Friday, June 5th, 11 am - 3 pm

The following safety measures will be in place at Cook's Market until further notice:
  • Signage directs shoppers and vendors to maintain 6 ft social distancing.
  • Hand-washing stations are located near the front of the market and portable restroom. Customers are encouraged to use them upon arrival and prior to departure.
  • Customers are not allowed to handle products prior to purchase.
  • Vendors must wear face coverings and single-use, food-safe gloves in addition to washing/sanitizing hands and surfaces frequently.
  • Separate entrance and exit to the market with one-way traffic flow.
Please do your part as well:
  • If you are feeling ill, please stay home.
  • Send only one shopper from your household.
  • Maintain 6 ft social distancing.
  • Wash your hands upon arrival and prior to departure.
  • Please wear a face covering to protect yourself and others. You will not be permitted to shop at the market without one.
  • Be efficient as possible with your shopping.
  • Consider pre-ordering from your favorite vendors.
  • Stay updated regarding all CDC recommended guidelines.

Thank you for your cooperation and continued support!

In an effort to streamline the pre-order shopping experience, we have created Cook's Market Online Store . Not all vendors are using this new platform, so please read pre-ordering details below.

The busiest time at the market is 11-12. Please consider coming later in the day, if you are able, to keep overcrowding at the market to a minimum.

Anticipated Market Vendors:

Antonio's Pasta  Check out the Cook's Market Online Store to see all the great things we have and to pre-order! The deadline to order is Wednesday at 11:59 pm. Fresh raviolis, stuffed shells, crepe style manicotti, pasta, sauces, and frozen specialties such as gnocchi, tortellini, cavatelli and stuffed rigatoni. We also have fresh mozzarella cheese and bread!

Bites & Bowls  -   Fast, ready-to-eat fusion food with flavors from around the globe. We offer a healthy choice of fresh, quality food of unique flavors. Our dishes are cooked with love and passion. Everything is made from scratch--no preservatives, no cutting corners, no compromise in quality.

Butter Me Up  - Gourmet flavored vegan and dairy butters. Sweet and savory varieties available in 4 oz and 8 oz jars. W e will be giving a box of scones with all pre-orders of any 3 jars of butter. The order deadline is Thursday at 3 pm. Just go to our website to order and select pickup when checking out. Please put "COOKS MARKET" in notes.

Chickadee Creek Farm - W e will not be setting up market tables with choose-your-own vegetables until further notice . We need you all to order ahead of time online. Your order will be pre-packed on a table with the bags arranged alphabetically by last name(or the login name you created for the online store). Touch only your bag and wait 6' away or more if someone else is already searching for theirs. The order deadline is Wednesday at 11:59 pm. To pre-order visit Cook's Market Online Store .

Christopher Soaps  Pre-order  at , Cook's Market Online Store , or  purchase directly on Friday  at the Cook’s Market. Pre-order deadline is Thursday at 12:00 pm. Other current stock includes  Sugar Scrubs  (Peppermint, Citrus Peppermint, Lavender, Apple Spice, Raspberry, Summer Peach, Pumpkin Spice, Pumpkin Java/Coffee, etc.),  Body Butters  (Chocolate, Orange Cream w/ cocoa butter, Mint Cream w/ cocoa butter, Lavender w/ Mango & Shea Butters, Unscented with Mango and Shea Butters, etc.), and  20 different Handmade Artisan Soaps  (Sandalwood and Mosquito are back, by the way!)   

Fritz's - We are going to be doing exclusively pre-paid pick up orders at the market for the time being. It's strawberry season! Check out the Cook's Market Online Store for all our strawberry treats, made with fresh Jersey strawberries! All orders need to be placed by Wednesday at 11:59 pm and can be picked up at market between 11 am and 1 pm. We will also have a limited menu of items available for cash only purchase at the stand, including our fresh home-made baguette!

Fruitwood Farms - Jersey Fresh strawberries, asparagus, and more!

Goat Hill Farm - Pastured poultry, pork, beef, and more! Goat Hill Farm strives to raise our animals in a humane, ecologically friendly way. Our goal is to produce high quality and reasonably priced products. To pre-order visit Cook's Market Online Store . Pre-order deadline is Wednesday at 11:59 pm.

Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit - We offer a wide range of premium quality healthy food products such as nuts, seeds, brittles, dried fruit, and more. To pre-order visit Cook's Market Online Store.  For 5lbs+ orders please go to our website . For an item you can't find online call 973-585-7042. We are accepting phone orders during our operating hours 10am-6pm. Pre-order deadline is Thursday at 2pm. 

The Granola Bar  - Our granola and granola bars are made from the freshest ingredients and 100% whole grain oats. To pre-order visit Cook's Market Online Store . Pre-order deadline is Wednesday at 11:59 pm.

Holly Jolly Jams - Homemade in small batches with a low-sugar recipe, using only the freshest ingredients, hand-picked or locally purchased when available. To pre-order visit Cook's Market Online Store . (Please note that jams are marked $8 each on the online store, but they are also 2/$15 which cannot be calculated. A $1 cash refund will given for every TWO jams purchased!) 

Indulce Caterers - 10% of all sales go to Elijah’s Promise, where food changes lives. 
Sea Moss and Sweet Treats:
Sea Moss Regular Gel, Turmeric Sea Moss Gel, Elderberry Sea Moss Gel, Sour Sop (Guanabana) Sea Moss Gel, Cherry Sea Moss Gel,  Indulce Jerk Marinate, Vegan Brownie, Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Zucchini Bread, Banana Nut Bread, Cranberry Scones.
To pre-order visit Cook's Market Online Store . Pre-order deadline is Thursday at 6:00 pm.

Jersey Girl Cheese - Artisan Italian-style cheese made from farm-fresh milk. We have a variety of cheese from fresh Mozzarella and Ricotta to aged Scamorza and Caciocavallo. All is made on Hillcrest Orchard & Dairy. From our farm to your home, fresh and aged authentic Italian style cheese that you can truly say is fresh and local.   You can pre-order our cheese from our website: Type in "Rutgers Gardens" at checkout.

Local 130 Seafood - We will only be offering pre-orders at market until further notice.
Order deadline: Thursday 10:00 am
Order pick-up: Friday 11:00 am -1:00 pm ONLY
Other details: Use discount code "Rutgers" when checking out online to reduce delivery fee from $15 to $3. Use the following shipping address: 130 Log Cabin Rd., New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Neshanic Valley Beekeepers  - Honey and maple syrup. We offer many "source" quality premium and specialty honeys from NJ as well as from other parts of the country and world. We not only produce and package our own honeys but network with other beekeepers to collect as many RAW tested and trusted source types as possible seasonally. Never altered or manipulated, you can be assured that you are receiving the highest quality product available. Our honeys are available in a variety of sizes. We bottle only in glass.

Patricia & Paul - Artisans of fine oils and balsamics. To pre-order visit our website and select "Rutgers Farmers Market Pickup" under shipping at checkout.

Pickle Licious - Some of our best sellers are Half Sour Pickles, Full Sour, Sweet Horseradish Chips, Mediterranean Olive Combo, Hot and Spicy Olive Combo, Sweet Heat Corn Relish, Olive Tapenade, and our last creation Krelish!

Rutgers Gardens - Come out to the Gardens tent this week to find plants to make the finishing touches to your landscape - whether you need one more hanging basket or a perennial to fill the space in that shady corner of the yard - you will find them here!

Selek Foods   - Vegan shawarma, baked falafel, hummus, fresh salads and more!

Stefan's Polish Foods  Specializing in Polish comfort food, handmade pierogi, traditional stuffed cabbage, naturally smoked kielbasy and much more!

Unionville Vineyards - Our wines are hand-crafted, showcasing local terroir and our winemaker's artisanship. Pre-order from our website Pre-order deadline is Thursday by 4:00 pm.

Cook’s Market and the Student Farm at Rutgers Gardens are operating under and are fully compliant with Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107, CDC biosafety guidelines, and federal, state and university regulations and guidelines to support agriculture and food sustainability during the COVID-19 pandemic.