New Jersey Blueberry Events & Festivals
Celebrate ‘merica with blueberry picking at Central NJ Farms!

Dear EscapeMakers — Blueberry season is in full swing at Snyder’s Farm in Somerset, NJ starting June 29th until they are all picked out! July 13th, visit for Blueberry U-Pick & Movie under the stars. Only a 5-minute cab from the Somerset NJ Transit train station (1 hour from NYC),just grab a friend, a basket and go!

And on July 6-7th from 10am-5pm, Terhune Orchards in Princeton, NJ, hosts their annual Blueberry Bash, a great all-American event for kids, families and blueberry fans alike! Pick-Your-Own blueberries in their 2-acre patch and enjoy country music while you relax with a glass of their award-winning Rooster Red dark cherry wine or Farmhouse White chardonnay blend. Family entertainment includes a puppet show, tractor-drawn wagon rides, pony rides, face painting, games in the barnyard and visits with the sheep, goats, ducks and chickens!

And when hunger strikes at Terhune, visit the Mount Family’s Blueberry Bash Buffet, chock full of tasty blueberry treats – blueberry-apple crisp, blueberry drinks, blueberry muffins, blueberry cobbler, blueberry jam, blueberry salsa and more! You can even enter their juried Blueberry Bash Bake Off Contest for a $100 first prize farmstore certificate! Terhune Orchards is accessible by taking NJ Transit to Princeton and then a quick 13-minute cab ride to the farm)!

By the way, three women, including co-founder Pam Mount (pictured here, middle), are key members of Terhune’s leadership team. is highlighting local women in agriculture since they comprise more than 40% of New Jersey farmers — a fact that has been hidden until now. Read here how a methodology change in the US Farm Census revealed this secret fact! Keep checking the site as they add more amazing women farmers to support!


Check out the new Central New Jersey agritourism map, visit great family farms, orchards and farm stores, reserve your table at a delicious farm-to-table restaurant, and taste outstanding wine, cider, and spirits. Book overnight packages at the eco-minded Chauncey Hotel and explore historic sites, recreation areas, canals  & arts venues!

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