Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Wisconsin?  Scroll down this page and select your region of the state for a list of U-Pick farms in Wisconsin, sorted by county. Farms offering 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?"). If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. And if you are looking for a local farm stand, roadside stand, farm market or local farmer's market, see our new website, dedicated to those!  See your state's crop availability calendar for specific dates of upcoming crops.

If you know of any I missed and want to add a farm, click here!   I'm making updates for 2018 as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!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 September 2018, and other timely information:

Notes for September 2018: Summer is here and that means Strawberry season is finishing and blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and peaches are starting. Tomatoes, corn and other vegetables should be starting, too. Check your area's copy calendar (see this page) and call your local farms for seasonal updates.

See these pages to find a local Strawberry Festival, Peach festival or a Blueberry festival. We have a guide to peach varieties here. Also recipes, canning and freezing directions for strawberries, blueberries, 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  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong or outdated, please write me!

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!

Wisconsin U-Pick Farms and Orchards

Click one of these areas (or click on the map further down this page)

 

Here are links to Wisconsin's pick-your-own (PYO, U-pick, pick-it-yourself) farms and orchards.  I'm always looking for suggestions of more farms and events to add and feedback about any you have visited, so if you encounter any, just click on the preceding link, as appropriate!  And if you have a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please click on the link to "add my farm".

Remember to ALWAYS either email, call or click the link to the farm's own website (if they have one) on the morning before you go, to confirm hours, conditions and availability of the specific crops you want!!

And if you want simple instructions how to make jamhow to make applesauce, or how to make apple butter all illustrated in simple steps, just click here.

And if you are looking for farmer's markets in Wisconsin see this page! You can search for food and agricultural products and services from Wisconsin. Businesses listed in the directory must grow, produce or manufacture products in the state of Wisconsin.

 

Harvest Dates in Southern Wisconsin

Crop Average Harvest Dates
Asparagus April
Beans, snap July 4 - September 8
Beans, lima August 20 - October. 10
Beets June 24 - Frost3
Broccoli June 21 - September 8
Cabbage June 21 - September 8
Carrots June 25 - August 10
Cauliflower June 4 - August 14
Cucumbers August 1 - Frost
Eggplant August 10 - Frost
Kohlrabi June 4 - September 10
Lettuce, leaf May 25 - Frost
Lettuce, head, romaine June 24 - Frost
Muskmelon Aug. 8 - Frost
Onions, storage July 4 - August 13
Onions, sweet Spanish July 24 - August 28
Peas, snap June 4 - July 20
Peas, snow June 24
Peppers, green July 19 - Frost
Peppers, jalapeno Aug. 4 - September 15
Potatoes, red June 24 - October. 8
Pumpkins August 18 - Frost
Spinach May 15 - June 1
Squash, summer July 4 - Frost
Squash, winter August 18 - Frost
Sweet corn June 30 - September 15
Tomatoes July 25 - Frost
Turnip Greens May 20 - Frost
Watermelon August 3 - Frost
     1Dates are for southern Wisconsin.  Add 7-14 days for northern locations