Hours & News

Updated: Sunday, October 23, 2016. 

Hours - Monday - Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Open  Sunday 1-5PM

We offer Pick Your own or ready picked fruits and berries in season.
Our family farm sells what we grow,  for 50 years. Prices are posted
and information on how to pick and recipes are always available.
Snacks, fresh bakery goods weekends or by request. Restrooms, parking,
and picnic areas.

 Looking for a low-key farm experience?
Free hayrides saturday 10-4 and sunday 1-4. Admission is always free. Just a friendly (real) farm atmosphere, not scary, not a carnival on the farm. 
See the video just posted on our Facebook  page of typical hayride.

Special hayrides and tours available for your group, call 515-450-8736.

Apples - Many varieties are available now!

Limited quantities of red raspberries available now.

Pumpkins available now, 5 Acres, all sizes and shapes. 
Ask about a carload ,van load, pickup load... bring your family! Save some money, pick-your-own only.

The Fall green beans are ready to harvest now, tender and tasty. Get them now before the next frost.

We furnish containers.

No pets allowed.

The Berry Patch Farm is about 25 miles northeast of Des Moines and about 14 miles east southeast of Ames see Directions in left column.

Markets & CSAs: 

  • Ames:Tuesdays at Farm to Folk
  • Iowa Food Coop Thursdays, 4944 Franklin, Des Moines, call to order
  • Des Moines: Downtown Market 8-12.129 Court Ave,north side of street
  • Ames downtown farmers market 9-12 west end of main street at Wheatsfield Coop