Fall 2020 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!
A Fall Day on the Hunterdon 579 Trail
Head over to Bobolink to pick up some of their world renowned cheese
Then, make your way up the road to Ironbound. Grab some cider and some of their cider bread in the market.
Pick up a bottle of apple wine from
Then, stop in the Stockton Market for fresh produce and pizza from Market Pizza, and enjoy a seasonal meal!

Music on the Vine!

Federal Twist - Learn more here

Beneduce - Learn more here

Old York Cellars - Learn more here
Farm Tours!

Mad Lavendar - Learn more here

Bobolink - Learn more here
Our Current Featured Farm!
Phillips Farms
“Phillips Farms is a family-owned farm that is based on a very simple formula: respect for the land, passion about produce, dedication to quality, and lots of hard work. Situated along the scenic Delaware River in the rolling countryside of Holland Township, New Jersey, Phillips Farms is a memorable destination in the rural northwest corner of Hunterdon County.” Be sure to check out their new market, now open at 564 Milford Warren Glen Road!

Along the Trail

"Ross on the Road"

Many might of spotted Ross stopping along the trail to grab some pictures, pet some cows and to taste the grapes! Here are a few of the sites Ross visited.

Seasonal Offerings along The Trail!
Apple Season!

Abundance of varieties along the trail. Find a farm stand that has a bushel ready for you or spend some time walking a grove to pick your own!

Find the closest stand or market near you on the Trail Map

Pick Your Own:

*An Off-the-Trail option
Melick's Town Farm (Califon)

Fall Beverages!

Ciders To Go

All Farmers Markets - Find the closest market near you on the Trail Map

Freshly Poured

*An Off-the-Trail option

Pumpkins Season!

Farm Stands:

All Farmers Markets - Find the closest market near you on the Trail Map

Pick Your Own:

*An Off-the-Trail option

Root Vegetables Season!

Abundance of squash, cabbage, potatoes, beets and more
available at the farms.

Find the closest stand or market near you on the Trail Map

Pick Your Own:

Fall Decor!

Flowers, gourds, hay bales, corn stalks, wreaths and so much more found at several farm stands and markets.

All Farmers Markets - Find the closest market near you on the Trail Map
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!

Newly Added Farms:

News on the Trail
A Moveable Feast
(Article from rivertownsmagazine.com)

Pretty Bird Farm. Blue Jingler. Bubbly Goat. Mad Lavender.
With names like these, it's understandable why Hunterdon County's farms attract frequent Sunday drivers who love to amble down back roads and savor the rich sights, sounds, and tastes of the countryside. And
with more of us staying closer to home, River Towners can experience those same delights with the aid of a new interactive map-the 579Trail-that
features more than SO farms, farm stands, and wineries.
The map centers on Route 579, which meanders diagonally through Hunterdon for about 25 miles , from Bloomsbury in the northwest to East Amwell in the south east. It takes in nearly 50 sites within a few miles of the Route 579 corridor, reflecting a county in which farmland represents more than a third of the total acreage.... Read More Here! 
New Website Highlights Hunterdon’s Unique Bicycling Opportunities

From winding country roads, quaint towns, villages, and historic sites, to beautiful scenic vistas and gorgeous natural resources, Hunterdon County offers amazing riding for bicyclists of all ages and abilities. goHunterdon, the local non-profit dedicated to sustainable transportation, mobility, and safety, has launched a new website, www.bikehunterdon.org, to highlight Hunterdon County’s bicycling assets... Read More Here

Cooking on the Trail!
Our farmers know just how to use their products to maximize your experience! Here’s some recipes taken right from the pages of their own websites:
What to do with all the Fall foods!

Mix together Balsamic vinegar, honey, mustard, minced garlic and salt and pepper.
Cut Cabbage into 1/2 inch steaks
Arrange on a olive oil coated cookie sheet and brush on glaze.
Bake 375 for 40 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
Brush with remainder of glaze and sprinkle with flake salt