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morningside park farmer's market

Morningside Park Farmers’ Market

morningside park farmer's marketWhen is the market open? Market open Saturdays, 9:00AM – 4:00PM, 05/06 – 12/30

Where is the market located? 110th St. & Manhattan Ave., New York, 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 Morningside Park Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at:  http://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=manhattan&market=Morningside+Park+Farmers+Market and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Morningside-Park-Farmers-Market/118800614848796

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Check out what is being picked this week*:

italian peppers, red/yellow bell peppers, bell peppers, slicing tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, zucchini squash, summer squash, slicing cucumbers, patty pan squash, okra, hot peppers, purple eggplant, tomatillo, greenhouse tomatoes, pickling cucumbers, corn, plum tomatoes, braising greens, spinach, salad mixes, head lettuce, leaf lettuce, chard, kale, asian greens, arugula, broccoli raab, collards, escarole, amaranth/calaloo, dandelion, mustard greens, asparagus, thyme, sage, parsley, mint, dill, cilantro, basil, rosemary, oregano, lavender, raspberries, currants, gooseberries, strawberries, cantaloupe, watermelon, blueberries, plums, peaches, nectarines, sweet cherries, apricots, celery, fennel, leeks, onions, scallions, string beans, italian flat beans, shell peas, snap peas, garlic, snow peas, shallots, haricovert, red beets, carrots, parsnips, french radish, radish, rutabaga, purple top turnip, japanese turnip, bok choy, golden beets, potatoes, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, chioggia beets, black radish, specialty carrots, fingerling potatoes, savoy cabbage, napa cabbage

 

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kingston Farmers Market

Kingston Farmers Market

Kingston Farmers MarketWhen the market started in 2000, the original goal was to encourage people to visit Uptown Kingston on Saturdays. Over the past 17 years, however, the market has become a place for residents to find fresh produce from the mid-Hudson region and to support regional family farms.

When is the market open? The summer market is open every Saturday, 9am – 2pm; from May 13 – November 18; the winter market is open every other Saturday, December through April.

Where is the market located? The market is located on Wall Street between John St and Main St., Kingston, NY.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, we accept EBT SNAP benefits and we offer Fresh Connect checks to increase your buying power by 40% — for every $5 you spend with your EBT card, you receive an additional $2 Fresh Connect check to use at the market.

What products do the vendors offer? Vendors sell local produce and other farm products, including farm raised venison, ostrich, buffalo, mouflon, rabbit, wild boar and quail; wild caught, fresh only, New York State seafood; cow and goat dairy products; and small batch herbal skin care and elixir products.

What makes your market special? We provide live music and activities for kids every week.

For more information about the Kingston Farmers’ Market, visit their website: http://kingstonfarmersmarket.org/about/ and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/kingstonfarmersmarket/

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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

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

Recipe of the week: Mild Salsa

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

 

 

 

 

Schenectady Farmers Market

Schenectady Greenmarket

Schenectady Farmers MarketThe market is the home to over seventy vendors throughout the year, all of whom are producer only. Producer only means that everything for sale at the market has been grown, cooked or created by the people selling the product to you. We’re very proud of our producer only status and so are our vendors! Each Sunday vendors, shoppers, musicians and friends gather at Schenectady Greenmarket and enjoy our festive marketplace. Enjoy live music, prepared food and the region’s freshest local produce.

When is the market open?  The market is open Sundays, 10-2, year-round.

Where is the market located?  May-October the market is located around City Hall; November-April we are inside Proctors Schenectady, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? The most commonly used benefit at the market is EBT/SNAP. You will receive green $1 tokens for your purchases. These tokens are used just like cash for acceptable products. We also participate in the NYS Fresh Connect check program — for every $5 you purchase on your EBT/SNAP card, you receive a $2 coupon that can be used directly with vendors (for acceptable products) at the market. This program increases your purchasing power by 40%. For example, if you spend $10 in EBT, you’ll get an extra $4 in checks – giving you a total of $14 to spend at the market. We also offer reduced prices on Schenectady Greenmarket merchandise, and we’ve offered reduced prices on our Farm Tour in the past as well.

What products do the vendors offer? Vendors sell fruits and vegetables (in season), baked goods, snacks, eggs, meats (pork and beef, pasture-raised chicken), and seasonal flowers all from within a 100 mile radius of Schenectady.

What makes your market special? Since the beginning of Schenectady Greenmarket in 2008, farm vendors have donated excess produce to help fight food insecurity in Schenectady. Starting in 2014, the market began working with its partners MVP Health Care, the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, City Mission of Schenectady and the Schenectady Ambassadors to bring unsold food to City Mission. The partnership has been fruitful with over 8,000 lbs. of food, or roughly 6,700 meals donated in the last two years. In 2015 alone, from June through October, the market’s vendors donated over 5,400 meals to our neighbors in need.

