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THE DESSERT PLATE | This sweet spot has been committed to baking from scratch and serving organic coffees since 2001. Stop in and enjoy the friendly, old-fashioned bakery atmosphere! 34 East Main Street #1, Somerville, 908.772.9881.


CIARA’S KOMBUCHA | Artisan producer of authentic Kombucha; made with live cultures, organic tea and organic sugar…as it only should be. Toms River, 732.778.6550.

YOGI TEA | Over 100 exotic herbs and botanicals from around the world combine to create sweet and spicy herbal teas. Yogi caffeine free teas leave you with a sense of well-being and delight. Available at local retailers and online.


AMERICA’S GROW-A-ROW: FARM TO FORK DINNER (May 7) | Since 2002, America’s Grow-a-Row and its 5,500+ volunteers have been educating, planting, harvesting and donating fresh produce for those who are food insecure across New Jersey. Reserve now to attend their annual fundraiser. 150 Pittstown Road, Pittstown, 908.331.2962.

GO ELIZABETH NJ | Less than 15 miles from Manhattan with the Newark Liberty International Airport in its backyard, Elizabeth has plenty to offer in terms of history, amusement, dining, and lodging.

JERSEY CITY: MAKE IT YOURS | With the Statue of Liberty at its doorstep, plus world-class restaurants, hotels, attractions, shopping, arts & culture, now is the time to make Jersey City yours!

MORVEN MUSEUM |This national historic landmark, situated on five pristine acres in the heart of Princeton, showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Garden State through exhibitions, educational programs and special events, including Morven in May: A Celebration of Art, Craft and Garden, May 6-8. 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609.924.8144.

PALMER SQUARE | Located across from Princeton University, Palmer Square boasts a unique collection of shopping and dining right in the heart of downtown. Enjoy the area’s best at this enticing shopping enclave. 40 Nassau St, Princeton, 609.921.2333.

PHILLY FARM & FOOD FEST (April 10) | One of the country’s biggest and best single-day food festivals, the Philly Farm & Food Fest boasts local farmers, artisans and agricultural experts. 10am-4pm Sunday April 10. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.  

PRINCETON ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL (April 6-10) | Sponsored by the Princeton Public Library, this annual film festival’s mission is to share exceptional documentary films and support environmental sustainability. Screenings are accompanied by a Q&A with directors and producers. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton.

TASTE OF THE TOWN FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL (April 30) | Enjoy an evening of tasting food, wines, spirits and beer from an extensive array of vendors. Special foodie guests and four different live entertainment groups! Proceeds benefit the Allamuchy Education Foundation. Donaldson Farms, Hackettstown.

THE WETLANDS INSTITUTE | Open year round, the Wetlands Institute offers nature walks, an aquarium, a marsh boardwalk, kayak and back bay boat tours, and hands-on education programs, as well as a gift shop. 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, 609.368.1211.


BURLINGTON COUNTY | Find Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, prepared foods, fl owers, crafts, entertainment and more at this scenic and popular market. Garden Expo Saturday April 30. 9am-2pm, Farmers Market Saturdays from May-October 8:30am-1pm. 500 Centerton Road, Moorestown.

CHATHAM BOROUGH | Celebrating its 10th season, this wonderful market offers an array of fresh produce, artisanal food, tasting events and more. Like them on Facebook! Every Saturday 8am- 1pm, from June 20-November 21. Railroad Plaza South off Fairmount Avenue, Chatham.

DENVILLE | Seasonal community farmers market with continuous winter market as well. Remaining dates for indoor winter market are March 6 & 20 and April 3 & 17 from 10am-1pm. Summer market opening day is May 1. Bloomfield Avenue parking lot in downtown Denville. 201.417.2335.

JERSEY CITY/GROVE STATION FARMERS MARKET | More than 25 vendors serving up tasty treats from fresh fruits and vegetables to freshly baked empanadas to homemade mozzarella. From May to December every Monday and Thursday from 4pm-8pm. Grove PATH Station Plaza, Jersey City.

SPARTA FARMERS MARKET | Fresh produce, all natural meats, honey, fruit, eggs, baked goods, soaps and more – it’s all available at this popular market, indoors at the Sparta Middle School from November 7 through April 30. Saturdays, 9:30am–1pm, 350 Main Street, Sparta.

