There is nothing like a fresh New Jersey tomato in the Summertime.

If you haven't experienced it, you won't understand.

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But the point of the story is that fresh produce and summer go together like peanut butter and jelly, like marshmallows and chocolate, like coffee and Nicole.....so we wanted to make sure you know where to go!

According to GrownInMonmouth.com, here are the Farmer's Markets you need to check out this Summer. And remember, support local businesses!

(Farmers Markets are listed alphabetically) 

Asbury Fresh at Cross & Orange

Where: 508 Cookman Ave. Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Season: June 7 through June 28, 2020

Days/Hours: Sundays 11am-2pm

COVID 19 Info: Day-of shopping and purchases will be allowed at these walk-up markets.

Pre-orders will be accepted by vendors who are able to accommodate, but not required.

Masks will be required by vendors and customers, alike.

Our market will feature farm-fresh produce, local food and artisans, homemade treats and handmade gifts.

Social distancing will be practiced. The number of customers shopping inside of Cross & Orange will be staggered and limited to ensure a safe amount of space for shopping.

Atlantic Highlands Farmers Market

Where: Veterans Park; 111 1st Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716

Season: June 19, 2020 through October 2, 2020 (as weather permits)

Days/Hours: Fridays 11 am -5 pm

Phone: 732-872-8711

Website: CLICK HERE

Facebook Page: CLICK HERE

Bayshore Farmers' Market

Where: Bayshore Medical Center,  727 North Beers Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Season: Starts June 6, 2020  year-round market

Days/Hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Website: CLICK HERE  

COVID 19 INFORMATION: Wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. Cashless payment accepted.

Bell Works Fresh

Where: 101 Crawfords Corner Rd, Holmdel, NJ

Days/Hours: Wednesdays  12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Website: CLICK HERE 

Facebook page: CLICK HERE

COVID 19 INFORMATION: All orders must be placed ahead of time, prior to the market, and paid in advance (cashless). Drive-thru market order online

Check out the link for an up to date list of participating vendors with instructions on how to place your orders!

Highlands Farmers Market

Where: Huddy Park; 301 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732

Season: June 6 through October, 2020

Days/Hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Website: CLICK HERE

COVID 19 INFORMATION: Wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines

Howell Farmers Market

Where: Municipal Building Parking Lot, 4567 Route 9 North, Howell, NJ 07731

Days/Hours: Sundays from May 31, 2020 until Sept. 27, 2020, 10 AM to 2 PM

Website: CLICK HERE 

FACEBOOK: CLICK HERE 

COVID 19 INFORMATION: We will be adhering to all local and state guidelines for Social Distancing. There will be a Pre-Order option with Drive-Thru pickup.

Those walking the market should wear a mask.

Jersey Shore Premium Outlets

Where: 1 Premium Outlet Blvd. Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

Season: July 4, 2020 - September 26, 2020

Days/Hours: Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm

Phone: 732-481-4691

Website: CLICK HERE 

Facebook Page: CLICK HERE

Keyport Farmers Market

Where: Fireman’s Park; 109 West Front Street, Keyport

Season: June 11, 2020 - August 2020

Days/Hours: Thursdays 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Website: CLICK HERE 

COVID-19 Info: Social distancing remains in effect. Wear masks. The vendor will bag customer selection and a separate person will handle the payment.

Long Branch (West End) Farmers Market

Where: West End Park; Brighton Avenue and Ocean Blvd., Long Branch

Season: June 18, 2020 through October, will have pre-pack options

Days/Hours: Thursdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Facebook Page: CLICK HERE  

Marlboro Farmers Market

Where: 444 Route 520 (Route 79 just west of Route 520)

Season: June 7, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Days/Hours: Sundays 9am-2pm.

CoGro vendors accept cash / credit / checks and Senior FMNP checks

Website: CLICK HERE 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE or HERE

Red Bank Farmers Market

Where: Galleria Parking Lot; Bridge Avenue and West Front Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Season: May 17, 2020 through November, drive-thru market, pre-pack options

Days/Hours: Sundays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Phone: 732-530-7300

WEBSITE: CLICK HERE

FACEBOOK PAGE: CLICK HERE

Sunset Farmers Market

Where: Sunset Ave. at Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Season June 20, 2020, to end of season

Days/Hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Facebook Page: CLICK HERE

And now my mouth is starting to salivate just thinking about the fresh Jersey tomatoes, blueberry pie and fresh cherries.

This may have been a dangerous post to write.

Enjoy your Farmer's Markets, Jersey Shore residents because now is the time to do it!

Just an FYI, not all Farmers Markets have opened just yet due to the COVID-19 Pandemic so we left them off this list. If you realize an open Farmers Market is not included and should be, email me at Nicole.Murray@townsquaremedia.com.

Head to GrownInMonmouth.com for more information.