The Best Pick Your Own Farms In NJ

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After a season of being inside, heading to one of New Jersey’s pick your own farms is a welcome way to get nutrient-rich food and have a fun outing with the fam. And this summer, pick your own farms are taking extra precautions to keep the produce and picking process safe. Opening day for strawberries is mid-May, but you’ll want to plan to revisit these farms all season as different fruits and veggies are ready—call ahead to find out the best times and if you need to buy tickets beforehand. If you’re strictly organic, check our round-up of just organic U-pick farms in New Jersey. Read on for the best pick your own farms in NJ along with a calendar of New Jersey’s growing season so you can plan ahead to load up on your family’s favorites.

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Here are the best pick your own farms in New Jersey:

Strawberry farms will be ready for the picking in mid-May early June via @iambiancalauren

Atlantic County

Blueberry Bill Farms
Daily 8 AM-5 PM

Family-run, pick your own blueberry farm when the season begins.
914 11th Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 839-4306

Walking Bird Farm, previously known as B&B Farms Natural Growing Process
May-October CSA Pickup and Farm Shop Thursday and Friday from 10 AM-5 PM and Saturday 10 AM-2 PM, U-Pick Hours (When Available) Monday-Saturday, 10 AM-5 PM
Strawberries (late May-June) and blueberries (mid-June-July)
250 S Mannheim Ave, Egg Harbor, NJ 08215
(609) 678-4129

Dimeo’s U-Pick Blueberry Farms & Berry Plants Garden Center Natural Growing Process
Open for picking by appointment only, Monday – Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM
Blueberries available in early June
3101 Nesco Rd. Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 561-5905

Lindsay’s Blueberry Farm Natural Growing Process
Thursday – Sunday, 8 AM-5 PM 
Blueberries available starting mid-June or July
436 Pleasant Mills Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 561-2474

Sahl’s Father Son Farm
Check ahead for hours

Pick your own strawberries.
420 West Pestalozzi Street Galloway Twp., NJ 08215
(609) 965-9300 

Bergen County

Demarest Farms
Open every day, 9 AM – 5 PM
Peaches early July, apples early September, and pumpkins early September.
244 Wiermus Road, Hillsdale, NJ 07642
(201) 666-0472

Burlington County

Haines Berry Farm
Daily 7 AM -5 PM

Take a wagon ride to pick your own berries.
98 Sheep Pen Hill Road, Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 894-8630 

Honey Brook Organic Farm
Tuesday 9 AM-6 PM, Thursday 11 AM-6 PM, and 9 AM-1 PM

Pick your own strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, snap peas, cherry currant, grape, and plum tomatoes, flowers, snap beans, edamame soybeans, okra, hot peppers, herbs, and tomatillos.
258 Crosswicks-Ellisdale Road, Chesterfield, NJ 08515
(609) 737-8899

Johnsons Corner Farm
Open every day, 8 AM-7 PM
Blueberries, peaches, string beans, zucchini, tomatoes, zinnias, potatoes, sweet corn, sunflowers, potatoes, and more.
133 Church Road, Medford, NJ 08055
(609) 654-8643

Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm
Picking begins May 21, 2021

Strawberries, radishes, and sugar snap peas.
2691 Monmouth Rd., Jobstown, NJ 08041
(609) 353-9000

Specca Farms Pick Your Own
Thursday through Saturday 8:30 AM-5:30 PM, Sunday 9 AM-5 PM

Strawberries, Broccoli Rabe, Spinach, Lettuce, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Beets, Onions, Fava Beans in the spring. Veggies, Beans, and Greens in the winter.
870 Jacksonville Mt. Holly Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505
(609) 267-4445

Strawberry Hill Farm
Open from mid-July to October

Pick your own from mid-July to October.
3 Waln Road, Chesterfield, NJ 08515
(609) 298-0823

Taylor’s Riverside Homestead Farm Organic – Not open for 2021
Monday – Sunday, 9 AM-6 PM
Blackberries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, blackberries, pears, watermelons, pumpkins
5 Taylors Lane Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
(856) 829-4992

Wells’ Blueberry Farm
Daily during picking season 8 AM-5 PM
Pick your own blueberries.
466 Retreat Road, Southhampton Township, NJ 08088
(609) 859-2662

Cape May County

Beach Plum Farm
Thursday through Sunday, 8 AM – 5 PM
Swiss chard, arugula, radish, lettuce, carrots, spinach, cilantro, parsley, dill, and more.
140 Stevens Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
(833) 327-6268

