community markets

Jamaica Farmers Market is back
Jamaica Farmers Market is back
Dining Queens Courier Staff 6/26/2013 at 1:43PM

BY JOHANN HAMILTON Jamaica Avenue will be a getting a lot greener this summer with the return of the Jamaica Farmers Market. The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation and Down To Earth Markets (DTE) is hosting the market, which is in its 39th year. It currently features four vendors: Alex’s Tomato Farm, John D. Madura Farms, [...]

Jamaica celebrates autumn at the 11th annual Harvest Festival
Jamaica celebrates autumn at the 11th annual Harvest Festival
News Maggie Hayes 10/15/2012 at 1:40PM

Jamaica went country at this year’s annual Harvest Festival hosted by the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation and community markets. Hundreds gathered Saturday on 160th Street under the bright sun to celebrate autumn, and indulge in baked goods, shop for fresh produce, support local merchants and watch live music and performances. There were cook-offs, cooking demos, [...]