Serving Up Smiles and Hot Fresh Pies!
Orchard, u-pick (apples, pumpkins, pears, peaches), restaurant, Red Barn Dinner Theatre, bakery (pies, cider, donuts), catering, pig roasts, hayrides, sleigh rides, weddings. Fun stuff for kids and families - Kids Barn, pony rides, barnyard animals, wagon rides, pedal carts, Apple Holler's Express Train, corn maze. Groups also welcome! 2013 WATA Member!
Brambleberry Farm Bed & Breakfast, Taylor
Get "in touch" with your food source and enjoy a weekend getaway at our 160-acre organic farm while you experience the best Wisconsin bed and breakfast has to offer! Visit Scottish Blackface and Suffolk sheep, chickens, pigs and Scottish Highland cattle. Walk our beautiful, private nature trails. During the growing season, farm tours offered after breakfast each day include our 1-acre organic fruit and vegetable gardens. We're the only Wisconsin bed and breakfast offering "harvest dinners" to overnight guests July through October. Eighty to 100 percent of the meat, fruits and vegetables are grown on-site or locally. We were featured in Midwest Living magazine for our commitment to serving local, organic food throughout the growing season. We also make real maple syrup and homemade country fruit wines guests love to sample. Brambleberry B&B has an adult atmosphere (no guests younger than 13, please.) Choose from five comfortable guest rooms, all with private attached bathroom, some with whirlpool. Our fantastic free breakfast always includes at least one item grown here on the farm. Go to our website -- www.brambleberrybandb.com -- for a video tour. Welcome! 2013 WATA Member
Ag education and fun for families, corn maze, farm animals, seasonal events. At our farm you can interact with the animals, play in the corn and straw, sit on the antique tractors, take in a puppet show, scurry down the rabbit hole slide, sway on the pony swings, complete the scavenger hunt or conquer the trivia corn maze, select the perfect pumpkin, and enjoy a caramel apple delight. Birthday parties and school field trips welcome. 2014 WATA Member
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Creed Bed Country Farmacy - Open weekends September - November. 18 acre corn maze, 4 acre pumpkin patch, featuring the scholastic book character "Spookley the Square Pumpkin". 2013 WATA Member!
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The mission at Godsell Farm is to educate those interested in learning about farm life before technology took over and the humane treatment of animals, all the while making it a fun and enjoyable experience for all ages.
Open for Field Trips and Birthday Parties March through October. Classroom Chicken Hatchery in Spring. Easter Bunny in the Log Cabin by appointment. Pumpkin sales in October. Santa in Log Cabin by appointment at Christmas time. See our website for complete details. 2014 WATA Member
2011 Corn Maze
Grass-fed beef, lamb, and chicken; corn maze, pumpkins, strawberries, lambing barn weekends late March and early April. Govin's is a small family farm, owned by John and Julie Govin and sons, Kyle and Clayton. Ask about a farm tour so you can see for yourself how your food is being raised. 2013 WATA Member
Fresh Produce at Gramma Miller's
Family owned store with plants, shrubs, vegetables, and novelties. Also, available - wine, cheese, meats, and hand dipped ice cream! Open May - October 7 days a week. 2014 WATA Member!
Old World Tradition...Out-of-this-World Celebration!
For nearly 100 years, Monroe's Historic Courthouse Square has served as a scenic backdrop to the festival grounds, with a celebration attracting crowds of revelers ready to yodel, polka, and consume cheese by the truckload.
Highlights of the weekend include: • Big Cheese Tent • Old Time Copper Kettle Cheesemaking Demonstration • Cow Milking Contest • Family Farm Adventure for Kids • Dairy Farm Tours • Barn Quilt Tours • Three entertainment stages • "Taste of Green County" Food Booths (local specialties like deep fried cheese curds, cream puffs, and cheesecake on-a-stick) • Beer Garden featuring local brews • Arts & Crafts Fair • Carnival • Vintage Tractor Show • Children's Parade • Kid's Arts and Imagination Station • Huge Parade on Sunday - "The Swiss Colony Cheese Days Parade" - led off with a herd of decorated Brown Swiss cattle. Join us in 2014! 2013 WATA Member!
Green County Barn Quilts
Smile, and say cheese! You're in southwestern Wisconsin's Green County - famous for Swiss heritage and ethnic cuisine, colorful festivals, and tasty local brews perfectly paired with award-winning cheese.
With two trails and mile after mile of paved back roads, Green County offers the best biking in the region. The scenery along the way? Cows grazing the lush green fields, colorful barn quilts, and picturesque dairy farms dotting the horizon.
