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, candy parachute drop, and more. Our farm is located 3 miles east of Wisconsin Rapids or 10 miles west of Plover on Hwy 54.
"Pick Your Own Memories Year Round" at Apple Holler, a family farm, orchard, farm to table restaurant, bakery, and gift shop. Rick-your-own apples, peaches, pears from over 30,000 trees, plus pumpkins. Visitors will enjoy four seasons of family fun and activities including; orchard and farm tours, field trips, birthday parties, company events, hayrides, horse-drawn sleight rides, festivals, pony rides, train rides, farm park fun, barnyard animals and outdoor garden displays. Apple Holler is a perfect indoor/outdoor rustic farm wedding venue and group ag-venture destination. Experience the Magic of Apples of Apple Holler!
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.
Visit an award-winning Wisconsin bed and breakfast and winery like no other. Enjoy a weekend getaway at our 160-acre organic farm where you can visit Scottish Blackface and Suffolk sheep, chickens, pigs and Scottish Highland cattle. Walk our beautiful private nature trails. Winery and farm tours are offered every weekend after breakfast. We're the only Wisconsin winery with a tasting room and onsite lodging. During the winter off-season we offer Saturday night dinners featuring our own farm-grown Highland beef, pork and lamb. Our restaurant license makes us one of the few Wisconsin B&Bs that can offer meals other than breakfast. We have been featured in Midwest Living magazine for our commitment to serving organic food we grow and sharing our farm life experience with our one-acre fruit and vegetable gardens and animals. All overnight guests are welcome to a complimentary tasting in our winery. Brambleberry has an adult atmosphere (no guests younger than 12, please). Choose from five comfortable guest rooms, all with private attached bathroom, some with whirlpool and fireplace. Our full farm breakfast always includes at least one item grown onsite. Located near several bike trails, Amish farms and many other attractions. Check our website www.brambleberrybandb.com for photos and more information.
Want to escape your busy life in the cities? Bring the family and friends to our 110 year old farm and experience life in the country. Have a walk in the corn fields, feed the goats, llamas, cows and our very friendly cat, roast marsh mellows over the campfire at night, count the stars and just enjoy life. You get the entire home which comes completely furnished with everything you need except bring your own food or choose to eat out at one of the many restaurants in the area. The area offers so many fun attractions so plan on staying as long as you like. Make it your home away from home.
And if you ever want to get married in a barn ~ we do that too! Our barn is rustic and elegant all in one and makes a beautiful setting for your special day!
Original 1870's dairy barn, fully restored for private events of any kind. Ideal venue for weddings. Also an acre of beautiful gardens for strolling or as the backdrop to your event photos.
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, conquer the trivia corn maze, or select the perfect pumpkin. Birthday parties and school field trips welcome. The Gathering Barn at Busy Barns Adventure Farm hosts amazing romantic rustic farm wedding and receptions. Call to tour the Gathering Barn today to book your unique rustic farm wedding complete with a petting zoo for your guests. Amazing adventures at Busy Barns Adventure Farm!
Columbia County Fair is a county fair with junior, open and senior exhibits including animal projects as well as vendors, carnival and grandstand events - including motocross, tractor and truck pull, rodeo, and demolition derby.
Common Gardens is a multi-faceted LLC that operates a Bed & Breakfast, an incubator farm, an event venue, a charter bus and landscaping services from our 120 acre farm located 17 miles from the capitol. We are a leader in the new food movement, exploring viable business models around food and agri-tourism activities.
U-pick and we-pick strawberries, summer & fall raspberries, blueberries. 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 the Lil' Bumpkin Play Village & Petting Farm, pedal kart raceway, kid's zip line, and Country Bumpkin Express train ride all around the farm! Fall means 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! Country Bumpkin offers 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. Go 1 mile and the farm is on the left.
A 245 acre fifth generation farm with pick-your-own strawberries and pumpkins along with cash crop grains.
Door County's first commercial floriculture farm, grown in the micro-climate in the Great Lakes region of North America. Hard to find designer flowers for weddings and special events. Eight varieties of apples, five varieties of European pears, you-pick raspberries and bee pastures for honey production. Located in old southern Door County, rich in agriculture history.
