PHOTO RELEASE: As Part of Tourism Task Force Tour, Gottheimer Goes Pumpkin Picking at Ideal Farms in Sussex County

Oct 19, 2021

Family-owned, dating back to 1910


Above: Gottheimer visits Ideal Farms in Sussex County.

LAFAYETTE, NJ  — This week, as part of his Sussex and Warren County Tourism Task Force Tour, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited Ideal Farm and Garden Center in Lafayette Township to pick pumpkins, as he continues working with local small business owners, growers, farms, and local officials to boost agritourism and ecotourism to Northwestern New Jersey. The farm is family-owned by the Tanis and Jorritsma family, whose agricultural roots in Sussex County date back to 1910. They have hayrides and activities for families on the weekend, pumpkin, and the best fresh produce! 

Below: Gottheimer at Ideal Farms in Sussex County. 






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