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Edible Jersey Cooks
With Marilyn Schlossbach, Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park.

One of our favorite chefs mixes up a late summer dish featuring Jersey corn and tomatoes. Video by Kirk Sohr. 



Weekly farmers’ markets are the perfect venue for discovering the tastes of the Garden State—and the flavor of local communities. In addition to offering outstanding quality food and produce, these Edible Jersey Festival of Farmers Markets participants will be hosting special events, live music, giveaways and other activities, offering one more reason to include a visit to a local farmers’ market in your travel plans this season. Follow Edible Jersey’s Facebook page for updates. And for a full list of weekly farmers’ markets statewide, click here.

Sunday, September 21, 10am-3pm
(Rain Date: Sunday, September 28)

Antique/Classic Car Show.  Join the market for the 18th Annual Antique/Classic Car Show, featuring 20 classes of cars that will be judged and awarded. This event is guaranteed to excite car enthusiasts of every age and allows visitors to cast their vote for the People’s Choice Trophy.

Sunday, September 28, Noon-5pm

Festival on the Green.  Shop the market, then stay for northern New Jersey’s premier fall family event. Enjoy nonstop entertainment for all ages, 150+ exhibitors showcasing local businesses, restaurants, community groups, children’s activities, interactive venues and more!  Presented around the historic Morristown Green by Morristown Partnership.

Sunday, October 5, 11am–2pm

First Annual Chili Cook-Off.  Local area restaurants prepare their best pot of chili using market ingredients. Be one of the taste-testers and vote for your favorite chili to determine first-, second- and third-place winners. Live cooking demos, music and kids’ crafts, too.

  • Weekly market held Sun, 10am–2pm, 4 Kingwood Ave. (Kathee’s General Store Lot).

Sunday, October 5, 10am–5pm

Applefest. Throughout the entire season, the Warwick Valley Farmers Market celebrates “locally grown” with weekly demos, music by local composers and musicians, and community events. On this Sunday, they join with New York’s Orange County’s largest harvest festival, Applefest, to celebrate all the bounty from nearby farms, orchards and kitchens.

Saturday, October 11, 10am–1:30pm

Annual Chili Cook-Off!  Save the date for the market’s fourth annual Chili Cook-Off. Bring your favorite prepared chili and be judged by peers and professionals. Come to compete against last year’s prize-winning recipe, Robson’s Farm Pumpkin and Kale Chili, or simply come to sample and enjoy live music.

Saturday, October 18, 11am

Annual Pet Pageant. Join the fun when contestants parade their costumed pets up and down the market for judging and prizes. Pet tricks and cute antics are highly encouraged! Same-day registration permitted. Can you top last year’s winners, an Angel Yorkie and a Guinea Pig Taco?

And don’t miss Sunday’s “Produce Row” all season long, featuring fresh produce and seafood as part of the COLUMBUS Farmers Market outdoor flea market

DOWNTOWN SOMERVILLE is the place to be on Thursdays to celebrate local farmers and enjoy unique offerings. An added plus this year: The market has extended its hours

… the NEW JERSEY COUNCIL OF FARMERS AND COMMUNITIES NJCFC]  is dedicated to developing and growing community farmers markets that are truly Jersey Fresh. Visit their website for market listing and events