Gloucester County

Mood’s Farm Market
June through September, call ahead for exact dates and times

Sweet cherries, blueberries, pears, white seedless grades, apples, and more.
901 Bridgeton Pike Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
(856) 478-2500

Hunterdon County

Melick’s Town Farm
Opens in mid-May or June

Apples, strawberries, peaches, pumpkins, and flowers
PYO Strawberries and Flowers at 170 Oldwick Road, Oldwick NJ 08858; Orchards: 472 County Road 513, Califon, NJ 07830
(908) 832-2905

Phillips Farms
Daily 9 AM-6:30 PM

Strawberries, blackberries, peaches, and more, depending on the season.
91 Crab Apple Hill Road, Milford, NJ 08848
(908) 995-0022

Peterson Family Farm
Opening June 4, Thursday-Friday from 9 AM-11 AM (seniors), Tuesday-Friday from 3 PM-7 PM, weekends 9 AM-5 PM

Various strawberry varieties are available.
438 Quakertown Road, Flemington, NJ 08822
(908) 782-0707 

Mercer County

Cooperative 518 Community Farm Natural Growing Process – Not open for 2021
Thursday & Friday 10 AM-6 PM, Saturday & Sunday 10 AM-4 PM
Vegetables and herbs
15 County Road 518 Princeton, NJ 08540
(732) 606-2375

Honey Brook Organic Farm
Tuesday-Friday 9 AM-6 PM, Saturday 8:30 AM-3 PM

Pick your own strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, snap peas, cherry currant, grape, and plum tomatoes, flowers, snap beans, edamame soybeans, okra, hot peppers, herbs, and tomatillos.
Corner of Elm Ridge and Pennington-Rocky Hill Roads, Hopewell Township, NJ 08534
(609) 737-8899

Lee Turkey Farm
Monday through Saturday 10 AM-6 PM, Sunday 2 PM-6 PM (must arrive by 5:15 PM)
A variety of fruits and vegetables changes monthly.
201 Hickory Corner Rd., East Windsor, NJ 08520
(609) 448-0629

Terhune Orchards
Pick your own May through October, daily 9 AM-5 PM
Strawberries, cherries, blueberries, blackberries, apples, vegetables, flowers, and more.
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
609.924.2310

Middlesex County

Von Thun’s Country Farm Market
Daily 10 AM -6 PM

Pick your own berries, pumpkins, and apples at the South Brunswick location and pick your own strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, and pumpkins at the Washington location.
Washington- 438 Route 57 West, Washington Twp., NJ 07882 (732) 986-6816
South Brunswick- 519 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852 (732) 329-8656 

Monmouth County

Battleview Orchards
Wednesdays-Mondays 9 AM-6 PM (closed Tuesdays)
Pick your own strawberries, sour cherries, peaches, nectarines, apples, and pumpkins.
91 Wemrock Road, Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 462-0756

Happy Day Farms
Opening June 12, 2021, Wednesday through Sunday 8 AM – 3 PM
Blueberries (late June), raspberries (mid-June), lavender viewing (mid-June), sunflowers (July 4 weekend), zinnia (July 4 weekend), and more.
106 Iron Ore Road, Manalapan, New Jersey 07726
(732) 977-3607

Morris County

Alstede Farms
Pick your own runs from late May through early November; the farms are open every day, 9 AM-6 PM
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, tomatoes, peas, beans, and more.
1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 879-7189

Hillview Farms
Daily 9 AM-6 PM

Blueberries, peaches, zinnias, apples, and pumpkins, depending on the season.
223 Meyersville Rd., Gilette, NJ 07933
(908) 647-0957

Ort Farms
Weekday 9 AM-7 PM, Saturdays 8 AM-7 PM and Sundays 9 AM-6 PM
Pick your strawberries expected to start June 1, 2021
25 Bartley Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853
(908) 876-3351

Stony Hill Farms
Daily 10 AM-5 PM

Pick your own sunflowers, raspberries, pumpkins, and more.
15 North Rd., Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 879-2908

Wightman Farms
Weekdays 8 AM-6 PM, Saturdays 8 AM-5 PM and Sundays 8 AM-4 PM
Pick your own strawberries, peaches, cherries, nectarines, apples (almost 30 varieties).
1111 Mt. Kemble Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 425-9819

Ocean County

Champion U-Pick Blueberry Farm
Call ahead in June Saturdays 7 AM-3 PM

Call ahead in early June to see the status of the blueberries.
60 Cherry St., Whiting, NJ 08759
(732) 350-4467

Dewolf’s U Pick Farm
Weekdays 8 AM-5 PM and Weekdays 8 AM-4 PM
Beans, beets, blackberries, cucumbers, eggplant, onions, peppers, and more.
58 West Colliers Mill Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533
(609) 758-6288

