It has been dubbed a landmark, a tradition, and without a doubt Jersey Fresh Headquarters …The Trenton Farmers Market! Located on Spruce Street in Lawrence Township, the market is now in its 66th year of bringing the freshest fruits and vegetables direct from local farms and continues to offer the consumer that “just picked” Jersey Fresh quality of fruits and vegetables. The market has nine local growers who bring their produce directly from their farms everyday that the market is open. The market is open all year round and is now on its summer hours, which are Wednesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Now in season and picked fresh daily are sweet corn, peaches, blueberries, cucumbers, peppers, squash, raspberries, radishes, spinach, peas, beets, kale, string beans, cabbage, and more! Keep in mind that everything brought to the market was picked only hours before point of purchase, so there is none fresher and none better for you and your family!

This is a great week to visit the market as it is “Jersey Fresh Blueberry Week” and Pineland Farms will be giving away all kinds of FREE blueberry treats throughout the week as well as sponsoring children’s events. You can check out the events on Facebook at Pineland Farms NJ.

Along with the freebies and kiddie attractions on Friday FREE gifts will be given out throughout the day starting at 10 a.m. and every hour on the hour up until 2 p.m. Great prizes such as produce, gift certificates ,and even jewelry … don’t miss it! On Friday and Saturday check out our “Pig Roast” and delicious pulled pork that you can eat in or take out prepared by Stoltzfus Family Bakery … our Amish baker!

The market also features prime meats, cold cuts, baked goods, cheese, and ocean fresh seafood. As you are shopping you can also take a break and enjoy, breakfast, lunch ,or perhaps take home a delicious prepared dinner with choices of chicken, ribs, crepes, and even barbecue selections. An entire food court awaits your arrival!

The market is not just great foods but also has a terrific selection of watches, jewelry, Tupperware, socks, wigs, fuller brush, Avon, Stanley and Watkins Products, and two outstanding wineries! The market is also home to “Crossroad Kitchens” should you be looking to design your new kitchen.

If you haven’t been to the market it is definitely worth the trip. Come stroll the aisles and take home nothing but the freshest produce, meats, baked goods, and seafood for you and your family … you will not be disappointed! It is without a doubt “Jersey Fresh Headquarters!”

Trenton Farmers Market, 960 Spruce Street, Trenton. www.thetrentonfarmersmarket.com. 609-695-2998.

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