Kensington Youthmarket

Ft. Hamilton Pkwy between E. 5th and E. 4th, Brooklyn [map]
Opens Saturdays, July 7 - November 17
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
 

Cash, SNAP/EBT, Debit/Credit, WIC & Senior FMNP coupons accepted.

Founded in 2011, Kensington Youthmarket, now in its eight season, has become a bustling community destination sited in front of the Brooklyn Public Library's Windsor Terrace Library on Ft. Hamilton Parkway. This market not only provides a source of farm-fresh produce on one of Kensington's main thoroughfares but also employs young people, providing them with seasonal employment and valuable job experience.

Youthmarket Suppliers:

The Youthmarket sources all of its food from Greenmarket Co., a wholesale distribution service offered by GrowNYC. Greenmarkt Co. is designed to bring the freshest, highest-quality regionally grown farm products to the New York City community. Youthmarket’s produce is grown by the following farms:

 
Benten Berries and Produce Penn Yan, NY
Briermere Farm – Riverhead, NY
Champlain Valley Milling – Westport, NY
Dagele Brothers Produce – Florida, NY
Davenport Farms – Stone Ridge, NY
De Meyer Farm – Hilton, NY
Emmi and Sons – Baldwinville, NY
Farmer Ground Flour – Trumansburg, NY
Fishkill Farms – Hopewell Junction, NY
Full Sun Company – Middlebury, VT
Handsome Brook Farm – Various locations throughout New York
Juliano Farm – Utica, NY
Larchmont Farms – Elmer, NY
Lakeview Organics – Penn Yam, NY
L'Hommedieu Farm – Clinton, NY
Longacre Agriculture – Sauquoit, NY
LynOaken Orchards – Medina, NY
Maine Grains – Skowhegan, ME
Mead Orchards – Tivoli, NY
Muzzarelli Farms – Vineland, NJ
Pastore Orchards – Elm, NJ
Platte Creek Maple Farm – Saugerties, NY
Primordia Mushroom Farm – Lenhartsville, PA
Prospect Hill Orchards – Milton, NY
Radicle Farm Company – Newark, NJ
Red Gate Grocer – Moravia, NY
Reeves Farm – Baldwinsville, NY
Remembrance Farm – Trumansburg, NY
Robert Davenport and Sons Farm – Kingston, NY
Satur Farms – Cutchogue, NY
S&SO – Florida, NY
Satur Farms – Calverton, NY
Sorbello Farms – Swedesboro, NJ
Swistak Farms – Verona, NY
Toigo Orchards – Shippensburg, PA
Tremblay Apiaries – Van Etten, NY
Upstate NY Growers and Packers – Clinton, NY
Wilklow Orchards – Highland, NY
William's Farm – Wareham, MA
Willow’s Cranberries – Wareham, MA

 

Youthmarket Partners:
Councilmember Brad Lander
Windsor Terrace Library, Brooklyn Public Library
 

 

How sweet it is during corn season. Farmer Kevin Smith of Sycamore Farms shares his experience as a multi-generation corn farmer. 

  • Greenmarket

    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

  • Garden

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens 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.