41st Avenue btwn 80th and 81th Streets, Queens [map]
Open Tuesdays, 6/4/13 to 12/17/13
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & Senior FMNP Coupons accepted.
EBT/Debit/Credit accepted 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
WIC X 2 Program: Beginning November 1, Greenmarket shoppers spending their $6, $10 or $15 Fruit and Vegetable checks receive an equal amount in FREE Greenmarket Bucks to spend on Fruits and Vegetables. November 1-December 15, while supplies last.
Located along an entrance to Elmhurst hospital, neighbors flock to this bastion of local produce to shop for orchard fruit picked at its peak of ripeness, hearty vegetables grown in the nutrient-rich soil of Orange County's "Black Dirt" region, and excellent freshly baked bread, pastries and granola. Whether stopping to pick up flowers as a get well gift, or filling a market basket with fresh food, the Elmhust Greenmarket functions as an icon of healthy living, offering recipes and cooking demonstrations to entice even the most timid of eaters and home cooks.
Community activities, cooking demonstrations and recipe exchanges add to the diverse nature of this market.
Cooking demonstrations and nutrition education provided by Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Greenmarket Loyalty Club begins the first week of August. Sign up at the Greenmarket Information Tent and check-in with the Market Manager each week for a chance to win a market shopping spree!
Tuesday, August 20, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Featured Item: Hot Peppers
It’s high summer, which means hot peppers are in season! Visit the market info tent to learn about the varieties grown locally and sold at the Elmhurst Greenmarket. Try free samples, pick up recipes, and take some peppers home to cook with yourself.
Free Food Stamp Screenings
Throughout the summer Greenmarket and community partners will host free food stamp screenings at the market. Visit the market info tent to find out if you are eligable for SNAP benefits on the following dates and times:
Tuesday, August 20, 11 .am. - 2 p.m.
Apple State Hill Top Family Farm Honey and eggs from Sullivan County, NY.
Fresh Radish Farm: Vegetables from Orange County, NY.
Gajeski Produce Vegetables from Suffolk County, NY.
John D Madura Farm Vegetables from Orange 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.