Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Omaha and Eastern Nebraska? Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Omaha and Eastern 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as well as some 20-somethings trying to make a quick buck), so theirs are always out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly.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anything out-of-date, wrong or not working -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
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
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
See our comprehensive list of
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
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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!
Omaha and Eastern Nebraska U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2018, by county
Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map
- Thomas Farms - pumpkins, winter squash, Other
1446 39RD, Decatur, NE 68020. Phone: 402-349-5222. Crops are usually
available in October. Open: call anytime October 1-30 call anytime Payment:
Cash, Check. fall December orating needs--gourds, pumpkins, ornamental corn,
winter squash, specialty pumpkins (red warty, buckskin, Cinderella, blue
- Blue Valley Fruits and Vegetables - asparagus, beans, beets,
berries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, cherries, cucumbers,
eggplant, garlic, gourds, grapes, herbs, horseradish, kohlrabi, leeks,
lettuce, melons, mustard, okra, onions, organic apples, ornamental corn,
1041 S 3rd, Ulysses, NE, 68669. Phone: (402) 549-2172. Also has a farmers'
market. Directions: Farm located 1/4 mile south of Ulysses, on 3rd Street,
call for hours.
Bloom Where You're Planted Farm & Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins,
U-pick and already picked, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties,
weddings and wedding parties, school tours
911-108th Street, Avoca, NE
68307. Phone: 402-267-4104. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Directions: From Lincoln: Take Highway
34 (O Street ) 27 miles east to 108th Street. From West Omaha: Take Highway
50 south 25 miles to Highway 34, then 5 miles east to 108th. From East
Omaha: Take Highway 75 south 30 miles to Highway 34, then 9 miles west to
108th. The farm is 1/2 mile north of Highway 34 on 108th Street.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. Admission $4.75 (includes tax), ages 2
& under FREE. Hayride included with admission. Many family-friendly
activities: nature trails, gourd garden, rubber duck races, farm-themed play
areas, and a cafe in our restored one-room schoolhouse. We sell heirloom
pumpkins and squash, gourds, straw and mums. Find more info about Ag Day,
Doggy Day, and other special events on our website.
Chisholm Family Farm -
Uses natural growing practices,
beans, beets, cucumbers, herbs/spices, pumpkins, summer squash, winter
squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed),
Fresh eggs, picnic area, farm animals
27107 Fletcher Ave Elmwood, NE
68349. Phone: 402-440-9409. Email:
[email protected]. Open: most days; Sunday we are home in the
afternoon after church; Again, call or email for availability and so I can
be sure to be home; We are a small 20 acre farm not a large facility;; I am
happy to do small homeschool tours to show the difference between grass -
fed farming and dairy. Directions: From Lincoln head Take US-34 to highway
79 and head north. Go about six miles and you will see the flashing red
light at Raymond Road. Go two more miles and turn left onto Davey Road. We
are second house. see sign that says Fresh Eggs. From Lincoln - Head north
on 14th Street at Superior. Turn left at flashing red light (Raymond Road)
Turn right on highwhillcrestay 79 (flashing red light) go 2 miles and turn left onto
Davey Road. We are second house on left see sign that says Fresh Eggs.
Click here for a map and directions. Squashes available from July -
September depending on the year; Our garden is only about a half an acre so
call or email for availability; I am happy to pick for you or you can pick
for yourself; We have pie pumpkins available from September - November;
Again, just check on availability. We use natural practices, but are not
seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. We are a pasture based
farm located just north of Lincoln, NE. We follow all organic/holistic
farming methods and are a soy-free farm.
We have moved. We do not currently have any produce available with the move
but still have our farm stand/store with meats, eggs, and dairy available.
- Farmstead Gardens - miscellaneous vegetables
1015 Ithaca Way, Dakota City, NE, 68731. Phone: 402-632-4489. Has both a
Roadside Stand and U-Pik. Directions: 1-one quarter mile east of Jackson on
Hwy 20. Open: , pick your own, September and October, from 3 pm to 5:30 pm.
Roadside Stand located in South Sioux City, 17th and Dakota behind gas
station, 10:30 am to 5:30 p.m.
