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

Get Fresh Foodbox: 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 Foodbox program, e-mail ntucker@grownyc.org or call 212-788-3581

Fresh Foodbox Map

GrowNYC's Fresh Foodbox 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 Foodbox 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 Foodboxes 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 Foodbox 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 Foodbox 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 Foodbox site near you, below!

Sample Fresh Foodboxes:

2014 Fresh Foodbox Locations

Fresh Foodbox Map

BROOKLYN

 

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

Bed-Stuy Foodbox
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 Foodbox
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, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Community Partner: Farm to Preschool