I'm not usually one to extol the virtues of state departments in New Jersey government. However the NJ Department of Agriculture and it's Jersey fresh program does an excellent job of promoting our amazing farmers and farm families and their delicious produce every year. It's not until you leave The Garden State and spend some time in most any other state in the country do you realize how awesome, unique and plentiful our produce is.

Go to one of the many bustling farm markets or roadside stands this time of year and look for the Jersey Fresh logo on the products you buy and you can bet it's the best on the shelf. Be sure to look for the logo in your local supermarket too. Once a year someone from the Dept. of Ag. comes buy and drops off a basket of goodies and today was the day!

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