Entering its third year, the market offers organically, grown produce from two farms in Hazlet, NJ and sells produce organically grown by residents in the neighborhood community gardens at the SHARE table. The market offers folks the opportunity to mingle and learn about various events and resources available to them in the community.
When is the market open? The market is open Tuesdays, 9am – 5:30pm, July 12 – Nov. 21, 2017
Where is the market located? The market is located at 2094 Pitkin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (outside and in front of the NYC Health and Hospitals – East New York, A Gotham Health Center Facility)
Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? We accept SNAP Benefits and offer Healthbucks — For every $5 you spend at the market using your EBT card, you receive $2 in Health Bucks to buy additional fruits and vegetables at the market. We will help you apply for SNAP benefits and help you recertify for benefits right on site at the market!
What products do the vendors offer? The market offers a variety of in season fruits and vegetables.
What makes your market special? The market is a program of the Cypress Hills Local Development Corp., which creates programs and services to improve the lives of families and children in Cypress Hills.
Special Events: Voter registration drive, Tuesdays, Sept. 5th – October 11th
For more information about Pitkin Verde Farmers’ Market, visit https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Pitkin%20Verde%20farmers%20market
Check out what is being picked this week*:
Beets, Cabbage, Potatoes, Onions, Lettuce, and Peas
*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.
Recipe of the week: Gazpacho