Spring is around the corner and that means our local farms, CSAs and Farm Markets will soon be overflowing with fresh produce galore.
Whether you want to join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture – where you purchase a share of this years crops) or just visit local Farmers Markets on occasion, here is our roundup of what’s local and fresh this growing season.
Here’s to healthy eating & supporting our local communities!
-Jyll at PrincetonScoop
SHOP THE MARKETS
|Pennington Farmers Market features growers & producers within 50 miles of Pennington & celebrates agriculture, arts & character of Hopewell Valley. Held at Rosedale Mills on Rt 31 Saturdays from 9-1, with opening day on May 23! penningtonfarmersmarket.org|
|Brick Farm Market has everything farm-to-table this spring: meats, cheeses, flowers & produce! Don’t want to cook? Join us for Friday BBQ night or our popular Market Dinners. Now taking Easter ham orders! brickfarmmarket.com|
|LOCAL CSAs & FARM STANDS|
|Cooperative 518 shares a vision of a holistically healthy environment, committed to providing seasonal, nutrient-dense food using organic and permaculture methods. Located at 15 County Road 518 in Princeton, click to learn about the farm & their CSA program. cooperative518.com|
|The Blossom Hill Flowers summer flower share gives you a beautiful hand-tied bouquet of sustainably grown flowers for 14 weeks. Freshly harvested blooms may last up to two weeks in the vase! Pick up at Cherry Grove Farm store Tuesdays 1-5pm. blossomhillflowers.com|
|Located in Solebury Township Pennsylvania, produce is grown at Roots to River Farm without the use of chemicals. Enjoy flavorful heirloom veggies fruits and herbs. Pick up in Buckingham PA, Stockton NJ and Chelsea NYC. rootstoriver.com|
|Cherry Grove Organic Farm offers vegetables, flowers, and herbs. Open at the farm 1-7 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays June through November to CSA members and retail for non-members. We also attend the Princeton Farmer’s Market. cherrygroveorganic.com|
|Get your share of fresh, certified organic produce including salad greens, spring strawberries, juicy heirloom tomatoes & more every week from Honey Brook Organic Farm. Honeybrookorganicfarm.com|
|Sansone’s CSA is unlike any other. No pre-made boxes; no pickup days; just what you want, when you want it! Also includes flowers, veg plants, mulch & more. Check out our unique Cocktail Tomato Bar™! sansonesfarmmarket.com|
|Dogwood Farms is located in Hillsborough on the Duke Farms property. Sustainably grown vegetable & meat CSA memberships available. Learn more at DogwoodFarmsNJ.com|
|Meet the farmer, learn from the chefs, see hidden beauties on NJ Bike Tours! They bring you to the farm, and the farm to your table! Food on every tour! Sign up for an event or your private tour today. njbiketours.com|
|Eat Local, Drink Global! Don’t miss the Volcanic Wine Tasting at Eno Terra Restaurant. High Risk, Great Rewards. March 26, 6pm. $30 includes small bites & tasting. Visit Enoterra.com to reserve or call 609.497.1777|