Orchards and farm markets in the southeastern part of the state, including these counties: Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, LeSueur, Mower, Olmstead, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, and Winona.
Apple Ridge Orchard
County Road 1
Festive harvest atmosphere including PICK-YOUR-OWN for the entire family. Favorite family events include PYO APPLES and PYO PUMPKINS with tractor-pulled wagon rides every weekend in season, weather permitting. Fresh-pressed apple cider, apples fresh from the orchard, and pumpkins from the Pumpkin Patch. Our barnyard animals love kids.
Bauer's Market and Nursery
Hwy 14 and 61
Open daily, Year round, Call ahead for hours
Known for quality, selection and service, we sell Minnesota nursery stock, bedding plants and other spring items. As summer approaches, our market is filled with a country-fresh aroma. Strawberries, raspberries and sweet corn are just a few of the seasonal produce sold at Bauer's. Starting in mid July, the first local apples signify the coming of fall. We feature the largest selection of apples in Southeast Minnesota. This selection is available through most of the winter, usually until mid March.
Bushel and Peck Orchard and Market
651-345-4516 or 1-800-4(Bushel)
visit the Bushel and Peck Orchard and Market website
9 am-6 pm daily, March-Jan
Located 4 miles north of Lake City on Hwy 61 or 12 miles south of Red Wing on Hwy 61.
Pick your own strawberries available in June. Morel mushrooms available in May. Taste your favorite Minnesota
grown apples picked from our orchards at the peak of flavor (August-December). Pick out a pumpkin for the kids from our large patch. Watch out for the witch! Petting Zoo (October).
Buses and tour groups welcome. Picnic area and restrooms available.
Contact Chuck Bremer for more information.
Fireside Orchard and Gardens
9 am-6 pm daily, Seasonal, mid August-December 31
1 1/2 miles east of Interstate 35 on Hwy 19 to Northfield. Cold storage guarantees highest quality apples. Retail and pick-your-own. 9 favorite varieties: Haralson, Fireside, Keepsake, Prairie Spy, Cortland, Regent, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, and Early Blush. We feature homemade fudge, MN cheeses, fresh pressed cider, jams and jellies, maple syrup, donuts, honey, gift fruit boxes. Special attractionand#151;you must see our color-burst fall chrysanthemum display gardens! Please call ahead.
Fox Hill Farm
9562 170th St W
8 am-6 pm Every day, August 10-November 30
Pick-your-own and pre-picked apples. Over 30 varieties of fresh apples, including: Haralson, Fireside, Regent, Honeygold, McIntosh, Cortland, Prairie Spy, Sweet 16, Keepsake, Honeycrisp, Connell Red, Empire, Duchess, Early Blush, Liberty and many more. Located 3 1/2 miles southwest of Shieldsville ( 1/2 mile west of Hunt Lake). Take County road 10 (Dodd road) 3 1/2 miles west from Shieldsville, turn right 170th, 1/4 mile on right; or call for directions.
Frontenac Hills Apple Farm
30202 Circle S Road
Open 10 am-6 pm, August-December. Come stroll through our orchard located on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River Valley. Pick your own apples, pumpkins, indian corn and more. Sample our special "apple raspberry" cider. We are located 7 miles south of Red Wing (Hwy 61) at 30202 Circle S Road. Call for picking dates. Visit us also at the Minneapolis Farmers Market.
Faribo Farmers' Market
19365 Cannon City road
507-334-5147 or 1-800-630-9884
Apples, cider, vegetables, popcorn, honey, syrup, wood works, rugs, dried flowers, gifts, beef and turkey jerky and more. Open all day Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Free samples. Close to parks, nature center, bike trails and other attractions.
Hours: 9 am - dusk Monday-Saturday; 12 noon - dusk Sunday. Wednesday pm's July 1 - August 15. Located between Rochester and Owatonna. Highest quality fresh fruit including raspberries and 23 apple varieties. Fresh produce, flowers, pumpkins, squash, cider and honey. Call ahead for farm tours. Call 634-7830 to hear message of varieties available and orchard hours of operation.
