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Peach Party Coming to Maplewood Farmer's Market

By DAVID LACKEY

August 6, 2013 at 12:22 AM

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Next Monday, Aug. 12, the Maplewood Farmer’s Market will celebrate Jersey Peach Month with a "Peach Party."

New Jersey is the fourth-largest peach producer in the United States and Governor Chris Christie has officially declared August to be "Jersey Peach Month.”

The township of Maplewood, in collaboration with the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council, will present an afternoon full of "Peachy" activities, tastings and more.  Market vendors will bring fresh peaches, pies and other products made with the finest peaches of the season.

The Farmer’s Market takes place on Mondays from 2 to 7 p.m., Springfield Avenue at the Indiana Street parking lot.