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June 5, 2013

Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market to start Thursday June 6th from 2-7 pm

Fresh produce is back again in Uptown Hoboken on Thursdays with extended hours based on feedback from customers last year…

Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market

to start Thursday June 6th from 2-7 pm

Hoboken Uptown Farmer's MarketThe Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market, in conjunction with The Quality of Life Coalition, will be arriving soon, with proof in the form of strawberries, sweet corn, and those famous Jersey tomatoes.  Beginning June 6, and running through October, the market will be open Thursdays from 2 pm to 7 pm.  (The market will be closed on July 4 for the holiday.). The new, earlier opening time is in response to customer demand.  You wanted your veggies sooner, and the market is happy to deliver!  The convenient time and location at the corner of 13th and Hudson Streets ensures that residents of uptown Hoboken and beyond will have an opportunity to load up on some freshly picked salad greens for Thursday night’s dinner or a scrumptious blueberry pie for the weekend barbecue.

The Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market is excited to announce a few new vendors in the mix this season.  Alan’s Flower Farm, of Chesterfield, NJ will be joining the market each week with fresh cut flowers and produce from his farm.  Additionally, market-goers can look forward to live demonstrations and veggie education from Hoboken’s own Skinny Chef, Jennifer Iserloh, on the third Thursday of each month.  On the final Thursday of each month, Hobokenites can bring their dull kitchen knifes to the market, where Neil’s Sharpening Service will revive the blades to full tomato slicing capacity.

These new faces join returning vendors Stony Hill Farms of Chester, Gina’s Bakery of  Montclair, Hoboken Farms, and customer favorite, Dr. Pickle, who will happily give customers a sample of any of his briny, delicious olives, roasted peppers and pickles, of course!  As a certified ‘Jersey Fresh’ market, the customer can be assured that the fresh produce is grown right here in New Jersey.

As in years past, the market is committed to helping our neighbors in Hoboken who have limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables.  At the end of each day, vendors are encouraged to donate leftover produce to the Hoboken Shelter, which is celebrating its thirtieth year of service to our community.  Additionally, eligible customers are welcome to use WIC (Women, Infants & Children Program) coupons with participating vendors.

Look for the Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market on Facebook and Twitter, where we’ll keep you updated on the deal of the day and what’s in season.

Remember – shopping at a Farmers’ Market is great for the local economy, your health and your carbon footprint.  Now, more than ever, it is important to support the New Jersey economy.  Shop Jersey Fresh!

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June 1, 2013

Reminder: Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market to Open Today June 1st

Filed under: farmer's market,Hoboken — Tags: , , — TheBoken @ 7:55 AM

Below is a reminder that the Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market will open today Saturday June 1st…

The Hoboken Family Farmers’ Market will open for the 2013 summer season on Saturday, June 1st at Garden Street Mews on 14th and Garden Streets in this Hudson County City.

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The yearly outdoor market – which features a number of locally grown and organic products, music and family-oriented activities – will take place every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through November 23rd at the pedestrian plaza created by Bijou Properties to provide more public open space and an interactive community.

The 2013 Farmers’ Market will add a variety of new vendors and activities to make the event a one-stop destination for food, fun and excitement for families with children of all ages. In addition to fresh produce, eggs, breads, pickles, jams, olive oil, baby food, organic dog treats, flowers and more, there will be music, activities, street games and arts and crafts for children. Also new in 2013, the market will feature “OnTheFlipSide,” a food stand featuring breakfast sandwiches and gourmet hamburgers from Chef Anthony Pino of Anthony David’s and Bin 14 fame.

Participating vendors in the 2013 market will include Stony Hill Farms, Poplar Farm, MO Green, Hoboken Farms, Paolos Kitchen, Give Peas A Chance, Aunt Vicky’s Bicky’s, Picklelicious, OnTheFlipSide, Country Gourmet, JD Gourmet, Amanda Banana, Pura Vita Fishery, Choc-O-Pain, Passion Fruits, Home Economics, Hoboken Museum and Christina Anderson Floral Design.

