Farmer's Markets Pleasantville NJ

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Jersey Fresh Farmers Market
(609) 965-6414
Smithville on The Village Green
Smithville, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 25-September 26 Friday, 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
County
Atlantic

Atlantic City Farmers Market
(609) 344-8338
Between North & South Carolina Avenues on Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 10-October 25 Thursday & Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
County
Atlantic

Ocean City Farmers & Crafters Market
(609) 399-1412
Tabernacle grounds; Between 5th & 6th St. on Ashbury Ave.
Ocean City, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 25-August 27 Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Cape May

Madison Farmers Market
(973) 593-8496
Bayley Ellard High School Parking Lot
Madison, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Thursday, 2:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
County
Morris

Millstone Farmers Market
(732) 866-1848
Wagner Park; Woodville Rd. (Rt. 527) & Baird Rd.
Millstone Twp., NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 12-October 25 Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Monmouth

Atlantic City Farmers' Market
Atlantic Avenue Between North &Amp; South Carolina Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
 
Margate Farmers Market
(609) 442-6162
9700 Amherst Ave.; Corner of Amherst & Monroe Parking Lot- Steve & Cookies'
Margate, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 26-August 28 Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Atlantic

Branch Brook Park Farmers Market
(973) 623-9464
Branch Brook Park at Lake Street
Newark, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 28-September 27 Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
County
Essex

Camden Community Farmers Market
(856) 963-2432 x216
Broadway & Martin Luther King Blvd.
Camden, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-November Friday 10am- 5pm
County
Camden

Belmar Farmers Market
(732) 681-2900
Payone Plaza; 9th & Main Sts.
Belmar, NJ
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July 5-Aaugust 31 Saturday, 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
County
Monmouth

Tips for Growing the Perfect Tomato

Last weekend, I bought something at the farmers’ market that got me so excited I went way over budget and didn’t even wait until I got home to dig into my purchase. What got me so amped up amid crowds of pushy people before I’d even finished my morning coffee? The advent of tomato season, of course.

Farmers’ market tomatoes are a different breed—figuratively and often literally—than the hard, packaged ones in the grocery stores’ year-round produce section. They’re multicolored, they range in size from that of a Ping-Pong ball to that of a grapefruit, and the taste (oh, the taste!) is fruity, sweet, and silky all at the same time. My ode to fresh tomatoes would be one of undying love if it weren’t for the price: my breathless purchase set me back ten bucks. This got me thinking: could I grow my own tomatoes and feed my craving for the fruit while saving money—and cultivate my own green thumb at the same time?

To find out what it really takes to grow a good tomato, I consulted Penny Granberg, a grower who, according to local opinion, consistently grows the farmers’ markets’ juiciest, most flavorful tomatoes.

Should Any Home Gardener Give It a Try?
Turns out, tomatoes are one of the top crops in home gardens, since they’re easy to grow , compared with other fruits and veggies. And don’t think that tomato growing is just for Californians or Floridians—tomatoes are cold-tolerant to a certain extent. To help out gardeners nationwide with just this dilemma, the U.S. Department of Agriculture developed the plant hardiness zone map , which divides North America into eleven zones, ranked by how cold they are (zone one being the coldest). If you look up a plant, like a certain type of tomato, it will tell you whether that plant will survive in your region. For example, one type of tomato might be cold-tolerant to zone seven, so if you live in zones seven through eleven, that’s a type that’s worth a try.

There are two basic types of tomatoes from which to choose: determinant varieties, which stop growing new vines when flowering begins (leading to a large, single crop), or indeterminate varieties, which continue to add new growth throughout the season (usually from midsummer until the first frost).

Plan for Planting
Feeling ambitious enough to start from seed? “Plant them in April,” recommends Granberg, whose Rose Lane Farm in California grows about 1,800 tomato plants each year. “Otherwise, a late frost will ruin them.” Granberg says it’s best to start from seed, but if you lack the timing or patience (or green thumb, like I do), she says, buying a young plant from a reputable nursery is also a fine way to get started, especially for first-timers.

Granberg recommends planting in April because it’s crucial to wait until any possibility of frost has passed. Check with your local garden store to find out an ideal planting time for your area.

Room to Grow
We associate tomatoes with summer because they’re warm-weather produce, which ...

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