Where in Northwest New Jersey to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!

Where in Northwest New Jersey to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!

This month's notes: July 2014: Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries tomatoes, corn and most vegetables are being picked in most places; strawberries are finishing or done; Peaches are in and early apples will start in late July. Find a local blueberry festival and blueberry picking tips here. See how easy it is to make strawberry jam or strawberry-rhubarb jam! Make your own homemade strawberry ice cream including low fat, low sugar and other flavors))  Have fun, eat healthier and better tasting, and save money by picking your own locally grown fruit and vegetables, and then using our easy canning and freezing directions!

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Northwest New Jersey U-Pick Farms and Orchards, sorted by county

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

Hunterdon County

  • Bonacorsi Family Farm - blackberries, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (black), raspberries (Spring, black), raspberries (Autumn, black), strawberries,
    1137 Croton Road Route 579, Flemington, NJ 08867. Phone: (609) 638-0048. Email: info@bonacorsifamilyfarm.com. Open: daily from mid May until autumn from 10 am until 7, extended hours during strawberry season. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: From the south and Flemington: Follow route 579 north (Croton Road) from route 12 for 3 miles. Look for our red signs on the left. From Clinton/route 78/north: Follow route 513 to route 579- stay on 579. When it turns south from 579/Quakertown Road onto 579/Croton road, look for our red signs about 3/4 mile down on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Check our website for up to date information on events for the kids and specials on our produce. Click here for our Facebook page (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: May 10, 2011) (ADDED: May 16, 2010)
  • Box J Farm - Red raspberries, blueberries
    523 Bellwood Park Road, Asbury. Phone: (908) 479-2268. Alternate phone: (908) 419-7149. Email: boxjfarm@patmedia.net. Open: Weekends in May & June, June 25 - September 5, dawn - dusk. Directions:  (Bethlehem Twp.) Rt. 78 to Exit 11, Rt. 173 W over Jugtown Mountain, left onto Tunnel Rd., 1 mi., left onto Bellwood Park Rd., on right up the hill. We also have a roadside market / farm stand with All produce certified organic heirloom and hybrid varieties, eggplant, zucchini, bush beans, sugar snap peas, tomatoes, sweet corn, peppers, sweet basil, cilantro. Pick Your Own. We also have Free range and 100% organic brown and white eggs. Please call ahead for u-pick.(ADDED: May 26, 2014, JBS)
  • Chia-Sin Farms - Pick Your Own: Chinese vegetables; tomatoes; peppers; hot peppers; squash; eggplant 
    215 Quakertown Road, Quakertown, NJ. Phone: (908) 730-7123. Directions: Across from Franklin Township School. Open: June - October, Daily, 8 am to 6 pm. Also has a roadside market with vegetables. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
  • Melick's Orchards - Pick Your Own: Apples; peaches; flowers; pumpkins 
    472 Route 513, Califon, NJ. Phone: (908) 832-2905. Directions: From Route 80. S to Route 24 in Chester, W on Route 24 (Route 513) for approx. 9 miles, the Stand is on the left.  Open: July - Oct. Also has a roadside market with Apples. Our apple varieties are Empire; Gala; Golden Delicious; Jonagold; Macoun; McIntosh; Red Delicious; Stayman/Winesap; Crispen; Rome. We also have Cider; cider donuts; bakery items; jams/jellies; Indian corn; corn stalks; gourds; Halloween decorations; WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website)
  • Melick's Town Farm - Pick Your Own: Strawberries; apples; pumpkins; flowers 
    170 Oldwick Road, Oldwick, NJ. Phone: (908) 439-3888. Open: Daily. Farm market: April - December . PYO: September to Oct; call for harvest dates & hours, 10 am to 6 pm. Directions: (at the Cider Mill) Route 78, Exit 24, N for 1 mile , the stand is on the right. Also has a roadside market with Apples; winter squash.  Our apple varieties are Cortland; Empire; Fuji; Gala; Granny Smith; Golden Delicious; Jonagold; Macoun; McIntosh; Red Delicious; Stayman/Winesap; Crispen; Ida Red; Rome. We also have Cider; cider donuts; bakery items; Indian corn; jams; jellies; Halloween decorations; WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted.(UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website) 
  • Mountain Top Orchard - Cherries (sweet & sour), Raspberries (red, black, and yellow)
    112 Mountain Top Road, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826. Phone: (908) 537-2979. Email: dhadickes@yahoo.com.  Directions: Route 31 to New Hampton, along River Road to Changewater, 2nd right on Hollow, to Mt. Top Road, left 1/4 mile, farm on right. Open: June 15 - December 31. They also have a roadside market with already picked Sweet & sour cherries, peaches, plums, prunes, apricots, summer & fall apples, pears, quince, blackberries. Our apple varieties are Lodi, Tyderman, Jonathan, McIntosh, Cortland, Red & Golden Delicious, Stayman, Empire, Gala, Crispin. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
    Comments from a visitor on June 25, 2010: "There is a $10 minimum per person and cherries are $3.50  per pound. He charges 10 dollar minimum even for kids. Besides he has bad behaviour and very rude disposition.  "
  • North Slope Farm - ORGANIC, Pick Your Own: Vegetables; flowers; culinary & medicinal herbs
    Rock Road, Lambertville, NJ. Phone: (609) 466-8330. Directions: On Route 579 between Rts. 31 & 518. Open: Apr. - December . Market: June - October, 10 am to 6 pm. Market: Mon., Thursday, Friday 3 pm to 7 pm. Also has a roadside market with Apples; peaches; tomatoes; sweet corn; pumpkins. Also has workshops. WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted. Certified Organic. Please call ahead for best service.
