Local Farmers’ Markets Open This Month
Been waiting for those fresh fruits, vegetables and local honey offerings to pop up at your favorite local farmers’ markets? This month both Ridgewood and Ramsey’s Sunday outdoor markets open, with fresh pickings from local farmers. Ridgewood’s market, located at the train station parking lot, offers everything from farm-to-table produce to fresh mozzarella to pickles. Ramsey’s market, also located at the town’s train station, features local produce as well as artisan bread, cheeses and fresh fish, all from more than 35 vendors.
Waldwick Celebrates 100th Anniversary
Waldwick kicked off its centennial celebration at the train station recently with a ceremony to honor the town. The celebration included the opening of a town museum with special exhibits, which features the 100-year story of Waldwick. The exhibits trace the borough’s 100 years and include the history of homes and streets in town. Themed “Preserving Our Past, Embracing Our Future,” centennial activities surrounding the anniversary also included a student essay and poster drawing contest, commemorative T-shirts and coins for sale as well as plans for a gala anniversary ball this fall.
Taste of Ho-Ho-Kus June 5
For one night in early June, try everything Ho-Ho-Kus has to offer at the Taste of Ho-Ho-Kus where local restaurants and more than 20 other businesses offer food and beverages throughout the night as a thank-you to patrons for their support. Organized by the town’s Chamber of Commerce, the event is on June 5 from 6:30–9 p.m. Tickets are $25 each or two for $45 and are available at several local spots in town including the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern, Oritani Bank and Wine & Spirit World. HoHoKusChamber.org
Holistic Nutritionist Opens Office in Franklin Lakes
In her new space in Franklin Lakes, certified holistic nutritionist and women’s wellness expert Jessica Groff will offer full nutrition counseling, sustainable eating for weight loss, mindful eating, food sensitivity testing and more. She is also available for personalized family nutrition, group coaching and one-on-one sessions. JessicaGroff.com