Found throughout the county, small stands and large outdoor markets offer the best of New Jersey's produce, demonstrating why it is called "The Garden State." The Vineland Produce Auction provides a market for over 40 different varieties of produce between April and November, bringing in farm products from six southern New Jersey counties. Tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, corn, peaches, and melons are among the area's specialities.
Camp's Farm Market, Route 47, Port Elizabeth.
Aura Orchard, Route 49, Millville. (Peaches)
Casper's Farm, Gandy's Beach Road, Newport.
Merritt's Farms, 384 Station Road, Newport.
Estadt's, Cedarville Road, Center Grove.
Sunny Slope Farms, Bowentown Road, Bridgeton. (Peaches and apples)
Berry's Farm Market, 739 Shiloh Pike, Hopewell.
DeCou's Hilltop Orchard, Shiloh Pike, Shiloh. (Peaches and apples)
Brassie's Farm Market, Lincoln & Magnolia Avenues, Vineland.
Vineland Produce Auction, Main Road, Vineland.
Cook House Antiques, High Street (856 785 1137).
Mary's Antiques, High Street.
Primitive Pineapple, High Street (856 785 1728).
Pump House Antiques, High Street (856 785 1263).
Riverfront Relic, Front Street (856 785 2855).
Tulip Tree Antiques, Front and South Street (856 785 0850).
Victoria Euphoria, High Street (856 785 1414).
Village Florist, High Street (856 785 1212).
Wagon Wheel Antiques, High Street.
Wood Pump Antiques, Main Street (856 785 0237).
Wheaton Village, Glasstown Road (856 825 6800).
Green Meadow Antiques, Husted Lane (856 447 3172).
The Meadow's Edge Country Shed, 107 Fortescue Road.
Blue Zat Gems, 10 W. Atlantic Street (856 451 8059).
Maureen's Gifts,14 W. Commerce Street (856 455 8102).
The Squirrel's Nest, 680 Shiloh Pike (856 455 6594).
Turquoise Treasures, 710 Shiloh Pike (856 453 0614).
Gibbon House Antiques, Ye Greate Street (856 455 4055).
The Griffin, Ye Greate Street (856 451 8454).
Wood House Prints, Ye Greate Street (856 453 0139).
Cohanzick Country Club, Fairton Road, Fairton - 18 holes (856 455 2122).
Eastlyn Golf Course: Italia Avenue, Vineland - 18 holes, executive length (856 691 5558).
Latona Country Club: East Oak Road, East Vineland - 9 holes (856 692 8149).
Millville Army Air Field Museum
Located at the Millville Airport on Cedarville Road and incorporated in 1988, the museum celebrates "America's First Defense Airport." Along with a display of memorabilia from World War II, it hosts reunions, historical craft fly-ins, and an annual spring Wheels and Wings Show with classic and antique vehicles and aircraft, including a P-47 "Thunderbolt" and other warbirds. Hours are weekends, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Wednesdays, 7 - 10 p.m. No phone.
Within the city of Bridgeton, on Mayor Aitken Drive, the Cohanzick Zoo is located in the city's 1100 acre park, ablaze with azaleas in the spring. New Jersey's first zoo, its extensive grounds offer scenic walks and picnic areas along the swift-flowing raceway, as well as the opportunity to view exhibits of both native and exotic animals in naturalistic settings. Included are Barred, Spectacled, and Great Horned Owls, Peacocks, the American Alligator, the Golden Eagle, Arctic Fox and Ring-Tailed Lemur, as well as Ocelots, Pumas, and the White-Handed Gibbon. One of the few public zoos in the United States which operates without an admission charge, the Zoo is open daily, 9 - 5 in the summer and 9 - 4 in the winter. A great place to bring the kids! For more information call 856 455 3230, ext. 242.
Dutch Neck Village
A restaurant and a collection of small shops in Hopewell Township, including specialty cheeses and coffees, books, needlework supplies, a teachers' center, herbal products, and colonial and American primitive decor, the Village also hosts: a Strawberry Festival on the first Saturday in June, with music, entertainment, train and pony rides; a Peaches and Cream Festival on the first Saturday in August with ice cream cones, cakes, and pies; an International Food Festival in September; a Fall Festival on the first Saturday in October; a Walk of Lights on the first Friday and Saturday in December with wandering carolers, Santa Claus, and a live nativity scene; as well as other weekend and holiday events (856 451 2188).