labor Day Weekend, Enjoy U-pick and Pre-picked apples, U-pick raspberries until frost, U-pick pumpkins, mums, caramel apples, apple treats, activity area with animals and apple sling shots, corn maze and wagon rides in October. (ADDED: August 26, 2013)
  • The Tree Farm - asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, Christmas trees, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant (aubergine), flowers, peas, peppers, pumpkins, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables.
    8454 St Rd 19 , Cross Plains, WI 53528. Phone: 608-798-2286. Email: treefarm@midplains.net. Open: May and June we sell asparagus and rhubarb by appointment; July and August we are open Wednesday, Thursdayand Friday, 9-noon and 4-8; Saturday and Sunday 9-5. September and October we are open Wednesday, Thurs, and Friday 9-noon and 4-dusk; Saturday and Sunday 9-5 Thanksgiving we are open Friday 1:30 to 4:30; Saturday and Sunday 9-4:30.  Directions: The Tree Farm is located in Northwestern Dane County, WI, on Highway 19, four miles west of Highway 12. From Middleton take hwy 12 North and turn west (that's left) on hwy 19. From Sauk City take hwy 12 SE , turn south (right) on hwy KP and then east (left) on hwy 19. From Black Earth take hwy F north and turn east (right) on 19. See our website for a map and complete directions. Click here for a map to our farm. We raise approximately 40 different kinds of vegetables and herbs for you to pick as well as flowers to cut. A complete list of what we raise and when we expect it to be ready is available on our web site. Cut your own Christmas trees are available Friday (1:30-4:30) and Saturday and Sunday (9-4:30) between Thanksgiving and Christmas. We raise most vegetables that will grown in our climate. A complete list is available on our web site. (Updated December 22, 2009, from their website)
  • U Pick Strawberry Farm - beans, cucumbers, peas, peppers, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, U-pick and already picked
    5396 Hahn Road, Deforest, WI 53532. Phone: 608-417-9485. Email: strawberryguy@upickstrawberryfarm.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 6pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 9am to 7pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: April 20, 2011)

Grant County

  • May Family Farm - apples, blackberries, raspberries (Autumn, red),
    1863 Fairplay Rd, Cuba City, WI 53807. Phone: 608-748-5106. Email: Greg@advancedprinting.us. Open: 7 days a week while Apples are available, call ahead for a picking time, we want to ensure enough Apples for Everyone!. Directions: located along the Il, Ia, Wi border in Southern Wisconsin, 7 miles from Dubuque, Iowa, just off the Wisconsin Bridge, outside of Louisburg, Wisconsin. It's easy to find, will give your better directions when you call!. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We offer Pick-Your-Own Organic Empire Apples. These Apples are a mix between sweet/tart and are a favorite for fresh eating, pies, sauce & freezing! They are a Favorite for kids school lunchs and snacks. These Apples have a long self life, they are Super Crisp/Crunchy and packed full of Juicy Goodness!! If you want your Apples already picked we can do that also! Come and make picking Apples a part of your Family Tradition!!. Blackberries and Red Raspberries can be harvested beginning August 1st and usually last until mid September, weather permitting. (UPDATED: September 13, 2010)

Green County

Iowa County

  • Bures Berry Patch, Inc. - pumpkins, winter squash, strawberries, other vegetables
    3760 W. Brigham Road, Barneveld WI 53507 Bures Berry Patch is a sustainable family owned farm that is committed to providing area consumers with the highest quality produce in addition to a pleasurable farm experience for the entire family. Our selection of produce includes, but is not limited to: pre-picked or u-pick strawberries, rhubarb, asparagus, sweet corn, raspberries, pumpkins, squash, gourds and other fall ornamentals. Our hours of operation vary depending on the season. Please refer to our website or call for more detailed information.
  • Busy Bee Berries - strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked
    594 Bowers Road, Highland , WI 53543. Phone: 608-929-7444. Email: busybeeberries@gmail.com. Open: Sunday noon to 4pm; Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm; Open date May 29, 2012 ;call for berry availability. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: May 22, 2012)

