A Glance into Jersey City Farmers’ Markets: The Best 10 Farmers Markets In Jersey City
Here are some of the benefits of eating local:
- Support local businesses
- Eat healthier
- Environmentally friendly
- More economical
- Better tasting
- Enjoy preparing food and cooking at home together
- Introduce children to farmers, plant life cycle, where food comes from, preserve food, and more!
You’ll be amazed at what you discover as you visit the best farmers’ markets in Jersey City this summer.
We all know it’s great to eat healthily. After you enjoy selecting all your fresh products, stop in and enjoy any of these vegan and vegetarian restaurants or one of the several kid-friendly restaurants in the area. There are so many delicious vegan and vegetarian foods that can be made with selections from the local farmer’s markets. If you’re a meat lover, adding this fresh produce to your meal will make every meal taste even better.
The Best 10 Farmers’ Markets In Jersey City 2023
As you enjoy visiting Farmer’s Markets each week this season, here are some stroller-friendly restaurants you can stop in and enjoy a meal. If your little ones are already out of strollers and you don’t need to worry about squeezing a stroller in somewhere, here are some more places that are super kid-friendly and have great food! Please make sure to wear your masks.
1. Hamilton Park Farmers Market
Where: 8th Street at Jersey Avenue
When: Wednesdays 4-7 pm
What to get: Fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, and more
As you enjoy shopping at Hamilton Park Farmers Market, you’ll occasionally get to enjoy Live Music too! Stay updated by visiting the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association’s website. Masks required.
2. Van Vorst Farmers Market(Open for the season)
Where: 281 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
When: Year-round Sat: 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
What to get: Fresh fruits, vegetables, coffee, knife sharpening, cheeses, etc.
3. Riverview Farmer’s Market
Where: 498 Palisade Ave Jersey City NJ 07307 at Riverview Park in The Heights
When: May 7th, 2023 – Sundays 10 am – 2 pm. (MAY THROUGH NOVEMBER (THE LAST WEEKEND BEFORE THANKSGIVING).
What to get: Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, grass-fed beef, pastured chicken and pork, free-range eggs, cheese, dairy, fresh baked goods, candles, home goods, food vendors, carts, and trucks.
Enjoy shopping, eating, and supporting local farmers and artisans. Embrace the beautiful NY-NJ skyline views while shopping. Masks required.
4. Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market(Open for the season)
Where: Grove St Path Plaza (Newark Ave & Grove St)
When: Mondays and Thursdays 4-8 pm
What to get: Fresh fruits, vegetables, fresh baked goods, and tasty treats.
Find more information here.
5. Paulus Hook Farmer’s Market
Where: Washington Street South Of Dudley Street
When: Saturdays 10am – 4pm
What to get: Fresh vegetables and produce, fresh baked goods.
Enjoy the views of Manhattan while shopping for fresh produce and maybe some delicious pie! Stay updated by visiting the Historic Paulus Hook Association’s website.
6. Arlington Park Farmer’s Market
Where: Ocean Avenue & Arlington Avenue
When: July – October, Saturdays 10 am – 2 pm
What to get: Fresh produce, baked goodies, and sweet treats
More information here.
7. Hoboken Farmers Market
Where: CHURCH SQUARE PARK FARMERS’ MARKET – Garden Street between 4th and 5th Streets
When: Starting June 7 through mid-November | Tuesdays from 2 – 7:30 pm
Where: UPTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET| The market is under the Viaduct on 14th Street between Grand and Adams Streets When: Saturdays, 9:00am – 2:00pm (June – Mid December)
What to get: Fresh fruits, vegetables, olives, pickles, bread, cheese, fish, meats, sweets-pies-donuts, gluten-free baked goods, flowers, prepared foods, hummus, fresh-squeezed lemonade, pressed juices, and more!
8. Journal Square Green Market
Where: 9 Path Plaza, Jersey City NJ
Journal Square Path Plaza; Kennedy Boulevard between Pavonia & Sip Avenues
When: Tuesdays, May 30-November 28th, 12pm- 6pm
What to get: Fresh fruits and vegetables and other delicious goods.
The Journal Square Green Market began over two decades ago. Their mission is to bring fresh fruits and vegetables from the farmer’s fields to your table. More information here.
9. Leonard Gordon Farm Stand
Where: JFK Boulevard & Manhattan Avenue
When: June – November, Saturdays 8 am – 3 pm
What to get: Fresh produce, baked goodies, and prepared jams/preserves
More information here.
10. Lincoln Park Farmers Market
Where: At Lincoln Park
When: Sundays, through November, 10 am-3 pm
What to get: Fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy, eggs, plants, baked goods, ready-to-eat food, and other items.
More information here.
Summer Farmers Markets
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After some fun time selecting favorites, give the kids and dog something to do after strolling the farmer’s markets, and stop by your favorite park to have lunch and play.
We hope you have a great time visiting the Best 10 Farmers Markets in Jersey City during the summer. Your time in the kitchen will be a lot more enjoyable with the fresh selection of fruits and vegetables you take home from the Farmer’s Market this year. Your body will thank you for it, too, as a lot of this locally grown food is grown with safer and more sustainable methods.
Eating locally sourced food is environmentally friendly, helping to reduce our carbon footprint further; it also helps support local businesses. If you want to use fresh produce to create lunch for your little ones, check our list of tips!
Updated April 17th, 2023