Rockaway Youthmarket

Beach Channel Drive and Beach 58th St, Queens [map]
Saturdays, 7/11 to 11/21
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

The Rockaway Youthmarket provides much needed access to fresh, affordable foods to a community that is still recovering from Hurricane Sandy. GrowNYC is pleased to partner with Rockaway Youth Task Force, who hire the neighborhood youth that run this farmstand.  Participating youth learn small business skills, nutrition education and much more, all while serving their community.

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:
Rockaway Youth Task Force
The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation

 

 

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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