Farmer's Markets in Jersey City

The Best 10 Farmers Markets In Jersey City

A Glance into Jersey City Farmers’ Markets: The Best 10 Farmers Markets In Jersey City

 It’s the season to visit, shop, and savor fresh local fruits, vegetables, and treats at the top 10 farmers’ markets in Jersey City.

Here are some of the benefits of eating local:

  • Supporting local businesses
  • Eating healthier
  • Environmentally friendly
  • More economical
  • Better tasting
  • Enjoying preparing food and cooking at home together
  • Teach children about farmers, the life cycle of plants, the origins of food, food preservation, and much more!

You’ll be amazed at what you discover as you visit the Best 10 Farmers Markets in Jersey City this summer.

Eating healthy is always a good idea. Once you’ve picked out your fresh produce, why not stop by any of these vegan and vegetarian restaurants or one of the several kid-friendly restaurants in the area? The local farmers’ markets offer a wealth of delicious vegan and vegetarian options to try. If you’re a meat lover, adding fresh produce to your dishes will enhance the flavor of every meal.

The Best 10 Farmers’ Markets In Jersey City 2024

As you explore farmers’ markets each week this season, consider these stroller-friendly restaurants. For those whose children have outgrown strollers, we’ve also curated a list of kid-friendly eateries with great food where space isn’t a concern!

1. Hamilton Park Farmers Market

Farmers Markets In Jersey City

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 now get to enjoy Live Music too! Stay updated by visiting the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association’s website.

2. Van Vorst Farmers Market (Open for the season)

Picture of fruits and vegetables at a Farmers Market In Jersey City

Where: 281 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ  07302
When: Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm
What to get: Fresh fruits, vegetables, coffee, knife sharpening, cheeses, and more!

3. Riverview Farmer’s Market

Where: 498 Palisade Ave Jersey City NJ 07307 at Riverview Park in The Heights
When: Sundays, May 5 – November 17, 10 am-2 pm.
What to get: Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, grass-fed beef, 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.

4. Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market (Open for the season)

Where: Grove St Path Plaza (Newark Ave & Grove St)
When: Mondays and Thursdays, April 22 – December 19, 3-7 pm
What to get: Fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh baked goods, fresh flowers, and tasty treats.
Find more information here.
Contact: 201.547.3554

5. Paulus Hook Farmer’s Market

Where: Washington Street South Of Dudley Street
When: Saturdays 10 am-4 pm
What to get: Fresh vegetables, produce,  and 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, fruits, spices, crafts, baked goodies, and sweet treats

More information here. 

7. Hoboken Farmers Market

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Where: Church Sq. Park (4th + Garden)
When: Starting June 4 through mid-November | Tuesdays from 2 – 7:30 pm
What to get: Fresh fruits, vegetables, bread, cheese, gluten-free baked goods, flowers, prepared foods, hummus, fresh-squeezed lemonade, pressed juices, and more!

8. Journal Square Green Market (New location for 2024)

Picture of fruits and vegetables at a Farmers Market In Jersey City

Where: 9 Magnolia Landing, 136 Magnolia Avenue, Jersey City
When: Tuesdays, May 28-November 19, 3-7 pm
What to get: Fresh fruits and vegetables, local crafts, jewelry, baked goods, and sweets.

The Green Market was established to accommodate the increased consumer demand for locally sourced grown goods and a high-volume venue for merchants to sell them. More information here. 

9. Leonard Gordon Farm Stand 

Where: Kennedy Blvd. and Hutton Street
When: June – November, Saturdays 8 am – 3 pm
What to get: Fresh produce, baked goodies, prepared jams/preserves, meats, dairy and other items from local farms and artisans.
More information here. 

10. Lincoln Park Farmers Market

Where: At Lincoln Park
When: Sundays, mid-June through November, 10 am-2 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

If you know of Farmer’s Markets that should be included in this list, please let us know at [email protected].

After enjoying some time picking out favorites at the farmer’s markets, treat the kids and your dog to some fun activities by stopping 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. Cooking will become more delightful with the fresh fruits and vegetables you bring home from the Farmer’s Market this year. Your body will also appreciate it, as much of this locally sourced produce is cultivated using safer and more sustainable methods.

Eating locally sourced food is good for the environment, helping to further reduce our carbon footprint; it also supports local business. Use your fresh produce to create lunch for your little ones, check our list of tips

Updated April 16, 2024


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