1016 Jefferies Rd. Springfield, Illinois 62707
Jefferies Orchard is located just north of Springfield,
Illinois. It was settled in 1822 on ground that is still farmed by the Jefferies
family. Bordered by the Sangamon River, our fertile soil grows some of the best
fruits and vegetables in the state. Farming traditions handed down from generation
to generation has ensured the quality that is so important.
Each year brings new and better varieties of produce.
Last updated May 27, 2014
Beginning around the third week in April, the market offers asparagus, spinach and rhubarb. Around the last week in May depending upon the weather, pick-your-own strawberries become available.
Cherries are ready for picking in June. Blueberries are available the first week in July. Peaches ripen in August when we also start to harvest sweet corn, melons, tomatoes, squash, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, garlic and cucumbers.
September brings apple time: Red and Yellow Delicious, Russet and Empire. Award winning cider and wagonloads of fall decorating items including pumpkins, Indian corn and winter squash usually last until Thanksgiving.
Every year can be a little different,
dependent upon the weather, so please call, e-mail us or stop by and see what's
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