We are a small suri farm in SE Wisconsin. We became interested in alpacas in 2003 when we first saw alpacas at a town festival. We did research, visited a few farms, took seminars and finally purchased our first alpacas (after selling our lawn care business). We have top lineage from herd sires: Torbio, Bruxo, Ace, Fruzane Noir, Meteor el Nino, Midas Touch and Diablo. We breed for top conformation, density, luster, staple length and low micron.(comfort factor). As a small farm we can give individual attention to each animal. Our herd sires produce some of the best luster in the nation! We welcome visitors, but call ahead please to make sure we are available. In addition to alpaca sales and breeding we have a farm store with hand crochet items, skeins, roving's, rug yarn, rugs, horse saddle pads, and batting all from our alpaca fiber. Other items include socks, vests, sweaters, fur items, etc. We include reproductive guarantees on males and females. GROUP TOURS are always available & we are OPEN YEAR ROUND. We hold periodical seminars/classes & a yearly Holiday Open House (the first Saturday in December). Call or email for a visit!
Corn maze, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, giant 200' slide, hayrides, many other fun, family activities. Just 10 minutes west of Madison. Open mid-September through Halloween. We also host weddings May through mid-September.
Flyte's Fieldstones invites you to enjoy their marketplace, seasonal events, family activities and grounds for private events. In the fall, they offer a Corn & Hay Maze Adventure, Wagon Rides, Art Corner, and Giant Pumpkin Patch. In the winter visitors are treated to Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides. In the spring and summer there are Farm to Table Dinners and Farm Camp. For more information visit us online at www.flytefamilyfarm.com or "Like" us on Facebook.
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.
Wisconsin's premier outdoor classroom - Glarcier Rock Farms - is located less than one hour from both Madison and Milwaukee. Discover the fun with tractor drawn hayrides, pony rides, cow milking lessons, animal interaction and more! Take a guided tour of the farm with an experienced animal handler or enjoy a self-guided tour to tailor the information to your lesson plan. Open May-October for schools, day cares and summer camp field trips. Open Sundays in May and June for families and groups. Visit the website for special events like sheep shearing and fun activities for kids.
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. Godsell Farm also invites you to join their Spring and Summer CSA - for a chance to get in touch with who grows your food, learn how it grows, and support one of Wisconsin's small local farms.
Govin's is located East of Menomonie between I94 and Hwy 12/29. We are a small family farm, owned by John and Julie Govin along with our sons, Kyle and Clayton. Our family enjoys sharing our farm with your family. When you buy products from our farm, you can be assured that you are getting the highest quality available from a family you can trust and get to know. So when you come to the farm, ask about a tour so you can see for yourself how your food is being raised. We raise a wide variety of products for you to choose from. Govin's offers 6 acres of Strawberries both U-Pick and Pre-picked, Lamb, by the cut or custom cut, and our all natural Chickens. In the fall we have our 11 acre corn Maze along with out 3 acres of pumpkins and lots of fun fall activities. You can also bring the family out in the spring to enjoy see and holding all the baby animals in our Lambing Barn. Here at Govin's we are a back to the basics type farm. We raise our animals the way our ancestors raised animals. All or our animals are pasture raised on our 55 acres of grass. We raise the animals naturally and free of hormones and antibiotic's. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
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 available 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. Group visits can be booked for weekdays Tuesday through Friday.
Held on the 3rd weekend of September in even years. For more than 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.
Come and meet all of the friendly animals at an educational farm petting zoo where the philosophy is "Learning Can Be Fun! Meet pigs, cows, goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, donkeys, horses, and more. 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 the website for rates, dates, and times for May through October. www.facebook.com/greenmeadowspettingfarm.
Pumpkin Patch offering hayrides, train rides, a haunted house, fall harvest items, and vegetables when in season. Check out their Facebook page!
Heritage Orchard is a great place for families to enjoy the crisp, colorful days of fall. Growing apples has always been our main focus. Raised for quality - harvested for peak flavor and crispness - sold fresh at affordable prices. Pick your own or choose your favorite from 20 different varieties in our farm market. Free samples are always available. Check "What's Happening" on our website for updates. Check Events site for special, monthly events. The apple orchard overlooks Lake Winnebago's east shore and was renamed Heritage Orchard (formerly Erickson's) when Vern and Ann Gasch purchased the farm in 1976. Although the farm was never previously owned by the Gasch family, their roots ran deep with three generations involved in planting, care and operation of the orchard over the years. The original farm house was Vern's first home in 1947, the same year that the first trees were planted. The Heritage continues -- a family business for your family to enjoy. "A Taste of Country" represents an inviting setting with fresh, wholesome products. Enjoy the green grass, fresh air, a fantastic view and friendly, helpful people.
