In May 2015, The History Press published my first book "New Jersey Fresh: Four Seasons from Farm to Table." Part of their American Palate series, it is a collection of recipe ideas and tips for over fifty types of locally grown produce available at farmers markets in the Garden State. A comprehensive list of all the farmers markets in the state is included.

Would you like a signed copy? Order directly from me in my secure shop below.

"New Jersey Fresh: Four Seasons from Farm to Table"

New Jersey's bounty is ripe for the picking. The state boasts thousands of thriving farms, hundreds of CSAs, dozens of community farmers' markets and countless residents dedicated to the locavore lifestyle. Jersey food writer and chef Rachel J. Weston takes a seasonal tour of the state, showcasing the bounty that its down-to-earth farmers, creative artisan producers and innovative chefs produce for their patrons throughout the year. See how globally inspired cuisine representing New Jersey's diverse population is created and adapted using locally sourced products. Savor a juicy August peach, pucker up for a tart cranberry in October and nourish body and soul with local bok choy, asparagus and tomatoes. With local recipes for every season, this book shows why New Jersey is the Garden State.

Add To Cart

"New Jersey Fresh" is available at many independent local booksellers. Paperback and Kindle versions are available on Amazon

Books will be available at all of my culinary classes, speaking engagements and other events. Check the events page for a happening near you. I'd love to personally sign a copy for you.

Sign up for my newsletter for my seasonal recipes and lots more.

PRESS about New Jersey Fresh: - Award-winning journalist turned chef to host programs at SCLSNJ's 10 branches 4/5/2016

Costco Connection - Wintry Mix: Fresh Seasonal Salads for Winter Months by Sarah Tieck January 2016

Edge Magazine - A new book by Rachel Weston digs into New Jersey's Agricultural Bounty by Mark Stewart Nov. 2015

U.S. 1 - Food Writer Rachel Weston Freshening Up Jersey Cooking by Pat Tanner 9/2/2105

Princeton Packet- In the Kitchen with Faith Bahadurian 6/26/15

New Jersey Monthly names New Jersey Fresh best non-fiction summer read 5/28/15

New Jersey Monthly - Table Hopping with Rosie 5/25/15

The Record 5/17/15

Edible Jersey Spring 2015 Issue

The Flavor Chronicles/Chefs in Motion

Asbury Park Press  4/22/15

BC the Mag: Health, Beauty and Fitness

Robson's Farm

Burlington County Library System

Jersey Coastal Live (Listen on demand) 7/29/15
Jersey Coastal Live!  (listen on demand) 5/27/15

Verizion Fios: Spring Salad 7/10/16
Verizon Fios: Asparagus 5/2/16
Chasing News- Blueberries
Chasing News - Strawberries 6/19/15
Tea Talk Real Talk Conversations over Tea 6/13/15