pick-your-own strawberry
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Note: Due to concerns about COVID-19, many farms have rules and restrictions in place about buying advance tickets, and due to the weather, many have limited strawberry crops. Please call your local favorite farm before heading out.

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, plus COVID-19 restrictions before you head out.

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

Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Rd., Freehold
732-462-0756
PYO should be 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.

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.) 

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

Ort Farms
25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
908-876-3351

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. Call before visiting

Stony Hill Farms
15 North Rd., Chester
908-879-2696
PYO starts in June; 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

Von Thun’s Country Farm Market
519 Ridge Rd., Monmouth Junction
732-329-8656
PYO is happening now; call ahead; Strawberry Festival June 5/6 & 12/13

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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