Tucker and Becky's Pumpkin Patch
45-acre organic dairy farm operated by Tucker and Becky Gretebeck. Their grass-fed herd includes Red Holsteins, as well as cross-breeds with Normandy, Swedish Red, and Montbéliarde. The farm is adjacent to a scenic valley that is filled with a pick-your-own pumpkin patch in fall. The valley location - unique and secluded - is also ideal for wedding receptions, family reunions, and camping.
A family farm established in 1964. Visit us in mid-June to mid-July for picked and pick-your-own strawberries. Visit us in late September through October for pumpkins and fall family fun on the farm. Hayrides, corn maze, straw fort, cute haunted house, and more. Our farm is located 3 miles east of Wisconsin Rapids or 10 miles west of Plover oh Hwy 54.
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!
This farm has been in the family since 1865 opened in May 2012 as the Barn at Harvest Moon Pond. The barn is an old English post & beam timber barn. Memories will be triggered as you take in the oak tables surrounded by Grandma's kitchen chairs, the 1800's reminiscent bar area, grand posts holding farm lanterns, and incredible 1800's stained glass windows luminated at night. Rental includes use of the amazing kitchen, impressive changing rooms and bathrooms. Relaxing on the outside deck lets you enjoy a breath taking view of pasture, woods and the three acre Harvest Moon Pond. Guests can wander down to find an outdoor seating area that's next to the 30' stage, surrounded by boulders and green lawn.
Never a dull moment at The Bear Den! This Farm has Exotic, Farm and Wildlife animals. Lot's of hands on! Hayrides, children's play area and a picnic area for you to enjoy. DNR & Federal Licensed & Inspected. In October- Pumpkin Patch, Animals, Hayrides, Pony rides, Fall decorations on sale.
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.
The Purpose of the Brown County Fair Association: Provide an opportunity for youth and adults to gather in a family oriented environment to learn from each other by sharing experiences and accomplishments through exhibits and demonstrations and to bring urban and rural residents of all ages together to learn about Brown County's history, traditions and accomplishments through agriculture, family living, and business. The Brown County Fair Association Mission Statement: The Brown County Fair Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation providing a family oriented event, known as the Brown County Fair, that is safe, affordable, educational, and fun for all ages. We strive to provide a welcoming environment for our guests and promote agriculture through exhibits and demonstrations. The Brown County Fair Association is committed to supporting life-long learning for our youth and our community. Our goal is to teach urban and rural residents of all ages about Brown County's history, traditions, and accomplishments through agriculture, family living, and business.
We breed, raise and sell 100% grass-fed beef using sustainable, rotational grazing. We do not use growth hormones, sub-therapeutic antibiotics or grains. We encourage farm visits. The owners host a Saturday morning radio show - Deep Roots Radio - on WPCA Radio 93.1FM and streamed live www.wpcaradio.org - featuring guests from across nation who help connect the dots between what we eat and how it's grown.
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.
U-pick and we-pick strawberries, summer & fall raspberries, blueberries, and grapes. Homegrown fruits, melons, and vegetables are picked fresh daily and offered in our farm store along with, jams, dressings, salsas, homegrown popcorn, ice-cream cones, and fresh bakery. The entire family can make fun memories playing in our Lil' Bumpkin Play Village & Petting Farm, pedal kart raceway, kid's zip line, and Country Bumpkin Express train ride all around the farm! Fall time is pumpkins, fall décor, corn maze, catapult, wagon rides to the pumpkin patches, and homemade caramel apples! Nighttime corn maze, wagon and train rides, and campfires with s'mores are special events in October! It is our goal to provide you with wholesome family fun AND great things to eat! Open daily, late April - October 31. Take Exit 89 onto Hwy. 23, south 1/2 mile to County Road P on right. (Super Wal-Mart, Home Depot, and Kohl's on left.) Turn right onto CR P. We are 1 mile on the left.
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".
A small family farm with a restaurant serving meats and produce raised on our farm and from local farms. You will see Belted Galloway cattle, sheep, Dairy Goats, poultry, and Larry and Pia our Peacocks. Beautiful view for bird watching in the wetlands across the road. We offer breakfast and lunch Wednesday thru Sunday 8:00 a.m. Till 3:00p.m. Starting in May offering group, schools, and daycare Ag education on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Just an hour from Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay, and located at the base of one of the country's largest inland lakes, Fond du Lac is the perfect location for a fantastic getaway.
