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Park Slope

Park Slope Sunday Farmers’ Market

Park SlopeSituated at the crossroads of several neighborhoods, Park Slope’s Down to Earth Farmers Market is a great mix of people as well as a variety of fresh produce. Friendly farmers and lots of nearby cultural offerings make this a unique shopping experience.  The market features New York State fruits and vegetables, fresh fish, free range beef and sausages, artisanal breads and baked goods, local wines, specialty foods, pickles, and much more! 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 – 5:00PM, 05/07 – 12/24

 Where is the market located? 4th Street — closed street off 5th Ave at Washington Park & the Old Stone House, 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 Park Slope Sunday Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at:  http://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=brooklyn&market=park+slope+sunday+farmers+market

and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Park%20Slope%20Farmers%20Market

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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

 

 

Southern Tier Farmers Market

Southern Tier Farmers’ Markets

Southern Tier Farmers MarketBelmont Farmers Market
This is a seasonal open air market offering vegetables and fruits, plants, honey, maple products and baked goods.

When is the market open:  Thursdays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., beginning May 25 and running through Oct. 26.

Where is the market located:  32 Willets Ave., Belmont, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, and we take part in the Double Up program – we will double the amount of SNAP dollars spent at the market, up to $20.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/Belmont-Farmers-Market-117014374990209/

 

Franklinville Farmers Market

Come visit our vendors and get nutritious fresh vegetables and fruits, maple and honey products, and baked goods. We also run special events such as food demonstrations, kid’s games, crafts, book readings, and more. Come every week to be a part of the fun and get your produce.

When is the market open? The market is open Wednesdays, 3 – 6pm from June 14 through October

Where is the market located? The market is located at Park Square, Franklinville, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, and we take part in the Double Up program – we will double the amount of SNAP dollars spent at the market, up to $20. We also welcome FreshConnect, Veteran Families, WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, and Seniors’ Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program benefits.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/franklinvillefarmersmarket/

 

Southern Tier Farmers Market at Olean
The Friday afternoon Olean farmers market offers an alternative to weekend shopping.  Enjoy the spacious parking lot and friendly vendors for locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, oak wood products, Avon products, jams/jellies, maple syrup and honey.  Locally made gourmet mustards and sauces and rabbit meat are also offered.

When is the market open? The market is open every Friday, 2 – 6pm; May 19 – Oct 27

Where is the market located? The market is located at 1900 Constitution Ave., Olean, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, and we take part in the Double Up program – we will double the amount of SNAP dollars spent at the market, up to $20. We also welcome FreshConnect, Veteran Families, WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, and Seniors’ Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program benefits.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/Southern-Tier-Farmers-Market-165092373544019/

 

Salamanca Farmers Market

This is a seasonal open air market offering vegetables and fruits in season, baked goods, cut flowers, potted plants, bedding plants, hanging baskets, honey, maple syrup and maple products, handmade crafts, jams and jellies.

When is the market open? The market is open Tuesdays, 11 am – 5 pm from May 23 – Oct. 26.

Where is the market located? You can find the market at 12 Park Ave., Jefferson Park, Salamanca, New York

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, and we take part in the Double Up program – we will double the amount of SNAP dollars spent at the market, up to $20. We also welcome FreshConnect, Veteran Families, WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, and Seniors’ Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program benefits.

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Salamanca-Farmers-Market/337495339671451

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

 

 

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Amalgamated Market

Friends of Van Cortlandt ParkThe Friends of Van Cortlandt Park (FVCP) Amalgamated Market is run by local youth who spend their summer learning about our food system, how to grow food, and the basics of running a small business. They help with cooking demonstrations and become part of the community as they get to know the customers. Our market hosts local school children on trips during the fall and provides them with added extras like pumpkin decorating or fitness classes.

When does it open? The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park (FVCP) Amalgamated Market opens July 12. It is open from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. every Wednesday through November 1.

Where is it? The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park (FVCP) Amalgamated Market is located at the corner of Gale Place and Orloff Avenue, Bronx, NY.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park (FVCP) Amalgamated Market does accept SNAP and offers a ‘Health Bucks’ program as added incentive — for every $5 a SNAP customer spends, they receive Healthy Buck, a $2 coupon that can be used to purchase additional locally grown fruits and vegetables. All customers who visit the market eight times gets a health buck and a small prize.

