Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Southeastern Missouri?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Southeastern 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. Beware of copycat websites (such as the one that starts with "pickit" and the one that ends with ".farms"; they do not update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China), so theirs are usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly! I put dates to indicate when we last received an update from each farm, and I make updates daily (each farm as their info changes). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

And if you know of any I missed and want to add them or correct the information, please let me know!  

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What's in season in August 2017, and other timely information:

Notes for August 2017: Blueberries and peaches are going still in northern and cooler areas, but are mostly finished in the Deep South. Blackberries, figs,  and raspberries are in season now. Tomatoes are going strong, although the crop is way diminished in rainy areas like the southeast.  Strawberries are finished, except in the far north, and if the farm planted Day Neutral varieties. Early apples, like Gala, are about to start!

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!

Next year, don't miss an Easter Egg Hunt for your children: See our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt!

We also have home canning, 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, please write me!

Southeastern Missouri U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

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

Bollinger County

  • Trace Creek Blues - blueberries,
    Cr 828 Route 1 Box 1685, Glenallen, MO 63751. Phone: 573-238-2878. Email: lindalw@hughes.net. Directions: From Marble Hill, take Highway 34 west about 9 miles. Turn right on Highway DD. Go 4 miles. At the bottom of a long hill, turn left on CR 828. We are the first driveway on the right. From Fredericktown, take Highway 67 south. Turn left on Highway A at Cherokee Pass. Go 10 miles. Turn right on Highway M, and go 1/10th of a mile. Turn left on Highway DD, drive 8 miles, and turn right on CR 828. We are the first driveway on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Click here for picking updates. Crops are usually available in June. Open: Mid June, by appointment only. Blueberries ripen in mid-June. Payment: Cash, Check. Check out our hand-hewed log cabin, hand woven crafts, stained glass crafts, and one man bandsaw sawmill. (UPDATED: May 06, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: June 24, 2008) (UPDATED: April 16, 2008)

Butler County

Cape Girardeau County

  • Illers Top of the Hill Berry Farm - Blueberries
    Millersville, MO 63766. Phone: 573-243-8301. Phone: 573-204-0937. Directions: Exit 99 off I-55. Take US-61 west to Jackson. At intersection of US-61 and US-72 take US-72 west for 8 miles. Look for our sign on left.) U-pick blueberries or purchase them already picked for you. Call first. (UPDATED: May 06, 2013, JBS)
    A visitor writes: "I have picked over 100 pounds of berries each of the last 3 years at Illers. I just received a notecard from them today about opening soon. They have pick our own or prepicked available. Just wanted to update you about them as I plan to return and pick 200 pounds this year! My husband has a fruit smoothie with blueberries every morning and we've run out months before it is time to pick again, so my fingers will definitely be stained blue this month:)"
  • Knowlan Family Farm - apples, blueberries, nectarines, pears, peaches, pumpkins, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, restrooms, farm animals, school tours
    3243 State Highway 34, Burfordville, MO 63739. Phone: 573 204 3831. Email: info@knowlanfamilyfarm.com. Open: Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates./a> Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 02, 2016)
  • Pioneer Apple Orchards - UPDATE: August 22, 2016: A visitor tells me they are now permanently closed  apples, peaches, pumpkins, wagon rides,
    2308 West Jackson Blvd., Jackson, MO. (ADDED: March 16, 2010 from http://extension.missouri.edu/)
    Comments from a visitor on October 19, 2010: "Anyone coming to Pioneer Apple Orchard for the "pick your own" apples will be very disappointed, because what you pick them out of is a big box! There are no apple trees. It is a nice farmer's market type store and I go there frequently, but NOT to pick apples! "  

Carter County

Dent County

Dunklin County

Iron County

Madison County

Mississippi County

Montgomery County

  • Wil farm - beans, beets, broad beans, cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, melons, peas, peppers, raspberries (red), summer squash, strawberries,
    1002 Highway 19, Hermann, MO 65041. Phone: 573-486-2191. Email: wilfarmeventually@gmail.com. Open: Starting May 15th: Wednesday from 2 pm to 6 pm; Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 6 pm; Strawberry You - pick earlier but do call. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Highway 70 between Columbia and Saint Louis, exit 175, 10 miles South on Highway 19, on the left side of the Highway. From the town of Hermann, go 5 miles over the bridge North on Highway 19, farm is on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: March 30, 2013)