WEST WINDSOR COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET | Opened in 2004, this farmers market supports local farms and food vendors. Shoppers can find organic meats and cheeses, homemade pies and bakery goods, beautiful fresh-cut flowers and fruits and vegetables picked fresh off the farm. Winter market: March 12 and April 9. Windsor Athletic Club, 99 Clarksville Road, West Windsor, 609.933.4452.


BEACH PLUM FARM | 62-acre Beach Plum Farm will spoil you with farm-fresh produce. The Ebbitt Room, Blue Pig Tavern and Rusty Nail are Cape May restaurants served by the farm. Farm market open Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-4pm. 140 Stevens Street, West Cape May, 609.884.6542.

BLUE MOON ACRES | A 63-acre certified organic farm, Blue Moon focuses on sustainability and soil biology. The results: fresh delicious food. Visit their charming on-farm market for the freshest produce and other delectables. 11 Willow Creek Drive, Pennington, 609.737.8333.

BOBOLINK DAIRY & BAKEHOUSE | Renowned for farmstead cheeses crafted from the milk of grass fed herds, Jonathan and Nina White also produce artisanal breads. Visit to tour and buy, or shop online. 369 Stamets Road, Milford, 908.86. GRASS.

CECIL CREEK FARM | The only authentic farm to fork culinary experience in SJ! Offering an organic CSA, locally sourced food market, with private chefs in a place that feels like home. Come shop, dine, celebrate! 73 Democrat Road, Mickleton, 856.599.8925,

CHERRY GROVE FARM | Cherry Grove’s mission is to be a sustainable farm. Visit their farm store for farmstead cheeses, grass-fed beef and lamb, heirloom pork, eggs and more. 3200 Lawrenceville Road. (Route 206), Lawrenceville, 609.219.0053.

CIRCLE BROOK FARM | USDA certified organic, Circle Brook is a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm with pickup locations in Montclair, Morristown, Matawan, Newark, Fairlawn, Westfield, Jersey City and more. Seeking site hosts in Bergen County.

CROSS COUNTRY NURSERIES | Located in rural Hunterdon County, and growing chile plants since 1993, this husband-and-wife growing team also offers eggplant, pepper, and tomato plants. Visit the greenhouse April 9-May 31 or shop online. 199 Kingwood Locktown Road, Rosemont, 908.996.4646.

GENESIS FARM | The Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm grows delicious, quality vegetables for its members. Organic methods used. Year-round shares available. Join now for the CSA’s 2016 season, 41B Silver Lake Road, Blairstown, 908.362.7486.

GRIGGSTOWN FARM | In 1975, George and Joan Rude started Griggstown Farm. Today, the farm raises and processes poultry right on the premises. Visit their farm market for superior quality poultry, pies, and prepared foods. 484 Bunker Hill Road, Princeton, 908.359.5218.

HESPERIDES ORGANICA | A Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm where members receive a weekly box of freshly-harvested, sustainably grown vegetables from June-November. Or visit their store and kitchen any Wednesday, June- November at 27 Utter Avenue, Unit B, Hawthorne. 243 Round Hill Road, Warwick NY, 845.490.1201.

HONEY BROOK ORGANIC FARM | Throughout the growing season, this beloved CSA provides members with produce that’s healthy for your family and the land. Pick up at farm locations in Chesterfield and Pennington—or in your neighborhood. 609.737.8899.

STONY HILL FARMS | This family farm grows fresh fruits and vegetables, available through farmers markets in northern New Jersey, their CSA program, and at their farm stand. 15 North Road, Chester, 908.879.2908.

TASSOT APIARIES | Family-run Tassot Apiaries specializes in raw, local, chemical-free, high quality honey, as well as pure beeswax items. Shop at their honey farm (call ahead), farmers markets, or online. Buzzing Acres Farm, 54 Rick Road, Milford, 908.264.4504.

Z FOOD FARM This organic farm’s mission is to promote food as a powerful cultural force within our communities by providing certified organic, high-quality vegetables, herbs and fruits. 3501 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, 609.610.4909.

