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Semi Hands-On: Fresh Picked Sheet Pan Dinners

Belleville, IL
Using fresh ingredients from the farm, we will show you how to create delicious dinners that are perfect for any night. We will demonstrate Teriyaki Salmon, Lemon Chicken with Veggies, Vanilla Maple Apples, and more! We wi... read more

Adult Cooking Class: The Spanish Garden

Belleville, IL
Take a trip to Spain as we enjoy an evening dedicated to fresh Spanish cuisine made with ingredients straight from the garden. Our menu will include Pan Cooked Zucchini and Tomato with Chorizo Sausage, Roasted Pepper Salad... read more

Lunch & Learn: Homegrown and Homemade

Belleville, IL
Summer is in full swing and it’s time taste all the fresh fruits and veggies it has to offer. We will serve Summer Succotash, Poached Chicken with Herbs, and Peach Custard Pie with homemade whip cream. Yum!

Lunch & Learn: Fab Flavors from the Farm

Belleville, IL
Farm fresh is the absolute BEST way to enjoy our favorite fall flavors. Come out and enjoy Apple Herb Pot Pie, Maple Siracha Squash Medley, and Baked Apple with Caramel and Custard.

2018 Millstadt Fun Farm Tickets - PRIVATE EVENTS

Millstadt, IL
Book your company picnic or private event at our Millstadt Farm this Fall. Contact Sarah Lanxon at 618-233-0513 x 2753 for more information.

Christmas in July

Millstadt, IL
We are celebrating Christmas in July by slashing the price of our admission ticket at our Millstadt Farm. Visit Eckert's Millstadt Fun Farm this fall, where you and your kids can be entertained all day. There is even more ... read more

2018 Millstadt Fun Farm Tickets - DONATION

Millstadt, IL
If you are seeking a donation, please fill out the this form and someone will notify you if we are able to donate. Thanks.

2018 Millstadt Fun Farm Admission for September ONLY

Millstadt, IL
Visit Eckert's Millstadt Fun Farm this fall, where you and your kids can be entertained all day. There is even more fun on the weekends. **this particular ticket type is only valid during September**

2018 Millstadt Fun Farm Admission Tickets - $13

Millstadt, IL
Visit Eckert's Millstadt Fun Farm this fall, where you and your kids can be entertained all day. There is even more fun on the weekends.

Wine Class: Wine 101 - Basics of Wine

Belleville, IL
Wine is meant to be fun and relaxing—not daunting! Increase your wine knowledge during this tasting and pairing of 4 wine varieties as we cover how to open, serve and store wines properly. A complementary sample of food wi... read more

New! Hands-On: Make Ahead Dinners

Belleville, IL
Join us for an afternoon of meal-prep the Eckert’s way! This class is perfect for anyone wanting to save a little time during the week but still have delicious meals to serve. Before creating our fast and fresh dishes you ... read more

Wine and Apples in the Orchard

Belleville, IL
We'll begin this ANNUAL FAVORITE by taking a wagon ride to the orchard where we will pair freshly picked apples and wine and sample delicious appetizers.

Mommy & Me: Fall is Here

Belleville, IL
Apples, pumpkins, leaves, oh my! Fall is here! Come out with your little one and help them create an Applelicious Grilled Cheese and a Fall Fruit Float. Then it’s time to take a trip to the orchard and gather a few apples ... read more

Kid’s Class: Harvest Time

Belleville, IL
It’s fall and our farm kitchen is bursting with delicious apples and big orange pumpkins! So let’s get cooking and make an Applelicious Grilled Cheese, Festive Fall Pie, and a Fall Fruit Float. Then it’s time to head out t... read more

Hands-On: Farm Fresh Cooking with Friends

Belleville, IL
Grab a friend and join us for a fun evening of hands-on cooking using our favorite fall fruits and veggies. We will make Mini Apple Burgers, Eckert’s Butternut Squash, Apple, and Onion Pie, and Apple Crisp for One. We will... read more

Lunch & Learn: Farmhouse Soups

Belleville, IL
Warm up this fall with tasty soups using seasonal squash and veggies. Come and enjoy Apple Butter French Onion Soup, Squash and Bean Minestrone, and Apple Brie Soup.

