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Stop by the produce stand at Bass Farm for a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables available throughout the growing season. Bass Farm is located ten miles south of Carbondale on US-51, near Rustle Hill Winery along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. Bass Farm employs advanced sustainable farming techniques and utilizes little to no chemical additives.

* Overnight guests at one of southern Illinois' luxury cabins or vacation rentals (with kitchenette) may want to incorporate Bass Farm produce into tonight's dinner menu!

Bass Farm
45 Depper Road
Cobden, IL

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Bison Bluff Farm

Bison Bluff Farms consists of over 350 bison roaming on more than 1,000 acres located on Bethel Church Road in Cobden, IL. The bison are grass-fed, supplemented with some grain and minerals, with no chemicals or hormones added.

Meat products available at Bison Bluff Farms include ground bison, bison steaks, roasts, ribs and much more. Ambitious overnight guests at a local cabin may want to consider picking-up fresh ingredients along the trail for cooking a delicious meal back at the cabin.

Bison Bluff Farms
1565 Bethel Church Road
Cobden, IL

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Blueberry Hill Farm Blueberry Hill Farm

Blueberry Hill Farm is located about ten miles south of Carbondale, IL on US-51, across from Bass Farm and near Rustle Hill Winery along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. The farm is open May through July, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, 7 days a week. See harvest times below. Visitors may choose to pick their own berries or select a pre-picked pack.

Strawberries, Blackberries, & Blueberries:  May 10 - June 10
Blackberries & Blueberries:  June 20 - July 31
Red & Black Raspberries:  June 7 - July 14

Blueberry Hill Farm
675 Wrights Crossing Road
Cobden, IL

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Darn Hot Peppers Darn Hot Peppers

Jerry and Carol Jiminez have created one of the most unique and exciting "hot spots" in all of southern Illinois, with Darn Hot Peppers at Rancho Bella Vista outside of Cobden, IL. Stop by their farm store to browse a selection of homemade jams, jellies, spices, rubs and salsas--made from 21 varieties of peppers grown on the farm. Many of the peppers are exotic varieties that you may not have heard of before. See Darn Hot Peppers for details such as growing season for particular peppers. Samples of Darn Hot Peppers original products like Habanero Honey Spread or Toro Bravo Salsa are generally available in the farm store. Your hostess, Carol, will kindly answer all of your questions, meanwhile offering sweet lemonade to offset the heat of the pepper products. Visitors will surely enjoy time spent at Rancho Bella Vista and Darn Hot Peppers.

Darn Hot Pepper Farm Store
825 Vines Road
Cobden, IL

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Echo Valley Orchard


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1386 Orchard Hill Road
Carbondale, IL

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Farmer's Markets Farmer's Markets
Local Farmer's Markets offer high quality, fresh fruits and vegetables in addition to other locally produced items such as flowers and hanging baskets, herbs, baked goods, handmade crafts, and more! There are several open air markets to choose from, including the following:

* Anna: 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday,
located on Hwy 146 at Shawnee College parking lot

* Carbondale: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays
(through November 28, 2009)
West Town Mall

* Carbondale: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays
Town Square, east parking lot

* Cobden: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday,
south Front Street (Old US-51)

* Murphysboro: 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday,
between Walnut and Chestnut Streets

* Pinckneyville: 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, on the square

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Flamm Orchards Flamm Orchards
Open 9am-5pm daily, beginning in May. Featuring a fresh Fruit & Creme Stand serving delicious baked desserts.
  • Strawberries - May - June
  • Apples - August - October
  • Peaches - July through September
  • Fresh Vegetables
  • Jams
  • Honey
Flamm Orchards
760 Old US-51 North
Cobden, IL 62920
618. 893.4241
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Grammer Orchards Grammer Orchards
144 Peach Road
Carbondale, IL
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Kosmic Acres Stables

Kosmic Acres Stables is located along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail and Illinois Route 127 in Alto Pass, IL. At Kosmic Acres Stables guests can enjoy year round horseback riding. Trail available rides for small groups. By appointment only.

For details and reservations, contact Kosmic Acres Stables.

Kosmic Acres Stables
P.O. Box173
Alto Pass, IL

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Lick Creek Beef

100% Grass-Fed & Finished Beef, raised from start-to-finish without:

  • Antibiotics
  • Growth Hormones
  • Chemical Fertilizers
  • Pesticides
  • Herbicides

"Our goal is to produce a high quality beef in a sustainable environment." - J Buchheit Farm

Lick Creek Beef
75 S Lick Creek Road
Buncombe, IL

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Lipe Orchards Lipe Orchards

Lipe Orchards
3925 South Illinois Avenue
Carbondale, IL

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McNitt Growers

McNitt Growers is located next to Kite Hill Vineyards, along the Shawnee Hill Wine Trail outside of Carbondale, IL. McNitt Growers is a wholesaler of produce, supplying local retailers like the Neighboorhood Co-Op of Carbondale, IL with strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and other fresh fruits and vegetables. McNitt Growers is not typically open to direct consumers, however, interested parties should speak up.

McNitt Growers
78 Oak Ridge Lane
Carbondale, IL

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Mileur Orchard
  • Peaches - July 4th - mid-September
  • Apples - September into October
  • Nectarines and White Peaches also available!

    Monday - Saturday:  9am - 5pm
    Sunday:  Noon - 5pm

Mileur Orchard I-72 Mileur Orchard Rd. | Murphysboro, IL 62958 | 618.687.3663

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Rendleman Orchards Rendleman Orchards

Re-Opening July  2010

Established in 1873, Rendleman Orchards is one of southern Illinois oldest producers of peaches, nectarines, apples and vegetables. Produce grown at Rendleman Orchards has been shipped to commercial markets within the Midwest for 137 years and counting. Rendleman Orchards is located along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail in Alto Pass, IL. At the Rendleman Farm Store, visitors can purchase homemade jams, jellies, vegetables and exclusive gift items.

Open seasonally, July through December.

Rendleman Orchards, Inc.
9680 State Hwy 127 N
Alto Pass, IL
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