Farmers Market FAQ

Farmers Market Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If you’re new to the world of farmers market shopping, you may have a few questions or feel intimidated by the wide variety of new fruits, vegetables and other products you’ve never seen before. Fiorentino’s Farm Market has been a Hammonton, NJ staple for over eight generations. We’ve highlighted some of the most common Farmers Market FAQ with answers explained by our expert staff. Review the questions below or call 609-561-0300 for more information or to address anything not listed below.

Fiorentino's Farm Market Local Farmers Market FAQ & Tips

Local Produce Market Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How can I best prepare for my trip to the farmer’s market?

A trip to the farmers market is nothing compared to your usual grocery store shopping outing. To get the most out of your experience make sure you arrive early, embrace foods you’re unfamiliar with, ask questions and pack reusable bags and/or a cooler if it’s a long ride.

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What is the difference between your farmer’s market & local grocery store?

Fiorentino’s Farmers Market embraces the true concept of a local farmers market. We carry a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs and other such fresh items, but you can also find grocery store items such as snacks, butter, coffee creamers, juices, cheese and more.

Is your market produce only?

No! Although we are primarily a seasonal produce market, we also offer a variety of baked goods, beverages, dairy, jarred products and even seasonal offerings during fall, Halloween and Christmastime.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, as well as cash. No personal checks.

What are your hours of operation?

Our current hours of operation are 7AM – 8AM, 7 days per week. Check out website regularly or call 609-561-0300 to confirm as our hours change depending on the season.

How do I know what’s in season?

Refer to our Seasonal Produce Availability List to enjoy fresh New Jersey produce during their peak season.

How can I extend the life of my produce?

While fruits, vegetables and herbs are always better fresh, there are several tricks to extend the life of your seasonal produce. Besides freezing, you can turn your produce into pasta sauce, jams & jellies, pickling, canning and so much more!

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Is your market pet-friendly?

While we love dogs of all breeds and sizes, for the health and safety of our patrons we ask that you leave your pup at home. Of course, service dogs are welcome!

Do you have weekly specials?

We do our best to keep our prices low and competitive daily, but we often run specials and sales on select products and produce. Check out Weekly Farmers Market Specials daily as they’re always changing & updating; available only while supplies last.

What are the benefits of buying from a local farmer’s market?

There are endless benefits to shopping at a local farmers market including the affordability, wide variety and ability to support the local community.

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