For more information on Friends of Van Cortlandt Park, please visit the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/friendsofvcp/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf
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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

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

La Familia Verde

La Familia Verde Farmers’ Market

La Familia VerdeLa Familia Verde is a coalition of community gardens in the Crotona, East Tremont and West Farms neighborhoods of the Bronx. We take pride in the fact that we are 5 community gardens and 4 rural farmers working together to make this market a huge success. The gardens serve as education, cultural and social resource centers.

When does the market open? The market opens July 11 and runs through November. It is open every Tuesday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.  

Where is the market located? Tremont Park, Between Arthur Ave and La Fontaine Ave in the Bronx.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits?  We honor SNAP, WIC checks, and WIC and Senior FM checks. We also offer Health Bucks — $2 coupons that can be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. Spend $5 in SNAP benefits and receive a $2 Health Buck.

What makes your market special? Our market is run by community gardeners and we have a slogan as we sing out to our customers “Get your fresh vegetables. We grow’em, you eat em. We grow’em, you eat em!! We take pride in our farmer’s market that no one is denied food if they are hungry, poor or homeless.

For more information on the La Familia Verde Farmers’ Market, please visit their website at: http://www.lafamiliaverde.org/

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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: Mild Salsa

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

 

 

Johnstown Farmers Market

Johnstown Farmer’s Market

Johnstown Farmers MarketRun by the Fulton-Montgomery Farmers’ Market Association, The Johnstown Farmers’ Market has all the delicious and healthy fruits and veggies you need to eat right!  Come out and support your local farmers and suppliers of natural goods.

When is the market open?  The market is open every Tuesday from 3 PM – 6 PM from

June 13 – Mid-October

Where is the market located?  The market is located at Sir William Johnson Park, 223 West Main Street, Johnstown, 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? Vendors sell bedding plants, fruits and vegetables (in season), baked goods, snacks, eggs, meats (pork and beef, pasture-raised chicken), and seasonal flowers.

What makes your market special? The Johnstown 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.

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

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

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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: Mild Salsa

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Millerton Farmers Market

Millerton Farmers’ Market

Millerton Farmers MarketThe Millerton Farmer’s Market, sponsored by the North East Community Center, makes it possible for area residents and visitors to buy and eat fresh locally grown produce; creates a vital village gathering place; helps farmers find markets for their produce; and creates educational and training opportunities for young people.

When is the market open? The summer market is every Saturday from 9am – 1pm, May 20th- October 28th. The Winter Season is November and December, every Saturday 10am-2pm; January-April the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, 10am-2pm.

Where is the market located? The market is located at The Millerton Methodist Church, 6 Dutchess Ave.

Does the market accept EBT SNAP Benefits? Yes, we accept EBT SNAP benefits and for every $5 you spend with your SNAP benefits, you receive a $2 Health Bucks coupon you can use towards fruits or vegetables.

What products do the vendors offer? 16 local farmers, bakers and food artisans offer fruits such as apples, pears, stone fruit, and berries; vegetables and herbs; beef, chicken, eggs, pork from heritage livestock; heirloom vegetables;  locally produced goat cheese; pickles, sauerkraut, maple syrup, raw honey and maple cream and confections; and seasonal blackberry jam.

What makes your market special? The Millerton Farmers’ Market is sponsored by the North East Community Center and allows our community to access local, fresh and affordable foods. It’s also an educational opportunity for teens in our Farm and Food Education and Youth Employment Programs.

Special Events: July 1st: Artisan Day; July 15th: partnering with Oblong Books Jr. for a family game day; September 30th: Apple Pie Bake-off; and October 28th: Pumpkin Decorating.

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

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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

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

 

 

 

Fulton Farmers Market

Fulton Farmers’ Market

Fulton Farmers MarketOur Farmers’ Market celebrates the people who work acres, not hours! We encourage Fulton area residents to benefit from their labors by buying locally-grown vegetables and eating healthy!

When is the market open?  Every Saturday from May 27 to October 7, 8 am until Noon.

Where is the market located?  Beautiful Bullhead Point on Lake Neatahwanta.

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

What products do the vendors offer? Local fresh produce, eggs, meat, cheese, wine, honey, baked goods, herbs, flowers and crafts.

Our farmer friendly market is now located at Bullhead Point on beautiful Lake Neatahwanta . We celebrate those that work acres not hours. We encourage our community to shop, eat, spend and enjoy local.

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

www.facebook.com/fultonmarket/

 

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

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

 

pitkin verde farmer's market

Pitkin Verde Farmer’s Market

pitkin verde farmer's marketEntering 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

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