168th Street at Fort Washington, Manhattan [map]
Open Tuesdays, 6/3 to 11/25
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
EBT/Food Stamps and WIC & Senior FMNP Coupons accepted.
Neighborhood residents and staff from New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center flock to this Washington Heights market for its bounty of fresh, locally grown offerings. Mexican herbs, peppers, and greens, honey, cheese, juice pressed from ripe orchard fruit, produce grown in the rich soil of Orange County's "Black Dirt" region, pastries and fresh bread make this the perfect market for putting together a healthy lunch or stocking up your larder mid-week. Visit the Market Information tent each week for cooking demonstrations, nutritional information, kids' games and health-related events and activities throughout the season.
Community activities, cooking demonstrations and recipe exchanges will add to the diverse nature of this market.
CHALK - Each week, New York-Presbyterian's Choosing Healthy and Active Lifestyles for Kids leads family friendly activities at market.
Artisan Oven Central Bakery Breads and baked goods from Bergen County, NJ.
Ballard's Honey Honey & bee pollen from Delaware County, NY.
Body and Soul Baked goods and prepared foods from New York County, NY.
Central Valley Farm Raw milk cheeses, butter, eggs, beef, vegetables and tomato sauce from Hunterdon County, NJ.
Morgiewicz Produce A variety of vegetables from Orange County, NY.
Nolasco's Farm A variety of vegetables, plants, and Mexican specialty items from Warren County, NJ.
Prospect Hill Orchard Fruit and farm-baked goods from Ulster County, NY.
Red Jacket Orchard Juices, jams, apples, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches and berries from Ontario County, NY.
Valerie Sesso is a first year market manager and local food enthusiast. Having spent many years working in the restaurant industry, she came on board to promote the local food economy and help educate her community on the importance of fresh and sustainable food. You can find her at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Saturdays and Fort Washington on Tuesdays, cooking up something healthy, fresh & delicious.