423 Goffle Road Ridgewood,NJ 07450 - (201) 652-7540
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.

Poinsettias and Plant Care Tips

Since Holiday Season Poinsettias come all different sizes and pots, they make ideal accents for gift giving. Imagine Christmas morning when that special someone comes down for their morning cup of coffee and espies upon the counter beside the coffeemaker a lavishly wrapped gift complemented by a stunning poinsettia with draping bows and a snippet or two of garland with some frosted pine cones and greenery. Priceless!

By |2023-11-19T17:49:13-05:00November 19th, 2023|Christmas, Plant Care, Seasonal Color|

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Santa Is Bringing His Holiday Magic to Goffle Brook Farms again this holiday season. Jolly Ole Saint Nick will be here listening to your wish lists and offering tidings of comfort and joy to one and all. Nov 30th - Dec 2nd & 3rd

By |2023-11-18T16:41:02-05:00November 18th, 2023|Christmas|

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

This Roasted Butternut Squash recipe makes for a dish that’s worthy of any occasion, whether as a side for a holiday feast or celebration with someone you love. Butternut squash roasted with maple syrup and cinnamon until caramelized and tender, then tossed with fresh rosemary, so elegant a cuisine and easy to prepare.

By |2023-10-11T12:41:56-04:00October 11th, 2023|Recipes, The Farmers Market|

Indoor Autumn Decor

Fall is a time of fresh starts, a chance to celebrate the changing of the seasons before the holidays arrive. It's also a decorating opportunity to make your home a cozier and more inviting place to nest within while the temperatures begin to drop. Autumn decor can range from traditional to trendy, and should always be adapted to your own taste, lifestyle, and environment.

By |2023-10-04T18:21:58-04:00October 4th, 2023|Hard Goods, Seasonal Color|

Can Decorating For Fall Make You Happier?

Updating your home for the new season is more than just a fun thing to do — it could actually benefit your mental health, too. Have you ever just looked at a display of pumpkins, gourds and Halloween lights at a neighbor’s house (or even in your own home) and felt instantly happier? Well, there’s a scientific explanation for that.

By |2023-09-24T16:15:23-04:00September 24th, 2023|Container Gardening, Hard Goods, Lawn and Garden, Seasonal Color|

Pumpkin Patch

Each year, we create an Autumnal Wonderland full of one-of-a-kind displays and locally-grown pumpkins of every shape and size. Whether you need a small pumpkin that weighs less than a pound or a large pumpkin, we’ve got the perfect pumpkin for you. You’ll find all shapes, sizes and colors of pumpkins and gourds as well as corn stalks, hay bales and autumn garden decorations.

By |2023-09-15T20:16:03-04:00September 14th, 2023|Hard Goods, Perennials, Seasonal Color, The Farmers Market|

Jersey Fresh Corn On The Cob

When it comes to corn, fresh is best, so buying local at the farmer’s market is key in finding the best tasting corn on the cob. You just can’t get that same sensation from produce that’s been picked, boxed, and transported to sit for days in displays at large commercial stores. To make the best of summer’s sweet corn while at its peak, here are Donna’s suggestions and tips for serving one of the most delicious treats of the season.

By |2023-08-02T12:25:31-04:00August 2nd, 2023|The Farmers Market|

Good Eats – McCrum’s Pies | Cakes | Muffins

Are you a pie lover? If so, you’ll be delighted to know that we are now offering the fresh baked fruit pies, cakes, muffins, and delicacies of McCrum’s Bakery of Elmwood Park, N.J. You can’t beat these pies, baked fresh daily with homemade fillings. All pies are made from scratch with fresh local fruit (except the cherry pies). You’ll know these pies are for real the moment your taste buds savor these scrumptious concoctions. Available in the Farmer’s Market.

By |2023-07-31T14:27:09-04:00July 31st, 2023|The Farmers Market|

Perennials For A Colorful Summer Garden

Mid Summer Perennials - Low-maintenance blooms to fill your garden this summer. Just because July is here, doesn’t mean you can’t make some changes in your garden by adding a few new perennials. There are plenty of options, regardless of the type of space you need to fill. Not only can you plant in July, but it can be one of the best summer months to liven up your garden.

By |2023-07-10T21:51:34-04:00July 10th, 2023|Container Gardening, Herbs, Perennials, Seasonal Color|

30% Off ALL Outdoor Garden Ornaments And Fountains

30% Off ALL Garden Ornaments And Fountains - Studies show that running water relieves stress and even decreases blood pressure and heart rate. Water calms the mind. It just makes us feel good. Outdoor fountains are simple ways to immediately add beauty to one’s outdoor space, whether it’s a meditation garden, a front lawn or a back yard.

A Father’s Day Message to our Founder

A Father's Day Tribute by Donna Dorsey for her beloved father, Richard Osborne, our founder. Lately I’ve been noticing I say the same things he used to say And I even find myself acting the very same way I tap my fingers on the table To the rhythm in my soul And I jingle the car keys When I’m ready to go

Give the Gift of Gardening

Father’s Day is approaching and this is an excellent time to show the dads and father figures in your life how special they are to you. We’ll be open on Father’s Day and you’re welcome to bring your dad and spend as long as you like enjoying the fresh air, browsing the garden center and gift shoppe, and just enjoy being with dad.

Ornamentals & Flower Seed Sowing Dates

Get ahead on your gardening by starting ornamental and flower seeds indoors and producing your own transplants. With a little planning, a few supplies and tools, plus some know-how, you’ll be on your way to seed starting success. Plant these flower seeds indoors, under lights, six to eight weeks before transplanting into the garden.

Frost Hardy Annuals

Focus on frost hardy annuals. Some of these annuals that can withstand 20 degrees or so, including pansies, snapdragons, dianthus, alyssum, dusty miller and osteospermum. Keep in mind that flowers may be a bit ragged after such cold but the plants should make it through ok. Annuals able to tolerate a light frost include varieties of petunia, nicotiana, calendula, Victoria sage, and verbena canadensis.

By |2023-06-08T15:57:19-04:00March 10th, 2023|Container Gardening, Plant Care, Seasonal Color|