Pumpkin Picking

Fall is here with cooler weather and Halloween quickly approaching.  The South Jersey area has many great places to pick pumpkins.  I have taken my son every year with a friend’s daughter to pick pumpkins, take a hayride and race through the corn maze.  When we started this tradition they were just 14 months and 10 months old. We had to carry them and their pumpkins making sure they didn’t eat the pumpkins or the dirt.

Pumpkin Picking


I love looking at their pictures to see how much they have grown.  A favorite memory is when we couldn’t find our way out of the corn maze when the kids were 4 years old.  They knew we were going in circles and still talk about it three years later.  This year they are old enough to find their way out of the maze on their own so I am sure they will be running ahead hoping their moms are lost in the maze again.  This year maybe we will be certain to get lost while they run ahead so we have time to catch up on life and slow it down a little. I hope you get lost in the maze and enjoy the time with your children, friends and family.

Here are some local places for Pumpkin Picking. Please share your favorite spot!!

Argos Farm, 1250 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ argosfarm.com

Butterhofs Shady Brook Farm, 5800 White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City, NJshadybrookfarmnj.com

Creamy Acres, 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 creamyacres.com

DeWolfs Farm, 10 W. Colliers Road, New Egypt, NJ

Duffields Farm Market, 280 Chapel Heights Road, Sewell duffieldsfarm.com

Heritage Vineyards, 480 Mullica Hill Road, Richwood, NJheritagewinenj.com

Hill Cree Farms, 1631 State Hwy 45, Mullica Hill, NJ hillcreekfarm.com

Indian Acres Tree Farm, 111 Tuckerton Road, Medford, NJ indianacrestreefarm.com

Johnson’s Corner Farm, 133 Church Road, Medford, NJ  johnsonfarm.com

Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA linvilla.com

Maugeri Farms, 1991 Oldmans Creek Road, Woolwich Twp, NJ  maugerifarms.com

McCann’s Farm, 1065 Aura Road, Monroeville, NJ themccannsfarm.com

Moods Farm Market, 901 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill, NJ moodsfarmmarket.com

Sails Father Son Far,. 420 W. Pestalozzi Street, Egg Harbor City, NJfathersonfarm.com

Springdale Farms, 1638 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJspringdalefarms.com

Zimmerman Country Market, 425 Salina Road, Sewell, NJ zimmermandscountrymarket.com

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