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Top 10 Farms in South Jersey

Posted by: Leslie Phillips - September 21, 2017

South Jersey Farms - Apple Picking, Pumpkin Picking, Hayrides, Mazes and More!

Do you and your family love the outdoors? Do you love the Fall season like we do? Here is a list of our favorite farms to visit throughout September and October.

Funny Farm Rescue Animal Sanctuary

6908 Railroad Blvd.Mays Landing, NJ. laurie@funnyfarmrescue.org
The Funny Farm Rescue Animal Sanctary is home to over 150 animals on a 15 acre privately owned land. There is no entrance fee, but owner Laurie requests everyone to bring a donation of food for the animals or supplies. Many of the animals are in need of medical assistance and the staff and owner constantly provide them with all of their specific needs to survive and thrive. The farm operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is open to the public on Tuesdays and Sundays throughout the year. The animals are friendly and visitors can be hands on with all of the residents.

R & J Farm

723 W. Herschel Street, Galloway, NJ.  randjcornmaze@comcast.net
Opening day for the fall season is September 23, 2017.R and J offers a corn maze, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, pony rides on the weekends and much more. In November, you can pick your own Christmas tree. During the fall they also feature the Cornfield of Terror which is open Fridays through Sundays nights. Movie nights are offered every weekend as well as a fire pit to keep everyone warm. The farm is open September 23rd and 24th from 11am to 6pm and September 30th from 11am to 10:30pm. In October the farm is open on Mondays through Thursdays from 12pm to 6pm, Fridays from 12pm to 10pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am to 10:30am. Prices start at $5 per person for a hayride. Pumpkins, mums and more are available for sale to decorate your home for the Fall.

Sahl's Father Son Farm

420 W Pestalozzi St, Galloway, NJ. 609-965-9300
Sahl’s Father Son Farm is home to a variety of activities for every age. General admission includes 3 corn mazes for all ages, unlimited hayrides with visits to the pumpkin patch, cart rides, pig races, duck races, chickens and so much more.  They host many events throughout the year as well.

Indian Acres Tree Farm

111 Tuckerton Road, Medford, NJ. 609-953-0087
Indian Acres Tree Farm is fun for the whole family. During the Fall season, they offer a $20 arm band that includes unlimited play on their Giant Pillow Bounce, Jumpin’ Pumpkin, Stagecoach Bounce, Barrel Train Ride, Pumpkin Picking Wagon Ride and Mazes. India Acres offers private Bonfire Wagon Rides with rates beginning at $11 per person. The farm is open from September 16th to October 29th from 10am to 5pm on weekends. Pumpkin picking, Christmas Trees and produce throughout the year are offered as well. Check out their Movie Nights and other annual events as well.

Johnson's Corner Farm

133 Church Road; Medford, NJ. 609-654-8643 and 2691 Monmouth Road, Jobstown. 609-353-9000.
Johnson’s Corner Farm is a large farm in Burlington County. The farm features pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, a discovery barnyard and animal farm and is host to many seasonal events. The Discovery Barnyard has climbing rocks, a space net, pedal go carts and more.  They have recently added a Pretend Farm, Tee-Pee Town and Splash Pad for younger children. A day pass is $9 per child and $4.50 per adult. Johnson’s also offers Season Passes for $60 per child and $30 per adult.  There are additional fees for activities within the farm.

Creamy Acres Farm

448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ. 856-223-1669.
Creamy Acres Farm began in 1968 as a 30 cow farm. Since then the family has introduced “agri-tainment” to the farm, greenhouses, landscaping services, educational tours, a large petting zoo and food concession stand. Beginning September 23rd, 2017 their wagon rides, pumpkin patch and kiddie corner maze will re-open. It will be available Saturdays from 10am to 4pm in September and Mondays through Fridays from 1pm to 4pm in October. The Field of Fun will be open every Saturday during the Fall season. Day passes are $7 for adults, $14 for children 3 to 14 years of age.

Duffields Farm Market

280 Chapel Heights Road, Sewell, NJ. 856-589-7090  
Duffields Farm Market is much more than a market. They are host to many activities throughout the spring, summer, fall and winter! For the Fall season, pumpkin picking hayrides begin September 16th, 2017. The hayrides operate on weekday afternoons from 12pm to 5:30pm and Saturdays from 10am to 5:30pm. Additional activities are available on Saturdays. Bracelets for those activities are $18 each. The orchards are open right now on weekdays from 12pm to 4pm and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. In October they will only be open during the week. 

Mood's Farm Market

901 Bridgeton Pike/Route 77, Mullica Hill. 856-478-2500   
Mood’s Farm Market is one of my new favorites.  It is a small farm with a lot of activities at reasonable prices. Pick-your-own produce begins in June with cherries and ends the season with pumpkins in the Fall. They make fresh apple cider donuts Monday though Saturday and they press their own apple cider in the fall as well. A small market is open where baked goods, canned goods and fresh produce are available to buy.  Open Mondays through Saturdays up until Thanksgiving with hours from 8am to 5pm.

Antonio Casola Farms & Greenhouse

178 Highway 34 & Schank Road, Holmdel, NJ. 732-332-1533
During the Fall, A. Casola Farms offers activities throughout the season. Special Fall Fest activities and hours run from September 16th through October 29th. There are pumpkin pickings, day & night events, fall plant selections, fall food and more. Haunted hayrides, corn mazes, cowboy shows and a petting zoo are all exciting events throughout the season. They are open 7 days a week from 9am to 6pm during the weekday and 9am to 10pm on the weekends.

Happy Day Farm

97 Daum Road, Manalapan, NJ. 732- 977-3607
Happy Day Farm began in 2010.  It began as a pumpkin patch and has expanded into a large farm for all to enjoy. During the Summer season, there are many opportunities to pick your own fruits and vegetables. During festivals in the Fall, there is a 2 acre sunflower maze, chicken man, hayrides, observation bridge, lavender garden, giant checker board, spider web, playground and so very much more. The petting zoo, Timmy Town Zoo is full of amazing animals that your family can feed. The festivals in 2017 are held this year on September 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th as well as October 9th through 29th. Admission prices include passes to all attractions and the Kiddie Korner. Feeding the animals costs $1 per bag and horse rides are an additional $6 per person. Food concessions are on site and as well. A full day of fall fun can be had at Happy Day!

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Posted by: Leslie Phillips| September 21, 2017
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
Subcategories:  Fall Fun Things To Do | Farms: Apple and Pumpkin Picking, Hay Rides, Corn Maze and More
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