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Welcome to the farms and orchards of central jersey. We are not called the Garden State for nothing! You might be surprised to see the thousands of acres of preserved and productive central New Jersey farmland, many offering on-farm markets, u-pick opportunities, hayrides, and other family-friendly activities. Come out to Central Jersey and experience it for yourself!

Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse

369 Stamets Rd, Milford

Creating wholesome food sustainably, while healing the earth, is the mission of Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse. The farm offers 100% grass-fed raw cow milk cheeses, pastured meats, and rustic breads baked in a wood-fired oven. The farm has 60 mature cows, plus a new generation of Bobolink Grazers, the result of crossing modern dairy breeds with the ancient Kerry cattle of Ireland. Farm store open daily except Tuesdays. Tours Saturdays and Sundays; special events in summer.

Cherry Grove Farm

3200 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence

Cherry Grove Farm is a sustainable dairy farm and creamery on 480 acres in Lawrenceville, making award-winning farmstead cheeses from grass-fed raw cows’ milk. Cheeses are made in small batches and aged on the farm, with attention to the craft of artisanal cheesemaking. The farm also raises heritage breed pigs, lambs, chickens and beef cattle, producing grass- and whey-fed meats, raised without hormones, antibiotics or steroids. Farm Store open 7 days per week April through December.

Dogwood Farms scenic photo. Red barns, green grass

Dogwood Farms

3625 Valley Rd, Liberty Corner, NJ 07938

Relocated in 2020 from Hillsborough to Basking Ridge, Dogwood Farms is operated organically at English Farm, which dates back to the Revolutionary War when French and American troops camped in the English Farm fields on route to the final victory at Yorktown, VA. Their store is located in a beautiful historic barn. They offer vegetables, dairy products, meat and poultry, sauces, salsa, Bloody Mary mix, and much more! Sightseers are welcomed to visit the Testo pizza truck from 10 AM to 4 PM on summer and fall weekends. Visit the farm animals year around. Pumpkin Picking will also be available for families in October!

Gorgeous Goat Creamery

71 Featherbed Ln, Stockton, NJ

Gorgeous Goat Creamery invites you to visit the farm and make friends with the goats. They are a small-scale commercial goat dairy, offering the freshest goat dairy products in the area. On the farm tour, you will learn how goats are milked and how to make delicious cheese in a family-friendly environment. Depending on the time of year, you may be able to “up close and personal” with baby kids or take adult goats on a hike. Check out the website to get the latest information and make a reservation before visiting.

Griggstown Farm Market

484 Bunker Hill Rd, Princeton

Griggstown Farm Market sells its famous “Griggstown chicken” and other farm products raised on the farm using all-natural methods The market sells seasonal fruit pies, pot pies, poultry sausages, quail eggs, and fresh seasonal soups. All products are prepared in a USDA kitchen at the Farm. Thanksgiving and holiday menus offered to complement the farm-raised turkeys sold during November & December. Visit the store 7 days per week or order by phone or online.

Hidden Spring Lavender & Alpaca Farm

890 Belle Mead-Blawenburg Rd, Skillman

Our lavender fields are planted with many varieties, producing bouquets, buds, oil and culinary products made with our own lavender plants and 100% pure lavender essential oil. Open weekends, the shop offers plush Buena Bears™, lotions, creams, moisturizers, hand soap, aromatherapy and bath and body items, sachets, neck pillows, lavender wreaths, dried Lavender, and much more. When you visit, say hello to the friendly alpacas, from which we make alpaca fiber products.

Norz-Hill Farm

120 South Branch Rd. Hillsborough

The Norz family started farming at the present location in 1920, with the fourth and fifth generations now working the land. Located just 35 miles southwest of New York City in Central Jersey, Norz-Hill Farm consists of 1,200 acres of corn, soybeans, alfalfa and timothy hay, rye, pumpkins, sweet corn, tomatoes and other vegetables. They also raise dairy replacement heifers, horses, sheep, goats, llamas and even “zonkeys”! They run a roadside produce market during the summer and fall, where they sell Jersey Fresh vegetables grown on the farm. During the fall they offer family activities such as pick you own pumpkins, hayrides, farm tours, a corn maze and a haunted trail.

Snyders Farm

586 S Middlebush Rd, Somerset

Snyders Farm is located on a historic farm in the Middlebush section of Franklin Township, New Jersey. The farm has a busy U-Pick season for strawberries and blueberries in late May through late July, a roadside farm stand open in July through mid-September, and a wide variety of special events including goat yoga, U-Pick movie nights and Fall Festival weekends. Fall parties include: hay rides, tunnels and slides, wooden train, horse races, pumpkin bounce house, pedal carts, pumpkin bowling, corn crib, corn maze, sack and duck races, hoop toss, corn hole, football toss and more. We update our voicemail messages with crop availability or if we are closed due to weather.

Stangl Farmer’s Market

50 Stangl Rd, Flemington

Visit the Stangl Factory Farmers Market, open all year round for an indoor farmers’ market featuring 30+ artisanal vendors, every Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm. Enjoy the Factory’s unique atmosphere while browsing locally-sourced vegetables, grass-fed meats, artisan bread and cheeses, pastured eggs, honey, specialty foods, breads, coffee, tea, and desserts. The Market has a fine selection of local crafts including pottery, fiber arts, turned wood, hand-spun yarn, tool sharpening, woodworking, jewelry, art and photography, holistic products, bath soaps featuring goat’s milk, lavender, and other locally sourced goods. Housed in the iconic former Stangl Pottery Factory, the Market is an active part of the community and visitor destination.

Terhune Orchards

330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton

200-acre farm, family-owned and operated. The Mount Family, 10th generation of central New Jersey farmers, offer a family-friendly destination with animals to visit. They use sustainable methods to grow over 46 different crops—apples to zucchini and certified organic vegetable production. Pick-Your-Own available April–October with strawberry, blueberry, apple, peach, and pumpkin picking. Enjoy the fun of Terhune farm festivals and music series. Farm Store open every day except Christmas and New Year’s. Winery tasting room open Friday to Sunday, noon-5pm.

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