Taste a Modern Tradition
Wednesday, August 22nd
As Pete Ecker used to say, "they're growing on the fence posts!" It's a bumper crop and we can't wait to show you! Our Orchard Market with open on Wednesday, August 22nd to mark the beginning of the 2018 apple season. We'll have caramel apples and those amazing apple pies you've been missing since Christmas!
Darwin Stubby Sideshow
Sunday, September 9th - 10am to 6pm
FREE ADMISSION - Dress up! Get weird and wonderful at this year's Darwin Stubby Sideshow! We'll have music by The Tinglers,
Todd's Ribs, fire spinning, and face painting. Costume contest winner announced at 4:00. Can't think of a creative costume? No problem: pick the 5 weirdest pieces of clothing you own and wear them all!
The orchard is home to 20 apple cultivars ranging in tastes, textures, and subtle flavors. We are dedicated to growing our apple crop sustainably using integrated pest management techniques to achieve the highest quality of fruit. Our 2018 crop is Tru-Earth Certified.
Ecker's also features a handicap accessible, John Deere train, the Honeycrisp Express, an apiary, observational bee hive, morel mushrooms in the spring, blueberries in the summer, and Wisconsin peaches in the fall. Home to Hog's Back Brew Farm, Ecker's Apple Farm is now a must-stop craft beer destination open on weekends June through October.
Come walk our orchard rows; pick-your-own apples each September. Take in the fall colours with family and friends. Our orchard market is open daily each fall, brimming with specialty foods, our gourmet caramel, and our scratch apple pies. The orchard is our labour of love, please be part of it with us.