  • Peaceful Valley Orchards - Uses integrated pest management practices,, apples, peaches, flowers, pumpkins, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    150 Pittstown Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867. Phone: 908-730-7748. Alternate Phone: 908-713-1705. Email: a href="mailto:peacefulvalleyorchards@gmail.com?subject=Inquiry from a visitor to www.PickYourOwn.org/NJnw.htm"> peacefulvalleyorchards@gmail.com.. Open: NOTE - this appeared on their website in 2014: At this time, Peaceful Valley Orchards does not plan on offering any PYO activities this season. We are in the process of transitioning a mainly wholesale operation. - call to confirm. Directions: From North: Take I78 to Exit 15, go left at bottom of ramp (Rt. 513). Continue on Route 513/Pittstown Road for 1.8 miles. Peaceful Valley Orchards is on your right. Click here for a map and directions./a> We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Peaceful Valley Orchards will no longer be operating their retail farm market or be offering PYO activities. Over the next year, we will be transitioning into a mainly wholesale business. We do plan on offering some of our produce on the Honor System. We will update our site and facebook page as our produce becomes available. Thank you for your patronage.   (UPDATED: October 30, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: July 23, 2010)
  • Peterson Farm - strawberries, restrooms
    4438 Quakertown Road, Flemington, NJ 08822. Phone: 908-782-0707. Email: info@petersonfarm.net. Directions: From Route 617 between Clinton and Flemington, turn onto Route 616 in Cherryville towards Quakertown. Farm is 1/2 mile on right. Look for Preserved Farm sign. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, December. Open: Daily during the picking season; Check the website for availability and hours. Strawberry picking in June; Open for Christmas trees on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Payment: Cash, Check. Look for our sweet corn stand in August. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: February 15, 2009)
  • Phillips Farms -- Pick Your Own: Black raspberries, Red raspberries; strawberries; blueberries; apples; peaches; blackberries, pumpkins
    290 Church Road, Milford, NJ. Phone: (908) 995-0022. Email: marcphillips7@hotmail.com.  Directions: From Milford Route 519 N 22 miles to Church Road Open: June thru October, Daily. Also has a roadside market with strawberries; asparagus; tomatoes; sweet corn; peaches; melons; apples; pumpkins.  (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: March 12, 2010)
    A visitor writes in June 2006: "The summer would not be complete without at least 6 visits to the Phillips Farm. My 3 children including 3 year old twins love to pick at the farm We start the season with strawberries and end in the fall with apples. The farm is quiet, plentiful and not busy at all. We feel we have the place to ourselves. Mr. Phillips has done a wonderful job raising his crops. Thank you to the Phillips Farm for great family fun and for the fabulous fruit for my pies and jams."
  • The Raspberry Field - Pick Your Own: Raspberries (red, black); black currants; gooseberries
    4452 County Road 579, Milford, NJ. Phone: (908) 479-6658. Email: jcrombie@blast.net. Directions: 5 miles N of Pittstown. Open: Daily, late June thru July & September thru October, Sun-up to sun-down.
  • Schaefer Farms - blackberries, flowers, peas, pumpkins, raspberries, Honey from hives on the farm, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    11051 County Route 523, Flemington, NJ 08822. Phone: 908-782-2705. Fax: 908-788-8201. Email: contact@schaeferfarms.com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: see our website for current hours. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. thornless blackberries. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: August 02, 2011)
    Comments from a visitor on September 20, 2011: "They raise most of their crops on the farm. they have friendly farm animals, and employees. they have FREE hayrides with a purchase of a pumpkin in the fall. they also have corn, feed, apples, indian corn and some vegtables in the fall. they also have a haunted haywagon ride and cornmaze at night. my kids love the haunted haywagon rides at night. then in winter they have an amazing lightshow.and in the farm stand they sell wreaths and trees. they also sell ornaments and hot chocolate. all this and its still a real working farm! All of it is fresh. most of the produce thereis picked that day in the morning. although the u-pick berries could be better its still a fun expierience!"
  • Square Stone Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, eggplant, flowers, melons, onions, peppers, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, U-pick and already picked
    11148 State Route 12, Frenchtown, NJ 08825. Email: farmer@squarestonefarm.com. Open: Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 4pm between July and October; please check our website for updates. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Please check our website for hours and produce available. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, credit cards. (ADDED: December 09, 2009) (UPDATED: July 17, 2013)
  • Valley Brook Farm - Pick Your Own: Pumpkins 
    Market Route 22 East, Lebanon, NJ. Phone: (908) 236-2959. Open: Daily Mar. - December ., 8 am to 7 PM. Also has a roadside market with Jersey Fresh Produce. We also have Full line of Nursery Stock, Flowers, Unique Garden December or, Fall Hay Rides (public, groups, schools), Christmas decorations inc. The Freshest Christmas Trees, Live Christmas Nativity 
  • Valley Crest Farm - Apples, Christmas trees, other berries, peaches
    114 Allerton Road, Lebanon, NJ 08833. Phone: 908-238-9696. Fax: 908 238 9620. Open: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 3 pm.  Directions: Route 31 to Allerton Road, 1 mile east, the farm is on the left. Click here for a map to our farm. We are open August, September, October, November, December. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website)   (UPDATED: October 30, 2013, from their website)
  • Wessex Hill Farm - Pick Your Own: Raspberries; blackberries 
    143 Rosemont Ringoes Road, Stockton, NJ. Phone: (609) 397-2529. Directions: Route 202/31 south from Flemington to Toad Lane, make a right, farm 1.5 miles on left. Open: Call for dates & times beginning July 15.
  • Willow Creek Nursery & Country Store
    Route 579 & Larison La., Ringoes, NJ. Phone: (908) 237-2053. Email: info@willowcreeknursery.net. Directions: Next to Black River & Western Railroad. Also has a roadside market with Produce & nursery Pick Your Own: Strawberries; pumpkins; gourds. For more information, call or visit online 

