Learn It Grow It Eat It Youthmarket

169th St & Boston Rd at McKinley Square, Bronx [map]
Open Wednesdays, July 5 - November 22
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

GrowNYC's Food Scrap Composting: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

The LGE Youthmarket is one facet of GrowNYC's Learn It Grow It Eat It program, which is aimed at improving the health of young people through nutrition education and improved food access in their schools and community. In addition to offering fresh produce to the community, LGE interns also perform cooking demonstrations and conduct educational activities at the Youthmarket’s Nutrition Education table. One of the longest running Youthmarkets, the LGE Youthmarket is now in its ninth season.

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

The LGE Youthmarket also frequently sells Bronx-grown produce from the community gardens the Learn It Grow It Eat It program maintains.

 

Youthmarket Partners:
GrowNYC's Learn It Grow It Eat It program

 

Holiday gift shopping for the Greenmarket lover is made easy with this list of popular holiday gifts from Greenmarket producers. 

  • 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.

  • Teach

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.