Lafayette County

  • Penny Hill - No pesticides are used, corn (sweet), raspberries (red), strawberries, U-pick and already picked
    6703 Co highway N, South Wayne, WI 53587. Phone: 608-439-5393. Open: Daylight to dark, every day except Sundays; For pick - your - own, please bring your own buckets!. Directions: Penny Hill farm is just north of the village of South Wayne. From highway 11 in South Wayne, right where you see the Woodford State Bank turn north on to County Road D (It's highway 176 on some maps). Right after you cross the river bridge you'll turn right onto County Road N. As you head north on N, Penny Hill farm is just up the hill on the left. When there are berries available, there'll be a big sign in the driveway. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries through June; Raspberries start in July; Sweet corn in late summer; Timing depends on weather so call to check availability. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Bring your own containers, please. (ADDED: July 10, 2009) (UPDATED: June 08, 2012)

Richland County

  • Sunset Orchard - grapes, pumpkins
    23770 Hustler's Ridge Dr, Richland Center, WI. Phone: 608-647-4038. Open: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, Closed Saturday and Sunday. September through end of year. Apples, apple cider, two apple syrups, maple syrup, honey, hot pepper butter, pumpkins. Pick your own grapes, raspberries and cherries in season. No pick-your-own apples. Sunset Orchard does not have pick-your-own cherries. However, you can still buy fresh cherries. Sunset Orchard offers pick-your-own grapes. (UPDATED: July 13, 2012)

Sauk County

  • The Berry Farmer - strawberries, peas, blueberries
    E10222 Hoot Owl Road, Baraboo, WI 53913. Phone: 608-355-1965. Email: info@theberryfarmer.com. Directions: 2 ½ miles west of Hwy. 12 on CTH. W towards North Freedom. Strawberry season mid-June to early July. Pick your own and already-picked strawberries and peas. Picking containers provided or bring your own. Open: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Blueberry season early July to early August. Open for blueberries on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm and Saturdays, 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Children always welcome.  (ADDED: August 04, 2009, from .gov) (UPDATED: July 07, 2010)
  • Country Bumpkin Farm Market - Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, a vast assortment of fresh produce raised on our farm & picked fresh daily, pumpkins, haywagon rides to the pumpkin patches in the fall, corn maze,
    E9745 Hwy P, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 53965. Phone: 608-254-2311. Directions: We are located 2 miles West of Lake Delton on County Hwy. P, off Hwy. 23 South in the heart of the surrounding vacationland area of Wisconsin Dells. Open: every day from April 22 to October 31, from 10am to 6pm, for both U-Pick & We-Pick; Strawberries ripen June 1 and are good picking for 4 weeks; Special open hours during strawberry season: U-pick = 8am to  6pm daily, rain or shine, We-pick = 10am to  6pm daily, rain or shine. Phone for updated picking report and current prices. We have two types of raspberries: the summer bearers that start July 1 and are great picking for the month, and the fall bearers which start giving berries in July and give their largest yields in August and September and right through October until hard frosts. Blueberries are ripe by July 1 and continue through August 15 when all the berries have been picked and are gone until next year! Please call to set up a picking time and for current prices. Blackberries both thorn and thornless will be ripe August 1 through September 15.  They also have a fun ride all season long on the Country Bumpkin Farm Market Express! Ice cream cones, gift shop, our own honey, local maple syrup and sorghum, jams & dressings, salsa, mustard, pickles, local fresh farm brown eggs, much more! (UPDATED: July 12, 2010)
  • Eagleglen Farm - beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), eggplant, herbs/spices, peas, pumpkins, tomatoes, other vegetables, porta-potties
    4898 County Road GG, Loganville, WI 53943. Phone: 608-415-8516. Alternate Phone: 608-727-2281. Email: eagleglenfarm@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday Noon - 5 pm. Directions: Corner of highway 23 and County Road GG, between Loganville and Plain, WI. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Bring your binoculars to see the eagles and their eaglets. Strawberries will be coming next year!. (ADDED: June 13, 2014)
  • Comments from a visitor on August 25, 2011: "This is one of my favorites. It's on the small side, but has great blueberries and raspberries."
  • Lazy Patch Farm - Grapes, apples, raspberries and strawberries in season.
    33351 Hwy 154, Hillpoint, WI. Phone: 608-585-2240. Open: Not offering pick-your-own strawberries in 2014;  come see us next May 2015 when we will likely be open Saturday and Sunday 1 to 6 pm until mid-October depending on supply. (UPDATED: June 13, 2014)
  • Pleasant Valley School Gardens - Uses natural growing practices, beans, beets, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, herbs/spices, peppers, pumpkins, tomatoes, other vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked
    S4076 Brennan Road, Baraboo, WI 53913. Phone: 608-644-9025. Email: pleasantvalleyschoolgardens@gmail.com. Open: During daylight hours, closed on Sundays. Directions: From Baraboo: North on Highway 12 toward Wisconsin Dells from the stoplights at 12 and 33. Take a left on Terry Town Road across from Senger Lumber. Travel 2 miles and turn right on Brennan Road. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. Additional crops available are zucchini, okra, cauliflower, kohlrabi, banana peppers, hot peppers, watermelon, melons. (ADDED: August 24, 2013)