Bellevue Berry Farm & Pumpkin Patch - Red Raspberries,
11001 S. 48th Street, Papillion, NE 68133. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: We are open 7 days a week; from 8 am
to 4 pm on weekdays and 8 to 2 pm on weekends; See their website for for
updated hours and availability. Directions: See their website for
directions. Payment: Cash, only. Raspberry Season _The 1st. of July;
they will produce all summer and into the fall. The variety is called autumn
bliss. They are trickle irrigated and the crops are abundant. We also have
three rows of blackberries. They are grown organically. The 2013 price is $3
dollars per pound, less that you can find them at the grocery store. There
is no admission to the farm during raspberry season. If kids want to use the
play area the charge is $3.00, adults are free. Strawberry Season is
typically June and Strawberry season lasts about two weeks. It starts in
middle of June. Pick your own strawberries for only $1.50 per pound (2013
price). Also Asparagus is available, may be pyo.
- Richard Sobotka Family - beans, greens, melons, potatoes,
pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, miscellaneous vegetables
86379, 498 Avenue, Inman, NE. Phone: (402) 394-5537. Also has a roadside
Stratbucker Family Farms
- asparagus, beans, cantaloupe, Cole crops, greens, ornamentals, peas,
pumpkins, specialties, sweet corn, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, watermelon
7125 Country Club Road, Omaha, NE, 68152. Phone: (402) 572-7125. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: From Ft. Calhoun, farm located 2 miles
south on Hwy 75; river farm located 2 miles north of Dodge Park on North
River Drive, Omaha, Nebraska. Open: at farms when advertised on the website,
visit the web or call for details; Roadside stands located at 28th and Ames,
Omaha; Abbot Drive at Locust Street. Over 100 years in the Omaha area,
including the Omaha Old Market.
Wenninghoff Farm - tomatoes, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh
eggs, U-pick and already picked
6707 Wenninghoff Road, Omaha, NE 68122.
Phone: 402-571-2057. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Farm Store Open Daily July 4th thru
October 31st; Most items are already picked, but during September, we
usually have extra tomatoes available for you to pick; Call ahead to check
on availability. Directions: Northwest Omaha, 1 mile west of Immanual
Hospital, 85th and Sorenson Parkway.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, SFMNP
- Hillside Farms -
Uses natural growing practices, blackberries, grapes,
61330 733 Road, Sterling, NE 68443. Phone: 402-866-2165. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: 2 1/2 miles east from Sterling on
Highway 41, 1 mile north and 1/4 mile east. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in June, July. Open: call for
appointment. Blackberries end of June into July, Strawberries June. We use
natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only.
Martin's Hillside Orchard - Raspberries, Strawberries, Apples and
Peaches, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), picnic area, corn
maze, pumpkins (brought in from the field), school tours
2024 Ashland Rd,
Ceresco, NE 68017. Phone: 402-665-2140. Open: See their website for for
hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions.
Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards . Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: May 04,
Comments from a visitor on May 04, 2011: "They are a fairly small
orchard with mainly apple and peach trees. They grow raspberries and
strawberries seasonally and do have a limited amount of pumpkins in October.
The owners are very nice and have a large garden area, a sand climbing hill,
hay bale mound, corn maize, and tricycle track for the kids. (I'm sure they
will be adding more and I could be forgetting something but we've had a good
time with my family there both in May for Strawberries and late summer for
Apples and Peaches! They were all AMAZING by the way!!"
- Princeton Produce - beets, carrots, cherries,
corn (sweet), cucumbers, herbs/spices, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkins,
1600 Pella Road, Princeton , NE 68404. Phone:
402-798-7723 . Email:
[email protected]. Directions: From Princeton, Nebraska (approx. 18
miles south of Lincoln, Ne., on Hwy 77) 1.5 miles south and 1/2 mile east on
Pella Road. Look for signs. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in May, June, July, September,
October. Open: Monday through Saturday as produce is available Pumpkin
Patch: September 15 to October 31 Payment: Cash, only.
Roca Berry Farm - apples, strawberries and raspberries
Box 1, Roca, NE. Phone: 402-421-2933. Alternate phone: 402-421-2255. Email
[email protected]. Open: Daily; call for latest picking conditions.