ZONE 7 | Named after our growing zone, distributor Zone 7 delivers the freshest organic and sustainable ingredients from local farms to restaurants and grocers. Contact Mikey Azzara at 609.896.0190 or visit their website for information and events.


THE ARCTIC MARKET & BUTCHER | This full-service butcher and food shop offers top-quality meat cuts and provisions as well as delectable dishes to eat in or bring home. 816 Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach. 732.899. MEAT(6328).

BAY HEAD CHEESE SHOP | This popular shop has served the community for over forty years. Enjoy a variety of domestic and imported cheese, various dips and hors d’oeurves, as well as homemade quiche and soups. 91 Bridge Avenue, Bay Head, 732.892.7585.

BROWNEE THE PLAIN BROWN DOG | This healthy food product for dogs supports the mission of Available for retail and wholesale: contact Ingredients: venison, pumpkin, rye, figs, flaxseeds, honey, molasses, salt, apple pectin. 645 Old Stage Road, East Brunswick, 732.251.3210.

ENJOU CHOCOLAT | Enjou Chocolat has been designing and making gourmet chocolates, gift baskets, custom chocolates, corporate gifts, and wedding and party favors for over 30 years. Visit the sweetest spot in town. 8 Dehart Street, Morristown, 973.993.9090.

FOSSIL FARMS | Fossil Farms offers the finest ostrich, buffalo and other all-natural and farm-raised game meats. High-quality, organic products, free of hormones, antibiotics, medications or preservatives. Buy online or at their store. 81 Fulton Street, Boonton, 973.917.3155.

JOE LEONE’S | A beloved retail destination, Joe Leone’s Italian Specialty Store & Catering offers an expansive array of imported Italian groceries, homemade breads, fresh mozzarella, gift baskets, and prepared dishes. 510 Route 35 South, Point Pleasant Beach, 732.701.0001; also in Sea Girt.

JUST JERSEY | Offering a wonderful gift selection for any New Jersey resident or fan, Just Jersey sells gift boxes, upcycled goods, specialty foods, housewares, handcrafted jewelry, natural bodycare, and other unique gifts. 163 South Street (at Elm), Morristown, 973.590.2820.

MUIRHEAD FOODS | Muirhead’s all natural fine food products, including chutneys, jellies, fruit butters, mincemeats, cooking sauces, vinaigrettes, and mustards, enhance baked products and daily meals. Gift packages available. 800.782.7803.

PATRIOT PICKLE | This pickle company knows pickles. With more than 30 years of experience, there’s not a fresher, finer quality, crispier pickle in the food industry. 20 Edison Drive, Wayne, 973.709.9487.

SHOP FRESH SEAFOOD | Shop Fresh Seafood delivers direct to consumers. Responsibly sourced seafood in customizable packages. Salmon, oysters, lobster and more FedEx’ed to your door within hours of harvest. 718.842.8850.


BASIL BANDWAGON NATURAL MARKET | Since 1993, Basil Bandwagon has been offering the very best in sustainable and organic food and products. A shopping destination for health-conscious consumers. 276 Route 202, Flemington, 908.788.5737. 38 Old Route 22, Clinton, 908.735.3822.

DELICIOUS ORCHARDS | With the charm of a country food market, Delicious Orchards offers the best in meats, cheeses, pies, produce and more. Their gift boxes make an ideal gift. Route 34 South, Colts Neck, 800.624.1893.

KINGS | At Kings Food Markets, the freshest ingredients, rarest finds and a passion for cooking all come together to create the perfect meals. Kings constantly looks for the finest items—specially chosen for their customers.

SICKLES MARKET | A family tradition of quality since 1908, Sickles Market offers gourmet and specialty foods and fresh produce as well as a garden center and fresh flowers. Gift baskets, too! Harrison Avenue off of Rumson Road, Little Silver, 732.741.9563.

WEGMANS | Devoted to helping their customers eat well and named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For 2010 by Fortune magazine, Wegmans has seven food market locations throughout New Jersey.

WHOLE EARTH CENTER | A natural foods and organic grocery store, Whole Earth Center offers a wide range of produce, grocery items, baked goods, nutritional supplements and an eat-in deli. 360 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609.924.7429.