Vernon County

  • Honey Ridge Apple Farm - Apples
    E15833 Hwy 33, Hillsboro, WI. Phone: 608-489-2996. Open: Thursdayto Sunday 10 am to 7 pm in September and October. Selling apples, honey and candles. Pick-your-own in October.
  • Triple J Orchard - Apples
    20995 Orbit Avenue, Ontario, WI. Phone: 608-337-4560. Open: weekends late August to Nov 1: Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday 11 to 5 . Apples, caramel apples. Gift basket and gift shop.

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

Columbia County

  • Lapacek's Orchard LLC - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals - pumpkins and raspberries are our only pick-your-own crops; everything else is already picked.
    N1959 Kroncke Road, Poynette, WI 53955. Phone: 608-635-4780. Email: lapaceksorchard@gmail.com. Open: August 15th until the day before Thanksgiving; Please check our website for daily hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Take highway 51 North from Madison, go straight onto highway 22, turn east (right) onto highway 60 almost immediately. Drive 2 miles and go North (left) onto Kroncke Road. We're just over a mile on the left-hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: July, Apples: August 15 to the day before Thanksgiving. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Famous Caramel Apples. Bring your family for some fun at our orchard. Play on our tractor tire playground, take a walk through the orchard and visit with our goats and emus. (UPDATED: June 26, 2011)

Dane County

  • Appleberry Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, asparagus, blueberries, corn (sweet), pears, pumpkins, raspberries (red), rhubarb, winter squash, strawberries, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, picnic area, school tours
    8079 Maurer Road, Cross Plains, WI 53528. Phone: 608 798 2780. Email: fun@theappleberryfarm.com. Open: Labor Day through Halloween, Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 12 pm; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm; For Summer Berry hours, call ahead. Directions: Westside of Madison 12/18 Beltline, Exit Mineral Point Road, West 4 miles, turn left on Timber Lane, 1 mile, turn right on Maurer Road. Click here for a map and directions. Call ahead to verify what is ripe and available 608 to 798 to 2780. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (UPDATED: November 19, 2010)
  • Door Creek Orchard - Uses integrated pest management practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, apples, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
    3252 Vilas Road, Cottage Grove, WI 53527. Phone: 608-838-4762. Email: tom@doorcreekorchard.com. Open: Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 6pm; Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm; August 31st through most of November. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Also available: Black Welsh Mountain Sheep meat and yarn. Sheep are raised on rotating pasture on the orchard grounds. Queen's Apple dessert on weekends. Tom and Gretchen Griffith of Door Creek Orchard, LLC grow over 80 varieties of apples, modern and heirloom. All crops are grown with loving care and the absolute minimum of chemicals. (UPDATED: August 23, 2013)
  • Sutters Ridge Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, pumpkins, raspberries (Autumn, red), Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    2074 Sutter Dr., Mt Horeb, WI 53572. Phone: (608)832-6445. Email: sutter@mhtc.net. Open: every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm beginning Labor Day Weekend, through September and October. Directions: Located between Verona and Mt Horeb off highway 92, we are a short drive from Madison's west side. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Starting Labor Day Weekend, Enjoy U-pick and Pre-picked apples, U-pick raspberries until frost, U-pick pumpkins, mums, caramel apples, apple treats, activity area with animals and apple sling shots, corn maze and wagon rides in October. We offer 21 different apple varieties, including Honey Crisp, Royal Cort, Ruby Jon, Northern Spy, Melrose and Crimson Crisp. (ADDED: August 26, 2013)

