Orchards and farm markets in the northwest part of the state, including these counties: Benton and Douglas.
Alexandria Farmers Mkt
Village Pantry Foods
2020 Fillmore Street
Hours: 9 am - Noon Tues, Thurs & Sat (mid June-Aug). 1-5 pm Tues & Thurs, and 9 am - Noon Sat (Sept-Oct). Located at 2020 Fillmore Street. Offering a full line of Minnesota Grown fruits and vegetables including: apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, herbs, lettuce, melons, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, raspberries, squash, strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes and bedding plants, flowers, and chicken.
Hinkemeyers tree Farm
12675 12th Ave NE
9 am-7 pm
Open weekend before Thanksgiving until Christmas. Pre-cut or u-cut Scotch, Norway and White Pine; Spruce, Balsam and Fraser Fir. Free use of saw, sleds and rope. Free hayrides on weekends. Shaking and bundling available. Craft store, wreaths, swags and roping available. Located 10 miles north of St. Cloud - Watch for signs from State Highway #10.
Ranums West Lake Mary Orchards
5730 State Hwy 114 SW
8 am til dark, June til end of Oct
Locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables in season. In our garden we have raspberries, strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, beets, squash, pumpkins, apples (18 varieties) and fresh apple juice. Plan to have our 6th Harvest Open House the first Sat & Sun in Oct 3rd-4th. Come tour our orchard and pumpkin patch. Hayrides each day. Were located 6 miles west of Alexandria on Hwy 27, then south H mile on Hwy 114. Available at the house and Alexandria Farmers Market.