The 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/
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!