Corn Maze (12 acres) with 4 separate mazes within - hidden checkpoints along the way. Also wagon rides, pumpkin patch. Open for group visits - please call ahead to schedule.
Originally the Loosen Family Homestead, this 160 year old, 80-acre Homestead is Located in the Heart of the Kettle Moraine. The Farm has been transformed into a unique destination on Special Event Weekends. Enjoy a unique Rustic Marketplace indoors & out featuring artists and farmers presenting their goods in a natural setting. Visitors are in awe to see the creativity and inspiration flowing! Hours 9 am - 4 pm. Free Parking/Admission. 2016 Special event weekends: June 4th & 5th, September 17th & 18th, and October 15th & 16th.
Homestead Animal Farm offers fun and entertainment for the whole family - with an interactive corn maze, friendly farm animals and baby chicks, hayrides, children's play area, homegrown pumpkins, gourds, squash, and many other fall decorations. Open to the public October 1st to October 31st Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am - 6 pm. Groups and field trips available by appointment weekdays May thru August and also late September thru October. Watch for details on our Summer Day Camps!
Hsu Ginseng Enterprises Inc. is a world leader in the farming and marketing of American ginseng. Tour their beautiful gardens and visit the world headquarters located in Wausau. Visit the website or stop in to visit the store. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
Hums of Faith Suri Alpaca farm is a family farm raising beautiful Suri Alpacas in NE Wisconsin. Our location about 35 miles north of Green Bay gives people easy access to visit us, meet our alpacas and shop in our store. We are proud to offer Made in USA products, many of which are made right here in Wisconsin where they earn the "Something Special in Wisconsin" logo. Alpacas are "green" livestock, requiring easy care. We offer in-store sales of merchandise as well as on line convenience. Besides wearing apparel, we stock alpaca yarn made from the gift of fleece from our herd. Mill spun and hand spun yarn are in stock in natural colors and fashion dyed yarns. Spinning-ready fibers and raw fiber are in stock, and we can help you get started spinning your own yarn with Spinolution wheels. A big part of our enjoyment is helping others get into raising alpacas for pets, fiber animals or herd building by sales of our animals. Come visit us in person and meet the alpacas; or look us up online. Thank you for your interest in and support of Wisconsin Agriculture.
The season begins in early spring with greenhouse plants (vegetable and bedding flower plants) and asparagus. Early summer brings your pick your own strawberries and peas. For the rest of the summer you can pick your own raspberries, blueberries, and green beans. Jelli's Market also grows sweet corn, tomatoes, cucumbers and many other garden vegetables. All of our crops are sold in their farm store, where you can also purchase their own Angus beef, pork, chickens and eggs. In the Fall you can also select pumpkins and apples. In addition to meats and produce, there are games and entertainment for kids of all ages, plus a walking trail, farm animals to see, group tours, and much more.
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. Sweet Corn Fest held the second weekend in August 10 am to 6 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Event held rain or shine. 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. We'll see you at the Pumpkin Farm!
One-of-a-kind rustic ambiance for weddings, retreats and all-occasion events. Just 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 the cottage, log cabins or the suites in our 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 on 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 two 18 basket disc golf courses. We sell a trail pass for folks who want to access our outdoor activities during the day.
A "must see" farmstead ice cream shop where the ice cream is processed with milk right from the Kelley family farm. Karen Kelley, the family creamsmith, will delight you with familiar AND unique flavors. You'll find all time traditional favorites like Whitewash Vanilla, Udderly Comforting Chocolate and Leo's Butter Pecan. Be adventurous and try a one-of-a-kind flavor like Karen's Crazy Cake, Maple Bacon or Carmel Slow Moving Vehicle Turtle. Select one of several signature sundaes such as the Farmers Wife sundae. Come and sample any tantalizing flavor as Kelley Country Creamery offers over 300 seasonal and specialty flavors. Members of the Kelley family will give you a warm welcome and you'll feel right at home when you have a seat in a high-back rocker, savor your ice cream, and gaze down at the cattle grazing in their green pastures. You won't get an ice cream experience like this anywhere else. . . it truly is a memory maker. Voted best ice cream in America by Good Morning America in July of 2013!
Manufacturers of pure organic maple syrup in the heart of the Kickapoo Valley, Wisconsin's unglaciated area. Visitors welcome during sugaring season. Organic certified maple syrup, maple cream, and maple sugar candy are single ingredient products made of 100% pure maple syrup from the sap of wild maple trees. During the concentration process many trace minerals are concentrated to form over 50 anti-oxidant compounds, making maple the world's healthiest of all natural sweeteners.
