Situated 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
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!