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Trenton Preparing for Launch of Greenwood Ave Farmers Market

May 2, 2015 | Community News, Trenton

FarmersMarketVolunteers are busy preparing for the official grand opening of the Greenwood Ave. Farmers Market on Monday, June 15. The Greenwood Ave Farmers Market will be operated from the parking lot located at 427 Greenwood Avenue in Trenton and is scheduled to be open every Monday from 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm through October 26.

The family-friendly market will showcase Jersey fresh and tropical fruits and vegetables, as well as meat, eggs, bread and bakery items. Vendors include: Isles (Urban Farmers), Norz Hill Farm, Food Bazzarre, Franca’s Bakery and Trenton Meat Farms. Physical activities, nutrition education, health screenings and live music are also planned as part of the weekly events. The market will accept SNAP and WIC vouchers.

Opening day highlights include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, as well as taste tests and local entertainment.

“We are excited to bring the farmers market to Trenton residents and help make the healthy choice the easy choice,” said Marissa Davis, NJPHK-Trenton project manager.

The Farmers Market was made possible by the generous support provided by the New Jersey Department of Health, New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids and the Hunterdon & Mercer County Regional Chronic Disease coalition. Partners also include the YMCA of Trenton, Trenton Healthy Food Network, the City of Trenton and Nexus Properties.

For more information, contact Marissa Davis at:

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