Goffle Brook Farms

About Goffle Brook Farms

After 50 years of serving Bergen County, Goffle Brook Farm is successfully managed by founders Richard and Dancy’s daughter, Donna Dorsey, along with their son-in-law Kurt Dorsey. The family traditions remain alive and well. Kurt and Donna have two boys, Clinton and Kyle and there’s reason to believe there might be a third generation running Goffle Brook Farm someday.

Why we do what we do

By |2019-10-08T14:36:55-04:00October 8th, 2019|Container Gardening, Hard Goods, Herbs, Lawn and Garden, Perennials, Plant Care, Recipes, Seasonal Color, The Farmers Market|

When we first saw this facebook post on Stacie Cahn Greenhouse's Facebook page our jaw dropped. I thought to myself "Oh my gosh, this is exactly what Mom and Dad strived for when they started Goffle Brook Farms 51 years ago. A place where happiness flourishes, where their's growth and friendships made, a place where their is love, kindness and laughter in the air."

Should I fertilize my lawn in the fall? Absolutely! Here’s why and what to use.

By |2019-09-30T16:49:27-04:00September 30th, 2019|Hard Goods, Lawn and Garden|

Most lawn experts agree that a fall fertilizer application is a good idea in cold-weather climates where winters are a period of dormancy. While lawn care companies and manufacturers of granular and liquid fertilizers recommend fertilization, independent scientific studies from university programs do confirm that late summer and fall are especially good times to fertilize turf lawns.

Apples for Eating and Baking

By |2019-09-27T11:12:16-04:00September 21st, 2019|Recipes, The Farmers Market|

It’s not my imagination, those crates of apples at the Goffle Brook Farm’s farmers markets are looking might tasty. There’s Honeycrisps, McIntosh, Golden Supreme and Cortlands to choose from. Nothing says nutrition better than freshly picked apples. Apples are a simple, delicious and nutritious choice for a snack or dessert.

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Decorate with Pumpkins This Fall

By |2019-09-27T11:12:03-04:00September 16th, 2019|Seasonal Color, The Farmers Market|

Everyone loves the jack-o’-lantern. Spooky, silly or just plain cute, the carved Halloween pumpkin is a staple for the front porch in October. Carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns is a popular Halloween tradition that originated hundreds of years ago in Ireland. Back then, however, jack-o’-lanterns were made out of turnips or potatoes;

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