Sussex County

  • Beemerville Orchard - apples, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), and prepicked produce
    73 Lusscroft Road, Sussex, NJ 07461. Phone: 973-875-1029. Email: prbast@gmail.com. Open: Farm stand is open Mon-Sat 9-6, closed on Sunday. U-Pick Apples available daily September to November from 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: From Sussex: Take Route 23 North, Make a left on Libertyville Road At intersection and stop sign, make a left on 519. ~About 2-3 miles make a right on Lusscroft Road (Route 649). Travel 1 Mile. Beemerville Orchard is on the right And for a map to our farm, click here.  U-Pick for apples ONLY. Call for more details. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: August 22, 2012)
  • Bob Cahill Farm - Plum tomatoes; beans (string, yellow, wax); pumpkins
    RRoute 603, Andover, NJ. Phone: (973) 786-5429. Directions: W of Borough of Andover, off Route 517, 1 mile  S of Route 206, 3 miles N of Route 80.
  • C & R Perfect Pick Farm - raspberries (Spring, red),
    71 Beaver Run Road, Lafayette, NJ 07848. Phone: 908-268-5775. Email: perfectpickfarm@ptd.net. Open: Raspberries: Saturday and Sundays, from Noon to 4 pm. Directions: One mile north of Route 15 on Beaver Run Road (also known as County Route 661) in Lafayette, NJ Look for the two stone dogs (and our sign). Click here for a map and directions. Raspberries: Saturday and Sunday, Mid June to July Eggs: all year round on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: June 27, 2010)
  • Green Valley Farms - Vegetables, cut flowers, strawberries
    997 Route 23, Wantage, NJ. Directions: Off Rt. 565 in town of Sussex, take Rt. 23 North for 4 mi., big farm on right
    Phone: (973) 875-5213. Email: greenvalleyfarms.us@gmail.com. Open: May - Dec., Mon. - Fri. 9am - 6pm, Sat. 9am - 7pm, hours vary Nov. & Dec. for Christmas. We also have a roadside market / farm stand with Sweet corn, tomatoes, fruits, pumpkins, home-made pies, jams & canned goods, specialty items, pumpkins. We also have All Natural Beef, Farm fresh Ice Cream, Cut flowers, mums, Christmas wreaths & trees, more.(ADDED: May 26, 2014, JBS)
  • Hillcrest Orchard & Dairy - Apples, Pumpkins
    2 Davis Road, Frankford Twp., NJ. Phone: (973) 714-9247. Open: Weekends in Sept. & Oct., 10am-5pm. We also have a roadside market / farm stand with U-Pick Apples & Pumpkins. Directions: Rt. 80 to Rt. 15 N or Rt 206N to Rt. 565 N, Go 4 miles to left turn onto Plaines Rd., then 1/4 mi. to right turn onto Davis Rd., first right onto Davis Rd. 1st Farm on Left. Our apple varieties are MacIntosh, Gala, Cortland, Embire, HoneyCrisp, Red & Golden Delicious, Suncrisp, Cameo. We also have Pies, Cider, Jams & Jellies, Honey. (ADDED: May 26, 2014, JBS)
  • Ideal Farm and Garden Centre -- Pumpkins; flowers; Christmas trees
    Rts. 15 & 206 (Ross' Corner), Lafayette, NJ. Phone: (973) 579-3893. Email: ideal@ptd.net. Directions: From Route 80, Exit 34B (Route 15N), Located on Route 15 N before intersection of Route 15 & Route 206. Open: 9 am to 5 pm; winter hours: Thurs. - Sun. 9 am to 4 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Asparagus; beans; corn; tomatoes; peppers; other produce. We also have Gift shop; picnic area; gourds; antique reproduction furniture dept.; area's largest selection of Amish lawn furniture; indoor & outdoor home December or items; cards; candles; baskets; pottery; bakery; herd of friendly goats.
  • Kattermann Farms - Pumpkins
    2212 Route 23 South, Sussex, NJ. Phone: (973) 875-8171. Directions: Across from Ames, between Hamburg & Sussex.
  • Lucey's Berry Farm - Raspberries (summer - red & black; fall - heritage red); blueberries; sweet corn
    41 Beaver Run Road, Lafayette, NJ. Phone: (973) 383-4309. Email: jonlucey@warwick.net. Directions: Off Route 15, 1st right past Lafayette Firehouse, 4/10 miles on Beaver Run Road Open: Daily, July thru October, 9 am to 6 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Black raspberries; blueberries; summer red raspberries; fall heritage red raspberries; sweet corn. We also have Homemade jams & jellies.(UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
    Comments from a visitor on June 25, 2010: "I called them today and they said they don't have blueberries yet but they will in a week or two. So, I guess they're still in operation."
  • Mount Vernon Farms - raspberries; evergreens; Christmas trees; heritage raspberries
    4418 Route 515, Vernon, NJ. Phone: (973) 764-6137 Please call ahead. Email: platzpt@warwick.net. Open: Summer - Fall, July - Mid-Oct. (first frost) By appointment only. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Raspberries. We also have Cord wood (cut & split to order by the cord or bundles) (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
  • Owassa Tree and Berry Farm - blackberries, blueberries, Christmas trees
    144 W. Owassa Turnpike, Frankford Twp., NJ. Phone: (918) 272-9445. Email: owassotreefarm@yahoo.com. Open: see their website for hours and availability. Directions: From Branchville, Rte. 206 North 3 miles Turn left at the Blue Ribbon restaurant on to route 521 South and proceed one mile to farm on the left. Growing 5 acres of blackberries for 10+ years: 3 varieties of blackberries: Kiowa & Chicksaw - produce largest berries; Natchez - thornless variety. We now also have Blueberries! All of our berries are mulched for weed control, cane management, and moisture and temperature control. Kiowa, the largest variety is on a wire trellis to keep canes and fruit up off the ground and for maintenance. Our fields are mowed weekly and canes are pruned into a hedge row detering snakes, ticks and chiggers. Our season normally starts early June and runs for 4-6 weeks - weather permitting. Check our "News From the Farm" page, or give us a call. We furnish pails for picking and juice absorbent fiber cartons for transporting. We recommend a glove for your non-picking hand (or left hand if you are right handed) for parting and moving canes. (ADDED: October 31, 2013, from their website)
  • Pochuck Valley Farm - Peaches, plums, tomatoes, sweet corn, pears, apples, pumpkins, gourds, hay
    962 Route 517, Glenwood Road, Glenwood, NJ. Phone: (973) 764-4732. Email: pochuckvalley@yahoo.com. Directions: Route 23 N to Route 94 N to Route 517 N. Open: Farm market daily year-round, 5 am to 6 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Apples, pumpkins, peaches, plums, pears, vegetables. Our apple varieties are Cortland, Crispin, Empire, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Greenings, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Mutsu, Northern Spies, Red Delicious, Quince, Rome Beauty, Stayman/Winesap. We also have Jersey Fresh Cooks cookbook, baked goods, jams, jellies, deli, ice cream, maple & honey products, mums, cider, donuts, gift shop, bakery, wreaths. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website)
  • Sunset Mountain Farm - Raspberries
    9954 Route 619, Newton, NJ. Phone: (973) 383-9208. Directions: 1.8 mile S of Swartswood State Park. Open: September to Nov., daily, day-light hours. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Raspberries.
  • Sussex County Strawberry Farm - strawberries, raspberries, rhubarb, other berries, Other fruit or veg, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, straw or hay bale maze, and prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides
    HHighway 206, Andover, NJ 07860. Phone: 973-579-5055. Email us at: farmerjohn@sussexcountystrawberryfarm.com. Directions: Route 80 to exit 25 go north on Route 206 for 9 miles . The Farm is on the right hand side. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in June, September, October. Open: weekdays: 7 am till 8 pm Saturday: 7 am till 5 pm Sunday: 7 am till 3 pm Pick your own Strawberries: Early June - Early July Pick your own Raspberries: September Fall/Autumn Events: September Pick your own Pumpkins: October. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website)
    Comments from a visitor on October 11, 2010: &"We went to Sussex County Strawberry Farm and it was really nice.  great prices on things, we got apple pies, fresh apple cider, and picked a bunch of pumpkins.  They had a free hay ride.   It was still a very fun place for the smaller kids.  They even have a kiddy playground.  It was worth the trip, only 20 min from us.   "
  • Tranquillity Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, pumpkins, summer squash, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    10 Tranquillity Farms Lane Route 517, Andover, NJ 07821. Phone: 908-979-0303. Fax: 908-979-0303. Email: tranqfarms@yahoo.com. Open: Monday throguh Sunday, August 1 to September 30. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Take Route 80 to Exit 19. Make a right off of the exit. We are located 1 mile on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Fest with corn maze, wagon rides and U-pick pumpkins is open on weekends from last weekend in September to October 31. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. CClick here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website) (ADDED: April 11, 2012)
  • Valley View Farms  - Strawberries; summer: assorted vegetables & u-cut flowers; raspberries; fall: pumpkins & gourds 
    2290 Route 206 South, Newton, NJ. Phone: (973) 579-7271. Directions: From Route 80 approx. 10 miles N on Route 206, just before the town of Newton. Open: Daily, Easter - Christmas, 10 am to 6 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Complete line of fruits & vegetables; apples. We also have Easter flowers; perennials; bedding plants; potted plants; hanging baskets; mums; pumpkins; gourds; Indian corn; stalks; cider; fresh-cut Christmas trees; wreaths; roping; grave blankets; fall - free hay rides to pumpkin patch Saturday, & Sun. 11 am to 5 pm; pumpkin fields daily throughout October; group tours by appt; WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
  • Walnut Grove Farm - ORGANIC, vegetables, Christmas Trees
    665 Augusta Hill Road, Augusta, NJ. Phone: (973) 383-5029. Directions: 4 miles N of Newton via Route 519 & Intersection of August Hill Rd.; From I-80, Exit 34B, N on Route 15 20 miles To Route 206 N. to next light; Left on August Hill Road Farm over hill on right at intersection of Route 519. Open: Mid May - Oct. Wednesday - Sunday 10 am to 7:30 pm; November 27 - December . 20, daily 10 am to 4 pm, weekends 9 am to 5 pm In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Most vegetables; herbs; garlic. We also have Cut flowers; Christmas trees; wreaths and greens; trees can be chosen & tagged mid Oct. - December . 1; all grown on our farm (Christmas Trees/Wreaths). NOFA - NJ Certified Organic. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
  • Windy Brow Orchards, Inc. - Apples
    3359 Ridge Rd./Route 519, Newton (Fredon Twp.), NJ. Phone: (973) 579-9657. Directions: Route 80 W to Route 206 N to Springdale, left on Route 618, to blinking light, Right on Route 519, 2 miles. Open: June - December, Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Sun. 9 am to 5 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Peaches; apples; plums; nectarines; corn; many other vegetables; pumpkins. Our apple varieties are Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Stayman/Winesap. We also have Jersey Fresh Cooks cookbook; cider; cider donuts; home-made pies; gift baskets; jams; jellies; Indian corn; wagon rides to apple orchard. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)

