Eckert's Country Store and Farms is the largest family-owned and operated pick-your-own orchard in the United States. Established as a farm and simple roadside stand, the Eckert family now owns and operates farming, entertainment and retail entities in Belleville, Grafton and Millstadt in southwestern Illinois. For a century, Eckert's has as a local source for agricultural products including pick-your-own strawberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and Christmas trees during the growing season. Today, Eckert's offers an experience that extends beyond pick-your-own produce to include the Eckert's Country Store & Garden Center, and the Eckert's Country Restaurant. Eckert's offers specialty foods, meats, wine and cheese selections, as well as a range of classes, including cooking and wine classes for adults, and special children's activities for families to enjoy throughout the year.
Pets are allowed in outdoor spaces as long as they are on a leash.
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I wanted to try this place and see how good the chicken really was. The little biscuits with the apple butter is really good. They're like little doughnuts. The chicken was average, nothing special...Full Review
Peach picking and apple picking are great fun (though you're charged $1 to ride to the orchards on a bus), and you can pick veggies too. Then store those and go eat. Portions are fairly large and...Full Review