97th Street Greenmarket

97th St between Columbus & Amsterdam, Manhattan [map]
Open Fridays, Year-round
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

GrowNYC's Textile Recycling: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
GrowNYC's Food Scrap Composting: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 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.

One of the longest running year-round markets in the Greenmarket program, the 97th Street market has been serving the diverse population of the Upper West Side for over 25 years. Located on a wide cross-town street, the peak of the season finds this market teeming with produce from southern New Jersey, Orange County, NY, and the Hudson Valley available, as well as eggs, grass-fed meat, fish, cheese, and more. In the winter, some farmers take leave, while others brave the elements and help keep the neighborhood stocked with local produce throughout the colder months.

Calendar of Events

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

Beginning July 9th, 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. Every participant over 18 years of age will receive a $2 Health Bucks coupon for attending the workshop to use towards the purchase of fruits and vegetables.

Farmers

Attending Year Round
Bakers Bounty Breads & pastries from Union County, NJ 
Consider Bardwell Farm Goat milk cheeses from Rutland County, VT
DiPaola Turkeys Turkey from Mercer County, NJ
Gajeski Produce Field and greenhouse grown vegetables from Suffolk County, NY
Las Delicias Patisserie Baked goods from Queens County, NY
Locust Grove Farms Orchard fruit, berries, grapes and squash; cider and baked goods from Ulster County, NY; one of Greenmarket`s founding farmers in 1976.
Millport Dairy cheddar cheese, beef, pickles and baked goods from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Pura Vida Fisheries Wild-caught fish and seafood from Suffolk County, NY
Red Jacket Orchards Apples, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches, berries from Ontario County, NY
Ronnybrook Farm Dairy Milk, yogurt, butter and ice cream from Columbia County, NY
She Wolf Bakery Fresh baked breads from Kings County, NY
Sun Fed Beef Grass fed and grain finished Angus beef from Madison County, NY
Two Guys From Woodbridge Certified Organic lettuces and greens from New Haven County, CT

Attending Growing Season Only
Amantai Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty produce, free-range poultry, honey, herbs, and eggs from Lehigh County, PA
Bradley Farms Vegetables and pork from Ulster County, NY
Cedar Hill Farm/Kernan Farms Vegetables from Cumberland County, NJ
J&A Bialas Farm Vegetables from the black dirt of Orange County, NY

Manager

As a New York City native Royal was born and raised in Greenwich Village. He received a bachelors degree in Environmental Studies from NYU and an Associates degree from the Culinary Institute of America. His passion is to bridge these two worlds by supporting and showcasing the amazing farmers in this region, and to ultimately make local, sustainable food more accessible to more people. You can find him at Tompkins Square, 97th street and Abingdon Square cooking up something delicious.

On Monday, July 11, we launched the “Oh SNAP!” educational campaign with a live mural painting on a Greenmarket, Co. delivery truck. The “Oh SNAP!” campaign was designed to draw attention to the fact that GrowNYC’s network of Greenmarkets accept electronic benefits cards (EBT) and shoppers can use their SNAP benefits to purchase farm-fresh produce from the region’s mid-sized family farmers.

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