There's more: prairies, parks, a winding river - just right for a leisurely canoe trip; plus the only ATV trail in southern Wisconsin. You'll also enjoy the small town flavor of communities like Monroe, New Glarus, Brodhead, Monticello, Albany, Browntown, Belleville, and Brooklyn.
Call 1.888.222.9111 or visit the website for lodging in the area.
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Come out to the farm for some old fashioned family fun. Watch the goats on the grass-roofed barns, take a hayride around the farm, enjoy our corn maze (Bring your QR code reader devices if you like), pet our friendly animals in the barnyard and hold some baby chicks. We offer homegrown pumpkins, gourds, squash, corn-stalks, straw bales and more. Open in the spring and summer by appointment for parties and field trips. Open in the fall 2013 to the public weekends September 28 - October 31, 10 am - 6 pm. Open during the week by appointment for field trips, business outings and parties. 2014 WATA Member
Janesville - Wisconsin's Park Place
Barn Quilts of Rock County, botanical gardens, parks, rural scenery. Bus groups welcome - call or email for sample itineraries.
Call 1.800.487.2757 or visit the website for lodging in the area. 2014 WATA Member
At Jerry Smith Produce and Pumpkin Farm, we start the year in June selling fruits, produce, and pick your own vegetables seven days a week. When August rolls around, we pull out all the stops with our annual Home Grown Sweet Corn Festival which is scheduled for August 16th from 10am - 6pm. By late September, we will have transformed our working farm into a child friendly, magical oasis where we live up to our name; The Pumpkin Farm! Ours is a celebration of the pumpkin and the Halloween Season with entertainment, hay rides, farm animals, corn maze, food, and field trips for elementary level schools, corporate outings, and birthday parties. During the entire month of October, we will stay open until 8pm for those looking for an exciting family oriented evening that is sure to be the beginning of a wonderful family tradition. We'll see you at the Pumpkin Farm!
Llama farm, game farm, cabins for rent. 2013 WATA Member!
Meet Owners Carol and Herdie in the Tasting Room
U-pick, specialized tours, sample baked goods and heirloom tomatoes, wagon rides, pumpkin golf and bowling, straw maze, corn maze, special events including music in the orchard.
Their signature offerings are classic hard ciders crafted in the farmhouse tradition of southwestern England like their Scrumpy, Somerset Cider, Bitter Love, Lake Pepin, Kingston Black, and their most recent release, Honeycrisp Hard™ apple cider. They also craft a number of apple table wines - including their award-winning Dolgo Crabapple, Eau Claire, and Harvest Apple wines. Their grape wines include Stockholm Red, Stockholm White, and Frontenac Nouveau - as well as a grape-apple blend, Apfelwein. 2013 WATA Member.
Marshfield - Home to the World's Largest Round Barn
Amish countryside businesses (bakery, produce, greenhouse, quilt shop, furniture), World's Largest Round Barn, as well as other round barns in Wood County.
Call 1.800.422.4541 or visit the website for lodging in the area.
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There is something for everyone to see and explore on this 4th. generation family farm, owned and operated by David & Leslie Meuer! March starts out with the farm making maple syrup. The maple syrup season goes for about a month, and the public is welcome to stop out anytime for a taste and to watch. Once maple syrup season ends, work begins to ready the 5 acres of strawberries for picking in June and July. Work starts by uncovering the berry plants from their straw covered bed, and soon after our honey bees are put out in different locations here on the farm. Pick-Your-Own and pre-picked strawberries are ready in June and early July. July and August is fresh pre-picked Wisconsin Blueberries, and then its fresh bi-color sweet corn. August is new crop honey being harvested here, a! nd then its' our 10 acre corn maze along with hayrides, farm animals, the activity area, and pumpkin picking during the months of Sept. and Oct. We are handicap accessible here at the farm, even the hayrides! Fieldtrips, weddings, tours and outings for companies and groups are available anytime. The fact that we are an active, operating farm means visitors get to see planting, harvesting, cows calving, and all other aspects of farm life that are going on here on the farm all during the year. Once a month from May thru Sept., join in on our "Farm Flavors" farm dinner series. Experience a different guest restaurant/chef preparing a 3-5 course fancy dinner here on the farm accompanied by a special farm event each month. To learn about farming, food and conservation, while having fun doing it, plan your trip to the Meuer Farm today!
Can YOU catch a chicken?
Petting farm, pony rides, hayrides, learn to milk a cow, pumpkin patch, ag-education with hands-on learning. Animals on the farm include cows, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits, donkeys, geese and more. Groups welcome - with tours geared toward the age group of the children.
Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Center
A nature and heritage center dedicated to preserving, interpreting and sharing the natural environment and cultural heritage of the area surrounding Coon Valley in southwest Wisconsin. Norskedalen has so much to offer in so many different ways, exploring the natural beauty, regional history and traditional Norwegian heritage of the region. Historic 1890's pioneer log homestead, nature areas and trails, heritage farm musuem, cabin rental, special events - classes - programs. 2013 WATA Member
Winery in a Restored Dairy Barn
Bill and Ruth Lautenbach purchased the family farm in 1955 and raised 3 children along with caring for 75 milking cows and acres of cherry orchard.
Their eldest son Robert (Bob) Lautenbach and his family took over the farm in the mid 70's and established a roadside market in 1975. The dairy barn was restored and became the working winery in 1985. The Lautenbach family recently added estate-grown grape wines to their offerings, with these wines named after their three grandchildren. 2013 WATA Member
Porter's Patch is a family farm located in Navarino, Wisconsin specializing in fresh picked fruits including strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. Our locally grown vegetables include asparagus, peas, pickling cucumbers, squash, and pumpkins. You can stop out and pick your own from the fields or purchase pre-picked fresh fruits and produce when in season at the Farm Store. Visit us during our Fall Family Fun which includes the Corn Maze, scenic Hay Rides on the Pumpkin Express and of course the Pumpkin Patch. We are just a short drive away for all the folks in Northeastern Wisconsin. See you in the fields and thank you for visiting Porter's Patch where memories are always in season. Contact us by phone at 715-758-8162 or 715-584-2070 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 2013 WATA Member!
Have you ever wanted to live on a farm, bottle feed a calf or watch cows being milked? Then call for reservations, (608) 687-8575 for your own private homestead. Guests stay in a 3-bedroom secluded farmstead with a complete kitchen and central air. Beautiful scenery in all seasons. 2013 WATA Member!
High Flying Fun on the Jumping Pillow
Schuster's Playtime Farm is a beautiful and entertaining arrangement of nature, fun, & food. Experiences run the gamut of fun - animals, corn mazes, jumping pillow, cider donuts, gemstone mining, pig races, barrel rides, caramel apples and THE scariest haunted forest in the area! We host private engagements - parties, field trips, day camps, reunions, corporate gatherings, weddings, etc. May 1st - October 31st. Our Fall Festival season runs September 15-October 31st. Come one, come all! 2013 WATA Member!
Stepping Into the Past at Stonefield Village
Rural village - learn about turn-of-the-centry dairy farming and see a large collection of antique implements, explore the many facets of life on a Wisconsin family farm in the early 1900's. Also onsite - blacksmith shop, carpenter shop, and summer estate of Wisconsin's first governor - Nelson Dewey. Visit on the 3rd weekend in August for Railroad Days. Field trips welcome. 2013 WATA Member!
Meet an Emu in Brodhead
Farm tours & emu product sales at the on-farm store, by appointment, from May 1st thru October 15th plus website sales and on-farm pick-up all year. Retail sales include emu oil and emu oil products, emu meat, emu eggshells, emu jewelry, emu leather products and other emu related products.
Visit their website at www.sugarmapleemu.com
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Orchard with some trees dating back to 1890) and farm market, bakery featuring home-grown apples in muffins and pies that are baked fresh daily, pumpkins, special events including live music, school tours welcome. 2014 WATA Member!
Experience the sweet tartness of a freshly harvested cranberry, melt-in-your-mouth Amish cashew crunch candy or the saltiness of a fresh squeaky Wisconsin cheese curd.
Listen to the clip clop of horse-hooves pulling an Amish buggy down a scenic country road or feel the rush of a jet engine powered tractor at the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck & Tractor Pull.
Shop for unique Amish & cranberry specialty items at our local businesses or shop for one-of-a-kind craft items at the Warrens Cranberry Festival. Get a behind the scenes look at Wisconsin's state fruit, the cranberry, being harvested at the Wetherby Cranberry Company Public Harvest Day or drive through Cranberry Country while taking our self-guided driving tour.
Call 1.800.948.6624 or visit the website for lodging in the area. 2013 WATA Member.
Grape Stomping Competition
Wisconsin's oldest winery, twenty-five varieties of grape and fruit wines, winery tours, special events like Harvest Lunch and live music, wine club. tour includes a visit to the Civil War era underground limestone caverns where wine is fermented and aged. 2014 WATA Member.
Alice in Dairyland - Cooking with Cranberries
42nd Annual Cranberry Festival
- 1300 Art/Craft/Antique/Flea/Farm and food vendors.