BLUE FISH CLOTHING | Using organic fibers, recycled cottons, and natural fibers, Blue Fish’s people and planet-friendly style of women’s clothing is 100% made in the USA. 62 Trenton Avenue, Frenchtown, 908.996.3720.

BLUE RACCOON HOME FURNISHINGS | An award-winning home and lifestyle store, Blue Raccoon artfully blends cottage and modern and believes that all homes should feel lived in. 6 Coryell St, Lambertville, 609.397.5500.


A TOUTE HEURE and 100 STEPS SUPPER CLUB & RAW BAR | Visit these restaurants to enjoy the best ingredients from ocean, market and garden in delicious dishes from their team of talented chefs! A Toute Heure (232 Centennial Ave, Cranford), 100 Steps (215 Centennial Ave, Cranford), 908.276.6600.

ALICE’S | Enjoy an incomparable view of Lake Hopatcong and delicious seasonal cuisine at Alice’s in their rustic yet refined dining room, large open deck and sophisticated party room. 24 Nolan’s Point Park Road, Lake Hopatcong, 973.663.9600.

BRICK FARM TAVERN | Enjoy farm-to-table dining in a beautifully renovated 1800’s farmhouse. Partnering with Double Brook Farm in Hopewell, Brick Farm Tavern develops its menu from fresh and delicious locally grown and raised food. 130 Hopewell-Rocky Hill Road, Hopewell, 609.333.9200.

CLYDZ | Enjoy the delicious taste of culinary creativity. This restaurant offers an American flair enhanced with special touches, such as exotic meats. And don’t miss their notable martinis! 55 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, 732.846.6521.

DOUGH ARTISAN PIZZERIA | With a deeply rooted passion for hand-crafted cuisine and a commitment to sustainability, Dough’s farm-to-table philosophy means sourcing the finest and freshest local ingredients to provide an authentic dining experience. 437 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, 973.226.3300.

EMILY’S CAFÉ | The menu at this casual, bistro-style eatery includes daily soups, quiche, salads, paninis and much more. The café also offers Small World Coffee, authentic Italian espresso and delicious housemade desserts. 9 North Main Street, Pennington, 609.730.1010.  

THE FROG AND THE PEACH | This culinary gem offers inspired food and an impressive wine list. The inviting bar and private and corporate event services are added highlights. 29 Dennis St at Hiram Square, New Brunswick, 732.846.3216.

GREENE HOOK | This recently opened restaurant and bar, featuring the culinary expertise of the renowned David Drake, presents menu mainstays such as fried chicken as well as a daily showcase of local, seasonally-inspired dishes. 70 Greene Street, Jersey City, 201.721.5062.

HARVEST RESTAURANTS | Beginning with Trap Rock Restaurant & Brewery opened in 1996, Harvest Restaurants has grown to eight unique eateries in northern New Jersey, all offering outstanding seasonal fare sourced from local ingredients. 973.656.1881.

LIGHT HORSE TAVERN | This renowned establishment, a well-recognized leader of Jersey City’s restaurant renaissance, offers a sumptuous menu crafted from the freshest ingredients. Enjoy a cocktail or craft brew at their spectacular mahogany bar. 199 Washington Street, Jersey City, 201.946.2028.

LOVIN’ OVEN | At Lovin’ Oven, proprietor Julie Klein is committed to offering fresh, simple, homey dishes, made with local ingredients. An added plus is the restaurant’s onsite baking. 62 Trenton Avenue, Frenchtown, 908.996.7714.

MARKET ROOST CATERING, RESTAURANT & BAKERY | This popular caterer, restaurant and bakery offers creative fresh foods served in house, to go or for your next catered event. Gifts also available. Featured on Food Network’s “Dining Around.” 65 Main Street, Flemington, 908.788.4949.

MATT’S RED ROOSTER GRILL | Contemporary American BYOB restaurant in Downtown Flemington from renowned chef/owner Matt McPherson where great food, happy patrons and the wood-fired grill are the main focus. 22 Bloomfield Avenue, Flemington, 908.788.7050.

