Lincoln Park Farmers Market kicks off Sunday

JERSEY CITY – Jersey City’s West Side Community Alliance (WSCA) announced this week that the Farmers Market at Lincoln Park will open this Sunday, June 21 and will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday through Nov. 1. Located at the gazebo near the fountain, the Farmers Market provides locally-grown and locally-made food and products.
“Jersey City’s West Side residents will have nearby access for a second year to locally-grown and affordable organic fruits, vegetables, meats and other products difficult to find in a city market,” said Jodi Drennan, WSCA president. “WSCA established the Farmers Market at Lincoln Park as a way to bring fresh produce, baked goods, pickles, nuts, flowers and packaged foods to families who live on the West Side. In addition, varied entertainment, educational programs and wide-ranging activities make this market more than just another place to buy produce. It is a community gathering place where people come to meet and catch up.”
All the market’s vendors are within 300 miles of Jersey City. The market will offer produce and fruit from RH Farms in Hackettstown and Country Stand Farms in Closter; baked goods from Raritan Bakery of Edison and Elio’s Bakery and Grandma Downtown both in Jersey City.
Also available to shoppers are fresh cheeses, sauces and flatbreads from Tony’s Farm Table in Atlantic City; nuts and dried fruits from Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit in East Hanover; Greek olive oils and olive pastes from Grecian Organics in North Brunswick; and honey from Jersey Buzz in Newark. Jersey City’s Tap Root Organics will sell hand-made bath and body products. Peace Love Pops and Gia Gelato will be on hand to provide sweet treats.
On the first and third Sundays of each month, Cayena Columbian Street Food and Jersey City Wingery will be in attendance while on the second and fourth Sundays, market-goers will be able to purchase veggie burgers made with local ingredients from Jersey City Veggie Burger.
The market will feature family-friendly children’s activities sponsored by JC Families, and donations-based yoga from Yoga in the Heights. Every week, WSCA will sponsor a “Market Tent” that will host different visiting organizations and will sell reusable market bags donated by Honeywell for $10 to benefit WSCA and the market.
The Farmers Market at Lincoln Park is accessible to everyone in the diverse West Side community. EBT transactions will be accepted starting in July. The farmers also accept WIC & Senior FMNP vouchers. For additional information visit

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