Situated on a pedestrian-only area of Garden Street between 14th and 15th Streets in Hoboken, the Hoboken Family Farmers’ Market is ideally located near public transportation, including the NY Waterway Ferry and NJ Transit Busses. Its prime uptown location also provides easy access to fantastic public family amenities such as the Hoboken Cove Parks and Waterfront Walkway, 15th Street Soccer Fields and a number of playgrounds.

The Hoboken Family Farmers’ Market is sponsored by Bijou Properties, a locally-based developer who has been responsible for converting a stretch of uptown Hoboken, N.J. into Hudson County’s first “green” neighborhood.

For additional information on the Hoboken Family Farmers’ Market, please visit www.hobokenfamilyfarmersmarket.com.

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May 29, 2013

Family Farmer’s Market to Start Saturday June 1st 9am-2pm

Family Farmer's Market Hoboken 2013

This Saturday June 1 2012, the Garden Street Mews will again be the uptown location for the Hoboken Family Farmers Market.  The market runs each Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

Chef Anthony Pino will again be bringing his On The FlipSide burger stand to the Market, serving breakfast sandwiches, a variety of juicy burgers and more. More on The FlipSide below:
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Chef Anthony Pino,of Hoboken’s well-­regarded Dining Room at Anthony David’s and Bin 14 Wine Bar, brings back his popular On The FlipSide burger shack, a centerpiece of the soon to open Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market, held Saturdays 9:00am to 2:00pm starting Saturday June 1 and  running through October.The Market is located at the Garden Street Mews, a private pedestrian block of Garden Street between 14th and 15th Streets. The Mews was created through the efforts of local firm Bijou Properties to encourage an interactive community. The Market itself was founded by Bijou, is managed by Jessica Gaber and Christina Coroneos of Bijou,and will offer  shoppers fruits, vegetables and herbs, many organic selections, flowers, prepared foods, and more. Up and down  the street, there will be live music, arts, and kids’ activities and street play games. Visitors will surely want to stop for a bite from Chef Pino, whose considerable skills extend beyond the kitchen to the outdoor grill.On The FlipSide will serve a fun and flavorful menu of:

  •  All natural Angus Burgers (LTO, Big Boy Bleu/Caramelized Onions, Oaxaca with chorizo & guacamole, Kentucky with cheddar and BBQ pulled pork) $7.50 – $9.50
  •  Hot Dogs  orky w/pulled pork, Sriracha, or Traditional) $2.50 – $3.50
  •  Egg Sandwiches (2 eggs any style, 2 toppings, choice of bread) $5.50
  •  Traditional Lobster Roll -$15.00
  •  Salad Special – market priced

Anthony is also committed to his community (as he sponsors a Little League team and has helped out at numerous other charitable functions with his catering). Sharing Bijou’s commitment to green practices, and as culinary curator for the Market, Pino assisted in the selection of other vendors, insuring that his friends, neighbors and patrons from nearby towns had top quality and wide variety to choose from.

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The list includes:

2013 Full Season Vendor List (Note that over the season, guest vendors visit the market)

  • Stony Hill Farms
  • Poplar Farm
  • MO Green Drinks
  • Hoboken Farms
  • Paolos Kitchen
  • Give Peas A Chance (baby food)
  • Aunt Vicky’s
  • Bicky’s Dog Biscuits
  • Picklelicious
  • Lizzmonade
  • Simply Beautiful Flowers By Barbara Caldwell
  • On The FlipSide
  • Country Gourmet
  • JD Gourmet
  • Amanda Banana
  • Pura Vita Fishery
  • Choc-­‐O-­‐Pain
  • Passion Fruits
  • Hoboken Museum
  • Christina Andersen Floral Design

Find Chef Pino online at: www.anthonydavids.com, www.bin14.com and also at https://www.facebook.com/chefpino

Find more info about the Market online at www.hobokenfamilyfarmersmarket.com, www.gardenstreetmews.com
and on Facebook.
The Market is also popular because of the availability of activities for children.  There will be special happenings throughout the summer…announced via the Market’s Facebook page, here:

 

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November 2, 2012

Uptown Farmer’s Market Open Tomorrow in Hoboken 14th and Garden Street 9am-2pm

Filed under: farmer's market,Hoboken,Hurricane Sandy — Tags: , , — TheBoken @ 4:20 PM

Saturday November 3rd from 9am to 2pm, a bit of normalcy will return to Hoboken. The Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market will return to 14th and Garden Street in spite of Hurricane Sandy. Another encouraging sign that Hoboken is recovering one step at a time from Hurricane Sandy.