MILFORD OYSTER HOUSE | Serving pristinely fresh seafood, Chef Ed Coss relies on the freshest local ingredients and an unerring instinct for marrying flavor and texture. Open every evening for dinner except Tues. 92 Water Street, Milford, 908.995.9411.

SERGEANTSVILLE INN | This newly renovated Hunterdon County restaurant takes pride in providing a magnificent upscale atmosphere, without the attitude. Enjoy highest quality fare in a friendly neighborhood setting. 601 Rosemont-Ringoes Road, Sergeantsville, 609.397.3700.

SPUNTINO WINE BAR & ITALIAN TAPAS | This tapas establishment puts a modern twist to Italian classics, combining the genuine energy and passion of an authentic enoteca with the cool vibe and excitement of a Manhattan bistro. Clifton Commons, Route 3 East, 70 Kingsland Road, Clifton, 973.661.2435.

THE WINDLASS RESTAURANT | The “Antique Boat” bar and porch enhance a menu showcasing hand-selected ingredients crafted in a state-of-the-art kitchen featuring a wood-burning pizza oven and Tuscan grill. Authentic Italian, Italian- American and Sushi. 45 Nolan’s Point Park Road, Lake Hopatcong, 973.663.3190.


GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL | Located in a beautiful natural setting, this school is dedicated to Rudolf Steiner’s inspiring curriculum of innovation and discovery. Nursery – grade 12; also a birth – age 3 program. 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY, 845.356.2514.

WALDORF SCHOOL OF PRINCETON | Thoroughly integrating the academic, artistic, and practical, NJ’s only Waldorf school (PreK-8) guides children toward warmth of heart, clarity of thought, and strength of purpose. 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, 609.466.1970.


THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA | Give the Gift of Great Tastes. Exceptional French, Italian, and American Dining. Culinary Vacations and Classes with our Chefs. Everything for the food and wine enthusiast. 888.248.2064.

INSTITUTE OF CULINARY EDUCATION | Founded in 1975, this school offers highly regarded six to 13-month career training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking, Culinary Management and Hospitality Management, as well as continuing education programs for culinary professionals. 225 Liberty Street, New York, NY, 800.777.2433.


RER ENERGY GROUP | A regional renewable energy leader educating clients on conservation, generation and procurement of sustainable energy. Attend a “Commercial Solar Workshop” at the Geraldine R Dodge Foundation, Morristown, on April 6. Register at or call 610.332.7232


56 DEGREE WINE | Offering his customers a wide variety of wines from all over the world, General Manager Joe Bembry has a special affection for the wines of Burgundy, Piedmont and the Loire Valley. 25 Claremont Road, Bernardsville, 908.953.0900.

ALBA VINEYARD | Nationally recognized as one of the East Coast’s most award-winning wineries, Alba’s mission is to sustainably farm estate quality fruit and craft premium wines of exceptional value. Open for tastings every day! 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road, Village of Finesville, Milford, 908.995.7800.

FLYING FISH BREWING CO. | Flying Fish is the largest of New Jersey’s craft breweries. Available in restaurants and wine shops statewide, or visit their tasting room at 900 Kennedy Boulevard in Somerdale.

HOPEWELL VALLEY VINEYARDS | Blending Old World flair with New World style, the winery brings Tuscan winemaking experience to the beautiful Hopewell Valley. Enjoy tastings, live music and mountain views. 46 Yard Road, Pennington, 609.737.4465.;

SHAWANGUNK WINE TRAIL | Shawangunk Wine Trail is home to 14 uniquely diverse wineries nestled between the Shawangunk Mountains and the Hudson River, just 60 miles north of NYC.

TROEGS INDEPENDENT BREWING |Founded in 1997 by the Trogner brothers, Troegs can be purchased in shops across the state. With year-round and seasonal brews, their lineup features hoppy ales and captivating lagers, as well as wheat beers and Belgian-style ales.

VILLA MILAGRO VINEYARDS | Committed to caring for the earth, Villa Milagro Vineyards hand harvests its grapes then blends them to highlight the best of each varietal. Open weekends for tastings and sales from 11am- 6pm, daily for sales from 9am-6pm. 33 County Road 627, Finesville/Phillipsburg, 908.995.2072.

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