Every Day a Community Farm Market is Open Near You!

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jersey_fresh_logoOK, I’ve got food on the brain. I always do. That’s a foodie for ya!  Anyway, it’s that time of year here in The Garden State when the farmer’s markets open.  Did you know that there is a community farm market open every day of the week in the Morris/Essex county area — from now until October or November?  Here’s a little list that Martine Marcus of Burden Free Foods put together for us:

  • Monday – East Hanover & Maplewood
  • Tuesday – Millburn
  • Wednesday – Jersey City
  • Thursday – Livingston & Madison
  • Friday – Newark
  • Saturday – Boonton, Chatham, Bernardsville & Montclair
  • Sunday – Morristown & Summit

For a more detailed listing, visit The State of New Jersey Department of Agriculture Jersey Fresh website.

Morristown opened this past Sunday and The Green Divas were there!  What a treat, Burden Free Foods was there offering delicious gluten-free and vegan bakery items – all made from organic or locally-sourced ingredients. Pickles, The Health Shoppe, three farmers were represented as well.

The Green Divas with Paul Miller and little Benjamin.

The Green Divas with Paul Miller and little Benjamin.

So get out, buy local, buy organic — treat yourself and your family to some freshly grown produce and other locally-produced food. There’s nothing like it.  GD Jen

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2 Comments

  1. marshall.jones@cannla.com'
    Marshall June 19, 2009 at 3:27 am -  Reply

    I love organic produce, back home in New Zealand we would often go out on a Sunday and get food direct from the farmers. It’s not much cheaper but the variety and quality are unbeatable.

    Unfortunately now I’m living in Singapore and if there is a farm within any reasonable distance I’d be amazed.

    It would be great to have a directory on a global scale that let you know where the closest location was!

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