Winter Fresh Food Box Locations December 2015 – May 2016

GrowNYC's Winter Fresh Food Box Program is a food access initiative that allows under served communities the opportunity to purchase a curated selection of fresh, healthy produce; the best of what’s seasonally available. Winter Fresh Food Box customers can take advantage of the cost benefits of buying in a group, and enjoy the quality and variety of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share, with the flexibility of week-to-week purchasing. 

How to Get a Winter Fresh Food Box: go to a site during distribution hours, order and pay, pick up the following week 
Payment accepted: credit/debit, SNAP (foodstamps), cash, Greenmarket Bucks
Cost: $12 per bag at community partner locations listed below
Winter Fresh Food Box Flyer & Map

Winter Fresh Food Box Sites 

BRONX

 

Bronxworks
1130 Grand Concourse, inside -lobby
Wednesdays, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
December 2015
 – May 2016
Community Partner: Bronxworks
Site Coordinator: Max Newland
Location also offers food scrap compost collection

 

MANHATTAN

 

East Harlem 
Uptown Grand Central, 125th Street at Park Avenue, outside the Metro-North station
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

December 2015 – May 2016
Community Partner: NHEMA
Site Coordinator: Carey King & Ellen Knipping

East Harlem District Public Health Office
161-169 East 110th Street, Indoors - Waiting Room
Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

December 2015 – May 2016
Site Coordinator: Sonia Ahuja & Ellen Knipping

Bellevue Hospital
462 1st Avenue, Indoors - The Rotunda
Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
December 2015 – May 2016
Community Partner: Bellevue Hospital
Site Coordinator: Abby Lee, Gabi Cappo, & Siobhan Keys

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
331 East 70th Street, Indoors - 1st Avenue Entrance
Tuesdays 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
December 2015 – May 2016
Community Partner: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
Site Coordinator: Sonia Ahuja & Carey King

1 Centre Street South
Indoors, 9th Floor, South Building
Thursdays 2 pm - 6 pm
December 2015 – May 2016
Community Partner: DCAS & Manhattan Borough President's Office
Site Coordinator: Jayne Henson & Luz Cruz

BROOKLYN

 

Mount Lebanon Baptist Church
228 Decatur Street, indoors - the small chapel
Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
December 2015 – May 2016
Community Partner: Mt Lebanon Baptist Church
Site Coordinator: Luz Cruz & Max Newland

 

Inclement weather in the city or in the greater region does affect markets;  markets may close early, or snow-bound farmers may not be able to make it into the city.

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