Eat, Drink, and Be Scary

Belleville, IL
No tricks, just treats! Join us for this Halloween-themed wine class! We will sample various wines with Halloween themed labels and scary origins. Wines will be paired with fun and festive lite bites. Costumes optional, FU... read more

Guest Chef: Carol Schlitt - Fall Favorites

Belleville, IL
Carol Schlitt will join us in the Cooking Classroom as she shares her five favorite fall dishes. We will enjoy Spliced Pear Salad, Peachy Pork Picante, Roasted Squash Soup as well as other simple and delicious recipes made... read more

Adult Cooking Class: Oktoberfest

Belleville, IL
A CUSTOMER FAVORITE! German native and culinary staff member, Sabine Vaughn, will showcase her native recipes and beers gathered from her homeland. Come out and join us for an evening of authentic German food, drink, desse... read more

Mommy & Me: Spooky Treats

Belleville, IL
Join us in the classroom as we create some creepy cool recipes that you and your kiddo will love. We will make Graveyard Dip, a Tentacle Pot Pie, and Hoo Goes There? Owl Pop. Recommended for ages 3-5. Ticket only needed fo... read more

Kid’s Class: Yum! That’s Scary Good

Belleville, IL
It’s the spookiest time of the year! We are getting ready for the fun in our cooking classroom by making Graveyard Dip, a Tentacle Pot Pie, Hoo Goes There? Owl Pop, and a Silly Slime Monster. Recommended for ages 5-10.

Princess Tea Party

Belleville, IL
Come one and come all to Eckert’s official Princess Tea Party! Come dressed in your favorite royal attire. We will create fun and fancy decorations and delicious tea time snacks! Recommended for ages 2 to 7 years old.

Wine Class: Wines around the World

Belleville, IL
Take a swirl around the globe with us as we sample mostly dry wines from regions such as the U.S., New Zealand, Chile, Germany, and France. Wines will be paired with an assortment of lite bites.

Mommy & Me: Happy Turkey Day

Belleville, IL
Join us in our classroom as we give thanks and make our own, unique Thanksgiving meal. We will celebrate with a Roasted Turkey Wrap, Stuffing Muffins, and a miniature Cornucopia Fruit Salad. Recommended for ages 3-5. Ticke... read more

Kid’s Class: Give Thanks

Belleville, IL
Celebrate with us as we create a fun and unique version of the classic Thanksgiving dinner. We will make a Roasted Turkey Wrap, Stuffing Muffins, Mini Pumpkin Pie, and a miniature Cornucopia Fruit Salad. Recommended for ag... read more

Lunch & Learn: Sweet and Savory Bites for the Holidays

Belleville, IL
Having go-to appetizer recipes for the holiday season is a must! Join us for a lunch as we try a variety of sweet and savory bites perfect for your next holiday gathering. We will also share some of our favorite tips for t... read more

Hands-On: Holiday Food Gifts

Belleville, IL
Get a jump-start on the holidays! Each guest will create, and take home, five fun and festive gifts that are great for friends and family. We will also share unique ways to package your gifts. All supplies needed for each ... read more

Breakfast with Santa 2018

Belleville, IL
Join us for a meal with Santa on the farm! Children can tell Santa their Christmas wishes. Santa has a special gift for each child. We will capture the moment in a photo of your child with Santa. Reservations are suggested... read more

Guest Chef: Marianne Moore - Favorite Holiday Appetizers

Belleville, IL
Join guest chef Marianne Moore as she shares some of her favorite holiday appetizers that are both simple to create and delicious to eat. We will enjoy a variety of recipes ranging from sweet to savory including - Brie wit... read more

Garden Center Experience: Wreath Decorating

Belleville, IL
We’re getting in the festive afternoon of holiday cookies, cocoa, and wreath decorating! Each guest will create their own ornamented, live wreath using a variety of decorative picks, chosen by you, and a hand-made bow. Thi... read more

Lunch & Learn: Holiday Luncheon

Belleville, IL
It’s the best time of the year for celebrating with friends and family! Join us for a luncheon dedicated to easy but delicious holiday recipes along with tips and tricks to simplify your holiday gatherings.

Breakfast with Santa at Dinnertime

Belleville, IL
Join us for breakfast with Santa on the farm at dinner-time! We know some of you just aren’t morning people, so we are now offering Breakfast with Santa in the evening. The event is exactly like our traditional Breakfast w... read more

Mommy & Me: ‘Twas the Night before Christmas Treats

Belleville, IL
Bring your kiddo in and join us as we create recipes inspired by the classic poem “Twas the Night before Christmas.” We will make a Crunchy Cucumber Tree Snack, Mini Mouse Cookie, and a Red Nosed Reindeer Sandwich. Recomme... read more

Kid's Class: ‘Twas the Night before a Delicious Christmas

Belleville, IL
“Twas the Night before Christmas” is a classic filled with delicious inspiration for our cooking classroom. We will create a Crunchy Cucumber Tree Snack, Mini Mouse Cookie, Red Nosed Reindeer Sandwich, and Sweet Sugar Plum... read more

Wine Class: Holiday Food and Wine

Belleville, IL
We pull out all the stops for this class -- great foods and wines that WOW! Celebrate the finest of the season with us and learn how cheeses, foods, and wines can pair beautifully. We will also share entertaining tips. Hea... read more

