Let’s Go Apple Picking at Eastmont Orchards! | The Monmouth Moms

 

We had such a great morning at Eastmont Orchards in Colts Neck this weekend! With summer fading away, and school about to begin, there was no better place to spend some time apple and peach picking with my crew. Eastmont is the perfect place to pick delicious apples and peaches and pick up some local honey, jam, and seasonal veggies on their farm stand!

 

A truly iconic Monmouth County establishment, Eastmont Orchards (formerly Delicious Orchards) has been owned by the Barclay family since 1923. In those days apples grown in this area were sold locally or shipped by barges out of Red Bank, down the Navesink River all the way to New York City. Later, as transportation improved, fruit was shipped directly to supermarkets or exported from the shipping ports of New York City and Philadelphia. Today they sell all of our products retail and direct to the consumer via “pick-your-own.”

 

 

Later in September, Eastmont also offers gourds, mums, pumpkins, bales of hay, and more seasonal veggies. The farm provides the perfect backdrop to take Fall fun photos with the fam. Planning professional pictures this season? You can schedule your session on the farm too! Click here for more information.

Plan ahead for your seasonal faves!

Apples

Early-September: Honeycrisp, McIntosh

Mid-September to Mid-October: Cameo, Cortland, Crispin, Empire, Golden Delicious, Idared, Jonathan, McCoun, Red Delicious, Spartan

Mid-October to Closing: Arkansas Black, Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith, Red Rome, Stayman Winesap, Yellow Newtown Pippen

 

Peaches

September: Encore

You can also make some of their favorite recipes with your fresh fruit listed here!

  

 

Plan ahead and make sure not to miss the following events happening at Eastmont this season:

Opening “Fall” Weekend is September 18th and 19th!
  On weekends, Eastmont will begin offering hay rides from 10:30am until 3pm. They will also have a number of food vendors including NJ Tasty Treats, Caribbean Soul, Creamrich Farm, and Oh You Tease! The incredibly popular Mav’s Top Buns will also be making cameo appearances throughout the season offering hand crafted cinnamon buns with special flavors to the farm (Apple and Pumpkin). Their first debut will be on Sunday, September 19th!
Although Weekends are jamming, Eastmont Orchards also encourages customers to come mid-week to enjoy the view. If you are looking to bring school groups, or large groups with buses, they allow that as well. No reservation is necessary!
Please direct any questions to info@eastmontorchards.com for more information or check out our FAQ portion of their website.

 

 

 

Farm Operating Hours:

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday-Sunday 9am-6pm
YOU MUST ARRIVE 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO CLOSE.

GPS Address:

181 County Road 537 East
Colts Neck, NJ 07722

732-542-5404

eastmontorchards.com

 


Sponsored by: Eastmont Orchards

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