VON THUN’S COUNTRY FARM MARKET

Pick-your-own ​strawberry season is here! Grab your baskets and get the whole family outside. Head to these pick-your-own (PYO) farms near you for delicious, fresh berries, but be sure to call ahead for specific opening and picking times.

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester
908-258-6245
PYO is happening but you must pre-purchase tickets. 

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Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Rd., Freehold
732-462-0756
PYO is open; call ahead or follow on Facebook for hours.

Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
908-852-9122 ext. 1
Limited picking available, call before heading out.  Hours are 9 am-5:30 pm Monday to Saturday and 10 am-4:30 pm Sunday.

Farms View
945 Black Oak Ridge Rd., Wayne
973-839-1212
PYO open through mid-June, 9 am-5 pm (Mon.-Sat.), 9 am-4 pm (Sun.) Please call ahead to make sure fields are open. 

Giamarese Farm and Orchards
155 Fresh Ponds Rd., East Brunswick
732-821-9494
Open now for strawberries and lettuce. Call ahead before visiting. 10 am- 6pm (Tues. – Sun.) 

Lee Turkey Farm
201 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor
Lee Turkey Farm is open for strawberry – and lettuce! – picking. In the market, there is also a selection of freshly picked strawberries and lettuce, local pure honey, free-range eggs, and an assortment of cheeses from Fulper Farms in Lambertville.

Melick’s Town Farm
170 Oldwick Rd., Oldwick
908-439-2955
PYO through June, 9:30 am-6 pm daily; advance reservations required.

Ort Farms
25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
908-876-3351
PYO is available 9:30am-4:30p daily. Pre-purchase admission tickets
Follow on Facebook for updates

Phillips Farms
290 Church Rd., Milford
908-995-0022
PYO is open, but call ahead to make sure strawberries are picking.

Snyder’s Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd., Somerset
732-496-0441
PYO is open select days. Weekends only from 9 am- 4pm; last cars admitted at 3pm. Call before visiting

Stony Hill Farms
15 North Rd., Chester
908-879-2696
PYO starts in June. Hours are 10am-5pm; last cars admitted at 4pm. Follow on Facebook for updates.

Sunhaven Farms
1018 Orchard Dr., Hillsborough
908-369-6504
PYO starts mid-June. Follow on Facebook for updates.

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton
609-924-2310
PYO starts at 9 am; call to confirm

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Von Thun’s Country Farm Market
519 Ridge Rd., Monmouth Junction
732-329-8656
PYO is happening now; call ahead. Strawberry Festival June 4/5; buy tickets here.

Von Thun’s Country Farm Market
438 Route 57 West, Washington Township
732-329-8656
PYO is happening now; call ahead. Strawberry Festival June 4/5 and June 11/12; buy tickets here.

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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