Eligible seniors, join us at the Market this Sunday from 10am-2pm to get your $25 in 2019 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) vouchers and have them doubled for a total of $50 to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables! See program details below.
We are very grateful to a grant from New Jersey Healthy Communities Network funded by Partners for Health with support from City Green for making doubling possible of both SFMNP (up to $25 per season) and WIC (up to $10 per Market).
Attention bakers: Our annual Peach Partyfeaturing our Perfect Peach Pie Baking Contestsponsored by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council will take place on Aug 4. Stop by the Greenutley tent at this week's Market for more info and a registration form. And don't forget to get those Jersey peaches at the Market! We can't wait to taste and share samples of your original peach pie and cobbler recipes.
Gardeners, mark your calendars for our annual Biggest Tomato & Zucchini Contest on Aug 11.
Join us again this week for our Market Walk & Talk...meet at the Market at 8:15am to step off at 8:30am for a scenic 3-mile loop. See you there or RSVP on Meetup. Our "Sustainability Sundays”topic is Why Stop Idling. Check out last week's on Why Shop at the Farmers Market.
Shop weekly with Asprocolas Acres, Buon Antipasto, Empanada Lady, Gourmet Nuts & Dried Fruit, Hidden Valley Farm, Hoboken Farms, Layton Florals, Pickles Olives Etc., Treelicioius Orchards, and Truffalla. This week's featured vendors are Mexi Boys, Neshanic Valley Beekeepers, Pooch and Pawsome, and Somers 27 Soap Co. While you shop, enjoy musical guest Eddy Machado!
Each week, we invite donations of non-perishables such as hot and cold cereals, nut butters, and jelly for the Nutley Family Service Bureau Food Pantry. This week, we also welcome your donations of fresh produce (Jul 28, Aug 11, Aug 25, Sep 8, Sep 22, Oct 6, Oct 20).
*SFMNP Program Details
- Eligibility requirements: Essex County resident | 60 years and older | Income of no more than $1,872/month and $936/bi-weekly | Bring valid government-issued photo identification AND proof of income.
- Seniors may use their SFMNP vouchers at any NJ farmers market through November 2019 and our double coupons at the Nutley Farmers Market through October 27, 2019.
- Nutley's doubling program applies to any NJ SFMNP program participant with doubling in $5 increments to match SFMNP vouchers presented.
See you at the Market!
Mayor Joseph Scarpelli and Greenutley
P.S. Looking to make your day even greener? Try biking or walking to the Market!