Tri-State Area Resources - Programs, Events and Destinations
Places to visit
- Links to small local farms in the Skylands region.
- Sponsors "Buy Fresh Buy Local" open houses in early September at farms in northwest New Jersey.
- Bobolink Dairy, 42 Meadow Burn Road, Vernon, NJ, 973-764-4888; Wed-Fri 12-6, Sat-Sun 9-5; cheeses from 100% grass-fed cows; wood-fired breads.
Sources of organic food
Nutley Nutrition Center (
), 377 Centre Street, Nutley, NJ, 973-667-9446.
Whole Foods Market, 701 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, 973-746.5110,
The Bread Company (
), 113 Walnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 973-509-2525. Sells organic, whole-grain baked items.
Most supermarkets have sections set aside for organic foods. Whenever you purchase organic items from a supermarket, you encourage the managers to expand their selection.
Cooperative buying clubs, such as the Montclair Community Organic Food Co-op (
) , Boxed Organics, and United (
See the section on
("community supported agriculture") or the section on
to find sources of locally produced fresh food.