pick and pick columbia mo

Missouri U-Pick Farms – 2021

Find a pick-your-own farm near you! Then learn to can and freeze! Since 2002! We update continuously; Beware the copycat websites!


Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Missouri? Scroll down this page and select your region of the state for a list of U-Pick farms in Missouri, 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 I’m making updates for 2020 as fast as I can – if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working – please let me know! This website is supported by purchases you make through the links to products on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This allows me to continue to maintain the website and make improvements!

What’s in season in January 2021, and other timely information:

Notes for January 2021: Crop growth is slowing down, except for Christmas tree farms and if you live in southern California, southern Texas, Florida or along the Gulf coast where citrus are ripe, and believe it or not, the blueberry and strawberry season in those areas is about to begin. See your state harvest calendar . This year, much of the country is still seeing mild weather, so lettuce, peas, broccoli, cabbage and other greens are thriving. And this is a good time to get a canner and learn how to preserve foods for the winter, like canning some applesauce, apple butter or jam, which make great gifts. As do your own homemade specialty liqueurs! How about homemade cranberry sauce or a pumpkin pie made from a real pumpkin for the holidays? 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. A fun winter activity is to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream – see this page. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Easter will be April 4, 2021 – if you want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt – see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt !

Missouri U-Pick Farms and Orchards

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

  • Crop availability / harvest schedule
  • To find pumpkin patches, corn mazes and other Halloween activities, click here.
  • To find choose and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms, click here.

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm’s own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

Missouri County Map

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”.

Current Weather – click for forecast, or enter a zip code for a different location:

The Presto Pressure
canners are out
of stock, but Tfal’s
are available!

Missouri’s pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and more. The website also has canning & freezing instructions, related events and fun and listings for every other state and many countries!

Missouri’s U-Pick Farms

You know when you are in the grocery store picking through the pile of fruits to find the ones that look just perfect? Now imagine instead you are looking through fields of berries to fresh pick yourself! Well why just imagine, mid-Missouri offers a variety of u-pick farms full of a variety of produce and even family fun activities.

What can you pick: apples, pumpkins, mums

Other Attractions: Nature Trail & Fish Feeding, Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Hay-Rack Rides, Hickory Ridge Express (childrens tractor ride), Corn Cannon

Pets: Dogs are allowed, but they must be on a leash and well behaved.

Location: 24688 AUDRAIN ROAD 820, MEXICO, MISSOURI 65265

Season and Hours of Operation: open for the season in August 2019- October

Friday through Sunday 10am to 6pm

Payment: free parking and free admission Accept: Cash, Checks, and all major credit/debit cards

Contact Information: (573) 721-1415

What can you pick: Blueberries

Other Attractions: N/A

Pets: Allowed on leash if well behaved.

Location: 2673 Highway C Centralia, Missouri

Season and Hours of Operation: Opening day is June 25. Check their facebook for updates on when they will have picking days.

Payment: cash or check

Contact Information: (573) 682-3018 or through Facebook messenger

What can you pick: blueberries

Other Attractions: Black Welsh Mountain Breed and Lambs for sale

Pets: Not allowed

Location: 3601 Route J, Rocheport, MO

Season and Hours of Operation: Berry picking is by appointment only, No more than 5 pickers per appointment

Payment: credit and debit cards, cash or check.

What can you pick: During the summer season they offer a variation of flowers to pick, In fall they offer mums, pumpkins and gourds

Other Attractions: free activities for kids in the fall

Pets: Pets allowed on a leash.

Location: 3770 E. Hwy 163 Columbia MO 65201

Season and Hours of Operation: March 21-Mid June: Mon-Sat 8am-7pm Sunday 9am-5pm Summer season is now closed Sept-Oct Mon-Sat 9am-6pm Sunday 1pm-6pm

Payment: cash, check or charge.

Contact Information: (573) 449-1631 or through Facebook messenger

What can you pick:: blackberries, blueberries

you may also find honey, flowers, veggies, fresh eggs, and other goodies for sale

Other Attractions: N/A

Location: 4091 County Road 210 Fulton, MO 65251

Season and Hours of Operation: Generally, blueberries are mid-June and finish late July and blackberries begin late June and end late July. Throughout Berry season their hours are posted each Sunday evening for the week. Check here or their facebook page for hours.

Payment: cash, check, and credit cards with a processing fee.

Contact Information: [email protected] or (573) 808-3294

What can you pick: blueberries

Other Attractions: sell spinach, kale and salad mix all winter

Pets: No pets on public picking days but if you make an appointment be sure to notify them.

Location: 2751 Highway 50 Beaufort, Missouri

Season and Hours of Operation: Updates for picking days are posted on their Facebook page

Payment: cash or check

Contact Information:[email protected] or (636) 582-0005 or through Facebook messenger

What can you pick: Honey from hives on the farm, blueberries.

