More Info about “Peaches & Pride” and the 5th Annual Perfect Peach Pie Contest
August 14, 2016
It’s time for the Riverview Farmers Market’s 5th Annual Perfect Peach Pie Contest, sponsored by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council, and we’re expanding to make the day bigger and better than ever!
Sunday, August 21 is the Market’s celebration of “Peaches & Pride.” The 15th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival is taking place August 21-29, so we’re also teaming up with co-sponsor Jersey City Pride.
As usual, the day will include live music and delicious food as well as the Peach Pie Contest! (If you’re interested in entering the contest, please see here for information and registration forms.)
Here’s the schedule of events:
Annual Perfect Peach Pie Contest
**Peach Pie Entries must be registered by 11:30 AM. Judging begins at noon. Prizes (donated by local businesses) will be awarded at 1 PM!**
10:30 AM: Kids’ Craft Activity (free)
11:00 AM: Yoga in the Park. Yoga in the Heights outdoor yoga class (by donation)
12:15-1:00 PM: Zydeco Revelators
1:00-3:00 PM: DJ DeReal Finkin
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Slow Fashion FFFARS Used Footwear Drive: donate your gently used footwear and raise money for local non-profit organizations.
Prizes will be donated by sponsors and local businesses including Modcup coffee co., Andreas Salumeria, Yoga in the Heights, The Lucky Honeybee, The Corkscrew Bar & Grill, A Little Gelato, and Rizzo’s Bakery and Pizzeria.
Our vendors Dolce Semifreddo, Bread & Spoon, and Jersey City Veggie Burgers will be offering special peach-themed items, and if you still haven’t had your fill of peaches, you can buy some from our farmer vendors, Alstede Farms, Stony Hill Farms, and RH Farm.
See you on Sunday! In the meantime, spread the word to your friends and neighbors in the Heights!