Union Ave btwn Driggs & N 12th Street, Brooklyn [map]
Open Saturdays, year-round
Market Hours: 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. - 2 p.m.
This much-loved Saturday market, bridges the burgeoning Williamsburg community and long-time Greenpoint Polish communities who come to shop, mingle with neighbors, and enjoy McCarren Park. Open since 1997, this market has adapted to the changing face of the neighborhood while staying true to its loyal customers. People line up ten deep to purchase bottles of fresh milk and yogurt; an array of meat including grass-fed beef, pork, chicken and rabbit draws its own crowd. Seasonal fruit and vegetables are piled high, and honey, preserves, baked goods, eggs, and juice keep the crowds pleased year-round.
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 2nd Saturday of the month, 11:30am
Thinking about preserving the summer bounty but don't know how? Every second Saturday this market season will be dedicated to canning and home preservation, from jams and pickles to using a foodsaver vaccum sealer. Stephen Wade, Greenmarket manager and certified Master Food Preserver, will be on hand to answer questions. Demos begin at 11:30am, so come on by and find out more! See below for canning demo dates:
Saturday, August 9th: Jam making
Saturday, September 13th
Saturday, October 11th
Saturday, November 8th
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
Bodhitree Farm Vegetables from Burlington County, NJ (growing season only)
Body and Soul Baked goods from Kings County, NY
Brandywine Gardens Cactus and succulent plants from Chester County, PA
Consider Bardwell Goat and cows milk cheeses from Rutland County, VT
Cranberry Hall Farm Vegetables from Burlington County, NJ (growing season only)
DiPaola Turkeys Turkey from Mercer County, NJ
Divine Brine Pickled products and chutneys from Suffolk County, NY
Dutchmill Farm Cut flowers and plants from Gloucester County, NJ (growing season only)
Garden of Eve Certified organic produce from Suffolk County, NY
Haywood's Fresh Beef, pork, chicken, and eggs from Columbia County, NY
Healthway Farms Vegetables from Ulster County, NY
Holy Schmitt's Homemade Horseradish Fresh and prepared horseradish from Nassau County, NY
Hot Bread Kitchen Multi-ethnic artisan breads and tortillas from New York County, NY
Madura Farms Mushrooms from Orange County, NY
Maynard Farms & Orchards Orchard Fruit from Ulster County, NY
Nature's Way Farms Honey & candles from Chemung County, NY
Pura Vida Fisheries Wild-caught fish and seafood from Suffolk County, NY
Red Jacket Orchards Apples, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches, berries, and fresh juice from Ontario County, NY
Ronnybrook Farm Dairy Milk, yogurt, butter and ice cream from Columbia County, NY
S & S.O. Produce Farms Vegetables from Orange County, NY. One of Greenmarket`s founding farmers in 1976 (growing season only)
Stephen Wade has begun his first year with the Greenmarket in 2014. Until now, he has been working and volunteering for sustainability and agriculture projects in the New York area and completing his masters in Food Systems from the NYU Food Studies program. A child of California, Stephen enjoys hiking, yoga, and hosting a pop-up bakery and food preservation kitchen, along with slinging coffee, which he does in his non-market days. He is excited to be working for an organization with such a strong core mission of assisting family farms of the Northeast, who helps promote them and those who use their products.