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Grape U-Pick Orchards in Northern Indiana South Bend-Elkhart in 2024, by county

Below are the U-Pick orchards and farms for grapes that we know of in this area. Not all areas of any state, nor even every state, have grapes orchards that are open to the public. If you know of any others, please tell us using the add a farm form!

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! If I cannot reach them, I DON'T GO!

PLEASE report closed farms, broken links and incorrect info using the "Report Corrections" form below.

LaPorte County

  • Pavolka Fruit Farm - apples, sweet cherries, tart cherries, raspberries, pears, plums, grapes
    1776 North Wozniak Road, Michigan City, IN . Phone: (219) 874-6056. Email: rsalat@comcast.net. Open: mid-June to October, 7 days a week 9 am to 5 pm. Directions: . Click here for a map and directions. Pavolka Fruit Farm. . Specializing in over 30 varieties of old and new apples. We have ready-picked and u-pick apples, grapes and cider. (UPDATED: June 25, 2021) A visitor writes on June 25, 2021: "I called their number and they give a clear message on what and when is available. Cherries were available!

 

Types of Grapesgrapes

There are  several; types of grapes:

Grape picking tips

  • Pick ripe: Grapes do not ripen after they are picked
  • Appearance: Look for heavy, firm grapes
  • To harvest grapes, carefully cut the grape clusters from the vine using pruning shears. Be careful not to bruise or damage the fruit or the surrounding vines.

Grape recipes, canning, jelly making juice, etcFill the jars and put the lid and rings on

 

 

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)