Iowa license plates claim their state is “Where the Tall Corn Grows," but anyone who’s sampled New Jersey sweet corn knows we give the Midwest a good run for its money when it comes to those golden-kerneled vegetables!  

In order to locate the absolute best roadside stands for freshly-picked sweet corn, Team Nest Builder conducted an unofficial survey amongst friends, neighbors, and relatives.  The winner? Anderson Farms, with locations in Sparta and Newton.  Too far for you to travel? Read on for a range of sweet corn-selling New Jersey roadside stands throughout Sussex and Morris County. (Note: Many roadside stands offer limited produce/hours of operation, so be sure to call ahead!)

Sussex County

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Anderson Farms (WINNER!)

Route 15, Sparta (across from Bagel Station); 209 Newton Sparta Road, Newton 

Offering: A wide range of fruits and vegetables hand-picked daily including the BEST local sweet corn (according to our unofficial survey), baked goods, jams, salsas, bbq sauces, honey, pickles, cheeses, flowers, and plants.

Contact:  973-579-2202

Cahill’s Farm

311 Pequist Road, Andover

Offering: A variety of produce including tomatoes, peppers, corn, eggplants, peaches, bedding plants, perennials, nursery stock and garden supplies.

Contact:  973-786-5401

Green Valley Farms

997 Route 23, Wantage; Route 94, Vernon

Offering:  Sweet corn, tomatoes, fruits, pumpkins, homemade pies, jams & canned goods, specialty items, pumpkins

Contact:  973-875-5213

Highland Farm

251 Route 94, Newton

Offering:  Tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, zucchini, variety of other in-season fruits & vegetables

Contact:  973-383-9845

Liberty Farm

101 Route 645, Sandyston

Offering:  Blueberries, corn tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, tomatillos, eggplant, garlic, onion, herbs, cucumbers, pumpkins, apples, pears, cut flowers, raspberries, & squash

Contact:  973-219-6356

Pochuck Valley Farm

962 Route 517, McAfee Glenwood Road, Glenwood

Offering:  Apples, Peaches, Plums, Pears, Onions, Potatoes, Peppers (Green, Red, Hot, Sweet and more) Sweet Corn, Acorn Squash, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Carrots, Lettuce, Garlic, Watermelons, String Beans, Pumpkins

Phone:  973-764-4732

MORRIS COUNTY

Alstede Farms

1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester

Offering:  A huge variety of homegrown produce including asparagus, strawberries, squash, tomatoes, lettuces, peppers, sweet corn, eggplant, rhubarb, peaches, raspberries, blackberries, currants, gooseberries, apples, pumpkins, our own honey, homemade ice cream & quiche, home-baked pies and more.

Contact:  908-879-7189

Ashley Farms

25 Hillside Avenue, Flanders

Offering:  Jersey Fresh produce, homegrown sweet corn, tomatoes, squash, eggplant, green beans, cucumbers, peppers

Contact:  973-584-7578

Backer Farm

32 Ironia Road, Mendham

Offering:  Lettuces, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, tomatoes, radishes, peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, carrots, basil, patty-pan squash, herbs, pumpkins, beets, arugula, sweet corn.

Contact 908-619-0088

Hamilton Farms Greenhouses & Farm Market

130 Old Denville Road, Boonton Twp.

Offering:  Local, Seasonal produce including strawberries, lettuce, spinach, blueberries, peaches, corn, tomatoes, apples

Contact:  973-335-6528

Knothe’s Farm

645 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph

Offering:  Apples, blueberries, cherries, grapes, melons, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums, strawberries, beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, onions, peppers, squash/zucchini, tomatoes, honey, jams & jellies, pies

Contact:  973-895-7383

Lindeken Farms

Route 15 & Berkshire Valley Road, Wharton

Offering:  Summer & Fall: Sweet corn (picked daily), tomatoes (cherry & plum), peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, cantaloupes, watermelon, local peaches, apples, nectarines, squash, basil, potatoes, onions, local arugula, Swiss chard and beets, pumpkins.

Contact:  973-366-5305

Additional Source:  New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Jersey Fresh