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Jackson Heights Greenmarket

34th Ave at 78th St, Queens [map]
Open Sundays, year-round
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (winter hours 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)


GrowNYC's Textile Recycling: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Compost Collection with BIG!Compost: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (new extended hours!)

Cash, EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, WIC Vegetable & Fruit checks & FMNP coupons accepted.

Located in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the city, the recently expanded Jackson Heights Greenmarket is the largest and busiest Greenmarket in Queens. Wrapping around the edge of Travers Park, this bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop, enjoy the lively scene, and meet and greet their neighbors. The Friends of Travers Park designated 78th a "playstreet" where they host family-friendly events each Sunday adjacent to the market. Reflecting the culinary diversity of the neighborhood, the Jackson Heights market offers a broad selection of vegetables, fruit, eggs, fish, honey, chicken and specialty Mexican produce.

Calendar of Events

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

 

Farmers

Attending Year Round
American Seafood
Wild caught seafood from Suffolk County, NY
Anthony Road Winery Wines from Yates County, NY (every other week)
Consider Bardwell Farm Goat milk cheeses from Rutland County, VT
DiPaola Turkeys Turkey from Mercer County, NJ
Francesca's Bakery Breads and baked goods from Middlesex County, NJ 
Holy Schmitt's LLC, Philip A Schmitt & Sons Farm Fresh and prepared horseradish from Nassau County, NY
Hot Bread Kitchen Multi-ethnic artisan breads and tortillas from New York County, NY
Hudson Valley Duck Farm Heritage breed ducks and duck products from Sullivan County, NY
John D Madura Farm Vegetables from Orange County, NY
Madura Farms Vegetables from Orange County, NY
Maple Avenue Farms/Sun Fed Beef Grass fed and grain finished Angus beef from Madison County, NY
Maynard Farms & Orchards Orchard fruit from Ulster County, NY 
Nature's Way Farms Honey & candles from Chemung County, NY
Phillips Farms Vegetables from Hunterdon County, NJ
Ronnybrook Dairy Milk, yogurt, butter, and ice cream from Columbia County, NY
Sawkill Farm Vegetables, berries, eggs, and pork from Dutchess County, NY
Tello's Green Farm Eggs and vegetables from Dutchess County, NY

Attending Growing Season Only
Deep Mountain Maple Maple Syrup and candy from Orleans County, VT 
Lani's Farm Vegetables from Burlington County, NJ
Nolasco’s Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty produce & herbs from Warren County, NJ; A New Farmer Development Project participant
R & G Produce LLC vegetables from Orange County, NY


Manager

Laura was born and raised in New York, and always felt torn between her love of farming and nature and wanting to be in her hometown, close to family and friends.  Working for Greenmarket as a third-year manager and outreach coordinator has given her the opportunity to be around farmers, spend her days outdoors and help connect people to the process of where their food comes from.  Prior to coming to Greenmarket, Laura worked with gender issues in the non-profit sector, and holds an M.A. in International Development.  Laura is a hobby beekeeper, gardener, and avid traveler.  She has farmed in England, Japan and locally in Connecticut.  She hopes to one day have her own farm. But in the meantime, she’s enjoying spending her days at market, seeing the seasons change through fresh, local food.