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Favorite U-Picks, Farmers Markets and Orchards

Know your farmer, know your food!

There’s nothing like fresh-from-the-earth ripeness whether you’re crunching right into an apple, making fresh salsa or baking a pie. Pick your own or chat with the farmer who did the growing and picking for you! Follow the links below for more details.

Advanced Tree Technology, New Haven
This nursery invites you to come pick your own apples each fall, and you’ll never need a ladder because they have dwarf trees. Other produce like peaches, pumpkins and gourds are available already picked.
Apple Hill Orchard, Bruceville
This beautiful orchard features a unique trellis system, offering apples, peaches and nectarines. Watch the orchard staff press fresh apple cider on site. Enjoy the many baked goods they offer as well, including pies, cakes and cookies.
Beasley’s Orchard & Gardens, Danville
Enjoy the Heartland Apple Festival and pumpkin patch hayrides in October. Shop in the Civil War-era barn, featuring classic peg and beam construction, for the fruits and vegetables grown on the farm. Don’t miss the fun and challenging corn maze.
Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market, Bloomington
Open every Saturday next to City Hall, this community farmers’ market features locally grown produce, annual and perennial plants, and prepared foods. Live entertainment sets the mood for an enjoyable experience as you visit with the farmers.
Chesterton’s European Market, Chesterton
Visit downtown Chesterton each Saturday and feel like you’re across the Atlantic. Artists, chefs, merchants and farmers travel from across Indiana and neighboring states to offer their wares to visitors. Take home artisan breads, cheese, ethnic foods, jewelry and more.
County Line Orchard, Hobart
It’s much more than fruit trees! Enjoy tractor rides, mazes, kids’ farm and 20 varieties of apples plus pumpkins, gourds and mums. Make it a full day and grab lunch at the Country Kitchen or Grill.
Deere Farms, Lanesville
Explore its twists and turns as you play two themed corn maze games. Don't miss the 12-acre pumpkin patch. Ride the free shuttle to the u-pick patch. Take a scenic hayride through the 170-acre farm and woodlands. Relax with apple cider slushies and pumpkin caramel cheesecake after a busy fall day.
Farmers Market at Minnetrista, Muncie
Head to the Farmers Market at Minnetrista to find the season's best produce, meats, cheeses, dairy products, plants and more.
HighPoint Orchard, Greensburg
As its name suggests, Highpoint is located on a hill – historic Pleak’s Hill – offering a panoramic view of the Highland reservoir and surrounding rural scenery. Onsite café offers sandwiches, wraps, salads, soup and desserts. Orchard shop includes produce, jams and jellies and peach tea.
Jacobs Family Orchard, New Castle
Visit the orchard for plenty of fall activities such as hayrides, a haunted house, a farm train, small corn maze, goats to feed and straw bales to climb on.
Joe Huber Family Farm & Restaurant, Starlight
The seventh generation of Hubers is ready to welcome you for a delicious meal in the family restaurant, a visit to the barnyard, or a shopping trip through the farmers market and gift shop. You can even pick your own pumpkins and apples!
Kercher’s Sunrise Orchard, Goshen
Located on the Northern Indiana Art & Earth Trail, Kercher’s promises great food and fun during its Harvest Festival. Stroll the pumpkin patch for the perfect jack-o-lantern. Try homemade cider and browse the gift shop and farm market.
Lafayette/West Lafayette Farmers Market, Lafayette
This historic farmers market has been around for more than 165 years. A visit to the farmers market promises some of the most fresh fall produce and products.
Musgrave Orchard, Bloomington
Musgrave Orchard has a cider and country market for you to enjoy. Taste Indiana’s award-winning cider as you shop for fresh apples, local honey, persimmon pulp, pumpkins and crafts from local vendors. Wagon rides available on weekends.
Downtown Terre Haute Farmers Market, Terre Haute
Run by the growers themselves, this farmers market has a distinctly local flavor. Find fall favorites and local goods every Saturday. The market incorporates fresh foods, but also highlights natural soaps, lotions and handcrafted wooden art.
Traders Point Creamery, Zionsville
This artisan dairy farm, where Brown Swiss cows spend their time grazing, is Certified Organic by the USDA, so no synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, antibiotics or synthetic hormones are used. Enjoy whole milk, chocolate milk, yogurts, cheese and ice cream.
Tuttle Orchards, Greenfield
Tuttle Orchards is a central Indiana favorite for farm fun. Featuring quality apples, pumpkins, plants and local food, visitors to the farm will never go hungry. The fall season brings apple picking, a pumpkin patch, a corn maze and a kid's play area.