Warren County

  • Brook Hollow Farm - Apples; peaches; pumpkins; Christmas trees 
    Frog Pond Road, Hainesburg, NJ. Phone: (908) 496-4577.Directions: Route 80 W to Route 94, 31/2 miles N to Frog Pond Road. Open: Daily, Aug. - October, weekends in December . In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Apples; peaches; pumpkins. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
  • Denville Farms - Strawberries; apples; pumpkins 
    10 Knowlton Road, Knowlton, NJ. Phone: (908) 459-9869. Open: May 1 - October 31. Note: This farm may have gone out of busines; their website is just parked with junk advertisements now. If anyone knows, lease write me on the feedback form!  (UPDATED: March 11, 2013, from their website)
  • Donaldson Farms  - Strawberries; pumpkins; Indian corn; gourds; field-grown flowers
    3345 Allen Road, Mansfield Twp, NJ.  Phone: (908) 852-9122. Email: info@donaldsonfarms.net.  Open: Daily, April to December, from 9 am to 6 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Asparagus; melons; peaches; sweet corn; tomatoes; lettuce; complete line of farm fresh produce. Directions: Hackettstown. We also have Jersey Fresh Cooks cookbook; milk; ice cream; fresh-baked pies; free wagon rides October & June; farm animals. 600 acre farm.
  • Glenview Farm - Pumpkins; squash; Indian corn; gourds; Christmas trees 
    22 Glenview Lane, Blairstown, NJ. Phone: (908) 362-6904, Fax: (908) 362-6194. Email: glenviewfarm@nac.net. Directions: Route 80 Exit 12, Route 521 to Route 94, S Route 94 to Mohagan Road (1 mile ), 4 miles to Gaisler Road Right 1 mile. Open: Daily, October to December, from 11 am to 5 pm.
  • Godlewsky Farms and Greenhouses - Strawberries; pumpkins; produce; herbs; flowers; bedding plants  
    196 Alphano Road, Great Meadows, NJ. Phone: (908) 637-4927. Directions: Off Route 46 or Route 80, 31/2 miles on Alphano Road We also have Hanging baskets; potted flowers; Christmas trees; sod; wetland plants; trees; shrubs; ground covers; fruit trees & shrubs. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
  • H. A. Race and Son (Sam Race) - Strawberries 
    388 Hazen-Oxford Road (Route 624), Belvidere, NJ. Phone: (908) 453-2374. Email: ssrrace2@earthlink.net. Directions: 1/4 mile W of Apple Mountain Golf Course; 3 miles E of Belvidere; 2 miles S of Route 46. Open: Every day during strawberry season. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)  (UPDATED: May 26, 2009)
  • Horse Sleigh Farm - Uses natural growing practices, apples, asparagus, blackberries, blueberries, corn (sweet), other berries, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Spring, yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries (black), raspberries (Spring, black), raspberries (Autumn, black), summer squash, strawberries, other vegetables, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, Inflatables/bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    438 Route 57 West, Washington, NJ 07882. Phone: 908-267-5313. Alternate Phone: 908-246-3045. Email: HorseSleighFarm@aol.com. Open: Strawberry Picking: June 8th - June 30th on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 7pm Pumpkin Picking: September 14th - November 3rd everyday from 10am to 6pm Other produce: See Website. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: For a detailed list of directions please visit the following link:. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: June 8th - June 30th on weekends Pumpkin Picking and Corn Maze: September 14th - November 3rd everyday Other event dates: See Website. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. One of the best family fun farms in New Jersey. Not only do we have tons of PYO activities, but we also have horse drawn wagon rides, a corn house, hay mountain, delicious farm baked goods, corn cannon, paintball rides, and so much more family fun. Visit our website today for more information. On our website, you can purchase tickets and print out our farm map and coupons. (ADDED: July 31, 2009)  (UPDATED: May 09, 2013)
  • Kash Farm

