Edible Jersey e-Newsletter | June 22, 2023
Want to join us this October!?!
In Italy, food is an art form -- and a lifestyle. Join us from October 18-28th as we cook and taste our way through Italy's delicious Piedmont and Tuscany regions. From cooking classes to truffle hunting, wine tasting to cheese sampling, we'll be immersing ourselves in the flavors and culture of Northern Italy. A FEW SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE. Learn more and reserve your space here!
EDIBLE JERSEY AT THE MARKET! With Summer's official arrival, farmers' markets across NJ are now in full swing. Check out our 2023 Farmers' Market Guide for a full list of community farmers markets and be sure to shop them, both locally and during your summer travels.

If you're in the vicinity of Madison or Moorestown on the dates below, stop by our Edible Jersey table to say hello, pick up a free copy of our Summer issue (while supplies last) and enter to win some cool prizes.

  • Madison Farmers' Market: Thurs., 1-6pm, June 29th, Dodge Field, 49 Central Ave. Market happens every Thursday through Nov. 16.

  • Burlington County Farmers Market: Sat., 8:30am-1pm, July 1st, Burlington County Agricultural Center, 500 Centerton Rd., Moorestown. Market happens every Saturday through Nov. 11.
By Brady Lybarger’s
of Scallop Shack Farms
Recipe courtesy of Margaret Aaker, former market manager of Teaneck Farmers' Market. Originally appeared in Edible Jersey’s Farmers’ Market Cookbook.
Recipe created by Janna Morishima, a volunteer at the Metuchen Farmers’ Market. Originally appeared in Edible Jersey’s Farmers’ Market Cookbook.
Photos courtesy of featured events unless otherwise indicated.
Friday, June 23, 6:30-10pm
Liberty State Park
Travel the world of wine at Liberty State Park. Wine Fest is your all-access pass to try wines from both local and abroad. Guests will enjoy wine samples paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games. Attendees must be 21 and over with a picture ID to enter. Tickets range in price and can be purchased here. 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City

Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, 12-5pm
Gloucester County Fairgrounds, Mullica Hill
Pig out on some of the area’s best BBQ this side of the Mississippi! With the smoky aroma of barbecued meats wafting through the air and the sound of soulful blues filling your ears, you won’t want to miss this event! Pair the smokin’ goodness with some of New Jersey’s best wines. Tickets vary in price and can be purchased here. 275 NJ-77, Mullica Hill

Saturday, June 24, 12-5pm
Huddy Park Check-In, Highlands
You won’t want to miss this spectacular event with five hours of scrumptious samplings and cocktails at great Highlands restaurants and establishments. The event will take place rain or shine. Tickets $45pp include a map and free parking. Learn more and buy tickets here. 301 Shore Dr., Highlands

Sunday, June 25, 4-9pm
Terhune Orchards, Princeton
Fireflies are an “electrifying” part of summer. To celebrate, this exciting FREE event offers an evening of nature, music, good food and outdoor fun. Enjoy live music while you wait for the fireflies to come out. Pony rides will be available all evening and a special barnyard fun play area will be open for evening play. Learn more here. 330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton

Sunday, June 25, 10am-4pm
Hammonton High School
Hammonton, NJ is often referred to as “the blueberry capital of the world!” Enjoy the 37th Annual Festival with live music by Stealing Savanah and DJ Nicky G. There will also be kiddie rides, a classic car show, a blueberry pie eating contest, arts and crafts, local food vendors and more! Admission and parking are free. Learn more here. 566 Old Forks Rd, Hammonton

Thursday, June 29 - Thursday, Sept. 7, 4-7pm
Historic Smithville
Fresh South Jersey produce, local honey, baked goods, crafts, and so much more! Held weekly on Thursdays at Historic Smithville. Enjoy the farmers market and then stroll Smithville Village with unique shops and delightful restaurants. Admission is free. Learn more here. 615 E Moss Mill Rd, Smithville

Sunday, July 2, 3-6:30pm
Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse, Milford
Spend the late afternoon on the lawn of the farmhouse, listening to great music and enjoying great food. The offerings feature items produced at the farm, including cheese plates made from Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse’s own cheeses & breads, burgers made from the farm's own pastured meats, and produce from the garden and other local produce growers. Dessert will be locally-made ice cream! For the full menu and to purchase tickets ($15) click here. 369 Stamets Road, Milford

Thursday, July 12, 6:15-10pm
Red Horse, Rumson
David Burke Hospitality Management and the Garden State Wine Growers Association are partnering in Burke’s new series, Dinner in the Dark: a sensory dining experience. The third in the series, this dinner promises to delight and surprise diners with new dishes during the five-course "secret" menu paired with one signature cocktail, one glass of champagne, wines from notable regions and, sometimes, New Jersey wines. Chef David Burke is on-hand with an “edu-taining” narrative throughout the experience. Reservations are required. Tickets are $85 and can be purchased here. 26 Ridge Road, Rumson

Saturday, July 15, 3-8:30pm
Unionville Vineyards, Ringoes
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, relax all day and enjoy the best in Central Jersey musical talent as well as locally sourced food and drink. Arts, crafts and services vendors will also be on hand along with historians and educators from the area. Kids will love the NJ Snake Man and can sign up for a scavenger hunt with prizes. Special guests, The Lenape Nation, will open the festival with a blessing of the mountain at 3pm and will be available all day for you to visit. Tickets are limited and can be purchased here. 9 Rocktown Road, Ringoes
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Summer has arrived - and there's no better time to explore the sights, sounds, and - especially! - the flavors of our region.

Our Edible Jersey Destinations Summer 2023 section is designed to help you find and enjoy a taste of the Garden State this season. From the Meadowlands to Madison, Hunterdon to Somerset counties, town to shore, and other northeast locales, our recommendations are geared to feed food and drink lovers' hunger for delicious day trips and getaways. Click on the cover (right) to begin planning your travel adventures!
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