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Princeton Farmers Market returns to Hinds Plaza

May 16, 2023May 16, 2023

The Princeton Farmers Market kicks off the summer season and its 15th year today, June 1. The market is back at Hinds Plaza for the first time since the pandemic.

Last year the market was held at the Dinky train station on Alexander Road. The previous two years it was held at the Franklin Parking Lot.

The market is opening after the completion of phase one of the Witherspoon Street construction, which ended just in time for Princeton University's reunions and graduation.

This year the market will feature organic produce, pasture-raised meat and eggs, freshly baked bread, empanadas, pickles, flowers, and more.

The market is authorized to accept SNAP/EBT cards for eligible purchases. The market will match up to $10 on SNAP transactions per eligible customer per day.

Parking is free for one hour in the Spring Street garage next to the market.

The market will run every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. from June 1 through November 16 on Hinds Plaza next to the Princeton Public Library.

Vendors include:

Barking Good Bakery – The New Brunswick bakery makes small-batch homemade dog treats.

Burek by Zeni – Mediterranean and Italian specialties made from scratch in Ewing.

Catalina Empanadas – Empanadas made in Hopewell with traditional and authentic flavors, but a little more eclectic than the average. They bake their products rather than deep frying and combine them. Vegan and vegetarian options are available.

Cherry Grove Farm – Award-winning farmstead cheeses from grass-fed, pasture-raised animals in Lawrenceville.

Chickadee Creek Farm – Organic, sustainably grown vegetables, herbs, and flowers from Pennington.

Davidson's Exotic Mushrooms – A family-owned business that has been growing mushrooms for over 20 years in Cherry Hill. They sell Portabello, Shitake, Crimini, Oyster, Maitake, and other exotic mushrooms.

The Granola Bar – Granola made in Princeton from the freshest ingredients and 100% organic whole grain oats.

Lima Family Farms – Farm fresh meats and eggs from Hillsborough.

Little Star Foods – Freshly prepared Middle Eastern specialty foods including hummus and fresh baked pita chips.

Lost Bread Co. – Lost Bread in Philadelphia focuses on making tasty and nutritious whole-grain bread, pastries, and pantry products.

Mediterranean Delicacies – Oils, olives, pickles, spreads, and olive wood from Tunisia, Morocco, and the Middle East.

OM Champagne Tea – Premium kombucha micro-brewed using traditional methods, organically grown or wild-harvested ingredients, and pharmaceutical-grade water from Mt Kisco, New York.

Picklelicious – Old-world style pickles and pickled goods from Teaneck.

Queen Mab's Herbs – Seasonally appropriate herbal medicine products using organically grown and wild plants from Furlong, Pa. based business.

The Shepherd's Pasture – Naturally died wool and cashmere fiber, goat milk soap, homemade jams, pasta, teas, and more from Bordentown.

The Soupeteer – Fresh Seasonal Soups with no additives or preservatives from Whitehouse Station.

Terhune Orchards – Fresh-picked fruit and vegetables along with other farm favorites like cider donuts, fresh-pressed cider, and homemade salsa from Lawrenceville.

Tript Foods – Vegetarian and non-vegetarian North Indian Food – including Rajasthani, Delhi and Punjabi dishes made in Princeton.

Whimsy Design – Handmade jewelry, bookmarks, windchimes and more made in Plainsboro.

Market sponsors include the Municipality of Princeton, the JM Group, SNAP, City Green & Good Food Bucks, Bryn Mawr Trust, Callaway Henderson Sotheby's International Realty, Capital Health, CBIZ Borden Perlman, Penn Medicine, and Victoria Covert of BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors.

For more information about the market, visit the Princeton Farmers Market website.

Barking Good Bakery Burek by Zeni Catalina Empanadas Cherry Grove Farm Chickadee Creek Farm Davidson's Exotic Mushrooms – The Granola Bar Lima Family Farms Little Star Foods Lost Bread Co. Mediterranean Delicacies OM Champagne Tea Picklelicious Queen Mab's Herbs The Shepherd's Pasture The Soupeteer – Terhune Orchards Tript Foods Whimsy Design