Westchester Ave & White Plains Rd [map]
Open Fridays, 6/14/13 - 11/22/13
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & FMNP checks accepted
EBT/Debit/Credit accepted 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Health Bucks - for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a $2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables.
WIC X 2 Program: Beginning November 1, Greenmarket shoppers spending their $6, $10 or $15 Fruit and Vegetable checks receive an equal amount in FREE Greenmarket Bucks to spend on Fruits and Vegetables. November 1-December 15, while supplies last.
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.
Greenmarket Frequent Shopper Club
Sign up at the Greenmarket Information Tent and check-in with the Market Manager each week for a chance to win a market shopping spree!
Every Friday: Cooking demonstrations and nutrition education with NYC Department of Health's Stellar Markets program.
Free Food Stamp Screenings
Throughout the summer Greenmarket and community partners will host free food stamp screenings at the market. Visit the market info tent to find out if you are eligable for SNAP benefits on the following dates and times:
Friday, July 26, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
El Poblano Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty products, from Richmond County, NY
Gajeski Farm Vegetables from Suffolk County, NY
Glebocki Farm Vegetables from Orange County, NY
Meredith's Bakery Baked goods from Ulster County, NY
Terhune Orchards Orchard fruit from Dutchess County, NY
Nicole Tucker is a New York native who somehow became crazy about plants, food, farms and gardens. In addition to managing two markets, she also is a site coordinator for a CSA, and runs a small garden design, installation and coaching company. She loves nothing more than to talk about food and gardening with folks. Feel free to stop by with questions, anecdotes, and suggestions.