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Kansas City’s U Pick Farms

In Kansas City, we enjoy many “u-pick farms” across the metro area where you may pick blueberries, strawberries, apples, peaches, fresh vegetables, and more. It’s the season for delicious u-pick produce!

Please note, that some farms from previous years are no longer in business or no longer offer u-pick. This list will get you started! If you know of a patch to add to the list, email [email protected]. This list may not be reprinted in print or online without permission.

Produce Picking Tips:

  • Call ahead or check the farm’s Facebook Page (linked in the status update for each farm) to verify picking times as they vary from farm to farm. This is a MUST!
  • Remember comfortable shoes (you will be walking in fields) and wear sunscreen.
  • Bring bottled water and pack a picnic if the farm allows.
  • And, don’t forget your camera… children enjoying a day at the farm makes a great photo op!

Fruit Picking Season:

  • 🍎 Apples – late July, August, September
  • 🥧 Blackberries – July, August
  • 🥧 Blueberries – June, July, August
  • 🍒 Cherries – June
  • 🌽 Corn – July, August – FRESH to purchase AND U-Pick
  • 💐 Flowers for Bouquets – June, July
  • 🍇 Grapes – August
  • 🍑 Peaches – July, August
  • 🍐 Pears – August, September
  • 🌶️ Peppers – July
  • 🥔 Potatoes – July, August
  • 🥧 Raspberries – July, August
  • 🍓 Strawberries – May, June
  • 🌷 Tulips – April, May
  • 🥧 Fall Blackberries – August, September, October
  • 🥧 Fall Raspberries – August, September, October
  • 🌻 Sunflowers – Summer and Fall
  • 🍅 Tomatoes – Summer
  • 🥗 Vegetables – Summer and Fall

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Our Top Picks:

Johnson Farms Plants and Pumpkins

  • Fruit: Apples
  • Where: 17701 S State Route D, Belton, MO.
  • Phone: 816.331.1067
  • Tip: Read all about them in our Pumpkin Patch Guide!
  • Status: Open Sept. 23 – Oct 31: Johnson Farms is a real farm in the country, but very close to your home. You pay one admission and only pay extra for anything you harvest, snack on, or seasonal items in the retail store. Hurry in for the best selection of our 25,000 farm-grown mums; they sell out quickly. (Retail store requires no admission charge.). After a wagon ride out to the field, your children will meander through the 40-acre pumpkin patch and will thrill at the sight of their perfect pumpkin or choose from 7 varieties of apples from our 5000-tree apple orchard! Once back from your wagon ride, take pictures near the Giant Sunflower and Zinnia field and pick some fall veggies!

Our playgrounds are geared towards kids age 3-12, and are included in the admission:

  • 2 Corn Pits
  • Barnyard Arcade with Skeeball, Basketball, and Duck Races
  • Two Giant Jumping Pillows, open every day until one-half hour before we close, for kids age 3 -12.
  • Giant Tunnel Maze
  • Corn Crib Challenge, a twisting barn maze for the older kids
  • Climbing Wall
  • Real fire engine, army truck, and bulldozer for exploration
  • NEW this year is our Goat-el, with mama goats and their babies.
  • Next door is the Piglet Barn
  • In addition, on the weekend Farmer Tom’s Barrel Train is included for small kids 2 and up ( unless mom or dad can fit in the barrel) and runs Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Weekend pig races begin at 11 am and run every two hours** this is a short trip to the Dinosaur Chomper and Pumpkin Cannon which also run just on weekends, (which is why the weekday admission is discounted).
  • All beef hot dogs, nachos, Apple Cider Slushies, and, of course, our Pumpkin Spice Donuts are freshly made all day, every day, and can be found in our retail store as well.

This is a 140-acre working farm, so come dressed for outdoor fun and bring your fall appetite! Please see FAQs on the website before visiting.)

Visit our online ticket page to purchase season passes or daily tickets for your visit. You’ll save $2/person instead of buying them at the admission gate!

Pome on the Range (brought to you by the owners of Louisburg Cider Mill)

  • Fruit: Cherries, Peaches, Apples, Veggies
  • Where: 2050 Idaho Rd., Williamsburg, KS.
  • Phone: 785.746.5492
  • Tip: Read all about them in our Pumpkin Patch Guide!
  • Status as of 8/26/23: We will have Asian Pears, Blueberries, and Gala Apples for the Farmer’s Market. Come see us at @ottawafarmersmarket between 8 a.m. and noon today.

Alphabetical Listings:

🍎Alldredge Orchards

  • Fruit: Apples, Peaches
  • Where: 10455 Hwy. N, Platte City, MO
  • Phone: 816.330.3448
  • Nearby: Visit Watkins Mill in Lawson, MO.
  • Tip: This orchard is especially scenic, bring the camera to capture the great views.
  • Status for 8/25/2023: Now that we’ve gotten the peaches taken care of, let’s talk APPLES!!! We open September 2 for Apple Season with glorious u-pick on Gala! Hours for Labor Day Weekend, due to the usual heat, are Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 9 am to 2 pm. We will return to our normal hours of 10 am to 5 pm on September 9. Visit our website at www.alldredgeorchards.com for more information.

