Did you miss out on strawberries in June? Apples not doing it for you? Well, fall raspberries are ripe for the picking in our area, so plan a trip with the kids and head out to the farm (and remind them not to squish the berries!)
Fall Berry Picking
Berry Picking in McHenry County:
Stade’s Farm & Market
3709 W. Miller Road, McHenry, IL (815) 675-6396
This place is a favorite of Kristy’s and boasts other family activities.
Admission: There is a $4 minimum U-PICK purchase of raspberries per person required to enter the pick-your-own patch.
Baskets are included in the price. You must pick using the containers provided.
U-Pick Hours: Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00pm – May through October.
Heider’s Berry Farm
1106 N. Queen Anne Road, Woodstock | (815) 338-0301 | Facebook
Crops: Strawberries (September-Frost), Red Raspberries (September to Frost)
U-Pick Hours: Everyday weather permitting 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cash or check only.
Berry Picking in Southern Wisconsin:
Thompson Strawberry Farm
14000 75th Street, Bristol, WI | (262) 857-2353 | Facebook
Don’t let the name fool you, they have raspberries too!
Crops: Raspberries (September and October)
U-Pick Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wed.-Sun., Closed Mon. & Tue.
Read Loralie’s review. Open for raspberry season in September and October.
Did we miss your favorite farm? Share it with us in the comments!