Cumberland County's Other Side

Farm Markets

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.

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Millville Army Air Field Museum

Army Air 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.

Cohanzick Zoo

A Day at the Zoo

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 inDutch Neck Village 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).