Beckman Mill Park is located 6 miles west of Beloit, Wisconsin at 11600 South County Road H. It is one mile south of State Highway 81 and approximately 1/2 mile north of the Wisconsin-Illinois stateline. Friends of Beckman Mill, Inc. was formed in 1990. The group is responsible for not only the restoration of the mill, but also these other park attractions: new dam, fish ladder, millpond, frog pond, foot bridge, saw mill display, 1848 cooperage, visitor center, gift shop, creamery display, blacksmith display, nature trail, restroom facilities, vintage garden and storage barn. Guided tours of the mill are available for individuals, families and small groups on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 PM May through October. Admission is $3 per person. Children 6 and under and members of Friends of Beckman Mill are admitted free. School groups and group tours should make arrangements in advance.
Glacial Lake Cranberries is a 6000 acre property located in central Wisconsin about 15 miles west of Wisconsin Rapids on the north shore of old Glacial Lake Wisconsin. This lake disappeared thousands of years ago, leaving behind some of the finest wetlands in the state, home to Sandhill Cranes, Trumpeter Swans, Common Loons and a stopover for many migrating bird species. The high water table, available sand, and acid soil here make it perfect for cultivating cranberries.
Visitors can learn about the unique geography of central Wisconsin and the history of the cranberry industry, view cranberry memorabilia and collectibles and watch videos at the Glacial Lake Cranberries Visitor Center before hopping The Berry Bus, featuring an educational guided tour of the cranberry marsh. Call ahead to reserve your tour ticket.
The Stone Cottage at Glacial Lake Cranberries - exclusive cozy cottage has a living room with a wood burning fireplace and double size sofa bed, one bedroom with a queen size bed, a full bathroom (shower only), kitchen, and screen porch. Any reason, any season, enjoy the country quiet of a getaway at The Stone Cottage. Please call for reservations.
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.
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!
Family fun event held each fall. Lots of activities, ALL included in the price of admission. Hay ride to pumpkin patch, pony rides, corn maze, haystack, huge corn/oats boxes to play in, tire playground, petting zoo. Hands' on activities: cow milking, corn shelling, hand laundry, apple cider, ice cream, log stamping, dress up. Puppet show, one room schoolhouse, see whitetail deer up close. Lunch avaiable on grounds at reasonable cost. Lots of antiques on display and a working 40-foot windmill. Open several weekends of the season - generally late September and early October. 2014 dates: Sept. 27-28, Oct. 4-5, Oct. 11-12. Group visits can be booked for weekdays Tuesday through Friday.
In 2012 the Wisconsin Great River Road was voted Prettiest Drive: Ultimate Summer Road Trip In The United States. Designated as Wisconsin's only National Scenic Byway, the Road travels 250 miles between the Mississippi River and the towering bluffs of the Driftless Area. Visitors come to travel the Road but stay for unique recreational, cultural, archaeological, historical, scenic and natural experiences. The Wisconsin Mississippi River Parkway Commission works to preserve, protect & enhance the Wisconsin Great River Road. Agritourism is a priority and WIMRPC has identified agritourism inventories throughout this region for the benefit of visitors to the Wisconsin Great River Road. More information can be found at www.WiGreatRiverRoad.org.
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!
Come and meet all of our friendly animals at our educational farm petting zoo located in Waterford, WI. Our philosophy is "Learning Can Be Fun!!!!"
Hands-on learning about our pigs, cows, goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, donkeys, horses, and much more.
Everyone can milk our friendly cow; Pony rides for the little ones;
Hayride to the "Back 40" of the farm; Play with the kitties in our "Kitty Barn"; Lots of additional fun activity areas; Relax in our picnic area with playground; Pick a FREE pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch in the fall; Food, drinks, and souvenirs available in the "Feedbag".
Visit our website www.greenmeadowsfarmwi.com for rates, dates, and times for May through October.
33603 High Dr., East Troy, WI 262-534-2891
Find us on Facebook--Green Meadows Petting Farm Wisconsin
Corn Maze (12 acres) with 4 separate mazes within - hidden checkpoints along the way. Also wagon rides, pumpkin patch. Also open for group visits.