Emery’s Farm Certified Organic
Please call ahead for pick your own to see what is available 9 AM-4 PM
Strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins, honey from hives on the farm
346 Long Swamp Rd, New Egypt, NJ 08533
(609) 758-8514

Hallock’s U-Pick Farm
Weekdays 7 AM-7 PM, Weekends 7 AM-5 PM

Strawberries, Peas, Cabbage, Beans, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and more.
38 Fischer Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533
(609) 758-8847

Silverton Farms Organic
Tuesday – Saturday, 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday 9 AM-4 PM
Open May through October, Weekends only in November
Strawberries, raspberries, pumpkins, green beans, cherry tomatoes, and flowers
1520 Silverton Rd, Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 244-2621

Passaic County

Farms View
Monday-Saturday from 9 AM-6 PM, Sundays 9 AM-5 PM

Pick your own strawberries and pumpkins.
945 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 839-1212

Somerset County

Snyder’s Farm
Saturdays and Sundays, 9 AM – 4 PM
Strawberries (starts in late May), blueberries (begins in late June), and pumpkins (begins in late September).
586 South Middlebush Road, Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 496-0441

Sussex County

Heaven Hill Farm
Monday-Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM
Pumpkins and more.
451 State Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462
(973) 764-5144

Sussex County Strawberry Farm
Monday-Saturday 9 AM-6 PM, Sundays 9 AM-5 PM
Depending on the season, you can pick your own strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and pumpkins.
565 US-206, Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 579-5055

The best time to go to a pick your own farm in New Jersey

To help you find the best growing seasons and availability of fruits and veggies in New Jersey, we’ve included the picking calendar below found on Find Jersey Fresh. Keep in mind, for the most accurate information on the harvest, hours of operation, and daily picking availability, please call the New Jersey farm on the morning of your visit.

Fruits & Berries Early Most Active Late
Strawberries May 15 June 1 – June 10 June 15
Cherries June 5 June 5 – June 25 June 30
Blueberries June 15 July 5 – Aug. 10 Aug. 15
Plums July 1 July 15 – Aug. 15 Sept. 30
Red Raspberries – Traditional July 1 July 5 – July 21 Aug. 1
Peaches, Nectarines July 15 July 20 – Sept. 1 Oct. 10
Apples August 15 Sept. 1 – Nov. 25 Dec. 31
Blackberries July 5 July 15 – July 30 Aug. 15
Pears Aug. 1 Aug 10. – Aug 31 Sept. 5
Raspberries – Fall Bearing Aug. 15 Sept. 1 – Sept 20 Oct. 15
Grapes Aug. 25 Sept. 10 – Sept. 20 Sept. 30
Cranberries Oct. 5 Oct. 5 – Nov. 15 Dec. 31
Vegetables Early Most Active Late
Spinach April 15 May 5 – June 25 Nov. 15
Asparagus Apr. 20 May 1 – May 30 June 15
Lettuce – Late Spring May 20 May 20 – July 15 Oct. 15
Collards May 20 Aug. 20 – Oct. 31 Nov. 30
Broccoli June 1 June 10 – July 1 July 1
Peas June 5 June 15 – June 25 July 5
Beets May 15 July 1 – Oct. 31 Nov. 30
Cabbage May 25 June 10 – Oct. 31 Nov. 30
Snap Beans June 15 June 20 – July 20 Oct. 31
Squash June 15 June 25 – Sept. 1 Oct. 15
Onions June 20 June 25 – July 31 Oct. 31
Cucumbers June 25 July 5 – Aug. 15 Sept. 30
Sweet Corn June 25 July 5 – Aug. 31 Sept. 5
Peppers June 25 July 15 – Oct. 31 Oct. 31
Tomatoes** June 20 July 10 – Sept. 15 Oct. 5
Eggplant** July 10 July 20 – Sept. 30 Oct. 15
Lima Beans June 15 July 15 – Aug. 31 Oct. 31
Potatoes July 1 July 20 – Sept. 30 Dec. 15
Okra** July 15 Aug. 15 – Sept. 15 Oct. 15
Lettuce – Early Fall Sept. 1 Sept 15. – Oct. 15 Oct. 15
Cauliflower Oct. 5 Oct. 5 – Nov. 20 Nov. 30
Pumpkins Sept. 15 Oct. 1 – Oct. 10 Oct. 10
Other Early Most Active Late
Everlastings, Flowers, Herbs
July 1 July 15 – Sept. 15 Oct. 1
** Late date is Oct. 15 or killing frost

 

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