Ridgewood Youthmarket

This market is closed for the season.
Cypress Ave, between Myrtle and Putnam Aves, Queens [map]

Open Saturdays, July to November
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

Founded in 2008, the Ridgewood Youthmarket is one of the longest running Youthmarkets, now in its twelfth season! This lively market operates each Saturday in partnership with Ridgewood Local Development Corporation, the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District, and Make the Road NY. The neighborhood youth, hired to run this market, learn about business skills, customer service, nutrition, agriculture and other related topics.

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:
Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District
Ridgewood Local Development Corporation
Make the Road NY

 

 

If there are changes to GrowNYC programming or operations due to COVID-19 this blog post will be information central for up-to-the-minute schedule changes.

 

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