Blueberry Council of Missouri


Search results for Southwest region.

Barton County

Town/City: Joplin, Lamar, Carthage, Webb City, Nevada, and Pittsburg, KS
Name: Braker Berry Farm
Open Days: June and July
Call first to ensure berries are available
Call for current days and hours for picking; closed Sundays
Products Sold: U-Pick blueberries (Pick your own blueberries)
Pre-picked blueberries
Pre-picked blueberries at Webb City Farmer's Market
U-Pick blackberries
Tomatoes and Peppers
sweet corn and other produce
Contact Person: Greg and Wendy Braker
Address: 941 SW 90th Lane
Oronogo, MO 64855
Phone: 417-842-3609
Directions: From Joplin: At the junction of Highway 171 & Highway 43 (Stone's Corner), go 16.5 miles north on Hwy 43. Turn right on SW 90th Road and follow signs to Braker Berry Farm.
From the North: At the junction of Highway 126 & Highway 43, go 2 miles south on Highway 43. Turn left on SW 90th Road and follow signs to Braker Berry Farm.

Greene County

Town/City: Springfield
Name: Ozark Mountain Orchard
Open Days: Mid-May through September. Products at two locations -- Springfield Farmers Market and a store called "Ozark Mountain Orchard"

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 8:30 am - 1 pm
at the Springfield Farmers' Market

Mondays - Saturdays 10 am - 6 pm, Sundays 11 am - 4 pm at the store

Products Sold: Pre-picked blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and peaches.
Tomatoes, watermelon, cantaloupe and other fruits and vegetables.
Contact Person: Paul and Kathy Lais
Address: Ozark Mountain Orchard Retail store
4564 S Campbell
Springfield, MO 65810
Phone: 417-443-3343
Directions: Springfield Farmers Market is at the Battlefield Mall in Springfield. To reach the retail store Ozark Mountain Orchard, take Campbell south of James River Freeway. From the stop light at James River, go south and you will come to a second stop light; continue through to next corner which is Buena Vista, and take left/east, then right/south on the corner of Campbell and Buena Vista. We are in the red roof building/ fireworks, Carson's Nursery is also in the building. We are across the street from the Library Center and the new Sam's Club that are on the West side of Campbell.

Greene County

Town/City: Springfield, Ozark, Branson
Name: Roodie's Blueberries
Open Days: April through July at Greater Springfield Farmers Market, Thursdays and Saturdays 8:30am - 1pm.
April through July at Ozark Farmers Market, Thursdays 5-7pm.
Open by appointment at the farm.
Products Sold: Blueberry Plants -- 1, 2, and 3 year old. Varieties include Duke, Blue Crop and Elliot.
Contact Person: Marianne Parson
Address: 3833 W. EL Castile Street
Springfield, MO 65807
Phone: 417-631-9829

Greater Springfield Farmers Market is at the Battlefield Mall parking lot. Ozark Farmers Market is at the Community Center. Call for directions to come directly to the farm.

Find me on Facebook under Roodiesblueberries.

Greene County

Town/City: Springfield, Rogersville, Strafford
Name: Sunshine Valley Farm
Open Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday -- 8am-noon, subject to availability
Mid-June through Mid-July
Products Sold: U-Pick blueberries (Pick your own blueberries)
Pre-picked blueberries
Other fruits and vegetables, and a Café
Contact Person: Jan Wooten
Address: 8011 E AD Hwy
Rogersville, MO 65742
Directions: From Springfield, drive east on Sunshine Street, 6.5 miles from Highway 65. Turn North towards Strafford on State Highway 125, turn East on State Highway AD. Farm is on the corner.

Jasper County

Town/City: Joplin, Carl Junction, Webb City, Carthage
Name: Heritage Family Farms
Open Days: Monday-Saturday 7:30am-noon, subject to availability
Closed Sundays
June through Mid-July
Call first to ensure berries are available
Products Sold: U-Pick blueberries (Pick your own blueberries)
Pre-Pick blueberries
Contact Person: Ted and Donna McDonald
Address: 10807 State Hwy 43
Webb City, MO 64870
Phone: 417-673-2580
Directions: We are one (1) mile north of the junction of 43 Hwy and 96.
You will see the blueberry sign.

