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mcgolrick park

McGolrick Park Farmer’s Market

mcgolrick parkMcGolrick Park Farmers’ Market, opened in 2012, offers fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables from New York area farms. It is one of 15 farmers’ markets operated by the Down to Earth company. Down to Earth Markets has been creating and managing farmers markets in down state New York for over 25 years. We bring cooks and eaters together with regional farmers and local food makers to create food communities, improving access to fresh, local foods, strengthening the local food system and supporting small businesses in the New York area.

When is the market open? Market open Sundays, 10:00AM – 4:00PM, 05/07 – 11/19

Where is the market located? Center of McGolrick Park, near Shelter Pavilion, Brooklyn, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP benefits?  Yes, and to encourage you to use your SNAP card, we offer Health Bucks. Health Bucks are $2 coupons that you receive for every $5 you spend from your SNAP card; you can use the health bucks to buy more fresh fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ market.

What do the vendors sell? Vendors offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, meats, dairy; baked goods, specialty foods and plants and flowers; jams & jelly, salad dressings, sauces & salsa, olive oil, chutneys, frozen soups, chocolate, pickles as well as prepared ethnic foods.

For more information about the McGolrick Park Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at:  http://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=Brooklyn&market=McGolrick+Park+Farmers+Market  and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/mcgolrickparkfarmersmarket/

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Check out what is being picked this week*:
Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

Recipe of the week: Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

jamaica friday

Jamaica Friday Farmer’s Market

jamaica fridayThis year marks the 43rd season of the Jamaica Friday Farmers’ Market, the longest-running farmers’ market in New York City. It offers fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables from New York area farms. It is one of 15 farmers’ markets operated by the Down to Earth company. Down to Earth Markets has been creating and managing farmers markets in down state New York for over 25 years. We bring cooks and eaters together with regional farmers and local food makers to create food communities, improving access to fresh, local foods, strengthening the local food system and supporting small businesses in the New York area.

When is the market open? Market open Fridays, 8:30AM – 4:00PM, 06/16 – 11/17

Where is the market located? Parsons Blvd. between Jamaica and Archer Aves., Queens, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP benefits?  Yes, and to encourage you to use your SNAP card, we offer Health Bucks. Health Bucks are $2 coupons that you receive for every $5 you spend from your SNAP card; you can use the health bucks to buy more fresh fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ market.

What do the vendors sell? Vendors offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, meats, dairy; baked goods, specialty foods and plants and flowers; jams & jelly, salad dressings, sauces & salsa, olive oil, chutneys, frozen soups, chocolate, pickles as well as prepared ethnic foods.

For more information about the Jamaica Friday Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at:  http://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=Queens&market=Jamaica+Farmers+Market+Friday

and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/downtoearthmarketsjamaica/

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Check out what is being picked this week*:
Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

Recipe of the week: Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

 

Pakatakan

Pakatakan Round Barn Farmers’ Market

PakatakanLocated at the historic Round Barn, the market has long been a popular shopping and socializing spot for residents, weekenders and even celebrities from near and far since it first opened in 1991. The market is a great place to enjoy breakfast or brunch, as there are many food vendors and picnic tables. Make plans to come join us!

When is the market open? The market is open rain or shine Saturdays, 9 am —2 pm mid-May through mid-October; 10 am —1pm extended market through Thanksgiving.

Where is the market located? State Highway 30, Halcottsville, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP benefits?  SNAP benefits are available for veterans, active military and their family members for all food products (no alcoholic beverages). Shoppers can use WIC benefits to buy fruits and vegetables only at Lucky Dog Organic, Hellers Farm and East Branch Farms. Posters identify vendors who accept SNAP and WIC.

What do the vendors sell? Items offered include: locally grown or found vegetables, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, breads, honey, maple syrup, mushrooms, pesto, craft beverages as well as bedding plants for your garden and patio. Artisans also sell pottery, jewelry, soaps and personal care products, quilts, wool, wood products and more.

Special Events and Dates: Aug. 12 and 19:

The Halcottsville Shakespeare Company (HSC) presents Romeo and Juliet at the Pakatakan Farmers Market. The performances will run about an hour and take place in the middle of the market from approximately 12 to 1.  Young actors from Delaware County and New York City will make the play accessible and fun for everyone by mixing poetry with physical comedy to show how meaningful this 500-year old play still is for today’s audiences. The performers move through and around the market to tell the story of young lovers torn apart by their powerful families.

For more information about the Pakatakan Round Barn Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at: http://www.roundbarnmarket.org/ and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Pakatakan-Farmers-Market-113063758736531/

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Check out what is being picked this week*:

Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

Recipe of the week: Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

Chelsea

Chelsea Farmer’s Market

ChelseaThe Chelsea Farmers’ Market features local farmers and food makers who offer seasonal fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised meats, chicken, and eggs; fresh fish; delicious breads and baked goods; pickles; and much more. We create a community around neighborhood farmers’ markets, supporting regional agriculture and small businesses.

