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Fresh Food Box Program
Fresh Food Box is a prepackaged bag containing 7 to 9 types of locally-grown produce

Get Fresh Food Box: go to a site during distribution hours, preorder and pay, pick up your bag the following week

Payment accepted: credit/debit, EBT (foodstamps), cash, Healthbucks

Cost: $10 per bag at community partner locations listed below

For more information about the Fresh Food Box program, e-mail ntucker@grownyc.org or call 212-788-3581

Fresh Food Box Map

GrowNYC's Fresh Food Box Program is a food access initiative that allows underserved communities to purchase fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce in pre-packed boxes containing the best of what’s seasonally available on regional farms. Fresh Food Box customers can take advantage of the cost benefits of buying in a group, and enjoy the quality and variety of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share with the flexibility to buy by the week rather than by the season.

From July through November, GrowNYC distributes Fresh Food Boxes in collaboration with community partner organizations at 16 sites in NYC. To participate, customers pre-order bags one week in advance on the designated distribution day, and the next week pick up their Fresh Food Box containing 7-9 seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as information on how to store and prepare the produce. Customers can pay in cash, credit/debit, and EBT/SNAP benefits. To participate, please go one of the sites listed below during distribution hours on the appointed day to sign-up and pay for a Fresh Food Box to be picked up the following week.

The first week of signups begin the week of July 7. The first distribution date is the following week of July 14. Find a Fresh Food Box site near you, below!

Sample Fresh Food Boxes:

2014 Fresh Food Box Locations

Fresh Food Box Map

BROOKLYN

 

ACE Head Start
1419 & 1423 Broadway
Wednesdays, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Partner: Farm to Preschool

Bed-Stuy Food Box
Halsey Street Community Gardens
462 Halsey Street
Saturdays, 11am – 2:30 pm
Community Partner: Halsey Community Garden

North Brooklyn YMCA
570 Jamaica Avenue
Fridays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: YMCA of New York

Bishop Sexton Head Start
933 Herkimer Street
Wednesdays, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Partner: Farm to Preschool

QUEENS

 

Queensbridge Fresh Food Box
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House
1025 41st Avenue, Long Island City
Tuesdays, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Community Partners: Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House

 

BRONX

 

1199 Future of America Learning Center
2500 Creston Avenue
Wednesdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Farm to Preschool

Belmont Community Day Care Center
2340 Cambreleng Avenue
Wednesdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Farm to Preschool

BronxWorks
1130 Grand Concourse
Thursdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: BronxWorks

Claremont Neighborhood Center
489 East 169th Street
Wednesdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Claremont Healthy Village Initiative

MANHATTAN

 

Two Bridges
265 & 275 Cherry Street
Thursdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, Inc.

air Harlem
140 West 140th Street
Tuesdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: air Harlem

Union Johnson Early Learning Center
1829 Lexington Ave
Tuesdays, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Partner: Farm to Preschool

Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street
Tuesdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
331 East 70th Street
Tuesdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Hudson Guild Children’s Center
459 West 26th Street
Thursdays, 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Farm to Preschool