Sauk County

  •  - Eggs, Feta cheeses, Green veges: - Arugula, Collards, Kale, Swiss Chard, Mesclun Mix, Also new potatoes, squash, zucchini, radishes, beets, rhubarb, tomatoes, garlic. Sells honey and jam for other producers
     S6703 County Road G, Hillpoint, WI 53937-9719. Phone: 608-356-0928. Open: Most of the year - winter mainly eggs and goats milk, cheeses.. Organically raised.
    Comments from a visitor on November 10, 2011:
    "They are still in business and have produce at the Farmers Market in Baraboo on Wed and Sat mornings. Just found this link with all the details.  I'm now in New Zealand so if I find good places I'll post as there isn't a lot there yet. Love your website - always look to it for freezing instructions etc. Thanks Gayle"
    Comments from a visitor on August 02, 2009:
    "Eggs are great. Feta cheese likewise. Green veges are tasty. Also good quality squash, zucchini, radishes, beets, rhubarb, tomatoes, garlic. Goat meat and beef available on request. Use horses for plowing etc. Not Amish. " (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: August 02, 2009)
  • Peck's Farm Market West - Roadside stand, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy castle, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    E3217 highway 14/60, Spring Green, WI 53588. Phone: 608-583-4977. Email: bpeck@mhtc.net. Open: Farm Market is open Memorial Day thru Mid - November Farm Market hours 8:00am to 8:00pm, 7 days a week Playland/Animal Park is open April thru November Playland/Animal Park is open 8:00am til dark Fun Zone is open Memorial Day to Labor Day, from 10:00am to 6:00pm,  7 days a week Fun Zone is open Labor Day to Halloween, 10:00am to 4:00pm on weekends only Corn Maze open Labor Day to Halloween, 11:00 am to 5:00pm weekends or by appt; Train rides available on weekends or by appointment. Directions: 4 miles west of Spring Green on highway 14/60. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Nice selection of produce from fresh picked asparagus/strawberries in May to pick your own pumpkins in October. Lots of crafts/decorations and local metal art and unique paintings. Lots of family fun activities... a great way to spend the day together! Animal Park has lots of animals to see. (goofy goats, loveable llamas, pretty ponies, cute calves, darling donkeys, and many more). "Home of Brad's awesome sweet corn... we've been told it's the best in the state!". (UPDATED: January 05, 2011)

Local Honey Sources:

Columbia County

Dane County

  • Door Creek Orchard - Uses integrated pest management practices, Honey (retail), Beeswax candles, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
    3252 Vilas Road, Cottage Grove, WI 53527. Phone: 608-838-4762. Email: tom@doorcreekorchard.com. Open: Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 6pm; Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm; August 31st through most of November. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Also available: Black Welsh Mountain Sheep meat and yarn. Sheep are raised on rotating pasture on the orchard grounds. Queen's Apple dessert on weekends. Tom and Gretchen Griffith of Door Creek Orchard, LLC grow over 80 varieties of apples, modern and heirloom. All crops are grown with loving care and the absolute minimum of chemicals. (UPDATED: August 23, 2013)

