Monday, May 25, 2020

Mercer County restaurant guide: who’s open, who’s delivering, what’s new

The latest information we have gathered on area restaurants, including contact info, pick-up and delivery options, specials, and more

West Windsor Community Farmers Market to open next Saturday

The West Windsor Farmers Market will be opening for its 17th season on Saturday, May 16.

Restaurants and their suppliers add groceries to the menu

Local businesses across the region have taken on the task of providing products from their pantries and warehouses to residents.

Climate unpredictability puts New Jersey farmers in fight for survival

Since the mid-1990s, the Northeast has been getting wetter and wetter, with heavy rains splashing farms with quantities of water previously unseen. Farmers can’t get out onto drenched fields to work, waterlogged earth has led to disease, soil has eroded, populations of pests have exploded, and plants haven’t been given the right conditions to grow.

Introducing Mercer Eats: a new resource for food and dining news

Our new Facebook page is a resource for anyone seeking food and dining news in the greater Mercer County area

Aunt Chubby’s in Hopewell opens outdoor free food pantry

The pantry, filled with donations from members of the community, is part of HVRSD’s mobile pantry project, and is now open to the public.

Unionville Vineyards to donate profits to healthcare workers

Unionville Vineyards is donating all profits from sales of Dry Riesling in April and May to support front line healthcare workers.

Starting tonight: masks required in NJ restaurants, while on public transit

New guidelines go into effect at 8 p.m. for the NJ restaurant industry as well as NJ Transit and affiliated transportation providers

TeesForTips fundraiser helps workers bear with COVID-19 pandemic

A local startup has come up with a colorful way to represent the COVID-19 pandemic, putting the image of a pastel teddy bear sporting a face mask on T-shirts and sweatshirts.

Free farmers market in Bordentown Saturday, April 11 for those in need

Free containers of mixed produce from local farms will be available one per car from 1 to 3 p.m. in the high school parking lot