You are here

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. 

September 27, 10am-2pm
Seed Necklaces

Keep a seed close to your heart by making a living seed necklace and watch it grow! 

October 4, 10am to 3pm
Compost Day

Fall is the perfect time to start collecting your "browns" for starting off next years pile. Learn the basics of what to put in and what not to put in your compost. And when the season gets chilly, learn how to keep your thumbs green by keeping an indoor worm bin.

October 11, 11am-12pm
Pickling Season Is Here

Learn how to make a quick cucumber pickle (and grab instructions for the long version too!). Samples will be served at noon.

October 18, 10am to 2pm
Portrait Day
 

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.