Westchester Ave & White Plains Rd [map]
Open Fridays, 6/12 to 11/20
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
GrowNYC's Textile Collection: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
GrowNYC's Compost Collection: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & FMNP checks accepted
EBT/Debit/Credit accepted 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Located on a busy stretch of sidewalk between the train station and two bus stops, the Parkchester Greenmarket transforms this transit hub into a lively community center connecting residents of all ages and backgrounds. Members of this diverse community appreciate the variety of fresh local produce that can now be found right in their neighborhood.
Community activities, cooking demonstrations and recipe exchanges add to the diverse nature of this market.
Starting July 11th: Cooking demonstrations and nutrition education with NYC Department of Health's Stellar Markets program.
El Poblano Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty products, from Richmond County, NY
Gajeski Farm Vegetables from Suffolk County, NY
Nature's Way Farm Honey & candles from Chemung County, New York.
Meredith's Bakery Baked goods from Ulster County, NY
R&G Produce Vegetables from Orange County, NY
Terhune Orchards Orchard fruit from Dutchess County, NY
Winnifred Lee grew up in a house in Brooklyn where her mom grew various Asian greens and squashes in the front yard. Since then she has worked on sustainable farms in Vermont, Dutchess County, Long Island and Randall's Island. Winnifred is excited to use her experience to work with GrowNYC and regional farms to ensure that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, most nutritious locally grown food the region has to offer. She is also passionate about food sovereignty, cooking and eating delicious food, working with children, learning new languages and running through sprinklers.