16 Delicious Winter Farmers Markets Around NJ


Spring may be months away, but if you think going to a farmers market in NJ is only a warm-weather thing, we’re here to tell you it’s not—winter farmers markets are a great way to stock up on fresh foods during weekly shopping hauls or stroll around with the family on weekends. While you might not find the veggies and fruit you see in the summer, these markets hone in on food like meats, homemade soups, winter greens, locally made goodies like honey and chocolates, and artisan wares like alpaca socks. Read on for the best cold-weather farmers markets around the Garden State, and for more ideas on what to do this winter, check out our guide to everything you should put on your bucket list this season. (featured photo credit: West Windsor Community Farmers Market)

16 NJ Winter Farmers Markets to check out this season

West Windsor Community Farmers Market
1st and 3rd Saturday, December-April at 10 AM-1 PM
Meander through this open-air market to find winter produce, grocery staples, specialty foods, gifts, and much more.
Lower Vaughn Lot at Princeton Junction Train Station (Entrance at 877 Alexander Road) Princeton, NJ 08540

Winter Market by Grow It Green Morristown
Sundays, Now-April, from 9:30 AM-1 PM (closed 12/24 and 3/31)
This Sunday morning market is a partnership with Grow It Green Morristown. Each week, you’ll find a revolving list of local vendors who offer a great assortment of cheeses, produce prepared foods, and baked goods.
Convent Train Station, Convent Road, Morris Township, NJ 07960

Bernardsville Farmers Market
Saturdays, January 13 to March 30, 10 AM

At this annual outdoor Winter Market, you’ll find vendors with homemade bakery goods, soup, nuts, coffee, and produce, many of which are also at the popular summer one.
Route 202 and Claremont Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Princeton Farmers Market
Select Thursdays, Now-April 25, from 11 AM-3 PM

This market offers the best of local, including seasonal organic produce, free-range beef, poultry, pork, eggs, pickles, baked goods, and more.
55 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Montclair Farmers Market
Every Saturday, December-May, from 9 AM-1 PM

One of the first towns to host a farmers market in the Garden State, this market is year-round, but hours change in the winter. You’ll find treats like baked goods, micro-greens, meatless meals, herbs, spices, soups, and other locally-made specialty items.
Walnut Street Train Station, 86 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042

Ramsey Farmers Market
Sundays, Now-April, from 10 AM-1 PM

This outdoor market boasts a variety of specialty food purveyors—check out the Greek specialties, sea salt, kimchi, fermented veggies, and more on the alternating schedule. There are also many non-food vendors, including alpaca and llama wear, skincare, and knife sharpening services.
Main Street Train Station, Ramsey, NJ 07446

Columbus Farmers Market Complex
Days and hours vary for each market
There’s more than produce at this vast market—it’s filled with retail shops, like antique stores, a garden center, an Amish market, and a flea market. Head to the produce area for veggies, local fish, fruit, and eggs.
2919 Route 206, Columbus, NJ 08022

Stangl Factory Market
Saturdays from 9 AM-3 PM

Housed in the original Stangl pottery factory, this unique atmosphere makes it fun to browse through purveyors with locally sourced vegetables, grass-fed meats, bread, cheeses, pastured eggs, specialty prepared foods, and desserts. The market also has many beautiful artisan goods, including handmade baskets, turned wood, soaps and bath products, and handspun yarn.
Mine Street & Stangl Road, Flemington, NJ 08822

Trenton Farmers Market
Thursday-Saturdays from 9 AM-6 PM and Sundays from 9 AM-3 PM

This permanent market has been the center of local shopping since 1948. You’ll find businesses highlighting local fresh produce, baked goods, fresh meat, home goods, handcrafted soaps, and body care.
960 Spruce Street, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

Bell Works Fresh Farmers & Makers Market 
Upcoming markets Feb 14, 21 and 28
This market in the atrium is where you can pick up lots of treats. Don’t miss the non-food stuff from wellness practitioners, crafters, and artists.
Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Rd, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Asbury Park Porta Winter Market
February 11, 12 PM

Eat, drink, and shop at this special event, where you can find local artists, crafters, food, and drinks before Valentine’s Day.
Porta, 911 Kingsley St., Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Historic Jersey City Downtown Farmers’ Market
Thursdays, January 11-April 18
Get off the PATH Train Station or Grove Street bus stop and wander into a winter farmers’ market full of goodies and treats. Find pie, produce, cookies, flowers, and more.
Grove Street PATH Plaza, (Newark Ave. and Grove Street) Jersey City, NJ 07302

Denville Farmers’ Market
Sundays, Now-April 28, from 10 AM-1 PM (No market March 31)
Join 25+ vendors with food and artisan products. There is a market in the summer too.
Bloomfield Ave. parking lot, Denville, NJ 07834

The Greater Bridgeton Farmers Market
Thursday and Friday from 9 AM-6 PM, Saturday from 9 AM-4 PM
Shop for country meats, family furniture, home baking, deli, cheese, and so much more. 
2 Cassidy Court, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Hunterdon Land Trust Winter Market
January 7 and 21; February 4 and 18; March 3 and 17; April 7 and 21 from 11 AM-1 PM
At Dvoor Farm, you can find pastries, pickles, and everything in between at this NJ winter farmers’ market.
Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine St., Flemington, NJ 08822

Phillipsburg Farmers Market 
Sundays – Year Round, from November-April, the hours are 10 AM-1 PM
Listen to live music, shop for high-quality produce, and support local community non-profits, offering information about local programs, charities, and fund-raising activities. Except for extreme weather, the market is open in the rain, snow, or shine. Ample parking is available surrounding the park.
165 S Main St (2023-24 location)

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