Fresh Food Box Locations

The Fresh Food Box GrowNYC's Fresh Food Box Program is a food access initiative that enables under-served communities to purchase fresh, healthy, primarily regionally-grown produce well below traditional retail prices. Through the power of collaborative purchasing, Fresh Food Box customers purchase for $14-15 what would cost $20-$30 in a store. All Fresh Food Box sites accept SNAP/EBT and Health Bucks, to make our shares even more affordable.

The produce included in each Fresh Food Box is the best of what’s seasonally available. From July through November, Fresh Food Box sources from farms in the Northeast; in the winter and spring, Northeast produce is supplemented with produce from carefully vetted farms in Southern states, like Florida. This ensures Fresh Food Box provides a wide variety of fresh produce year-round while driving sales of locally-available items such as apples, root vegetables, eggs, grains, and dried beans. 

How Fresh Food Box works:

  • Visit a Fresh Food Box site near you
  • Pay $14 (or $15 at workplace sites) in cash, credit/debit, EBT/SNAP, or Health Bucks for next week’s share
  • Return the following week to pick up your share containing 10-15 pounds of fresh, high-quality produce

 

MANHATTAN

1 Centre Street
South Building, 9th Floor (Relocates outdoors during the warmer moths)
Thursdays, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Year-round 
Community Partner: Manhattan Borough President's Office & DCAS

Bellevue Hospital - $15 (Workplace Site)
462 1st Avenue – in the Rotunda
Thursdays, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: Bellevue Hospital

East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence
161-169 East 110th Street (just off Lexington)
Thursdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: East Harlem DPHO

Family Health Center of Harlem
1824 Madison Avenue
Thursdays, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: Family Health Center of Harlem

Lenox Hill Senior Center 
70th Street & 1st Avenue, 1st Avenue Entrance
Tuesdays, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
This site collects food scraps for compost.

Uptown Grand Central 
125th Street & Park Avenue, under the MetroNorth Station
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturdays, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: NHEMA
This site collects food scraps for compost.

 

BROOKLYN

Brooklyn Army Terminal - $15 (Workplace Site)
140 58th Street
Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: Brooklyn Army Terminal

Mt. Lebanon 
228 Decatur St
Saturdays, 11:30am - 2:30 pm
Year-round (this site relocates to the Halsey Community Garden starting May 26th for the warmer months)
Community Partner: Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church
This site collects food scraps for compost from December 2, 2017 - April 28, 2018.

 

BRONX

Project H.O.P.E. *New Site! 
854 Hunts Point Avenue
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: Project HOPE & Urban Health Plan, Inc.
This site collects food scraps for compost from 3pm to 6:30pm. *New

 

QUEENS

Department of Health - $15 (Workplace Site)
42-09 28th Street, 14th Floor
Tuesdays, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Year-round
Community Partner: NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
*This workplace Fresh Food Box site is open to DOHMH employees only and is closed to the public.

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