Choose from Three Options
- $18 for admission for four ($36 value)
- $10 for admission for two ($18 value)
- $26 for admission for six ($54 value)
Kellers Farmstand celebrates fall with an array of activities including hay rides and a corn maze. From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as Columbus Day, from September 19 to October 31, guests can navigate the winding maze cut through a 13-acre cornfield. Small children or the easily disoriented might opt for the simpler straw or rope mazes instead or eschew confusing paths altogether and check out the farm’s animal barn and large play area with clamber-ready fixtures shaped like pirate ships, castles, trains, and tractors. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult, and children 3 years old or younger are free. A pick-your-own pumpkin patch and freshly made apple cider donuts are also available for an extra cost.
Keller's Farmstand was established only 25 years ago, but its roots run all the way back to the 19th century. Since emigrating from Bavaria in the mid-1800s, the Kellers have produced four generations of green-thumbed farmers, most of whom answered to the name Frank. It was during the reign of Franks I and II that the Kellers' first roadside produce stand opened, and the family's crop of grapes, raspberries, and potatoes helped their homestead survive the Great Depression. In the 1960s, brothers Frank III and Ray took over their father's farm and expanded the scope with corn, soybeans, oats, and hay grown on fields in Plainfield and Oswego. In 1991, Frank IV opened his first vegetable kiosk, and Kellers Farmstand was officially inaugurated.
These days, the three farmstands are open during the spring, summer, and fall, welcoming guests with fresh-picked seasonal offerings and annual harvest festivals. Depending on the location and the time of year, guests might find heirloom-tomato plants and flowers in finely wrought hanging baskets, ears of the family's specialty sweet corn, or homegrown pumpkins, gourds, and winter squashes. Their news page keeps shoppers up-to-date on the latest goings-on, with regular updates on flower sales, rain delays, recipes, and more.