When is the market open? Market open Saturdays, 9:00AM – 4:00PM, 05/06 – 11/18

Where is the market located? On the sidewalk on the North side of 23rd St., East of 9th Ave.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP benefits?  Yes, and to encourage you to use your SNAP card, we offer Health Bucks. Health Bucks are $2 coupons that you receive for every $5 you spend from your SNAP card; you can use the health bucks to buy more fresh fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ market.

What do the vendors sell? Vendors offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, meats, dairy; baked goods, specialty foods and plants and flowers; jams & jelly, salad dressings, sauces & salsa, olive oil, chutneys, frozen soups, chocolate, pickles

For more information about the Pleasantville Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at:  http://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=Manhattan&market=Chelsea+Farmers+Market  and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/dtechelseafarmersmarket/

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Check out what is being picked this week*:
Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

Recipe of the week: Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cunningham

Cunningham Park Farmer’s Market

CunninghamThe Cunningham Park Farmers’ Market is new this year, brought through the efforts of Friends of Cunningham Park, Inc. and the Jamaica Estates Civic Association. Come meet the farmers who bring their fresh fruits and vegetables right to your neighborhood!

When is the market open? Market open Sundays, 9:00AM – 2:00PM, 05/28 – 11/19

 Where is the market located? Fresh Meadows, NY, Northeast corner of Cunningham Park parking lot

Does the market accept EBT SNAP benefits?  Yes, and to encourage you to use your SNAP card, we offer Health Bucks. Health Bucks are $2 coupons that you receive for every $5 you spend from your SNAP card; you can use the health bucks to buy more fresh fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ market.

What do the vendors sell? Vendors offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, meats, dairy; baked goods, specialty foods and plants and flowers; jams & jelly, salad dressings, sauces & salsa, olive oil, chutneys, frozen soups, chocolate, pickles.

For more information about the Cunningham Park Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at:  http://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=Queens&market=Cunningham+Park+Farmers+Market  and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/cunninghamparkfarmersmarket/

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Check out what is being picked this week*:
Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

Recipe of the week: Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hudson

Hudson Farmer’s Market

HudsonColumbia County’s largest farmers market, the Hudson Farmers Market has been providing products and seasonal produce from growers and producers for over 18 years. Purchasing your food through the market means that you are getting the freshest, healthiest and tastiest foods and supporting local jobs, and promoting our area’s strong farming tradition.

When is the market open?  The market is open Saturdays, 9 am to 1 pm, from April 22 through November 18.

Where is the market located?  The market is located at the corner of Sixth Street and Columbia Street, Hudson, NY.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes and shoppers can add to what they buy with their EBT cards because we participate in FreshConnect Checks, where shoppers get $2 incentive checks for every $5 they spend at the market with their EBT benefits. We also participate in WIC and Senior coupons. The manager has the EBT terminal and is always on site to help customers understand their benefits and find what they’re looking for.

What products do the vendors offer? We feature a wide variety of products and prices– everything you need to make a healthy meal!

Special Events: We have music every market day and special community guests in a designated tent nearly every week.

For more information about the Downtown Country Market, visit their website at http://www.hudsonfarmersmarketny.com/ and the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/hudson.markt/

 

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Check out what is being picked this week*:

Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

 Recipe of the week:

Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUMBO

Dumbo Brooklyn Farmers’ Market

DUMBOThe Dumbo Farmers’ Market is enjoying its second year of providing locally sourced foods to home cooks and food lovers in this Brooklyn neighborhood in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge archway.

When is the market open? Market open Wednesdays, 11:00AM – 7:00PM, 06/07 – 11/15

 Where is the market located? Pearl Street Triangle, 58-80 Pearl Street, Brooklyn, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP benefits?  Yes, and to encourage you to use your SNAP card, we offer Health Bucks. Health Bucks are $2 coupons that you receive for every $5 you spend from your SNAP card; you can use the health bucks to buy more fresh fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ market.

What do the vendors sell? Vendors offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, meats, dairy; baked goods, specialty foods and plants and flowers; jams & jelly, salad dressings, sauces & salsa, olive oil, chutneys, frozen soups, chocolate, pickles as well as prepared ethnic foods.

Special Events: Throughout the season, the market offers activities for children, including a wild art studio and pumpkin painting. There are food tastings for everyone.

For more information about the Dumbo Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at:  http://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=Brooklyn&market=DUMBO+Farmers+Market

and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/search/str/down+to+earth+farmer’s+market+-+dumbo+brooklyn/keywords_search

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Check out what is being picked this week*:
Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

Recipe of the week: Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

 

 

 

 

Peaceful Soul

Peaceful SOUL Farmers Market

Peaceful SoulThe Peaceful SOUL Farmers Market supports a vibrant community farmers market that provides fresh, wholesome foods grown by local farmers. It also offers space where native craftspeople can sell their artisan works. Shoppers will find a great variety of inexpensive food choices and have the chance to meet local farmers!

