Holiday Greenmarket Schedule

December 10, 2020
Posted in Greenmarket

Happy Holidays! Greenmarket farmers markets, Fresh Food Box locations have some schedule changes the week of Christmas and New Year's, see below.

GROWNYC FOOD RETAIL SITES HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:
*Please note: some Greenmarket producers may be absent as they celebrate holidays with family and some may be absent due to inclement weather

All Fresh Food Box and Farmstand locations are CLOSED December 24th - January 4th

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21st

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22nd

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23rd

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24th - Christmas Eve

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25th - Christmas Day

  • All Greenmarkets CLOSED
  • All food scrap and clothing collections CLOSED

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26th & SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27th 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28th

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29th 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30th 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31st

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1st - New Year's Day 

  • All Greenmarkets CLOSED
  • All food scrap and clothing collections CLOSED

SATURDAY, JANUARY 2nd & SUNDAY, JANUARY 3rd

GrowNYC Schedule Changes Due to Inclement Weather & COVID-19

December 10, 2020
Posted in GrowNYC

If there are changes to GrowNYC programming or operations due to inclement weather or COVID-19 this blog post will be information central for up-to-the-minute schedule changes. Inclement weather in the city or in the greater region does affect markets; markets may close early, or farmers may not be able to make it into the city.

GrowNYC Greenmarkets and Farmstands
Most winter GreenmarketsFarmstand and Fresh Food Box locations are open and operating on schedule, any changes to the schedule will be listed here. Follow us on social media (links below) or GrowNYC's Union Square Greenmarket app for real-time updates about Union Square. 

Greenmarket Alternative Sales Directory
Many Greenmarket producers are offering a variety of ways to purchase their products, from allowing customers to pre-order and pick up at a market, to direct home delivery and shipping products from their online stores. All of that information is available in one place at GrowNYC Greenmarket Alternative Sales Directory 2020

Food Scrap Composting 
Beginning September, 2020, some Food Scrap Drop-off sites are re-opening. Check our Compost Program webpage for updates.
Sign up for Food Scrap Drop-Off Alerts

Clothing Collections 
Begenning November, 2020, some clothing drop-off sites are re-opening, hosted by Wearable Collections. Check our Clothing Collections webpage for updates.

Student and Adult Tours and Field Trips 
All scheduled adult market tours and DOE school field trips are officially cancelled until further notice

GrowNYC Wholesale
GrowNYC Wholesale (formerly Greenmarket Co.) is operating and providing wholesale distribution to our customers and partners.

Follow us on social media or the app for real-time updates:
GrowNYC Facebook // Instagram
Union Square Greenmarket Daily List of Producers in Attendance // Union Square Greenmarket App
Manhattan Greenmarkets Facebook // Instagram
Queens Greenmarkets Facebook // Instagram
Brooklyn Greenmarkets Facebook // Instagram
Staten Island Greenmarkets Facebook // Instagram
Fresh Food Box Facebook
Farmer and Producer List and Social Media Links

Climate Change Perception Survey - We Need You!

December 9, 2020
Posted in Greenmarket


You are being asked to participate in this research study because you are a customer of Greenmarket. The purpose of this research study is to assess the appropriate technical assistance that will help farmers who sell at NYC Greenmarkets to implement practical, cost-effective, and easily carried out climate adaptation and mitigation practices. 
 

Le invitamos a participar en este estudio de investigación porque usted es cliente de Greenmarket. El propósito de este estudio es entender qué asistencia necesitan los productores de Greenmarkets para incluir prácticas de adaptación y mitigación a cambios climaticos que sean factibles, rentables, y fáciles de implementar en sus sistemas.
 

由于您是Greenmarket的客户,因此请您参加此研究。本研究的目的是评估适当的技术援助,以帮助在NYC Greenmarkets出售产品的农民来实施实用的,低成本且易于实施的气候适应和减缓措施。

Greenmarket Gift Guide

December 1, 2020
Posted in Greenmarket

Holiday gift shopping for the Greenmarket lover is made easy with this list of popular holiday gifts from Greenmarket producers. 

GREENMARKET GIFTS
Greenmarket Merch: Tote bags (many farmers also tell totes!), reusable produce bags, The New Greenmarket Cookbook, 2021 calendar
Greenmarket Tokens: Wooden tokens can be purchased in $5 increments at the information tent at any Greenmarket using a credit or debit card. Tokens can be used like money at most vendors. 
The New Greenmarket Cookbook: Available for sale at Union Square Greenmarket 

SELF CARE
Soaps 
Sachets, Salves, Lip Balms, Lotions, and Body Oils by Lavender by the Bay 
Beeswax Candles from various honey producers
Wool Apparel, Yarn, Hats, Scarves from Catskill Merino and Rosehaven Alpaca
Herbal Tinctures, Teas, and Tisanes from Violet Hill Farm, Furnace Creek Farm, Tweefontein Herb Farm 

DECOR
Wreaths
Decorative Garlic Braids from Keith’s Farm
Poinsettias, Paper Whites, and Orchids
Succulent & Cactus plants from PeTal Plants, Fantastic Gardens, Silva Orchids
Farmstead Wool Blankets and Wall Hangings from Rosehaven Alpaca

TO DRINK
Hard Cider
Wine

Beer and Spirits from GrowNYC's Craft Beverage Pop-up
Egg Nog from Ronnybrook Farm and Ole Mother Hubbert 
Spirits: Gin, Corn Whiskey, Vodka, Unaged Single Malt Whiskey from Orange County Distillery, 1857 Spirits and Hickory Ledges
Beer from From the Ground Brewery, including Pale Ale, Stout and Red Ale
Bitters from Violet Hill Farm

TO EAT
Jams and Preserves
Farmstead Cheeses
Honey 

Herb Wreaths from Stokes
Cookies, Pies and Baked Goods
Maple Syrup, Maple Cotton Candy & Maple Candies

Popcorn from Wildraft Farm and Oak Grove Plantation
Chicken Liver Bourbon Pâté from Yellow Bell Farms 
Soppressata and Cured Chorizo from Walnut Hill
Duck Salami and Prosciutto from Hudson Valley Duck Farm
Bison Jerky from Roaming Acres and Riverine Ranch
Dried & Smoked Chiles & Powdered Spices from Eckerton Hill and Oak Grove Plantation, Lani’s Farm, Campo Rosso, Conuco Farms, Evolutionary Organics, Bradley Farm

Please note, not all of these items are sold at every market location so check the producer line-up to see what products are available at your local Greenmarket.

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