ENJOY A TASTE OF
THE GARDEN STATE
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.
Saturday, September 6, 9:30am-2pm
Food Truck Event. Join the town of Allendale for great fun, great food and a great time at Allendale’s first ever food truck event! Kettle corn, thai food, Belgian waffle treats, burgers, hot dogs, french fries & more! While you’re in town, swing by the Farmers’ Market & visit our vendors.
- Weekly market held Sat., 930am–2:30pm, 120 West Allendale Ave.
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.
- Weekly market held Sun, 8am–1pm, Maple St. & DeForest Ave.
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.
- Weekly market held Sun, 8:30am–2pm, Spring & Morris Sts.
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.
- Weekly market held Sun, 9am–2pm, parking lot at corner of South and Bank Sts.
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.
- Weekly market held Sat, 8:30am–1pm, center of Historic Haddonfield.
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?
- Weekly market held Sat, 8am–1pm, Railroad Plaza South, off Fairmount Ave.
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
- Weekly market held Thurs & Sun, 6:30am–3pm, Sat, 7:30am–2pm, 2919 Rte. 206,
… 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
- Weekly market held Thurs, Noon–7pm, Main & Division Sts.
… 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