When does it open? Opening day is June 6. PSFM is open every Tuesday 9 am — 2 pm through October 2017.

 Where is it located?   11359 Southwestern Blvd, Irving, NY, 14081- Native Pride

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? PSFM proudly accepts SNAP, Senior and WIC FMNC, WIC fruit and vegetable checks and the Fresh Connect Check program, which gives $2.00 checks for every $5.00 of SNAP benefit used.

What do the vendors sell? Our market offers an array of fruits & vegetables, meats, honey, eggs, fresh baked goods, flowers, plants and gifts. Our education programs teach you more about how to cook your selections and the nutritional value of the foods available at the market. Special events include activities for families and children.

Special Dates:  Eat Smart New York –Aug. 29; Sept. 5 and 26; Oct. 3 and 10. Petting Zoo and Pony Rides –Aug. 8 and 29; School Giveaways Aug. 8 and 22; Sept. 12 and 26.

For more information on the Peaceful Soul Farmers Market, please visit their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Peaceful.SOUL.Farmers.Market/

 

 

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Check out what is being picked this week*:
Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

 

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

 

Recipe of the week:

Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

 

Old Forge Farmers Market

Old Forge Farmers’ Market

Old Forge Farmers MarketThe Old Forge Farmers’ Market has become THE place to start your weekend in the area. It’s where you come to buy your fresh goods, see the latest offerings from local artisans and craftspeople, meet your neighbors and old friends and make new friends!

When is the market open?  The market is open every Friday from June 23 to October 6, from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Where is the market located?  The market is located at the corner of Lamberton St. and Park Ave., and behind the Old Forge Hardware store in the village of Old Forge.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Many of our vendors are Farm Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) farmers who also accept SNAP tokens and coupons/vouchers from WIC, Herkimer County Office for the Aging, Fresh Connect checks — receive $2 in checks for every $5 in SNAP benefits you spend — and Veterans coupons. In addition, our market has its own local $2 cap-21 tokens that are given to people that our Food Bank determines need help in purchasing healthy fresh foods. Last year, the market donated $4,846 to support this program!

What products do the vendors offer? This market offers flowers, wine, honey, vegetables, heirloom tomatoes, baked goods, maple products, goat cheeses and red tail venison.

What makes your market unique? Every market day, we offer free space for local non-profits and government agencies so they can get their information out to the general public.

Special Events: This year marks the market’s 10th anniversary and we’re celebrating with live music during market hours.

For more information about the Old Forge Farmers’ Market, visit their Facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Old-Forge-Farmers-Market/113000532135221

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Check out what is being picked this week*:
peppers, hot peppers, eggplant, broccoli, cabbages, potatoes, greens, lettuce, cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, beans, peas, beets, tomatoes, herbs, pickles, carrots, kohlrabi, sweet onions, sweet corn peaches, blueberries, raspberries, black raspberries, cherries, and sour cherries

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

 Recipe of the week: Mild Salsa

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=salsa

 

 

sunnyside

Sunnyside Farmers Markets

sunnysideMore than an opportunity to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, our market looks to help people live a healthy lifestyle – in mind, body and spirit. We have three locations.

When is the market open? The Baldwin market is open Fridays from 4 – 7pm, June 9 through October 27; the Lindenhurst market is open every Saturday from 9AM-2PM beginning June 3 and ending October 28; the Westbury market is open every Sunday, 9am – 2pm, June 11 — September 24

Where is the market located? Lindenhurst – Village Gazebo, Corner of E. Hoffman Avenue & N. Wellwood Avenue; Baldwin Historical Society Municipal Parking Lot, 1980 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, NY; and in Westbury, Piazza Ernesto Strada, 200 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, all 3 locations accept SNAP benefits. At Sunny Side Farmers’ Markets, we believe all our customers should have access to healthy local food.

What products do the vendors offer? Our vendors offer a wide range of locally-grown fruits and vegetables, from apricots to zucchini!

What makes your market special? We have partnered with the Balwin Civic Association, The Lindenhurst Chamber of Commerce, and the Westbury Council for the Arts to provide a marketplace that connects local patrons with local businesses.

Special Events: The Market is a center point for community gathering and each week our market features cooking demonstrations, gardening tips, kids activities, and more. In addition to our regular market activities, we host weekly live music entertainment as well as exciting special events throughout the season. Please check our calendar of events regularly for updates. www.sunnysidemarkets.com

For more information about Sunnyside Farmers’ Market, their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/FOODFAMILIESFARMERS/about/?ref=page_internal

 

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Check out what is being picked this week*:

peppers, hot peppers, eggplant, broccoli, cabbages, potatoes, greens, lettuce, cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, beans, peas, beets, tomatoes, herbs, pickles, carrots, kohlrabi, sweet onions, sweet corn, peaches, blueberries, raspberries, black raspberries, cherries, sour cherries

Recipe of the week: Mild Salsa

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=salsa