Special Events: Schenectady Greenmarket is intended to be a destination for the whole family. Each week, we host a Children’s Activities Table with a variety of activities designed to make the market an interactive experience for people of all ages. In addition, we encourage other community outreach groups and programs to assist us in offering these activities so that we can include more of the community and offer a greater variety of activities. Such groups have included Schenectady Boys & Girls Club, the Glenville Children’s Museum, and the Union College Chemistry Club. Enjoy live music at Schenectady Greenmarket every Sunday as we showcase some of our finest local musicians.

For more information about Schenectady Greenmarket Farmers’ Market, visit their website at http://schenectadygreenmarket.org/ and their Facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/SchenectadyGreenmarket

Check out what is being picked this week*:

Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

Recipe of the week: Fresh Pea Soup

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=fresh-pea-soup

 

 

 

 

 

Oswego Farmers Market

Oswego Farmers’ Market

Oswego Farmers MarketThe Oswego Farmers’ Market is in its 53rd year of serving area residents with locally grown fruits, veggies, goodies and crafts handmade by Oswego area residents. Come early to make sure you don’t miss out on the latest rage – edible cookie dough from The Sweet Shop!

When is the market open?  Thursday evenings from 4:30pm to 8:00pm, May 25 to October 5.

Where is the market located?  West First Street, from West Oneida St. to West Bridge St. by City Hall.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes. We also accept WIC benefits.

What products do the vendors offer? Locally grown and handmade products

Special events:  The Oswego Summer Band Concert series follows the Farmers’ Market, so get your fresh veggies and stay for the music!

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

https://www.facebook.com/oswegofarmmarket/

Check out what is being picked this week*:

Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

Recipe of the week: Fresh Pea Soup

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=fresh-pea-soup

Elmira East Side Farmers Market

Elmira East Side Farmers’ Market

Elmira East Side Farmers MarketElmira EastSide Market has been welcoming area residents to come and enjoy local products and crafts for 11 years. Support local farmers and crafters and eat healthy!

When is the market open? 2017 season runs from June 9-October 13, every Fridays from 2:30-6 pm.

Where is the market located? The market is located on the west lawn of the Holiday Inn Elmira-Riverview, 760 E Water St.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Many of the vendors accept EBT SNAP, WIC fruit and vegetable checks and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) coupons. For those vendors who do not accept SNAP, the market has a Cornell Cooperative Extension table where customers can use SNAP benefits to buy tokens that they can use with all vendors. We also offer NYS Fresh Connect checks that help your SNAP benefits go farther — for every $5 you spend with your EBT card, you receive an additional $2 Fresh Connect check to use at the market.

What products do the vendors offer? Vendors sell local produce and other farm products, including meat, eggs, maple syrup, honey, jams, jellies and baked goods.

What makes your market special? We welcome local organizations and non-profits to set up tables at no charge. We have a weekly kids’ activities table and ice-cream truck, as well as live entertainment. The market will also have craft vendors, a food truck, and educational displays.

For more information about Elmira EastSide Farmers’ Market, visit their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/EastSideMarketElmiraNY/

Check out what is being picked this week*:
Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

Recipe of the week: Fresh Pea Soup

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=fresh-pea-soup

 

 

 

 

 

Gloversville Farmers Market

Gloversville Farmers’ Market

Gloversville Farmers MarketThe Gloversville Farmers Market is managed by the Fulton Montgomery Farmers Market Association (FMFMA), a nonprofit organization formed to bring fresh, local foods to our community. FMFMA runs only 100% producer markets, which means that every vendor grew, raised, or made all the products they offer for sale.

When is the market open?  The market is open every Saturday from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM: May 6 to Mid-October

Where is the market located?  The market is located at the Elm Street Pavilion (between Bleeker and Spring Streets), Gloversville, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, and we add to a shopper’s buying power with the Fresh Checks Incentive Program — for every $5 a customer spends with their SNAP benefits, they will receive $2 in Fresh Checks to spend at the market!

What products do the vendors offer? Our vendors offer a good variety of flowers, shrubs, fresh baked bread and pastries, fresh produce in season, beef, chicken, pork, and eggs.

What makes your market special? We provide music every Saturday morning— from local musicians, of course!

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

https://www.facebook.com/GloversvilleNYFarmersMarket/

Check out what is being picked this week*:

Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

Recipe of the week: Fresh Pea Soup

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=fresh-pea-soup

Downtown Country Market

Downtown Country Market

Downtown Country MarketThe Downtown Country Market is celebrating 35 years this season!  For office workers, residents and visitors of Downtown, the Market is the perfect place to pick-up fresh produce, purchase baked goods for home or even prepare a summer garden filled with beautiful beds of annuals and perennials. All the products offered at the Market are grown and produced in New York State.

When is the market open?  The market is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 2:30pm. May 11 – October 26

Where is the market located?  The market is located along Main Street, between Court and Church Street Ave. Buffalo, NY.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? The Downtown Country Market is a proud participant in the SNAP Program, Double Up Food Bucks (For example, if you spend $10 from your SNAP Card at a participating farmers market, we give you another $10 to buy fresh fruits and veggies at the market!) and the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. We work with our SNAP eligible customers to make sure they know about the products and how to use their benefits to purchase items.