80 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 10 am-7 pm.
Since 1955, the Lautenbach family has been planting, harvesting and producing quality fruit products in Door County, Wisconsin. Situated on 100 acres of blossoming orchards and lush vineyards, the family estate is home to a winery, cider mill and farm market. Established in 1985, the winery resides in a restored dairy barn and produces most of its award-winning wines from fruits grown on the property. Estate-grown fruits include cherries, apples, grapes, raspberries, and pears. Several styles of wine are offered for complimentary tasting and purchase, ranging from dry to sweet, pure fruit and grape varietals, in addition to sparkling and spiced. The spacious farm market offers hundreds of Door County and Wisconsin-made products, featuring the popular tart Montmorency cherry. Also available is fresh bakery, artisan cheese, jam, salsa, pie filling, wine accessories and more. Bob Lautenbach currently owns and operates Orchard Country Winery & Market with his daughters Carrie Lautenbach-Viste and Erin Lautenbach.
We offer family fun activities, including a corn Maze and pumpkin patch, to celebrate life and create lasting memories.
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. The Wolf Family is passionate about providing people from all walks of life fun on the farm, and building strong children and families. They proudly support two local charities whose missions are to build healthy children and families: Children's Miracle Network and The Hannah Center.
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, and then it's 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. Because this is an active, operating farm - visitors get to see planting, harvesting, cows calving, and all other aspects of farm life. Once a month from May thru Sept., join in the "Farm Flavors" farm dinner series. Experience a 3-5 course fancy dinner on location, accompanied by a special farm presentation. Reservations are required. To learn about farming, food and conservation, while having fun doing it, plan your trip to the Meuer Farm today!
Llamas are extreme athletes that can carry all of your gear while you enjoy the hiking trails of Western WI. Our llamas are well trained and kid friendly. Let our llamas lighten your load while you enjoy the great outdoors.
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 their famous caramel apples. Pick your own apples also available. Located 1 mile south of Cedar Mall on Hwy SS in beautiful Rice Lake.
Visit a 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! Guided tour with information about pigs, cows, goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, rabbits, ducks, geese, donkeys and more farm animals! Activities include 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! Also on site: Olde 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, they also sell light lunch items. Fall guests visit the Pumpkin Patch to pick your own FREE pumpkin. Mulberry Lane Farm also hosts weddings - a clean, authentic country venue. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
Munson Bridge Winery is located in central Wisconsin and offers a unique perspective on wine tasting. As a fruit winery they try to use locally harvested and fresh fruit whenever possible. The winery hosts music, Festivals and weddings during the summer months. There's always something new at Munson Bridge! Events include Music nights during the summer months, Harvest Fest in October, and Christmas Open House.
Nelson and Pade, Inc.® has been growing in soilless systems in controlled environment greenhouses for over 30 years. We promote and cultivate success in aquaponics food production to help fill the global demand for sustainably grown, premium quality fish and vegetables. Our Montello Fresh™ lettuce, herbs, veggies and fancy greens are sold at our onsite farmer's market stand, Monday thru Friday, 8AM to 5PM. Fresh, whole tilapia is also available by order. Tours are available to the public on Fridays at 1PM. Private and group tours are available by appointment.
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 pioneer heritage of the region. Historic 1890's pioneer log homestead, nature areas and trails, heritage farm museum, cabin rental, special events - classes - programs. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
Welcome to a time-travel 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 Farms you can put on a pair of wooden barn shoes and help the farmer or farm wife do chores and more. 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 agricultural activities and crafts. The Clausing Barn Café serves light fare and is a great spot for a barn wedding. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
On Twin Lakes is a 3rd generation farm family that offers grass fed beef, vegetables, sweet corn, pumpkins and vegetables when in season. They also have an event barn for hosting weddings and other events as well as horse camping and sleigh rides.
Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy is the largest single family owned dairy in Wisconsin. The farm was established back in 1946 when John Pagels father Carl Pagel borrowed the money from a neighbor to buy the farm. Since then the farm has stayed in the family and is thriving with many generations to come! Take a tour of the Ponderosa and learn all about the latest innovations in milk production (735 - 750 cows are milked per hour!) and alternative energies. Watch the milk from our cows go to our newly added cheese production plant to create a variety of cheeses. Pagels' Ponderosa will host Breakfast on the Farm in Kewaunee County on June 19th 2016. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
Pearce's Farm Stand is located on the corner of County F and Hwy 67 midway between Williams Bay and Fontana. Four family generations own and operate our farm. We strive to grow, harvest and deliver fresh quality produce. Our farm stand is open mid-July through October daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We offer homegrown vegetables, local honey, Amish jams, relishes and so much more. We are best known for our "Super Sweet" sweet corn and our amazing varieties of pumpkins. We also offer fresh, made on site donuts and kettle corn on the weekends. Our Fall Festival takes place the third weekend in September with free music, free cooked corn on the cob and free hayrides to the pumpkin patch. There is a free outdoor activity area for the kids including our famous jumping bales. Come check us out for quality produce and stay for the family fun!
