This was the last weekend in August. Next weekend, Labor Day weekend, is the official end of summer and the official start of fall.
New Jersey is known as The Garden State. Beginning in May, red-checkered, road-side stands with their colorful array of local fruits and produce dot road-sides large and small from here to the sea shore. And every visitor to the Jersey Shore returns home with armloads of beef steak tomatoes and Silver Queen corn.