Summit Farmers Market

Sundays, April 28 - December 22, 2024, 8am-1pm

The Summit Farmers Market is widely regarded as one of the best farmers markets in the state. The Summit Farmers Market runs from April 28-November 24 from 8am-1pm, (closed December 1) then Sundays, December 8, 15 & 22 from 8am-12pm.

The Summit Farmers Market supports farmers and other purveyors exclusively in New Jersey, now in it's 31st season! 

The market is located at Park & Shop Lot #1 corner of DeForest Avenue and Woodland Avenue. Customers will enter and exit at the vehicle entrance on DeForest Avenue to Park & Shop Lot #1. 

Join us for our annual Sunday Fundays 

Sunday, May 19th - Summthin' Asparagus Contest - Join us as we celebrate the beauty of Jersey asparagus! Produce Pete will also be joining us signing his books and guest judging our contest. Find all the details and pre-registration here.
Sunday, July 21st - Summthin' Tomato Contest
- We are celebrating the summer harvest of Jersey tomatoes! Peter Genovese from the Star Ledger will be attending and signing his many books about great NJ eats! He will also be a guest judge for the contest. Find all details and pre-registration here.
Sunday, October 27th - Summthin' Pumpkin & Family Photo Day - Join us for our final contest of the the year with the always favorite Summthin' Pumpkin contest featuring all things pumpkin! This day will also include our annual free family photo booth. Dress in costume!! All pics are free and everyone receives one to take home! All details and pre-registration here

Each one of the events will also feature DJ Mr. Socks mc'ing and spinning your favorite tunes!

See the vendors below for the 2024 season! Market Map here!




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G.I.F.T. PROGRAM

Celebrating 13 Years of Fresh Food! The G.I.F.T. Program continues its mission to provide nutritious food to those in need. With over 13,000 pounds of donations collected last year, the program makes a real difference in the lives of local families. The Summit Farmers Market community plays a vital role in this success, with customers and vendors generously contributing to the cause. G.R.A.C.E. (Giving and Receiving Assistance for our Community’s Essentials) partners with the G.I.F.T. Program to ensure these donations reach families on a weekly basis.

To learn more about this community program and/or sign up to volunteer, click on tab below. 

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SUMMIT BUSINESSES & NONPROFITS SIGN UP

SDI reserves two free spaces at the Market for downtown businesses and/or Summit nonprofits to promote themselves. Any downtown business located in the Special Improvement District (CRBD and SID districts) of Summit and any Summit-based Nonprofit Organization may sign up to participate for free. Summit Downtown, Inc. has the right to refuse any request that does not meet the criteria.

Sign-up Information: 
Sign up is online and requires your name and business name and what you intend to do/sell during your participation at the Market. Please list the name of the person who will represent your business at the Market along with their contact information. Each business MUST sign up themselves and complete the form with the required information listed below. You will be required to provide a COI (Certificate of Insurance) naming the City and Summit Downtown as additionally insured (a sample can be provided) and sign/date a Hold Harmless document. 

  • Each Summit business or nonprofit may sign up for a maximum of two Sundays during a season.
  • If Sundays are not filled, a business/nonprofit may sign up for an additional Sunday at $75 per week.
  • Businesses will be allowed to sell their product(s), demonstrate their product(s) or distribute information about their product line.
  • Nonprofits will not be permitted to fundraise, exchange money or petition for signatures or endorsements or sell wares. Nonprofits may only distribute information and answer questions about their organization.
  • The allocated space is 10’w x 10’d. Please do not approach people outside your booth area.
  • Each business/nonprofit must bring their own table(s), chair(s) and tent (not required) and only use the space assigned. If you bring a tent, weights are required.
  • The selling hours are 8am –1 pm (8am-12pm in December); you must arrive by 7am and be set up by 7:30am.
  • To set-up, bring your vehicle into the lot and the On-Site Manager will assign you a space. Unload your all your equipment and products, and then park your vehicle outside the lot. The parking lots we recommend are the K Lot behind the CVS or Park & Shop Lot #2 in the next block. At the end of the Market, pack your booth before retrieving your vehicle.
  • In case of an emergencies within 48 hours of the Market, please contact On-Site Manager, Mario Bochna 973.809.1303 or Farmers Market Administrator, Marin Mixon 908.277-1579.
  • Please give us 2-3 weeks to get approvals from the City of Summit as it might impact your requested date to participate.

Please do not use these forms for possible market vendors. For Summit businesses only.

Non-Profit Sign Up

Downtown Business Sign Up




VENDOR INFO

The 2024 Summer Farmers Market will be held from 8AM to 1PM every Sunday, April 28 through December 22, 2024, December hours are 8am-12pm (the market is closed Thanksgiving weekend, December 1)

Guest Vendors are allowed to participate twice during the season at $75.00 per Sunday.

All required documents, applications and instructions are below. The applications are now all online and credit card payment is available. Please email any questions to [email protected]

The Market Vendor Information and Paperwork Package contains a checklist for all required documents to ensure that they are sent. All returning vendor applications will not be accepted if any document is missing. For New & Guest Vendors, paperwork needed for submission is noted on the online application. During the application review process you may be required to provide photos of booth setup and samples for tasting. Once all documents are received and have been reviewed, you will be notified via email by the Summit Farmers Market Committee of their decision. This review process will take 2-3 weeks. If accepted all other documents will be required. Please do not send any money to the Summit Board of Health or to Summit Downtown, Inc. during this initial period of review. 

Applications for the 2024 Summit Farmers Market are now closed for full and part time vendors, guest vendor applications are also closed and will be available again in June. Thank you for your interest in the Summit Farmers Market!.  

Please read the market guidelines before applying.

Market Vendor Information and Paperwork Package - MUST READ and fill out necessary forms 

2024 NEW Vendor/Guest Vendor Application