The Pierce County Fair is the premier event of Summer; our facilities and programming will serve to present a year-round venue showcasing our strong agricultural heritage with the best in entertainment, education, competition and commerce, in an atmosphere of excitement and fun. Our motto is to create memories that transcend generations. Pierce County Fair - the place where rural and urban life meet. This year's Fair is August 11-14, 2016. To learn more about the Fair visit our website at www.co.pierce.wi.us/fair
Our farm has been in the family since 1865 as a dairy farm. In 1996 we sold our dairy cows and ventured off in a different direction. Today we have over 100 full chilean show llamas currently gracing our pastures. Fall activities: corn maze, petting zoo, haunted house, egg collecting.
Farm-Stay B&B, Summer Day Camp, Pumpkin Patch, and Educational Farm Tours. Milk a goat, cuddle a kid, collect eggs, and enjoy the countryside. Close to State bike trails, Mississippi River, and wineries. Handmade goat milk soaps and lotions.
A family owned and operated 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 their pine forest. A Wisconsin winery proud to make Wisconsin wine
Experience the day-to-day operations of a dairy farm first-hand. Walk through the calf barns, free-stall barn and parlor and see where we store our milk, feed and manure. Roden Barnyard Adventures also offers "Barnyard Buddies" area, similar to a petting zoo, where the kids (and adults) can pet and feed the animals. Check out the website for info on day camps, parties, and events. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
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.
What is a 'Kiwi' from New Zealand and a Hawaiian doing in Wisconsin? Passionate about family and nature, we are home. And in the spirit of inventiveness, we've coupled Wisconsin winters with summer lavender to create a truly unique experience. Breathe life into your day and join us on the Farm! Experience home grown lavender and lavender products.
Rural Arts Roadtrip is the 2nd weekend in October each year. It is a self-guided local art and food event primarily in Calumet County, WI. Meander along the 11 host sites with 80 artists represented. View artist demos, enjoy rustic roads, and savor local foods. Bring your coolers to take home grass-fed beef, cage free chicken, artisan cheese and honey, pure maple syrup, apples and more. Eclectic artists include glass blowing; stained, leaded, etched, and enameled glass; fiber arts; hand-painted yarn, handspun yarn, felted as well as woven apparel and household furnishings; wood art, chainsaw carving, scroll and hand carving, rustic furniture, barn-board art. Pottery, quilting, leatherwork, painting, metal art, jewelry, handmade soaps and more.
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, rBGH-free 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! Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
Schairer's Autumn Acres offers Fall Fun for Everyone! 7 acre corn maze with 3.2 miles of trails, including 10 checkpoints, corn maze trivia, smartphone games, and GPS characters - Wagon Rides, Pumpkin Picking, apple products, apple cider, Petting Zoo, Apple Launcher, Bale Fort, Children's Play Area and Concessions available on site - Open Friday through Sunday, mid-September through October. School trips available Monday through Friday - call for appointment.
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.
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!
Visit this hidden gem - Wisconsin's State Agriculture, Nelson Dewey Wisconsin's first governor's home site, and rural village. Learn about turn-of-century farming and see a large collection of antique implements including the oldest tractor in North America, explore the facets of life on a Wisconsin family farm in the early 1900's. Come visit us on one of our special events. Field Trips and bus tours are welcome. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.
We proudly do things the way God and nature intended. Our TRULY pastured animals produce meat and eggs that are tastier and more nutritious. We offer pasture raised chicken, turkey and pork whose diets are supplemented with organic feed FREE of chemicals, medications and GMO's. "Naturally" raised/fed CANNOT claim the same. Our Icelandic sheet produce a gourmet lamb without grain, and their naturally colored fleeces, are great for spinning or felting. We also produce raw, filtered, non-medicated honey. Our products, and those of local artisans, can be purchased in our farm store. We host an Open House in the spring and fall, with demonstrations, tours and additional vendors. E-mail or call us to be added to our list for updates, store hours, ordering or to schedule a visit. Be sure to visit and "Like" our Facebook page and our website.