Hinchley's Dairy Farm is a REAL working family owned and operated dairy farm in Dane County. Tina and Duane Hinchley have had their barn doors open for tours since 1996, hosting guided tours to visitors from local schools to world travelers that come to MILK a COW! The farm houses 260 registered Holstein cows and calves. The visitors will be greeted in the barnyard by the farmers daughter's 4-H and FFA projects that include dairy goats, sheep, swine, show quality chickens, duck, and geese. Join us in the spring to hold, pet and bottle feed baby animals. The farm is located on 2300 acres of farm land that is used to raise corn, soybeans, winter wheat, and alfalfa that are used to feed the animals, but also use to feed, fuel and clothe others everywhere. Take a hayride to the fields to view the crops, ask questions and maybe stroll through the quick 20 minute corn maze to learn about the corn farmers grow. The hayride, feed and bottles and a pumpkin (October) are all included in the admission. Reservations required April-Sept. Weekend open hours in October for hourly tours from 10-4:00Family raised meat chickens, eggs, goat milk soap, raspberries, and honey for sale. Open shed for your carry-in lunch is free to use, or rentable for special occasions.
Holland's Family Cheese is a family owned business that specializes in crafting authentic - Dutch, farmstead, Raw-milk, Gouda Cheese. Our state of the art Creamery and dairy are located on the Thorp Exit 108 on Hwy 29. Tours Available by appointment and our retail store offer many local products from around our great state. Come taste the difference!!! We have an open house the last Saturday of July.
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 2014 to the public weekends September 27 - October 26, 10 am - 6 pm, except October 23 and 24 10 am - 5 pm. Open during the week by appointment for field trips and group tours.
Gothic style barn for events; weddings, Graduations, re-unions, birthdays, and anniversaries on a classic 135 acre sport horse farm in Viroqua.
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!
One-of-a-kind rustic ambiance for weddings, retreats and all-occasion events. Justin Trails Resort offers several indoor and outdoor venues including an abundant 1919 timber frame barn with heated indoor restrooms. We're pet-friendly and pets may stay with you in cottage, log cabins or suites in 1920 farmhouse. We offer a "home away from home" refuge including whirlpools, fireplaces and kitchenettes. Our log cabins and cottage are separate stand-alone structures offering sanctuary and hideaway retreats. Outdoor activities and breakfast are included. Opt to stay weekdays or the weekend soaking up the peace and quiet of our beautiful land. Spread out on 200 peaceful, quiet, private, organic acres with trails for hiking, skiing, sledding, snow tubing, snowshoeing and skijoring including rentals, lessons & guided tours. Also 2- 18 basket disc golf courses. We sell a trail pass for folks who want to access our outdoor activities during the day. Visit www.justintrails.com online or mobile and book your reservation today!
100+ acres of apple and cherry orchards, bakery, cider mill, corn and sunflower maze, bus groups welcome.
Retail Shoppe with Cafe specializing in Wisconsin artisan and farmstead cheeses, ice cream, wines and craft beers. Tour this one of a kind goat dairy and farmstead creamery. Open Daily 10am-7pm
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.
Join Martin & Lucille Wolf and their family for a day of fun, where families and friends can enjoy the natural farm surroundings. Memory Lane Farm, a 100 year old family farm has been the host of many fall events, including corn mazes and pumpkin patches. We are passionate about providing people from all walks of life fun on the farm, and building strong children and families. We proudly support two local charities whose missions are to build healthy children and families. Proceeds of our event will be designated to Children's Miracle Network and The Hannah Center. The farm hosts a "mudder" event in September: The 5K mud obstacle course is open for ages 10-120 years. In addition, the Lil' Piggy Plunge is for the little mudders who want to play in the mud! This 1 mile course is age appropriate and tons of fun. The event is to benefit Ministry St. Joseph's Children's Miracle Network and the Hannah Center, Inc. - both local organizations whose missions are to support healthy children and families. The Udder Mudder Event, a family-friendly mud obstacle course, is one of Central Wisconsin's best kept secrets! Located at Memory Lane Farm, the Wolf family has opened up their scenic farm to support local charities (Ministry St. Jospeh's - Children's Miracle Network and the Hannah Center) to help promote healthy children and families.| The Udder Mudder, a 5K mud obstacle course, is designed for ages 10 - 120! The challenging, yet fun course consists of wooded trails, hills, swamp and plenty of other farm related obstacles mixed in with plenty of mud! The Udder Mudder is not a race, but more of a challenge - as we want individuals and teams to thoroughly enjoy themselves for a great cause! Now, we can't forget our little tikes - so the Lil' Piggy Plunge is perfect for our little mudders! The Lil' Piggy Plunge is a mini-udder mudder where children 9 years and under can be challenged through mud slides, obstacles and more!
