Hours & News

UPDATED  August 12, 2020 

  Open for pyo : Apples,  elderberries,blackberries, aronia berries.    Thursday, & Saturday; 8-12:30 

  Also pre picked red raspberries   Thursday, & Saturday  8-12:30 

The late blueberry varieties  need more time to ripen , watch for updates

Elderberries ready now,
Makes the worlds best Jam, Jelly and syrup  and healthy too !

Red Free  Apples now ready for PYO 

Aronia berries are healthful and easy to harvest now

Note; our restaurant is not open this season.

   call  515 382 5138 for information about availability directions, and weather.

We expect customers to observe health and safety guidelines, physical distancing and wearing masks at checkout is recommended.

We offer pick-your-own or ready picked fruits and berries in season. No admission charge, containers provided

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.

Notice that road construction on US 30 will affect ; Us 30 intersection at S14 (620th ) also called SW 3rd  

Look for bright orange signs ;  ACCESS    TO BERRY PATCH  

 turn south on 610th, left 1 mile on Maple ( East), then 4 miles south on 620th .

then left 3/4 mi. on 280th st to BERRY PATCH