Directions: Hwy 77 to Roca exit, E 2 mi, 3/4 mile S on 38th street. Roca
Berry Farm is a 240-acre farm that raises strawberries, pumpkins,
raspberries and gourds. The strawberry season typically runs from late May
through June. Roca Berry Farm accepts Senior Farmers Market Nutrition
Program (SFMNP) coupons. (Footnote: For more information on the SFMNP
contact Christin Kamm at (402) 471-6856.) See us on
Comments from a visitor on August
12, 2011: "I have been a faithful patron of the Roca Berry Farm for over
five years. While looking for patches in Western Nebraska I noticed the
description for RBF didn't truly capture this amazing farm. So I decided I
should write a little bio for them and send it on to you. I hope you'll find
the information useful, and thanks for making this site! "Roca Berry Farm
just south of Lincoln features the Harvest Barn where you can find pumpkins
(pre-picked or from the field), gourds, squash, and Indian corn, as well as
handmade crafts, jams, jellies, salsas, and honey. Inside the farm proper
you can spend the day with your family enjoying a hay-rack ride out to the
pumpkin patch, a life sized game of Candy Land, watching pig races, or
taking a stroll in the corn maze. If all these activities rustle up your
appetite grab a snack from one of the many delicious eateries, choose from
The Pumpkin Cafe, The Roca Smoke House, Frankie's Funnel Cakes, or The Donut
Hut. Whatever you do make sure you grab a bag of their wonderful kettle corn
made fresh daily. At night the farm transforms into the Roca Scary Farm
(recommended for teens and adults only) featuring a Haunted Hay-rack Ride,
the Haunted Manor, and the Psych-O-Path, a terrifying 15 minute walk through
haunted woods. Visa and Mastercard are accepted at the Harvest Barn, The
Pumpkin Cafe, and The Donut Hut, no checks. Open daily from the last weekend
of September until Halloween. "
Farms - asparagus, raspberries (Autumn, red), gift shop,
restrooms, picnic area, Bounce house, school tours
4851 North 84th
Street, Lincoln, NE 68507. Phone: 402-464-4633. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Asparagus Season End of April to June 10th
Monday to Saturday 9 am to 5 pm Sunday 12 pmto 5 pm. Directions: We are
located just north of Havelock Avenue on North 84th Street.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Visa/MasterCard, Discover, SFMNP Vouchers. We also grow field grown Iris
plants & daylilies that we sell from our fields.
- Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure - apples, pumpkins, U-pick and
already picked, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic
area, birthday parties, school tours
2611 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE
68410. Phone: 402 873-8717. Alternate Phone: 402 873-8756. Fax: 401
[email protected]. Open: U - Pick Apples, daily, September
1 through November 1.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Giant Corn Maze, open Fridays,
Saturdays and Sundays, September 12 to November 1, 2009; U-Pick Pumpkin
Patch, open October 1 to November 1, 2009; Discovery Ride, open daily; Great
Pumpkin Party, Saturday, October 24, 2009, from 1 pm to 6 pm. Payment: Cash,
Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. All proceeds support
the tree-planting mission of the Arbor Day Foundation.
Comments from a visitor on September 04, 2009: "Found this farm through your
website -- what a treasure. All the kids had fun from 15 to 2 years old! All
day trip, very educational."
Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard - apples, blackberries, cherries,
grapes, pumpkins, raspberries, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm,
Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), prepicked produce, gift
shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday
parties, school tours
5995 G Road, Nebraska City, NE 68410. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm Saturday 9am
to 5pm Sunday 11am to 5pm.
click here for current open hours, days and dates. Payment: Cash, Check,
Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Wine tastings daily. Walking trails. They have a
strawberry festival, too: June 6, 2009 from 9 am to 5 pm
- Handley's Pumpkin Patch - asparagus, ornamentals, pumpkins,
RR 3, Box 3177, Falls City, NE, 68355. Phone: (402) 883-2713. Email:
[email protected]. Also has a roadside stand. Open: Pumpkin and fall
crops available in October, weekends from 12 pm to dusk; Hay rack rides to
field. Asparagus is available in April - May; call for information.
- Hill Top Gardens - cucumbers, eggplant,
melons, onions, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter
squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, U-pick and already picked, events at
your location (call for info)
65040 707 Trail, Falls City, NE 68355.
Phone: 402-245-4330. Alternate Phone: 402-801-0949. Email:
[email protected]. Open: July 4 Friday Saturday and Sundays 10:00 am
till 7:00 pm or as soon as vegetables are ready oriental vegetables call for
specific items. Directions: From State Highway 73 turn West at Home Lumber
or Merz Farm Equipment on 707 Trail go one Mile on Gravel road we are on the
right just passed the railroad tracks.
Click here for a map and directions. Watermelon and other melon picking
begins in the middle of August or as soon as melons are ready call for
availability; Pumpkin picking opens in last week of September. Payment:
Cash, Check. Many Oriental vegetables such as Kang Kong, Eggplant, long
beans, Bittermelon, Opo, Gabi, Oriental sweet potatoes, Sihkim, and many
more call for specific vegetables.
- Runyan Farms - cantaloupe, pumpkins, squash, watermelon
Box 191, Falls City, NE, 68355. Phone: (402) 245-5492. Also has a roadside
stand. Directions: From Falls City, 4 miles east, 10 miles north, then 1-1/4
miles east. Open: from light to dark.
