Plans are underway for the June 15th grand opening of a new farmers market in Trenton on Greenwood Avenue, behind the Trenton Transit Center. Norz Hill Farm of Hillsborough and Isles Community Gardens will be produce vendors at the Market.
The Market is sponsored by the NJ Department of Health, the Hunterdon and Mercer Chronic Disease Coalition, the NJ Partnership for Healthy Kids, the Trenton Healthy Food Network and the Trenton YMCA.
The mission of the Greenwood Ave. Farmers Market is to first and foremost, support local farms and to offer a location for these farms to meet and sell their products to local residents in Trenton and surrounding areas.
OUR TARGET AUDIENCE: Seniors, Youth, Residents, NJ Transit commuters
ITEMS SOLD AT THE MARKET WILL INCLUDE: Jersey Fresh fruits and veggies, baked goods, fresh meats, honey and more
ACTIVITIES AT THE MARKET WILL INCLUDE: Health screenings, Physical Activity, Nutrition Education, Entertainment by local musicians and school groups
LOCATION: 427 Greenwood Ave. Corner of Greenwood Ave. and Hudson Street, behind the Trenton Train station-http://bit.ly/1FlvGkO
WHEN: Mondays from 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM from June 15th – October 26th
WHY: to improve the health and wellbeing of the Trenton community via fresh food access, economic development and placemaking
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