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!
Fall Family Fun! Open the 2nd weekend in September until Halloween. Corn mazes, hayrides, petting farm, pumpkins and squash. Everything needed for fall decoration. Try our famous caramel apples. Pick your own apples also available.Located 1 mile south of Cedar Mall on Hwy SS in beautiful Rice Lake.
Can YOU catch a chicken?
Mulberry Lane Farm invites you to visit our real country farm built in 1881 to experience a day of educational family fun. Open May through October, hands-on learning is what's in store with plenty of activities that will delight and amaze people of all ages!
During the guided tour you'll receive information about pigs, cows, goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, rabbits, ducks, geese, donkeys and more farm animals!
You will also have a chance to Milk a Cow,Catch a Chicken,Kiss a Pig,Cuddle a Kitten,Hand feed Goats and Sheep,Ride a Pony,Enjoy a Hayride and More!
Take time to enjoy reminiscing of a simpler time while strolling through ourOlde Tool Shed, A Step Back in Time Barn and The Olde Blacksmith Shop. All filled with antiques and nostalgic memorabilia.
Although the farm allows carry-ins for you to enjoy a picnic lunch in our old fashioned play area, we also sell light lunch items such as hot dogs, cookies, chips, soda etc.
All spring and summer guest receive a free souvenir. Fall guests visit the Pumpkin Patch to pick your own FREE pumpkin.
Mulberry Lane Farm also host weddings! For years we've been known as a children's petting farm but because of our reputation for providing a clean, authentic country setting, we have fast become the venue of choice for couples looking for a unique and memorable wedding.
For more details about our farm please visit www.MulberryLaneFarmWI.com or call 920-989-3130.
Munson Bridge Winery is located in central Wisconsin. We offer a unique perspective on wine tasting. As a fruit winery we try to use locally harvested and fresh fruit whenever possible. The winery hosts music, Festivals and weddings during the summer months. Please pay us a visit..there's always something new at Munson Bridge! Wine tasting is complimentary. Music nights during the summer months. Check it out on line. Harvest Fest in October, Girls Night Out, Halloween party, and Christmas Open House.
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
The maple trees are on Ruth's farm located 8 miles east of Westby on one of the highest of the Ocooch Mountains, overlooking the Kickapoo River Valley, near the trout fishing village of Avalanche. The farm was deeded from the US government to the first European immigrant farmer, John Phillips, in May 1854. There are 1000 maple tree taps in the forests on steep hillside that run the length of the farm. Tours begin at "Logan Mill Lodge & Conference Center" in downtown Westby. Logan Mill Lodge includes 3 vacation rental condos, a conference center and a caboose.
Welcome to a time traveling adventure through the rural Midwestern 1800s and early 1900s. Period-clad interpreters plow the fields, work the blacksmith's forge and prepare meals on wood-fired stoves--just like Wisconsin's original settlers. The ten working farmsteads, organized by immigrant ethnic group, are stocked with heritage breeds of animals; many feature heirloom gardens. At Life on the Farm you can put on a pair of wooden barn shoes and help the farmer or farm wife do chores. Catch Wheel Fever!, an interactive 1890s cycling experience, is now open. Adults and children may ride reproduction tricycles, visit a simulated 1890s bicycle repair shop and have photo taken aboard a high wheeler for a fun, family friendly experience. Time Travelers Adventure Camps and Heritage Arts Workshops allow children and adults to try hands-on activities and crafts. The Clausing Barn Café serves light fare and is a great spot for a barn wedding.
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 email@example.com. 2013 WATA Member!
With three generations of cheesemakers, the Renard Family has owned and operated this business since 1961. Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Chris Renard is certified in Cheddar and Mozzarella. Renard's features a wide variety of handcrafted artisan cheese - including a line of flavor-infused cheddars (Cherry Chipotle Cheddar, Cracked Pepper Cheddar, and more), their famous 15-year Cheddar, fresh curds, and specialty Door County products. Deli - dine in or take out. Factory tours also available - call ahead for reservations.
A family own and run winery/vineyard on 40 acres in Poynette. Free tours and wine tastings. Feel free to pack a picnic and enjoy wine and a meal in our pine forest.
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. 2014 WATA Member!
Rural Arts Roadtrip is the 2nd weekend in October each year. It is a self-guided art trip to rural Calumet County. Visit artists in their studios while they offer demonstrations of their work. Meander along rustic pathways and through cornfields. Savor local and organic foods that include grass-fed beef, artisan cheeses, raw honey and so much more.
