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The Cranberry: A Force of Nature

How could a delectable ruby ball native to our very own Pinelands cram so much goodness into such a small package? It's a true wonder of our natural world, according to a scientist who is a fairy godmother to this berry with superpowers. It’s a food to be thankful for and not just at this cranberry time of year, but 365/24/7.

Origin Story

At Genesis Farm in Warren County, a community gathers in celebration of the harvest and in support of the mission of a farm unlike any other in the Garden State.

Away Game

In a place north by northeast, what we eat at a dinner party on a farm offers fodder for gatherings-to-come in the Garden State.

Edible Treasure Hunt

A focused hike in the Yard Creek Preserve presented by The Land Conservancy of New Jersey and led by Reid Giacomarra proves that nature offers wholesome riches.

So Right to Eat the Blues

It’s that most wonderful time of year: Blueberries, blueberries, everywhere! There’s even a new blueberry shop in Hammonton, which is where the star fruit proudly hangs its banner.

Assembly Required

At Walking Bird Farm in Egg Harbor City, a community of culinarians joins forces to show that collaboration can kindle even more appreciation for foods grown and crafted locally.

City Green

A nonprofit based in Clifton is devoted to urban farming, ag education and growing its network of resources in ways that support equitable access to healthy foods and ecologically sustainable communities. Along the way, it’s also become a vital hub for young farmers.

Rancocas Creek Farm

New Jersey, the most densely populated state in the union, has preservation programs of substance and importance to all. A preserved farm on the edge of the Pinelands in Southampton, shepherded by farmer Jeff Tober, is a model for maximizing agricultural production while strengthening and preserving the ecosystem.

Rolling Hills Farm

For the next few years, there’ll be something new as well as something old for farmers Stephanie Spock and John Squicciarino, as they work to remediate the East Amwell acres that will be the farm of their future while growing in Lambertville the organic crops their customers enjoy year-round.

Spring Run Dairy and Creamery

Creamline, non-homogenized milks come straight from a small family farm that’s purposefully preserved in Alexandria Township. Sarah and Dan Lyness, the farmers in charge, are part of a new, emerging generation of young farmers in the Garden State.

Walking Bird Farm

The era of the full-service farm is here, on acres in Egg Harbor City steeped in heritage and nurtured by a couple with respect, vision and a steadfast commitment to community.

Prime Time for CSAs

New to the idea of Community Supported Agriculture? Looking for an organic farm to buy a share of its harvest? Our guest writer, Devin Cornia, executive director of the New Jersey chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association, rounds up a list of farms with available CSA shares.


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