Prospect Park West & Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn [map]
Northwest corner of Prospect Park
Open Saturdays Year Round
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2014 Schedule Changes: Thanksgiving week the market will be open Wednesday 11/26 and Saturday 11/29.
EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & FMNP checks accepted.
EBT/Debit/Credit accepted 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Founded in 1989, Grand Army Plaza is Greenmarket's flagship Brooklyn market, and the second largest market in the program, behind Union Square. Located at the northwest entrance to beautiful Prospect Park and just steps from the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. This community destination brings together a mix of shoppers from the nearby neighborhoods of Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, and beyond. Runners, dog-walkers, families, singles and foodies all converge to buy from the huge array of farm fresh products, and to participate in the programming and cooking demonstrations that take place every Saturday all year long.
Every Saturday Come listen to music by local artists, learn facts about featured market produce, take home market recipes, watch cooking demonstrations by local chefs and the market manager, and participate in family friendly activities!
Every Saturday, 10am to 12pm
July 19th through August 30th (weather permitting)
Summer Story Hour with Brooklyn Public Library
Now you can get your summer reading in and grocery shopping done all at your neighborhood market. Join us under the cherry tree at the entrance to the park. Children of all ages are welcome! Rain location: Children’s Library at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza.
Saturday, August 30th 10am to 12pm
Stories á la Mode with Brooklyn Public Library and Four & Twenty Blackbirds
What better way to ease back into the school year than with a slice of pie and stories from your favorite pie-bakers and librarians? Join us under the cherry tree for the final installment of Summer Story Hour with BPL, free samples of Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie (while supplies last), and a special reading of the classic nursery rhyme, Sing a Song of Sixpence. Afterwards, head over to the Library Café for lunch!
Saturday, September 20th, 10am to 1pm
Seafood Cooking Demonstration with Hiroko Shimbo
Hiroko Shimbo, author of The Sushi Experience and Hiroko’s American Kitchen, will demonstrate how Japanese culinary techniques can be applied to the seafood available in our region. She’ll be joined by Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish Co, from Mattituck, NY. For over 25 years, Stephanie and her husband Alex have supplied Greenmarkets in Brooklyn and Manhattan with the local seafood caught from their boat, the Blue Moon, off Eastern Long Island.
Arcadian Pastures Meats and poultry from Schoharie County, NY
Bad Seed Cider Hard apple cider from Ulster County, NY
Baker's Bounty Breads & pastries from Union County, NJ
Blue Moon Fish Wild, seasonal fish and shellfish, including flounder, tuna, swordfish, mackerel, bluefish, striped bass, monkfish, squid, lobsters, clams and mussels, Suffolk County, NY (out winter)
Body and Soul Baked goods from New York County, NY
Bradley Farms Vegetables from Ulster County, NY
Bread Alone Breads; pastries from Ulster County, NY
Buon Pane Baked goods from Hudson County, NJ
Buzzard Crest Vineyards Wine and grapes from Yates County, NY (growing season only)
Castello di Borghese Wines from Suffolk County, NY
Cato Corner Farm Aged, raw milk cows cheeses in New London County, CT
Cayuga Pure Organic Dry beans and grains from Tompkins County, NY
DiPaola Turkeys Turkey from Mercer County, NJ
Divine Brine Foods Pickled products and chutneys from Suffolk County, NY
Evolutionary Organics Certified Naturally Grown vegetables from Ulster County, NY
Fresh Radish Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty produce, and herbs from Orange County, NY, New Farmer Development Project participant
Holy Schmitt's Homemade Horseradish Fresh and prepared horseradish from Nassau County, NY
Hudson Valley Duck Farm Heritage breed ducks and duck products from Sullivan County, NY
Kernan Farms Vegetables from Cumberland County, NJ (growing season only)
Lebak Farm Cut flowers from Burlington County, NJ (growing season only)
Lynnhaven Farm Goat cheese and yogurt from Ulster County, NY
Madura Farms Mushrooms from Orange County, NY
Martins' Pretzels Hard pretzels from Lancaster County, PA.
Nature's Way Farms Honey & candles from Chemung County, NY
Phillips Farms Vegetables from Hunterdon County, NJ
Roaming Acres, So Fun Farms Ostrich & emu eggs, ostrich meat and bison from Sussex County, NJ
Ronnybrook Farm Dairy Milk, yogurt, butter and ice cream from Columbia County, NY
Scarborough Fields & Flowers Plants from Orange County, NY (growing season only)
Tello's Green Farm Eggs and vegetables from Dutchess County, NY
Tree-Licious Orchard & Bakery Orchard fruit and baked goods from Warren County, NJ
Wilklow Orchards Orchard fruit, beef and pork from Ulster County, NY
Williams Fruit Farm Orchard fruit from Ulster County, NY
Willow Wisp Organic Farm Organic vegetables from Wayne County, PA
Wood Homestead Maple syrup, sorgum syrup, chicken and vegetables from Schoharie County, NY
Natalia Gutierrez is a native of Colombia and has lived in the United States since 1999. She studied architecture and construction management and worked in the field, but it wasn't until moving to New York in 2012 that she began to explore her real passion: sustainable food. She took a sustainable development course at Dancing Rabbit, an Ecovillage in Rutledge, Missouri and volunteered with Edible Schoolyard NYC and GrowNYC. She is currently doing an apprenticeship with the Ecostation:NY at Bushwick campus farm and will pursue a Masters in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management this Fall 2014. She is an animal lover, loves to explore new recipes and ingredients, travel and be surrounded by family. She envisions a world where everyone lives in harmony with nature and each other!
Winnifred Lee: Winnifred Lee grew up in a house in Brooklyn. With the subway rumbling in the back, she watched her mom cultivate various Asian vegetables in the front yard and ate amaranth on a regular basis. In 2010, after a couple of years working in the corporate world, she left for a farm in Vermont and hasn't looked back. Her farming adventures have brought her to Wassaic (Dutchess County), Riverhead (Suffolk County) and even on Randall's Island here in NYC. She is passionate about food sovereignty, cooking and eating delicious food, working with children and running through sprinklers.