Farm fresh produce, U-Pick fruits and vegetables, and family fun!

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Stade's Farm and Market

Farm fresh produce,  U-Pick fruits and vegetables, and       family fun!

Farm InfoFarm & Market

Welcome to Stade’s Farm and Market

Stade’s Farm & Market is located in scenic McHenry County approximately 50 miles Northwest of Chicago. Stade’s grows fresh fruits and vegetables that are marketed directly to consumers through our Farm Market.

Monthly Highlights in the Market

Throughout the summer and into fall our farm is also popular for u-pick fruits and vegetables including strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, apples, and pumpkins.

Beginning Saturday, September 9, 2017, (Farmtractions Theme Park will be open weekends only.  The theme park includes a petting zoo, corn maze, giant slides, hayrides, (when pumpkins are ready to pick) and a large variety of unique attractions. Our fall festival Shades of Autumn is a harvest time extravaganza featuring 30+ farm-related attractions, pumpkin picking, great food and lots of fun.

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Hours and Location


MARKET HOURS ARE 9:00 am – 5:00 pm DAILY

We accept all forms of payment except American Express.

The farm property closes promptly at 5:00 pm.

We are located at:
3709 Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60051

Stade’s Farm is a smoke-free environment for the health of our guests, staff, and animals. Visitors are required to extinguish all smoking materials (including e-cigarettes etc.) before entering the farm grounds.

Dogs (and other pets/animals) are prohibited on the farm grounds with the exception of certified service dogs. Please be mindful of the dangers associated with leaving pets in your vehicle while visiting our farm.


Stade's Farm and Market


OPENING DAY is Friday, May 26, 2017 @ Stade's Farm and Market
May 26 – Dec 23 all-day

Opening Day 2017 is Friday, May, 26th!

We are still busy planning and preparing for this year! We have been cleaning and repairing, studying and learning new things, attending conferences, ordering seed, trimming our apple trees, organizing our thoughts and creatively planning additions to the farm property!

We have some exciting events coming up this year! Mark your calendars and join for the Acres of Hope 5k/10K Run, (July 29) Annual Tractors Charity Show, (Sept. 9 – 10) Classic Car Show, (Sept. 16 – 17) Fourth Annual Arts and Crafts Sale (Sept. 23 – 24). Stade’s eight week long Shades of Autumn Fall Festival begins on September 9, 2017, and ends on October 29, 2017.


Be sure to check the weather before you come to visit us!

Most of the activities at Stade’s Farm and Market occur outside. If you are planning a visit for our u-pick fruits and vegetables or farm attractions please check the forecast first, as we do sometimes need to close unexpectedly and cease outdoor activities due to inclement weather. Our Market will always remain open, (9 am – 6 pm) even when the outdoor activities close due to unpleasant weather.

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Market Hours

Stade’s Farm Market is open 9 am – 5 pm daily through December 23rd.

You will find cold weather veggies like squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes and delicious tree-ripened apples along with many other special items and gifts.

Think of Stade’s for Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations too!

Our Bakery will offer fresh Apple Cider Donuts, freshly baked pies, and breads, available on Saturdays and Sundays only. Special orders are always welcome by calling 815-675-6396.

Call today and place your special order for our delicious holiday pies and Christmas cookies. Deadline for all special order Christmas/Holiday bakery is December 14, 2017.

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Farmtractions Theme Park


Stade’s Farm Market is open daily through December 23, 2017
In addition to all the delicious, homegrown vegetables and fruit offered for purchase, there are many other products available in our Market.
The Market is filled with many different specialty products; including; salsas, jams, pickles, pie fillings, cheeses, bread, soups and dessert mixes, GF products, raw honey produced on the farm and much, much more.
We will have a large selection of gift items in our country store during the months of November and December. Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations, quilts, baskets and handmade items will be available. Think Stade’s for your holiday shopping.
You can order fresh bakery, (pies, breads, and Christmas cookies) for the upcoming holidays by calling 815-675-6396. Deadline for all special order bakery items is December 14, 2017.


View our Produce Calendar for a full list of the crops we grow in chronological order as to when they are available to our customers.

Produce Calendar


Plan ahead! Mark the pies and Christmas Cookies off your list by calling the Market AT 815-675-6396 today and place your holiday bakery order. Deadline for all special order Christmas/Holiday bakery orders is December 14, 2017.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide nutritious homegrown farm products and unique wholesome family entertainment at reasonable prices to our local and surrounding communities.

Come visit us to find out more about our unique farm and market or call us at 815-675-6396 if you have any questions. We hope to see you soon!