Green County

  • Busy Bees - Comb honey, Raw honeys, Honey from hives on the farm
    W5997 County Road C, Monticello, WI 53570. Phone: 608-938-2238. Email: twalkers@tds.net. Open: Monday to Friday, from 7am to 6pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 8am to 6pm; August 1 through November 30. Directions: W5997 County Road C, Monticello, Wisconsin 53570. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. No medications used in hives. (ADDED: October 02, 2012)

Iowa County

  • Busy Bee Berries - Honey (retail), Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked
    594 Bowers Road, Highland , WI 53543. Phone: 608-929-7444. Email: busybeeberries@gmail.com. Open: Sunday noon to 4pm Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm Open date May 29, 2012 call for berry availability. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: May 22, 2012)

Sauk County

  • Bees and Baskets Apiary - Honey
    32703 Keller Road, Cazenovia, WI 53924. Phone: 608-985-7190. Email: bb6rs@mwt.net. Open: all year; Call to be sure we are home or to arrange to pick up honey. Tours available on request and if we are home. Specialty honey available in three flavors: strawberry creamed, orange creamed and raspberry creamed. (ADDED: August 04, 2009, from .edu)
  • Honey Boy Brand Honey - honey
    S6566 CTH. PF, North Freedom, WI 53951. Phone: 608-522-4890. Directions: Located 5 miles south of the village of North Freedom on CTH. PF. Open year-round, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Offering extracted honey and combed honey as well as beeswax. (ADDED: August 04, 2009, from .edu)
  • Pleasant Valley School Gardens - Uses natural growing practices, Honey (retail), Comb honey, Raw honeys, Strained honey, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked
    S4076 Brennan Road, Baraboo, WI 53913. Phone: 608-644-9025. Email: pleasantvalleyschoolgardens@gmail.com. Open: During daylight hours, closed on Sundays. Directions: From Baraboo: North on Highway 12 toward Wisconsin Dells from the stoplights at 12 and 33. Take a left on Terry Town Road across from Senger Lumber. Travel 2 miles and turn right on Brennan Road. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. Additional crops available are zucchini, okra, cauliflower, kohlrabi, banana peppers, hot peppers, watermelon, melons. No chemicals used and we plant only non treated seeds. We are located in the old Pleasant Valley School and Praise Center. (ADDED: August 24, 2013)
  • Wisconsin River Prairie Honey - Honey
    345 - 14th Street, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578. Phone: 608-643-2636. Email: dietmann@chorus.net. Open: August through December by phone or by e-mail. Please call for pick-up or delivery. Triple-filtered honey from the prairies of the lower Wisconsin River valley. Our honey has a golden amber color and a
    clean, light flavor; perfect in tea, recipes or enjoying by the spoonful! (ADDED: August 04, 2009, from .edu)

Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Dane County

Green County

  • Sugar River Farm - Beef, Pork, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds, Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), Brown eggs, sausage, Bacon (pork), Hiking trails, Fishing onsite, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Farm/ranch tours for visitors, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, Fresh eggs, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    W2726 Doyle Road, Belleville, WI 53508. Phone: 608-469-0903. Email: sugarriverfarm@gmail.com. Open: Call ahead to visit; We can be available for farm visits Sunday to Saturday 8am to 4pm. Directions: Take highway 14 South/East from Madison to highway 92 West at Brooklyn; Take highway 92 to County Highway X and go South to Doyle Road West. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. The farm is ever-growing and changing. What we currently have available changes frequently. Please call or email with specific product questions or to schedule special events including overnight camping, kayaking or canoeing, nature hikes for groups and more. Our number one product is Heritage breed, pasture raised pork. We have limited availability of primarily grass fed Heritage breed beef as well. We are sold out of chickens and turkeys for 2013 but will increase our capacity for 2014. (ADDED: October 20, 2013)

Vernon County

  • Pine Creek Gardens - Lamb, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, Eggs (free range), children welcome, No pets please, restrooms, farm animals
    E15155 State highway 82, Hillsboro, WI 54634. Phone: 608-528-4564. Open: Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm, August 15 to January 31. Directions: Eleven miles west of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, on Highway 82. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: August 27, 2014)

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