New Brunswick Community Farmers Market to Open for the Season on June 17

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Healthy, fresh produce, local honey and meat and freshly baked goods will be ready for purchase as of June 17, when the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market officially opens for the season at its Kilmer Square Park location in the downtown.

The market is open at the following locations for the duration of the summer:

  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays from June to November at Kilmer Square Park , located at the corner of George Street and Albany Street
  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays from June to November at 178 Jones Ave.
  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays from June to November at 178 Jones Ave.

The market will also be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays from September to November on Cook Campus at Rutgers University, located near the intersection of Nichol Avenue and Suydam Street.

The market offers a variety of fresh, locally grown produce, local honey and freshly baked goods from Elijah’s Promise. EBT, WIC and SNAP are welcomed as forms of payment at its locations, as well as cash, debit and credit.

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The “Market Bucks” program is also available to those shoppers who use EBT, WIC and SNAP, and provides additional money to spend at the market when those forms of payment are used.

The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market is a joint project in partnership with the City of New Brunswick, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, and Johnson & Johnson.

For more information, visit www.nbcfarmersmarket.com.

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