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 with social distancing rules in place, pick your own farms are making sure to take extra precautions to keep the produce and picking process safe. We’ve also got a great 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:

Atlantic County

B&B Farms Natural Growing Process
July – November, Monday-Saturday, 8 AM-4 PM
Blueberries, June – August
Strawberries, hot Pepper, sweet potato, spinach, okra, July – October
250 S Mannheim Ave, Egg Harbor, NJ 08215
(609) 965-5558

Dimeo’s U-Pick Blueberry Farms & Berry Plants Garden Center Natural Growing Process
Open for picking by appointment only, Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 1 PM – 6 PM 
Blueberries available in June through August
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 July 9
436 Pleasant Mills Rd, Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 561-2474

Bergen County

Demarest Farms
Open every day, 9 AM – 5 PM
Peaches, apples, and pumpkins.
244 Wiermus Road
Hillsdale, NJ 07642
201.666.0472

Burlington County

Johnsons Corner Farm
Open every day, 8 AM – 7 PM
Strawberries, cherries, blueberries, peaches, snap peas, sweet corn, string beans, sunflowers, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, and more.
133 Church Road
Medford, NJ 08055
609.654.8643

Taylor’s Riverside Homestead Farm Organic – Not open for 2020
Monday – Sunday, 9 AM-6 PM
Blackberries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, blackberries, pears, watermelons, pumpkins
5 Taylors Lane Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
(856) 829-4992

Cape May County

Allen Family Farm Natural Growing Process
Monday – Sunday, 6 AM-8 PM 
Blueberries available throughout July
26 Tarkiln Road, Belleplain, NJ 08270
(609) 861-3778
allenfarm7@verizon.net

Beach Plum Farm
Open every day, 8 AM – 5 PM
Strawberries, pumpkins, flowers, and more.
140 Stevens Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
833.327.6268

Mercer County

Cooperative 518 Community Farm Natural Growing Process – Not open for 2020
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

Terhune Orchards
Open every day 9 AM – 5 PM
Strawberries, cherries, blueberries, blackberries, apples, vegetables, flowers, and more.
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ
609.924.2310

Monmouth County

Earth Friendly Organic Farm Organic – Not open for 2020
Sunday – Monday 9 AM-5 PM
Blueberries, thornless blackberries
7 Olde Noah Hunt Rd, Clarksburg, NJ 08510
(609) 259-9744

Happy Day Farms
Wednesday through Sunday 8 AM – 3 PM
Blueberries, raspberries, lavender, sunflowers, apples, pumpkins, and corn.
106 Iron Ore Road
Manalapan, New Jersey 07726
732-977-3607

Regina’s Certified Organic Vegetable Farm Not open for 2020
Herbs, vegetables, and produce
692 Lakewood-Farmingdale Road, Howell, NJ 07731
(732) 522-1777

Morris County

Alstead Farms
Open every day, 9 AM – 7 PM
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, tomatoes, peas, beans, and more.
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ 07930
908.258.6235

Ort Farms
Weekday 10 AM – 4 PM, Weekends 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Strawberries, pumpkins, corn, flowers, and more.
25 Bartley Road
Long Valley, NJ 07853
908.876.3351

Ocean County

Emery’s Farm Certified Organic
Sunday – Monday 9 AM-6 PM
Strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins, honey from hives on the farm
346 Long Swamp Rd, New Egypt, NJ 08533
(609) 758-8514

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

Somerset County

Snyder’s Farm
Saturday, 9 AM – 4 PM
Strawberries, blueberries, berries, and pumpkins.
586 South Middlebush Road
Somerset, NJ 08873
732.297.1835

Sussex County

Andersen Farms
Open 9 AM – 6 PM
Strawberries and pumpkins.
Lafayette Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
973.383.8335

Heaven Hill Farm
Open every day 10 AM – 6 PM
Pumpkins and more.
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ 07462
973.764.5144

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 20 June 1 – June 10 June 25
Cherries June 10 June 10 – June 25 June 25
Blueberries June 20 July 5 – Aug. 10 Aug. 15
Plums July 1 July 15 – Aug. 15 Sept. 1
Red Raspberries – Traditional July 1 July 5 – July 21 Aug. 1
Peaches, Nectarines July 5 July 20 – Sept. 1 Sept. 15
Apples July 15 Sept. 1 – Oct. 25 Oct. 31
Blackberries July 10 July 15 – July 30 Aug. 10
Pears Aug. 1 Aug 10. – Aug 31 Sept. 10
Raspberries – Fall Bearing Aug. 15 Sept. 1 – Sept 20 Oct. 15
Grapes Aug. 25 Sept. 10 – Sept. 20 Sept. 30
Cranberries Sept. 20 Oct. 1 – Nov. 1 Nov. 10
Vegetables Early Most Active Late
Spinach April 15 May 5 – June 25 June 30
Asparagus Apr. 23 May 1 – May 30 June 25
Lettuce – Late Spring May 15 May 20 – July 15 Aug. 31
Collards May 15 Aug. 20 – Oct. 31 Nov. 20
Broccoli May 20 June 10 – Oct. 31 Nov. 1
Peas May 20 June 15 – June 25 July 5
Beets June 1 July 1 – Oct. 31 Nov. 30
Cabbage June 1 June 10 – Oct. 31 Nov. 15
Snap Beans June 10 June 20 – July 20 Aug. 31
Squash June 15 June 25 – Sept. 1 Sept. 30
Onions June 25 June 25 – July 31 Sept. 30
Cucumbers June 25 July 5 – Aug. 15 Sept. 15
Sweet Corn July 1 July 5 – Aug. 31 Sept. 25
Peppers July 5 July 15 – Oct. 31 Nov. 5
Tomatoes** July 5 July 10 – Sept. 15 Oct. 15
Eggplant** July 10 July 20 – Sept. 30 Oct. 15
Lima Beans July 10 July 15 – Aug. 31 Oct. 31
Potatoes July 10 July 20 – Sept. 30 Oct. 15
Okra** July 15 Aug. 15 – Sept. 15 Oct. 15
Lettuce – Early Fall Sept. 1 Sept 15. – Nov. 15 Nov. 30
Cauliflower Sept. 1 Oct. 5 – Nov. 20 Dec. 5
Pumpkins Sept. 15 Oct. 1 – Oct. 15 Oct. 31
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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