Kensington Youthmarket

Ft. Hamilton Pkwy btwn E. 5th and E. 4th, Brooklyn [map]
Opens Saturdays, June 4 - November 19
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & FMNP Coupons accepted.

Now in its fifth season, the Kensington Youthmarket has become a bustling community destination sited in front of the Brooklyn Public Library on Ft. Hamilton Parkway. This market not only provides a source of farm-fresh produce on one of Kensington's main thoroughfares.

Youthmarket Suppliers:

The Youthmarket sources all of its food from Greenmarket Co., a wholesale distribution service offered by GrowNYC. Greenmarkt Co. is designed to bring the freshest, highest-quality regionally grown farm products to the New York City community. Youthmarket’s produce is grown by the following farms:
 
Cassaday Farms – Monroeville, NJ
Cayuga Pure Organics – Brooktondale, NY
Champlain Valley Milling – Westport, NY
Dagele Brothers Produce – Florida, NY
Davenport Farms – Stone Ridge, NY
De Meyer Farm – Hilton, NY
Farmer Ground Flour – Trumansburg, NY
Handsome Brook Farm – Various locations throughout New York
LynOaken Orchards – Medina, NY
Marolda Farm – Vineland, NJ
Maine Grains – Skowhegan, ME
Mead Orchards – Tivoli, NY
Muzzarelli Farms – Vineland, NJ
North Country Farms – Watertown, NY
Pastore Orchards – Elm, NJ
Platte Creek Maple Farm – Saugerties, NY
Prospect Hill Orchards – Milton, NY
Reeves Farm – Baldwinsville, NY
Remembrance Farm – Trumansburg, NY
Sarah Nicolosi and Sons – Swedesboro, NJ
Satur Farms – Cutchogue, NY and Palm City, FL (Dec - March)
Sorbello Farms – Woolwich Township, NJ
S&SO – Florida, NY
Toigo Orchards – Shippensburg, PA
Tremblay Apiaries – Van Etten, NY
Willow’s Cranberries – Wareham, MA
Wilklow Orchards – Highland, NY

 

Youthmarket Partners:
Councilmember Brad Lander

 

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York State's investment of $15 million in the construction of a new Greenmarket Regional Food Hub in the Bronx. The hub, which will be used by GrowNYC's Greenmarket Co. program, will be a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot facility that will greatly increase New Yorkers' access to the freshest, most nutritious locally grown food the region has to offer.

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Teach

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.