Stade's Farm and Market

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


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

Farm InfoU-PICK & Market Info

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.

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 8, 2018, (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 – 6:00 pm DAILY

We accept all forms of payment except American Express.

Last admission sales to U-PICK and farm attractions (both Summer and Fall) is at 5:00 pm

We reserve the right to close for inclement weather to protect our customers and employees.

The farm property closes promptly at 6:00 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


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.

humidity: 100%
wind: 3mph WSW
H 69 • L 69
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Please check our Facebook for last minute updates and picking availability (this website is updated once daily). THANK YOU!


U-PICK is CLOSED on MONDAY, JULY, 16, 2018.


We will reopen on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, @ 9:00 am with Raspberries, Green Beans, and Sugar Snap Peas available.

When applicable – U-PICK is OPEN 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (last entrance to the field).

Please keep in mind that U-PICK is always on a first come, first serve basis.

We encourage you to call the Market at 815-675-6396 to check availability before making the drive to the farm, especially if you are driving a distance. At the very least, please check FACEBOOK updates.

U-PICK STRAWBERRIES ARE SOLD OUT FOR 2018- Thank you for a great season.

Raspberries are only available on some days. We have no way of knowing ahead of time whether or not we will have berries to pick until the day of.


Market Hours are 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

For more information about our farm please visit

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Stade's Farm & Market


We have an excellent selection of beautiful, fresh produce in our Market, Beets, Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Rhubarb, Zucchini and more harvested on our farm and watermelon, cauliflower, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, and lettuce grown on other great farms in the USA!

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.

Bring your family and friends and join us for U-PICK Strawberries & Raspberries and other vegetables, pumpkins, and apples as the year progresses.

Mark your calendar for our special events in the fall, which include: Tractors for Charity, A Classic Car and Truck Show, Arts and Crafts Weekend, Grandparents Day, Military Appreciation and our Sunday Morning Outdoor Worship Services.

We love our customers and look forward to seeing you soon! Have a wonderful Spring!

CLICK HERE for more information.

Fields of Grace Worship Service

Fields of Grace *Outdoor Worship Service at Stade’s

Services are held every Sunday at 10 am through October 28, 2018.

Join “Fields of Grace” for inspiring messages, uplifting worship music, and great fellowship.

Seating, umbrellas, fresh Apple Cider Donuts and coffee are provided during every service.

*In case of inclement weather the service will be under the bandshell.

For more information click here.

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!