Farmers’ Markets in Jersey CityBY libertytowers, August 17, 2015
As the end of summer approaches there is still time to get those summer fresh produce items and start to look forward to the upcoming fall harvest! Jersey City has many Farmers’ Markets selling fresh local produce that are close to Liberty Towers for our residents to enjoy!
Every Sunday from 9 am through 2 pm the WCSA Farmers Market will be held at Lincoln Park. Some local providers are RH Farm and Country Stand Farm bringing fresh fruits, veggies and much more for shoppers to enjoy! Some goodies you can expect to find for the month of August are peaches, plums, squash and tomatoes. Some other goods provided are nuts, pickles, eggs, honey and breads. Follow their Facebook page for the latest updates on providers and in season produce available!
Another Sunday local market is Riverview Farmers Market, which takes place from 9am until 3 pm and goes through November. With 11 consistent vendors and 7 additional alternating vendors, Riverview Farmers Market has plenty to choose from! Their website lists all the information you could want regarding their vendors and produce. Some treats you can expect to find are bottled sauces, herbs, olives, homemade candles, nuts, meat, baked goods and of course fresh fruits and veggies.
Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers Market has greatly expanded in the last few years. Starting in 2008, with its growing success from all the local business in the last 7 years, this market has made a huge jump from staring with less then 10 vendors to now having over 25 participating for 2015. Taking place at Grove Street PATH Plaza Mondays and Thursdays from 4pm until 8pm you can find this market happening through the end of the year. With 25 vendors you can be sure to find anything you are looking for. Some things you can expect to find are fruits and veggies for the season depending on when you go, homemade empanadas, mozzarella, bread, baked goods and so much more! Take a look at their website for more information or at their Facebook page!
Hamilton Park Farmers Market will be open Wednesdays through the beginning of December from 3 pm until 7:30 pm. Located between West Hamilton and McWilliams you will find fresh oven pizza, dried fruit, coffee, natural ice cream, pastries, Mexican food, Czechoslovakian baked goods, jams & jellies, olive oil, lemonade and tons more!
You can also visit the website of these other Jersey City Farmers markets if you are looking for even more to explore around the Liberty Towers neighborhood!