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Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket

Vernon Blvd & Broadway, Queens [map]
Open Saturdays, 6/7 - 11/22
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Compost Collection with BIG!Compost: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & Senior FMNP Checks accepted
EBT/Debit/Credit accepted 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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.

Calendar of Events

Includes cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities. 

Saturday, June 7th
11AM-3PM
The Second Annual Northwest Queens Food Day

Please join us for City Harvest cooking demonstrations, City Growers youth planting workshops, composting by Build It Green, the first GrowNYC Greenmarket of the season, and much more from local organizations + businesses, working together to build community access to fresh + affordable food. All activities are free + open to the public. The day, in partnership with Socrates’ annual Bike Parade, is a program of the Queens Action Council, a coalition of residents + advocates, amplifying the voices of Western Queens to raise awareness, and collectively build a more just and sustainable food landscape from the ground up. 

Saturday, July 5th
Eat the Rainbow with GrowNYC Greenmarket

In this interactive (and delicious) workshop, find out how easy and beneficial it is to eat a colorful array of farm fresh produce every day, while using a variety of colorful produce from the market, drawing materials, and visual displays.

Farmers

Artisan Oven Central Bakery Breads and baked goods from Bergen County, New Jersey
Ballard's Honey Honey from Delaware 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.
Goodale Farms Vegetables and dairy from Suffolk County, New York
Red Jacket Orchard Orchard fruit and juice from Ontario County, New York


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 an 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.