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For many people in Newark, today is a special day on the calendar.  It’s the day that the Newark Downtown District launches their annual Farmers Market at the PSE&G plaza at Raymond Blvd. and Park Pl.  For a city that is by and large a food desert, the farmer’s market has become a place where Newarkers can easily access farm-fresh produce as well as natural skin care products and even a simple fresh brewed iced tea on a hot day.  Live music greets walkers-by as music fills the fresh spring air serving as a sonic backdrop to shoppers looking for Jersey fresh produce, artisan jewelry, skincare products, spices, accessories, gourmet nuts and dried fruits, Kettle Korn, and more.

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The NDD Farmers Market will run every Thursday (weather permitting) from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm until November. The NDD Common Greens Farmers Market accepts SNAP, WIC, and Senior Citizen’s Program Vouchers and is within the Nourishing Newark Farmers Markets network. 

Those interested in becoming a vendor at our Farmers Market can submit a request to: marketing@downtownnewark.com.

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