Hands-On: Holiday Breads

Belleville, IL
Join us in the Cooking Classroom for a class all about festive holiday breads! We will create two of our favorites - Kuchen Yeast Christmas Tree and Sour Cream Dough Candy Canes, both which are fun to make and delicious. W... read more
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Past Events

Hands-On: Food Truck Style Tacos

Hands-On: Food Truck Style Tacos

Belleville, IL
We’re cooking up some fun with food truck style!  Learn how to put a fun spin on the traditional taco with our Korean Beef Taco and White Fish Taco with Peach Salsa. Guests can try out our favorite chopping gadgets as we make Eckert’s Homemade Salsa and Mexican Street Corn. This class is hands-on...
Saturday, August 18 2018 1:00 PM 4:00 PM

Kid’s Class: After School Snacks

Kid’s Class: After School Snacks

Belleville, IL
Summer is winding down and soon it will be time to start working hard in the classroom. What better way to reward that hard work than some yummy after school snacks? Join us as we create Fruit Pops, Sandwich Sushi, Yummy-Tummy Granola Bars, and Banana-Zucchini Muffins. We will then head out to th...
Sat, Aug 11 2018 1:30 PM Sun, Aug 12 2018 3:30 PM

Mommy & Me: Snack Attack

Mommy & Me: Snack Attack

Belleville, IL
Playing can work up quite an appetite! Bring in your hard worker and join us in the classroom as we make a variety of fun and tasty treats! We will create Fruit Pops, Sandwich Sushi, and Yummy-Tummy Granola Bars. Then it’s time to head out to the farm and pick some tasty treats to take home! Reco...
Fri, Aug 10 2018 9:30 AM Sat, Aug 11 2018 11:00 AM

Wine Class: Not So Dry Wines

Wine Class: Not So Dry Wines

Belleville, IL
Taste and learn about sweet and semi-sweet wines. We'll pair a complementary sample of food with each wine so you can fully experience the complementary flavors. This is the perfect class for the beginning wine drinker or sweet wine lover.
Thursday, August 9 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Adult Cooking Class: Sensational Summer Tomatoes

Adult Cooking Class: Sensational Summer Tomatoes

Belleville, IL
Let’s get creative and find out just how many different dishes we can create with summer’s favorite produce! We will demonstrate and taste Grilled Havarti Cheese Sandwich with Green and Red Tomatoes, Chicken Quesadilla with Tomato Bacon Jam, Devilled Tomatoes, Bacon, and Cheese, and a Savory Toma...
Saturday, July 28 2018 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

2018 Peach Picking School Tour - Belleville, IL Farm

2018 Peach Picking School Tour - Belleville, IL Farm

Belleville, IL
PEACH PICKING TOURS Available at the Belleville Farm on select days in July. The perfect field trip for Child Care Centers and Summer Camps Available July 19, 20, 26 & 27 from 9am – 2pm. Cost: $6 per child. Eckert’s requires a minimum 1:5 adult to student ratio to ensure the safety of our gu...
Thu, Jul 19 2018 9:00 AM Fri, Jul 27 2018 2:00 PM

Adult Cooking Class: The Italian Garden

Adult Cooking Class: The Italian Garden

Belleville, IL
Join us as we take a trip to the Italian countryside and taste fresh dishes made with ingredients straight from the garden! We’ll start off by sampling a few variations of Pesto Bruschetta, Zucchini Pizza Bites, Oregano Chicken and Vegetables, and Summer Italian Succotash. Delizioso!
Thursday, July 26 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Kid's Class: Fabulous Summer Fruits

Kid's Class: Fabulous Summer Fruits

Belleville, IL
Summer is in full swing and it’s time to whip up a few delicious recipes using sweet summer fruits. We will make Sunny Day Dip, Summer Salad, and Tutti-Fruity Crisp. Then it’s time to head out to the farm and pick some tasty produce to take home. Recommended for ages 5-10.
Sat, Jul 21 2018 1:30 PM Sun, Jul 22 2018 3:30 PM

Mommy & Me: Spectacular Summer Fruits

Mommy & Me: Spectacular Summer Fruits

Belleville, IL
Fruits from the farm are so sweet and delicious. Let’s use them in recipes that your little ones will love to make AND eat! We will make Sunny Day Dip, Summer Salad, and then head out to the fields to pick fresh produce to take home. Recommended for ages 3-5. Ticket only needed for child.
Fri, Jul 20 2018 9:30 AM Sat, Jul 21 2018 11:00 AM

Lunch & Learn: Spectacular Summer Salads

Lunch & Learn: Spectacular Summer Salads

Belleville, IL
Summer and salads go hand-in-hand. Join us for lunch as we share our favorites - Confetti Salad, Chicken Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette, and Berry Green Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette.
Fri, Jul 13 2018 12:00 PM Wed, Jul 18 2018 1:00 PM

Mailing Address

951 South Green Mount Road Belleville, IL 62220
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