We’re Not Your Average Market
Join a diverse and growing community cornerstone serving residents across Hudson County, including Jersey City, Union City, Hoboken, West New York and more. We go above and beyond to contribute positivity to our community, which includes weekly programming, live music, free family activities, the city’s largest food stamp token/SNAP program, and a diverse group of vendors selling fresh, local goods and produce.
Riverview Farmers Market By The Numbers:
Why Riverview Farmers Market?
Here’s What We Offer:
Success Stories: FROM MARKET VENDORS TO LOCAL BUSINESSES
What We Look for In Our Vendors
1. The type of items you sell
We are a farm- and food-first market. Since Jersey City requires us to keep a balance of farm to food to non-food vendors, we prioritize Farms over Prepared Food Vendors and Prepared Food Vendors over non-Food Vendors. During our normal season, we have very limited openings for non-food vendors. The openings that we do have are typically open to food-adjacent vendors (e.g. candles, body products) that are made with farm-sourced ingredients.
2. your business is located and/or how you source ingredients
First and foremost, we give priority to local vendors. For farms, we have a requirement that the farms need to be within 200 miles of Jersey City. For prepared food vendors, we prioritize selections based on location in the following order: The Heights, Jersey City, Hudson County or NJ. For non-farm vendors, we give priority to those who source their ingredients locally, as well.
3. diversity of products sold and price points
We believe that market customers generally benefit from having a choice. At the same time, our goal is to not overload the market with any one type of vendor. While no vendor is guaranteed exclusivity to a specific item, we do curate and limit the number of vendors offering the same or similar product lines. In parallel, we also work hard to ensure that our market is as affordable as possible for our patrons. We look for a diversity of price points from each vendor as well as across the vendors at our market.
4. proof of insurance and types of permits required by jersey city hhs
All food vendors must obtain relevant permits through the City of Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Food vendors must either prepare their food in a licensed commercial kitchen or have a valid Cottage Food Operator permit from the state of NJ. Some farm vendors are required to provide more documentation depending on what their products. All vendors have to provide a Certificate of Insurance for at least $1M that names Farms in the Heights and the City of Jersey City as additionally insured.
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Find us at Riverview-Fisk Park
The market is held every Sunday from 10a-2p at Riverview-Fisk Park which is located at 498 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, NJ. The park is situated between Bowers and Griffith Street along Palisade Ave and Ogden Avenue. While public parking is free and available on Sundays, it can be hit or miss. The park is accessible via public transit. Click on Get Directions and choose public transit for the best options nearest you.
Getting Here From Hoboken
If you are coming from Downtown Hoboken, take the stairs at Mountain Road, behind The Cliffs apartment building. After exiting the stairs, stay to the right to continue up the cliff. Take your first right on Ogden Ave and walk straight until you hit the park.
If you are coming from mid- or uptown Hoboken, take the elevator behind the 9th Street Lightrail Station. Upon exiting the elevator, head up Congress Street, taking your first left on Ogden Ave. Walk straight to the park.