Thursday, June 1st, kicks off the very first season of Bradley Fresh Farmers & Artisans Market at Riley Park in Bradley Beach, NJ. The market is a collaboration between the Fresh Markets team and Nicole Kienlen, Director of Tourism for Bradley Beach, NJ. “The community has been asking for me to assist in bringing a market to the town since I took the position as tourism director. Everyone is very excited it’s finally coming, and we are so grateful to have the help of the Asbury Fresh team!” – said Kienlen.
Bradley Fresh is the second sister market of the Asbury Fresh Farmers and Artisans Market that started back in 2012. The first sister market being Belmar Fresh which started in 2016. Brian Sienkiewicz Product Manager for the Fresh Markets said “I started of as a vendor myself in 2014 with Fresh Markets and had so much fun selling alongside some many great farmers and crafters. I am so grateful Bret Morgan, Founder of Fresh Markets, approached me with the opportunity to become part of the Fresh Markets team and the chance to partner with Nicole Kielen to kick of the very first season of Bradley Fresh!”
Bradley Fresh will host a variety of vendors that include Robson Farm LLC, Lanza’s Nursery, Martenette Farm, Ophelia Moon Jewelry, Cookman Creamery, LRO Designs, Hawaiian Husky Shaved Ice and more! “We are really looking forward to vending at Bradley Beach and getting to know another beach community! We started at Asbury Park as their “peach person” which was so much fun. We can’t wait to share our peaches plus all of the the other veggies, fruit and flowers we grow!” said Rose Robson of Robson Farm, LLC.
Team Fresh will also be partnering up with local businesses around Bradley Beach by having one guest business each week at the market. These businesses include Panchos & Juanchos, Village Tobacco, Paws & Anchor and more! These businesses will offer demos, samples and a chance for customers to interact with the owners.
In addition the market will also offer live music each Thursday evening during the entire 2017 season. Stu Coog, Joe Henderson. Jet Weston & The Atomic Ranch Hands, We Are Ghosts Now are just a few of the musicians that will be performing at Bradley Fresh.
Bradley Fresh is more than just your average farmers and makers market, it is a place to eat fresh, shop local, feel good and have lots of fun! There will be something for everyone!
The seasonal market will be held every Thursday, 5PM to 9PM from June 1st thru August 31st at Riley Park (Main St. & Brinley Ave) in Bradley Beach, NJ.
Potential vendors can still register for any of the 4 Fresh Markets by visiting www.bradleyfresh.com More information can also be found by following Bradley Fresh facebook page https://www.facebook.com/bradleybeachfresh/ and Bradley Fresh Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/bradleybeachfresh/