Bridgeton Amish Market Opens Corn Maze, Pumpkin PatchLast Edited:
The season of cool weather and pumpkin picking is upon us, and where better of a place to be than in the Garden State?
Nothing says summer is out and fall is in better than a pumpkin patch. Add a corn maze to that equation, and you have the perfect fall day out.
After a successful first season last year, the Greater Bridgeton Amish Farm Market has put together its corn maze and pumpkin patch once again.
And it’s officially open.
“In the market here, it’s a very family oriented community,” said Jonas King, manager of the Greater Bridgeton Amish Farm Market. “So this gave us something else to serve them with.”
This time last fall, the Amish Farm Market launched they're first ever corn maze.
For 2017, they’re offering a new unique ride for visitors to pick their own pumpkin.
“Last year we had an antique tractor and a wagon,” said King. “This year we have a pair of mules, Ike and Mike, which we will take them, hitch them in a wagon, [and[ take them to the pumpkin patch.”
The pumpkin patch sits on rented ground from the township, and for 69 cents a pound, there are plenty of sizes to choose from.
Across the lawn sits the mule-themed corn maze stretching across three and a half acres.
“We’re excited about it and in October, on the 7th, we start a flashlight maze on Friday nights,” said King. “And we did that at the tail end last year. It worked out real good.”
Despite four rainy weekends last year, King says they still had a decent turnout.
And as cooler September weather continues to sweep through, he says this is the perfect weather for a trip down to Cumberland County.
“The best season for it. Cooler, not as hot,” said King. “In the beginning of September, it’s still hot. But it’ll cool down.”
So if you’re looking for that perfect pumpkin to carve or want to explore the twists and turns in the maze, the Greater Bridgeton Amish Farm Market can give you that experience and more.
“Everybody’s welcome,” said King. “Come out and see us.”
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