In agriculturally diverse Wisconsin, Walworth and Jefferson counties offer a plethora of learning and recreational
opportunities to support, appreciate, and sustain local farms. From growers to breweries, corn mazes to orchards,
there’s a little something for everyone. Choose your ag-venture at any or all of these farms or agricultural businesses.
This form of Americana folk art continues to pop up on more and more barns. Take a drive around the beautiful countryside to spot out these quilts.
Home to the largest and longest continually registered Guernsey herd in the United States.
Plan on hand milking a cow, petting and feeding many farm animals, and an antique driven hayride to the fields to see corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa.
Learn about native plant species found in prairie and savanna ecosystems and the history and future development dreams for the Preserve.
Pick Your Own!
Apple & Pumpkin Picking at Apple Barn
This is the best place for all things fall: apple and pumpkin picking, kettle corn, hot cider and apple cider donuts, and a pine forest maze.
Apple Picking at Quednow’s Heirloom Apple Orchard
Have fun apple picking at this lovely orchard during a beautiful fall weekend. With an award winning cider, you’re sure to make your taste buds happy! Open weekends from 10-5p.
Explore the farm, eat good food, and pick out your favorite pumpkins. When help is abundant, they offer haunted hayrides and a haunted corn maze.
Strawberry Picking at Warm Belly Farms
Grab your 1 gallon bucket from the Warm Belly staff and go to town pickin’ these hydroponic strawberries any time of the year.
Choose and Cut Your Own Christmas Tree at Cold Spring Tree Farm
Snag your favorite tree for the holidays and maybe even purchase a fresh wreath! Family-friendly. Perfect place to start your yearly tradition.
Open May and September, this flower boutique offers mums, compost, pumpkins, straw bales, and corn shocks. Bring the kiddos to meet their goats and barn kitties!
Petting Zoo & Corn Maze at Busy Barn Adventure Farms
Jump on a hayride, pick a pumpkin, cuddle the new babies in the barn, conquer the corn maze, and stroll through the sunflower field.
📸: Duesterbeck’s Brewing Company
Sip & Dine
Farm to Tap Craft Brews at Duesterbeck’s Brewing Company
This microbrewery sits on 150 year old farmland. With 33 beers on tap and soft pretzels bigger than your head, you won’t go hungry or thirsty!
Wine Flight at Staller Estate Winery
Enjoy wine tastings with charcuterie, tours of their winery and vineyard, and a peek into their gorgeous barrel cellar.
Wood-Fired Pizza at Sprouting Acres Farm
Enjoy wood-fired pizza from May through October on the 1st and 3rd Sundays from 2:30-8. Eat in the Blue Barn, Hoophouse, or on a blanket.
Meat selections that’s fresh and out-of-this-world, new product and recipe samples, Dairy Bar, and local Wisconsin favorites.
Unique shopping from Amish farms all over the country: farm raised beef, rolled butter, natural & organic bulk foods, honey, & gluten free products.
The Fuzzy Pig is a hand renovated barn lovingly converted into a distinct Country Mall. Located on 160-acre Kraus Family Farm, enjoy Whitewater’s beautiful countryside and get things for yourself AND your home/farm pets!
Enjoy farmers, artisans, food trucks, craft beer, and community. Tuesdays 4-6/7p May-Oct. and Saturdays 10-12p Nov-April.
Grab locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, and hand crafted items Saturdays 8-12p May-Oct.
A vibrant Saturday market serving Jefferson County’s communities with produce, bakery, artisan crafts, soaps, jewelry, honey, and much more! Open 8-12p May-Oct.