Lawrence County

Town/City: Springfield, Aurora, Monett, Joplin
Name: Rausch's Blueberries
Open Days: Mid-June to Mid-July. Open Tuesdays through Fridays from 7-11am and 5pm to dusk. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 7am to dusk. Closed Mondays. Please call to make sure we have berries.
Products Sold: U-Pick Blueberries (Pick Your Own Blueberries), Pre-picked Blueberries
Contact Person: George and Ann Marie Rausch
Address: 21655 Highway H
Monett, MO 65708
Phone: 417-235-7825

From Springfield:
Go west on I-44 to the third Mt. Vernon exit ( #44 ) and turn to the left at the bottom of the off ramp. You are now on Highway H. Stay on Hwy H thru Freistatt and the two large curves just south of town. Continue on Hwy H approx. 2 1/2 to 3 miles and you will see on the west side of the road the "Rausch's Blueberries" signs.

From Joplin:
Go east on I-44 to the Stott City exit # 38 . Turn to the right at the top of the off ramp and then left at the next intersection. Go east on the outer road to Zion road or Farm Road 1080, turn right. Stay on this farm road until it intersects with Hwy H just west of Freistatt. (this road turns into Hwy H at this intersection.) Continue down Hwy H approx. 2 1/2 to 3 miles until you come to the " Rausch's Blueberries" sign on the west side of the road.

Anyone coming from a different direction is welcome to call us or e-mail us and we will give you directions from there on how to find us.

Newton County

Town/City: Joplin
Name: Thompson Bees & Berries
Open Days: Last week of May to Mid-July
5:30 p.m. to dusk
Call for availability of berries.
Products Sold: U-Pick blueberries (Pick your own blueberries), Pre-picked Webb City Farmer’s Mkt (Sat AM) Webb City Farmer’s Mkt
Contact Person: Howard Thompson
Address: 707 Saginaw Rd
Joplin, MO 64804
Phone: 417-781-0648
Directions: Drive 1 mile south of I44 & Rangeline to Saginaw Rd (Milsap Produce on the west and a Mexican Restaurant for sale on the east). Then ½ miles southeast on Saginaw road. Turn left at the PURPLE mail box. Turn right at the end of the stone barn. (Don’t go UP the big hill). Come across the “dirt road” to the stone cottage on the rise. The berries will be on your left.

Newton County

Town/City: Neosho
Name: Carter Blueberry Farm
Open Days: Check website for details
Products Sold: U-Pick blueberries (Pick your own blueberries), Pre-picked blueberries (call to order)
Contact Person: Jill and Robert Carter
Address: 1185 Carl Sweeney
Neosho, MO 64850
Phone: 417-451-4160
Directions: On the Southeas side of Neosho just off of HWY 59/60. From 71 HWY. "Neosho/Seneca exit" go east 4.2 MI. Patch is visible from HWY 59/60 on north side of road. Turn left on HH-HWY (or carl sweeney rd) go to second drive on left then follow the signs.

Stone County

Town/City: Lampe
Name: Persimmon Hill Farm
Open Days: We anticipate blueberries during the first week of June but please call as the season this year seems a little late due to cool weather.
Products Sold: We offer U-Pick and already picked blueberries, blackberries, gooseberries, and fresh picked shiitake mushrooms. We have a limited menu including BBQ sandwiches, Quesadillas, and a variety of hot cobblers for desert. We have an on farm kitchen in which we do all of our production which also includes Jams, butters, syrups, BBQ sauces, as well as other artisanal specialties.
Contact Person: Earnie and Martha Bohner
Address: 367 Persimmon Hill Lane
Lampe, MO 65681
Phone: 417 779-5443
800 333-4159
Directions: Persimmon Hill Farm is located at 367 Persimmon Hill Lane near Lampe, Missouri. The drive to Persimmon Hill Farm will take you through some of the Ozarks' most beautiful countryside. We're not far off the main highway between Branson, Missouri and Eureka Springs, Arkansas. From Missouri 86 south and west of Branson, turn north onto Trace Hollow Road, also known as Lake Road 86-63. Bear to the left for a total of 1.5 miles, and you'll be on Persimmon Hill Lane for the final half-mile. Our farm's bear signs point the way to the farm entrance, which is on the right. You can also download a map at

Webster County

Town/City: Fordland
Name: Panther Creek Berry Farm
Open Days: not open to public this year
Products Sold: U-Pick blueberries (Pick your own blueberries)
Contact Person: Terry Hill
Address: 2890 Panther Creek
Fordland, MO 65652
Directions: 5 miles north of Fordland on Iron Mountain Rd, then left at the “T” which becomes Panther Creek, then ¼ mile on the right