Pick Your Own Peaches!
PICK YOUR OWN PEACHES AT THESE NEW JERSEY FARMS ...
At Demarest Farms, pick-your-own peaches begins the weekend of July 18. Visitors can pick from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays at 244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale. Call 201-666-0472 or visit demarestfarms.com
At Johnson's Corner Farm, hayrides for pick-your-own peaches (clingstone peaches are currently ready, and freestone peaches are on the way) run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 133 Church Road, Medford. Call 609-654-8643 to confirm availability on specific days or visit johnsonsfarm.com
Russo's Orchard Lane Farm has pick-your-own peaches from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at 310 Extonville Road, Chesterfield; call 609-259-3684 or visit russosorchard.com
Strawberry Hill Farm (3 Waln Road, Chesterfield) is waiting for its peach season to begin in mid-July. Call 609-298-0823 or check strawberryhillfarm.org for updates.
Heritage Vineyards has pick-your-own white peaches from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 480 Mullica Hill Road, Mullica Hill. Call 856-589-4474 or visit heritagewinenj.com
Mood's Farm Market has peach-picking starting in mid-July at 901 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill. Call 856-478-2500 to get an update or visit moodsfarmmarket.com
Melick's Town Farm has pick-your-own yellow peaches starting Saturday (July 11) at 472 County Road 413, Califon. Call 908-439-2318 or visit melickstownfarm.com
Phillips Farms has pick-your-own yellow clingstone peaches from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily except Tuesdays at 290 Church Rd, Milford. Call 908-995-0022 or visit phillipsfarms.com
Valley Crest Farm & Preserve's pick-your-own is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends starting July 25 at 14 Allerton Road, Lebanon. Call 908-238-9696 to confirm availability or visit valleycrestfarmnj.org
Peach season is in full swing at Lee Turkey Farm at 201 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor. Pick-your-own is available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Pickers must be on the field by 5:15 p.m. Call 609-448-0629 or visit leeturkeyfarm.com
Peach picking starts in August at Terhune Orchards. The farm offers 28 varieties of the fruit and has a Just Peachy Festival on August 1 and 2. Pick-your-own is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at 330 Cold Soil Road, Lawrence Township. Call 609-924-2310 or visit terhuneorchards.com
Peach picking has already begun at Giamarese Farm & Orchards at 155 Fresh Ponds Road, East Brunswick. Pick-your-own is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (closed Monday). Call 732-821-9494 or visit giamaresefarm.com
Prime peach-picking season spans July and August. (Larry Crowe/AP)
Eastmont Orchards has yellow and white peaches and nectarines the first week in August through September. Call 732-542-5404 starting July 15 to confirm picking specifics. County Road 537 East, Colts Neck; visit eastmontorchards.com
Battleview Orchards now has white and yellow peaches daily, weather permitting; 91 Wemrock Road Freehold. Call 732-462-0756 or visit battlevieworchards.com
Alstede Farms has pick-your-own peaches daily through August, possibly starting this weekend (July 11); call to check for an update. Alstede's peach harvest festival is August 8; 1 Alstede Farms Lane : 1 Chesterfield Drive, Chester. Call 908-879-7189 or visit alstedefarms.com
Peach picking starts August 1 at Wightman's Farms, 1111 Mount Kemble Ave, Morristown. Call 973-425-9819 or visit wightmansfarms.com
Hillview Farms has pick-your-own peaches daily starting the weekend of August 1 at 223 Meyersville Road, Gillette. Call 908-647-0957 or visit hillviewfarmnj.com
At Krowicki's Farm Market & Greenhouse, peach picking is already in full swing from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays only at 862 Pinehurst Road, New Egypt. Call 609-752-5591 or visit facebook.com/KrowickisFarmMarket
Stoneyfield Orchard has pick-your-own peaches Saturdays and Sundays starting the weekened of July 18 at 5 Orchard St, Belvidere; call 908-475-5209 or visit stoneyfieldorchard.com
Pick-your-own peaches and plums (peaches through August) from Friday through Sunday, starting the weekend of July 18 or 25 (call to confirm) at Tree-Licious Orchards, 135 Karrville Road, Port Murray. Call 908-689-2906 or visit treeliciousorchards.com.