CLARK, NJ – One of the benefits of living in the Garden State is the abundance of fresh local produce available all summer long. An easy way to get a hold of fresh picked crops is at local farmers’ markets.
Farmers’ markets have become a staple throughout the state. They typically offer fresh fruits and vegetables, and these days many offer other culinary surprise surprises.
In today’s markets it is not uncommon to find artisan breads, local honey, baked goods, dried fruits and nuts, locally crafted cheeses, flowers, lotions, soaps and much more.
Here are some markets close to Clark as listed on the New Jersey Department of Agriculture’s website. According to the list, most of these markets are open to wander and explore into early fall.
Cranford Farmers’ Market
South Avenue Train Station, Cranford NJ 07016
Sundays, June through October, 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Edison Farmers’ Market
925 Amboy Avenue, Edison, NJ 08817
Sundays, June through November, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Rahway Farmers’ Market
Corner of Irving and Milton Ave. at Train Plaza
Thursdays, June through November, 12: 00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Scotch Plains Farmers’ Market
430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Saturdays, May through November, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Westfield Farmers' Market
South Avenue Train Station, Westfield
Saturdays, June through October, 8:30am - 1:30pm