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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In an attempt to get my mom and aunt out of the house for the day, my husband told me to take them to Eckert's for lunch. My mom and I are on a no salt diet so we were fine. However, my aunt was mad...Full Review
It is a 360 experience, families have a great time looking and experimenting with the produce, bakery and so many goodys. We went there to taste the fabulous "fried chicken family dinner" the BEST...Full Review