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It's Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Time in New Jersey!

23 Farms to Pick Strawberries


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It's Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Time in New Jersey!

Strawberry picking season in New Jersey is estimated to arrive this year in late May, and, after several long, cold months, it’s a great way to get the whole family outside. Head to these pick-your-own (PYO) farms near you for delicious, fresh berries, and don’t forget: This winter’s freezing temperatures (you remember those, right?) are affecting Jersey’s strawberry crops, so many farms have not yet finalized pricing.

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
908-879-7189
9 am–7 pm daily, late May–mid June

Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Rd., Freehold
732-462-0756
9 am–3 pm daily, mid May–mid June

Bonacorsi Family Farm
1137 Croton Rd. Rt. 579, Flemington
609-638-0048
9 am–6 pm daily, mid May–mid June

Califon Farm Market & Orchards 
472 Rt. 513, Califon
908-832-2905
melickstownfarm.com

Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
908-852-9122
8 am–6 pm daily, late May–June

Farms View Rd. Stand
945 Black Oak Ridge Rd., Wayne
973-839-1212
9 am–6 pm Mon–Sat, 9am–5pm Sun, mid May–mid June

Giamarese Farm and Orchards
155 Fresh Pond Rd., East Brunswick
732-821-9494
10 am–6 pm Tues–Sat, 10 am–6 pm Sun, late May–mid June

Green Valley Farms 
997 Rt. 23 Wantage 
973-875-5213
greenvalleyfarms.us

Horse Sleigh Farm
438 Rt. 57 W., Washington
908-267-5313
10 am–7 pm Sat–Sun, June
Includes bounce house, petting zoo, horse drawn wagon, hay, and pony rides

Lee Turkey Farm
201 Hickory Corner Rd., East Windsor
609-448-0629
9 am–6 pm Mon–Sat, 2 pm–6 pm Sun, June

Little Acres Farm Market
Pennington-Lawrenceville Rd., Pennington
609-737-6502
10 am–6 pm Mon–Sat, 10 am–5 pm Sun, May–June

Melick’s Town Farm
170 Oldwick Rd., Oldwick
908-439-3888
9 am–6 pm daily, mid May–June
$3.99 per pound

Peterson Farm
438 Quakertown Rd., Flemington
908-782-0707
8 am–5 pm daily, mid May–mid June

Phillips Farms
290 Church Rd., Milford
908-995-0022
10 am–6 pm Wed–Mon, end of May–mid June

Snyder's Farm 
586 South Middlebush Rd., Somerset
732-496-0441
snyders-farm.com

Stony Hill Gardens
8 State Rt. 24, Chester
908-879-2696
10 am–5 pm daily, late May–June

Stults Farm
62 John White Rd, Cranbury 
609-799-2523
stultsfarm.com

Sunhaven Farms 
1018 Orchard Dr., Hillsborough 
908-369-6504

Sussex Strawberry Farm
565 Rt. 206 N., Andover
973-579-5055
9 am–6 pm Mon–Fri, 9 am–5 pm Sat, 9 am–4 pm Sun, June

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton
609-924-2310
9 am–5 pm Mon–Sun, late May–early June

Tindall Farms
1201 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor
609-631-8086
9 am–6 pm daily, late May–June

Valley View Farms
290 Rt. 206 S., Newton
973-579-7271
10 am–6 pm daily, May–mid June

Von Thun’s Country Farm Market
519 Ridge Rd., Monmouth Junction
732-329-8656
9 am–6 pm daily, late May–mid June

Wemrock Orchards
300 Rt. 33 W., Freehold
732-431-2668
9 am–6 pm daily, late May–early June

Westhaven Farm, Inc.
725 Rt. 524, Allentown
609-259-2186
9 am–7 pm daily, late May–June

Wondering what to do with all those fresh strawberries? We've got lots of ideas on our Strawberries Pinterest Board. And remember, fresh-picked berries won't last as long as store-bought ones, so plan to eat them within a few days of being picked.

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Let us know—where's your favorite spot to pick fresh berries and share your favorite recipes? Comment below!

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