- A and B Country Chicken - cantaloupe, carrots, cucumber, green
beans, green pepper, leaf lettuce, muskmelon, onions, peas, pumpkins,
spinach, squash (summer and winter), tomatoes, watermelon
RR1, Box 218,
Humboldt, NE, 68376. Phone: (402) 862-2177.
Directions: From Humboldt, four miles west on Hwy 4, two miles north on
Hwy 105, 1/4 mile on east CR, 1st house north side of road. Open: 8 am to
dark. Also has a farmer's market and a roadside stand.
Zurcher Farms - No pesticides
are used, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, winter squash,
tomatoes, other vegetables, Fresh eggs, gift shop,
porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food),
face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties,
school tours, group reservations
1257 County Road J,
Dorchester, NE 68343. Phone: (402) 641-4203. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Call for current hours^. Open:
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking
Click here for picking updates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. We do not use
pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, SFMNP Vouchers.
Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: February 02,
Bellevue Berry Farm and Pumpkin Ranch - strawberries, hayrides,
pumpkin patch, Haunted House,
11001 S 48th Street, Papillion, NE, 68133. Phone: 402-331-5500. Directions:
(Detour) From Kennedy Freeway turn West on Highway 370. Continue on 370 to
48th St. Turn north (or right) and continue until you see the farm on your
left. Open: September 28th, 2006 through October 31st.
click here for for $2 off admission coupons. Hayrack Ride, Haunted
House, Activity Barn & Zip Lines, Lewis & Clark Keel Boat, Swiss Robinson
Tree House, Sand Pit & Trike Track, The Ranch Animal Corral, Harvest Barn &
Hungry Moose Cafe, Lost Gold Mine, Old West Ghost Town and Indian
Settlement, Indian Cave Tour Payment: Cash, Visa or Mastercard .
Trees, Shrubs & More, Inc. - apples, blackberries, pears, Other
fruit or veg, U-pick and already picked, gift shop, snacks and refreshment
stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
3803 Cornhusker Road,
Bellevue, NE 68123. Phone: 402-291-9374. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday through Friday from 8 am to
6 pm, Saturday 8 am to 5 pm, and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Directions:
Conveniently located at 38th and Cornhusker Road between Bellevue and
Papillion. Located 3 miles north of Highway 370 and 2 and one quarter miles
from Kennedy Freeway.
Click here for a map and directions. Please give us a call to see what
is ready to pick; We also sell local honeys and honey products as well as
Nebraska wines inside of our garden center and gift shop; We are open all
year!. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. We also offer Asian Pears in
our pick your own orchard.
- Maizingly Sweet - sweet corn, horse-quality alfalfa
2096 CR 9, Mead, NE, 68041. Phone: (402) 624-5815. Email:
[email protected]. Also has a farmers' market.
Martin's Hillside Orchard - Apples, pumpkins, raspberries,
strawberries, Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you
choose and we cut, Christmas wreaths and boughs, pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, and prepicked produce
2024 Ashland Road, Ceresco, NE 68017. Phone:
From Omaha: Take I-80 W towards Lincoln. Take the US-77/North 56th St
exit (exit no. 405); Turn right onto US-77 N; Drive approx. 11 miles to
Ashland Road. Left on Ashland Rd and follow signs for two miles. Orchard
will be on your right. From Lincoln: From Highway 77 and Cornhusker
Hwy: Take Hwy 77 N 15 miles to Ashland Road. Left on Ashland Rd and follow
signs for two miles. Orchard will be on your right.
click here for a map to our farm. Crops are usually available in May,
June, July, August, October. Open: Call for hours! Payment: Cash, only.
Christmas tree varieties:
U-Choose and Cut varieties: White Pine.
You Choose and We cut varieties: White Pine.
- Country Bouquet - flowers, fruit, miscellaneous vegetables
2424 CR P43, Fort Calhoun, NE, 68023. Phone: (402) 468-5598. Email:
[email protected]. Open: By appointment. Also has their Blair
- Mann Family Strawberry Farm - strawberries,
Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
6119 County Road 25, Kennard, NE
68034. Phone: 17037744539. Alternate Phone: 1705019755. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday through Friday 8am to 3pm.
Directions: Located off Scenic Route highway 30 just 1/4 mile south of
Kennard, Nebraska. For a map to our farm,
click here. Strawberries: May 24th through June 18th. Payment: Cash,
only. (ADDED: May 25, 2016)