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Corona Greenmarket

 Roosevelt Ave at 103 Street, Queens [map]
Open Fridays, 7/11 - 11/21
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Last day for Textile Collection: 10/24/14
GrowNYC's Textile Collection: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & Senior FMNP Coupons accepted 8am-2pm.

Situated by Corona Plaza at the foot of the 103rd St-Roosevelt stop on the elevated 7 train, and surrounded by stores and shops, this market serves the diverse surrounding community with farm-fresh produce and family friendly activities that emphasize the importance and benefits of eating fresh, locally grown food. Shop for seasonal vegetables grown in the famous "Black Dirt" region of New York's Orange County, stunning and unique specialty Mexican vegetables and herbs, as well as apples, grapes, cider and fruit juice pressed from locally grown fruit. 

Calendar of Events

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

Every Friday: Come See What’s Cookin’ KIDS! with NYC Department of Health's Stellar Markets program. Come See What’s Cookin’ KIDS! provides FREE food-based activities for children 6 and under. Children explore new fruits and vegetables grown by a local farmer and participate in interactive activities. Topics include: where fruits and vegetables grow, smart snacking, tasting new foods and eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables.

Friday. September 19th 
Eat the Rainbow

Kids and adults learn about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables of all colors. Kids can color in cards of their favorite fruits and veggies to form a vegetable rainbow.

Friday, September 26th
Up-Cycle Day!

Learn how to turn a t-shirt into a Greenmarket shopping bag.

Friday, October 3rd
Featured Item: Cabbage

Friday, October 10th
Guess the weight of the Winter Squash
The greenmarket shopper with the closest guess wins a totebag of market goods the following week. 

Friday, October 17th, 10AM-2PM
Costume Swap Day
Are your children's Halloween costumes from last year collecting dust in the closet? Now's your opportunity to give them away and get some new getups in return.

Friday, October 24th
Big Apple Crunch 2014

Be a part of the “crunch heard round the world”! Grab a free apple slice (while supplies last) and Crunch with us in celebration of Food Day! Learn more here.  

Farmers

Angel Family Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty products, salsas, herbs, and cut flowers from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, NY
Goodale Farms Vegetables and dairy from Suffolk County, NY
J. Glebocki Farms Vegetables from Orange County, NY
Mimomex Farm Vegetables, herbs, Mexican specialty produce and eggs from Orange County, NY
Terhune Orchards Orchard fruit from Dutchess County, NY. J Glebocki Farms: Vegetables from Orange County, NY

Manager

Hana Martinez is a native of Corona, Queens. She is committed to fostering positive change for her hometown and that starts with healthier (and more delicious) lifestyles and with repairing our food system through the support of regional agriculture. Hana has worked on various organic farms and intentional communities along the east coast and Canada. She served as an urban farmer for the Battery Conservancy's Battery Urban Farm project – an experience that made her begin to see every rooftop and vacant lot as an opportunity. Hana is a lover of the arts be they the literary, visual or musical and it is the scents, sounds, colors, and flavors of farm and greenmarket life that inspire her.