    181 Petersburg Rd., Hackettstown
    Directions: 3 mi NW of Hackettstown; off Rt. 46
    Phone: (908) 852-0570
    Open: Year Round, 10 AM - 6 PM Thursday - Sunday
    We also have a roadside market / farm stand with Squash (yellow, green), Lima Beans, Herbs, Eggplant, Cherry Tomatoes, Other Vegetables
     - Eggplant, Peppers (Red, Green, Hot), Beans, Lima Beans, Squash (Acorn, Butternut,Spring, Green, Yellow, Scallop), Tomatoes (Grape, Cherry), Brussel Sprouts, Red Cabbage, Flowering Kale, Basil, Mint, Parsley (Curly, Italian), Pumpkins
    We also have Greenhouse, Petting zoo; pot belly pigs; goats
    Retail & Wholesale. (ADDED: May 26, 2014, JBS)
  • Kimball's Upick  - Hot peppers (over 100 varieties); herbs; salad greens; lettuce; tomatoes; green peppers; cucumbers; zucchini; sunflowers; green beans; various other vegetables
    110 Sarepta Road, Belvidere, NJ . Phone: (908) 475-4473. Email: kimballsupick@comcast.net. Open: Closed to U-Pick this year - Farm Stand open. Directions: Route 46 W, approx. 1 1/2 miles after Route 519, make right on Sarepta Road, 1 mile  N on left side. Click here for a map./a> For current updates about what is available to pick, click here.. Assisted picking on weekends & evenings; call for alternate times at Kimball. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website)
  • Longmeadow Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, apples, blackberries, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, school tours
    5561 County Route 521 (blairstown Road), Hope, NJ 07844. Phone: 908 459 5351. Open: raspberries and blackberries are available 7 days a week 9 am to 5 pm in season. Directions: In North Jersey we are 1 mile north of route I 80 at exit 12 on County Route 521. Click here for a map and directions. Pick Your Own raspberries 7 days a week from late July through early October, Pick your own Blackberries 7 days a week from late July through August; The pick your own apple season is on weekends and Monday holidays in September and October; Pick your own pumpkins and gourds, and hayrides through spook hollow on weekends only from the end of September through Halloween. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website) (UPDATED: September 19, 2010)
  • Mackey's Orchards  - Apples; pumpkins 
    2284 Route 519, Belvidere, NJ. Phone: (908) 475-1507. Email: cider@fast.net. Directions: Off I-80, 13.5 miles S on Route 519 from Hope-Blairstown. Open: Daily, July - December ., 9 am to 5:30 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Apples; pumpkins. Our apple varieties are Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Stayman/Winesap. We also have Bakery, cider, ice cream stand, over 30 apple varieties available, WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted.
  • Marshall's Farm Market - Strawberries  
    RRoute 46, Box 22, Delaware, NJ. Phone: (908) 475-1989. Alternate phone: (908) 475-2661. Open: Daily, year-round. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Corn; strawberries; raspberries; blackberries; tomatoes; peppers; eggplant; pumpkins; squash; apples. We also have Cider; smoked meats; jams/jellies; relishes; maple syrup; honey; candy; gifts 
  • Matarazzo Farms - Pumpkins 
    783 Route 519, Belvidere, NJ. Phone: (908) 475-3671, Fax: (908) 475-3555. Email: matty@goes.com. Directions: Exit 12 off I-80, 5 miles S of Hope. Open: October 1 - 31, 9 am to 5 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:  Pumpkins 
    We also have Hay rides; fall items; bakery.
  • Race Farm  - Apples; broccoli; cabbage; pumpkins; beans (lima, snap); peppers; tomatoes; raspberries; eggplant; greens; Brussel sprouts; sunflowers 
    93 Belcher Road, Blairstown, NJ. Phone: (908) 362-8151. Email: doug.race@yahoo.com. Directions: I-80 Exit 12, N on Route 521 go 2 2 miles, left onto Union Brick Road, follow directional signs. Open: Daily, Apr. 1 - November 30, 9 am to 6 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Apples; pumpkins; vegetables. Our apple varieties are Cortland; Empire; Gala; Golden Delicious; Jonagold; Jonathan; Macoun; McIntosh; Red Delicious; Stayman/Winesap. We also have Nursery stock; bedding plants; baked goods; pottery; WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted. (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from their website)
    Comments from a visitor on September 20, 2009:
    "The best tomatoes in the state. Peppers, eggplant, cabbage, apples, raspberries. pumpkins. They have a restroom and a picnic area. No credit cards, free hayrides. Great cider and homebaked goods. Very, very nice people and great prices. I will never go anywhere else for Jersey produce. I love it. "
  • Stoneyfield Orchards  - Sour cherries, peaches, apples, pears 
    5 Orchard Street, Belvidere, NJ. Phone: (908) 475-5209 Call ahead for appointment. Email: stoneyf@verizon.net. Directions: From Route 80, Exit 12, S on Route 521 to Hope, Route 519 to Route 46, turn right, go west on Route 46 to Belvidere sign, left on Route 620, go S to first left (Orchard St.), on left side. Open: Retail stand: daily, year round; pick your own available only June - October, 9 am to 5:30 pm. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Strawberries, sweet & sour cherries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, nectarines, pears, tomatoes, potatoes. Our apple varieties are Baldwin, Britemac, Cortland, Empire, Fuji, Gala, Ginger Gold, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Gravenstein, Ida Red, Jersey Mac, Jersey Red, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macoun, McIntosh, Northern Spy, Red Delicious, Rome, Stayman/Winesap. We also have Eggs, cheeses, jellies, maple syrup, apples and cider available until March, Vermont cheese, preserves, relishes, salad dressings, WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted.  (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)
  • Tree-ee-Licious Orchards - Sweet corn; tomatoes; peaches; plums; apples; pumpkins 
    135 Karrville Road, Port Murray, NJ. Phone:  (908) 689-2906 and (908) 852-7191 (Bakery). Email: james.kesler@comcast.net. Directions: Route 80 W, Exit 26, Route 46 Hackettstown, Route 629S Port Murray (Grand Ave), Route 628 W, 1.5 miles. Open: Weekends (Saturday and Sunday), from 9:00 am to 5 pm from July 15 to October 26. In addition to u-pick, there is pre-picked:   Apples - all varieties; tomatoes; peaches; pears; quince. We also have Fresh-baked fruit pies; muffins; WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted.  (UPDATED: May 26, 2014, from the NJgov website)