What products do the vendors offer? The market offers the freshest produce and wares brought in daily from local farms, nurseries, bakers and specialty vendors.

What makes your market special? The Downtown Country Market is a member of The Pride of New York Program which promotes New York State products in partnership with its members, who take pride in growing, processing and selling a diverse range of food and agricultural products.

For more information about the Downtown Country Market, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DowntownBuffaloCountryMarket/

Check out what is being picked this week*:

Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

Recipe of the week: Fresh Pea Soup

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=fresh-pea-soup

 

 

Massachusetts Ave Farmers Market

Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) Growing Green Mobile Market

Massachusetts Ave Farmers MarketMAP operates both a Mobile Market and an urban farm in Buffalo. We grow most of the produce we sell and source the rest from other local farmers so that we can bring fresh, local, natural or organic produce to areas where it is not easy to find grocery stores.

When is the market open?  The market is open Thursdays 4 PM-6 PM (Elim) and Fridays 11 AM-1 PM (Moot); June-October.

Where is the market located?  The market is located at Elim Christian Fellowship, 70 Chalmers Ave. Buffalo, NY  (Thursdays) and BFNC Moot Senior Center, 292 High St. Buffalo, NY  (Fridays)

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, and we also accept FreshConnect checks, where you receive a $2 check for every $5 you spend in SNAP Benefits. We also administer and accept Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB), where if you spend $10 from your SNAP Card at a participating farmers market, we give you another $10 to buy fresh fruits and veggies at the market! We also accept Senior and WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. As a SNAP vendor, we partner with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eat Smart NY program to bring nutrition education to our customers.

What products do the vendors offer? The market offers a variety of in season fruits and vegetables.

What makes your market special?  In addition to providing fresh produce, we focus on youth development – we hire youth in the community to work on advocacy, gardening, customer service, and creating value-added products.

Special Events: None planned yet, but stay tuned to our Facebook page and sign up for our newsletter at mass-ave.org so you don’t miss anything!

For more information about Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) Growing Green Mobile Market, visit their website http://mass-ave.org/  and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MassachusettsAvenueProject

Check out what is being picked this week*:

Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

 Recipe of the week: Cheesy Cabbage Casserole

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=cheesy-cabbage-casserole

 

 

Dansville Farmers' Market

Dansville Farmers’ Market

Dansville Farmers' MarketThe Dansville Farmer’s Market is the oldest open-air market in Livingston County.

 When is the market open?  The market operates May 26 through the first week in October, every Friday from 11am until 4pm.

Where is the market located?  We are located in the Airport Hangar Parking Lot at 50 Maple Street in North Dansville.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes. We also distribute Fresh Connect checks with increase SNAP consumers spending power. When you purchase $5 at the market using your SNAP benefits, you are given an extra $2 FreshConnect Check to be used to purchase additional foods at the market.

What products do the vendors offer? Dansville Farmers Market offers a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and other locally produced foods. All brought to the market by local farmers and producers.

What makes your market special? We are a vendor run market and our focus is in bringing fresh, local foods to our community.

For more information about Dansville Farmers’ Market, visit their website at their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/NYS-DansvilleMt-Morris-Farmers-Market-FM/1011206332254648____________

Check out what is being picked this week*:

Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

Recipe of the week: Cheesy Cabbage Casserole

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=cheesy-cabbage-casserole

 

 

 

Amsterdam Farmers Market

Amsterdam Wednesday and Saturday Farmers Market

Amsterdam Farmers MarketWe are one of the area’s largest ‘producers only’ farmers’ markets in the area. We make it our mission to bring fresh, healthy, local produce to the people of Amsterdam!

When is the market open?  The market is open Wednesdays from 3 – 6 PM and Saturdays from 10 AM – 2 PM; May 27th – Mid-October

Where is the market located?  The market is located at 100 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, and we add to a shopper’s buying power with the Fresh Checks Incentive Program — for every $5 a customer spends with their SNAP benefits, they will receive $2 in Fresh Checks to spend at the market!

What products do the vendors offer? Our vendors offer Fresh produce in season, baked goods, beef, pork, eggs, and soaps.

What makes your market special? The City of Amsterdam is surrounded by many rural areas with local farms producing fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, natural products and flowers throughout the growing seasons. We encourage all residents to come out to support your local farmers. Enjoy some of the best farm fresh produce that New York offers.

Special Events: We will feature live music on some Saturdays; check our Facebook page for details and dates.

For more information about the Amsterdam Farmers’ Market, visit their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/AmsterdamSaturdayFarmersMarket/

Check out what is being picked this week*:
Peas, Lettuce, Beets, Greens, Radishes, Green Onions, Strawberries, Cherries, Cabbage, Broccoli and Cucumbers.

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

 Recipe of the week: Cheesy Cabbage Casserole

http://snaptomarket.com/?recipe=cheesy-cabbage-casserole