Cheesequake Farms

2095 US Highway 9 · Old Bridge, NJ 732.721.5728 & 191 Rt. 34 Matawan, NJ 732.583.6780 

Cheesequake Farms - School Tours



October 4th -28th, 2016
Educational & Enjoyable
Harvest Time Activites

Cheesequake Farms is one of the few remaining farms in Central New Jersey.  Our history is rich, revolving around five generations of family working together to bring you the freshest produce and a wholeshole and enjoyable place to bring your family.

Please join us with your class or group on weekdays. 


The Market

           A Warm Welcome ~ What is a Farm Market ~ Discover   
                                   "Jersey Fresh" Produce

        Expression of Creativity

        • Gourds Galore!
        • See gourds in the rough, dried, cleaned & decorated, historical uses
        • "4H at the Fair Display"
        • Children at the Fair

                                  The Discovery Room

        • Learn how pumpkins grow from seed to harvest.

        • Pumpkin facts from our very own talking "Happy Jack".

        • View pumpkins of all shapes, sizes & colors.

        •  "A Day at the Fair Display."     

                                       "OZ" Display

        • Follow the Yellow Brick Road and view some old friends from the Land of Oz. 

                                      Farm Animals

        • Walk past our mini barn and say "hello" to some of our friends.

                                       What's Growning

        • Discover what Farmer Bob has planted in the fields.Other crops are described and explained as to how we get to eat all the delicious vegetables.

                                     The Hay Ride

        • All aboard our wagon for a ride, song and interpretation.

                                 Choosing a Pumpkin

        • The favorite part of the tour!  Children & adults can choose a small pumpkin right from the field where they are grown. 


        • The tour ends with a "surprise" and a hay ride to your vehicle.  

        Picnic tables are also available.  Please reserve in advance and bring a brown bag lunch. 


        Fresh produce and seasonal item are available in our market.  

        Children: $6.00
        Aides & Parents: $6.00
        Teachers, Principals & Health Care staff are free!
        Special gift for class or group

        To Arrange Schedule
        Tours are Monday through Friday and start at 9:30 to 2:00PM, every 30 minutes.  The approximate time of the tour is 2 hours. Please call (732) 721-5728 to schedule a tour call and speak with Miss Jackie
        for pricing and scheduling of your class trip.

        Program is designed for grades Nursery through 3rd however higher grades may benefit and enjoy our program.

        *Program contains NJCCCS standards and indicators.

        **Accommodating to the physically and mentally challenged.   

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