Miscellaneous (NOT pick your own farms):s):

Growing systems

  • Bill's Figs - fig plants and growing systems,
    329 Old York Road, Flemington, NJ 08822. Phone: 908-806-4887. Email: wmuzy@comcast.net. Directions: From main circle in Flemington, Go north on Route 202 approximately 1 mile to Voorhees Corner Road. Make a Right on Voorhees Corner Road and go 2 miles to Old York Road. Make a Left on Old York Road and Bill's Figs is located 400 yards on the Left. And for a map to our farm, click here. Plants are usually available in May, June, July, August, September, October. Open: Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm but call before coming. Payment: Cash, Check. Bill's Figs has developed a system that not only eliminates the need to "bury" fig trees during the winter months but also dramatically increases core output. Each of his trees comes with a unique, built-in irrigation system that will allow you to bring your tree into your garage or barn for the winter. His system guarantees that your fig tree will be given the correct amount of water and fertilizer that it will need ant any given time during the year. Bill's figs has over 80 varieties of fig trees with even more in development. (ADDED: August 25, 2008)

Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

Hunterdon County

  • Bonacorsi Family Farm - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, apples, beans, beets, blackberries, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, grapes, melons, onions, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg, Fresh eggs
    1137 Croton Road Route 579, Flemington, NJ 08867. Phone: (609) 638-0048. Email: info@bonacorsifamilyfarm.com. Open: daily from mid May until autumn from 10 am until 7, extended hours during strawberry season. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From the south and Flemington: Follow route 579 north (Croton Road) from route 12 for 3 miles. Look for our red signs on the left. From Clinton/route 78/north: Follow route 513 to route 579- stay on 579. When it turns south from 579/Quakertown Road onto 579/Croton road, look for our red signs about 3/4 mile down on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Check our website for up to date information on events for the kids and specials on our produce. Also, hard neck garlic, new potatoes, potatoes, squash blossoms picked on weekends per request when available. Click here for our Facebook page (ADDED: May 16, 2010) (UPDATED: May 10, 2011)
  • Burjan's Pumpkin Festival - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, Inflatables/bounce house
    524 Old York Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822. Phone: 908-782-7654. Email: burjans@juno.com. Open: Saturday and Sunday from September 28th through October 27th; Open Columbus day as well; !0 am to 6 pm; Hayrides from 11am to about 5pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 202S behind Hess Gas Station to Old York Road in Three Bridges, New Jersey. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 12, 2013)
  • Chicken Dog Farm - Garden stand on a residence, Roadside stand, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, beans, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, peas, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Fresh eggs
    176 Bowne Station Road, Stockton, NJ 08559. Phone: 609-610-1172. Email: chickendogfarm@comcast.net. Open: Fresh Brown Eggs are Available Year round. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: February 15, 2011)
  • Everitt Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, corn (sweet), cucumbers, peas, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Fresh eggs, farm animals
    258 County Road 579, Ringoes, NJ 08551. Phone: 908-782-5082. Email: everittequipment@gmail.com. Open: all year round for farm fresh eggs and local cheeses from Sunday to up to Sunday to down. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: August 07, 2013)
  • Grochowicz Farm Market and Deli - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, corn (sweet), cucumbers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties, face painting, farm animals, school tours
    2401 Route 31, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826. Phone: 908-537-4332. Email: grofarms@gmail.com. Open: Wednesday to Friday, 7:30 am;Saturday and Sunday 9 am, April to November;Closing varies by season, please call. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. We also have Hand-dipped ice cream, baked goods, Indian corn, straw, fall decorations, fall haunted hay rides, school & group tours. (UPDATED: August 14, 2013) (UPDATED: January 26, 2012)
  • Peaceful Valley Orchards - Uses integrated pest management practices, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    150 Pittstown Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867. Phone: 908-730-7748. Alternate Phone: 908-713-1705. Email: peacefulvalleyorchards@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm Saturday and Sunday:9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Directions: From North: Take I78 to Exit 15, go left at bottom of ramp (Rt. 513). Continue on Route 513/Pittstown Road for 1.8 miles. Peaceful Valley Orchards is on your right. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. August 8th: Spinning, Weaving & Fiber Arts Day. 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Fall Harvest Weekends: Enjoy live music, food, picking your own apples and pumpkins, hayrides to the pumpkin field, straw bale maze, face painting, and more! October 2-3 October 9-10 October 16-17 October 23-24. (ADDED: July 23, 2010)

Sussex County

  • Burke Family Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, blueberries, pumpkins, winter squash, tomatoes,
    951 Stillwater Road, Stillwater, NJ 07875. Phone: 973-786-5868. Alternate Phone: 201-388-1169. Email: jjburke64@gmail.com. Open: Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm through Halloween. Directions: Simply GPS or Mapquest us our address. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We have a large variety of decorative pumpkins, including Jack-be-Littles, Jack-o-Lanterns, Gigantic, and "Cinderella". We also have season winter and spaghetti squash, sunflower heads, gourds, watermelon and hay bales. (ADDED: September 17, 2012)
  • C & R Perfect Pick Farm - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Fresh local eggs,
    71 Beaver Run Road, Lafayette, NJ 07848. Phone: 908-268-5775. Email: perfectpickfarm@ptd.net. Open: Eggs: Starting at 9 am on Tuesday and Saturday; Seasonal veggies: Daily starting at 9 am , depending on availability. Directions: One mile north of Route 15 on Beaver Run Road (also known as County Route 661) in Lafayette, NJ Look for the two stone dogs (and our sign). Click here for a map and directions.s. Raspberries: Saturday and Sunday, Mid June to July Eggs: all year round on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: June 27, 2010)
  • Heaven Hill Farm - Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    451 Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462. Phone: 973-764-5144. Fax: 973-764-2868. Email: info@heavenhillfarm.com. Open: Sunday to Saturday, from 9 am to 7pm. Directions: see our website for a map. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (ADDED: August 28, 2009)
  • Tranquillity Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, asparagus, beans, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, nectarines, peaches, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, Bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    10 Tranquillity Farms Lane Route 517, Andover, NJ 07821. Phone: 908-979-0303. Fax: 908-979-0303. Email: tranqfarms@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, Middle of March through October 31 Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, December 1 through December 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Take Route 80 to Exit 19. Make a right off of the exit. We are located 1 mile on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Fest with corn maze, wagon rides and U-pick pumpkins is open on weekends from last weekend in September to October 31. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 11, 2012)