🌻Berry Hill U-Pick Farm

  • Fruit: Strawberries, Watermelon, Sunflowers, Sweet Corn, Wheat for photo ops and in the future Blueberries and Blackberries
  • Where: 2049 SE 61st St Berryton KS and 5840 SE Croco Rd Berryton KS 66409
  • Phone: 785.633.7374.
  • Status as of 8/6/23: Lots of fun at the field today! Open until 8:30pm! Horse rides 1-4pm, Lupitas 12pm until sold out, Kona Ice 1-6pm and 1-2pm limited supply. This is the last weekend day. The should last a few days into this coming week and will decline fast as they are fully pollinated. Don’t wait! 5840 SE Croco Rd Berryton KS. $1 per cut. $ Free Entry. $ Donations accepted for viewing. $15 per pro photographers photo session. $5 horse rides.

Berryton Best

  • Fruit: Strawberries, Watermelon, Sunflowers, Wheat for photo ops and in the future Blueberries and Blackberries
  • Where: 2049 SE 61st St, Berryton, KS.
  • Phone: 785.633.7374.
  • Status as of 7/19/23: Jay’s got corn already picked or you can go pick your own today! Sunday July9th, 2023 see his location on his post for Berry Hill.

The Berry Patch

  • Fruit: Blueberries and blackberries
  • Where: 22509 State Line Rd., Cleveland, MO
  • Phone: 816.618.3771
  • Tip: The largest blueberry patch in the area, they update their phone line with the picking report regularly so you can visit on the prime picking days.
  • Status as of 8/3/23: Friday and Saturday are the last days of picking for the season! 7am-12pm! Good/fair picking. There are spots that have good picking, but other bushes that look more on the fair side. Last two days for bakery items for the season! Stock up now!

🌽Buckeye Acres

  • Fruit: Strawberries, Cherries, Blackberries, Peaches, Veggies, Corn
  • Where: 91 NE 600 Rd. Warrensburg, MO
  • Phone: 517.214.0927
  • Status as of 8/3/2023: What a TERRIFIC TUESDAY! Store open Tuesday, Wednesday & Fridays 2pm – 6pm! We are taking advantage of the cooler morning to check on our freshly planted strawberries (these will be our 2024 crop) and get some extra weeding done of our summer crops (a never-ending task). Stop in and check out all our goodies this week! * Sweet Corn: This is his last picking of the year! What we have in the building on Tuesday is it. * Watermelon – Seeded & Seedless types in stock! * Peaches – Our thanks to @Amazing Grace Orchard for allowing us to offer peaches this year – this week will be the last of them for us. * Tomatoes – have you tried all 8 varieties yet?? What’s your favorite? * Okra – we worked in an extra picking to get lots in that “perfect pickling” size! * Eggplant – Italian & Japanese types are both still coming in big & beautiful! * Golden Beets * Sweet Gypsy Peppers * Cubanelle Peppers (“Italian Frying Peppers”) * Jalapenos * Onions * Green Onions / Scallions * Garlic * Basil, Rosemary

Carolyn’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Fruit: Corn, Pumpkins
  • Where: 17607 NE 52nd St Liberty, MO 64068
  • Phone: 816.781.9196
  • Tip: Read all about them in our Pumpkin Patch Guide!
  • Status: Pumpkin Season begins 9/16

🌽Cary’s You-Pick Farm

  • Fruit / Produce: Veggies
  • Where: 21703 NE 148th St, Kearney, MO
  • Phone: 816.679.6404
  • Status as of 8/8/23: Plenty of corn and tomatoes in the Red shed. Bodacious sweet corn $8dz. Tomatoes $3.00lb

🍎Cider Hill Family Orchard

  • Fruit: Cherries, Apples, Blackberries, Corn
  • Where: 3341 N. 139th St., Kansas City, KS
  • Phone: 913.721.2507
  • Nearby: The Legends Shopping Center.
  • Status as of 8/24/23: U-Pick Available: Gala’s and Little Johnny’s. To buy already picked: Summerset. Weekend Sweet Treats Available: Apple Cider Donuts, Kettle Corn, Apple Cider Slushes, Take and Back Apple Crisp, Apple Cheese Cake in a Jar and Donut Bites. ⠀AUGUST HOURS: Tuesday thru Saturday 9-5. Closed Sundays and Mondays. SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER HOURS: Tuesday thru Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 12-5. Closed Mondays. Open Labor Day 9-5. Apple Prices: Kids bag $7.50. Peck (about 10 pounds of apples): $14.50. 1/2 Bushel (about 20 pounds of apples): $25.00. Full Bushel (about 40 pounds of apples): $45.00.

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