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Sussex County Farm Fun
Farms still dot the landscape in Sussex County, New Jersey. Whether you want to see cows, horses, sheep, orchards, rows of corn, ripening tomatoes, juicy strawberries, nurseries packed with blooming flowers or grapes becoming wine – it’s all here in Sussex County. As the warmth of summer comes on, so do the fruits and vegetables of the farmers’ labors. Late spring into early summer brings strawberries and early raspberries. Bedding plants are still available and perennials are great for planting right until autumn frost. Our state is known nationwide for its’ Jersey tomatoes – there’s nothing better than slicing a tomato fresh from the field. And by mid-summer, sweet corn will grace every farm stand in the county. If you want to do something hands on, there are many local pick your own vegetable operations. And when you’re done picking, it might be time to take a horseback ride on the many trails gracing Sussex County farms. Where to enjoy all of these activities is listed on the following website
Or, if you call 1-800-473-0363, you will receive both the Four Seasons of Agriculture in Sussex County and the Four Seasons of Agriculture in the Skylands brochures. Both brochures list hundreds of farms that are open to the public with great Jersey Fresh products for sale.