More than 50 eclectic artists representing one of a kind arts: stained, leaded, etched, enameled, and hand blown glass; stitched and beaded jewelry; hand-spun, handwoven apparel and household furnishings; hand-painted yarns; hand-felted apparel; spritzers and bath salts; yard art, willow furniture and more. Enjoy organic, local foods including grass fed beef and poultry, pure maple syrup, honey, and artisan cheeses.
Oct. 10: 9 am - 5 pm; Oct. 11: 9 am - 5 pm; Oct. 12: 10 am - 3 pm.
Sassy Cow Creamery is a farmstead milk bottling business owned and operated by brothers James and Robert Baerwolf and their families. Sassy Cow provides organic and traditional bottled milk, heavy cream, half and half and ice cream, all derived from farm-fresh, rBGHfree milk produced on both of their farms. Visitors can view the production area through large viewing windows in the store. During the summer we offer tours of the creamery and farm. Taste the Local Difference!
Schairer's Autumn Acres offers Fall Fun for Everyone! 7 acre corn maze with 3.2 miles of trails, including 10 checkpoints featuring barn quilts from throughout Shawano county, corn maze trivia, smartphone games, and GPS characters - Wagon Rides, Pumpkin Picking, Petting Zoo, Apple Launcher, Bale Fort, Children's Play Area and Concessions available on site - Open Fri - Sun, Sept. 13 - Oct. 31 - For more information visit our website at www.schairersautumnacres.com
Schuett Family's Famous Painted Bales
The family current farms 1500 acres of corn, soybeans, and hay, as well as 20 acres of pumpkins. The Schuett Family features fresh vegetables including sweet corn at their roadside stand, a corn maze, pick your own pumpkins, hayrides, Christmas trees, grass-fed beef. Groups welcome.
Schuster's Playtime Farm blends nature, agriculture and pure entertainment in a manner uniquely its own. Our centennial round barn is a sight to behold and stories of its past capture the attention of kids (young and old). The rolling hills, woods and cropland make a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch about more than just getting a pumpkin. It gives our guests the opportunity to sit back, take a deep breath of the country air and relax. Our "backyard" feels like a bustling county fair from shooting cannons to pig races to feeding the goats plus gobs of activities you've just never quite experienced this way before. The smells and tastes of fall abound at the farm with our own cider donuts, hand-dipped caramel apples, farm-made apple crisp and pumpkin cake and fresh fudge. October isn't just for the daytime crowd though either. For years now, Schuster's Haunted Forest has been THE outdoor haunt attraction in south central Wisconsin-from the wagon ride to the heart stopping walk through the forest. Our Fall Festival season runs September 20st-October 31st. We also host private engagements--weddings, parties, field trips, company picnics, birthdays-5/1-10/31.
Seaquist Orchards is a 5 generation family business, raising, harvesting, packing, processing, and retailing cherries, apples, related products and other specialty foods. We have an in store bakery, fudge kitchen, and greenhouse. With over 1,000 acres of cherries, and dozens of varieties of apples, our products are locally grown, locally processed, and loved worldwide!
Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery is located in the beautiful hills of Southwest Wisconsin. It is the nature of hills to drain away cold and water thus rendering the hilltops an excellent location to grow grapes. The winery is nestled in the valley below. Spurgeon Vineyards offers free wine sampling, a chance to relax on the deck, or a tour the facilities. In 1977, owners Glen and Mary Spurgeon planted corn on the hilltops as well as a half row of grapes. In 1978 they made a serious dent in the planting of their vineyards by putting in 5 acres of grapes. This was followed by a 5 acre planting in 1979, another 5 acre planting in 1981 and a final acre in 1982. Each of those acres contains 600 or more vines.
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. 2014 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
"like" their facebook page www.facebook.com/sugarmapleemus
2014 WATA Member!
Sunrise is a "family fun" destination for all ages. Located high upon the hill of the Kickapoo Valley in the driftless area. Sunrise is a fun a fun place to visit with apples, cider, bakery (don't miss the apple cider donuts), and WI food products galore!! There is a children's play area and a pick your own pumpkin patch. Addto the fun each fall while enjoying the beautiful fall foliage. "Our family growing for your family for over 75 years"
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.
