Vernon Blvd & Broadway, Queens [map]
Open Saturdays, 6/1/13 - 11/23/13
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & Senior FMNP Checks 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 inside the Socrates Sculpture Park, this market is at the center of a favorite destination for neighboring communities. Alongside the Park's workshops, yoga classes, sculpture exhibitions and stunning views, the Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket is a great place to spend a Saturday morning. Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly featuring seasonal items from the market, and family friendly activities take place throughout the season.
Includes cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities.
Compost Collection with BIG!Compost - Every Saturday, 10am to 1pm
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!
Saturday, October 19, 11a.m. to 3p.m.
Harvest Fest and Apple Pie Bake-Off
Celebrate the Fall Harvest at market! Meg Cotner of weheartastoria.com and author of Food Lover's Guide to Queens will be conducting a cooking demonstration with ingredients from the market. And do you think you have an homemade apple pie recipe worthy of awards? Enter your home-baked pie (using local apples, of course!) into the competition for a chance to win the title of Best Baker in Queens! Sign up to compete at the Market Information tent starting Saturday, September 28th, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, November 2, 11a.m. to 1p.m.
Leaf Drop and Pumpkin Smash with BIG!Compost and the NYC Compost Project in Queens
Celebrate fall by contributing autumn leaves and Halloween pumpkins to the BIG!Compost seasonal pumpkin smash! Turn what might otherwise go in the trash bin into garden gold. NYC Compost Project staff will be on hand to teach the basics of composting and answer all of your compost questions! To find out more, visit nyc.gov/compost.
Artisan Oven Central Bakery Breads and baked goods from Bergen County, New Jersey
Ballard's Honey Honey from Delaware County, New York
J. Glebocki Farm Vegetables from Orange County, New York
Gonzalez Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty products, and strawberries from Orange County, New York
Goodale Farms Vegetables and dairy from Suffolk County, New York
El Poblano Farm Vegetables and specialized Mexican herbs and vegetables from one of the last remaining farms in the city of New York, in Richmond County.
Red Jacket Orchard Orchard fruit and juice from Ontario County, New York
Brittany Ryan is a recent transplant to the city from Bowling Green, Kentucky. She is passionate about everything that encompasses food - particularly how it can bring so many people together. She recently received her Master's degree in Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities with a focus in food access. She brings this desire for food access combined with her agricultural roots to her work at Greenmarket. She loves to cook and eat, especially with people.