What's The Best Farmers Market In North Jersey?

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What's your favorite farmers market in North Jersey?

Washington Township Farmers Market

  • When: Sundays, mid-June to September
  • Where: , 79 Pascack Road
  • Why Go: This farmers market includes Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, pies, pastries, pasta, sauces, cheeses, pickles, pickled vegetables, fudge, baklava, plants, flowers and more.

Fort Lee Farmers Market

  • When: Sundays, June to November
  • Where: Community Center off Anderson Avenue
  • Why Go: Fresh fruits and vegetables, artisanal breads and cheeses, pickles, plants, pies and more.

  • When: Late June through September
  • Where: Petruska Memorial Park's North Parking Lot
  • Why go: Jersey fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery and breads, homemade pasta and sauces, handmade mozzerella, Italian sausages, pickles and olives, jellies and james, kielbasa, pierogies and bratwurst, and a dog bakery.

Emerson Farmers Market

  • When: Sundays, late June to November
  • Where: Emerson train station on Kinderkermack Road
  • Why Go: The Orchards of Conklin from Rockland County is here and aside from their freshly grown fruit, they bring their freshly baked pies and donuts. There are additional farm stands with a large selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, including white carrots, which are sweeter than the orange ones, and freshly picked mushrooms. There’s pickles, freshly made mozzarella and artisanal breads.

Ramsey Farmers Market

  • When: Sundays, early-June to November
  • Where: Ramsey Train Station, Erie Plaza off Main Street
  • Why Go: Fresh fish from Hampton Bays, organic fruits and vegetables, Orchards of Conklin, fresh cut flowers, Dr. Pickles, organic teas and coffees, homespun chili, Ventimiglia Vineyards, quiches, gluten-free bakery items, goat milk cheeses, artisan breads, jams, fresh pies, fresh pastas, honey and so much more!

 Ridgewood Farmers Market

  • When: Sundays, late June to November
  • Where: Ridgewood Train Station
  • Why Go: There’s a fresh honey stand for honey lovers, homemade jams, fresh breads and pies, pickles and of course, a huge selection of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as a large selection of fresh herbs. 

 Tenafly Farmers Market

  • When: Sundays, now through October
  • Where: Parking lot at the corner of Tenafly Road and Washington Street
  • Why Go: Large selection of organic fruits, vegetables and an organic bread stand. In addition to the organic stands, there are two large vegetable stands, a plant/flower stand, freshly made goat’s milk cheeses, a featured artist and a kids’ art table.

Hasbrouck Heights Farmers Market

  • When: Tuesdays, mid-June through September 
  • Where: Corner of Boulevard and Central Avenue
  • Why Go: There are two farm stands offering fruits and vegetables, an organic bakery, pickles, mozzarella, breads, fresh ravioli and a stand that sells organic handmade soap.

 Haworth Farmers Market

  • When: Tuesdays early-June to November
  • Where: Terrace Street Parking lot
  • Why Go: Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, pickles, olives, breads, cheeses and more.

 Rutherford Farmers Market

  • When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, June through October
  • Where: Williams Plaza
  • Why Go: The Wednesday market features Jersey Fresh produce from two New Jersey Farms, Amish baked goods, pickles, frozen seafood and pasta, dried fruits and nuts and an assortment of other products. The Saturday market only features New Jersey Fresh farm produce. 

 River Vale Farmers Market

  • When: Thursdays late-June through October
  • Where: River Vale Town Hall Complex, 406 Rivervale Road, in the parking lot next to the tennis courts
  • Why Go: It has a lot of  vendors, including two fresh fruit and vegetable stands, one of which is Stokes Farm from Old Tappan; a handmade wine stand—with tastings! (If you like wine—try theirs!); a stand that offers handmade sodas and coffees; a stand with fresh handmade pasta sauces and pizzas; fresh Italian ice stand; a pickles stand; an Amish stand with all the amazing homemade pies, pastries and jams and a fresh mozzarella and bread stand. 

Teaneck Farmers Market

  • When: Thursdays, mid June through October
  • Where: Municipal parking lot off Cedar Lane, Garrison Avenue and Beverly Road, in back of the Wells Fargo Bank (across from Bischoff’s)
  • Why Go: There’s two farm stands, but one of them is Amish, and you have never seen such enormous vegetables or a stand so perfectly arranged with endless offerings. And don’t forget to take home some Amish baked goods like whoopee pies, snickerdoodles or jams. There’s also a mozzarella and bread stand and a pickle stand. 

Englewood Farmers Market

  • When: Fridays, mid-June through October
  • Where: Depot Square off North Van Brunt Street
  • Why Go: Stands with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, an Amish stand with homemade baked goods, a mozzarella and bread stand and pickles.

Dumont Farmers Market

  • When: Now through October
  • Where: Sorosis Park, Park Ave. & W. Quackenbush Ave., Dumont
  • Why go: Homegrown fruits and vegetables, meats, ravioli, fresh mozzarella, Brooklyn Breads and sweets.

Hawthorne Farmers Market

  • When: Sundays, late June through October
  • Where: Grand ave. between Jefferson Place & McKinley Ave. (behind the library)
  • Why go: Fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, cheeses and nuts.

Ringwood Farmers Market

  • When: Saturdays, late May through October
  • Where: Ringwood Park & Ride, Cannici Drive at Skyline Drive
  • Why go: Locally grown fruits and vegetables, eggs, honey, meats, Italian specialties, soup, locally roasted coffee, olives, artisan breads, cider, donuts, pulled pork and barbecue rubs, hummus, pierogies and kielbasa.

West Milford Farmers Market

  • When: Wednesdays, mid-June through October
  • Where: Wells Fargo Bank Parking Lot, 1 Marshall Hill Road
  • Why go: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, pickles, herbs and vegetables, plants, meats, eggs, jams and jellies and Italian foods.

Hoboken Farmers Market

  • When: Tuesdays, late June to November
  • Where: Washington Street between Newark St. and Observer Highway
  • Why go: Variety of fruits and vegetables, baked goods and pickles

Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market

  • When: Thursdays, early June through October
  • Where: Hudson Street between 13th and 14th Streets
  • Why go: Variety of fruits and vegetables, baked goods and pickles
Abma's Farm May 17, 2012 at 01:41 AM
Wayne, please stop by and visit! We have 30+ acres in Wyckoff the family has been farming for 4 generations. We grow 95 varieties of produce, raise chickens for meat and eggs, and also raise pigs. We are open M-F 8 to 6 and Sat 8 to 5:30. Closed Sundays.
maryanne May 17, 2012 at 02:12 PM
Montclair is also very good.
Phone Zoo Girl May 17, 2012 at 08:32 PM
I go to the one in River Vale.
RiverDellResident July 01, 2012 at 12:02 PM
Washington Township weekend market is no more, it merged with the new Paramus market.
jim matarazzo October 28, 2012 at 03:46 AM
i have been doing farmer markets for 30 years 7 days a week nothing comes close to ramsey. the numerous venders wide variety and the careful way nancy channels the different events. make the market a place to be on a sunday. summit held the title for a number of years followed by montclair. ramsey is second to none. other market managers come to feed off nancys success


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