Summer days aren’t just for lounging by the pool. We also get to experience the bounty of tastes the Garden State has to offer. Farmers Markets are happening all around Mercer County with local farmers stopping by with freshly grown veggies, fruits and delicately crafted baked goods that will add a healthy dose of color to your plate. So grab a bag and hit up the market of your choice below to not only shop local but keep your taste buds singing all season.
Pennington Farmers Market
Rosedale Mills 101 Route 31, Pennington, NJ
Open: Saturdays 9am - 1pm through November
A smaller market, but still offering a great selection of organic and conventional produce. You’ll find some unique finds here as well, such as pure maple syrup, soups, handcrafted soap, sauces, grass-fed beef and be sure to check out the food trucks that stop by!
Princeton Farmers Market
46-80 Franklin Avenue, Princeton, NJ
Open: Thursdays 10am - 2pm through November 18th
Lots of local vendors at this market offering farm fresh and organic produce, flowers, wine, cheese, olive oil, pastries, honey, nut butters and much, much more. They also have local bands perform each week, morning yoga, pop-up shops and lunch options from Catalina Empanadas!
Robbinsville Farmers Market
The Shoppes at Foxmoor, 1095 Washington Blvd, Robbinsville, NJ
Open: Tuesdays 3:30pm - 7pm until August 31st
This market has a large selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, along with flowers, household and pet items. They also occasionally have live music!
Trenton Farmers Market - Spruce Street
960 Spruce Street, Lawrence Twp, NJ
Open: Wednesday - Saturday 9am - 6pm, Sunday 9am - 3pm
A staple for this town as this market’s been thriving since 1948. You can find lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, flowers, seafood, prime meats, snacks and specialty items.
West Windsor Community Farmers Market
Vaughn Drive at Princeton Junction Station (enter market at 877 Alexander Road)
Open: Saturdays 9am - 1pm until Thanksgiving
A large market of 15 local farms and 14 artisan food producers offering both organic and conventional fruit and vegetables. You’ll also find meats, eggs, mushrooms, sustainably caught seafood, fresh pasta, honey, herbs, yogurt, flowers, vegan chocolates, fresh juices and much more! You can see live music here, and grab lunch from local favorites like Jammin’ Crepes.
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