15 acre corn maze, 13 acre pumpkin patch, horse drawn wagon rides, farm animals, tractor tire playground, giant tube slides, fall foods
Fair (according to the Webster's New World Dictionary), derived from the Latin feria, festival, and akin to festia, feast, 1. a gathering of people held at regular intervals for barter and sale of goods 2. a festival or carnival where there is entertainment and things sold, often for charity bazaar 3. an exhibition of often competitive, of farm, household, and manufactured products, or of international displays, usually with various amusement facilities and educational displays; exposition. Fair (according to Vernon County citizens), 1. the best in the state 2. great food 3. family picnics and prize-winning exhibits 4. numerous people sacrificing time and talents to make it possible 5. lots of fun and fond memories 6. harness racing and exciting time. All of these are accurate of the Vernon County Fair, one of the oldest county fairs in the state. However, you cannot get the full scope of the event until you delve into the long and varied history of the 158-year old extravaganza.
Located just outside of Lancaster in Southwest Wisconsin. We have u-pick Strawberries in June. Our fall season, Mid-September through October, includes a corn maze, wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, farm animals, a trebuchet and air canon launching pumpkins. We also make caramel apples, apple cider donuts, kettle corn and more.
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.
The 165th Walworth County Fair is one of Wisconsin's oldest county fairs and is an industry leader in agricultural education and competitive exhibits. Nestled on nearly 100 acres, the Walworth County Fair features a variety of family-friendly entertainment, featuring barns filled with horses and livestock, small animals, horticulture, antiques, arts and crafts, needle arts, photography, pantry, youth and indoor and outdoor commercial exhibits.
Must-see Farmers Market & Old World Artisan Village, Butterfly Barn, Barnyard Adventure and Discovery Barn are award-winning areas of the Fair. North American Midway Entertainment presents a midway full of rides and games sure to please fair guests of all ages.
Grandstand schedule includes Bulls, Broncs & Barrels, Truck & Tractor Pulls, harness racing, horse pulls, demolition derby and the music of Trace Adkins, Little Big Town and Foreigner. Don't miss the pig races, duck races, auctions and the wonderful variety of local and regional entertainment on the Park and Pepsi Stages. And food-food-food! Fresh cream puffs, cinnamon rolls, tempura, barbecue, gyros, elephant ears, funnel cakes, hot Wisconsin cheese on a stick, brats, corn dogs, lemon shakeups, full meals, great deals ... and so much more!
"We're Still Having Fun ... 4-H is Still the One!" Celebrating 100 years of Wisconsin 4-H. We welcome you with fair smiles to join us!
Alice in Dairyland - Cooking with Cranberries
42nd Annual Cranberry Festival
- 1300 Art/Craft/Antique/Flea/Farm and food vendors.
September 26 - 28th, 2014.
2014 WATA Member.
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!
Vineyard and Winery that hosts regular wine dinners, free work shops, weddings and private parties. Mediterranean Wine Dinner - sat June 21 from 5-8 pm reservations required www.whistlersknoll.com
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
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 Association of Fairs provides resources for fair boards - including food and safety, regulations, auctions, entertainment options and more.
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.
Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival-September 5-7, 2014 Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival The Midwest's premier sheep & fiber event, all within an easy drive from Madison, Milwaukee or Chicago, on the beautiful grounds of the Jefferson Fair Park, in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Over 70 fiber arts classes to choose from, along with sheep shows, shearing demonstrations, the Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial, newborn lambs, fleece shows and sales, plus educational clinics and workshops for shepherds of any age and level of experience. Shop in comfort in the Country Store, where over 130 vendors from across the nation offer everything from knitting needles to sheep cheese. For complete details and hours, go to www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com. Parking, kid's 8 and under are free. WATA Member. Wisconsin Wool Works- Wisconsin Wool Works! Grassworks Promotion of Wisconsin Fiber Artists Spotlighting the artistic and entrepreneurial skills of over30 consignors from throughout Wisconsin. Hand knit sweaters, children's books, sheep pelts, scarves, rovings, yarn, Fleece-lined jackets, vests, hand creams with lanolin, dusters, cuddly stuffed animals, home accents, rugs, hats, quilts, blankets, and more... It was a natural extension of the sheep industry, to have a place where Fiber artists could showcase their efforts, and people could see what can be done with wool, and why it is so important to our lives.
Wisconsin's premiere ag education event - with great food, entertainment, attractions, auctions, exhibits, and competitions.
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!
Wormfarm Institute is dedicated to integrating culture and Agriculture along an urban-rural continuum.