New Madrid County

Oregon County

  • Cardoza Blueberry Farm - ORGANIC, blueberries
    Intersection of Hwy 160 & Route JJ, Alton, MO, 65600. Phone: (417) 764-3792. Open: Monday through Saturday, 7:30am-dusk; Sundays 2:30 pm to dusk. Directions: From West Plains, east 15 miles on Hwy 160, at Route JJ. Watch for signs. Organically grown. (UPDATED: September 02, 2016, JBS)

Pemiscot County

Perry County

Reynolds County

Ripley County

Scott County

  • Beggs Berry World - u-pick strawberries, pre-picked strawberries,
    190 County Rd. 332, Benton, MO 63736. Phone:  (573) 545-3881. Alternate Phone: 573-576-8101. Email: cbeggs39@hotmail.com. Directions: Exit 80 off I-55. Take Hwy 77 east. Left onto County Road 332. Look for our sign. Fabulous homegrown produce. Open: April to mid-October, 7 days a week, from 8 am to 7 pm. . (ADDED: March 16, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on March 16, 2010: "THE BEST STRAWBERRIES EVER"
  • Beggs Family Farm - (no longer does strawberries), but still has pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, wagon rides, pony rides, petting zoo
    2319 State Highway U, Sikeston, MO 63801. Phone: 573-471-3879. Fax: 573-472-0132. Email us at: sheila@beggsfamilyfarm.com. Directions: Easily access from Interstate 55 in Missouri. Take exit 69, turn west at the top of the ramp, at the 4-way stop turn right (north) onto Highway H, follow Highway H to Blodgett, once in Blodgett turn left (west) onto Highway U, just 1/2 mile on the right. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May, October. Open: Weekends in October Saturday 10 am to 9 pm Sunday noon-6 pm; Pick your own pumpkins weekends in October Saturday 10 a.m. -9 pm Sunday noon - 6 pm School fieldtrips by reservation. Themed 12 acre corn maze, glow in the dark mini-golf, animal displays, play areas, Miner Max maze, gem stoning sluice, and much more. Flashlight nights in the maze. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.

Shannon County

Stoddard County

Wayne County


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


Local Honey Sources:


Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Perry County

  • Three Spring Farms - Chicken (free range), Turkey, Beef, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), Eggs (free range), Farm/ranch tours for visitors, children welcome, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Fresh eggs
    1097 Perry County Road 330, Perryville, MO 63775. Phone: 314-605-2416. Alternate Phone: 971-322-5480. Email: info@threespringfarms.com. Open: Tours can be arranged by calling ahead; You can place a beef order via phone or email, please contact us anytime. Directions:  (Also, may pick up beef in Webster Groves, MO). Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Our farm is a collaboration between three guys: Andrew Bachmann, Jacob Bachmann and Bryan Meyers. Andrew and Jacob are knowledgeable farmers who are the 4th generation on their family farm. Bryan is a newbie with more interest and enthusiasm than experience. Together we are raising grass-fed beef in Perryville, MO and working to improve and protect the farmland in the process. We also meet customers in Webster Groves, MO to pick up their orders and have package options as well as shares available for purchase. Please email us for a price list. We sell directly to grassfed beef fans and to reach out to select markets and restaurants who will appreciate our product and our approach. For individual buyers, we can walk you through the process with clarity to take away any uncertainty about buying beef in this manner. We will be happy to show you the farm before you make any buying decisions, or take you on a tour the day you pick up the beef. (ADDED: September 30, 2013)

Farm Venues for Weddings, Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:


Horse Rides and More:

Shannon County

  • Pine Hollow Ranch - Overnight stables, Horses trails (unguided), Horse ranches, Dude ranches / Guest ranches, Horses rented (guided trails), Dude ranches / Guest ranches, Tent camping, horses allowed, Trailer / Caravan hookup, sewer, etc, Beautiful rural setting, Hiking trails, washer and dryer available, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, golf nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, other, picnic area
    Hr 4 Box 109, Birch Tree, MO 65438. Phone: 573 2263260. Email: drcaveman@gmail.com. Open: Daily 24/7. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: July 30, 2016)

Farm Bed And Breakfasts


Maple Syrup Farms and Sugarworks:


Resources For Farmers

Shannon County

 


 

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