SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Farmers Market begins its 26th season this coming Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., continuing every Wednesday through October at the Sloan Street parking lot, across from the train station.
New vendors include Old Village Farm, a woman-owned fruit and vegetable farm from Holland, NJ, and Lara's Bake Shop, which sells old-fashioned gourmet cookies. Also at the market for the first time this season are the Juice Pushers selling their all natural and refreshing juices, and the Guac Spot, which sell avocado inspired eats.
Some of the returning farmers market vendors are Alstede Farms, Stony Hill Farms, Tree-Licious, and Hoboken Farms.
In addition, representatives of the Coalition on Race will be available at the South Orange (as well as the Maplewood Farmers Market) to share information about how qualified residents can receive low interest loans for home improvements.