Holiday Greenmarket & Textile Collection Schedule

November 19, 2010
Posted in Greenmarket | Tagged thanksgiving

The week of Thanksgiving, all Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday markets will be open. Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, all markets will be closed. Markets will resume their normal schedules on Saturday, November 27.

Some markets have rescheduled their Thursday and Friday dates; details below:

Manhattan

175th Street: Closed Thursday 11/25
97th Street: Open Wednesday, 11/24 + accepting textiles, Closed Friday 11/26,
Bowling Green: Open Wednesday, 11/24, Closed Thursday, 11/25
City Hall: Open Wednesday, 11/24, Closed Friday, 11/26
Columbia: Open Tuesday, 11/23, Closed Thursday, 11/25
Port Authority: Open Wednesday, 11/24, Closed Thursday, 11/25
Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal: Closed Friday 11/26
Tucker Square: Open Wednesday, 11/24, Closed Thursday, 11/25
World Financial Center Battery Park City: Closed Thursday, 11/25

Brooklyn

Boro Park: Closed Thursday, 11/25
Brooklyn Boro Hall: Closed Thursday, 11/25
Grand Army Plaza: Open Wednesday, 11/24 (no textile collection)
Williamsburg: Open Wednesday, 11/24, Closed Thursday, 11/25,

Thanksgiving Produce Bags

November 16, 2010

On Saturday November 20th, GrowNYC's Wholesale Greenmarket, in partnership with participating schools, community organizations, churches and health advocates, will pilot a food distribution program in Harlem for the coming Thanksgiving holiday.

Thanksgiving Produce Bags, filled with 5 pounds of fresh, local produce, including potatoes, onions, carrots, sweet potatoes, and collard greens, will be available for $4 at three main distribution sites in Harlem.  EBT will be accepted.  A downloadable flier for the event is available here.

Distribution sites:

Harlem 4 Center for Change 2479 Frederick Douglas Blvd [map]
P.S. 76 Community Garden W 120th Street near 7th Ave/Adam Clayton Blvd [map]
Harlem Day Charter 240 East 123rd Street [map]
Additional locations will be announced shortly.

For additional information please contact Mike Morris.

Holiday food donations

November 15, 2010
Posted in Greenmarket | Tagged thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, GrowNYC is partnering with local food rescue organizations to help feed New York City's hungry men, women, and children. For one day, customers shopping at the Greenmarkets listed below can purchase an extra bag of produce and donate it at the Greenmarket manager’s tent.

Most needed items: Apples, pears, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, collard greens, kale, onions, potatoes, root vegetables, and winter squash

Mt. Sinai Greenmarket
November 17
8am-4pm
Collection for Yorkville Common Pantry

Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
November 20
8am-5pm
Collection for City Harvest

Union Square Greenmarket
November 20
8am-6pm
Collection for City Harvest

Abingdon Square Greenmarket
November 20
8am-3pm
Collection for The Bowery Mission

Tompkins Square Park Greenmarket
November 21
8am-5pm
Collection for City Harvest

77th Street Greenmarket
November 21
8am-5pm
Collection for City Harvest

Tribeca Greenmarket
November 24
8am-4pm
Collection for Housing & Services, Inc.

 

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