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Stay + Play Local, along with local businesses and organizations, will do our best to keep you updated with the most accurate information throughout the season.  Please call ahead or follow the links provided below to avoid any inconvenience.

stade's farm & Market

3709 Miller Road, McHenry, IL

HOURS: 9:00am - 6:00pm DAILY

DISTANCE: 1 hour 15 minutes from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: Nearly 20 acres of prime strawberries for your enjoyment! Picking your own strawberries at Stade’s Farm & Market is a great way to spend a summer day with your family and friends.


Strawberries | Beginning mid-June

Raspberries | Summer + Fall (summer crop begins in early July and the fall crop begins in mid-August and continues to produce until early to mid-October) 


*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

mcHenry, IL

heider's berry farm

1106 N. Queen Anne Rd., Woodstock, IL

HOURS: 8:00am - 5:00pm DAILY, while supply allows

DISTANCE: 1 hour from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: Our land has been farmed by Heiders for five generations, starting as a typical Midwestern farm with dairy, hogs, sheep, chickens, corn, oats and hay. From 1972 to 1986, we operated the largest berry farm in Illinois. After 25 years of landscaping, we're back as Heider's Berry Farm, on a smaller scale, to provide quality fruit and friendly service. We invite you to spend time on our farm in Woodstock, IL. Wander into our fields to enjoy a true farm experience, all natural with no admission or parking fee. Check our Facebook page for availability updates!


Strawberries | Beginning mid-June

Raspberries | Early July


*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

woodstock, IL

Tom's Farm Market

10214 W. Algonquin Road, Huntley, IL

HOURS: Monday - Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm | Sunday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

DISTANCE: 45 minutes from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: Nothing compares to Midwest grown strawberries! Their signature bright red color, petite size & big sweet taste sets them apart. Harvest happens only once a year in June! Don’t miss it! Check back for updates on opening dates. Strawberry pies are made fresh in our Bakery with our own berries when in season. We also have Strawberry Donuts, Shakes, Cakes & Smoothies.


Strawberries | Beginning June


*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

huntlEy, IL

olive berry acres

2575 West Mine Road, Mazon, IL

HOURS: Opens Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Hours are generally Wednesday - Friday, 9:00a - 2:00p | Saturday - Sunday 9:00a - 4:00p, but check Facebook page for updates on hours and availability before you go!

DISTANCE: 1 hour 15 minutes from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: Olive Berry Acres was established in May 2005 by berry enthusiasts Nik and Michelle Weber. We are pleased to offer strawberries, raspberries, asparagus and rhubarb. Fields may close to allow berries to ripen. Please check our Facebook page (linked below) for most up to date hours and offerings, or call before heading out.

Strawberries | Beginning June

Raspberries | Early July

Asparagus | Check FB Page for availability and season

Rhubarb | Check FB Page for availability and season


*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

mazon, IL

johnson's farm produce

8960 East Ridge Road, Hobart, IN | (219) 962-1383

HOURS: U-Pick opens June 12th! Monday-Saturday, 8:00am-7:00pm | Sundays, 8:00am-6:00pm

DISTANCE: 1 hour 30 minutes from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: For nearly three-quarters of a century, our family has grown fresh vegetables, strawberries, plants and flowers with tender loving care. We love knowing that what we grow isn’t shipped across the country, but bought and enjoyed by our own neighbors and friends. Stop by and see the family!  Always call ahead to confirm hours and availability.

Strawberries | Early Summer





Several other vegetables


*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

hobart, IN

garwood orchards

5911 W 50 South, LaPorte, IN | (219) 362-4385

HOURS: 8:30am - 6:00pm DAILY

DISTANCE: 2 hours from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: The Garwood family has been farming the same land for over 180 years. For 6 generations, we've maintained a focus on farming, family, and community.Come visit! We know you'll want to make our family farm your family tradition. Call for info on what's available:


Strawberries | Early June - Mid July

Raspberries | Late June - Mid October

Cherries | Late June - Late July

Blueberries | July

Blackberries | Late July - Mid October

Cabbages | Late July - Mid October

...Several other vegetables in the Fall


*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

LaPorte, IN

stateline blueberries

9957 North Frontage Road, Michigan City, IN | (219) 874-7721

HOURS: U-Pick season TBA | Monday-Friday, 7:00am- 6:00pm | Saturday & Sunday, 7:00am - 6:00pm

DISTANCE: 2 hours from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: Our varieties of blueberries ripen at different times throughout the season! Check webpage for updates or call before you visit the farm.



*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

michigan city, IN

thompson strawberry farm

14000 75th St., Bristol, WI | (262) 857-2353

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm | Saturday - Sunday, 8:00am - 4:00pm

DISTANCE: 1 hour 30 minutes from Tri-Cities

FEATURES: Our new strawberry farm is located only 1 mile west of our home farm. We will only have one location open per day. We will have signs up indicating which field will be open.

Strawberries | Mid June - Early July

Raspberries | September - October

Sunflowers | July - October


*Always confirm availability before traveling to the farm.

bristol, WI

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