Jackson Heights Greenmarket

34th Ave at 78th St, Queens [map]
Open Sundays, Year-round
Winter Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

GrowNYC's Textile Recycling: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Food Scrap Composting w/NYC Compost Project hosted by Big Reuse: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cash, EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, WIC Vegetable & Fruit checks & FMNP coupons accepted.

Health Bucks are here! EBT users -- for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a $2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables.

Located in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the city, the recently expanded Jackson Heights Greenmarket is the largest and busiest Greenmarket in Queens. Wrapping around the edge of Travers Park, this bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop, enjoy the lively scene, and meet and greet their neighbors. The Friends of Travers Park designated 78th a "playstreet" where they host family-friendly events each Sunday adjacent to the market. Reflecting the culinary diversity of the neighborhood, the Jackson Heights market offers a broad selection of vegetables, fruit, eggs, fish, honey, chicken and specialty Mexican produce.

Calendar of Events

Community activities, cooking demonstrations, live music and recipe exchanges all add to the diverse nature of this market.

Winter Warrior Frequent Shopper Program
Until March 31st

Are you a Winter Warrior? Earn rewards for being a year-round supporter of small family farms and local producers! To participate pick up a Winter Warrior punchcard at the Market Information Tent and get your card punched each time you visit the market. Completed punchcards will be awarded a market prize for being a Winter Warrior. Punchcards are market specific and can be used until March 31st.

Greenmarket Regional Grains Project
Saturday, February 19th

Visit the market and stock up on your favorite local grains! The Greenmarket Grainstand is dropping in to the market for the day selling regionally grown whole grains and flours. 

Farmers

Attending Year Round
American Pride Seafood
Wild caught seafood from Suffolk County, NY
Anthony Road Winery Wines from Yates County, NY (every other week)
Consider Bardwell Farm Animal Welfare Approved raw cow and goat milk cheeses, and wood-fired maple syrup from Rutland County, VT
DiPaola Turkeys Turkey from Mercer County, NJ
Francesca's Bakery Breads and baked goods from Middlesex County, NJ 
Hot Bread Kitchen Multi-ethnic artisan breads and tortillas from New York County, NY
Hudson Valley Duck Farm Heritage breed ducks and duck products from Sullivan County, NY
Maple Avenue Farms/Sun Fed Beef Grass fed and grain finished Angus beef from Madison County, NY
Maynard Farms & Orchards Orchard fruit from Ulster County, NY 
Nature's Way Farms Honey & candles from Chemung County, NY
Phillips Farms Vegetables from Hunterdon County, NJ
Red Jacket Orchards Orchard and small fruit, juices and preserves from Ontario County, NY
Ronnybrook Dairy Milk, yogurt, butter, and ice cream from Columbia County, NY
Sawkill Farm Vegetables, berries, eggs, and pork from Dutchess County, NY
Tello's Green Farm Eggs and vegetables from Dutchess County, NY

Attending Winter Only
Red Jacket Orchards Orchard and small fruit, juices and preserves from Ontario County, NY

Attending Growing Season Only
Deep Mountain Maple Maple Syrup and candy from Orleans County, VT 
Lani's Farm Vegetables from Burlington County, NJ
Nolasco’s Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty produce & herbs from Warren County, NJ; A New Farmer Development Project participant
R & G Produce Vegetables from Orange County, NY


Manager

Hana Martinez is a native of Corona, Queens. She is committed to fostering positive change for her hometown and that starts with healthier (and more delicious) lifestyles and with repairing our food system through the support of regional agriculture. Hana has worked on various organic farms and intentional communities along the east coast and Canada. She served as an urban farmer for the Battery Conservancy's Battery Urban Farm project – an experience that made her begin to see every rooftop and vacant lot as an opportunity. Hana is an lover of the arts be they literary, visual or musical and it is the scents, sounds, colors, and flavors of farm and Greenmarket life that inspire her.

 

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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