Leidel's Apple Stand
507-895-4832 or 507-895-8221
9 am-6 pm daily, August-mid November
Located 3 blocks south of stoplights. Fresh apples directly from our orchard all season. Over 25 varieties for fresh eating and baking. Call for varieties. The best sweet corn in August. Raspberries, squash, pumpkins, tomatoes, honey, jam/jelly, crafts and more. Free apple samples. The orchard is located on Apple Blossom Scenic Drive. LaCrescent is the Apple Capitol of Minnesota.
Oak Ridge Orchard
County 5 Blvd
9 am-6 pm Monday-Saturday , Noon-6 pm Sunday, September-November
As you drive through the hills and valleys on your trip to the orchard you may see deer, wild turkeys and other wildlife in the fields and forests along the way. Take Hwy 58 to Goodhue County 5 from Red Wing. Take Goodhue County 2 to Goodhue County 5 from Frontenac. Five miles out on Goodhue County 5 from Lake City. We feature 20 varieties of apples, our own honey, pumpkins and more. Sample before you buy.
Old Hickory Orchards, Inc.
1625 County Hwy 29
Apple Blossom Scenic Drive
8 am-6 pm, August-December
Many varieties of apples and fresh apple cider.
Please call for more information.
Pepin Heights Orchard
visit Pepin Heights Orchard online
9 am-6 pm daily, August-Christmas
The Pepin Heights Store offers premium quality apples grown by Minnesota's largest orchard. Honeycrisp, Chestnut Crab, Cortland, Lura Red, McIntosh, Sweet Sixteen, Haralson, Honeygold, Regent, Fireside, Connell Red, Prairie Spy, Gala, Delicious, Ida Red, Secor, plus our own flavorful fresh-pressed and sparkling ciders. Maple syrup, honey, fruit butters, jams, jellies, and preserves. Domestic and imported cheeses and specialty foods. We've got regulars who stop in for our famous carameled apples and tempting bakery treats. Hope to see you this season, too! South of Lake City.
Pine tree Apple Orchards
County Road 17
Seasonal hours, August-December
On-farm sales outlet located 1/2 mile northeast of Hwy 52 in Preston on County road 17. Many varieties of apples, cider, apple bakery with pies, breads, donuts, caramel apples, apple gifts and gift baskets, jams and jellies. Tours available from September through October by reservation. PYO pumpkins and wagon rides available in October - call for times. Other location in Washington County.
Preston Apple and Berry Farm
645 Hwy 16 and Hwy 52 E
9 am-7pm daily, May-December; 9 am - 6 pm Jan-April
Located on the south edge of Preston across from rest area. Free samples of 28 varieties of apples and cider. Fresh frozen apple pies, baked pies, other bakery products, caramel apples, honey, maple syrup, jams, popcorn, cheese and Watkins Products. Locally grown Christmas trees. April and May garden seeds and bedding plants. June and July Pick-your-own strawberries or already picked strawberries available - call before coming. Containers provided. Raspberries available July thru September. Apples available August through February.
3415 College View road E
9 am-7 pm daily, July 15-December 31
Orchard sales room located one mile east of Rochester on County road 9. Minnesota apples including Duchess, Beacon, Paula Red, Wealthy, McIntosh, Regent, Haralson, Red Delicious, Fireside, Honeygold and others. Fresh vegetables in season including sweet corn, cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes. Squash, pumpkins, apple cider, honey, jams and maple syrup. Strawberries and raspberries (pick-your-own both summer and fall).
11215 Co. 8 Blvd
Noon-til dark, Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September-November
Apples, asparagus, chrysanthemums (potted), raspberries (summer and fall). Will deliver orders of $10.00 or more within 10 miles of Cannon Falls or call ahead.
Wescott Agri Products, Inc
RR l, Box 13
8 am-4:30 pm, Year round
Located one mile east of Elgin. Fourteen varieties of apples. We press our own cider.
White Barn Orchard
1966 320th Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Phone: (507) 645-5207
Open: Wed. - Sun. until Thanksgiving, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Directions: Take Division Street S. out of Northfield past Carleton College (Division becomes Stanton Blvd., Stanton becomes 330th StW) ca 4 miles. When you get to Alta, make a left, drive 1 mile. You'll get to 320th St. E; turn R. Arrive at 1966 320th St. E.
Apples: Honeycrisp, honeycrisp, honeycrisp, the best! Also, Haralson, Regent, Courtland ... more
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