A budding plan to grow a farmers’ market this summer in Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows is getting the green thumbs up from neighborhood residents.
Though the Jackson Heights Greenmarket is open year-round many of Queens’ other farmers markets don’t open until June or July. Astoria Greenmarket 14th Street (Between 31st Avenue and 31st Road) Open Wednesdays, 7/10 – 11/20 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Corona Greenmarket Roosevelt Avenue at 103rd Street Open Fridays, 7/5 – 11/22 8 a.m. – [...]
Mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday announced that for the first time all 138 of the city’s farmers markets will accept Health Bucks coupons, which are good for $2 of fresh fruits and vegetables. Bloomberg hopes the program will give more low-income New Yorkers access to fresh fruits and vegetables, and help fight obesity in the city. Last [...]
Though the Jackson Heights Greenmarket is open year-round many of Queens’ other farmers markets don’t open until June or July. Astoria Greenmarket 14th St. between 31st Ave. and 31st Road July 11-November 14 Wednesdays, 8 a.m-3 p.m. Atlas Park Greenmarket Atlas Park Mall, Cooper Ave. and 80th St. June 16–November 17 Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. [...]