Lake County’s roots are in farming, and many local families are still making their living off the land. Many of these farmers also offer agro-tourism activities to supplement their farm income and pass on the stories and traditions of local farming. Find your favorite farm for u-pick berries, apples, pumpkins, and more with our Guide to Farms in Lake County.

Lake County Farms

Lake County Farms

Apple Orchards | Berry Picking | Pumpkin Patches | Farmers Markets | Farm Events

Our most recent Farm stories:

Fall isn't just apple picking season; there are still berries left for enjoyment. We've checked out the farms, and these ...
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Editor's note: updated to reflect current Phase 3 conditions. My kids can't get enough of berries. For them, the only ...
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Winter, especially this one, is long and hard and cold. If you are craving sunlight and farm fresh fruits and ...
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Is your family interested in learning about Lake County's agrarian roots? Can your kids list a few places locally where ...
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As a mom of three teens, I’m a big fan of yoga for stress-relief and relaxation. But, I’ve had a ...
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Back in ye olden days, parents had parties at McDonald's or something called HOME. But with each generation, we "evolve" ...
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This is a personal review form 2017, your experience may vary. Every fall, as the leaves turn into warm shades ...
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My nine-year-old daughter has asked for a horse since last summer. Scratch that. She has asked for a horse since ...
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Lake County is full of great businesses, events, forest preserves and farms. With so many family farms in the area, ...
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With three kids ages 9, 11, and 14, life can sometimes seem like a bit of a time warp. My ...
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Apple Orchards in Lake County

U-pick Apple Orchards in Lake County is a guide to all the U-pick locations in Lake County and Southeast Wisconsin.

Berry Picking in Lake County

Lake County has farms that offer all sorts of berry picking for families. Seasons vary based on the varieties offered.

Raspberry Picking in Lake County

Raspberries are a hearty crop that isn’t only available in the spring. Fall Berry picking is available for raspberries throughout Lake County.

Pumpkin Patches in Lake County

The fall harvest means trekking out to the field and choosing your perfect pumpkin. Whether you want to pick it off the vine or find a locally grown one, you can do it at one of these Lake County Pumpkin Patches.

Pumpkin Patch Reviews, read about our experiences at the following farms:

Lake County Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets and CSA’s bring the bounty of the local farms to your kitchen table. Most markets run spring through fall with a few year-round and winter markets.

  • 2020 Farmers Markets, updated for COVID restrictions
  • Lake County Farmers Markets, with a weekly printable calendar
  • Winter Farmers Markets in Lake County

CSA’s stands for Community Supported Agriculture and it gives you the opportunity to be part of the Farm by buying shares. Find Lake county CSAs