TOMS RIVER – It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for fresh produce lovers.
A staple of the region, the Downtown Toms River Farmers Market returns for its 2018 season, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays starting May 23 through Nov. 14.
The market is located at 28-46 Hadley Ave., at the Ocean County parking garage lawn. Free parking is available in the garage.
The market features four New Jersey fresh produce farmers and one organic farmer. They offer a variety of produce, drinks and other items.
The market also has a raffle the first Wednesday of the month. Winners will receive:
June 6, strawberries and lettuce
July 11, blueberries and zucchini
Aug. 1, peaches and tomatoes
Sept. 5, plums and eggplants
Oct. 3, apples and pumpkins
Nov. 7, cranberries and sweet potatoes
WIC and Senior FMNP participants can use their vouchers at selected vendors.
For more information, visit downtowntomsriver.com/bid/market.php.