Warren County

  • Horse Sleigh Farm - Uses natural growing practices, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, pumpkins, raspberries (Autumn, red), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    35 Kayharts Lane, Washington Township, NJ 07882. Phone: 908-246-3044. Alternate Phone: 908-803-8842. Email: HorseSleighFarm@aol.com. Open: Friday 3pm to 11pm Saturday 9am to 11pm Sunday 10am to 6pm Sept 18th - November 8th. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: for a map to our farm, click here.  We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Huge 10+ Acre Corn Maze , Children's Maze, Home Grown Pumpkins, Squash, Pumpkin Painting, Pumpkin Carving, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Haunted Hay Rides, Haunted Corn Maze, Delicious Food & Drinks, HUGE Hay Mountain, Corn Box, Game Tent, Animal Petting, Water Buffalo Sightings, Hay Maze, Corn Cannon, Tightrope Challenge, Photo Opportunities, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Pig Roasts. (ADDED: July 31, 2009)
  • Longmeadow Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Covered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, school tours
    561 County Route 521 (blairstown Road), Hope, NJ 07844. Phone: 908 459 5351. Open: Saturdays, Sundays, and Monday Holidays, 9 am to 5 pm in September and October. Directions: In North Jersey we are 1 mile north of route I 80 at exit 12 on County Route 521. Click here for a map and directions. Pick Your Own raspberries 7 days a week from late July through early October, Pick your own Blackberries 7 days a week from late July through August; The pick your own apple season is on weekends and Monday holidays in September and October; Pick your own pumpkins and gourds, and hayrides through spook hollow on weekends only from the end of September through Halloween. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. (ADDED: September 19, 2010)
  • Mackey's Orchards - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, apricots, beans, blackberries, broad beans, broccoli, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, grapes, melons, nectarines, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    284 County Road 519 Alternate for GPS: 284 South Bridgeville Road, Belvidere, NJ 07823. Phone: 908-475-1507. Email: cider@fast.net. Open: Farm Market is open 7 days from 9 am to 5:30 pm; Opening in June and closing on Christmas Eve; The Ice Cream Barn is open 7 days beginning the second weekend in April until the Friday after Labor Day from Noon to 9 pm; After Labor Day it is open on Saturdays and Sundays only from Noon to 9 pm; Closing for the season the last Sunday in October. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Turn by turn directions can be found on our website. Essentially we are half way between Interstate 78 and Interstate 80. Route 80 is easier (fewer turns). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. During the Christmas season, we work with two other local farms, Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm and Four Sister's Winery, to create a "Christmas in the Country Trail". Visit all three of us, spend $5 at each, and receive a set of dated Christmas wine glasses. Start a new family tradition! For more information see Christmas in the country trail.com (ADDED: September 12, 2012)

Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Hunterdon County

  • Chicken Dog Farm - Eggs (free range), Brown eggs, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Fresh eggs, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% mixture of corn, grain, soybeans and/or other natural supplemental feeds,
    176 Bowne Station Road, Stockton, NJ 08559. Phone: 609-610-1172. Email: chickendogfarm@comcast.net. Open: Fresh Brown Eggs are Available Year round. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Annual flowers, vegetables, and herbs available during the spring and summer. Produce available May to October based on seasonality. (ADDED: February 15, 2011)
  • Everitt Farms - Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Eggs (vegetarian fed), Eggs (free range), Eggs, Brown eggs, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Fresh eggs, farm animals
    258 County Road 579, Ringoes, NJ 08551. Phone: 908-782-5082. Email: everittequipment@gmail.com. Open: Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm Saturday 8am to 12pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. train rides and pumpkin picking can be accessed through Black River and Western Rail Road. (ADDED: August 07, 2013)
  • Grochowicz Farm Market and Deli - Chicken (free range), Beef, Pork, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, Fresh farm breakfasts, Lunches offered, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Fresh ice cream, made on premises, Eggs (free range), Brown eggs, Bacon (pork), Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Ice cream shop, Snack bar, Restrooms, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, No pets please, handicap accessible, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties, face painting, farm animals, school tours
    2401 Route 31, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826. Phone: 908-537-4332. Email: grofarms@gmail.com. Open: Wednesday to Friday, 7:30 am; Saturday and Sunday 9 am, April to November; Closing varies by season, please call. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: August 14, 2013)

Sussex County

  • Brodhecker Farm LLC - Chicken (free range), Beef, Pork, Lamb, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, handicap accessible, Honey from hives on the farm
    2 Branchville-Lawson Road, Newton, NJ 07860. Phone: 973 383 3592. Alternate Phone: 973 670 4701. Email: brodheckerfarm@gmail.com. Open: all year round, seven days a week; Monday to Friday 8a - 6p Saturday 8a - 5p Sunday 10:30 to 5p Hours vary according to season, off hour appointments welcome. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. NJ Licensed Livestock Feed Manufacturer, equipment, livestock shelters and storage sheds, Muck Boot Brand distributor, hay and forage products, livestock waterers, fencing, electric fencing, animal health products, wood pellets and shavings, lime, fertilizer and more. Products, services and direct to the consumer/locally produced meat products. (ADDED: June 18, 2010)
  • Tranquillity Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, Bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    10 Tranquillity Farms Lane Route 517, Andover, NJ 07821. Phone: 908-979-0303. Fax: 908-979-0303. Email: tranqfarms@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, Middle of March through October 31 Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, December 1 through December 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Take Route 80 to Exit 19. Make a right off of the exit. We are located 1 mile on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Fest with corn maze, wagon rides and U-pick pumpkins is open on weekends from last weekend in September to October 31;. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 11, 2012)

