Little Learning Farmers Program

Join us for our Little Learning Farmers Learning Program at Donaldson Farms, offered weekly in June through mid-September. Sign up for one or more. We feature a new craft every Tuesday!

This program is ideal for pre-school and kindergarten age children.

  • $12.00 for the first participating child (age 2 – 6 years old); $6.00 for each additional sibling (age 2 – 6 years old)
  • Children 1-year-old and under are FREE to attend. *If your child is 1+ and will participate by picking strawberries, planting a plant or creating a craft then please sign them up as a ‘participating child at registration.’
  • Strawberry Fun events are perfect for everyone who loves farm-fresh strawberries! Enjoy a craft and strawberry activity with your little farmer!
  • Tractors & Farm Equipment events are perfect for everyone who wants to see and learn about big tractors and farm equipment! Enjoy a craft and hayride with your little farmer!
  • Craft or activity may be substituted due to inclement weather or crop conditions.
  • When strawberry picking is the featured activity, accompanying adult may purchase a container (pint, quart or flat) in our farm market and pay by the pound for the berries they pick.
  • Children must have adult supervision at all times. Thank you for understanding that this is is not a ‘drop-off event.’ 
  • Please dress for the weather. Sunblock, closed-toed shoes that can get dirty and a sunhat are always a good idea.
  • Events are rain or shine.
  • Registration is required.

Tuesday, June 5th: Tractor & Farm Equipment 9:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday, June 12th: Strawberry Fun – Strawberry Picking 9:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday, June 19th: Tractor & Farm Equipment 9:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday, June 12th: Strawberry Fun – Strawberry Picking 9:30am – 11:30am
**Little Learning Farmers will continue through July, August, and mid-September – program themes will be announced soon!


Registration for this event is required. Spots are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Payment with Credit Card

Use the link below to register and pay with credit card:

Payment with Cash or Check

To pay with cash or check, payment must be made in person at our farm market 48 hours prior to their desired event.


Tack Sale and Swap

Saturday, May 20th – Tack sale and swap to benefit Helping Hearts Equine Rescue. Come on out from 10AM – 3PM and enjoy this event that includes many items for sale, pony rides (priced individually), and delicious food by Sauced and Rubbed BBQ!

Cost: FREE entry, Food & Pony Rides priced individually
Donaldson Farms (58 Allen Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840)
Rain Date:
Sunday, May 21st

Commercial and Individual Vendors Welcome!

Vendor Cost:
$25 – 10’x10′ space under tent (limited)SOLD OUT
$20 – 10’x10′ lawn area space

Limited spaces are available under our tent. Spaces will be assigned under the tent upon receipt of this form on a first come, first serve basis. Vendors must bring their own tables and chairs for their displays. Vendors may bring their own tents but must provide appropriate stakes and weights.

Vendors will be accepted at the discretion of Donaldson Farms. All applicants will receive a confirmation of their status via email.

Vendor Set-Up & Important Info: Vendors and Tack Sale sellers may ONLY set up between 9-9:45AM and tear down after 3PM. Please look for signs that will direct you to the Vendor area when you arrive. If conditions are windy on the day of the event, please allow time for event staff to assist you with tent anchoring, if applicable. Once unloaded, vendors must park in the general parking area. PLEASE NOTE: All vendor spaces must be cleared immediately after the event. No items may be left behind. Cash payment is due on the day of the event.

Questions: Call 908.852.9122, Ext. 2

Tack Sale 2017

The Corn Maze: 9 Acres of Fun

Put on your comfortable walking shoes and venture into our corn maze!  This year’s design features the Statue of Liberty. Join us this year as we celebrate this iconic landmark, freedom, and our country’s history.

The Corn Maze is open September 24th through October 31st Monday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (weather permitting).

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