Where to Pick Your Own Peaches in New Jersey

BY  |  Friday, Jun 13, 2014 9:00am

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 Pick Your Own Peaches in New Jersey

Did you know that New Jersey ranks 4th nationally for peach production, after California, South Carolina & Georgia? It’s true and you can take your family to one of the many pick your own farms in the Garden State to get your own juicy, sweet, delicious peaches.

NJ Peaches typically peak during late June through August. Keep in mind that peaches are easily affected by the weather, so it’s best to call the farm before you head over to make sure they have some peaches good enough to pick.

Here is where to pick your own peaches in New Jersey:

pick your own peaches

Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Road
Hillsdale, NJ, 07642.
(201) 666-0472
Hours: 12 pm – 4 pm
Cost: $5 per person for hayride and $7 per bag of peaches

Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 (old route 24)
Chester, NJ, 07930
(908) 879-7189
Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Wightman’s Farm
1111 Mount Kemble Road
Morristown, NJ, 07960
973.425.0840
Hours: Monday – Sunday 8 am – 5 pm

Krowicki Farms
862 route 539
New Egypt, NJ
(609 752-5591
Hours: 9 am – 6 pm
Cost: $1.39 per pound

Pick Your Own Peaches in New Jersey

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-2310
Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Califon Farm Market & Orchard
472 County Road 513
Califon, NJ 07830
(908) 832-2905
Hours: 9 am – 6 pm

Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 469-0756
Hours: 9 am – 5 pm, closed Tuesdays

Melick’s Town Farm
472 County Road 513
Califon, New Jersey 07830
(908) 439-2318
Hours: 9 am – 6 pm

Treelicious Orchards
Karrville Road
Port Murray, NJ
908.689.2906
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 6 pm

Lee Turkey Farm
201 Hickory Corner Road
East Windsor, NJ
609.448.0629
Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm / Sundays 2 pm – 6 pm
This turkey farm also has hundreds of fruit trees and acres of vegetable available ot pick your own

peach muffinsOnce you get your peaches, you’ll need some great recipes. Try our What’s For Dinner? food writer Lisa Davies’ award-wining Grilled Peach and Feta Salad, or our From the Farmer’s Marker writer Alison Bermack’s Farm Fresh Peach Muffins or Blender Peach Sorbet.

 

 

 

Tell us what your favorite peach recipe is in comments!

 

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