Below are some photos of the Uptown Market earlier this year….

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June 19, 2012

Hoboken Downtown Farmer’s Market Set to Start Tuesday June 26th 2012 from 3-7:30pm

From the City of Hoboken, announcing the official opening of the Hoboken Downtown Farmer’s Market on Tuesdays starting June 26, 2012….

HOBOKEN DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET RETURNS FOR 16th SEASON

 

The Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market will be bringing Jersey Fresh produce to our fair City for the 16th straight year. The market, located just two blocks west of Hoboken Terminal, on Washington Street between Newark Street and Observer Highway, will open on Tuesday June 26th and continue every Tuesday through October 30th from 3pm to 7:30pm.

This year will bring exciting new vendors to add to the variety provided by our established vendors. Returning for another season with us are Melick’s Town Farm of Oldwick, Union Hill Farms of Denville, Star Brite Organic Farms of Andover, Organic Bakers, the Bread Company, of Montclair, and Pickle-licious of Teaneck with their wide variety of pickles and olives. New for the 2012 Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market will be the cheeses and other treats of Bobolink Dairy Farms of Milford, Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit from East Hanover, and Jersey City’s Saucy Sara’s Salsa.

The Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market’s produce vendors accept WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) coupons as well as senior citizen vouchers. Eligible seniors can receive $20 in vouchers starting Wednesday, June 20th at the Multi Service Center, located at 124 Grand Street (Hoboken Senior Citizens Program). Identification is required.

The market will also continue to work with the Hoboken Rotary Club to provide fresh produce to the Hoboken Shelter at the end of every market day. From New Jersey’s famous tomatoes and sweet corn to peaches, pickles and pies, the Downtown Farmers’ Market provides residents a weekly place to exchange recipes, ideas and to pick up delicious and nutritious fruits and vegetables to fill the fridge. All of the produce sold at the Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market is certified ‘Jersey Fresh’. Buying locally grown ‘Jersey Fresh’ produce and products helps the local economy, the environment, and is just plain good for you.

If you don’t get it locally, you just don’t get it.

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June 18, 2012

Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market on Saturdays’ Draws Good Crowds

Hoboken Family Farmer's Market Garden Street Mews Saturdays

The Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market www.hobokenfamilymarket.com opened on Saturday June 2nd and runs every Saturday from 9am to 2pm until October. Located at the Garden Street Mews North of the intersection of 14th Street and Garden Street, this Farmer’s market has a little of something for everyone.  With only one farmer, Stony Brook Farms, perhaps as some have suggested they could have more farmers. It has been brought to the attention of TheBoken.com that the lines for first few weeks were long for the produce. Looking at it one way, that is a good problem to have if you are running the market in the short run. It means that there is more demand than initially conceived.

TheBoken.com went to the market in its third week running and noticed the following vendors: food from Anthony Davids, dog treats, soaps from Bodhi Bar,  fresh flowers, pickles from Picklelicious, Choc o Pain Bakery, frozen prepared foods, and balloons for the kids, just to name some merchants. On hand was an activity area for kids as well as a clown and live music.  One Hoboken bricks and mortar merchant I spoke to thinks that the market should even aspire to get bigger under the if you “build it they will come”  theory of City farmer’s markets. Share your feedback or thoughts on potential expansion of the market in the comments below

Whether you think the size of this market is just right or you think it should expand the initial start is proof that the demand for this type of commerce is there in Hoboken. With a baby boom in Hoboken underway for quite a few years now, the concept of a family marker seems to be a good fit. Scroll below for some photos of the market……

 

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Below are even more photos of the Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market from June 16 2012:

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June 12, 2012

Hoboken Downtown Farmer’s Market Tuesdays June Through November 3:00pm-7:30pm

Update 6/12/2012: The listed start date for the downtown market is Tuesday June 26th according to the City of Hoboken Summer flyer mailed to residents. It should be noted that the uptown market started ahead of its listed start of Thursday June 28 when it started Thursday June 7th instead.

