Adult Education: Food Access and Agriculture

GrowNYC offers live, remote learning presentations, in-person tours for adults on a limited basis, and online resources.

Let's Talk Vegetables - Remote Learning Series

Let’s Talk Vegetables is a remote learning monthly series available to older adult (senior) centers and local community-based organizations serving adults.  "Let's Talk Vegetables" has been approved as meeting the NYSOFA requirements for one nutrition education credit - See DFTA approval letter here.

For more information or to register your organization, contact:

Fresh and Local Market Tour - Tour a Greenmarket 

Fresh and Local Market Tour introduces groups from older adult (senior) centers and community-based organizations to Greenmarket farmers markets (here is a listing of markets).  For more information or to request a tour, contact:  

Fresh and Local Market Tour counts toward the requirement for nutrition education once per year. - See DFTA approval letter here.

(Click here for tours for international delegations and professionals in the field.)

COVID-safety protocols: GrowNYC tour leaders are fully vaccinated.  Maximum group size: 15 participants. 

Greenmarket Bucks and/or Health Bucks will be distributed to tour participants at the end of the tour, while supplies last.


Remote Learning on Demand 

It's farmers market season in New York City! Find a Greenmarket in your neighborhood. 

  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Farmstands, and Fresh Food Box sites, coupled with GrowNYC Wholesale, ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Zero Waste

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

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

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.