NUTLEY, NJ - The third annual Peach Party at the Nutley Farmers Market returns August 5 with give-aways, peach samples, raffles and the peach pie contest.
In 2017, nine residents competed for the title of "Best Peach Pie' with the winner. The winner of ths year's contest will move on to the regional competition.
2018 will be the sixth year of the statewide competition, and third year for the Nutley Farmers Market to host a qualifying round. Contestants can sign up for the contest on site the day of the contest. Just bring a home baked peach pie to enter.
The contest itself is sponsored by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council and is open to everyone including residents of nearby communities.
The Nutley Farmers Market takes place every Sunday through the end of October in Ciccolini parking lot on Franklin Ave from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a large municipal lot just behind the market, access is alongside Bella Luce. There is no meter enforcement on Sundays.
All photos are from the 2017 Peach Party.