SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The 2018 Scotch Plains Farmers' Marketplace season officially begins on Saturday, May 12, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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. 

From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., visitors will be able to "Meet the Mayor at the Market" as Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith will be at the Farmer’s Market to meet residents and address any concerns they might have.  

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Asprocolas Acres
Fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers.

Backiel’s Lithuanian Bakery
Three generations of family create these Artisan-crafted breads and cakes.

Bang Cookies
Awesome hand-rolled cookies that are made in small batches.

Chef Ido's Finishing Sauces
All natural, delicious, perfectly balanced and flavored, finishing sauces -- along with recipes on how to use them!

Cherry Grove Organic Farm
Located three miles south of Princeton, the farm grows a wide variety of organic produce while implementing sound, economically viable farming practices.

Home of farm-fresh produce grown in East Windsor, New Jersey.

Ester’s Treats
Organic, all-natural, mostly vegan bakery. Homestyle baked goods with a healthy twist using hearty, healthy, local ingredients.

Florence Ravioli Company
Heat-and-serve dinners for two using family recipes from Italy.

Gourmet Nuts & Dried Fruits
Offers a variety of nuts, seeds, dry mixes, dried fruits mixes, and dried fruits.

Happy Bite French Macaroons
The name says it all.

Stefan’s Polish Specialties
A mom & pop shop turned farmers market fixture offering traditional Polish comfort food from handmade pierogi to naturally smoked kielbasa.

Live, Love Granola
It’s simply natural, simply healthy, and simply delicious, starting with organic rolled oats, almonds, organic honey and organic unsweetened coconut.

Mia's Lemonade Stand
Mia is a young old girl with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Ort Farms
This family-owned farm located in Long Valley, NJ, offers seasonal products, plants, fruits and vegetables. A fixture at the Scotch Plains Farmers' Market.

Patricia & Paul Artisans of Fine Oils and Balsamics
Featuring over 45 varieties of both Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and Balsamics that are available for you to taste and see the difference.

Pickle Licious
Robyn “The Pickle Lady” has been in the pickle business for over 22 years. Specializes in pickles, olives, hummus, and all things pickled.

The Salad Basket
A phenomenal array of fresh made, delicious salads.

Stella's Empanadas
A South American specialty, Argentine Empanadas made beef, chicken, corn, spinach and other fillings.  

Tassot Apiaries
A family-run business located in Hunterdon County that manages bee hives and specializes in raw, chemical free, high quality honey and bee products.

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