Update 6/6/2012: Please note that TheBoken.com made an error and the downtown farmer’s market in Hoboken did not start on the first Tuesday of June (June 5th) for 2012. We will find out when the downtown market will start and give our readers and update. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Original Post: The Hoboken Downtown Farmer’s Market makes its return today next to the downtown CVS  store on Washington Street and very near Hoboken City Hall.

The Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market aims to provide Hudson County residents with a variety of choices. You will find everything from heirloom tomatoes to bread baked that morning. All the market vendors enjoy chatting with customers about how they grow their produce and their careful choice of ingredients. Stop by and check them out starting at 3pm today….

Hoboken Downtown Farmer’s Market

Where: Washington St Between  Observer Highway and Newark Street.

When: Tuesdays June 2012 through November.

What Time : 3:00pm to 7:30pm.

Vendors:

Link to website: http://hobokenfarmersmarket.com/DowntownFarmers.htm

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June 1, 2012

Hoboken Family Farmer’s Market to Debut Saturday June 2nd at Garden Street Mews from 9am-2pm

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Tomorrow June 2, 2012 another farmer’s market in Hoboken will be debut and run from 9am to 2pm at 14th Street and Garden Street at the Garden Street Mews. Food vendors,arts and crafts vendors as well as music and activities for kids are planned. The market is sponsored by Bijou Properties and will run every Saturday from 9am-2pm through the month of October. For more information go to www.hobokenfamilymarket.com.

 

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May 30, 2012

Hoboken Uptown Farmer’s Market June 7th through October 3:00pm-7:30pm

Filed under: farmer's market,Hoboken — Tags: , — TheBoken @ 12:00 PM

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Brings Garden State Goodies

to Urban Dwellers!

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that New Jersey is known as the Garden State when you live in the middle of an urban jungle. The Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market will be arriving soon, with proof in the form of strawberries, sweet corn, and those famous Jersey tomatoes. Beginning June 7, and running through October, the market will be open Thursdays from 3 pm to 7:30 pm. The convenient time and location at the corner of 13th & Hudson Streets in Hoboken ensures that residents of uptown Hoboken and beyond will have an opportunity to load up on some freshly picked salad greens for Thursday night’s dinner or a scrumptious blueberry pie for the weekend barbecue.

This year returning vendors include Ort Farms of Long Valley, NJ, Stony Hill Farms of Chester and an organic farm, Jeff’s Produce. Rounding out the veggie selection is Gina’s Bakery of Montclair with freshly baked breads and sweets. Hoboken Farms is a popular stop for a variety of epicurean delights. Surely no one can resist the call of Dr. Pickle, who will happily give customers a sample of any of his briny, delicious olives, roasted peppers and pickles, of course! As a certified ‘Jersey Fresh’ market, the customer can be assured that the fresh produce is grown right here in New Jersey.

As in years past, the market is committed to helping our neighbors in Hoboken who have limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables. At the end of each day, vendors are encouraged to donate leftover produce to the Hoboken Shelter, which is celebrating its thirtieth year of service to our community. This year, customers may purchase produce for the shelter alongside their own groceries and the market will deliver it for them. Additionally, eligible customers are welcome to use WIC (Women, Infants & Children Program) coupons with participating vendors.

Look for the Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market on Facebook and Twitter, where you will be updated on the deal of the day and what’s in season.

Remember – shopping at a Farmers’ Market is great for the local economy, your health and your carbon footprint. Shop Jersey Fresh!

 

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May 8, 2012

Uptown Hoboken Farmer’s Market to Start Every Thursday June 7th from 3pm -7:30pm

Filed under: farmer's market,Hoboken — Tags: , , , , , — TheBoken @ 10:00 AM

Uptown Farmer's Market Hoboken 2012

The Hoboken Uptown Farmer’s Market will start on Thursday June 7th this year and run every Thursday from 3pm  to 7:30pm through the month of October. The uptown market located at 13th and Hudson will have fresh produce, baked goods and epicurean delights (think pickles). For more information go to www.HobokenFarmersMarket.com.

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