Elmhurst Greenmarket

41st Avenue btwn 80th and 81st Streets, Queens [map]
Open Tuesdays, June 7 - November 22 
Market Hours: 8:00 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.

2016 schedule changes: closed 11/3 for Election Day.

Located along an entrance to Elmhurst hospital, visitors to the hospital and neighborhood residents alike flock to the Elmhurst Greenmarket for fresh orchard fruit, vegetables from the "Black Dirt" region of upstate New York, local honey, and freshly baked breads and pastries.

Calendar of Events

On June 28th Cornell Cooperative Extension will return to the Elmhurst Greenmarket to conduct cooking demonstrations and bilingual nutrition education workshops.

Breastfeeding Info Booth Hosted by the Elmhurst Hospital WIC Center
August 2nd, 10am-2pm

We're celebrating World Breastfeeding week by distributing breastfeeding information such as proper position, frequency, nutrition, and more. Join us for prizes and raffles as well!

Kids Craft Corner: Veggie Stamps
August 16th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Sliced fruits and veggies are your tools today for making great works of art! Bring the kids over to the information stand to learn how. 

Kids Craft Corner: Flower or Fruit?
August 23rd, 10:30am-12:30pm

It’s a game of “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”… but for plants! Learn what part of the plant you’re really eating when you bite into your favorite vegetable.

Farmers

Apple State Hill Top Family Farm Honey and eggs from Sullivan County, NY (every other week)
Fresh Radish Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty produce, and herbs from Orange County, NY
Gajeski Produce Vegetables from Suffolk County, NY
Hot Bread Kitchen Multi-ethnic artisan breads and tortillas from New York County, NY
Meredith's Bakery Baked goods from Ulster County, NY
R & G Produce Vegetables from Orange County, NY
Terhune Orchards Orchard fruit from Dutchess County, NY

Managers

Eduardo was born and raised in the beautiful landscapes of Chilean Patagonia. After having worked in the Chilean Coast Guard for ten years, he moved to New Jersey. He started his experience with Greenmarket last winter as a volunteer, where he assisted one of the Market Managers with outreach at the office and then with the markets around Brooklyn and Queens. In his free time, he maintains a small garden with some seasonal vegetables and he likes trail running, climbing and other outdoor activities.

 


 
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 an lover of the arts be they literary, visual or musical, and it is the scents, sounds, colors, and flavors of farm and Greenmarket life that inspire her.

 

 

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.

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Teach

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.