Harvesting Calendar

Get New Jersey-grown, farm-fresh produce from Donaldson Farms! For more than 100 years, the Donaldson family has been keeping the Hackettstown area healthy with their wide variety of farm-grown produce.

Items available all season in our farm market may be brought in from warm weather farms prior to and after we harvest the crops from our own fields. From Our Own Fields dates, displayed in the chart below, indicate approximately when our produce is fresh from Donaldson Farms’ own fields.

What We Grow and When We Harvest

Available In Our Market
From Our Own Fields
Approx. Start
Approx. End
Asparagus*
5/1
6/15
Spinach
5/1
6/30
Strawberries*
5/25
6/30
Lettuce*
6/10
10/30
Garlic Scapes
6/15
11/25
Zucchini*
6/15
10/10
Summer Squash*
6/15
10/10
Broccoli/Cabbage*
6/20
11/15
Cucumbers*
7/1
10/10
Cucumbers, Pickling *
7/1
10/10
Garlic
7/1
11/25
Peaches*
7/1
9/30
Raspberries, Red & Black
7/1
9/30
Sweet Corn**
7/5
10/5
Potatoes
7/15
11/31
Cantaloupes*
7/25
9/10
Eggplant*
7/25
10/10
Peppers*
7/25
10/10
Tomatoes*
7/25
10/15
Apples*
7/30
11/30
Watermelon
8/10
9/30
Cauliflower
9/1
11/15
Gourds*
9/1
10/31
Indian Corn*
9/1
10/31
Pumpkins*
9/1
10/31
Winter Squash*
9/1
10/31
Brussel Sprouts
9/15
11/15

* Items Available All Season
** Florida Sweet Corn Available 5/1, South Jersey Sweet Corn Available 6/15, Our Jersey Sweet Corn Available 7/20