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
Our most recent Farm stories:
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:
- Goebbert’s Pumpkin Farm, South Barrington
- Didier Farms Pumpkinfest, Lincolnshire
- Kroll’s Fall Harvest Farm, Waukegan
- Aspegren Farms, Mundelein
- Patch 22, Wadsworth
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
- Fall 2020 Farmers Market update
- 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