Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Central Nebraska?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Central Nebraska, 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 "Eatwell", "pickit" and the ones that ends with ".farm"; they do not verify or update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China, as well as some 20-somethings trying to make a quick buck), so theirs are always out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly. Since 2002, I make updates daily (each farm as changes are reported, or I find it). See the customer and farmer menus 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   I'm making updates for 2018 as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!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 October 2018, and other timely information:

Notes for October 2018: Autumn is here! Apples, pears, Fall raspberries, figs, winter squash , corn mazes and pumpkin patches are here. And there are still tomatoes, corn and other vegetables in most areas. Check your area's copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates.

See these pages to find a local apple festival, and see our guide to apple varieties (when they ripen, best uses), . Also picking tips, recipes, canning and freezing directions for apples, pumpkins, 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!

Central Nebraska U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2018, by county

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

Adams County

  • Ramsey's Sweet Corn - sweet corn
    56660 Denman Road, Kenesaw, NE, 68956. Phone: (402) 752-8134. Email: [email protected]. Directions: From Kenesaw, 8 miles northwest, follow blacktop, or 2 miles south of I-80, Shelton Exit to dead end, then 3/4 mile east. Open: call for hours.

Antelope County

Blaine County

Boone County

Boyd County

Brown County

Buffalo County

Chase County

Clay County

Custer County

  • Lawrence Market Gardens - pumpkins, sweet corn
    HC 75, Box 81, Broken Bow, NE, 68822. Phone: (308) 872-5609. Both a Farmers' Market and U-Pick. Directions: 5-1/2 miles south of Summer Road and Hwy 215 intersection. Open: call for hours and availability. Also prepicked: beets, broccoli, Brussels spouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, cucumbers, English peas, gladiolus, green beans, onions, potatoes, pumpkins, snap peas, sweet corn, tobacco, tomatoes

Dawson County

Dundy County

Franklin County

Frontier County

Furnas County

Garfield County

Gosper County

Greeley County

Hall County

Hamilton County

Harlan County

  • Culver Farms - potatoes
    71401 D Road, Orleans, NE, 68966. Phone: (308) 868-4115. Directions: From Orleans, 5 miles west on Hwy 89, 3-1/4 miles north on D Road, on west side of road. Also has a farmers' market.

Hayes County

Hitchcock County

Holt County

  • Lambert Melons - watermelon, apples, cantaloupe, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes,
    49343, 852 Road, Ewing, NE, 68735. Phone: (402) 482-5797. Email: [email protected].
    Directions: From US 281 and US 95 intersection, 2 miles south, 1-1/2 miles east, hours vary, special sales advertised locally; Alco parking lot, O'Neill. Open: August - October, daily, 9 am to 5 p.m.; 1st and Main, Valentine, August - September, Thursdays, 9 am to 5 p.m. Also has a roadside stand.

Howard County

  • Helgoth's Melons, Pumpkins, and Produce - cantaloupe, pumpkins, watermelon, winter squash
    P.O. Box 44, St. Libory, NE, 68872. Phone: (308) 687-6127. Directions: From Grand Island and Roadside Stand 9 miles north on Hwy 281; also stand located 3 miles south and 1/2 mile east of David City on Hwy 92 and Hwy 15; August - October, daily, 9 am to 9 p.m. Have been operating as a family business for 50 years. Also has a farmer's market and a roadside stand.

Kearney County

Keya Paha County

  • Ron's Produce - beets, carrots, cucumbers, gourds, melons, onions, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, turnips, miscellaneous vegetables
    HC 80, Box 56, Mills, NE, 68753. Phone: (402) 244-5253. Open: Daily, call for hours; Farmers' Market Tuesdays and Fridays. Five years in operation; all fruits and vegetables are organically grown. Also has a farmers' market and Roadside Stand.

Knox County

Lincoln County

  • Weatherly Produce - peppers, carrots, onions, green beans, kale, roma tomatoes, rhubarb, U-pick and already picked
    3708 General Dodge Rd, North Platte, NE 69101. Phone: 308-530-1474. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday - Friday, morning hours, Please call or email prior to coming. Directions: Go 1 mile north on highway 83 turn right onto Hall School Road, go 2 miles & turn left onto Twin Lakes Road. Go 1 mile & turn left into Cavalry Hills Subdivision & follow the circle loop drive about 1/2 mile & located at 3708 General Dodge Road Parking available in front of either garage. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Typcial crop availability dates are: Carrots, Tomatoes, Peppers, green beans: July to September, Kale, Dill and Rhubarb: May to September,. Payment: Cash, only. Please call ahead before driving to our place, as we want to be here when you come. :

Logan County

Loup County

Merrick County

Nance County

Nuckolls County

Perkins County

Phelps County

Red Willow County

  • Klooz Farm Market - apples, asparagus, sweet corn, miscellaneous vegetables
    RF 1, Box 101, McCook, NE, 69001. Phone: (308) 345-1753. Directions: Farm located 5-1/2 miles east of McCook on Hwy 6 and Hwy 34, then 1 mile south.

Rock County

Sherman County

Valley County

Webster County

Wheeler County


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