November - December EDITION 2021

Farmers Markets and Farm Stores

Open year-round!

Hunterdon County has several year round markets that offer a variety of vendors including many of our Trail members. Find out more on our Farmers Market page!

Farm Stores are open year-round to offer their products right at the farm. Come, see and experience where the products are made. Find out more on our Farm Stores page!


As fall and winter months approach, whip up warm apple cider or hot cocoa, toast to friends and family and end your day and year with the perfect sip. Shop the Trail for Ciders, Milk, and Wines for your seasonal beverage.

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Fall and winter foods can be found locally. Farms along the Trail offer a variety of seasonal vegetable and fruit, as well as products that will round out your Holiday table: breads, cheeses, meats and more!

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The season is here to create that warm and welcoming home! Find candles, soaps, flowers, wreaths, Christmas trees and even a warm Alpaca blanket. Many of farms find unique ways to bring their products into your home!

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Shopping, sipping, snuggling and more!

There are still plenty of seasonal activities and events to keep you busy along the Hunterdon 579 Trail. The vineyards, farms and specialty markets are dressed up with fresh evergreens, twinkling lights, and warm hospitality. 

Check out our full events calendar and the seasonal events page to find the perfect day or weekend for you and your friends and family!!

Events Calendar
Seasonal Events

“Holidays with the Herd”

On December 3 & 4, and 10 & 11, WoodsEdge Farm, home to llamas, alpacas & Tibetan yak, will host "Holidays with the Herd.” The event begins with a wagon ride to the “Event Barn,” illuminated with twinkling lights suspended from the ceiling. The farm store will be open and guests will enjoy family photos, artisan pizza, warm cocoa, and fun activities like face painting and ornament making. The resident llamas & alpacas will be nearby for feeding and photo ops. Info and event tickets:

A Warm Welcome at Hunterdon’s Vineyards

Hunterdon’s vineyards ring in the season with beautifully decorated tasting rooms, and cozy heated outdoor seating. Seasonal wines, live music, artisan vendors, and specialty foods make the vineyards ideal for celebrating, relaxing, and shopping. The rolling fields are a picture perfect backdrop for holiday photos. Wineries –

Cut your own Tree at Peterson Family Farm!


 At Peterson Family Farm in Flemington, you can select and tag your tree as early as Thanksgiving weekend, and return when you are ready to cut it down. Inside the corn crib and the big red barn with the white cupola, visitors will find handmade pine roping, table centerpieces, wreaths and ornaments, along with pre-cut trees. Info:

“Christmas on the Farm”

The Bubbly Goat Farm in Stockton invites guests for a “goat-getaway” on the seasonally decorated farm including the opportunity to “cuddle and play with the goats.” In the gift shop, you’ll find soaps and lotions in holiday scents, made on the farm and sustainably produced in small batches.   

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"Christmas in the Country"

Sugar Maple Jerseys in Stockton is kicking off the holidays on Saturday, Nov 27th from 1-4pm with a visit from Santa and professional photos with calves Esther & Savannah. The family owned dairy farm and country store produces cheeses, pasture raised meats, and an all-natural line of jersey milk soaps, lotions and candles. Fresh Christmas trees and handmade wreaths are available. Hours and info:

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