Winter 2021 Edition
Welcome to the
Hunterdon 579 Trail
Hunterdon County is rich in agricultural tradition with much of that centered on the historic County Road 579 corridor. We hope you’ll explore the abundance and variety of food and drink along this beautiful and rolling county road…. again and again!

Enjoy your travels!
Winter on the Trail
What's Open?
Here are a few places to check out.
Please visit each location's website for seasonal offerings and hours.


Farmers Markets


Other Experiences
Music on the Vine!

Live Music and Food Trucks!

Farm Experiences!
The Bubbly Goat

Guided farm tour 
goat cuddle time!

Sugar Maple Jerseys

Come Milk Our Cows With Us!

Gorgeous Goat Creamery

Hike with the Goats!

Our Current Featured Farm!
Gorgeous Goat Creamery & Soap
Gorgeous Goat Creamery offers pasteurized goat's milk and farmstead cheeses, including fresh goat cheese such as chèvre and aged goat cheese direct to consumer. We also make small-batch, handcrafted goats milk soap. Our mission is to increase community awareness and appreciation for local animal agriculture through the sale of sustainable, artisan goat dairy products. We promote our products via the story of our goats and our sustainable agricultural and forestry practices. Our small family farm produces all of our products on-site, so we bring the freshest cheese and milk to the market each week. We offer agritourism experiences that build consumer awareness of animal agriculture and small-scale food production. We aim to build consumer confidence in local agriculture and dairy products."

Hunterdon’s 579 Trail Always Has
Something New To Offer!

There’s always something new on the 579 Trail website, so be sure to check the site year round!

Coming soon to our Farm list!!

Spring Run Dairy

Read more about them HERE!
News on the Trail
Saving dairy farms with cheesemaking

Dairy farms in New Jersey have been under extreme economic stress for years. The number of dairies in the state has declined to less than 50 -- down from hundreds a few decades ago. And the decline continues -- among those dairies that sell the milk to distributors.
A dairy farm is a business, and a business cannot survive when the price paid for the milk produced is less than the cost to produce that milk. This is the failing economic system now in place for dairies that sell milk to the big distributors..... Read More Here! 
The 12 Most Charming Small Towns in New Jersey
(Check out this article about all our Towns along the Trail! By Dan Koday |

In the words of the late, great Anthony Bourdain, “To know Jersey is to love her.” The state might often get a bad rap, thanks to those funky smells right along the Turnpike near Newark Airport, but once you start to explore The Garden State, you’ll discover hidden treasures guaranteed to impress even the most discerning New Yorkers. Take, for example, the adorable towns on this list, which are ripe for exploration via a New York City day, overnight, or weekend trip. And, as many New Yorkers tend to do, you never know—you might end up graduating and making one of them your permanent residence one day, too. Here are 12 small towns in New Jersey that are worth checking out..... Read More Here!
Spring is coming soon to the Trail!
Sign-up for your CSA
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way that a customer can buy directly from the farm that produces the product.

Hunterdon County is fortunate enough to offer a variety of CSA farms.

Please check each farm to find the right one for you and your family.

Some CSAs even deliver to your doorstep!

Here is a list of some of the farms along the Trail that offer CSA shares!