How do you find a farm to pick apples and pumpkins in New Jersey?


Quick Answer

To find a farm to pick apples and pumpkins in New Jersey, go to the official website of New Jersey's Department of Agriculture and search for farms in the desired location. Visitors to pick-your-own farms should call the farm in advance for conditions and harvest availability to avoid being disappointed, notes the Department of Agriculture.

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Use the following steps to find a farm to pick apples and pumpkins in New Jersey:

  1. Visit the New Jersey Department of Agriculture website
  2. Go to the Department of Agriculture's website and click on "Pick Your Own" in the center of the page. Click on "Advance search" to get to the search page.

  3. Enter the parameters
  4. Choose "Pick Your Own" from the "Type" drop down menu, then choose up to three NJ Counties. Examples include Bergen, Middlesex and Ocean. Check the boxes next to "Apples," "Pumpkins" and any other desired item.

  5. View the farms
  6. Click on "Start search" to display a list of pick your own farms matching the search criteria. Information listed for each farm can include address, directions, contact information, hours, website, and items and activities available at the farm.

  7. Choose the farms
  8. Choose a few farms to contact for more information. Confirm that a specific farm has apples and pumpkins still available to pick before arriving.

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