5 Fab Finds at the Port Jeff Farmers Market

Where do you go when you need to stock up on fresh seafood, gourmet olive oil and grain-free treats for Fido? The Port Jeff Farmers Market. No matter what your shopping needs may be, you’ll find it here, along with live music, beautiful water views and a rich maritime vibe that draws in a ton of foot traffic.

With more than 40 vendors selling everything from authentic pierogis to artisan spring rolls to New York-sourced cheeses, why bother going to the store when you can purchase everything you need alfresco?

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Bee Witched Honey

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Bee Witched Honey harvests from several local Long Island hives. Their beautifully decorated stall is filled with pure raw and infused honey you’ll want to add to everything from pancakes to Greek yogurt. There is an array of flavors to choose from like cinnamon, dark chocolate, cranberry and vanilla. Other bee products like lip balms, candles and solid perfumes are also available. Learn more.

TJ’s Salty Spuds

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TJ’s Salty Spuds sells potatoes brought in from Syracuse along with a salty brine to cook them in. Bags of brined potatoes are their main product, but this father/son duo recently added fresh-cut, country salt fries to their offerings. When all you need to do is add water, boil and serve, they become a perfect addition to your weekend barbecue! Learn more.

Stoic Artisans

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Looking for something different? Try a fresh, crisp, refreshing glass of kombucha from Stoic Artisans. Flavors change weekly, but you can always rely on exciting options like Mango Ginger, Cranberry Blueberry and Orange Carrot Jalapeño Habanero. Customers can enjoy cups of it straight from the taps, or take home pint or quart-sized mason jars to enjoy later. Learn more.

Papa’s Country Porch

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Thanks to Papa’s Country Porch, there’s no need to head Out East for pie any more. These delicious country-style pies are made with fresh, wholesome ingredients and no preservatives. The fruit-filled crumb cakes are to die for, but rumor has it that the berry pie is even better. This family run business can be found at several of your favorite farmers markets this year. Learn more.

Sweet Melissa Dips & 1932 Farm To Table

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As the farmers market manager for many local markets, Sweet Melissa understands the importance of clean eating and healthy living. In addition to farm fresh eggs and organic vegetables, she also sells gourmet spice blends which can be used to create dips, rubs, marinades, oils and vinegars. All of the blends are gluten-free, salt-free, sugar-free, dairy-free and vegan-friendly. Learn more.

The Port Jeff Farmers Market is located in the parking lot between The Frigate and Tommy’s Place. It’s open every Sunday from 9-2pm from May 1 through November.

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Denine co-writes the award-winning blog, We Know Stuff, with her sister, Daniele. Visit them, weknowstuff.us.com, for tasty recipes, fun kids crafts, and family-focused lifestyle articles. Twitter @WeKnowStuff_US.