Mosholu Gate on Southern Boulevard between Mosholu Parkway and Bedford Park Boulevard, Bronx [map]
inside NYBG Mosholu Gate
Open Wednesdays, 6/18 to 11/26
Market Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & FMNP Coupons accepted.
Starting July 3rd - Health Bucks - for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a $2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables.
Located inside the New York Botanical Garden near Library Allee at the Mosholu Gate entrance, admission to NYBG is free Wednesdays, so visitors, employees, and community residents have access to the beautiful grounds while they shop for farm-fresh produce. In addition, there is free parking for Greenmarket shoppers on Wednesdays. Shop the bounty of seasonal vegetables, orchard fruits and berries picked at their peak of ripeness, a wide selection of fragrant herbs, cider, homemade pies and more.
Cooking demonstrations, recipe exchanges, and raffles as well as educational programming will take place in the market throughout the season.
All programs take place at the Greenmarket, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., except where noted.
July 9, August 13, September 10, and October 8
Take home some tips from the NYC Compost Project on how to recycle garden trimmings and food scraps into a nutritious amendment for garden soil.
July 9—Indoor Composting with a Worm Bin
August 13—Outdoor Composting
September 10—Troubleshooting: Common Compost Problems
Body Mass Index Screenings and Health Education
June 18, July 9 & 23, August 6 & 20, September 3 & 17, and October 8 & 22
Montefiore Community and Population Health will provide free body mass index (BMI) screenings as well as nutritional counseling on how to stay healthy.
The Children's Aid Society: Go!Healthy
July 2 & 30
The Children's Aid Society Staff will be on hand to teach about gardening, cooking, and food justice as well as providing healthy recipes and nutrition information. Participate in a fun activity about food justice and grab a tasty snack!
Bronx Green-Up Community Gardening
July 16, August 17, and September 15
Stop by the Bronx Green-Up table for information on community and school gardening. Learn about volunteer opportunities in your neighborhood! Pick up a schedule of free workshops taking place throughout the Bronx, or grab a few seasonal garden tip sheets. Community gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions.
July 16—Herbs Demonstration
August 17—The Importance of Pollinators
September 15—Seed Saving Demonstration
Acevedo's Farm Vegetables from Orange County, NY.
Gajeski Produce Vegetables from the North Fork of Long Island, Riverhead, NY.
Meredith's Bakery Baked goods from Ulster County, NY.
Red Jacket Orchards Fruits and fresh juice from Ontario County, NY.
Benjamin Duignan is a New York City native, born and raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. He is a graduate of The International Culinary Center’s premier Farm-To-Table class and has worked as a line cook in NYC kitchens and on Cape Cod since 2012. His most recent position was market forager and line cook at Blue HIll Restaurant in NYC and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, where he worked to source and showcase the outstanding products found at Greenmarkets around the city. He is the Market Manager at the New York Botanical Gardens Greenmarket in the Bronx, and EBT Coordinator at both Cortelyou and Ft. Greene Greenmarkets in Brooklyn. In his spare time he enjoys coffee, foraging at the Greenmarket, and quiet evenings in with his cat.