Pick Your Own Peaches in New Jersey

BY  |  Tuesday, Jul 09, 2013 8:00am

pick your own peaches

Juicy, sweet, delicious peaches. They are a summer treat. Peaches typically peak during mid-July and August in our area, and there are many pick your own farms in New Jersey.

Peaches happen to be easily affected by the weather, especially rain and cooler temperatures, 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 p.m. – 4 p.m.
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
Hours: Monday – Sunday 8 am – 5 pm

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

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

Lee Turkey Farm
201 Hickory Corner Road
East Windsor, NJ
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’s your favorite peach recipe?

(Photo: Flickr)
(Photo: Flickr)

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