The following farms have pick-your-own times for these fruits as well as offerings in their markets. Always check with the farm before you go to make sure that the fruit you are looking for is available for picking and for any Covid-19 safety procedures the farm has in place.
Melick’s Town Farm (Califon)
Bring your family to the orchard for pick-your-own peaches, pears, apples and pumpkins! They’re open 7 days a week from July through early November from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can also purchase pre-picked produce in the market.
Phillips Farm (Milford)
Pick-your-own at Phillips Farm is open every day except Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (9 a.m. to 10 a.m. is reserved for Seniors and those at high risk on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.) They currently have blueberries, black and red raspberries, gooseberries, and red currants.
Schaefer Farms (Flemington)
Schaefer Farms offers a weekly open air farm market on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can also shop the farm market daily, or visit to pick your own. Blackberries should be ripe by the end of July with red raspberries to follow in August. You can also sign up via their website to be notified by email when a crop is ready to pick.
Snipes Farm and Education Center (Morrisville)
The farm market is open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Masks and social distancing are required. The farm sells blueberries, blackberries, watermelon, cantaloupe, and apples.
Shady Brook Farm (Yardley)
Blueberries in July, blackberries and peaches in August, and apples Aug.-Sept., Wednesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and please see shadybrookfarm.com for safe operating procedures before you go. They also have melons available at the store, and the market offers curbside pick-up through their website.
Solebury Orchards (New Hope)
Blueberries in July, blackberries in August, and apples Aug.-Oct. Thursday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. They also have items available for pick up including peaches and pears in mid-July and plums mid-August.
Another excellent place to get the fruits of summer are area farmers markets. Click HERE for our 2020 Hunterdon County Farmers Market Guide.