SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Despite damp weather, the 2018 Scotch Plains Farmers' Marketplace season officially kicked off on Saturday, May 12.

The popular open-air market celebrates its 26th anniversary this summer and this year promises a wide range of "Best of the Best Vendors" with fresh, locally grown produce, delicious handmade baked goods, and gourmet-style foods. 

The Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. from now until mid November. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.