Best Places for Strawberry Picking New Jersey – there are few days out more relaxing than picking strawberries with the family. Take a lovely summer’s day and add a punnet of strawberries and you have heaven.
Have a look at our list of places to go strawberry picking in New Jersey.
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.
Welcome spring with fun, family trips to the farm to Pick Your Own plump, red, sweet and juicy strawberries!”
Strawberry picking is from late May until early June.
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 have strawberry picking from late May until early June. Who doesn’t love strawberry picking – it’s the taste of approaching summer!
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.”
There will be a $5.00 per person fee to enter our strawberry patch. This fee will include a $5.00 credit per person, towards the strawberries you pick in the patch with no refunds given.
Phillips Farms – Strawberry Picking NJ
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 strawberries in May and June.
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 strawberry picking. Strawberries are the first fruit that comes out of our patch. With its red color and delicate size, these berries are a crowd-pleaser and a great addition to the first picnics and barbecue parties of the season. Available from late May to early July, strawberries are a sure way to announce the arrival of summer.”
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.
Strawberries can be picked in June.
660 Oak Grove Rd, Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Dalton Farms is a “99 acre family owned and run farm conveniently located in southern New Jersey just off 322, and in close proximity to (3.7 Miles), and Delaware Memorial Bridge (12 Miles). With family ties to the farm extending back to 1790, the Dalton family is proud to continue this tradition now under the ownership of Keith, Ann, and Connor.
Owning the farm has been a dream for Keith since he was ten years old. Now, Dalton Farms has become a place of adventure with a beautiful 6 acre lake and 10 thriving beehives. Along with his good friend, Chris Viereck of Random Acts of Farmage Agritainment, Dalton Farms decided to take a leap of faith, much like Keith’s grandfather, and planted 1.2 million sunflowers of all varieties and the 1st Annual Dalton Farms Sunflower Festival was born in 2019.”
Their Facebook page shows fields of strawberries.