Your Farm-Stand Fix: A Guide to Farm Stands and Stores in Central Illinois

Where can you go to get local food straight off the farm?

Check out the following locations that boast on-farm stores and stands where you can purchase local food even when the farmer's markets aren't in session.

Note: Some of the farm-stands are only open seasonally. It is wise to call ahead to confirm the hours of operation.

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Apple Creek Herb Farm

Kathy Shepard

141 Union Rd.

Waverly, IL 62692


April - October

Wednesday- Saturday 10am – 5pm

Appleridge Produce Farm

Keith Kuerth

114 Boulder

Gridley, IL 61744


7am-7pm during season

Braffet Berry Farm

Peggy Braffet

9010 E 2250 North Rd

Carlock, IL 61725


Monday – Sunday, 7am - 6pm

Browns Produce Farm

David and Kathy Brown

304 Brown St.

Bloomington, IL 61704


Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am-4pm

Crump Family Gardens

Bryan or Bob and Joann

10396 E 2100 North Rd

Carlock, IL 61725



Monday-Friday 9am-7pm,

Saturday-Sunday 9am-5:30pm

Dearing Country Farms

Brad Dearing

16410 N 800 East Rd.

Bloomington, Il 61705


Farmstand open 24/7

Eberlins Orchard

Aaron Eberlin

RR1 Box 59

Golden Eagle, IL 62036


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm

Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup

Debby or Stephen M. Funk

5257 Old Route 66

Shirley, IL 61722


Open seasonally March-August

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm

Gail’s Pumpkin Patch

Gail Apelsasse

1709 2000th Ave

Beason, IL 62512


September 1- October 31

Sunday-Friday 1pm-5:30pm, Saturday 10am-5:30pm

R&R Hydroponics

Rose Mary Garret

39276 State Highway 107

Chambersburg, IL 62323


24/7 May through August: honor system

Jefferies Orchard

Pam Jefferies

1016 Jefferies Rd.

Springfield, IL 62707


Monday-Saturday 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm

J&W Produce Patch

Joe Weishaar

2426 E 100 North Rd

Pana, Il 62557


June thru October, 7am-7pm

Kilgus Farmstead

Matt Kilgus

6799 N. 2150 E. Rd

Fairbury, IL 61739


Monday-Saturday 7am-6pm

Mulberry Lane Farm

Helen E. Aardsma

414 N. Mulberry Street

Loda, IL 60948


Monday-Saturday 8am-8pm

Parkes Family Produce

John Parkes

9248 State Route 125

Pleasant Plains, IL 62677


Winter Hours: Sept 1 - May 31 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3pm - 6pm,

Saturday 9am - 4pm

Summer Hours: June 1 - Aug 30 Monday-Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday 9am - 4pm

Ready Farm Market

Cathy or Randy Walls

2869 Woodson Franklin Rd.

Franklin, Il 62638


October-May 10am-4pm

June-September 9am-6pm

7 days a week

Red Barn Heritage Farm

Joe Bartletti

11504 Buckhart Road

Mechanicsburg, IL 62545


May 1st-November 1st

Saturday, Sunday 9am-3pm

Ropp Jersey Cheese

Carol and Ken Ropp

2676 Ropp Rd.

Normal, Il 61761

(309) 452-3641

Monday-Saturday 9am-5:30pm

Closed January-March

Sola Gratia Farm

Traci Barkley, Clay Yapp

2200 South Philo Rd.

Urbana, Il 61801


Monday – Friday, 8 am - 6 pm Weekend times vary.

South Pork Ranch LLC

Donna Oshaughnessy

32796 E. 750 North Rd.

Chatsworth, IL 60921


Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10-5

The 200 Acres and The Great Pumpkin Patch

Mac Condill

1749A CR 1900N

Arthur, IL 61911


September 15 - October 31, 9am-6pm every day

Twin Oak Meats

Tom and Amy Ifft

11197N 2300E Rd.

Fairbury, Il 61739


Monday- Saturday, 7am-7pm


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