Bensonhurst Greenmarket

18th Ave btwn 81st & 82nd Streets, Brooklyn [map]
Open Sundays, June 5 - November 20 

Market Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cash, EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, WIC Vegetable & Fruit checks & FMNP coupons accepted.

Health Bucks are here! EBT users -- for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a $2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables.

Located inside Milestone Park, this Sunday market brings the Chinese, Italian, and Hispanic population from the multiethnic neighborhood of Bensonhurst together to enojoy a relaxing Sunday in the park, play dominoes, catch up with friends, and shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, honey and specialty Mexican herbs. 

Calendar of Events

Community activities, cooking demonstrations and recipe exchanges will add to the diverse nature of this market.

Beginning July 10th, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Stellar Farmers’ Markets Program will conduct weekly bilingual nutrition education workshops and cooking demonstrations at this market. 

Farmers

Breezy Hill Orchards Pears, apples, cider, and baked goods from Dutchess County, NY
El Poblano Vegetables and specialized Mexican herbs and vegetables from one of the last remaining farms in the city of New York, in Richmond County; A New Farmer Development Project Participant
Kernan Farms Vegetables from Cumberland County, NJ
Knoll Krest Farm Eggs, pasta, soups, and baked goods from Dutchess County, NY
Nature's Way Farm Honey and candles from Chemung County, NY

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This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York State's investment of $15 million in the construction of a new Greenmarket Regional Food Hub in the Bronx. The hub, which will be used by GrowNYC's Greenmarket Co. program, will be a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot facility that will greatly increase New Yorkers' access to the freshest, most nutritious locally grown food the region has to offer.

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