In the beginning was the blueberry. And the tomato, the peach and corn. Foods Jersey could call its own. How far we’ve come. Newly minted locavores, here’s your guide to the Garden State’s feast of farmers’ markets, gourmet shops, pantry products and artisans bringing forth fine produce, cheeses and even ostrich eggs.
Click on the links below to read stories of the state homegrown wonders:
A Trip To Bountiful: Jersey Farmers’ Markets
Where farmers and shoppers meet, both benefit. Growers get a warm reception and a fair price, consumers unsurpassed quality and freshness—and a window into where our food comes from.
Specialty Shops In The Garden State
You can get anything you want (and goodies you never imagined) at the burgeoning brood of gourmet stores and markets across the state.
Power to the Pantry: Jersey-Made Products Abound
Jersey foods fill the shelves.
What Is Artisanal?
Three kinds of farms show what it takes to make it as small, selective, quality-focused operations that are environmentally—and economically—sustainable.