September 26 - 28th, 2013.
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Public Harvest Day
Fresh cranberries, cranberry wine, cranberry harvest day first Saturday in October, group tours welcome. Started in 1903, the Wetherby marsh is owned by Jim & Nodji Van Wychen. The Van Wychens not only market their own fresh cranberries, but also make cranberry wine. 2014 WATA Member!
The farm is currently owned and operated by third and forth generation farmers - milking 110 cows, raising 100 head of replacement cattle and about 50 holstein steers per year.
The Wilke family raises most of the feed for the herd; crops grown include corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa, and oats.
Approximately 60 acres on the farm are dedicated to growing a variety of vegetables.
Groups welcome - learn where and how milk is produced and students are given the opportunity to touch a calf, and investigate a tractor. Also onsite - corn maze, PYO pumpkin patch and hayrides. 2013 WATA Member
Willow Creek Ranch, located in the virgin territory of Wisconsin's Driftless Region, is a family farm dedicated to providing nutritious beef, poultry and pork products, raised in the most humane and eco-friendly way. We are an Animal Welfare Approved ranch, providing a Pasture Pure, Grass Fed environment for our animals, and the greatest nutritional value for you and your family. 2013 WATA Member
Your link to more than 100 Wisconsin orchards, cider, and tours. Visit the website for a map and listings, plus apple resources and recipes. 2013 WATA Member!
The Wisconsin Aquaculture Association is the voice of aquaculture in the State. It is industry-led, producer-centered, and actively promotes, educates, and advocates for the economic vitality and environmental sustainability of aquaculture. WAA hosts farmer oriented workshops and sponsors the annual Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference and Aquaculture Day-the first such state resolution passed in the U.S. Legislators and state officials look to WAA for input on legislation and regulations and often seek opinions from the Board regarding new research, marketing, and financing programs designed to assist the expansion of aquaculture in the State. 2013 WATA Member!
Wisconsin's Berry Best Tour
Learn how cranberries are grown and harvested, see a cranberry canoe, test your cranberry skills, eat cranberry pie and cranberry icecream, purchase other cranberry products. Groups welcome.
May 1-July 31 (10-4pm) Monday-Saturday
Aug 1-Oct 31 (9-5pm) Monday-Sunday
Nov 1-Dec 30 (10-4pm) Monday-Saturday
Jan 2-April 30 Seasonal Hours 2013 WATA Member!
Wisconsin River Meats is a family owned company offering locally raised Wisconsin beef, pork, lamb, poultry, buffalo, elk, and venison at its Mauston Store. We have a large variety of our own sausages, including summer sausage, snack sticks, bratwurst, jerky, bologna, and game processing along with catering.
Sheep shows, dog trials and herding demos, youth activities (judging contest, learning to felt and knit) workshops (including fiber arts and Sheep 101), lambing barn, shearing demonstrations, cooking demonstrations.
Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival September 6 - 8 The Midwest's premier sheep and fiber event, all within an easy drive of Madison, Milwaukee or Chicago, on the beautiful grounds of Jefferson Fair Park in Jefferson, Wisc.! More than 70 fiber arts classes to choose from, along with sheep shows, shearing demonstrations, the Crook and Whistle Stock Dog Trail, newborn lambs, fleece shows and sales, plus educational clinics and workshops for shepherds of any age and level of experience. Shop in comfort at the Country Store, where over 130 vendors from across the nation offer everything from knitthing needles to sheep cheese. For complete details and hours, go to www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com Parking and kids 8 and under are free! Wisconsin Wool Works! August 1-11 The most interesting shop at the Wisconsin State Fair! Located in the Sheep Barn, the Wisconsin Wool Works! spotlights clothing, accessories, yarn, roving, gifts items and more from Wisconsin fiber artists and businessess. Daily educational displays of traditional fiber arts. Open 9 am - 7 pm. Wisconsin Wool Works! September 6 - 8 Shop one of the most eclectic booths in the Country Store at the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival! Clothing, accessories and gift items for all ages. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative. For Country Store hours, go to www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com or www.wisbc.com. 2013 WATA Member!
The Wollersheim Winery sits on a scenic hillside overlooking the Wisconsin River. This national historic site was first selected for vineyards in the 1840's by the Hungarian Count Agoston Haraszthy. The property was purchased by the Wollersheim Family in 1972. Winemaker Philippe Coquard, a native of France, has led the winery to many awards - including a platinum medal at the 2011 Jerry D. Mead New Word International Wine Competition for their most popular wine - Praire Fume. Guided tours are available - visit the website or call for hours - which vary per season. 2014 WATA Member!