A Glance into Jersey City Farmers’ Markets

A Glance into Jersey City Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ Markets In Jersey City

 Eating locally sourced food is not only environmentally friendly, helping to further reduce our carbon footprint, it also helps support local businesses. As an added incentive, late autumn tends to yield earthy, hardy root vegetables in abundance which are equally pleasant in the oven as they are on the purse strings!

Here is quick guide to the Jersey City Farmers’ Markets that are open:

Historic Downtown

Location – Grove Street Plaza

Date/Hours – Open until December, Mon/Tur, 4-8pm

What to get – fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, healthy prepared food (great for nights when you are low on time), snacks, nibbles, gluten free/sugar free options

Hamilton Park

Location – 9th Street between McWilliams Place & West Hamilton

Date/Hours – Open until December, Wed, 3-7pm

What to get – fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, healthy prepared food, pizza

**Occasional live music, check website details https://hpna.wildapricot.org/Farmers-Market

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Journal Square

Location – Journal Square Path Plaza

Date/Hours – Open until December, Wed/Fri, 11am-8pm

What to get – Fresh produce, baked goodies, sweet treats, street food nibbles

*Market opens at 11am but things really get going after 3pm

Van Vorst Park

Location – Jersey Ave & Montgomery Street

Date/Hours – Open until December, Sat, 8am-3:30pm

What to get – Fresh produce, baked goodies, sweet treats, fresh flowers

Paulus Hook Farm Stand (one stall seasonal produce)

Location – Washington Street riverfront

Date/Hours – Until  December, Sat, 11am-4pm

What to get – Fresh produce, baked goodies and prepared jams/preserves

Riverview Park

Location – Palisade Ave between Bowers Street & Griffith Street

Date/Hours – Until  November, Sun, 10am-3pm

What to get – fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, prepared food

Leonard Gordon Farm Stand (one stall seasonal produce)

Location – JFK Boulevard & Manhattan Avenue

Date/Hours – Until  November, Saturdays 8am-2:30pm

What to get – Fresh produce, baked goodies and prepared jams/preserves

Friends of Arlington Park

Location – Ocean Avenue & Arlington Avenue

Date/Hours – Until November, Sat, 9am-2pm

What to get – Fresh produce, baked goodies, sweet treats

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So you ventured out to your nearest Farmers’ Market, now what?  Here’s a list of what to look out for that is seasonal NOW:

Beets, Broccoli/Broccoli Raab, Brussel Sprouts Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Collards, Cranberries, Fennel, Kale, Mushrooms, Parsley, Parsnips, Pears, Potatoes & Yams,Rutabaga, Squash.

Coming soon – what to do with all those Farmers’ Market ingredients – helpful tips and recipes for the holiday season.

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