Other things you can purchase: Paw paws, candles, beeswax

Other Attractions: observed Monarch butterflies on the property

Pets: Not allowed

Location: 3738 Highway 47 Lonedell, MO 63060

Season and Hours of Operation: June regular picking days are Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. but booking an appointment is available on all days except Saturday

Payment: cash and credit cards

Contact Information: [email protected]

What can you pick: strawberries, raspberries, or dried gourds

Other Attractions: N/A

Location: Lakeview Farms, 8265 Mexico Road St. Peters, MO 63376

Season and Hours of Operation: Strawberry picking May 30 through June 10. Raspberry picking June 2 through the end of June. For up to date hours and days check here

Payment: Cash or personal check

Contact Information: (636) 978-8830 or [email protected]

What can you pick: blackberries, blueberries, strawberries

Other Attractions: N/A

Location: 3757 Sunny Rd Washington, Missouri

Season and Hours of Operation: Everyday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Check their facebook page for any updates on hours

Payment: Cash or check

Contact Information: (314) 808-6386 or through Facebook messenger

What can you pick: Blueberries

Other Attractions: Uses natural growing practices

Location: 13370 County Road 7160 Rolla, MO 65401

Season and Hours of Operation: Not open for the 2019 season due to changing out old bushes with new bushes they do not have enough to support this picking season. New bushes take a couple of years to establish and start producing so check back next season!

Contact Information: [email protected] or 573.364.8032

What can you pick: plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees

Other Attractions: Butterfly release in mid May to raise money for hospice

Pets: Pets are welcome on a leash

Season and Hours of Operation:Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Payment: cash, check, debit cards, and all credit cards except American Express

Contact Information: (573) 265-7251 or through Facebook messenger

What can you pick: Blueberries

Other Attractions: No pesticides are used

Pets: Allowed on leash if well behaved.

Location: 19410 State Route O Rolla, Missouri

Season and Hours of Operation: 7:30 am on Saturdays. Sometimes open during the week due to when the berries ripen. Check their facebook for updates on picking days.

Payment: cash and credit cards

Contact Information: (573) 578-6413 or through Facebook Messenger

What can you pick:blueberries

Other Attractions: Anne’s Acres will be the place to be on the 4th of July. They will be open for blueberry picking 7-noon and from 7-3 for the Mozarite Society’s Rock Pick

Pets: Not allowed

Location: 20521 Fordney Rd, Lincoln MO 65338

Season and Hours of Operation: Fridays and Saturdays 7am-noon. Check their events page for specific dates they will be open for picking

Payment: cash and checks

Contact Information: (660) 221-5906

What can you pick: Apples

Other Attractions: N/A

Location: 2621 State Route P New Franklin, MO 65274

Season and Hours of Operation: late September to October. Check back on their website in September for hours of operation

Payment: Cash & Check

Contact Information: (660) 848-2320

What can you pick: summer: tart cherries, blackberries October: pumpkins, gourds

Other Attractions: a pumpkin patch during the month of October offers corn stalks, straw bales, hayrides, farm animals, picnic and photo areas, musical entertainment

Pets: Not allowed

Location: 91 NE 600 Rd Warrensburg, MO 64093

Season and Hours of Operation: Check their Facebook page to see updates on picking days

Payment: cash, all major credit cards, and Apple Pay.

Contact Information: 660-747-7760

What can you pick:Strawberries, blueberries, gooseberries and black raspberries.

Other Attractions: N/A

Pets: Pets allowed on leash, no pets in strawberry patch.

Location: 2428 Texas Prairie Rd Bates City, Missouri

Season and Hours of Operation: season starts April the 15th and goes till late October. Monday-Sunday 7a.m.-7 p.m.

Payment: Cash or checks

Contact Information: (816) 690-6293 or through Facebook messenger

What can you pick: May:Strawberries June: Cherries, Blueberries, Gooseberries, Raspberries June and July : Blackberries late-June thru early-September: Peaches mid-August through October: Apples

Other Attractions: Honeysuckle Vine Maze, Rope Maze,Tile Maze along with inflatable bounce houses for $5 a child

Pets: unknown policy

Location: Berry Patch and Peach Orchard : 15885 Orchard Lane

Marthasville MO 63357 Apple Orchard and Market: 18427 State Hwy 47 Marthasville, 63357

Season and Hours of Operation: every day from 7am-noon and 5pm-8pm at Town Branch Road location in Marthasville.

Payment: Cash and Checks.

Contact Information: (636) 433-2757 or through Facebook messenger

St. Charles County

What can you pick: Blueberries: mid-June through mid-July Blackberries: early July through mid-August Peaches: mid-July through early-September

Other Attractions: N/A

Pets: Not allowed

Location: 3511 Hwy F New Melle, MO 63341

Season and Hours of Operation: Visit their picking update page where they list picking dates for the season

Payment: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash and checks.

Looking to take a trip to a u-pick farm? We've rounded up all the u-pick farms within an hour and a half radius of…