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Fresh food push comes to western Queens
Fresh food push comes to western Queens
Top Stories Alexa Altman 9/07/2012 at 11:12AM

There’s now an oasis in the middle of a Queens food desert. Residents of the Queensbridge Houses — a neighborhood where fresh produce is scarce — now have the option of purchasing a bag of fruits and vegetables every Wednesday afternoon, just outside their doors. The push reflects a Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, but is [...]

Proposal to close Jackson Heights street for food fair
Proposal to close Jackson Heights street for food fair
News Michael Pantelidis 1/18/2012 at 1:10PM

A local farmers market is promoting a fresh idea for Jackson Heights — converting a serene street into a bustling bazaar. GrowNYC’s Greenmarket, which is the only year-round farmers market in Queens, will present a proposal to Community Board (CB) 3 on January 19, hoping the Jackson Heights community supports the closing of 78th Street [...]