Farmers’ markets are always a sign of warm weather and healthier living. While there will be changes this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these Hunterdon County farmers markets are up and running for another season.
Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market, Happening List Winner
When: Every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from now through November 22
Where: Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine Street, Flemington
Why we love them: They have a great selection of organic fruits and veggies; all-natural beef, chicken and pork; cheeses; honey; artisan breads; locally roasted coffee and more. This year they’re expecting several new vendors includingMichisk Farm, Stewgler Farm & Forest (Gorgeous Goat), Fare Is Fowl and Evergreen Refill. The usual entertainment of yoga, music and circus acts won’t be playing this year, due to the pandemic.
Lauber Brothers Farm & Country Market, Happening List Finalist
When: Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 311 County Road 513, Frenchtown
Why we love them: While Lauber Brothers Market is a family-operated farm and farm stand is run by two brothers, who are also firefigthers with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service. Their popular sweet corn was planted last week.
Stockton Farmer’s Market, Happening List Finalist
When: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday – Sunday
Where: 19 Bridge Street, Stockton
Why we love them: This year-round indoor community market offers a nice alternative to the traditional outdoor markets, particularly during inclement weather. Offering fresh local eggs, cheeses, milk, Le Bus bread and rolls and in this COVID environment plenty of gloves and toilet paper as well as home cooked soups and deserts. Offering curbside BBQ on Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Stangl Factory Farmers Market
When: Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 50 Stangl Road, Flemington
Why we love them: Another year-round, indoor market, Stangl Factory Market features more than 30 artisan vendors in a unique atmosphere. Look forward to locally-sourced produce, grass-fed meats, artisan breads and cheeses, pastured eggs, and more. Plus, there’s a fine selection of crafts, including turned wood, handspun yarn, and homemade soaps and bath products.
Holland Township Farmers Market
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting June 13th and ending early September
Where: Holland Township Firehouse, 971 Milford-Warren Glen Road, Milford
Why we love them: In addition to a fresh assortment of produce this market has fresh-cut flowers, plants, herbs, sauce, teas, delectable sweets, angus beef, bbq sauce, crafters and more. The market will require face masks and social distancing of 6 feet apart with only one person in a vendor tent area at a time.
The Sergeantsville Farmers Market
When: Saturday 8:30 a.m. – noon
Where: 570-560 Rosemont Ringoes Road, Sergeantsville
Why we love them: In addition to organic vegetables, plants and handcrafted goat milk soap, there are pony rides. The opening date for this market has been put on hold (along with the pony rides). Keep an eye out for updates on their Website sergeantsvillefarmersmarket.com.
When: Monday-Friday , noon – 6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 9-5 p.m.
Where: 369 Stamets Road, Milford
What we love about them: A farm store and bakery on a dairy farm that sells wood-fired breads, artisanal cheeses and grass-fed meats, during the pandemic they’re offering pre-order pick up. Call 908-864-7277 and leave message.
When: Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the end of November
Where: 179 Klinesville Road, Flemington
Why we love them: More farm than market, this establishment offers a huge selection of fresh fruits and vegetables and baked goods such a zucchini, apple cinnamon cakes and freshly baked bread. They’re also adhering to CDC guidelines for social distancing, requiring face masks and 6-foot spacing between customers. Curbside delivery is also available.