Peach Picking New Jersey – who doesn’t love a freshly picked peach?
Depending on which farm grows which varieties, you can typically pick peaches from June right through to September.
Have a look at some great places to pick your own peaches in New Jersey.
91 Wemrock Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728
Battleview Orchards is a “family owned and operated farm, located in Freehold, New Jersey, harvests locally grown fruits and invites the public to “Pick Your Own” New Jersey Strawberries, Sour Cherries, New Jersey Peaches, Nectarines, New Jersey Apples, and Pumpkins. Battleview Orchards is the oldest Pick Your Own orchard in New Jersey!
The Country Store is open all year. It features our own Fresh Pressed Cider and our famous Apple Cider Donuts, along with quality fresh fruits and vegetables. The Country Store has a full line of freshly baked pies, breads and baked goods. Fruit and Vegetable Platters, Gift Baskets, and a large variety of gourmet items are available. Try our family recipes or join us at one of our Seasonal Events.”
The approximate dates (check with Battleview before you travel) for peach picking are:
EARLY VARIETIES Approximate Dates – July 7th through July 23rd
MID-SEASON VARIETIES Approximate Dates – July 21st through August 4th
LATE SEASON VARIETIES Approximate Dates – August 4th through September 12th
87 Belcher Rd, Blairstown, NJ 07825
244 Werimus Rd, Hillsdale, NJ 07642
Demarest Farms was “founded in 1886 and has since been a staple within the Bergen County Community. Offering a variety of activities, including peach picking, apple picking, and pumpkin picking, the farm is the perfect spot for family-fun. The farm market offers plants, produce, fresh baked goods, and more for all of its guests to enjoy!”
Peach picking starts at Demarest in early July.
Make sure to stop by Demarest Farms this July for Pick Your Own Peaches! The best spot for peach picking, Demarest Farms has great peach varieties to choose from!”
1 Alstede Farms Ln, Chester, NJ 07930
Alstede Farms “is an ever-changing invitation to enjoy the best earth has to offer. Each season brings new fun for your family and new flavors to your table. And that’s why every visit to Alstede Farms is a discovery.
We wish to make all of your visits to Alstede Farms memorable. Whether you stop in for a fresh, juicy peach, visit our friendly farm animals with your grandchildren, or simply seek quiet solace and escape from the rat race by visiting our farm; we are dedicated to operating a family farm that contributes to your quality of life. Stop in and experience the warmth that our family brings to Alstede Farms.
Alsteded Farms do peach picking. Peaches are a wonderful sign of summer. Their bright succulent flesh and sweet and delicate aroma make it the perfect fruit to enjoy freshly picked. When you first bite into our juicy peaches your senses will awaken.
As juice dribbles down your chin and you begin to enjoy the fruit, you realize all the flavors of summer! What a wonderful feeling enjoying a freshly picked peach from our farm.”
330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Terhune Orchards have a farm store that is open all year. They sell “fresh fruits, vegetables, homemade baked goods, local gourmet goodies, jams, and local honey. And don’t miss our own apple cider and apple cider donuts!” They have their own vineyard and winery, with wines made from grapes grown at Terhune Orchards.
They run a ‘Read and Pick’ program for kids. “Read and Pick is a great way to introduce your young child to the fun of the farm. Read and Pick is an innovative program that combines hands on experience on the farm with an educational program and listening to a story highlighting that activity.” Check their website for the program schedule.
Terhune Orchards grow 28 different varieties of peaches, and these are available from July – September.
Johnson’s Corner Farm – Peach Picking NJ
133 Church Rd. Medford, New Jersey 08055
Johnson’s Corner Farm grow lots of different produce. They also run family friendly tours and hay-rides – “on the Regular Summer Tour hay-riders will get to pick 2 crops from our summer selection.
All tours include a hayride, use of our picnic area, animal feeding and play time in the Animal Farm, coloring sheets and teacher information. There is also a restroom facility for group use.” They also have a family activity area: “Our Discovery Barnyard & Animal Farm are fabulous places to bring your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews for a hands-on farm experience! Visit the Animal Farm to feed the animals!”
Also, don’t miss the bakery and farmhouse café “We are well known for our Pies, Cider donuts and Chicken Pot Pies. Our Farm House Kitchen crew have created all kinds of delicious food for you to enjoy here, take home for dinner or your next Party.”
Johnson’s start peach picking around the end of June.
5 Orchard St, Belvidere, NJ 07823
Stonyfield Orchard are “family owned and operated orchard in Belvidere, NJ, where you can pick your own or have us pick it for you. You can also purchase fresh goods from our farm store year ’round. We are kid-friendly, with cows and other farm animals for the children to see.
Come to our Farm Store for freshly picked produce: strawberries, sweet & sour cherries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, pears, tomatoes, potatoes, squash, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and herbs. Apples are available through the winter until April. Cider is pressed all winter long and is available through June.
We also carry eggs, cheeses, jellies and maple syrup, as well as Vermont cheese, preserves, relishes, salad dressings and more.
Sour cherries can be picked in July and August.
Melick’s Town Farm
472 County Rd 513, Califon, NJ 07830, United States
At Melick’s Town Farm “we grow it ourselves. For nearly 300 years, the Melick family has provided our community with delicious, locally grown, farm fresh fruits and vegetables! We also sell plants, shrubs, jams and jellies, baked goods, gifts, and even Christmas trees—all the products that people have come to rely on from the Melick family since about 1725.
We have over 5,000 peach trees, and we grow over 30 varieties of both yellow and white peaches to allow a long season for your selection.
Our trees are low enough that you can reach even those beauties sitting in the sun near the top of the tree, and we know that once you bite into our tree ripened fruit, you will be back soon to pick again!
We have fresh peaches for picking in July, August and September at the Califon farm, located just north of town a short distance.”
91 Crab Apple Hill Rd, Milford, NJ 08848
Phillips Farms is “dedicated to improving the quality of life for its customers, the community and employees by growing fresh, flavorful and healthy fruits and vegetables while simultaneously being responsible stewards of the land.
Embrace the outdoors. Connect with the uniqueness of local agriculture. Visit and explore the farm and farmer markets. See what fresh and flavorful really can mean.
Come enjoy a relaxing day at the farm and have yourself a family adventure. Many of our customers tell us tales of growing up and going with their families to blueberry or apple picking every year. This is an inexpensive and enjoyable day of fun for both kids and adults. We invite you and your family down to our farm for an old-fashioned day of wholesome entertainment.”
You can pick your own peaches in July and August.
223 Meyersville Rd Gillette, NJ 07933
Hillview Farms has been growing fruit and vegetables for the local community and further afield for almost 150 years.
“Family-owned and operated, we farm fresh fruits and vegetables right here in Gilette, New Jersey. Stop in to our General Store and pickup today’s produce, fresh eggs and honey and feel good about the quality of your food.
We are dedicated to providing you with the freshest fruit and vegetables, as well as eggs, cider, and homemade pies. Whether you pick them from our fields or from our General Store, you will not only bring home healthy and healthful ingredients, you are doing a great thing in supporting your local farmers.”
Pick your own peaches is available in August.