Kensington Youthmarket

Opening Soon
We've Moved! McDonald Avenue and Albemarle Rd., Brooklyn [map]
Opens Saturdays, July 13 - November 23
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 ninth season, will move to a new location in front of Albemarle Playground, few blocks away from its old location in front of the Brooklyn Public Library's Windsor Terrace Library. 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:
 
Bittner-Singer Orchards Appleton, NY
Castle Valley Mill – Doylestown, PA
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
Handsome Brook Farm – Various locations throughout New York
Heilig Orchards – Mullica, NJ
Hot Bread Kitchen – New York, NY
Larchmont Farms – Elmer, NY
LynOaken Orchards – Medina, NY
Madura Farms – Pine Islands, NY
Maine Grains – Skowhegan, ME
Mead Orchards – Tivoli, NY
Muzzarelli Farms – Vineland, NJ
Myers Produce – Craftsbury, VT
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
Robert M. Olive – Hammonton, NJ
Row by Row – Hurley, NY
Satur Farms – Cutchogue, NY
S &SO – Florida, NY
Satur Farms – Calverton, NY
Small Axe Peppers – Bronx, NY
The Kitchen Garden – Sunderland, MA
Tremblay Apiaries – Van Etten, NY
Trapani Farms – MIlton, NY 
Upstate NY Growers and Packers – Clinton, NY
Wilklow Orchards – Highland, NY
Whalen Farms – Shamong, NJ

 

Youthmarket Partners:
Council Member Brad Lander
Windsor Terrace Library, Brooklyn Public Library
 

 

From May 24 to June 5, the GrowNYC Compost Program will give out free ready-to-use compost to participants who drop off their food scraps.

  • 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.