In a typical year, their strawberry crop begins ripening in mid-May, but our unpredictable Midwest weather always dictates the final ripening date which changes year to year. Mon 9am -7pm. Sadly the weather was really bad and rainy. Thu 9am - 7pm. Hours. Hands On: Pie Perfection - Topping Techniques and Creative Crusts .

Strawberry Season at Eckert’s Farms (plus bonus recipes) Published May 30, 2018 I’ve written about Eckert’s Farms before when I went apple picking and did a wine tasting , so I added some bonus strawberry popsicle recipes to this post, but I don’t want to skip over the whole Pick Your Own Strawberries experience. Sat 9am-7pm.

Fri 9am - 8pm. We had gone all the way to St. Louis last weekend on the hopes of getting a start on strawberry season! Later Event: May 5. BELLEVILLE, Ill. – It’s strawberry season at Eckert’s Farm and there are plenty of activities that are fun for the entire family.

Thankfully our healthy and resilient plants are loaded with ripe strawberries and we are kicking off the pick your own season on our Belleville farm this week (and very soon on our Kentucky farm). Thus, we always recommend that our visitors stop by this crop updates page to see what's happening at Eckert's Belleville, Millstadt, Grafton, Versailles and the St. Louis Farm Market. The ideal growing conditions are a bit different for every one of the types. The flowers are blooming, the weather is beautiful and the strawberries are ready for strawberry picking season! Sun 9am - 7pm . Earlier Event: May 4. Crop Updates & Seasonal Farming Calendar of Events Event Information THINGS TO DO Eckert's Family Blog About Eckert's Locations.

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KEZK) — Strawberry season is in full swing at Eckert’s Farms, and to celebrate the local growers are introducing family membership packages with discounts, coupons and more. With fresh, seasonal crops, a country store, a garden center and a country restaurant, our Belleville location is truly bustling. Eckert's Orchard: Strawberry picking - See 33 traveler reviews, 24 candid photos, and great deals for Versailles, KY, at Tripadvisor. Eckert's Belleville Farm: Strawberry Picking time. Eckert’s has been growing strawberries at its farm for more than 50 years.

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Last Saturday, we loaded up the car and went over 2 rivers and through no woods (well, maybe Kirkwood – hehe) to the Strawberry Festival at Eckert’s!I can officially say 2 is a great age to take your little one picking. Spring is here! So, grab the family and get outside for some healthy fun, picking strawberries at Eckert’s in Belleville. If you love to grow or pick your own fruits and vegetables, you know that you can never be totally sure what will be ready when. Because of that, and the varied locations where they are grown, the national strawberry season is said to run January through November.