You can’t be in the Garden State and not experience the bounty of flavorful food it has to offer. The immense amount of freshly grown veggies, fruits and hand-crafted baked goods is what gives us the name after all. Below are 5 top spots for grabbing some of this farm-fresh food around Mercer. It will not only help out your upcoming dinner plates, but it will support our local farms and farmers as well.
Please remember: When shopping, a mask must be worn and social distancing protocols must be followed. Also please verbally tell staff what items you want to purchase and they will hand it to you!
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
We’re starting with one of our favorite places to visit all year-round. Not only can you enjoy pick-your-own fruits and veggies with your family, but you can opt to do either a contactless farm store pickup or even home delivery. Order right online through their website! The farm has also been praised for their work to keep social-distancing rules followed and all visitors safe while walking around the farm.
Photo via https://www.facebook.com/TerhuneOrchards/
Princeton Farmer’s Market
46-80 Franklin Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08542
Open: Thursdays 10am - 2pm
We’re happy to see the return of the Farmer’s Market, now with contactless payment options! Lots of local vendors at this market offering farm-fresh and organic produce, flowers, wine, cheese, olive oil, pastries, pickles, skincare and much, much more. A great opportunity to shop and support small business.
Photo via https://www.instagram.com/princetonfarmersmarket/
Pennington Farmer’s Market
Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31, Pennington, NJ 08534
Open: Saturdays 9am - 1pm
Another one of our favorite farmer’s markets to stop by. Great vendors here for freshly picked veggies, grass-fed meats, wines, plants, innovative sauces and mouth-watering pastries. If you don’t have a mask, they have donated ones you are able to grab and take home with you after visiting.
11 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
If you’re looking to dine out Agricola’s meals are not only full of flavor and ridiculously tasty, but its ingredients are sourced by local farms as well as their own farm. Excellent selection of food, along with vegan and vegetarian options. Order for take-out, curbside delivery or eat outside in their courtyard!
Brick Farm Tavern
130 Hopewell Rocky Hill Road, Hopewell, NJ 08525
Voted Diners’ Choice 2020 and raved about from every visitor who stops by! Farm-fresh is taken to a new level since their food is taken from their farm in Hopewell, where they’re committed to a genuine approach to sustainable farming during every step of the process. They’re open for outdoor dining, along with take-out options. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.
Photo via https://www.instagram.com/brickfarmtavern/