Warren County

  • Bid Red Farms - Beef, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), Milk, Unpasteurized Cow Milk, Eggs (free range), Eggs, Brown eggs, Fresh eggs
    726 Bill Webb Road, McMinnville , TN 37110. Phone: 931-259-6429. Alternate Phone: 931-939-5021. Email: Darrinandmelissa@yahoo.com. Open: 24/7/365, we tend to be pretty busy so it May be best to call ahead to check availability and make an appointment to pick up. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From highway 70 turn on to highway 287 (West Green Hill Road) go 4.5 miles turn left onto Bill Webb Road, we are on the right at the end of the road, look for the 2 red barns behind moss green house. Payment: Cash, only. We are retired military, God fearing, Bible believing, homeschooling family with 2 kids in college. We are greatly blessed and highly favored imperfect but forgiven children of God. We are enjoying life while trying to be good stewards of what God has blessed us with. Feeding ourselves as God intended and sharing the excess. We are retired military, God fearing, Bible believing, homeschooling family with 2 kids in college. We are greatly blessed and highly favored imperfect but forgiven children of God. We are enjoying life while trying to be good stewards of what God has blessed us with. (ADDED: September 27, 2013)

Farm Venues for Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Hunterdon County

Sussex County

  • Tranquillity Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, Lighting, Birthday parties, Corporate events, School and educational groups, You may bring your own food, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Bring your own linens and table silverware, Dairy farm, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, dairy cows, Beautiful rural setting, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Pets welcome, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, Bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    10 Tranquillity Farms Lane Route 517, Andover, NJ 07821. Phone: 908-979-0303. Fax: 908-979-0303. Email: tranqfarms@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, Middle of March through October 31 Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, December 1 through December 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Venue updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Take Route 80 to Exit 19. Make a right off of the exit. We are located 1 mile on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Fest with corn maze, wagon rides and U-pick pumpkins is open on weekends from last weekend in September to October 31;. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 11, 2012)

Warren County


Local Honey Sources:

Hunterdon County

  • Grochowicz Farm Market and Deli - Honey (retail), Raw honeys, Whipped honey, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties, face painting, farm animals, school tours
    2401 Route 31, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826. Phone: 908-537-4332. Email: grofarms@gmail.com. Open: Wednesday to Friday, 7:30 am; Saturday and Sunday 9 am, April to November; Closing varies by season, please call. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: August 14, 2013)
  • Peaceful Valley Orchards- Uses integrated pest management practices, Honey (retail), Clover honey, Wildflower honey, Comb honey, Tours, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    150 Pittstown Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867. Phone: 908-730-7748. Alternate Phone: 908-713-1705. Email: peacefulvalleyorchards@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm Saturday and Sunday:9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Directions: From North: Take I78 to Exit 15, go left at bottom of ramp (Rt. 513). Continue on Route 513/Pittstown Road for 1.8 miles. Peaceful Valley Orchards is on your right. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. August 8th: Spinning, Weaving & Fiber Arts Day. 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Fall Harvest Weekends: Enjoy live music, food, picking your own apples and pumpkins, hayrides to the pumpkin field, straw bale maze, face painting, and more! October 2-3 October 9-10 October 16-17 October 23-24. (ADDED: July 23, 2010)

Sussex County

  • Tranquillity Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, Honey (retail), Comb honey, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, Bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    10 Tranquillity Farms Lane Route 517, Andover, NJ 07821. Phone: 908-979-0303. Fax: 908-979-0303. Email: tranqfarms@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, Middle of March through October 31 Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, December 1 through December 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Honey updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Take Route 80 to Exit 19. Make a right off of the exit. We are located 1 mile on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Fest with corn maze, wagon rides and U-pick pumpkins is open on weekends from last weekend in September to October 31. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 11, 2012)

Warren County

  • Longmeadow Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Honey (retail), Raw honeys, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, school tours
    561 County Route 521 (blairstown Road), Hope, NJ 07844. Phone: 908 459 5351. Open: Saturdays, Sundays, and Monday Holidays, 9 am to 5 pm in September and October. Directions: In North Jersey we are 1 mile north of route I 80 at exit 12 on County Route 521. Click here for a map and directions. Pick Your Own raspberries 7 days a week from late July through early October, Pick your own Blackberries 7 days a week from late July through August; The pick your own apple season is on weekends and Monday holidays in September and October; Pick your own pumpkins and gourds, and hayrides through spook hollow on weekends only from the end of September through Halloween. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. (ADDED: September 19, 2010)

Horse Rides and More:

Warren County

  • Horse Sleigh Farm - Boarding stables, Horses trails (unguided), Horse riding lessons, equipment & instruction, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, Pets welcome, beginners riding lessons, horse-drawn hayrides, horse-drawn carriage rides, Horse-drawn sleigh rides (weather permitting), Honey from hives on the farm, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    438 Route 57 West, Washington, NJ 07882. Phone: 908-246-3044. Email: HorseSleighFarm@aol.com. Open: All Year; 10am to 10pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Our Farm Location: 438 Route 57 West, Washington, NJ 07882 ~Only 45 minutes West of New York City and 1 Hour North of Philadelphia. GPS: 438 State Route 57 West, Washington, NJ 07882. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Santa's Village with Live Santa and Pictures, Sleigh Rides, Christmas Trees, Gift Shop & More!. 155 Acres of Farm. New Facility, Friendly Boarders, and organic hay. Best care for your horse in New Jersey. (ADDED: November 24, 2011)

Winery, Brewery and Distillery Tours and Tastings:

Warren County

  • Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms - Winery, Red wine, White wine, Rose, Fruit wine, Fortified wine, Sparkling wine, Other wine, Tours of the actual production facility, Tours are FREE, Free tastings/sampling, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Bed and breakfast nearby, Hotel / Motel nearby, Wedding facilities, Business meeting facilities, Beautiful rural setting, Mountain views, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, fitness/health club nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, No pets please, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    783 County Route 519, Belvidere, NJ 07823. Phone: 908-475-3671. Fax: 908-475-3555. Email: mattyfla@gmail.com. Directions: Interstate 80 to exit 12. 6 miles south on the right or Interstate 78 to exit 17 (31 North) Take 31 north to the end and turn left onto Route 46 West. At the first traffic light turn right, (County Route 519. we are up on the left 2 miles. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. . Pick your own Apples. Host of private parties, barefoot grape stomping, murder mystery dinners and bridal showers. Personalized wine labels and custom wine baskets are available. (ADDED: September 25, 2013)

Wholesale Foods

Sussex County

  • Tranquillity Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, Local sales at our farm, Local delivery, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, Bounce house, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    10 Tranquillity Farms Lane Route 517, Andover, NJ 07821. Phone: 908-979-0303. Fax: 908-979-0303. Email: tranqfarms@yahoo.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, Middle of March through October 31 Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 6 pm, December 1 through December 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Take Route 80 to Exit 19. Make a right off of the exit. We are located 1 mile on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Fest with corn maze, wagon rides and U-pick pumpkins is open on weekends from last weekend in September to October 31. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 11, 2012)

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