Unique greenhouse open year round. In the spring they offer annual and perennial bedding plants. Summer brings field grown hostas, daylilies and sweet corn. With autumn comes mums and a scavenger hunt corn maze. Christmas season offers fresh trees, wreaths and garland with a variety of gifts and ornaments. The quaint gift shop is also open year round and features local artisans and locally made wine.
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.
The Meier Inn is truly a wonderful Bed & Breakfast, nestled on 40 acres of peaceful land. The charming front porch is the perfect place to enjoy a 3-course breakfast using food largely raised on the very land you see. Enjoy an evening relaxing on the back stone patio, sipping coffee around the pergola or relaxing by a fire in the chiminea, under the stars. We invite you to take a walk on the trails in our woods, where you may be visited by the friendly cat Oscar, or watch the grass fed cattle grazing on the rolling hills. The Meier Inn is a Bed & Breakfast that absolutely makes you feel at home. Whether you curl up with one of the numerous books offered to you in the sunroom, prefer to sit beside the European style, soap-stone fireplace in the inviting living room or choose to relax in your uniquely decorated bedroom, you will not be disappointed. Artisan bread is made fresh daily and homemade cookies before bed will complete your home away from home feeling. Any season you choose to visit will instantly become your favorite! Spring brings blooming new life, with calves frolicking in the pastures. Summer offers an abundance of growing fruits and vegetables, with trees so lush, they appear to be painted on rolling hills. Fall will truly delight you with colors you could only dream of and brisk days just right for walking the trails. Winter will leave you feeling as though you are living out the scene in a snow globe, peaceful and breathtaking. No matter when you come, you will be treated with the utmost care of a prized guest and most certainly leave as a friend.
15 acre corn maze, 13 acre pumpkin patch, horse drawn wagon rides, farm animals, tractor tire playground, giant tube slides, fall foods.
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.
Let the good times pop like corks all year round. Vetro's fine wines begin at the vine in Jefferson. Sit, Sip and Savor the flavorful wines like Wap-atu-e, Nun on the Run or Lil Sassy Strawberry (chocolate strawberry). Don't forget to sample the Original Wine Slushie. A peaceful location and unique environment with a captivating view. Stroll through the gift shop to find one of a kind items for wine lovers. Every 3rd Saturday of January is the Winter Blues Bazaar benefiting Special Olympics. In honor of the growing honey industry we will be hosting a honey festival. Be sure to attend "Buzz Fest" on August 20, 2016. On the 2nd Saturday in October we host the annual "Run for Grapes" 5k benefiting
The oldest licensed Wisconsin specializing in many grape varieties. Tour the barrel vaults and production facility. Taste over 30 varieties of carefully produced Double Gold & Gold Medal winning wines.
The Warrens Cranberry Festival - a tradition for more than 40 years. Giant arts, crafts, antique and flea market, cranberry marsh tours & parade. Held annually at the end of September. 2016 Dates: September 23 - 25, 2016.
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.
Whistler's Knoll - a Vineyard with Character. The refurbished barn adds character and charm. Located only minutes west of Appleton. Whistler's Knoll is available by appointment for Rustic Barn Weddings, Corporate Events, and Private Parties. Check our website for upcoming Wood Fired Pizza Nights, Wine Pairing Dinners, and numerous Educational Workshops all open to the public.
Featuring a 10-acre corn maze, 7-acre u-pick pumpkin patch, and wagon rides. Kids will enjoy the play area with bouncy house, kid-friendly activities and a petting zoo. Concessions, treats, and fire pits available. Fall decorations and vegetables available seasonally. Haunted House, haunted hay-wagon rides and haunted Corn Maze last few weekends in October (if you dare!) Wilke's is open mid-September through October - 7 days a week. Visit the website for hours and special events. Call to make arrangements for school groups.
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. Check website for hours.
The 2016 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, Aug. 4 - Sunday, Aug. 14. The fair offers a unique experience to all who attend and is an exceptional value with 30 FREE entertainment stages, exciting rides and games in SpinCity, thousands of animals, endless family activities, events, contests, vendors and culinary delights. For the most up-to-date information, "stick with us" at WiStateFair.com or /WiStateFair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and /theWIFair on YouTube.
Wormfarm Institute is dedicated to integrating culture and Agriculture along an urban-rural continuum. Host an annual "Live Culture Convergence" - known as Fermentation Fest.